In one of my first videos on the channel I gave a brief overview of how the best YouTubers remove noise and grain from their video footage, but I wanted to do another video showing some better examples of how amazing the tool really is. If you've never heard of Neat Video, welcome to the … Continue reading The Best Way to Remove Video Noise from Bad Footage
With Instagram TV (IGTV), you can't just throw any old video up on the platform. It MUST be a vertical video, between 15 seconds and 1 minute long (or up to an hour if you have a large enough following). So, what dimensions should you be make your content? 4:5? 16:9? Let's talk about the … Continue reading Best Resolution for Vertical Video on IGTV
Trello is my absolute favorite organizational tool. In the video below, I walk through a dummy board that a YouTuber or creative might use to stay organized and on top of all of their content. This tool is great for anyone - and Trello isn't a sponsor, I just love their platform. https://youtu.be/L1rqGMrgNHU
If you own the Canon T3i and want to use it for vlogging - good luck. It's a great crop sensor DSLR even to this day, but its capabilities on the video side are lacking. The camera doesn't have true auto-focusing, but there's sort of one way around that. Check out my latest video below … Continue reading Auto-Focusing on the Canon T3i?
Recently I discovered FiLMiC Pro, an amazing video recording app available for both iPhone and Android devices. It truly unlocks your phone's video-taking capabilities, and is so much better than the native video-taking app on your smartphone. Entire feature-length movies have been filmed with FiLMiC Pro, and it's the go-to app for countless short films, … Continue reading Get Started With FiLMiC Pro in 5 Minutes!
If you take a lot of videos, your footage has probably suffered from video noise (sometimes called grain). Video noise is usually the result of poor lighting. When the camera has to compensate for low-lighting by raising the ISO, the problem gets worse. The best way to solve for video noise is to fix the … Continue reading How Peter McKinnon Fixes Video Noise