DSLR or Mirrorless Which Should You Buy? As you may (or may not) have noticed this website does not have a section covering the latest and greatest in cameras or devices for taking videos. There are many reasons for that so here's just the highlights. First up I am not technically qualified to recommend cameras for video to anyone other than myself. Even then I tend to … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Animated Travel Routes, DSLRs vs. MILCs and Audio Tips
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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.
PowerDirector 18 Basic Training, Part 1 of 8 For any longtime readers of the Friday Roundup you would have noticed that there are certain resources I go back to over and over each week. For example when it comes to YouTube videos I go to Tim Schmoyer and Derral Eves. For PowerDirector I go to Maliek at PowerDirector University and The Sharper Turtle. The reason I do that is … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – PowerDirector Basics, 1:1 Aspect Ratios and Teleprompters
How to get Pro Video Out of Your GoPro or Osmo Action Cam I wanted to kick off this week's Friday Roundup with a couple of tutorials on the subject of shooting videos. It is pretty obvious these days that you can take a tiny action cam like the DJI Osmo or a GoPro or even a mobile phone and get some pretty decent results. On top of that if you want to take that footage to … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Shooting Tips, SFX Trick Shots and More
Effective Slow Motion Video Tutorial for Beginners This is not a video showing you how to capture or create slow motion video so let's get that out of the way first of all. This is an excellent video that covers a concept I tend to bang on about over and over. That concept is, "just because you CAN do it, does not necessarily mean you SHOULD do it! Yes slow motion can be … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Slow Motion, Lower Thirds and Car Scenes
Make Better Videos! Practice This for 15 Minutes I am kind of leaning towards this video probably being the most important entry for this week's Roundup. Back in the days of shooting on film it was very difficult for anyone to get good at shooting as a skill unto itself. That was because film was very expensive especially when you took into account processing costs. These … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Shooting Practice, Updates and New Features