Learn How to Film Your Own Online Instructional Course

Learn how to purchase and setup cheap, easy-to-use camera, sound, and light equipment. No prior experience necessary!
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  • Lectures 24
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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    Available on iOS and Android
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Published 7/2014 English

Course Description


  • (01/15/15) Our $9 introductory price will expire on February 1st, 2015. On February 2nd, the new price will be $29.
  • (02/02/15) Over 1300 students in our first six months!
  • (03/30/15) Recently added - Inventory sheet for Camera Equipment. When you're ready to get started, here's a thorough list of gear that can help you get up and running quickly with professional quality.


This course is for anyone who would like to film their own instructional series but either don't have the right equipment or proper camera operating experience.

Within an hour, you'll learn how to easily setup, adjust, and operate an easy to purchase GoPro camera kit, lighting, and sound to record nearly any sort of video curriculum. Equipment includes:

  • (2) GoPro Hero 3+ Cameras
  • (2) Ikan 312 v2 LED Lights
  • (1) Tascam DR-60 Field Recorder
  • (1) Lavalier Microphone
  • (1) Instrument Microphone
  • (1) iPad (or iPhone)
  • SD Cards
  • Various Power Chargers
  • Multiple Camera/Light Stands and Mounting Adapters

By the time you've finished recording, you can either edit your footage yourself or send it back to us to have it edited for a low, hourly rate. Shoot us a message for more details about editing.

Feel free to browse our curriculum and contact us at any time if you have any questions. Happy e-Learning!

This course has been provided by MusicProfessor, an online music education company.

What are the requirements?

  • A desire to create an online course
  • GoPro Cameras
  • Small Lighting Kit

What am I going to get from this course?

  • In this course, you will discover the contents of a Tutorial GoPro camera kit
  • Learn how to setup Cameras, Lights, Sound Recording Devices, and Stands
  • Operate all of the Camera, Light, and Sound Hardware
  • Adjust Camera, Light, and Sound Hardware to better tell your story
  • Maintain battery life and power
  • Ensure safety
  • Tear down equipment

Who is the target audience?

  • Instructors
  • Teachers
  • Adults
  • Musicians
  • Students
  • Filmmakers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting Started - What's in the Bag

Opening up your camera kit, seeing how all of the equipment is stored, and verifying the contents of the bag.

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Here's a thorough list of everything you could possibly need to get started in making a professional looking and sounding video in no time.

Section 2: Setting Up GoPro Cameras

Assembling the light/camera stands and locating a power source


Pulling out and assembling the GoPro cameras.


A step by step walk through of the GoPro accessories.


Mounting the GoPro cameras to the light/camera stands.


Learning to adjust the height and tilt of each of the light/camera stands.


Looking at the side ports, SD card slot, and other external features of the GoPro camera.


Checking out the two main function buttons of the GoPro as well as the included LCD screen.


Briefly learn about the GoPro camera display.

Section 3: Setting Up Lighting

Pull out and power up the included lights and learn what the various settings are all about.


Mount the lights onto the light/camera stands.

Section 4: Camera and Lighting Angle Basics

Learn how to properly set up a studio with your lights and cameras.


Learn how to find the correct light and camera angles.


Learn how to properly frame a shot with each camera.


Learn how to engage and operate the GoPro App using the included kit iPad.


Learn about the included GoPro remote and why the GoPro App is better for studio use.

Section 5: Getting Good Sound

Locate and identify all of the kit's audio equipment and accessories.


Learn how to power and operate the Tascam DR-60 and microphones.


Learn how to initiate audio recording and listen back to your recordings.

Section 6: Conclusion
Safety, Power Management, and Best Practices

Learn how to carefully and accurately tear down the camera kit.


Pack up all of the gear.


A summation of the course.

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Instructor Biography

MusicProfessor provides pre-recorded, high-quality online music lessons for students who either can't study with a private teacher or would like to further supplement their education. We do so via a massive library of lessons taught by some of the finest faculty in the country.

WOODWINDS: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone

BRASS: Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba

EXTRACURRICULAR: Music Theory, Conducting, Percussion

MusicProfessor launched in 2012 with a single instrument series, 'Bassoon 101,' but has since expanded to over 12 instrument series with just over 5000 video lessons. Our curriculum is used in nearly 100 schools and school districts throughout the United States and by more than 14,000 students and music teachers throughout the world.

Nowhere else can you find the level of detail and professional instruction of MusicProfessor's curriculum. Fulfill your musical destiny by signing up today!

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- R. Lira

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