Prepare for Hyperlapse! Another post this week on taking your timelapse footage up a notch and turning it into hyperlapse! Ooh! Hyperslapse, it sounds so exciting! Anyway simply put, a hyperlapse is just a time lapse sequence but instead of keeping the camera in a fixed position for the entire shoot you move the camera incrementally over time. It's sort of like a time lapse … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Editing Work Flows, Hyperlapse and YouTube Tips
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 Get The Best B-ROLL One of the great advantages we have in living in the digital age of video is that we don;t have to worry too much about the quantity of footage we take. Battery life is always improving and storage media is pretty cheap these days compared to the past. Previously we had to be a bit judicious about what footage we took and how much of it we took and … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Storytelling, B-roll and Cinematic Tips
How To Edit Videos - A Complete Beginner's Guide For a couple of years now my recommended video editing software for people wanting something simple that is easy to learn and use has been Filmora by Wondershare. I picked that one for a number of reason which I won't go into here but if you are interested my review is HERE. However one of those reasons is that over the past … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Basic Editing, Setting Preferences and GIFs
Buying a PC for Video Editing: What You Need to Know! On a pretty regular basis I get a lot of questions on this site regarding suitable specs for a computer editing videos. Just as often I get requests for help in debugging editing problems which in turn invariably lead us back to the same subject of specs for an editing computer! Factually speaking in almost every case … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Closed Captions, Audio Tips and Computer Specs
6 Video Editing Rules to Live By I found a great video (below) this week and just had to include it in the Friday Roundup. If you have been reading my blog for any amount of time you will probably already know that one of my pet hates in life is the use of pre-packaged, whirling, spinning transitions that server o particular purpose in any video. Their actual purpose is to … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Software Downloading Tips and a Few Bits and Pieces