Video Editing
Do-It-Yourself Video Production for Everyone! – the video production guide for the do-it-yourself video producer!You can learn to produce video productions like a Pro!

Become a "Wizard" at video production and video editing! You can quickly and easily master the techniques that will allow you to create great video productions!

Learning about the video production and editing process can appear to be a pretty big job at first glance...

But, I've found that if you break it down into simple , doable parts that are written in "Plain English", and are understandable, it can be mastered very quickly and easily!

This site is where the "Do-It-Yourself Video Producer" can find great information about planning, producing and editing his or her video footage into a masterpiece!

Some of what's here you may already know, and that's great! But, there is information on this site that will answer questions that you have or will help you figure out how to create that perfect shot, scene, sequence or video! Has Something Here for Everyone!

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Maybe you're a "weekend videographer", videoing family gatherings such as birthdays or anniversaries, or you just capture a lot of video on your smart phone that you love to quickly upload to your favorite social media platform, or you're a freelance videographer who does some professional work... 

You may not put too much thought into trying to "figure it all out" before hand.... But... in some way, you still go through the steps of the video production process, even if it's in your head, and "on-the-fly" as you shoot!

At some point you may want to put more meaning and entertainment value into your video! To do that... you will need to produce great, professional looking material and then have the ability to shape that material into an interesting and entertaining video!

And that's where you'll really need to know a bit more on how to use the video production process to be able to do it! 

You'll need to know more about the tools, techniques and resources that will help you produce a professional looking video. And that's true even if you're doing the whole video production on your smart phone!

This site will take you through the steps of video production (pre-production, production and post-production) simply and easily, no matter what your expertise level is or what type of video you're producing.

Here is what I cover on this site!

Video Production:

Video Editing – video production section

  • What are the different types of video productions?
  • What are the simple basic steps of the video production process?
  • Can the production process be used in making all  types of videos?
  • Do you need a lot of expensive equipment?

Here are the answers to these questions and more in the Video Production Section!

Video Production Types

Video Production Process

Video Production Tips

Video Production Camerawork:

Video Editing – video production camerawork section

  • What are the different camera angles and what type of emotional impact can each they have on your audience?
  • What is the one type of camera shot you don't want to overuse?
  • How can learning video composition make you into a "video craftsman"?
  • What are "static" and "dynamic" subjects and how do you shoot them?

These and many more questions are answered in the Video Production Camerawork section!

Camera Techniques

Video Composition

The Camera Angles

Basic Camera Shots

The Digital Video Camera:

Video Editing – Digital Video Camera Section

  • As a videographer, what are some of the key things that you should know about digital images, light, pixels and resolution?
  • How can you ensure that you shoot great video footage every time?
  • What are Lux ratings, white balance, light sensitivity and why are they important?
  • How do you best use your camera's microphone? 

These are just some of the questions that are answered in the Digital Video Camera Section! 

Digital Video Cameras

The History of Video

Camera Accessories and Digital Media:

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  • What are the different types of camera storage media and how do you choose the best one for your particular needs?
  • What are the most important digital camera accessories to have? Which ones should you always have in your "toolbox"?
  • No power = no video! What are the vital things to know about camera batteries and how to take care of them?
  • What is the best type of lighting equipment?

Find the answers to these questions a lot more in the Camera Accessories and Digital Storage Media section!

Camera Accessories

Digital Storage Media

Video Editing Software:

Video Editing – Video Editing Software Section

  • How can you create video "magic" when using your video editing software?
  • What is the best editing program for you?
  • What about the free video editing software? Is it any good?
  • Why is it so important to to know about video file formats, CODEC's, and video file compression?

We cover all that and a lot more in the Video Editing Software Section!

Video Editing Software

Video Editing Computer:

Video Editing – Video Editing Computer Section

  • When doing video editing, there is the "Need"  for "Speed" ! How do you build a great editing computer?
  • What do you look for in a CPU? Why is your computer's CPU so important?
  • How much RAM do you need for to easily edit video?
  • Why is it vitally important to have a powerful video card?

Find the answers here in the Video Editing Computer Section!

Video Editing Computers

Video Editing:

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  • What are the basic actions of editing?
  • Why do you you need to edit your material anyway?
  • What is the easiest way to learn video editing?
  • Do you need high tech and expensive professional editing equipment to produce a great video?

Video editing is not difficult to learn! Find out why in the Video Editing Section!

Video Editing Techniques

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Let's Get Started Making Your Video Masterpiece!!

Have fun...!  Dan (Editor)

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