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Posts Tagged with: Video 101

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Four Easy Steps to Clean Up Audio in Post-Production

7 MIN TO READ Audio always needs fine-tuning to sound professional. Still, this highly technical process can be intimidating for lots of video editors, even those with plenty of experience under their belt. In truth, post-production processing of audio is an entire career track because it’s so specialized and involved. Yet there is quite a lot you can do to improve your audio if…

All About Advanced Video Audio Techniques

6 MIN TO READ Today, we’re tackling all the advanced audio techniques that separate great audio from the merely good. Our How To Video series host Nick LaClair is joined by professional audio technician, Mike Infante. Together, they’ll walk you through perfecting your mic placement, different mic pickup patterns, and dual recording systems. Make sure your videos sound as good as they look with…

The Three Essential Mic Setups and When to Use Them

5 MIN TO READ Sure, having the newest, cutting-edge audio equipment is always ideal. However, there are other ways to approach audio that won’t break your budget while still making a significant difference to your finished videos. For example, simply having the right mic setups for capturing sound can help avoid many common audio problems. In this post, SproutVideo’s Head of Video Production, Nick…

Best Practices for Perfect Studio Lighting

6 MIN TO READ Ever wonder how the pros manage to get that perfect, glow-y lighting when filming in a studio? You’re about to find out. In this episode of our How To Video series, we cover best practices for studio lighting. Our video tutorial walks you through the equipment to use, and exactly how to position your different lights to get the best results. Keep reading…

Master the Classic Interview Lighting Setup

4 MIN TO READ In this episode of our How To Video series, learn how to recreate soft, natural, and flattering lighting for a classic interview setup, and banish dark shadows for good! We’ll cover the tools you need, as well as how to determine when the lighting is just right. Keeping reading and watch the video below to gain new expertise in this…

How to Use Color To Make Your Videos Stand Out

4 MIN TO READ Choosing the right color schemes for your company and the content you produce is more important than many people think. The impact of color selections on the mood of consumers and the associations that are subconsciously made by certain color combinations can greatly affect the image your brand is projecting. Here’s how to use color effectively in your videos to…

Use a Single Take for a Simply Stunning Effect

9 MIN TO READ From epic fifteen minute long fight scenes, to fun holiday commercials, single take shots are suddenly everywhere. What used to be a cinematic feat is rapidly becoming commonplace in TV shows, music videos, and online videos. Still, not all “oners” are made the same way, or for the same reasons. If you’re considering attempting a single take, whether it’s to…