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Video Editing Prep

Video is now 82% of all internet traffic. There are 50 million people in this creator economy. You can see their work on YouTube, Twitch and TikTok. Video clearly has the power to influence, inspire, and teach. Whether the raw elements are created with DSLR cameras,...

Cinematography of Vilmos Zsigmond

I just saw a great documentary entitled "No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos" about cinematography. I found it on Netflix. Here's how Netflix describes it. "After improbably chronicling the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, young filmmakers Laszlo Kovaks and Vilmos...

Free Photoshop Clone

Free Photoshop Clone

Photopea is an open source image editor that looks and works like Photoshop. You will think it is Photoshop, but this runs in your web browser. So you don't have to install anything. You don't have to worry about updates because you are always running the latest...

Photomicrography With A Smart Phone

Photomicrography With A Smart Phone

You can create photomicrography with a smart phone and nearly any inexpensive microscope. You do not need any accessories or additional gear. Dr. Annie Morrison shows how she does it freehand with only a smart phone and a microscope. No other gear is needed. It takes...

Photoshop offers NFTs via Content Credentials

As another sign of how big NFTs are becoming, Adobe will begin allowing creators to create Non-fungible tokens or NFTs through a new Photoshop feature. This function will be a part of the 'Content Credentials' project by Adobe. Content Credentials is designed to...

Center Cam A Mid-Screen Webcam

The normal eye line of subjects in web conferences and Zoom meetings is above the screen because the web cam is at the top of the screen. So the subject must look up at the web cam rather than directly at the audience at the center of the screen which is the ideal eye...

Why Become a Google Local Guide

Here's an email I received recently from Google Maps. Hi Hal People are noticing the place you modified You changed the location of Tipsy Seagull Dockside Pub (seasonal), which has now been seen over 300,000 times. Thanks for making such a valuable edit to the map....

GoPro Hero 10 Black Review

GoPro Hero 10 Black Review

Video quality and stabilization have improved greatly. Including a free GoPro subscription makes this camera a great choice with one exception as we explain below. The Hero 10 Black can record video at twice the frame rates - 5.3K at 60 fps or 4K at 120 fps. The Hero...

What Can Free Online Courses Do For You?

Let's start with Khan Academy. The goal of Khan Academy is to create set of online tools that help educate students. Short lessons in videos and supplementary practice exercises are all free. No contracts or ads. Many of the lessons are intended for students, but for...

Create Smooth Slow Motion In Post

The best way to create high quality slow motion is by shooting the subject at a high frame rate. But if your camera cannot do that, there are some free tools that allow you to create smooth slow motion in post. And this is much higher quality than many video editing...