Tips on Using Minimal (Indoor) Light The bane of almost every amateur video enthusiast is trying to get decent looking footage in an indoor situation when you know the available light is borderline. Check out the video below to get some excellent tips on taking this situation and turning it to your advantage. Street Cinematography The link below goes to a quite … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Indoor Lighting, Street Photography and Tripods
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.
Blending Modes in Filmora It is easy to dismiss Filmora as an editing solution because of its apparent simplicity but for me personally its simplicity is the whole point! In the video below you can see a demonstration of three ways you can use the "Blending Mode" module in Filmora to complete three very different tasks. How different? The first as an overlay workaround, the … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Blend Modes, Bit Depth and Double Exposures
How To Make Your Own Foley + 41 Free Sound FX A few weeks back I posted a video that gave an excellent overview of what Foley is, how it is incorporated into movie making and how the process works. This week on the ShutterStock blog they posted a video that gives some great tips on achieving your own foley effects but the best part is that they are doing a giveaway! Just hit … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Free Foley FX, One Light Setups and a Filmora Q&A
Shoot Great Video with Any Camera A few years back the guys at DigitalRev TV on YouTube were continuing their series on getting pro photographers to create images using nasty cheap cameras. In one episode they talked Phillip Bloom a well known cinematographer, to create a video also using a cheap and nasty video camera. He agreed to the challenge without actually … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Barbie-cam Revisited, Voice Overs and Mic Placement
5 Tips To Get Good At Flying Drones OK I just love this video! I have often written about the problem with gadgets and technology being that they are sold on a basic false promise. That promise is that whatever new gadget, plugin, piece of equipment or accessory you buy it is somehow going to bypass the need to do the actions necessary to achieve a professional looking … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Drone Flying, Whip Pans and Stabilizers