Tutorials

Various media production tutorials using only a smartphone / Iphone. Video production to video editing, image editing, apps , features and more.


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Snapseed Layer Mask

  Snapseed Layer Mask – Snapseed is a super powerful mobile photo editing application for both Android and IOS, it is made by Google and probably the most feature rich image/ photo editor available today for mobile /smartphone and tablet devices. In this snapseed tutorial, I demonstrate how to create layers, use filters and manipulate them using layer masks.  In this example, I am using a promotional flyer from The Energetic Mind T shirt range. I demonstrate how to highlight some of the Tshirts in colour whilst making the others and background black and white. I hope you enjoy the tutorial.  Find […]


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Snapchat Face Mapping Comedy

The potential for using Snapchats lens feature for comedy is infinite. The Snapchat lens gives you the ability to face map any famous face to your face in real time. This allows the inner comedian to produce skits and sketches.ie to produce Snapchat Face Mapping Comedy. The catalyst On the 4th of January I released this video on Facebook. The video demonstrates some face swapping features I use for fun, ultimately the video shows folks how it is done. I used Conor McGregor and Nate Diazs (both famous MMA fighters) as examples. I shared the video out to various communities, including some […]


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Facebook Messenger Fun

Facebook via their messenger app have decided to take on  Snapchat in the fun filters territory. For a while now Snapchat have been killing it with excellent “lenses” to transform your face.  Facebook can’t see growing competitor encroach on their space with gimiky fun, so they have decided to down right copy Snapchats feature ie Facebook Messenger Fun. The Facebook face mapping is faster and you do not have to touch the screen which is pretty neat. Snapchats Lenses change more regularly and their Face swap feature has, as yet not been stolen sorry replicated. Below is a video I made […]


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Snapseed Layers and Text

Snapseed is a powerful image editing app/software for both IOS and Android smartphones. The software is made by industry leaders GOOGLE and has lots of options. Snapseed is one of the most powerful smartphone/iPhone apps available. It can be used to produce spectacular images for your business. In this tutorial, we will look at Snapseed Layers and Text. For more information about mobile/iPhone photography theory, ideas and concepts as well as image editing theory, terms and concepts check out my book Smartphone Media Production. Click here to download a copy  IOS | Android    Snapseed Layers and Text Tutorial. In this […]


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KineMaster Green Screen

Kinemaster Green Screen tutorial. In this tutorial, I am looking at Kinemasters Green screen or Chroma key function. Within the video, I demonstrate how to add a background, add your green screen footage, chroma key out the green and finally add some branding in the form of a URL. Kinemaster is one of the most powerful smartphone video editing apps available. It is available for both Android and IOS. Green Screens and Blue screens are used because they are non human skin colours. The use of blue screen and chroma keys are critical to how Hollywood creates its stunning VFX . This technology […]