Good Microphones for Video

microphones Watch on YouTube: Good Microphones for Video A good microphone is essential if you're interested in producing quality videos. When I bought my first prosumer camera (a Canon XL1) back in 2000, I also bought a tripod, and a microphone. The mic was an … [Read more...]

Cheap Microphone Audio Technica AT 2005

Audio-Technica 2005 USB If you're looking for a cheap or affordable yet high quality microphone, check out the Audio Technica AT 2005. The AT 2005 is a versatile mic that can work as a field handheld mic for run and gun interviews, and you can use it in the studio for voice overs, podcasts, and … [Read more...]

Option + Command Click in Final Cut Pro X Shortcut

Final Cut Pro X

Shortcuts are very important when using any software, but it is especially with video editing software. In this tutorial I show you how to move a connected clip to another clip by using the Option + Command Click shortcut. Final Cut Pro X Shortcut … [Read more...]

How I Create Videos With Final Cut Pro X

how-to-create-videos-final-cut-pro-x-150x150 Watch on YouTube: How I create videos with FCPX Planning and shooting your video is one part of the production equation. But if you want to create a video that is really polished and professional, you should … [Read more...]

Final Cut Pro X Events and Projects Deep Dive

Final Cut Pro X

When Final Cut Pro X was launched it completely changed the way projects were handled.  They introduced events which were formerly available in iMovie and linked them with projects.  In this tutorial, I cover events and projects and the root level (finder level) and where they are located along with … [Read more...]

Best Camcorder Audio with Two Microphones

best-camcorder-audio-micrphones Watch on YouTube: Best Camcorder Audio with Two Microphones I've been on an audio kick lately and it seems that our community is getting the point. You need great audio to make a good video. To get great camcorder audio, you need a camera that is … [Read more...]

Dracast LED Lights Review for Video

LED Dracast Lights

LED is becoming the most efficient light choice among photographers and video professionals. Dracast designs, engineers and manufactures its LED lights to the highest industry standards. The LED is crafted with a sturdy all-metal frame and is designed to withstand high usage.They offer both Daylight … [Read more...]

RØDE smartLav Review


Innovation and iOS are words that are often seen together, but now add RØDE to this list with the release of smartLav. It’s a lapel microphone that makes it easy to record to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch via the headphone jack. The smartLav can be used in many productions like weddings, … [Read more...]

Livestream Broadcaster Review

Livestream has created an all-in-one solution for live broadcasting. It is called the Livestream broadcaster. You are able to hook this up to any camera that has an HDMI out and start streaming wirelessly, via 4g or ethernet. Chip shares his thoughts on the product and tests it with a live … [Read more...]

Great Vlog and Smartphone Video Tips in 2013!


Great Vlog and Smartphone Video Tips It's a new year, and we have some great vlog tips to help you producing smartphone videos in 2013. New Year's is always a good time to reflect back on the lessons learned and set goals for the days ahead. If you do nothing else this year, make a video. … [Read more...]

Screenlight Review


There is a common problem when you create videos— you need your client to review and approve them.  If you are like me you use unlisted YouTube Videos or Vimeo where you can password protect your videos and send emails back and forth which makes the revision process painful. I found a review … [Read more...]

The Art of Digital Storytelling and Video – My Story

amani-channel-in-studio Watch on YouTube:The Art if Digital Storytelling. We love stories, everything is going digital, and video is the most compelling and persuasive way to share a message. Why should you learn the art of digital storytelling and video? Because people … [Read more...]