Video Tips

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VIDEO EDITING AND VIDEOGRAPHY TIPS

NewBlue Titler FX

Wow your audience with dynamic 2D and 3D titles, and easily add captions and rolling credits to your movies. (nVidia graphics card or Intel HD3000 and above required for NewBlue TitlerEX.)...

NewBlue FX Video Essentials II

Create incredible special effects with bonus tools from industry leader, NewBlue. Video Essentials II offers over 100 presets in 10 plugins to create vignettes, enhance and adjust color, and much more....

Use Audio Ducking for Clearer Audio

Balance dialog, narration with background sound for pro-quality audio. With Audio Ducking, VideoStudio detects audio or narration and automatically lowers the volume of background sound. Adjust the Ducking...

VideoStudio MyDVD

Experience a new and easier way to burn to DVD, AVCHD and Blu-ray Disc. Get a stylish look with 10 themed templates with menus, sub-menus and chapters. Turn your videos and photos into professional-looking...

ScoreFitter

No movie is complete without a soundtrack. Add music with the included Scorefitter library of royalty-free sounds and songs—they even automatically adjust to fit the length of your movies....

Smart features make projects easier

Easily keep track of the clips you’ve used in your video. Thumbnails in the Library show a check mark when the clip has been used to help you avoid reusing the same footage. Re-use your existing video projects...

Freeze frame

  Whether it’s a beautiful smile, your child scoring a goal or stunning scenery, sometimes you want to add extra impact by temporarily stopping the action to focus on a single frame. The new Freeze Frame...

Leave Headroom!

An absolute basic but necessary tip! Make sure to leave room for your subjects’ heads – no one likes seeing their heads chopped off!...

Put Yourself in Their Shoes

If filming an event or special occasion, put yourself in the guest of honor’s shoes. What is important to them? What will they want to remember most about this special occasion? Which guests are close...

Master the Basics

While it might be tempting to imitate your favorite avante-garde filmographers, you are better off learning how to take consistently good, steady, high quality footage before giving it your own artistic touch....

iPhone Filming Tip: Keep it Snappy!

Smartphones can be great for filming those unexpected moments when you don’t have another camera handy. But remember – keep it quick! Limited storage space and the lower quality of phone cameras...

Keep Your Equipment Safe!

If you need to leave equipment unattended in a vehicle in a large city or area with a high crime rate, conceal camera cases and other accessories inside larger sports bags or unmarked bags so that they do not...