How To Record Your iPhone Screen or Record Your iPad Screen

One of the most common questions I receive is “how do I record the screen on my iPhone or iPad?”.  Unfortunately, at least with the current version of the iOS operating system, there is not an app that allows you to do this. However, there are still a few ways you can record all...

Video Review of the Swivl Personal Cameraman

Most people shoot video all by themselves with no one to operate the camera. And many people use either their smartphone or a pocket camera for recording video. If that’s you, now you can have a robot operate your camera for you. It’s called the Swivl and here’s how it...

Video Shootout – iPhone4 vs. iPhone4S vs. iPad2 vs. Ne...

So which Apple device shoots the best video? Well, best is a matter of opinion. But to help form that opinion, I shot some identical video using an iPhone4, iPhone4S, iPad2 and the new iPad. All of the clips were shot indoors using only the available lighting (on a sunny day, mid-afternoon)....

How To Edit Video Using Photoshop CS6

Adobe Photoshop is the application everyone uses to edit images.  In fact, it’s synonymous with image editing (i.e. “they Photoshopped all of the tattoos off him”). But now you can edit video with Photoshop too. And for many people it might be the easiest solution to use....

How To Get Crystal Clear Screen Recordings On YouTube

Want to guarantee that your screen recording videos will look crystal clear on YouTube?  It’s very simple to do when you follow a few rules. And the first thing you need to understand is that screen recording video (recording what’s on your computer screen) is very different than...

Video Review of Avid Studio For The iPad

Yesterday Avid released a new video editing app for the iPad, called Avid Studio for iPad.   It’s meant as a direct competitor for Apple’s own iMovie.  And in the short amount of time I’ve been able to use it, I’d say Avid Studio is already the winner in this...

How To Have Your Own URL Shortening Service At No Cost

It seems for whatever reason when you work with video, you end up sending a lot of links to people.  Really long links.  That’s where URL shortening services come in…services like bit.ly and tinyurl.com.  They take those long links and make them tiny.  That makes things easier...

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Upload Videos To YouTube

The title of this post is actually a bit misleading.  What it really means is that there are 3 things you really need to think about before you ever upload a video to or use YouTube to host your videos. Of course with every ying there’s a yang and YouTube is no different.  So there are...

The Best Video Cameras of 2011

The most common question I get asked, bar none, is what video camera to use.  So here’s a list of the top video camera’s for 2011. Actually, best is a subjective thing, so I’ll call this the top video camera recommendations for 2011. Below are links to each camera...

How To Ditch Your Video Camera’s Tiny LCD Screen

Ever get tired or frustrated trying to shoot video using your camera’s tiny LCD screen? Or ever get annoyed by people huddling around your camera’s tiny LCD screen, trying to see what you’re shooting or watch what you’ve shot? Plugging a bigger screen into your camera,...

Remote Control Focus and Recording With a Canon DSLR

Canon DSLR’s have become very popular for shooting video.  But they also come with a few hassles.  For example, since these camera’s lack auto-focus while recording video, recording yourself (where you are both the star and camera operator) can be a chore. That is, it can be a...

How To Shoot Green Screen Video Faster and Cheaper

There’s a big misconception with green screen video that I see all of the time.  A misconception that usually costs people time, money and a lot of stress. In fact, people are usually pretty surprised when they see professionals shoot green screen video…because it really brings...

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