From Orbit to Street Level

My sister-in-law had created a video for each of her sons when they graduated from high school. These videos were basically the kind of slideshow that almost every off-the-shelf consumer-grade video production application can do out of the box, which isn’t to…

YouTube Summer Camps

On the surface level, this seems like the kind of zeitgeisty opportunistic cash-grab we’ve come to expect from 21st-century shysters: Find something that’s insanely popular with kids that their parents probably don’t “get” (i.e. complain about in terms of “when I was…

Hold Your Fire

Well, this works, but it’s certainly not going to win any awards. I was looking through my YouTube subscriptions for a VFX tutorial on how to make a glowing something in the hand so it looks like the person is holding it.…