iPhone 6 Camera, IKEA Viral Video, Instagram Hyperlapse

This week in videography… #1 The iPhone 6 Video Camera   Apple introduced two new iPhone Models. The iPhone 6 and the bigger iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 has a screen size of 4.7 inches and iPhone 6 Plus 5.5 inches. The screen resolutions are 1334×750 pixels and 1920×1080 pixels. Both the iPhone 6 […]

iPhone 6 Camera, IKEA Viral Video, Instagram Hyperlapse

Videography Notes Today: RODE VideoMic Pro, BuzzFeedVideo Formula, Sony Alpha a5100

Videography Notes Today: RODE VideoMic Pro, BuzzFeedVideo Formula, Sony Alpha a5100

Note #1: Filming a Mascara New Product Pre-launch Yesterday The venue is Sephora ION, Orchard Road.  The time is 8.30am.  The staff inside the store are busily setting up. The store’s roller shutter doors are shut.  Outside the store is a long queue of people waiting.  I asked the first one what time she start queueing.  She […]


What is the Best Format for Facebook Video Upload

What is the Best Format for Facebook Video Upload

I have uploaded and played back Full HD videos at 1920 x 1080 pixels without any issues. However, Facebook recommends uploading HD videos at 1280 x 720 pixels. These are FB’s recommended custom settings: H.264 video with AAC audio in MOV or MP4 format An aspect ratio no larger than 1280px wide and divisible by […]


Final Cut Pro X Version 10.1.2 Enhancements

When opening a project in FCPx today, I was asked to upgrade it to a current version.  This project was done only 2 weeks ago. That means FCPx must have automatically upgraded itself.  Upon checking out the Help menu, I found that my FCPx is now version 10.1.2.  Here are the new features and enhancements. […]

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Freeze Frame Using Hold Segment in Final Cut Pro X v10.1.1

Freeze Frame Using Hold Segment in Final Cut Pro X v10.1.1

In the previous post, I demonstrated how to create a freeze frame in Final Cut Pro X using the traditional method, which generates an new image clip in the Timeline. What if you do not want to generate a new clip, but want to freeze frame within the original clip. In this video, you will discover another freeze […]


Creating a Freeze Frame in Final Cut Pro X

Want to make a freeze frame or still frame from a video clip in Final Cut Pro X version 10.1? Here is my mini video tutorial. Be sure to watch the 5 extra tips at the back. How to Freeze Frame in Final Cut Pro X version 10.1 I have this video footage of office workers […]

Creating a Freeze Frame in Final Cut Pro X