The 3 Most Common Green Screen Questions Beginners Ask So the usual marketing guff about green screen is that because your video editing software is capable of carrying out the technical actions your success is guaranteed! That is so far from the truth it is not funny. The reality is that badly shot green screen footage dumped into any software that can do green screen will … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Green Screen, Pro Interview Setups and more!
DIY Video Editor Blog
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.
How to Make a YouTube Intro Fast and Easy One important part of building a YouTube Channel or any social media presence for that matter is the concept of branding. A lot of people tend to kind of switch off when that subject is mentioned because they have the idea that branding only applies to the big names or big companies. Nothing could be further from the truth. It doesn't … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – YouTube Branding, Motion Tracking and Tripods
4 Color Grading Ideas For Summer Vibes This one is demonstrated in DaVinci Resolve and is a simple coverage of taking footage and getting it to look like summer or more like summer. The techniques are pretty simple and most video editing software will provide at least some kind of access to tools to create the same effects.5 Cinematography Tricks for better Visual … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Summer Color Grades and Finding Inspiration
How To Vlog and Be a Better Storyteller The concept of videos having a story is often quite a difficult one to wrap your head around. I remember once a reader checked out my post on Finding the Story in the Shooting Better Home Videos section of the site and was quite confused. His videos were about gardening so the "story" for his videos was not exactly presenting itself to … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Story, Viral Videos and Color Grading
8 Steps to Cinematic Movement When you are shooting video especially as an amateur point and shooter there are certain dynamics at play. You may not be aware of them but they are always present. One of these dynamics is the effect camera movement has on the viewing audience. Certain camera movements will cause specific reactions on the part of those watching the final video. Of … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Cinematic Movement, White Balance and more!