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Category Archives: Computer Tips
Sorry about all the posts showing up suddenly (including this one)! I was way, way behind on posting my YouTube videos to my website, so I hired Kael, a teenager, to help me bring it up to date. He’s a … Continue reading
I taught a class last night at the Montrose (Colorado) Public Library to 21 students. As promised, you may get the charts by clicking here or by clicking on the image. The second half of the class is 8 Dec … Continue reading
Here are the charts from the video editing workshop I taught at the Montrose, Colorado, Public Library on Monday, 23 March 2105. The presentation also including analyzing an excerpt from The Amazing Spiderman, looking at features such as establishing shots, … Continue reading
Here are some terms that beginning video editors will encounter, prepared for a class I gave on beginning video editing: Action camera. A video camera designed to capture action or high adventure from the point of view of the particpant. … Continue reading
Here are the slides from the class I taught at the Montrose (Colorado) Public Library on 16 Mar 2015. The slides cover only part of the presentation; the rest of the material was in video format. I’ve been asked to … Continue reading
Here are the charts I presented yesterday. The occasion was a class at the Montrose (Colorado) Public Library. The first several charts discuss the pros and cons of self-publishing and the benefits and limitations of CreateSpace. The rest of the … Continue reading
YouTube somehow truncated the original General Lesson 1.2 video, so I re-posted the complete video and put a notice on the bad one that points viewers to the complete version. Thanks to reader Bob Esplin for bringing the issue to … Continue reading
Here’s a “behind the scenes” look at making one of the ham radio instructional (training) videos, in this case for Amateur Extra Lesson 3.5. The purpose of these instructional videos is to help people get their ham licenses, and they … Continue reading
Here are a few tips on getting started with CyberLink PowerDirector (PDR) 12. I use PDR to produce all my videos, including the ham radio training videos and the occasional travel video. I’m assuming you already have some video clips … Continue reading
Do images frustrate you? Too many acronyms? Hard to find stuff once it’s on your hard drive? This video is an introduction to a class I teach about imagery for genealogy. It shows, very simply, the process from taking a … Continue reading