Shoot Great Video with Any Camera A few years back the guys at DigitalRev TV on YouTube were continuing their series on getting pro photographers to create images using nasty cheap cameras. In one episode they talked Phillip Bloom a well known cinematographer, to create a video also using a cheap and nasty video camera. He agreed to the challenge without actually … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Barbie-cam Revisited, Voice Overs and Mic Placement
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.
5 Tips To Get Good At Flying Drones OK I just love this video! I have often written about the problem with gadgets and technology being that they are sold on a basic false promise. That promise is that whatever new gadget, plugin, piece of equipment or accessory you buy it is somehow going to bypass the need to do the actions necessary to achieve a professional looking … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Drone Flying, Whip Pans and Stabilizers
Isobuster Updates to Version 4.2 For quite a while now my "go to" tool for dealing with any kind of problem with CD's, DVD's or Blu-ray discs has been Isobuster. The software pretty much does what it says on the box and apart from discs that have suffered physical damage it has never ceased to amaze me as to how much information it can recover off damaged to badly written … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Isobuster Update, Camera Moves And Time Freeze
How to Create a DREAMY LOOK in Video There may be times when you want to add a sort of dreamlike or surreal look to your projects or part of them. There are a number of ways to achieve this type of effect and there are about a gazillion tutorials online to help you do that! I have included the video below this week because it covers many of the main ways to do it, all in one … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Dreamy Looks, Color Grading and a Freebie!
10 Things To Do When You Get A New Camera In my house I am considered to be a bit weird by my wife and son. Whenever we purchase some new device, appliance or piece of technology the very first thing I do is unpack it and read the manual. Then I re-read the manual with the object in question in my hands or at hand. It is only then that I begin to set up said device for … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Zoom Transitions, B-roll and Motion Blur