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More City Designs & Traffic. Shortfilm Diary Part V

So I thought it was time for a quick update on the Unreal Engine 5 short film project. I’m still testing out city designs and building different scenes. I’ve created a more gritty look for the city, which I like. As I wrote in my last post, I found my initial design too pretty. I…

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What Size Ring Light Do YouTubers Use? [Guide To Ring Lights]

Ring lights are one of the most common lighting choices for YouTubers. A ring light creates good lighting for video content with a flattering result and is easy to set up and capture high-quality video. Ring lights come in a variety of sizes. So, what size ring light do YouTubers use? The most common size…

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Five Best Microphone Boom Arms (Budget To Pro)

Mounting a microphone ensures that you will not accidentally record handling noise and allows hands-free recording. There are various methods to mount microphones, but boom arms are widely considered the most ergonomic and convenient way to do so. However, often it isn’t easy to differentiate between prices and quality. Today, I have selected five of…

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Top 8 Best Budget-Friendly On-Camera Shotgun Microphones 2023

You cannot make professional videos without high-quality audio. And the in-built microphone, which comes with your camera, just doesn’t cut it if you want to capture the natural sound of a scene or an interview. One way to improve the quality of your audio significantly is to use an on-camera shotgun microphone, which can be…

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