The Friday Roundup – Daily Vlogging, Natural Light and Analytics

How to Edit Daily Vlogs
You may not be going quite as crazy as trying to deliver a daily blog… or maybe you are!
Anyway the value in the video below is not so much about that but the process of having to turn out content on a regular basis.
Doing that can get very tedious very fast!
The key to it is reducing the majority of the actions necessary down to a repeatable…
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Womble MPEG Video Wizard DVD Review

The Womble MPEG Video Wizard DVD version is strictly an MPEG editor with DVD authoring and full Dolby (AC-3) encoder support.
It was originally developed in the early days of MPEG2 editing hitting the mainstream especially when video camcorders were moving away from dv.avi files and into the new MPEG2 format.
At that time editing MPEG2 files or any of the newer highly…
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The Rules of Video Composition


Before we get into all the rules and regulations of video composition there is an important point to keep in mind here.
Most of the rules of composition for video are exactly the same as those for still image photography.
The reason for this is that video is just a progressive sequence of still images being displayed at a speed that mimics real life and creates the illusion…
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Basic Range of Video Shots


Camera shots are defined and named by the degree of closeness there is in the shot to the subject of that shot, the degree to which the subject “fills” the shot or the angle from which the shot is taken.
It can also be defined by the movement of the camera as the shot is being taken.
Rather than getting too crazy technical here let’s just confine ourselves to the three…
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Shooting Better Videos by Keeping it Steady


There is a style (if you can call it that) of shooting video that closely resembles a three year old watering the garden with a hose.

I don’t know if this “style” has a name or not but if you can imagine a three year old watering the garden with a hose… I think you would get the picture!

One could argue that at the end of the exercise all (or most) parts of the garden …
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Shooting Video for Editing


The ability to edit what you shoot and have it come out making sense requires you to think about how your shots will be combined together before you take them.
That doesn’t mean that every single edit needs to be meticulously planned in advance, but it does require that you have a sense of what shots you’ll need later when you sit down at the computer.
In the spirit of…
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