Category Archives: Filming from home

What is a gimbal?

What is gimbal? It is a great device for vlogging or for capturing video with your smartphone keeping it nice and steady. Continue reading

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The ATEM Mini Could Change the Way You Teach Online

This past year the classroom has moved online and this can be a useful way to teach. It is not the only way and as we return to normality online teaching still has its place. In fact I have been … Continue reading

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Editing with Green Screen Using iMovie

If you are a Mac user then iMovie is a great and free editing program. It even allows you to do green screen which used to be notoriously fiddly, in fact it still can be. So you know that filming … Continue reading

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Using the Windows Camera App to Record Video

You’be probably used your smartphone to record yourself but you can also use your Windows PC. Let’s face it many of us are having to record ourselves. The advantage of using the camera in your computer is you probably already … Continue reading

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The Trick to Getting a Good Result When Using a Teleprompter

How many of you have had to come to grips with filming from home over the past year? It seems it has been many. Once you come to grips with that you’ve then realised it would be nice to have … Continue reading

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Why Use a Canon Camera as a Webcam Using the EOS Webcam Utility

Many of you have been using Zoom, Skype, MS Teams and other apps for keeping in touch and also for teaching and demonstrating during the lockdown. And I think many of you will keep doing this when everything returns to … Continue reading

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Using Vimeo to Review Edits

Video editing sometimes involves a lot of back and forth with fine tuning the edits. Your client often wants to change things either moving things around or taking bits out. They go through the edit noting down timecode which doesn’t … Continue reading

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Connecting a Wireless Mic to an iPhone or iPad

Smartphones like the iPhone record great video, and the iPad is good too, and they can be edited directly on your iPhone and iPad. But there is one thing that can let it down and that is the sound recording. … Continue reading

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Filming Tips When Working from Home #filmingfromhome

For many of us we are now working from home and that has many challenges including staying engaged with your customers, students, colleagues and workforce. A great way to do this is to create videos,  something that I usually do … Continue reading

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