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What is ISO In Camera Setting & How To Use It?

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What do you do when you don’t have enough light to shoot a great video? Do you increase the camera’s ISO? On digital cameras, you have the auto ISO option to help you decide. You probably do that. What exactly is ISO? How does it affect the quality of your shoots? What is ISO in a Camera’s Setting? How do …

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Final Cut Pro vs Adobe Premier: Which one is the best?

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There has been a raging debate on what video editing tool trumps over the others. Needless to say, the faces of this debate are Final Cut Pr and Adobe Premier. I have used Final Cut Pro and Adobe premier in equal measure. How do the two compare? Between Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier, which one is the best? Final …

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Mac vs Pc For Video Editing: The Definitive Answer

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Video producers will always argue about which type of computer does video editing seamlessly. Their opinions can confuse. In general, I have found out that there is no much difference in video editing capabilities. The real competition is in the finer details. Between a MacBook and  PCs, which one has better video editing abilities? The competition between Macbooks and PCs …

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How To Install Acoustic Foam: A Step By Step Guide

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There is a range of soundproofing materials in the market. However,  using acoustic foam has always been a natural choice for me because I can install it on my own. Here’s exactly how I do it How do you install acoustic foam?  Installing acoustic foam involves pinning the acoustic panels to the walls in the room, or any surface that …

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Green Screen Vs Bluescreen:Which One To Choose?

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While recently doing a video shoot, I was drawn into an argument on which screen, between the blue-screen and the green screen, works best. Is there any difference between the blue backgrounds, and the green ones? Does the choice of screen color affect the chroma keys? Here’s the definitive answer to all those questions. Green Screen Vs Blue screen: Which …

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How To Get Good Lighting For Videos?

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  Many YouTubers struggle with lighting options. In fact, that is being economical with the truth. Most YouTubers find lighting to be the biggest impediment to shooting quality videos. For the production of any video, taking care of light is getting almost half the job done. How do you get good lighting for a video? For YouTube videos, maximizing the use …

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How Does Green Screen Work?

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Spiderman zooms across the face of tall buildings using his spiderwebs.  Rhaegal rides a fire-breathing dragon in Game of Thrones. Harry Potter rides a broom to play Quidditch. Do all these scenes sound familiar? All those scenes are green screens at work. How does Green Screen work? Green screens work on a concept known as Chromakeying. It sounds a little …

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How To Reduce Echoes In A Room ? (A quick guide)

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Have you ever spoken in a room, and your voice speaks right back at you? Here’s the deal. It’s aggravating. It distorts conversations, and any recording you are doing. Echoes are also the main reason why some audio records sound hollowed, and distasteful. Most home studio owners have a problem with the echo in their studios. It shows in most …