I think we can all relate to this. Express Projects Tutorial - CyberLink PowerDirector Most video editing software featured on this site is aimed at the consumer level or home video editor although these days many of them are beginning to punch their way up into the pro leagues. Because of that they all have some kind of auto editing function and in fact most of them have … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – A Few Tips Before The End of 2016
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Pixar in a Box - Khan Academy I wanted to kick off this week's Friday Roundup on a subject that is not totally connected to video shooting or video editing per se. I was wandering about the internet this week as is my want and re-stumbled upon a site called Khan Academy. Now the way I stumbled upon it was through a link to something called Pixar in a Box. When I arrived at … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Khan Academy and Pixar in a Box, Cinemagraphs
Bitrate Tutorial I was having a bit of a moment this week with someone who wrote in to me here for help with his video projects. The person in question was having trouble getting the quality he wanted from his software for what on the surface seemed to be a pretty straightforward process. All he was trying to do was to add some images to the timeline, some music in the … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Bitrates, Color Grades and Cameras
What Makes A Good Color Grade? It is interesting how last week's latest and greatest, totally awesome feature so quickly fades into the distance as we have our attention placed firmly on the next big thing. What am I talking about here? Glad you asked! The "last week's darling" is color grading and the new kid in town is 360 degree shooting, editing with a view to VR … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Equipment Envy, Bitrates and Color
The Importance of Autofocus One of the downsides to shooting in HD that never seems to get mentioned much is the fact that any error in the footage being taken is recorded in all its high definition glory. We all hear the marketing blurb about crystal clear images etc but the reality of this is that if your focus is correct and your color settings and white balance are … [Read more...] about The Friday Roundup – Autofocus for Video and 360 Degree Stitching