The Importance of Data Rate When Converting Old Videos

Data Rate or Bit Rate Is Important When Repurposing Old Videos

In the last video I shared thoughts about converting old videotapes to a digital format. I mentioned the importance of Bit Rate (or Data Rate) if you plan on using those old videos for editing or to share with your audience. If you’re just converting old tapes to watch at home, then you can pay […]

Finding a provider to convert your videotapes to digital or DVD

How to find a quality company for your videos

In our last video I shared thoughts to help folks plan on converting their old videotapes to a digital format.  If you’re just viewing at home that’s one thing but if you plan on re-purposing old videos of you teaching, presenting, speaking into new promo videos, online classes, clips for workshops, etc then you will […]

A great video demonstrating 14 different mounting angles for a GoPro camera

Was doing research for a client who is shooting a video following a motorcycle and needs to capture the action while he is following in a car.  Came across this great video from the folks at the Typical Enthusiast YouTube Channel. “This video will run you through 14 different angles, showing how the GoPro is […]

Hard to find good sounding legally free music

In today’s Tech Tip Chet shares the importance of observing the issue of using Royalty Free music for your video projects, online classes, podcasts, and other media projects, and provides one of his favorite resources for cost free, royalty free music.  You can visit the site yourself at http://audionautix.com (and as Chet suggests – consider donating on the site if you use one or more of their music files).

A rewarding visual adventure… Kubo and the Two Strings

A very enjoyable animated film

This last weekend I saw Kubo and the Two Strings with my wife.  I am still thinking about the film… the story, the resolution leaves you with some deep thoughts (or at least it did me) and I believe that’s a good thing.  And the masterful animation is something to be seen, and appreciated.  Without […]

Jungle Book 2016 is a great story and technical achievement.

Enjoyable digital storytelling

Wow – what an adventure… beautiful storytelling and amazing technology behind the movie.  I’m talking about the 2016 version of The Jungle Book.  I was able to see the film this past weekend with my wife and high school aged son.  I am a big fan of the 1967  version based on Rudyard Kipling’s writings […]