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Joshua Lockhart

/ Joined 28 June, 2011

Joshua Lockhart is an okay web video producer and a slightly above mediocre writer of online content. You can fawn over his work here:

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Scout Out These 4 Sites for Tips on Writing Your Own Screenplay

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Scout Out These 4 Sites for Tips on Writing Your Own Screenplay

Have you ever wanted to make your very own movie? Have you tried your hand at writing a script with something like Celtx? Then, as expected, you probably want to further your screenplay-writing education. However, maybe there are some of you who aren’t even sure where to start. Fortunately, MakeUseOf has found four sites that will aid you with your screenplay writing adventures.

30-05-2012
Scout Out These 4 Sites for Tips on Writing Your Own Screenplay
How To Make Use Of The Canon Camera CineStyle Setting

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How To Make Use Of The Canon Camera CineStyle Setting

Have you ever wanted to have those fancy picture styles from westerns and action movies for your own videos, made with a Canon DSLR? Have you actually tried to pull it off time and time again, only to fail? Well, let me tell you folks – to get these styles, you need to start with the shooting process.

29-05-2012
How To Make Use Of The Canon Camera CineStyle Setting
Start Editing Film With These 5 Video Color Grading Tutorials

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Start Editing Film With These 5 Video Color Grading Tutorials

Even during the days of black and white film, auteurs would do their best to hand-color each frame with beautiful tints that transformed their movies into rainbow-filled reels. However, as time went on, color itself became a standard in film, but this time, these were true-to-life hues rather than creative tones. Even still, editors eventually found ways to use these colors artistically.

23-05-2012
Start Editing Film With These 5 Video Color Grading Tutorials
Lomography LomoKino Review And Giveaway

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Lomography LomoKino Review And Giveaway

Even in the futuristic society we live in, it seems as though tech enthusiasts thrive on viewing the world through the eyes of the past. Take Instagram for instance – it simulates many older cameras right on your smartphone, right? However, consider the possibility of being able to do that for real, and instead of using a still camera, doing it with an old-fashioned movie camera. Fortunately, with the LomoKino from Lomography, you can! MakeUseOf was recently able to wrangle in this old-timey movie camera for a review. We’re also giving 5 Lomokinos away — you might want to stick around for this.

22-05-2012
Lomography LomoKino Review And Giveaway
5 Post-Apocalyptic Short Films On YouTube You Have To Watch

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5 Post-Apocalyptic Short Films On YouTube You Have To Watch

As I’ve discussed before, there seems to be a something about fictional post-apocalyptic worlds that draw modern viewers in. Perhaps it’s the notion of a world with limited technology. Maybe it’s the idea of actual danger. These are two things that most of us reading MakeUseOf do not necessarily have to face, and with a post-apocalyptic world, we can view these possibilities at a safe distance.

22-05-2012
5 Post-Apocalyptic Short Films On YouTube You Have To Watch
Get Cooking With These 6 YouTube Channels

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Get Cooking With These 6 YouTube Channels

Being a fast food aficionado, I recently recognized that it was high time for me to get back in the kitchen. I’ve spent way too long eating my meals on the run, and I’m sure that many of you could relate. However, part of my trouble was figuring out what I should cook! Using the powers of the Internet, I set out to find a few YouTube channels that provide some decent meal tips as well as entertainment.

15-05-2012
Get Cooking With These 6 YouTube Channels
How To Download The Canon EOS Utility If You Lose Your Installation CD [Mac]

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How To Download The Canon EOS Utility If You Lose Your Installation CD [Mac]

Losing the software CD accompanying your brand new camera is way to easy to do. The exhilaration of cracking open that brand new toy tends to overpower the thought of “well, maybe I will need that software later…” Such is the case with Canon cameras, and if you have a Mac, you’ll know that you’ll need the Canon EOS Utility if you ever want to use your DSLR camera via USB.

15-05-2012
How To Download The Canon EOS Utility If You Lose Your Installation CD [Mac]
4 Reasons I Feel Terribly Awkward When Sending Emails [Opinion]

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4 Reasons I Feel Terribly Awkward When Sending Emails [Opinion]

Social anxiety often seeps into my virtual life, and it causes me issues with sending email. You might have some of them yourself. After reading this, ask yourself – what other reasons make you feel awkward when sending emails? What’s the worst email encounter you’ve ever had?

08-05-2012
4 Reasons I Feel Terribly Awkward When Sending Emails [Opinion]
6 Ways To Spark A Music Career Through YouTube

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6 Ways To Spark A Music Career Through YouTube

In my opinion, YouTube is the best market for putting your music into the public eye. There are so many opportunities that it provides, ranging from building a raw personal fan base all the way to being discovered by a major record label. Also, if the record label thing doesn’t work out, there’s always the chance of being picked up as a YouTube partner.

02-05-2012
6 Ways To Spark A Music Career Through YouTube
Start Shooting With These 4 DSLR Video Tutorial Sites

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Start Shooting With These 4 DSLR Video Tutorial Sites

Recently, I covered a little bit of DSLR video for those of you stepping out to see the low-cost solution to production. My focus has been on helping those who don’t necessarily do much video production themselves learn the basics so that they can take advantage of the cheaper cameras. However, we have four dedicated resources to help you venture further into your DSLR studies.

01-05-2012
Start Shooting With These 4 DSLR Video Tutorial Sites
Have You Lost Your Camera? Then Find It Again With IFoundYourCamera

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Have You Lost Your Camera? Then Find It Again With IFoundYourCamera

Have you ever lost your camera while on vacation? Has one of your friends? Have you ever found a camera that someone has obviously lost? If only there was a way to reunite lost cameras with their likely distraught owners…actually, there is. IFoundYourCamera is a blog devoted to exactly these types of reunions for people all over the world.

25-04-2012
Have You Lost Your Camera? Then Find It Again With IFoundYourCamera
6 Kindle Book Classics You Can Download for Free

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6 Kindle Book Classics You Can Download for Free

Very recently, we gave away a Kindle Fire, but did you know that you can start reading on Kindle right away without spending any more money? Fortunately, Amazon has provided quite a few classic books totally free of charge for the general public. The best part of all is that none of them are abridged! Below, we have six classics that you may or may have not been able to read on the Kindle, so don’t hesitate.

24-04-2012
6 Kindle Book Classics You Can Download for Free
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