Video clips for Microsoft Powerpoint Presentations

I recently needed to create a short presentation that would run on its own and include narration, various clip art, standard bullet points and a video clip on one slide that made a key point. I created the video on a Mac with Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects so my first choice was to … Read more

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Review

I recently recorded narration for an auto-running Powerpoint presentation using the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB interface and pre-amp. The results were good and I learned a few things along the way. The first lesson is don’t record the narration in Powerpoint directly. I learned this lesson a long time ago and had to re-learn it … Read more

GarageBand for simple DVD menu audio

It is the holidays which means I really need to finish that DVD project from this summer’s trip. The movie itself is done with titles and credits and audio. It was created with Aperture’s slideshow tools and came out great. The Ken Burns effect seems to know which way to move when — I think … Read more

Adobe Premiere Pro first impressions

It started out innocently enough. My wife wanted to see a presentation at the local historical society but could not attend. I thought “why not ask if I can shoot the presentation on video?”. I asked, the speaker and society said yes and we were good to go, or so I thought. It hit me … Read more

Lewis Studios is changing, sort of

After many years of producing GroupWise utilities, Lewis Studios is going back to its original business and, with that, this site is changing. To our software customers, don’t worry, we still provide GroupWise utilities on this site and still support the software you may have purchased from us such as the GroupWise Automatic Print Utility. … Read more