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How To Fix Shaky Footage (GoPro Studio Hack)

Normally, I wouldn’t be too concerned with shaky GoPro video footage, because… it’s a GoPro! It’s ok to be shaky because you’re probably using it for something really cool. But in my case, I had a 30-second time lapse of a sunrise from a cruise ship. So there is some shakiness happening in the clouds, on …

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Prevent Boring GoPro Videos – How To Tell A Story With Your Videos

I know pretty much nothing about actually making movies, let alone captivating movies that tell timeless stories. But I have seen tons of boring GoPro videos and family movies, and I don’t think I need a film degree to decide that they’re boring. There’s a pretty easy fix if you think your own GoPro videos …

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Custom Thumbnails, Annotations, and Cards OH MY! YouTube Tips & Tricks Part 2

In celebration of my YouTube channel rolling over 1000 subscribers, I have devoted blog posts and videos to how to get your GoPro videos (or any kind of video) found and watched on YouTube. This is part two! And we’re talking custom thumbnails, plus annotations (huh?) and YouTube cards (double huh?).

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How to Save a Still Image in GoPro Studio

Hey look at that, this is my 50th post! Last week I showed you how to import still photos into GoPro Studio without it getting all weird and thinking you’re trying to create a Time Lapse movie. GoPro Studio can be wonky like that. Well this week, let’s do the opposite. Let’s save a still photo …

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GoPro Studio Slow Motion – Slow Mo “Sick” GoPro Edits

Slow Motion can sometimes seem like a requirement in GoPro videos. Right? Chances are, if you use a GoPro, you’re capturing something pretty sick. Or, maybe just your family doing fun stuff (in my case). Either way, your footage is probably pretty cool, and to make it even cooler, let’s play with some of the functions of …

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3 Mistakes I Used to Make when I first Started Editing Home Movies

I want to tell you what I was doing wrong when I first started editing home vidoes and why it was taking me forever. FOR. EVER. First of all, I was getting bogged down in the details of the software, instead of just using the basic editing techniques that all editing platforms have. I was trying to …

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Premiere Elements 13 – First Look at Adobe Premiere Elements

In last week’s post, we had a little talk about GoPro Studio and just one of its limitations. For editing family videos and home movies, you will probably want a piece of software that is a little more robust, without going full pro. Take a look at Adobe Premiere Elements 13 with me, as I …

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