I looked for a new camera over the holidays; but, wasn’t able to find anything that would work. Now that smart phones have built-in cameras, most, dedicated cameras are either expensive models with everything we want or cheap, featureless units … Continue reading
Today is the shortest day of the year which also makes it the first day of winter. Neither is a good thing. But, stating tomorrow, the days will be getting longer. Even if we’ve got a lot of cold snowy winter weather ahead. Here is the second part of the video we posted earlier this week. Creating it was just the thing for a cold winter night. I just need to work on getting the editing finished quicker.
We are still experimenting with VideoStudio Pro. It can’t do anything about the sound. But, it does have some lots of effects that can be applied. We can do things with it that you can only do with a full-featured application that are well beyond the capabilities of the utility we normally use. It will take a while to learn. But, little by little we’ll use it to improve the quality of our videos.
There are howling windows outside. So, The Wife and I are very glad to be inside. We are already sick of the cold snowy weather and its only December. Plus, this year, neither of us is taking vacation the week … Continue reading
We’re supposed to have our first significant snow fall of the winter this weekend and we are not ready for it. It was just last week that we were running in the park in short sleeves (or at least I was). I’ve made sure our cars are ready for the winter and converted our door power equipment to snow removal mode. But, mentally, I’m not ready for snow. ‘Cause if its snowing in December, it will probably snow a lot before the winter is over. Obviously, we’ll service. But, we still won’t like it. Anyway, have a great weekend.
Here is more of this week’s movie that we are experimenting with. Perhaps we will use a different tool with the part we post next. I upgraded to the latest version of Corel’s VisualStudio recently and we haven’t tried it yet.
P.S.: I installed yet another update to WordPress, our blogging software today. Hopefully it didn’t break anything that wasn’t already broken.
Since we’re having problems making movies with sound, we though that it might be fun to play around with some of the video effects that don’t work well with audio. So, this week, we’re speeding up the videos. Not as something to do all of the time. Just something different. Please let us know what you think.
Happy Thanksgiving to all of our visitors! We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday.
I do not think that I will be catching up on yardwork this weekend. The weather forecast calls for heavy rains on Saturday followed by near- freezing to below-freezing temperatures on Sunday. I’d like to say that we’ll be inside by the fireplace most of both days. Unfortunately, we’ve got outside chores to do that will keep us busy for many, many hours. And, unlike The Wife, I am not on vacation all next week. I mostly like to use my vacation when the weather is nice. But, that doesn’t mean that I’m not slightly jealous of The Wife who gets more vacation than I do. Stay warm, stay dry and have a great weekend.