Why Everyone Should Use Video Scopes for Color Correction So let's stop for a minute and talk about color correction and color grading. For many amateur editors there is a knowledge that you can do so much to improve the quality of the video images you are getting in your projects. There is also the knowledge that these days most fully loaded editors will offer color control … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Video Scopes, Camera Moves and Stop Motion
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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.
Subscriber Green Screen Review With Tips and Tricks For anyone wanting to really get their green screen production under control there is a bog post on this site I added years ago with a video that covers everything. When I say everything I really mean it! Effective green screen starts at the shooting stage and if you can get that aspect of the process tamed the rest is dead … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Green Screen, YouTube News and Some Blackmagic
Tips For Shooting Underwater With various action camera choices these days and access to affordable waterproof housings, underwater shooting is not the technical nightmare it used to be. Check out the video below for some excellent and practical tips on planning and pulling off an underwater shoot. How to Shoot in Daylight Without Lights or Reflectors This is what I … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Shooting Underwater, Action Cams and Transitions
Isobuster Updated Last week I included a little blurb on a free utility I often use called MediaInfo. You can read about it here. Anyway this week it turns out another program I use quite often has just released a major update so I wanted to add a bit on that one as well. The program I am talking about is Isobuster so for those of you who are unfamiliar with it let me … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Isobuster Updates, B-Roll and D.I.Y ADR
5 Audio Tricks For the average amateur video maker probably one of the hardest things to control at the shooting stage is that of audio. Most of the time due to equipment constraints and a lack of control over the shooting environment you end up with audio that is all over the place. Taming this beast in editing software is somewhat possible but even then the results can be … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Audio Tips and Transitions on Titles