How to Make Your Webcam Footage Look Better One trend in recent video tutorials that I really like is that many of them have become far more hands on in their approach to teaching various techniques. It is one thing to talk about something and quite another to actually demonstrate it live in a video. Very often you will see people appearing on webcams or live streams and … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Webcam Footage, Shot Framing and Livestreams
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.
Blending Modes Demonstrated This is an excellent video from the folks at Corel not only covering what blend modes are in their product VideoStudio but what they are in general. Of all the technical capabilities of modern video editing software "blending" is probably one of the most misunderstood. So it doesn't matter of you are using VideoStudio or not, this is a great run … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Blend Modes, Production Quality and Trailers
Cinematic B-roll with Action Cameras This is an interesting video I came across full of some great ideas for shooting b-roll at home. It is particularly handy because the ideas and techniques are more aimed at using an action cam. Action cams have certain limitations but in the video you can see that they use the unique features of an action cam to their advantage. 6 … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Action Cam B-Roll, Drone Tips and Shooting Handheld
How to Edit - A Step-by-Step Video The article I have linked to below is an absolute must for anyone new to video editing and I even think it is of value to anyone not so new! The article itself has an embedded video that goes for about an hour and covers everything you ever wanted to know about editing a video from soup to nuts! The key to video editing without oging … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Step by Step Editing and Shots Explained
VEGAS Movie Studio 17 New Release This week Magix announced the release of Vegas movieo Studio 17 with a bunch of enhancements and improvements depending on which level of the software you are running. So just to recap for anyone not up on the Magix, Vegas, Sony situation here's the short version. Sonic Foundry started off making audio editing programs sometime around the … [Read more...] about Friday Roundup – Vegas Movie Studio Updates and Sound Design