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Avid's Media Composer is the industry standard for video editing software and is used by the major video production houses everywhere. It's high-powered with a lot of bells and whistles. It's definitely for the professional and will cost you big bucks! But… How about a simpler version… Well… Avid is introducing a stripped-down version called "Media Composer First" that may help bridge the gap between consumer and professional video editing. And later this year you'll be able to download it for free! Here's a nice article on it and the link to Avid where you can sign up for it!
The speed of your CPU is critical if you want to run the high-powered video editing software that is available today. If you're looking to buy or upgrade your video editing computer be sure to pay a close attention to the power of the CPU in the computer that you're considering. Here's a nice article that reviews some of CPU maker AMD's latest high-end multicore processors!
Also... Be sure to check out the VideoEditingSage.com article: What Is a CPU and Why Is It so Important for Video Editing?
If overused, the close-up camera shot may leave your viewers uncertain as to what they are seeing or what the meaning of the scene is. Learn how to plan this shot carefully here!
Have a digital video camera or camcorder? It’s not hard to shoot video like a pro if you know the basics of how to operate your camera! Learn more here!
Have you ever tried to use one of those tiny little microphones that clip onto a person's clothes? Here's a great article from Fstoppers.com on the proper use of a lavalier microphone so that you get the best sound possible for your video. Enjoy!
These days... businesses are always looking to get their message out across multiple platforms. YouTube, Instagram, Twitter are all platforms that are used by businesses to advertise their products and make themselves known and well thought of. Tonya at voices.com has written a great article on how you can seize content opportunities while you're shooting video for a client by not just capturing video... but also photo and audio content that can be repurposed for other platforms...giving your client "more bang for the buck"!
Knowing the basic concepts of what a digital image is will help you to easily solve the myriad of problems that you will face when producing a video! Learn more here!
What are the different types of digital camera storage media and which one is best for you? Learn more here!
Why is camera image stabilization important? Few things are more annoying than watching motion and jitter in a video from camera shake. Read more about image stabilization here!
The size and type of your camera image sensor greatly affects the quality of the image you will get! Learn more about them here!
Camera angles are the physical relationships between the camera and the subject. They give emotional information about the subject in the shot. Learn how to use them here!
By using objective and subjective camera angles you can do the one thing that every film or video maker wants to do with his audience…grab and hold their attention! Learn more about it here.
Camera Angles Low-angle. For this shot the camera is placed below eye level looking upward. Read more about how to use it to give your videos more impact here!
Camera Angles: A high-angle shows the subject from above, i.e. the camera is angled down towards the subject. Learn how to use this camera angle here!
The eye-level camera angle is the most commonly used camera angle of them all! This angle is the "personal view". Learn more about it here.
Can Windows Readyboost give your video editing computer more power? Here is what I found!
The Dutch tilt camera angle is one of the most unique of all the camera angles! Learn how to use it here!
Using Windows Movie Maker and now have a red X where your files should be? Here's what happened!
A camcorder zoom lens can be one of the keys to successful video production as it gives you the ability to work fast and catch the action! Learn more here!
Why do you need to set the camcorder white balance? Well your eyes adjust automatically to the correct color but sometimes your camera needs just a little bit of help! Learn more about it here!