[SATLUG] July 12th, Thursday Meeting

Marc Ripley misteratomic at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 15:23:12 CDT 2012


I look forward to your video tutorials!
On Jul 5, 2012 3:19 PM, "Wes Henderson" <whendersonii at gmail.com> wrote:

> The Mac capitalization was indeed a mistype on my part but was not intended
> to offend anyone, I am sorry if it was perceived that way.
>
> Thank you for the feedback.
>
> On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 2:57 PM, Don Davis <dondavis at reglue.org> wrote:
>
> > I agree with Brad (on most points).
> > Even making a relatively decent, 'quick' 7 minute video can take a day
> > or more... and that's not even that snazzy.
> >
> > A video a week is a laudable goal (and will require lots of time and
> > dedication).
> >
> > Quality over quantity. I tune out almost immediately if I see a video
> > that was obviously recorded with a basic mic (and then not edited) and
> > chunked together with a quick screen cast.
> >
> > Openshot can do some cool things, but often involves novel approaches.
> > (And it crashes a bit...)
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On 07/05/2012 02:50 PM, Brad Knowles wrote:
> > > On Jul 5, 2012, at 11:02 AM, Wes Henderson wrote:
> > >
> > >> Sounds good. I will see what I can get together.
> > >>
> > >> On a side note: Yesterday I officially started a Youtube channel to
> show
> > >> various computer tutorials. My goals are as follows:
> > >>
> > >>     * Make informative, concise computer tutorials (under 4 minutes)
> > >>     * Make the videos clean and professional so that they are easy to
> > >> duplicate
> > >>     * Create a large library of videos that will add value to groups
> > that
> > >> I am involved with as well as businesses that I contract with
> > >>     * Upload at least one video a day, hopefully 2
> > >
> > > Creating the raw video file is actually the easy part.  The hard part
> is
> > editing the video, adding subtitles, transitions, etc... as you would
> > expect from this type of training video.
> > >
> > > A written entry in your blog on a daily basis is tough enough.  This is
> > a lot more work.  I'd initially shoot for something more sustainable,
> like
> > a video per week, get good at the process that makes you happy, and see
> > where you can go from there.
> > >
> > > Doing daily video production work is a serious full-time job -- just
> ask
> > the pros who work at your local TV station for the daily newscasts, not
> to
> > mention the guys who work on daily cable TV shows or daily shows on the
> > networks.  You're not talking about doing a half-hour or hour of content,
> > but it's still a serious commitment to maintain over the long haul.
> > >
> > >>     * Videos will cover both Linux and Windows (maybe eventually MAC)
> > >
> > > I would request that you show the same respect for proper spelling and
> > capitalization with regards to the Apple products as you do for others.
> > >
> > >> At the moment there is only 1 video (from yesterday) but I will be
> > adding
> > >> quite a few relatively quick. Also, narration will be done either by
> > myself
> > >> or my wife (I think she has a better voice for this work). Please
> check
> > out
> > >> the video and let me know what videos you would like to see in the
> > future;
> > >> or if there are suggestions for improvement. Thanks.
> > >
> > > Female voices are usually considered to be more easily understood by a
> > wider audience, but there's a lot of factors involved.  A good narrator
> is
> > better than a mediocre one, regardless of gender.
> > >
> > >> http://www.youtube.com/user/GeekyLiving
> > >> <view-source:http://www.youtube.com/user/GeekyLiving>
> > >
> > > I'll take a look.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org>
> > > LinkedIn Profile: <http://tinyurl.com/y8kpxu>
> > >
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