15 December 2017

The Friday Roundup – B-roll, Color Grading, Transitions and Low Light


This week some tips on the how and why of using B-roll footage, a color grading tutorial, how to deal with low light or even embrace it and changes at YouTube.

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11 December 2017

Cyberlink Director Suite 6 Review


A full review and roundup of the features, performance and functionality of CyberLink Director Suite 6 prosumer or semi-professional video editing package.

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08 December 2017

The Friday Roundup – Some Shooting Tips, a bunch of Editing Tips and More!


This week we have quite few tutorials and tips on shooting videos as well as tips on editing you videos more effectively.

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01 December 2017

The Friday Roundup – Choosing Music, Jump Cuts and White Balance



This week some tutorials on J cuts and L cuts, choosing the right music for your videos, setting the white balance and using a particle designer.

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24 November 2017

The (Black) Friday Roundup – Lighting Tricks, Shooting 360° video and Color



This week a cool trick for using a TV for indoor lighting, how to really see color for correcting and grading and a HDR effect tutorial.

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17 November 2017

The Friday Roundup – Filmora Updates, Color Correction and Storytelling


This week Wondershare update their easy to use video editing software Filmora, we have some simple color correction tips and the importance of having a story.

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10 November 2017

The Friday Roundup – Lifting Your Selfie Game and the Secret to Stress Free Editing


This week tips on how to video yourself more professionally, the secret to editing in a more stress free, not so much punching the computer screen way and more!

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03 November 2017

The Friday Roundup – Handling Criticism, Audio Ducking and Rotation


This week a little rant on how to handle criticism, an explanation of audio ducking tools, how to rotate images and videos in Pinnacle and lens cleaning.

And even more at the blog!

27 October 2017

The Friday Roundup – Slider Tips, LUTs and Transitions


This week some tips on the how's and why's of sliders, using LUTs in PowerDirector 16, a zoom transition tutorial and time re-mapping in Pinnacle Studio.

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20 October 2017

The Friday Roundup – Focal Length, Stabilization and VR



This week an explanation of focal length - why it matters, some tips for video stabilization and new from Facebook and Occulus on (perhaps) some advances in VR.

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13 October 2017

The Friday Roundup – Audio, Templates and Color Matching


This week some tips for getting your audio under control, some of the reasons why behind color matching, how to use templates and a YouTube update.

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07 October 2017

The Friday Roundup – Glitch Distortions and Basic Editing Tips


OK, so it seems we are back to normal this week after what seemed like an endless procession of updates.

This week we have a simple method to add glitch distortions, some basic editing tips and techniques and a few specific tutorials for the new version of Pinnacle.

28 September 2017



The Friday Roundup – Color Matching and Pixar in a Box

This week a very short roundup due to some stuff but! We have a color matching tutorial in Pinnacle Studio, a new lesson from Pixar on Khanacademy and more!

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27 September 2017

CyberLink PowerDirector 16 Review – Overview and What’s New

An overview, introduction and review of what's new in CyberLink's latest version of their consumer video editing software PowerDirector 16.

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15 September 2017

The Friday Roundup – Color Matching, Wide Angle Lenses and RED News


This week a bumper edition with many things! News on the new RED phone, color matching between cameras, speed ramping and taking care of SSDs.


08 September 2017

The Friday Roundup – Chroma-key Tips, Magix Updates and mor

This week why use green screen or blue, Magix updates Movie Edit Pro, changes in YouTube notifications, CyberLink TrueTheater color and more!

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23 August 2017

Pinnacle Studio 21 Review

An overview, introduction and review of what's new in Pinnacle's latest version of their consumer video editing software Pinnacle Studio 21 Ultimate.

04 August 2017

The Friday Roundup – Interlacing, Split Screens and Gear Envy


This week the complete rundown on fields and interlacing, tastefully using split screens, breaking the gear envy habit and some basic video tutorials.

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07 July 2017

The Friday Roundup – Vertical Videos, Better Titles and 360 Editing


This week the latest on shooting video vertically, improving your titling basics, rolling shutter explained, multi-cam editing and a little green screen as well.
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03 July 2017

The Friday Roundup – Wedding Videos, VFX Basics and Camera Movement

This week wedding videos and how to avoid them, some basic on video effects, a camera movement tutorial and some tips on using Filmora."
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