16 March 2018

The Friday Roundup – Choosing Music, the Glitch Effect and Voiceovers

This week a tutorials on how to choose the right music for a project, how to create a glitch effect, a look in on a voice over training session and a lesson in ramp editing.

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10 March 2018

The Friday Roundup – Composition, Vegas Discounts and Lens Filters

This week the Golden Spiral explained for composition, some hefty discounts being offered of Vegas products, an explanation of ND and polarizing filters plus much, much more!

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06 March 2018

Vegas Movie Studio 15 Review

Vegas Movie Studio 15 review. What's new in this latest version, a simple comparison of each version offered as well as an overview of the software's features and performance.

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05 March 2018

Corel VideoStudio Ultimate 2018 and Pro 2018 Review

An easy to understand rundown and review of what is new in Corel VideoStudio 2018 version as well as a comparison of VideoStudio Ultimate 2018 and VideoStudio Pro 2018

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02 March 2018

The Friday Roundup – Vegas Movie Studio Updates and Other Editing Stuff

This week we have an update from Magix of Vegas Movie Studio to version 15, a YouTube video optimization tutorial, tips for faster editing and some great info on using masks and mattes.

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The Best Video Editing Software 2018

Concise reviews and summaries of the best consumer level video editing software choices available in 2018. A guide to choosing the right video editor for your needs from the top of the current batch of consumer level video editing programs.

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23 February 2018

The Friday Roundup – Chinese New Year Backlog Edition

So in this week's Friday Roundup we are clearing up the backlog from the Chinese New Year break.

We have all sorts of stuff from transition tutorials to aspect ratio conversions, DIY self video tips and a whole bunch more!

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09 February 2018

The Friday Roundup – Cinematic Lighting, Jumps Cuts and Camera Hacks

This week some tips on cinematic lighting, the effective use of jump cuts, a simple camera hack to save time on presets in the field and a run through of when and why to use certain video file types.
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02 February 2018

The Friday Roundup – Night Shooting, Audio and Split Toning

This week we have some tips for shooting footage at night, a tutorial on (tastefully) using split toning, some audio adjustment tips and some reviews of the best microphones for video.

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26 January 2018

The Friday Roundup – Color Matching Cameras, YouTube Updates and Gimbals

This week an extensive tutorial on color matching footage from different cameras, a more balanced view on the whole YouTube Partner Program kerfuffle and some tips on getting the most out of footage shot using a gimbal.

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19 January 2018

The Friday Roundup – Editing Work Flows, Hyperlapse and YouTube Tips

This week a couple of end-to-end editing workflow demonstrations, a unique hyperlapse tutorial, some funky shooting tips and a complete color grading tutorial.

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12 January 2018

The Friday Roundup – Storytelling, B-roll and Cinematic Tips

This week the "why's" of telling a story in your videos, shooting effective B-roll and why you should do it and 5 tips to make your videos look more cinematic.

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05 January 2018

The Friday Roundup – Basic Editing, Setting Preferences and GIFs

This week getting your editing basics right, setting your preferences for a smoother editing experience and how to create video from GIFs.

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29 December 2017

The Friday Roundup – Closed Captions, Audio Tips and Computer Specs

This week a great service for captioning your videos, tips for audio from a pro, nailing down the right specs for a video editing computer and fancy time lapses.

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22 December 2017

The Friday Roundup – Software Downloading Tips and a Few Bits and Pieces

This week a run through of my software downloading and registration procedure, some key editing tips and a really weird transition tutorial.

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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.


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.


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.


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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