By Caleb Ward, Premumbeat On top of being a pretty fantastic compositing and motion graphics software, After Effects is a great tool for smoothing out video footage. While it’s always better to keep your footage as smooth as possible when on set, if you sit down to edit your footage and realize it’s too shaky, […]Read more "3 Ways to Stabilize Motion in After Effects"
July 4, 2014 By: Anne Schwab, Creative Management Services Let your creativity explode. It’s worth a shot! Fireworks never fail to ignite passion and patriotism. Here are seven sure-fire tips to capturing that heart-pounding display on Friday. 1.Use a Tripod A tripod helps steady the camera better than hand-holding. Leave your camera shutter open for […]Read more "Seven Tips to Photographing Fireworks Like a Pro"
February 13, 2011 by Future Media Concepts Abba Shapiro, a speaker for FMC, uses a Video Filter to make a video shot on a handheld camera more stable to the eyes. He also explains exactly how the filter makes the video less shaky. Click here to view the video…Read more "Smoothcam Filter in Final Cut Pro"
December 14, 2010 by VideoMaker Magazine If you’re like most video editors, you’ll have occasion to edit footage that someone else shot. For many editors, this can be a harrowing experience. After all, your reputation as an editor is on the line. You have no control over the quality of the footage you receive, but […]Read more "Computer Editing: Making the Most of Bad Footage"
May 21, 2010 I saw this interesting article which caught my eye. Anything from Coremelt usually does. I spent quite a while at Coremelt’s booth at NAB in 2009 speaking with Ravian, Coremelt’s Promotions and Marketing Manager. He showed me great demo’s of their then brand new Coremelt Complete V2. To tell you the truth, […]Read more "Useful Tool Updated: Lock & Load X"