My 90 Second Webcam Makeover (from Hawaii)

I’m working from Hawaii this week. I had a Zoom call first thing Monday morning from my 10th floor lanai. I really loved the idea of having the Waikiki skyline behind me, but as you can see from the photo below – it looked awful. So I went through my 90...

How to subscribe to a YouTube channel

Subscribing to a YouTube channel makes finding future videos from that channel easier. It’s free (except for a very few channels.) It also encourages the video creator to keep creating! It’s easy to subscribe. Whenever you watch a video, you should see a...

Embedding video in your website: Vimeo or YouTube?

When adding video to your website, you’ll usually need a video host – this is a separate server that stores and plays the video file. Most web servers are more limited, so it’s not possible to store and play video files because of their large size....

How to detect cuts in a video for editing

If you’re working with a video file with multiple cuts / camera angles, then editing can be a pain. For instance if you have a recording of a Zoom call, one person might have a tilted camera, bad lighting or out-of-sync audio. But with both cameras recorded in...