by Dunja Djudjic | diyphotography.net If you ever have the need to record your camera monitor or EVF, you need an external monitor. Or do you? In this video, Manny Ortiz shares a helpful hack that lets you film your camera screen for $0, without any additional gear other than your phone. [and more here…]Read more "QUICK TIP: HOW TO RECORD YOUR CAMERA MONITOR OR EVF FOR $0"
BY LEWIS MCGREGOR | Premiumbeat Work around slightly out-of-focus footage with this simple DaVinci Resolve quick tip. It’s an easy mistake. For cinephiles and perfectionists, however, it will not suffice. Technically, you can’t fix an out-of-focus image. Many, however, would jump straight into a standard sharpen effect and apply it to the overall image. However, that isn’t effective […]Read more "Fix Out-of-Focus Footage With This Simple Tip in Resolve or After Effects"
by Dunja Djudjic | DIYphotography There are several ways to sharpen your photos in Photoshop. However, I believe most of us wouldn’t consider using Gaussian Blur as one of them. Still, it’s also one of the options, and it can give you fantastic results. It’s also pretty simple to apply it, and in this video (and more […]Read more "PHOTOSHOP TIP: CAN BLURRING THE IMAGE HELP YOU SHARPEN IT BETTER?"
by Larry Jordan Click the WB Selector on something that’s supposed to be gray to remove color casts. Deep inside the Lumetri Color panel is a tool that makes removing color casts a snap… well, ah, actually, a click. Here’s how it works… Select the clip you want to color correct. Switch to the Color workspace and […]Read more "Tip: A Fast Way To Color Balance in Premiere"
by Shot by Myles Double Exposure for video on FCPX! The GOATs such as Ryan Nangle have blazed the trail for this type of stuff but I felt I could add a small twist here and there and make it more comprehensive than most.Read more "Final Cut Pro Tutorial: 3 Cool Double Exposure Tricks"
by Larry Jordan Create a Hold Frame: A Sneaky Tip to Extend Your Video Software: Apple FCP X Sometimes there are instances when you need a bit more video in your project but there are not enough handles on a particular clip to give you what you need. If the video is stationary at the […]Read more "Larry Jordan’s Tip of the Day"
by Sean Berry Griffin Hammond shares his hidden microphone trick—how to place a mic blatantly in a locked-down shot, and use masking to hide it in Final Cut Pro X. Positioning microphones so that they aren’t in your shots while making sure they can capture quality audio can become highly frustrating. And it’s even more […]Read more "This Trick Will Keep Your Mic Hidden"
by DSLR Video Shooter, Caleb Pike Caleb Pike shows you how to create beautiful re-timed slow motion shots using camera movement and some tricks in post via FCPX. In Premiere, this is called time remapping. Right click on the little colored fx logo in the corner of the clip in your timeline, select time remapping and […]Read more "How to Create Beautiful Slow Motion Camera Movement Shots"
by Chris Lavigne Marking your clips during your shoot can be crazy helpful when you’re sifting through footage in editing. One easy way to help your future self find a good clip during editing is to use a technique we’ve dubbed “the hand trick.” The technique When I’m shooting, as soon as I know I […]Read more "The Handiest Trick for Efficient Video Editing"
How do I remove an old outdated username from the username drop down list on Mac OS X? To all the answers: hit Control ⌃ + Shift ⇧ + Delete ⌫ It is an editor shortcut for “quick delete entire line” It does not add/modify/delete names from the list of login names that are suggested […]Read more "Helpful Mac OSX Quick Tip"