You Think You Know HISTOGRAMS? Most of the fully loaded video editing solutions at the consumer end of the market these days come with some pretty good color correction and color grading tools. However the problem with all of them is that they are tools and their effectiveness is closely tied to the ability of the person using those tools. Now before we go any further I am … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Histograms, YouTube Tips and Handheld Footage
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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.
After last week's Friday Roundup I carried on with my schedule fully expecting to gather the usual bunch of stuff for this week's Friday Roundup. Given the fact that we were heading into the whole Christmas/Holidays silly season time of year some might say that was being a tad optimistic. Others may have described it more accurately as delusional! Anyway as the week has … [Read more...] about (Not) The Friday Roundup!
IsoBuster 4.3 Release Quite a few years ago I started a website devoted to the subject of DVDs. At the time I had just purchased one of the Sony standard definition DVD camcorders that recorded directly to mini DVD discs. At the time they were cutting edge and all the rage so I figured it would be awesome! How wrong I was! Anyway I soon realized I was going to have to get … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Isobuster 4.3, Codec News and Sensors
NEW Filmora9 Update This week the folks at Wondershare release an update to their easy to use video editing software Filmora. This is a fairly rare occurrence with them as they tend to just keep updating and bug fixing at a somewhat quiet and constant rate without too much fanfare. This latest release takes us to version 9 of the software and I am happy to report they are … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Filmora Updates, Shutterstock Select and More!
SHOOT the %#$ Thing! Light, Exposure, ISO, History, Tips This is another good no-nonsense tutorial I came across this week on the subject of manual settings especially in DSLRs and camcorders. Many new and inexperienced video shooters tend to go straight into the Auto settings of their cams and stay there almost forever. Even if the average person does try to dip their toes … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – ISO Settings, YouTube Stories and Rendering