Video Editing Mistakes 90% of YouTubers Make Some excellent yet very basic editing tips here especially for videos aimed at a YouTube audience. Pay particular attention to the section on Jump Cuts and how to keep the eyes aligned to avoid distraction. It's a great tip in itself and makes a huge difference to how your audience perceives your videos.How to Create a … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Editing Mistakes, “Throw” Transitions and Wide Shots
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Video Editing Tips & Tricks! There are some great points in this video where particular effects are deconstructed then put back together again using software that many people might think can't do it. Also there is an excellent keyframing and masking section at the beginning of this one showing how you can think outside the box and get a good result if you understand what … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Editing Tips, 2D Animations and Lower Thirds
BEWARE! Audacity Is Now Spyware!... or maybe not. As a user of Audacity for many of my audio editing needs I was a tad concerned to start seeing alarming videos and article being posted about it being spyware now. The TLDR version is as follows. Audacity was bought by a company called Muse Group. In a pretty ham-fisted way they announced their intention to add telemetry to a … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Spyware Dramas and Dodgy Practices
How To Plan A YouTube Video - A Pre Production Process Over the past month or so I have been helping a friend get started on YouTube by doing most of the video editing for her until she finds her feet and can operate by herself. One thing that has become abundantly clear is just how vital being organized really is. The sheer amount of wasted time in double handling steps and … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – YouTube Pre-production Planning and Tutorials
Understanding Editing vs. Presets and Templates Most editing software at the consumer level is heavily geared towards a drag and drop workflow and the use of preset and pre-packaged... well... everything! That's fine as far as it goes but the second you want to step out of that world and get a little more fancy schmancy, things go downhill! The usual cry at that time is that … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Understanding the Edit, “How to’s,” Tilts and Pans