I'm a relative newbie video editor looking to expand my editing setup. I've read that I should be running a reference monitor other than my computer monitors. Is this only necessary for SD video? I deal exclusively with HD (or upconverted HD). Would that look the same on a reference monitor as on my cpu display?
If I DO need a ref monitor, what do you recommend? This might be a dumb question, but do I need an additional card to get from the computer to the monitor? Is there anything else I would need for this setup?
Premiere Elements provides tremendous assistance in automatically analyzing your footage to find good and bad clips, and then takes advantage of this information to provide automated editing, clean-up, and mixing.
There is something about the raw emotion of fear that people find thrilling. So much so, that millions are spent every year at the box office in pursuit of heart-stopping, adrenaline-pumping, jump-out-of-your-seat entertainment. What makes horror flicks so effective at making us scream is the use of suspense.
I want to start a show with talking objects like that real stupid Youtube show called "Annoying Orange". The problem is I have no idea where to start or even what to ask. I just bought a camcorder, but have an old laptop which I plan on replacing soon (don't know if that's relevant).
First I would like to know what software I can use that allows me to put my mouth and eyes on an object, and one that's easy to use and or easy to learn. For the most part I know my way around a computer but am not familiar with all the video editing lingo.
Still photographs provide a great window into the past. Incorporating them into your documentary is sometimes necessary due to a lack of content. Other times it's purely an aesthetic choice or simply a means to enrich the content you already have. No matter the reason for using photographs in your documentary there is always the question of...
One of the worst feelings in the world is losing great edits because you didn't save your work. You know that there's no way you can replicate every edit. Even if there was some way you could, it's still going to take hours to do.