Wedding Videography – Paupst Wedding

Wedding Videography – Paupst Wedding

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQ1pcjlZcu4&t= Jackie and Dave are great people and we had an amazing time doing their wedding videography! Wedding and ceremony took place at The Barn at Glistening Pond, which offers a unique setting and amazing views. Paupst Wedding Videography The day started off a little worrisome with the weather as it's been one of the rainiest summers of the last few years. We lucked out that whenever we popped outside, the rain would stop. About an hour before the ceremony the rain came to the end and the sun peaked out. As usual, we follow the photogs around and do our best to work with them. We were blessed to be with the Knot Just Any Other Day and able to capture some great video while they snapped away. As always, if you're looking for a wedding videographer in NEPA or the surrounding area, send us a note! We'd love to capture your special day! ...
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How to Flip Video for IGTV

How to Flip Video for IGTV

https://youtu.be/f1wyiq2vrYQ Vertical video is catching on, but if you're a traditional filmmaker or have old content to share in IGTV, this tutorial will show you how to flip video for IGTV so your content can be see in its widescreen glory! I completely fumble through the wording as my mouth and mind clearly work at two different paces, but the process works as shown in the video. Regardless of your encoder/compressor, the steps are pretty simple (below). The idea is you have a video that's 1920px wide and you need to not only rotate it but also crop it. Rotating will only show the middle 1080px of your image, giving you a 1080x1080 square with black flags on the side. After rotating, you'll need to expand the top and bottom (this is actually typing in a negative value) both by -420. This add 840px to you 1080px high image, making 1920px high. Lastly, you'll need to crop both sides in...
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Wedding Video – Breger Highlight

Wedding Video – Breger Highlight

https://youtu.be/_0Ucq-dB8FU Lindsay and Matt Breger Wedding Highlight When Lindsay, an old friend, reached out looking for a wedding video I was thrilled. Then terrified. I've shot hundreds of weddings, but shooting one for a friend can be a bit scary. Not because of the process or anything technical, more keeping your focus! We managed to focus and capture Lindsay's magical day while still finding time to catch up and reminsce. Wedding Video - Breger Highlight It rained terribly the night before and there was some worry about the wedding venue, the Rodale Institute, might be waterlogged. We lucked out with a gorgeous day that was just dry enough to proceed. Rodale is an amazing venue and we had a blast celebrating. They have a great repurposed old barn we used for the ceremony and a lovely garden pavilion where we had the ceremony Looking for a wedding videographer, contact us and we'll see what we can do for you! ...
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Marketing Video – Chasing The Awesome Life

Marketing Video – Chasing The Awesome Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swte78Oohrk Nick DeStefano, an old friend from Misericordia, reached out us looking to create a marketing and promotion video for his professional speaking and facilitating company.  He was looking for something that would highlight his style of leadership speaking, in addition, to him engaging with the students he talks to.  The end result is a fun, dynamic, and attention-grabbing video that plays up to Nick's brand of speaking and Chasing the Awesome Life.  You can see below how the video is integrated into his website. Contact us today if you're looking to create some new marketing and branding materials for your business! ...
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How to Edit a Podcast

How to Edit a Podcast

With podcasting continuing to grow, more and more people are looking to get into it. While there is a multitude of apps to edit audio with many can be overwhelming unless you have some experience with audio post-production. This post will look at how to edit a podcast, quick and easy. Audacity is a free application, available on Mac or PC and gives you the ability to create simple audio edits which can lead to a better sounding podcast. To export a MP3 you will also need to install a LAME MP3 encoder. While it seems daunting, it's pretty straight forward. Once installed, Audacity is pretty simple. The video walkthrough shows you how to import, make simple edits, and export your spanking new podcast. If it still seems to be a bit too much, shoot us a message and we can help you get your podcast up and running. How to Edit a Podcast https://youtu.be/9TPYnQehQwI...
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Hub City Stompers with Echo Creek

Hub City Stompers with Echo Creek

Recently at a networking mixer held by Wilkes-Barre POWER, I ran into an old friend from when I first moved to PA, Rob Alapick. Rob does a lot of show promotion for Ska, Punk, and other bands and we got to talking about collaborating for a show this fall. Turns out, he had an upcoming show locally as one of his bands, the Hub City Stompers, had a venue back out last minute. Rather than make the drive from Ohio to New Jersey in one shot, they wanted a place to play and crash to break to the trip. As I've said before, I got my start in photography and have always loved shooting bands. One thing I'll give the Wilkes-Barre music scene is that it's a vibrant one. Most weekends, you'll find 5-6 shows playing at various venues. The one downfall is that many of these venues are small converted spaces. Bars, pubs, and corner spots that having live music was...
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Instagram Announces IGTV

Instagram Announces IGTV

Instagram is making waves again, this time with Instagram TV or IGTV. Instagram announced a new way for visual content creators and storytellers to share content. Up to an hours worth of it.  Who Cares About IGTV? Video content creators. Those who've built their audience and platform on Instagram now have a way to keep them on Instagram. If you are a video creator, you can always tease a minute of your longer, polished content or break it up in stories/the grid for your followers, but what lacked was the ability to place the entire video natively in Instagram. This meant updating the bio with a new link to YouTube or wherever the longer video lived, every time you made a video. Or, if you had enough followers, using the swipe option in stories to lead them to an external link. Still leaving the app. Now your audience can natively watch your content, in the app. The need to leave your content, click...
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Gnarbox Giveaway at NEPA BlogCon 2017!

Gnarbox Giveaway at NEPA BlogCon 2017!

NEPA BlogCon is just around the corner and this year we have a surprise. We've partnered with Gnarbox to give away a free 128GB Gnarbox to one of the attendees! If you haven't read our review of the Gnarbox and why you should want one make, check out our latest post and walkthrough. If you're attending NEPA BlogCon this year, make sure you enter to win. We'll have a rafflecopter giveaway set-up at the event. PLEASE NOTE, YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. We will have the prize on site and will hand it out there!...
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Gnarbox Review – Go Get One Now!

Gnarbox Review – Go Get One Now!

I get a bit nostalgic when I talk about my laptop. It's a 17in MacBook behemoth that I've had almost a decade. It's slow to start, takes forever to render and is having trouble with new frame sizes and bit rates. But I love that thing. I've taken it to Ireland, Jamaica, and Peru. It's crisscrossed the United States with me and the only issue I've had is the hard drive died once. Well, that and it's a 17in MacBook behemoth! Trekking all over with it requires a large bags (which I'm ok with) and a strong back. Enter the [amazon_textlink asin='B01NB0Q9QP' text='Gnarbox.' template='Gnarbox' store='parkwebsite-20' marketplace='US' link_id='3056a65d-aa50-11e7-bf3d-93014ceef68e']. When I first learned of the Gnarbox I was a bit skeptical. A device the size of a hard drive enclosure that was going to replace my laptop and allow me to edit and share media on the go. Sure, if you say so. I was curious though, so I bit the bullet and let me tell...
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