The Friday Roundup – Music Choices, Script Ideas and B-roll

How Video Music Changes Everything
One of the most oft repeated sayings in the world of video is that the most important part of video is audio!
That might also extend to saying that the most important part of audio in between dialogue is music.
OK, I made that up and it’s not really completely true but it is true that the music you choose for your projects plays a vital…
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muvee Reveal Review – Automatic Video Editing Software

Before I get completely into the actual muvee Reveal review I think with this software it is important to understand not just what it does but also exactly who it is designed for.
Over the past ten years or so the major video editing software companies have been developing and adding features to their products at breakneck speed.
This development has been conducted in an…
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A Location Sound Primer for Camera Ops, Videographers And DPs – HDVP

If you are a camera operator, a videographer or a person who works with sound it’s important to recognize just how important the location of the sound is to the recording.
For this reason, it’s best to hire a pro sound mixer because they understand the physics of sound and can solve any problems you may have.
When it comes to sound, the location is more important than…
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The Friday Roundup – YouTube Lighting, Filmora Tips and Solo Shooting

Video Lighting Deep Dive: YouTube Lighting Setup
I don’t generally recommend a lot of courses on this website mainly because I just don’t have the time to go through them and offer a decent opinion on them.
There are however two courses that I can safely recommend as I have had personal experience with them and the creator of those courses.
The first is Video Production…
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muvee Reveal Encore Review Part 2

 
More on muvee Reveal Encore Styles
To really understand how this software works it is important to have an understand of what they are talking about when referring to “Styles.”
The style that you choose actually determines how your final video will look in an overall sense.
The muvee Reveal Encore software has 13 different styles included with the program and each style …
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The Friday Roundup – Drone Tips, Shooting Mobile and Solo

How To Fly Drones – Beginners Guide
If you are just embarking on your adventure with using drones then this is a good place to start.
It covers the basic settings and functions of your average drone controller as well as some good advice on what you should do before you go out there to get footage.
Remember, the key to drone footage is your ability to fly a drone and has…
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Simple or Easy Video Editing Software

The need for an easy video editing software solution has become steadily more relevant in recent years as the major video editing software companies have battled each other in a game of one-upmanship.
The end result has been that the average consumer level video editing software has become incredibly feature rich but in the process, has become quite complicated as well.
You…
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MAGIX Video Pro X Review

Magix Video Pro X is the top of the line video editing software from the European based Magix company.
In posting a review of Magix Video Pro X it is important to understand where it sits in the overall video editing software universe.
Video Pro X is a professional grade editing and post production suite able to handle all levels of file formats from consumer through to…
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The Friday Roundup – In-Camera Transitions, Camera Movement and FX

3 Epic In-Camera Transitions
The rise of TikTok, YouTube Shorts, Stories and other short form video trends have in common that they are mostly carried out totally on a mobile device.
That means the editing is being done mobile as well and with that comes a distinct set of limitations.
Those limitations are a result of the reduced processing power, data transfer speeds…
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