Don't think much about audio monitoring during shooting or editing? Maybe it's time to listen up. Mark brought his latest video along to the weekly Monday Night Football party at Randy's house. Randy powered up his expensive home theater system, put the tape in the VCR and whistled to get...
You can turn your ideas into money. But if you don't protect your ideas with copyrights, so can anyone else. Amazing as it seems, considering how many people are now on this planet and how many have been in the past, there is still a possibility that you will have...
This is a sneak peek at the script for our upcoming video on streaming. Look for a streamed version soon. Setting: Talent in Production Studio TALENT A: Hi, I'm _________________. TALENT B: And I'm _________________, today we will show you how to shoot video to be streamed through the Internet. TALENT...
In the dark ages of the early 1990s, mankind had to wait many minutes to view downloaded video clips from the Internet. Unfortunately, mortal man is very impatient, and wanted to watch the video as it was downloaded; thus streaming video was born. Streaming video is a term applied...
Wanted -- Part-time videographer and videotape editor for small but growing video service bureau. Must juggle several projects simultaneously. Experienced preferred, but will train the right person. Professional attitude a must. Call 555- 1234. If your video business is growing, it's healthy. But prepare yourself for some growing pains. A friend...
I'm interested in dubbing audio over video. I saw a separate piece of equipment that looked like a mixer which you can use between CD, tape and VCR. Is this a good way to dub audio? Robert Iutzwig Internet The piece of equipment to which you refer is probably a sound mixer....
No video transition is so simple and inexpensive as the cut. And none is so powerful. Ever been to a party where the soft-spoken guest who hangs out in the corner turns out to be more interesting than the loud guest who tries to impress everyone? Two weeks after the party,...
Here are answers to 10 common questions about capturing clean, clear audio at weddings. This month, we tackle the tricky issue of wedding sound. Why is it tricky? Because the sounds heard at a wedding are a huge part of the ceremony, be they whispered vows or musical solos. And,...
Ever watched a scene in a movie where a man answers a phone with his right hand, and after a cut, suddenly holds it to his ear in his left? Maybe you've seen an actor wearing sunglasses in one shot, and not in the next; or an actress looking...
Sound effects have immense value in video production. The ability to re-create an "aural environment" after the shooting is done gives videomakers much more control over their work, both enhancing the final product and helping to simplify the capturing of visual footage. For example, shooting a street scene during actual...