The fact is that I have no idea how to shoot and edit videos. I took a shot at post-processing videos according to the Loam Rangers’ how to use DaVinci Resolve. I wanted to tinker with color correction, highlight, and shadows just to get a feel how things work. The truth is I knew less than I thought I did. I’m such a newbie at this that I couldn’t even “load” a video to DaVinci Resolve. The good news is that there is always help and it’s called YouTube. So, I found this video Learn DaVinci Resolve Basics – Part 1 (Project settings and how to import media) and it helped a ton. Now at least I can tinker with the videos I have on my phone.
As new as I am to this fascinating world, I can now adjust the shadows, highlights, color, and sharpness of the videos. Of course, that doesn’t mean that I can make or edit a good video, but I’m I hope I’ll get there. Hopefully, soon enough I’ll have some mountain bike footage to work on.
Having said that, another rabbit hole I will go down is camera settings like resolution, framerate, the field of view and aspect ratio just to mention some. Put simply I have to learn a lot.