Welcome to this week's Friday Roundup! So by way of explanation what you would normally expect to see as the lead image in the Roundup would generally be an image doctored by me to make a lame joke about video in some way. Unfortunately this week I have manflu and as all men out there know, I am not long for this world, so sad really. Anyway the best I could do was a image … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup- Drone Shots, Gimbals and Polarizers
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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.
Super Camera Basics for Video: Shutter Speed, Aperture, & ISO One of the key steps you can take if you are looking to up your video game and lift it out of the "home movies" level is to start shooting manually. Most people tend to remain locked into the auto settings of their cams which includes auto-focus and everything else. In many cases that's actually just fine and … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Camera Basics, 4K Tips and Drone Shots
MAGIX Movie Edit Pro Updates About two years ago German Software manufacturer Magix decided to abandon the yearly update cycle on some of their products. What that meant was that their consumer level video editing software, Movie Edit Pro and their pro offering, Video Pro X stopped having version updates denoted by a number. They began a different model based on constant … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Magix Updates, Free Emojis and Content Management
Pinnacle Studio Updates to Version 22 Well I guess the top news story for this week in the world of video editing software would have to be the release of Pinnacle Studio 22. With this latest release of Pinnacle Studio Corel have further enhanced what has become under their ownership quite literally a video editing and post production beast! If you are unfamiliar with … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – A Pinnacle Studio Update and Much More Stuff!
Making it a Story When I was a kid, very often friends of my parents would come over to our house after they had returned from a holiday somewhere and we were all subjected to the obligatory slideshow. We had to sit in a darkened room while slide after agonizing slide was clicked and the person showing them would drone on about what we were looking at. I am not sure if … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Finding the Story, 2D Animations and Plugins