Choosing a video editor for your smartphone

Using smartphones to make media. Photo: Kaique Rocha/CC/Pexels
Using smartphones to make media. Photo: Kaique Rocha/CC/Pexels

BY BRIAN NEWINGTON

There are hundreds of video editing apps on the market, but most of them are junk. After testing every app available from free to paid versions, the conclusion I reached is you pay for what you get.

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Thinking right: creativity and journalism

Future world, by d76b23/CC/flickr
Future world, by d76b23/CC/flickr

PLAYING:

Which side of your brain is most dominant?

THINKING:

READING:

A Simple Explanation of ‘The Internet of Things’, by Jacob Morgan, Forbes Magazine

How the New York Times is clawing its way into the future, by Gabriel Snyder, Wired Magazine

USEFUL SITES/CHANNELS TO FOLLOW:

Journalism Innovation: Ideas,Β Experiments and Explorations in Entrepreneurial Journalism, from the Tow-Knight Center at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism, on Medium

Intro to MoPho & first apps

Basketball, late Monday afternoon. Photo copyright Verity Chambers
Basketball, late Monday afternoon. Photo copyright Verity Chambers

In his video, iPhone photographer Emil Pakarklis explains seven really simple techniques you can use to make your mobile photography good. As with DSLR and larger format photography, the key ingredients are light, composition, and perspective or point of view.

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