Finding the Story in Your Videos

So rather than endlessly theorizing on all of this “finding the story” in your video stuff, let’s take a look at a simple example:
Let’s say you are attending a children’s birthday party that your child has been invited to.
You want to get some video of the event and perhaps provide a copy to your child’s grandparents.
When you are there of course the “story” of the day is…
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The Friday Roundup – Automatic Studio Sound and Editing Magic

Tips For Making Any Audio Recording Sound Better for Free
This is a quick demo of the Studio Sound feature that comes with access to the Descript video editor and transcription software.
Just quickly Descript is a relatively new service that runs online but through a desktop application.
You can use it to load videos, have the software transcribe the video and edit based…
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Shooting Better Home Videos


In this series of articles on shooting better home videos I wanted to address a few of the basic concepts you may find valuable.
For the average video editor learning and applying these tips will not only give you better footage but also footage that will make the editing process much easier.
Keeping these points in mind and sticking generally to the rules and advice I have…
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The Friday Roundup – How Long to Edit and Some YouTube Tips

How Long to Edit a Video?
Although this video certainly answers the question as to how long it takes to edit a video it covers a great deal more.
For example if your editing workflow does not place any importance on getting your assets organized before you start editing, your time editing will go through the roof!
The video also covers a lots of valuable tips for how to…
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The Friday Roundup – Masks, Editing Tips and Face Effects

How To Use MASKS when Editing Video
Given what is currently popular when it comes to videos and video editing styles there are a few things you really need to get under control if you don’t want to look dated.
In fact two particular features appearing in consumer level video editing software have pretty much defined what videos on YouTube, TikTok and the like look like…
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