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 […]

Should I Convert Old Videos to DVD or Video Files?

Updating and viewing old videotapes

Maybe you have a bunch of videotapes of you teaching or leading a workshop that you want to see again – or even use as part of an online class, or to promote your brand, your business.  You might want to use parts of old video on YouTube, Facebook, or LinkedIn. Most people automatically think […]

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 […]

In today’s Tech Tip Chet shares the 2nd day focused on making better videos for your marketing, online courses, etc. It’s one of the most common problems and easy to fix – stabilizing your camera. Chet shares tips for a more stable camera with a few affordable accessories – or even how to make stable video while you’re out and about, traveling or hiking.

Accessories mentioned on the program can be found in my Amazon list here:

Importance of audio - and how to capture great sound for your videos

In today’s Tech Tip Chet shares the first of 3 episodes focused on making better videos.  Today we’ll consider the value and importance of good, clear audio.  Chet provides some thoughts and tips for capturing great audio (and avoiding extraneous audio around you).

The importance and acceptance of video in Social Media continues to grow.  Today Instagram begins roll-out of increased video capabilities on the social media service previously thought of as a photo sharing site… 15-second videos have been incorporated and soon users will be able to post videos up to 60-seconds long.  In addition to the length […]

In today’s Tech Quick Tip Chet Davis – Your Technology Tutor shows how you can use the new Cards feature on any of your YouTube videos to guide your viewers to action. This can be used to promote your book, workshop, your non-profit cause and more.

Quick Tips for Better iPhone Video

As the holiday weekend is upon us, here are some tips to ensure you capture better video using your iPhone or other SmartPhone. Shoot video with the phone in Landscape mode (horizontal) with the home button at right Stabilize the phone/camera – prop on something to keep from shaking Click on your subject (on-screen) for […]

Understanding Technology Used to Share Videos on the Internet

 NOTE: These are the show notes & resources presented in episode #12 of Your Technology Tutor. This program is available in the iTunes Store and can also be heard via the player at the bottom of this page. Your Technology Tutor Program Show Notes – Episode #12 Topic: Understanding Technology Used to Share Videos on the […]