How to Find Music for Videos One question that I see coming up on a lot of the forums and user groups is the question of choosing the right music for the right video. Too often you will see videos that rely heavily on audio to maintain interest using music that seems in no way connected to the visuals. The video below goes into the subject quite well but before that I wanted … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Choosing Music, the Glitch Effect and Voiceovers
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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.
Earlier this week I sent out an email to everyone on my subscriber list (unusual I know!) alerting them to a couple of good deals going at the moment being offered by Magix. So I thought I would kick off this week by repeating that information in case anyone wanted to take advantage of those deals. So, Magix last week released the latest update of Vegas Movie Studio which … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Composition, Vegas Discounts and Lens Filters
VEGAS Movie Studio 15 Released So hot on the heels of last week's announcement from Corel on the update of VideoStudio X10 to VideoStudio 2018 we have one from Magix as well. They have just released their latest version of Vegas Movie Studio 15 which is the second update since Magix acquired the Sony Creative range of video editing software a few years back. This release is … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Vegas Movie Studio Updates and Other Editing Stuff
Aaand we are back! So last week I set out with all good intentions to issue the usual Friday Roundup. Unfortunately this was all in the face of the impending Chinese New Year break that occurs here in Taiwan where I am located. Probably up until last Tuesday I was looking to be pretty much on track but by Thursday it had all gone to hell in a basket resulting in me utterly … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Chinese New Year Backlog Edition
Cinematic Lighting Techniques One of the current catchphrases that seems to be circling around at the moment is "cinematic." There has been a lot of talk about adjusting frame rates to shoot more "cinematic.," applying cinematic LUTs or color adjustments and on and on. Unfortunately this kind of discussion tends to go around and around without anyone actually realizing that … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Cinematic Lighting, Jumps Cuts and Camera Hacks