How to Create a Back-to-back Merge Effect in Final Cut Pro X

[Video] How to Create a Back-to-back Merge Effect in Final Cut Pro X

  In this video, I answer a question from a viewer… “Just wondering if there is a way in Adobe After Effects or Premiere or Final Cut Pro X where this mirror effect works like this video… Please help me… ” After watching that video, I realized it is not a mirror effect (see picture above). It […]


How to Highlight an Object in Premiere Elements

How to Highlight an Object in Premiere Elements

In this mini lesson, I show you how make an object brighter and stand out from the other parts of the image. I will also show you how to make the highlight follow a moving subject.  Works on Premiere Elements 13 and 12.  Enjoy! Adrian Lee [Download] the Ultimate Guide for Premiere Elements: + Tips, […]


Sony FDR-X1000V 4K Action Cam

Sony FDR-X1000V 4K Action Cam

The next worthy opponent to GoPro action camera is the Sony Action Cam. No doubt I am a Sony camera fan, but this new model has all the exciting features.   The Sony FDR-X1000V shoots 4K 30fps and 1080p 120fps slo-mo. Quality is better with its large 1/2.3-inch sensor and 170-degree fixed wide angle lens. […]


Sony Catalyst Edit

New Sony Catalyst Edit Software for Mac and Windows

I am a long time Sony Vegas Pro User since version 3. Stopped using it since I switched to Apple MacBook Pro. Waited for a Vegas Mac version like Sound Forge did. It never happened. Instead Sony introduced Catalyst Edit. Catalyst Edit is nothing like the Sony Vegas Pro I know. It is simpler. Made […]


Best Camcorders 2015

Recommended Camcorders for Shooting Video 2015

Here’s my 2015 recommended cameras for shooting video. It’s for people who need to shoot their own video for work. The models are selected based on my SIX must-have features: (These are functions that help record a good business video.) Manual Exposure Manual Focus Manual White Balance Optical Zoom External Microphone Input Jack Head/Earphone Output Jack Sony Camcorders The current best Sony camcorder models […]


As Seen On Google

How Strong is the Video Market Today? – Quora

By reading these facts, you will understand how strong video market has become these days. An eye-mapping study of Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs), video results commanded more attention than other listings. 93% of marketers use video for online marketing, sales or communications. Video in email can boost open rates by 20% and increase click-through […]


Scroll Text

How to Make Text Scroll Across the Screen in Premiere Elements

This video tutorial is an answer to my YouTube viewer’s question “How do you make words scroll across the screen in the video using Premiere Elements?” Sit back, relax and enjoy as I show you how to do it step-by-step. Adrian Lee [Download] the Ultimate Guide for Premiere Elements: + Tips, Tricks and More! http://www.videolane.com/courses/premiere-elements/ […]


Hand Drawn Animation Software

[Video] Have You Tried the Hand-doodling Animation Software Yet?

A while ago, many of you asked me how to create this hand-doodling effect.   I used to recommend Adobe After Effects, but it’s complex and require a monthly subscription fee. Now, you can do it in just three simple steps.  Try it yourself. Download and install the video creation software (Link: Explaindio… Tip: Go for the $1 […]


Shooting Video with an Automatic Flying Camera

Shooting Video with an Automatic Flying Camera

This is one camera drone I got to have. No pilot and remote control required. It flies itself. Just throw it in the air (or into the water – as the video shows) and it starts to fly on its own.   Shoots 1080p HD video at 60 fps, 120 fps slo-mo at 720p and stills […]