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Julian Ilett in garden with solar panels

Producer Profile: Julian Ilett

On the face of it, Julian Ilett’s channel shouldn’t work. He has no real video camera or DSLR to shoot with, doesn’t use any editing software, hardly appears on screen – his hands feature most often – and is, how can we say this gently,...

Canon XA20

Camcorder choice: beware red herrings

The endless dilemma. We received a question recently along these lines: “Our company wants to start a YouTube channel and has a a budget of £800. Which camcorder should we buy for this sort of money? We want to make the best quality video!” Now...

Sony CX900 from side

We’re not buying 4K right now

This year’s CES was something of a disappointment for the camcorder user. Sure, DSLRs are still all the rage for creative videomakers whilst the average consumer just whips out their mobile phone but we at Tubeshooter like to imagine that there is still a hardcore...

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Making the switch to live webcasting

Live broadcasting over the Internet has enjoyed something of an explosion recently. When it was first tried over a decade ago, the bandwidth wasn’t there, the viewers weren’t really there and the equipment required was complex not to mention the planning and infrastructure that was...

Finding web video’s pot of gold

Finding web video’s pot of gold

It is surely the golden dream of many a video producer; not only to spend time making videos but then to get paid for it as well. The traditional route – get a job in media and accept a salary cheque – is both hard...

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Cloud Cuckoo Land? Adobe’s new software strategy

It didn’t take long for that to come about then. Less than a year after Adobe launched its rental alternative to software buying, it’s now confirmed that this is the only way forward for people who want to keep using its software. Pay a –...