Setting a Video Camera or Camcorder Budget

At Last the Big One – Your Budget
Finally we arrive at your last line of defense or at least the line you need to defend the most and that is, your bottom line.
Before you even entertain the idea of beginning your search for the right camera you MUST get this point settled.
Trying wade through all the technical information laced with smooth marketing is no mean feat these…
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The Friday Roundup – YouTube Pre-production Planning and Tutorials

How To Plan A YouTube Video – A Pre Production Process
Over the past month or so I have been helping a friend get started on YouTube by doing most of the video editing for her until she finds her feet and can operate by herself.
One thing that has become abundantly clear is just how vital being organized really is.
The sheer amount of wasted time in double handling steps…
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Audio Plug-ins for Editors

Audio professionals understand the critical importance of plug-ins for mixing and editing audio.
When it comes to professionals working with videos, they often neglect this important aspect of their final product.
The rule of thumb says that half of project that deals with video content is made of audio components, which only emphasizes its importance.
There are many filters…
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A Step by Step Guide for Dealing With Unfinalized DVD Discs

There are a few possible scenarios that could have led to you having a disc that is unfinalized:

For whatever reason you have a disc which a reading device or software is specifically saying is unfinalized.
The finalization process was (or you suspect it was) begun on a disc and for some reason failed.
In the case of some camcorders or DVD recorders, the disc was still in…
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The Friday Roundup – Understanding the Edit, “How to’s,” Tilts and Pans

Understanding Editing vs. Presets and Templates
Most editing software at the consumer level is heavily geared towards a drag and drop workflow and the use of preset and pre-packaged… well… everything!
That’s fine as far as it goes but the second you want to step out of that world and get a little more fancy schmancy, things go downhill!
The usual cry at that time is…
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