5 Video Mistakes & How to Fix Them in Post When you live in a world of "point and shoot" and are trapped most of the time in the auto settings of your camera, there are some errors you will regularly see. Things like white balance, exposure problems, audio disasters... the list goes on! Anyway, even though it is terrible practice to work with the idea that you can always … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Fixing it in Post, Video Resolutions and Workflows
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So first of all this week my apologies for missing last week's Friday Roundup. Every year here in Taiwan where I live we of course have the Lunar New Year celebrations. The actual date of those celebrations changes from year to year because it is all aligned with the Moon and not my usual calendar! This year I was totally caught out and missed posting time altogether. That's … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Monitor Calibration, Depth of Field and Cameras
5 Tips to Edit Videos Faster and Easier Some good tips here on a sensible workflow for more efficient editing. Of course there are many variations on the theme of editing workflows but there is one thing that will really get you going faster. Do all the time consuming steps first, then get into the editing. By that I mean the organization steps and finding assets you don't … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Faster Editing, Frame Rates and Free Audio Effects
5 Unique Camera Angles to Incorporate in Your Next Shoot Hmmm... Possibly the first "angle" he is talking about in this video is more about composition rather than camera angle but let's not split hairs here! Also maybe you are not going to use any of these in your shoots but you need to be aware of the effects so that you don't inadvertently create and unwanted effect in your … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Camera Angles, Color and Gaming Videos
Shoot Like An Editor There is a piece of advice you will see over and over as you try to find your way making videos which is you always shoot with editing in mind. That means you always try to have a plan in your mind or on paper of how you want the final product to look BEFORE you start shooting. By doing that you will greatly increase your chances of having all the right … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Shoot to Edit, Lowlight and YouTube Shorts