Record Screen and Face with OBS

Would you like to record your computer screen and your face at the same time?

In this training, I demonstrate how using 10 basic steps on OBS 0.16.2 (mac) version.

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1. Add a new Scene. Call it Scene 1 or other names.
2. For the computer screen, add a New Source in Scene 1. Select Display Capture.
3. Select None under Crop to capture the whole screen.
4. Right-click on Display Capture source and select Transform – Fit to Screen.
5. Resize your game or app to full screen.
6. For the audio, go to Settings – Audio – Mic/Auxiliary Device – Default.
7. For your face, add a New Source in Scene 1. Select Video Capture Device – Device: FaceTime or other attached camera.
8. Resize and reposition your Face in the scene.
9. Hit Start Recording or Start Streaming.
10. You cannot see yourself while recording, but you can see yourself when viewing your live stream on mobile.

Remember, these are only basic steps. There are many more improvements we can tweak.

Feel free to share your thoughts and questions about using OBS.

In the previous lesson, I touched on setting up a green screen for OBS live streaming.

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In the next lesson, I will go over the settings for streaming and recording.
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See you in the next video! 🙂

Adrian Lee

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UNBOXING GoPro Hero5 Black 

Removing the GoPro Hero5 Black from the box casing isn’t very user-friendly.

So I made this video…

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My GoPro Hero5 Black has finally arrived, together with all ten accessories!

I will be starting a new series about “GoPro camera and editing 101”.

This is the first video in the series.

It’s simply about removing the action camera from the box easily.

I realized it’s not very intuitive for people new to GoPro and this video is for them.

In this training,
– I demonstrate how to first remove the GoPro from the display mount.
– Secondly, how to remove the casing, aka the Frame.

Also, Feel free to ask questions about GoPro camera and editing.

Watch a personal VLOG on purchasing my first GoPro action camera.

In the next training, I will demonstrate how to set up the GoPro Hero5 Black.

Adrian Lee

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OBS Basic Settings

Basic Settings to Get Started | OBS Open Broadcaster Software 101 ep3

OBS is a free streaming and recording software, but it is not entirely user-friendly.

First, you need to know how to set it up.

In this training, we will go through the basic settings.

Feel free to ask questions about OBS.

See the previous training on using green screen with OBS.

In the next training, I will touch on recording and streaming.

Adrian Lee


How to Get Adobe Encore CS6 from CC 2017

Adobe Encore is great for creating DVD and Bluray disks.

However, there is no Encore in the new Adobe Creative Cloud.

You have to download the old CS6 version separately.

Here’s how to get Adobe Encore CS6… legally.

First, you need be a paid subscriber of Adobe CC.

  1. Open Creative Cloud on your desktop.
  2. Select the Apps tab.
  3. Scroll down to “FIND ADDITIONAL APPS”.
  4. From the drop down options, click on ” VIEW PREVIOUS VERSIONS”.
  5. Scroll down till you see Premiere Pro.
  6. Click on the Install button.
  7. Select CS6.

Premiere Pro CS6 will install with additional update steps.

Encore is installed only when you install Premiere Pro CS6.

You may uninstall Premiere Pro CS6 and leave behind Encore CS6.

Video tutorial coming soon here…

Feel free to ask a question.

Adrian Lee

Captions in Premiere Pro

How to Add Captions on Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017?

In layman terms, captions are also known as subtitles.

It’s the text in the bottom of the screen spelling out the spoken words.

There are two types of captions.

  • Closed captions
  • Open captions

Closed captions can be turned on or off by the viewer.

Open captions are always visible or “burned” on the video.

Follow these steps add captions on Adobe Premiere Pro (For advanced users).

  1. Open a sequence with voice overs or dialogs.
  2. Go to the bottom of the Project panel and click on the New Item icon.
  3. Choose “Captions…”.
  4. On the New Captions dialog box, click OK.
  5. Specify Captions Standard. Choose CEA-708 for HD Closed caption. Choose Open Captions for open captions. Let’s choose Open Captions and click OK.
  6. From the Project panel, drag the captions into a higher track in the Timeline.
  7. Reveal the Captions edit panel by going to the main menu on top and select Windows > Captions.
  8. Type or copy and paste the text into the Captions panel.
  9. For open captions, you can adjust the fonts type, size, color, position, background, and outline.
  10. To add another caption, extend the caption clip in the Timeline by dragging the top right corner.
  11. Click the “+” in the bottom of the Captions panel.
  12. A new caption item appears right next to the previous one in the Timeline.
  13. Again, type or copy and paste the text into the Captions panel.
  14. In the Timeline, adjust the caption’s position and duration.
  15. Repeat from step 10.

For closed captions, repeat the steps but at step 5, select CEA-708.

If you cannot see the closed captions on the program monitor, click on the spanner icon.

  • Enable Closed Captions Display
  • Change Settings to CEA-708

How to export closed captions as an SRT file from Adobe Premiere Pro?

  • Select File > Export > Media.
  • In the Export Settings dialog box, go to the Captions tab.
  • In the Export Options, select Create Sidecar File.
  • From the File Format, select SubRip Subtitle Format (.srt).
  • Click Export.

Do you need to create captions or subtitles for your video?

Video tutorial coming soon here…

Adrian Lee


Premiere Pro vs Premiere Pro CC vs Final Cut Pro

What is the difference between Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro CC?

I got a few people asking me this in the last 7 days.

Well, the quick answer, Premiere Pro CC is the latest version of Premiere Pro.

CC stands for Creative Cloud.

The previous version is called the Premiere Pro CS6,

CS stands for Creative Suite.

One thing you must know, though, the CC version is subscription-based.

That means you have to pay monthly.

S$26 per month for Premiere Pro alone.

Or S$66 per month for the whole suite of Adobe software.

I am paying the S$66 per month subscription.

Why? I get every software I need for video editing.

Software like After Effects, Audition, and Photoshop.

At S$66, I also get useful software for graphics creation, PDF editing, and the whole lot of Adobe stuff.

A subscription also means, if we stop paying, the program stops working.

How do they know? Adobe makes us sign in online once in a while.

We can install on many computers, but can only use two at one time. Adobe will sign out the rest.

I have installations on my MacBook Pro and Windows laptops.

The beauty is, project files are transferable across both platforms.

Now, the follow-up question.

If CC stands for creative cloud, does that mean we to be connected to the internet while working?

No. Actually, it is not really cloud-based. We still have to download and install the programs to use.

Side question: What about Final Cut Pro? Is it good?

I use Final Cut Pro too. It is an alternative to Premiere Pro. No subscription. Cost about US$400, but only works on Mac.

Which one do you prefer? Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro?


I use Premiere Pro for client work. Why? It has everything I need for video editing.

I use Final Cut Pro for my own production, like vlogs. Why? It does things faster.

What is the “everything” else that Premiere has and Final Cut doesn’t?

On Premiere Pro, I can tweak almost every tiny aspect of a video to make it better.

Premiere Pro also have powerful supporting software that integrates seamlessly.

The supporting software I use mostly are After Effects, Audition, and Photoshop.

Over to you. (My answers turned into an article)

Feel free to ask your question.

Adrian Lee

Panasonic FZ2500

12 April 2017: Unboxed

Available in Singapore at Price S$2260.
Available Internationally at Price US$1197.


Here’s a field test review of the Panasonic Lumix FZ2500 by TheCameraStoreTV.

My reactions:
🙂 Full flip touch screen
🙂 Quick Autofocus
🙂 Touch-screen autofocus
🙂 Dedicated Movie Mode
🙂 Built-in ND filters
🙂 time-lapse feature built-in (no app required)
🙂 10 bit 4:2:2 broadcast quality
🙂 Mic jack
🙂 Headphone jack
🙂 Bad ass lens hood
🙂 4K recording
🙂 20x zoom lens

🙁 starts to look noisy for video at 1600 ISO in low light (native 400 ISO)
🙁 Some delay in turning on (must wait for lens to extend)
🙁 4K recording cropped

😐 1-inch sensor
😐 Slo-mo up to 1080p 120fps
😐 vs Sony RX10 Mark III (bigger zoom range, lighter weight, lens aperture ring, slo-mo 1080p 240fps, no ND filters)

This camera is perfect for shooting event videos.

Available in Singapore at Price S$2260.
Available Internationally at Price US$1197.

Do you think this camera is for you?


What are the accessories required?

Must also get:
– Battery DMW-BLC12 – US$70
– MC Protector DMW-LMCH67 US$59
– Shotgun mic DMW-MS2 US$279 (NO NEED BATTERY)
– Sandisk SDXC card U3 128GB US$63

Also video light and video light holder.

For recording modes of 100 Mbps or greater, use SDXC/SDHC Memory Cards compatible with UHS Speed Class 3 (U3).

Considered RODE Videomic Pro USD230, but NEED BATTERY, and about same price as the MS2

Adrian Lee