In-Camera Effects These are some pretty advanced looking in-camera effects that just about everyone can pull off. The main things you will need are a camera of some description and access to either a hardware or a department store or both! You may find a few of the effects to be a bit out of reach mainly because of their dependence on pro lighting but most of them should be … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – In Camera Effects, Handheld Transitions and Thumbnails
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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.
Sound Design Transitions - Techniques for Better Sound Design So it been a while since launched a ramble on the use of transition in your video projects. Long time readers of this blog will now be groaning and rolling there eyes because... "Here he goes again!" But for those of you who are new, here's a recap! To make the whole thing nice and short the deal is this. There is … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Audio Transitions, Shooting RAW and Screen Recording
Memory Card Failure Tips So these days I think I would be pretty hard pressed trying to find someone that visits this site that is recording their videos to anything other than memory cards. Maybe there are a few old die-hards out there clinging to DVD recorders or Hard Drive recorders or perhaps even some DV Tapes... but I doubt it. So the deal with all types of storage … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Memory Card Tips, Jump-cuts and Lighting
How To Convert A File To A Perfect MP4 In Handbrake There are a few tools that I keep on my computer for video editing outside of my actual video editing software programs. One of the main ones I keep handy is Handbrake and I highly recommend anyone who is editing videos to get it and have it handy. First of all you can't beat the price because it is free! However truth be told … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – File Conversions, Free Music and Studios
What you Need to Know about White Balance Yeah, yeah, I know your camera, phone or whatever says it has automatic white balance and you don't need to get into all that technical stuff right? Well to some degree that's true. However if you look at the footage more experienced users are getting from the same equipment as you and you are thinking theirs is so much better... then … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Color Grades, White Balance and Audio