Just a Bucket-load of Free Assets OK so let's start of this week's Friday Roundup with a some freebies and believe me when I say "some" I mean a bucket load! Originally the title of this entry referred to 80 or so assets that were being made available by Shutterstock through Premiumbeat. In checking it all out on their website I noticed a few other links and eventually I made … [Read more...] about The Friday Round Up – Editing Walk-throughs, B-roll and Focus Tips
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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.
Cinematic Gimbal Moves With Your Smartphone This is a kind of review/promo for the Zhiyun Phone Gimbal which is OK I guess but the important part is not really the gimbal itself or the phone being used. The Slanted Lens is a pretty good source of information on stuff like this but they tend to focus more on photography than video. This is however a good tutorial with some … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Gimbal Moves, Free Graphics and Video Effects
DSLR or Mirrorless Which Should You Buy? As you may (or may not) have noticed this website does not have a section covering the latest and greatest in cameras or devices for taking videos. There are many reasons for that so here's just the highlights. First up I am not technically qualified to recommend cameras for video to anyone other than myself. Even then I tend to … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Animated Travel Routes, DSLRs vs. MILCs and Audio Tips
PowerDirector 18 Basic Training, Part 1 of 8 For any longtime readers of the Friday Roundup you would have noticed that there are certain resources I go back to over and over each week. For example when it comes to YouTube videos I go to Tim Schmoyer and Derral Eves. For PowerDirector I go to Maliek at PowerDirector University and The Sharper Turtle. The reason I do that is … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – PowerDirector Basics, 1:1 Aspect Ratios and Teleprompters
How to get Pro Video Out of Your GoPro or Osmo Action Cam I wanted to kick off this week's Friday Roundup with a couple of tutorials on the subject of shooting videos. It is pretty obvious these days that you can take a tiny action cam like the DJI Osmo or a GoPro or even a mobile phone and get some pretty decent results. On top of that if you want to take that footage to … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Shooting Tips, SFX Trick Shots and More