Quickly Create Photo Slideshow Video

This tutorial uses Corel VideoStudio Pro. 1. Add photos to project Sort the photos as desired, usually by date, so they appear in chronological order. 2. Select and drag photos to video track All photos will be added to the video track 3. Change duration of each photo If the duration of each photo is […]

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How to Make a Quality Video Presentation With Slides and Someone Talking

In this article I explain how to create a video presentation like what you see below. Features of this video include: custom background (still image or video) the presenter on one side presentation slides on one side clear audio Equipment Following is the equipment I used to make this type of video. Video Editing Software […]

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How to Take Pictures to Get the Right Shot

Most people take pictures by just manually taking a shot when they are ready. Since many things could go wrong with taking just a single shot, e.g. the subject blinks or yawns, a car drives by, etc, then some people will take multiple shots manually – maybe 2 or 3. However, this still doesn’t necessary […]

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How To Prevent Weeds From Growing Under and Around Weed Fabric

Weeds are a nuisance. The grow quickly, often can penetrate thin layers of weed fabric, and definitely can pop up along perimeters where weed fabric meets a cement patio, for example. After losing a battle with weeds, I decided to take somewhat extreme but necessary measure to never have to deal with weeds again. 1. […]

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Easily Download Entire YouTube Playlists

Have you ever needed to download a bunch of YouTube videos right before a long international flight for local playback? If so, one easy way is to add the videos to a playlist and use DL Now / YouTube DLG to download them all in one click. The software costs $19 but it saves a […]

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Remove Rust With Vinegar

Submerge the rusted metal in vinegar for 24 hours. You’ll see much of the rust come off. Scrape the rest of the rust off with a metal brush. Rinse

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How to Straighten Weed Trimmer Line

I have the MaxPower PivoTrim weed trimmer head because the spool type trimmer heads always get tangled. The MaxPower PivoTrim head makes replacing trimmer line super easy. When I ran out of the trimmer line that came with the head, I bought a spool of new trimmer line. Unfortunately, when you cut some trimmer line […]

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Fix Out-of-Sync Audio When Rendering mp4 Videos

If you take an mp4 (mpeg-4) video and put it in a video editing program like Corel VideoStudio and then render the same video without any other assets (images, audio, other videos, etc), then you may find that the resulting video becomes out-of-sync with the audio. To fix this, you can use Avidemux as follows. […]

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Easily Highlight Text in a Screenshot Using Photoshop

Let’s say you’ve taken a screenshot of some text and you’d like to highlight part of the text. By using different blending modes, this becomes an easy task. Here’s how to do it. 1. Open the screenshot containing text in Photoshop and select the text you want to highlight 2. Create a new layer and […]

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NewBlueFX Chroma Key to Easily Remove Green Screen in Video

This article explains how to remove a green background in a video using Corel VideoStudio Ultimate 2018 and the NewBlueFX Chroma Key. When applying a chroma key to a video in VideoStudio, you have two options: using Corel VideoStudio’s native chroma key feature using the NewBlueFX Chroma Key filter Native Corel VideoStudio Chroma Key Feature […]

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