Audio is just as important to the viewer experience as video. Studies have shown that poor audio can lead to negative reactions from viewers. First, it is important to use a standalone camera instead of one on a recorder. An individual camera can give higher quality sound. Secondly, it is important to get as close to the source of audio as possible. The closer you are to the … [Read more...] about 7 Tips to Help You Avoid Common Audio Pitfalls
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In the past it was not difficult to know which cables to use, but in recent years the rise of many potential cables has made knowing more difficult. Now that USB cables and thunderbolt cables look similar, it is more difficult to know which cables to use. The cable that you use can greatly impact performance and the speed of read and write operations. It is not enough to just … [Read more...] about Cables Matter—Test Your Connections
The term green screen has become the trendy term used by v-loggers and bloggers in the YouTube generation. Filming with a green screen is the process of shooting a subject against a colored backdrop, usually green, that will then be replaced, usually through a process called compositing, with another background. What people do not realize, is you do not have to use just the … [Read more...] about To Green Screen Or Not To Green Screen?
Text messages are increasingly becoming the main channel of communication between people. As such, they are part of the movies and TV shows, which adds a difficulty of showing the content of the exchange. One way to do this is to actually show the phone screen, which is similar to the way e-mail is often shown. Placing bubbles with the message content next to the character is … [Read more...] about A Quick Guide to Showing Text Messages on Screen
You love to cook. Maybe you're a professional chef, or maybe your a devout foodie who gets off on creating the dishes you love to eat. Either way, you can't wait to share your creations, and the creative journey you take arriving at them, online. That's truly great. And while your creativity, passion, expertise, and experience in the kitchen, will take you a fair way along your … [Read more...] about 5 Secret Ingredients of Deliciously Engaging YouTube Cooking Videos