Learn how to record a video tutorial for your YouTube channel. I'll walk you through the hardware you need to make a great high-res video.
In this video:
4:08 The Computer
4:51 The Camera
7:33 The Microphone
9:47 The Greenscreen
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Amazingly helpful. I laughed out loud watching you set up the green screen. That said, I appreciate the effort because that is REAL WORLD! Most of us do not have large recording studios and are trying to make magic happen in home offices (or basements). It was good to see the how you made it work in a small space. Thank you!
OOOOH my Live !!! When you talked about 1992 and Your TV-Show .. I had to laugh sooo much ... not about the fashion during that time .. no ... I had to laugh about the screen of the "PC" ... I had an Comodore "AMiGA 500" and aaaall the rememberings ... but the Job you do for others ..TV-Show where you explain this and that ... this is great Job and its like the first people who come in an area and check up the whooole country ...but in your case without killing the native !
At the time of your TV-Shows I just wanted to play games nothing else .. I did not understand this PC -programming stuff .. but I respect those ones like you who struggle with all this stuf and dumps like me questioning you and you are patient and explain them again agian again ! :-)))))) GOD bless You ...doesnt matter you believe or not ... ! :-D
I found your channel through the suggested videos. I find your videos to be very informative. As someone in the beginning stages, I just made a YouTube channel so I've been doing my research, this information is quite helpful. Thanks for all the insightful content you create. Look forward to seeing more. Just subbed, so I don’t miss out. OH, and congratulations on your upcoming nuptials.
I want that portable green screen but there is no link in the description. What is this world coming to when there is no affiliate link in the YouTube description!? Please add a link to the portable green screen. But for now, rest well and dream of large women.
@John - Just wanted to add something else that I didn't see in Steve's video. It's a magnetic background holder for those pop-up screens. You can also find it on Amazon, but here's the link from the manufacturer page:
They also have a kit that includes a light stand and a carrying bag (which is what I bought because I have different pop-ups for photography:
These are not affiliate links. Just wanted to share something to make it easy to hold up the screen.
Hey Steve. Good to see you back. I watched your show back in the day. How do you remove the shadow on the green screen from behind your head? Or does the software have enough tolerance that you don’t need to worry about it? Thanks.
Hey Steve thanks for all the useful information, but regarding the Blue Yeti USB microphone is the audio interface and cloud lifter still necessary? Not that I don't want to buy them I'm just wondering since it's a USB microphone and I'm pretty new to all this
Great video and #respect for having done what you do for as long as you have. I've been following Dotto for a long time (Dotto on data).
We do screencasting (mostly for creating Web tutorials for clients) and I've been quite satisfied with a screen cast and video switching program called 'OBS Studio'. It's surprisingly robust, platform friendly (win, Mac, Linux) and its 100 free and open source. Lots of videos on YouTube about it and we'll worth a try!!
Shoutout to being proudly #canadian!
A recommendation for the software portion of this series: Split it into two main sections, one where you talk about how the software interacts with your non-computer hardware (e.g. getting the green screen functioning), and another that focuses on a more general video editing portion.
It would be disappointing if you made a video production video only for most of it to be inapplicable to people whose content is mostly stuff like animations or clips from videogames or movies.
Love the content, but you are killing yourself with the greenscreen. Find a good print company that sells retractable banners, get a solid print of chroma key green (PMS#354C). It's all self contained, stays smooth and when its retracted, just lean it up against your wall next to your mixer. The pop out that you are using averages $40 to $60 USD, you can get a printed retractable about the same price with way less hassle.
Steve thank you so much for all your content! I came across your channel trying to learn more about google calendar and new IOS features. You bring so much value, thank you again! I am watching you from the windy city of Chicago, and started watching your videos and learning about your story, CONGRATS on the burpee challenge you sir are a brave man :)
I want to start doing youtube as well but I am having a hard time organizing my thoughts to create content on what i want to show and teach. Perhaps you can provide a tutorial on how to one should go about making content, I have seen some creators state they freestyle and others script their content I feel both bring value to their style.
I have a daughter that wants to start making videos to, and would love to do a collabo but would like to conceal her face as she is minor but I think her ideas can be huge and would allow us to spend more time doing something we both enjoy.
I have seen some creators use avatars instead of their own face (Mainly in gaming community) when they green screen, any idea how they are doing this? I tried reaching out to them but no reply, thanks again. Please keep up the great work!
Once I have saved my pennies I will definatly check out the hardware you receommend as of right now I have an IPhone and would use that mainly for capturing my footage with a mic that is strong but not as big as rhode mic's. Have you looked at the shure MV88 by chance? Got good reviews and videos on it. Check it out. Thanks again and sorry for the long message :)
Steve, I took your screencasting course a few years ago and since then have been making tutorials for my students. I futzed around with lighting and green screens until I found a solution. I replaced the C920 Logitech with my DSLR and bought a larger green screen as well as more lights. I realized that I needed more distance from the screen to the lights so moved everything around. I think I have a better product now. Have you considered giving feedback and advice to content creators? I'd pay!
Ian McNaughton did similar on the BBC around 1983 when the BBC and Acorn computers had a joint venture to produce the BBC Micro computer for a BBC computer education project for schools at the time. They showed the screen as it happens as well. Also the Open University had been broadcasting tutorial programs including computing courses late at night on BBC2 since the 1970's. But be fair you were probably the only one in the nineties until recently.
No, you have definitely outlasted them. BBC gave up in the mid eighties and the OU moved to the internet in the late nineties.
To be fair your delivery is much clearer and informative. Although I'm puzzled about the castle you keep going on about, didn't think Canada had any.
Always look forward to your videos and the great informative content, keep it up.
Great overview - too bad you talk about using a Mac... now when will you paint the mic and bracket GREEN so they disappear also, then the shirt, then the ears... imagination runs rampant with ideas....
Doctor dottotech pls guide me , my 45k subs channel is banned my case is section 5h spam, its been 3 months now i appealed twice but got rejected my hope is freedom support to help me draft a good well written appeal pls can you help me on this
dottotech well ill contact freedom support then even though am not partnered with em on there discord they said they will respond to my ticket talking about tim shmoyer i am more knowledgable than he is i dont know about the other guy thanks for responding though cheers
I am sorry to hear that, but I am not the guy to help here. I have never had any strikes or issues, so I have never had to navigate the system. Reach out to Tim Schmoyer, or Jeremy Vest, someone who consults to creators, they will have a much better idea of what you can do. Sorry.
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