3 New Codecs Are Coming in 2020. Some time back there was the announcement that the next progression as far as video codecs went was going to be the H.265 codec. At the time that codec was meant to be the next step in the world of widely used and generally compatible video codecs that the average person would be using. As it is, that codec has never really taken over the market … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – The Friday Roundup – New Codecs, Camera Movement and More!
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Soviet Montage Theory & Definition, Examples and Types of Montage So the reality is that many of us who have become the unofficial videographer for friends and family are going to be working largely with pretty rough raw materials. We are going to be put in the position where we have a bunch of footage that needs to be pulled together in order to represent some event. Nine … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Soviet Montages, Austin Powers and Stop Motion
Map Animations with Google Earth Studio A few months ago I referred to the Google Earth Studio with a tutorial on how to make Map Animations using that service... and then of course I completely forgot about it. So, if you haven't heard of it, this is a free service being developed by Google that integrates the Google Earth portal with their own online animation software. What … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Google Earth Studio, Travel Videos and Transitions
Corel VideoStudio 2020 Update Highlights OK so the big news for this week has been the release of Corel VideoStudio 2020. The nice people at Corel have sent me a copy so hopefully by early next week I will have had a chance to take for a test drive. After that I will post an update of my current review HERE but that also depends on me actually DOING it which is usually a bit of … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Corel VideoStudio Updates to 2020 and other Video Editing Tips
How to do Quick Cut and Zoom Shots A large number of talking head videos you see on YouTube are shot the same way. A camera is set up into one position with the talking head lined up correctly and away we go. The YouTuber then speaks to the camera and gets the whole thing done and we are finished. Given that most videos like this are informational or possible "conversational" … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Zoom Cuts, YouTube Channels and other Tips