How to Create a DREAMY LOOK in Video There may be times when you want to add a sort of dreamlike or surreal look to your projects or part of them. There are a number of ways to achieve this type of effect and there are about a gazillion tutorials online to help you do that! I have included the video below this week because it covers many of the main ways to do it, all in one … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Dreamy Looks, Color Grading and a Freebie!
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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.
10 Things To Do When You Get A New Camera In my house I am considered to be a bit weird by my wife and son. Whenever we purchase some new device, appliance or piece of technology the very first thing I do is unpack it and read the manual. Then I re-read the manual with the object in question in my hands or at hand. It is only then that I begin to set up said device for … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Zoom Transitions, B-roll and Motion Blur
Foley: How Hollywood Sounds Effects are Made When you look at the differences between an amateur video and a professionally produced one you would get the idea that those differences are because of big things. Big things like pro file formats, pro cameras and sound recording and more. What isn't so obvious are the million and one "little things." Tiny little actions that … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup- Foley, LUTs, Audio and Lighting Tips
9 Cuts Every Video Editor Should Know Whilst it is true that the available palette for cutting any video together is almost limitless it is also true that you need to nail down the basics before you go too crazy on it. Although opinions vary widely on this I personally think there are about 6 or 7 foundational cuts that you need to have down cold before you go looking for … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Basic Editing Cuts, Frame Rates and Time Lapse
How To Make Money on YouTube with Affiliate Links It is probably safe to say that the world of YouTube for anyone that was previously making living over there from producing and uploading videos has descended into some kind of hell. There have been huge changes with countless channels being demonetized and many others finding their viewership being decimated. For the big … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Super Hero Tricks, Some Video FX and Aspect Ratios