Post Category: “How To Video” Series

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Four Steps to Turn Your Smartphone Into a Camcorder

5 MIN TO READ It’s no secret that full-fledged DSLRs or camcorders record better video than smartphones. However, it’s important to note that smartphone cameras have come a long way over the years, and might be the exact tool you need in certain situations. In this post, we’ll break down four accessories you can buy to take full advantage of the camera you always…

How To Get the Best Audio in Any Environment

5 MIN TO READ Distracting audio is hard to get past. We’ve all been in a situation when some unwanted noise made its way into a video or live stream. Typically, we never want these disruptive noises to make it into our professional video work, live or pre-recorded.

Adobe After Effects: Rotoscoping and 3D Camera Animation

8 MIN TO READ Separating the foreground from the background of a scene and creating virtual 3D cameras may sound impossible but that is exactly what we’ll be exploring in our final episode on Adobe After Effects. These advanced techniques are challenging to master but will set you apart from the competition.  By the end of this post, you’ll have a good understanding of…

Adobe After Effects: Understanding Motion Tracking

9 MIN TO READ Get our Free “Motion Tracking in After Effects” Project This Adobe After Effects example project includes everything you need to follow along with this motion tracking article and video tutorial below. In the first episode of our Adobe After Effects tutorial series, we covered all the basic fundamentals of motion graphics, multi-layered compositions, and visual effects. In this episode we…

Adobe After Effects: The Basics

11 MIN TO READ Get our Adobe After Effects Example Project This free example project includes everything you need to follow along with this tutorial and learn the basics of Adobe After Effects. Harnessing the power of Adobe After Effects is a crucial tool for taking your videos to the next level. Learning how to create motion graphics, multi-layered compositions, and digital visual effects…

How to Upgrade Your Home Video Studio

6 MIN TO READ Whether you’re starting from scratch, or ready to make some upgrades, your home studio is an important investment in this day and age. But, there are endless options for lights, microphones, and cameras, and it’s hard to know if they’re really worth the money. In this How To Video episode, we’ll be breaking down different types of gear you can…

What is White Balance and How Does It Work?

6 MIN TO READ You’ve probably heard of white balance or have the setting on your camera, but do you actually understand how it works? In this How to Video episode, we’ll be taking a look at all things white balance. We’ll explore what it means, the science behind it, and suggest some tools you can use to achieve your desired look.  In the…