DSLR cameras have completely changed videography. They are less expensive than many video cameras, but their image quality is far superior. However, DSLRs have their drawbacks - like poor audio recording and a more complex work flow. The pros and cons are explored in this guide to DSLR videography.
It's easy for anyone to access and use live streaming technology. But if you want to impress your audience and make sure your event goes off without a hitch, you need to prepare your broadcast well ahead of time. This guide to producing live streaming events will get you started.
This may make me sound old, but livestreaming still amazes me. How cool is it that anyone out there with a camera (or cell phone!) and an internet connection can broadcast live video to the entire world, for free? It is such a powerful tool, and it's accessible to all of us.
If you've never tried it before, this beginner's guide to livestreaming will get you started.
If you were prepared during the recording of the live event, editing should be straightforward. But if anything went wrong, or anyone went off script, you may be in for a rough edit. Prepare yourself with these tips for editing videos of events.
Recording live events like lectures and performances requires a lot of preparation. You need to make sure that the audio, lighting and camera position are perfect, because once the event starts you don't want to be moving or making adjustments.
These tips for live event recording will help you get ready, so you can get it right.
Learning animation can be hard. Or, you can use a site like PowToon, which makes it very, very easy to create animated graphics and videos for the web. Did I mention how easy it is?
Video is great for nonprofits! They can use it to tell their story, the the story of the people they help, lobby for issues, train volunteers, raise money, and so much more. For more video ideas - and how to get them done - check out these tips for nonprofit video success.
Apple Motion is a powerful program for developing video graphics and animations. But if you're not a skilled user, projects can take a lot of time and energy. Instead of laboring to create your own Motion files, why not find a template you can customize? It's a much easier way to develop Motion files, and not too expensive - especially when you consider the time you'll save!
Check out VideoHive for a huge selection of Motion templates (as well as lots of other kinds of stock footage).
Clowdy is a free cloud storage service that lets you create Clowds of media. Upload photos, videos, and music files so that everything is in the same place. But Clowdy is about much more than multimedia cloud storage - it's also a social sharing site. You can make your content public, and browse the work of others. You can even download files that you like.
Intrigued? Learn more about Clowdy.
Stock footage and music can be expensive. But not when you use Videoblocks. A subscription to the site lets you download royalty-free video clips for unlimited use in your video productions. If you use stock footage at all, you should definitely learn more about Videoblocks.