I’m excited to share two of my latest videos with you, featuring well-known Slovenian pop songs “Kakor zvezdi na nebu” and “Ptič” by Miro Tomassini and Vlado Kreslin. Published with authors’ permission, classical guitar arrangement is done by me, sheet music will be available ASAP as it’s just being edited! Both audio and video for … Read More
How to Update Magic Lantern to 2.3
It’s been just three days since the public release of the new Magic Lantern 2.3. For those of you who have never heard of this term, it’s a free firmware, primarily aimed at DSLR videographers, that enhances the performance of Canon DSLRs. Among other things, it adds better ISO settings (when shooting video it’s best … Read More
Final Cut Pro X Audio Enhancements Explained
When I first got to work with FCPX, I quickly realized there’re some audio enhancement features built-in. And while the Background Noise- and Hum Removal options are pretty self-explanatory, I was first intrigued by the third option – Loudness – and its controls: Amount and Uniformity. It turns out, as Mark on this forum explains, … Read More
How to Edit a Multicam Music Video in Final Cut Pro X
After having successfully shot, converted and imported your music video footage (see my blog post with some shooting tips and another one on converting/importing video footage into Final Cut Pro X), we’re now ready to start editing the video. 1. Let’s begin by selecting all the video clips you need plus the corresponding audio track … Read More
Converting HDSLR Footage and Importing into Final Cut Pro X
A while ago, we took a look into the basics of shooting an HDSLR video (camera settings, audio, lighting and aperture). This time we’ll take the process one step further and discuss video conversion for editing in Final Cut Pro X. Unfortunately, the codec HDSLR videos are saved in, h.264, is unsuitable for editing in … Read More
Behind the Scenes: Photo Shoot for an Upcoming Musical Project
I feel privileged to be involved in an unusual musical project that’s about to premiere on April 1st 2012! Details and a short video will be announced shortly, so stay tuned. In the meantime, have a look at some pictures from last week’s photo shoot with Slovenian photographer Marjan Krebelj below.
Here’s my first simple photographic attempt, shot with my Canon 600d and run through the Instagr.am filters. Instagr.am is a great app to transform and share photos on your iPhone, coming soon to Android devices as well. Check it out!
Making of the Video – A. Barrios: Vals no.4
Since I published my second multicam HD video a few days ago, a couple of friends sent me an email asking how i went about making this video. In this post I’ll briefly explain the entire process and share the camera settings. Please, stay tuned as next week I’m going to write a follow-up post … Read More