The Timeline Index, in Final Cut Pro X, has a variety of little-known features that make it invaluable on medium-to-large project edits. Here’s what you need to know.
An explanation of why iPhones don’t shoot 25 or 50 frames per second video.
Within just a few weeks, most likely this month, Apple will release the latest version of the MacOS – Catalina. First introduced at WWDC last June, this is the latest incarnation of OS X. There are three critical things you …
Three different ways to quickly export a section of a movie from Adobe Premiere Pro CC.
Here’s a REALLY fast way to export multiple segments from the same clip – or movie.
A user-writeup of a custom shooting rig for the Blackmagic Design 6K Pocket Cinema Camera.
An interview with Rory McGregor, CEO of Cospective, developers of cineSync, about their media review and collaboration tool.
Thoughts on planning a video project, along with illustrations of how to use a storyboard and a downloadable storyboard that you can use for your own projects.
A very simple way to create cast shadows of any object in Photoshop. Very, very cool!
I discovered it is WAY too easy for your email address to get hijacked. Here’s what you need to know to protect your email and your reputation – based on my personal experience.
An illustrated guide to improving audio levels in Final Cut Pro X 10.4 using the Limiter effect, roles and compound clips.
An illustrated guide to safely exporting a complete Final Cut Pro edit for archiving or transferring to different software using XML files.
An illustrated guide to exporting events and media for archiving, media asset management or transferring to different software using Apple Final Cut Pro X.
Adobe announces “Auto Reframe” at IBC 2019. Here’s more.
Recently, Linda Moore at Complete Home Spa, asked if they could contribute an article to my website. Linda suggested an article dealing with stress. I was intrigued, so I invited her to contribute. Here’s their article.
An illustrated tutorial on how to mask and track an effect – like a blur – in a video clip using Adobe Premiere Pro CC.
An illustrated tutorial on how to create simple motion tracks in Apple Motion 5.x, then export them to Apple Final Cut Pro X.
A detailed “first look” at FilmoraPro, from Wondershare. This software is a midlevel video editor for Windows or Mac, with an emphasis on ease of use and a wide variety of customizable effects.
Sometimes, all you need is a printer – and the Brother HL-L2370dw laser printer precisely meets that need with great speed and quality.
An explanation of things to consider when purchasing your next computer for media editing. Written for the non-technical person who is deeply confused about what all these tech talk means.