Posts by Reid Walley

Find The Tool That Works For You

I turned on the air conditioner, so why isn’t my place cooling down? Then I discovered I had the unit dialed to low warm instead of low cool. Reminds me of the awesome Toastmasters meeting we had this evening about addressing and acknowledging feeling overwhelmed at work (like me realizing my place was still warm)…

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HitFilm Express 12: Re-center Anchor Point in Composite Shot Layer

Problem: After creating Layer [Plane] or [Text]* in Composite Shot, sometimes the Anchor Point gets off-center – the “Anchor Point” and “Position” are no longer 0.0 x 0.0. This is especially true with multiple lines of text, where the first text line has the Anchor Point at the base of the text line. But after…

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HitFilm Express 12: Smaller Plane Inside Larger Layer

Goal: Create 1080 x 1350 design inside an overall 1080 x 1920 layout for Instagram TV with a 60 second Instagram Feed Preview. Set master Project Settings to: 1080 x 1920 Make a Composite Shot Set Composite Shot Properties to: 1080 x 1920 Set each individual Layer’s Plane Properties to: 1080 x 1350 (for instance,…

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Instagram IGTV

Upload IGTV video here https://www.instagram.com/tv/upload Cover Photo Size The recommended size for cover photos is 420px by 654px* (or 1:1.55 ratio). Right now, you can’t edit your cover photo after you’ve uploaded it. Source *Note: Instagram’s recommendation to use a 420px by 654px cover photo comes out with some of the top & bottom cut…

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