So the big news for this week has been the announcement by Adobe regarding one of their flagship product Adobe CS6. In a nutshell they are moving CS6 over to a subscription based model that is heavily integrated into the "cloud" and are renaming it Creative Cloud or CC. Users will will pay a monthly or yearly fee to have access to the suite and will instantly receive all … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Adobe Drops a Bombshell… sorta
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.
We kick off this week with a great story that not only makes YouTube a serious contender for the "bigger is dumber" award but also carries some great lessons for the "little guy" of video on YouTube and other services. Last year YouTube decided they had way too much money sitting around the office and needed to get rid of it fast. The idea was to pump around $300 million into … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – YouTube’s 300 Million Dollar Hole and More
Somewhere on this site I recall writing something about storytelling and video. If I was the kind of person who was organized I would be adding a link here to that very post so that you could be amazed at my brilliance! Unfortunately I can't find it right now but I strongly suspect it is in the Editing Tips section of the site... maybe. Anyhoo that leads me rather seamlessly … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – It’s All About the Story and More Blackmagic
Well this week we have all sorts of stuff to get through so with no further ado here's the Friday Video Editing Roundup! The convenience and immediacy of having smartphones and iPhones that we carry with us all the time allowing us to record video, has resulted in us being able to almost record life around us as it happens. However the audio on these recordings is usually … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Sony and Nikon 4K, Audio Tips and YouTube Stars
I wanted to devote most of this week's Friday Roundup to a particular development that unfolded during the week in the field of video cameras. The development in question was over at Blackmagic Design which is a developer and manufacturer of high end cinema quality digital cameras that are incredibly small. If you have ever taken a stroll around this site or even just taken a … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – A Little Black Magic