Cleaning A Voice Track With Audacity

One of the best ways to improve your home videos whether they are of family events, outings, or even videos you are making for online consumption is in the area of audio.
There is an old saying that the most important part of video is audio and in this case you can make your videos more watchable by making them more… listenable! (OK! I know that’s not really a…
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Interview Lighting

A key lighting technique for any aspiring video maker is the interview setup.
You don’t need to break the bank to get it right and with a few tips you can master this vital skill.
The first step is to look at the space you are shooting in and work out the best positioning for the subject and camera.
Which spot will make best use of the existing features such as leading lines…
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The Friday Roundup – Pinnacle Dynamic Masking and YouTube Videos

Dynamic Video Masking in Pinnacle Studio 24
First of all let me just clarify that I have not turned into some kind of strange Pinnacle Studio fanboi!
The reason I say that is that for the last few weeks I have been reporting on the release of Pinnacle Studio 24.
Usually that would mean a blog post announcing it and then an update of the review that you can see here,…
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How to Turn Boring Shots into Bitchin’ B-Roll

There are quite a few things that you can do to change boring shots into some great b-roll footage. First, it is extremely important to get all the small details right when it comes to shooting footage. Make sure that the lighting is properly done and the frames per second will highlight the shot. Move the camera around to make your shot feel more energetic and you can…
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DVD File Structure With Notes on Recovery and Finalization

I recently received an email from someone with some questions about DVD video discs, their files and structure and the relative safety of different methods of DVD recovery or repair.
My reply kind of went on a bit as I am inclined to do so I thought I had better post it here so I don’t have to cover it again… I’m lazy like that.

The Basics of DVDs and DVD Video File…
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