Video Tip: Working with bad video

Technology keeps coming up with ways consumers and businesses can record their own video. Everything from the mighty Flip-type units to Smartphones now allow people to capture events with the push of a button. When used properly, these tiny cameras can yield great results. Unfortunately this isn’t always the case. We’re often presented with shaky, blurry, noisy footage that clients want us to use in productions. There’s a big misconception that video post production houses have a magic setting that can fix everything from fuzzy pictures to crackling sound. As much as we...

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10 Tips to Make Webcams Look Great

We get many questions about webcams so we’re going to share some tips about how to get great images from your cameras. There’s a big misconception that you need an expensive camera to get great looking video. The truth is you can make just about any webcam look professional by following these simple tips. #1. Turn on the lights. Cameras want light. The darker the room, the harder your camera has to work to make a picture. If your video starts looking grainy, then your camera is working extra hard to make the picture. Make it easy and turn up the lights. #2. Wear solid colors...

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