The Marching Band Trick to Steadier Handheld Moving Shots This is a great demonstration video for shooting steady handheld footage. I have read and even written a lot of tutorials on this subject and sure there are lots of tips and tricks but this one actually shows it. I have seen and have used the camera strap trick to keep the camera steady but I have never seen the marching … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Steadier Handheld and Mask Transitions
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.
Dynamic Video Masking in Pinnacle Studio 24 First of all let me just clarify that I have not turned into some kind of strange Pinnacle Studio fanboi! The reason I say that is that for the last few weeks I have been reporting on the release of Pinnacle Studio 24. Usually that would mean a blog post announcing it and then an update of the review that you can see here, Pinnacle … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Pinnacle Dynamic Masking and YouTube Videos
Magix Movie Edit Pro 2021 This week Magix announced their 2021 versions of Movie Edit Pro... kinda. By way of explanation Magix switched away from the annual update cycle which they and many other video editing software makers had followed for years. In place of that they dropped the concept of version numbers and simply named the program by the latest year, so now we are at … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Magix Movie Edit Pro 2021 Updates… sort of
Editing to the Beat - the One Frame Trick This is a great tutorial on one simple little trick that can lift an "edit on the beat" to a higher level. The beauty of it is that you can see the process in detail while you follow along. On top of that there are very clear examples given to really let you get the idea.What's New in Pinnacle Studio 24 Last week I posted that … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Editing to the Beat and Timing Your Cuts to Enhance
Introducing Pinnacle Studio 24 So the big news on a software front this week has been the release of Pinnacle Studio 24 and at first glance it is all looking pretty impressive. The first thing I have to say about it is that Pinnacle is really moving towards a fully fledged "pro" video editor these days. Don't get me wrong, it still retains its familiar user interface but a … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Pinnacle Studio 24 Released, Timelapse and Lighting