Shooting Video

Summary: Remembering just a few simple rules will give you the best chance of creating good video. Learning how to shoot video is, for the most part, on-the-job training. If you’ve taken at leas...

Podcasting – Busting the myths

Myth #1 – You need an iPod to podcast In theory you don’t really even need to own an MP3 player, let alone an iPod. Podcasting gets it’s name by combining the word iPod with the wor...

More Bad Video Editor Behavior

In my previous post I referred to the latest Windows Movie Maker program for Windows Vista has issues with frame accuracy. Well, here I present to you a very graphic demonstration (a screencast) of...

What is video? What is a video frame?

When we shoot video, we are actually taking pictures – 30 times per second. In video parlance, we shoot at 30 frames per second (fps). There are other frame rates that are used as well. Films ha...

Making Movies for YouTube

UPDATED 2-26-2014 Step #1 – Shooting your video: We’ll assume that you have already shot the video for your project. However, YouTube has some good resources for shooting video, using light...

Firewire

The word firewire is actually a term that Apple coined for the technical standard known as the IEEE1394 interface. Firewire, IEEE1394, and Sony’s iLink all refer to the same high-speed interface...