Tutorials and Guides

Below are some quick-start guides and instructional videos our staff members have created to help you learn to use our resources.  You can find additional, in-depth tutorials on a wide variety of digital media topics, including much additional software and equipment available in our labs and studios, by accessing our campuswide subscription to LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com).

Equipment Quick-Start Guides

Camera and Video Gear Instructional Videos

Gimbals

Gimbal Stabilizers - Zhiyun (Level II) and Ronin (Level III)

Camcorder screen showing video of a piano

Level I Camcorder and Microphone: Talking Head Videos

Front view of a Canon DSLR

Level II Canon DSLR Camera: Exposure and Focus

A finger adjusting a DSLR lens

Level III Lens Kit

The tracks of a dolly system set up on the floor

Level III Dolly System

Lighting Technique Instructional Videos

Setup and Safety

Setup and Safety

3-Point Setup

3-Point Setup

Trouble with Shadows

Trouble with Shadows

LED Lights

LED Lights

Softboxes

Softboxes

Color Temperature and White Balance

Color Temperature and White Balance

Motivated Lighting

Motivated Lighting

Working with Images Instructional Videos

Scanning Slides

Scanning Slides

Photoshop - Images & Formats

Photoshop - Images & Formats

Photoshop - Using Layers

Photoshop - Using Layers

Photoshop - Color Correction

Photoshop - Color Correction