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4 Tips For Filming A Music Video

Music videos are one of the neatest ways to release a new song to the world. Not only does it highlight the artist, it can visually set the tone for what type of music is going to be played. The shadows, colors, tones, and angles all affect…
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Motion Background Used as Album Cover

When you think of motion backgrounds, or free video loops, you probably think of using them in projects such as webshows, live productions, commercials, school videos, worship backgrounds, and many other ways. Most likely a new album cover…
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Filming At Night

Shooting video at night can be challenging, but if you follow a few basic principles, not only will your footage turn out better, you can have more confidence to use all hours of the day to your advantage, rather than just when the sun is up.…
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Portable Power | Goal Zero Yeti 150 Solar Generator

Power is an important aspect when shooting a scene away from standard outlets or civilization. What is important to realize is that while batteries the best source for being able to power equipment in remote places, batteries do have their own…
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Drones Can Fly Commercially

The Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration announced major changes to drone regulation, including commercial use of aerial footage. This is been long forth coming as we have been waiting for permission to use this new…
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Quick Time Video Screen Capture

In order to do video tutorials of any type, a screen capture program is necessary. Through the years I have used different ones ranging from CamStudio to Camtasia to the online Screen-O-Matic. While those programs all work great for Windows…
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Simple Trick For Generating Story Ideas

Story Telling is what all film-makers and producers are using as the latest buzz-words. It varies from year to year, but lately, I've heard everyone saying, "It's all about the story." I sift through hundreds of hours of footage each week looking…
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1 Principle For Good Story Telling

Many blogs and articles will make you hunt and peck for the answer to whatever question they are trying to answer in the title. Instead of enticing you to read all the way to the bottom, how about I tell you what the point is up front. The number…
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3 Tips When Shooting A Wedding Video

Don’t ever let someone talk you into shooting a wedding. It has to be something you want to do. Weddings take alot of work to pull off, not to mention the stress involved in making sure you have the shots you need in order to deliver a good…
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Heartbeat Song by Kelly Clarkson

Youtube is the place to be for finding the hottest trending songs, and along with that, it also contains some of the best motion backgrounds for lyric videos. In her song, Heartbeat, the creators of this video use several flashy colorful motion…
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Top 3 Reasons To Use Motion Backgrounds

I get alot of emails and sometimes social media questions asking, "What do you do with motion backgrounds?" So, I thought I would try and shed some light on several uses for these royalty free video loops. If you watch any TV, there are roughly…
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Motion Leaves

Spring is here...finally, and for those of us living in the tropics, it's same as usual. The weather gets warm, then it cools. The it gets warm, then cools again...kind of like my high school relationships. You never know if you are on the verge…