Do Video Down Votes and Criticism Matter? The video below is not directly concerning how to shoot or create videos in any way but I think it conveys an important message to anyone who is engaged in the process of creating videos for others to see. There is an old theory about how things work in the universe, how stuff divides up, how people act and on and on. It's called the … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Handling Criticism, Gimbals or Handheld and More
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This is where you will find my weekly roundup (Get it? A cowboy on a horse? Roundup?) covering all the latest news, tips, tutorials and releases in the world of shooting, editing and producing video.
Adobe Premiere Elements 2019 Update Well the bad news for me this week is that Adobe have released the new version of Premiere Pro 2019. I say "bad news" because that means I have to do another updated review of the whole thing. Given my inherent laziness I am sure you understand my position! I have have however had a chance to take a quick look at it and I must say there … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Premiere Elements Updates and a Mixed Bag of Goodies
MAKING VIDEOS - Could this be the Basic of all Basics? Get ready folks but it's only fair to warn you that I am about to embark on a longish ranty kind of blurb here in support of the video below. Running this website as I do I get a lot of questions from people from all over the place on many aspects of shooting and editing videos. There is one point that seems to … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Video Basics, Motion Tracking and Sound Design
CyberLink Release PowerDirector 17 and Other Updates This week CyberLink announced the release of updated versions of their various video, audio, color and image editing software offerings. Although my main interest is obviously their mainstay video editing program PowerDirector 17, a few things have changed over at CyberLink that are worth noting. In the past CyberLink have … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – CyberLink Annual Updates, Audio Transitions and Some Rembrandt
Pro, Prosumer, Consumer? Over the past 15 years or so in the field of digital video the separation between professional cameras and editing software and their consumer level equivalents has become somewhat blurred. These days even with the added category of "prosumer" those differences are becoming less and less. There remains however one key factor that separates all of … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Transitions, Trippy Effects and Syncing