I got asked by a friend not too long ago how long I have been making videos.
Well, I first started filming little vlogs and first person bike rides when I was only 11 years old. It was clumsy, and silly, but I loved it, I had only a couple viewers, and in retrospect, they were probably just family, but I loved it. I was hooked.
I then moved onto gaming, trying to record on an old athlon processor on dodgy copies of software that were not meant to work at all. Eventually I switched to using my fathers Mac, and using some software similar to camtasia, which I genuinely don't remember the name of at this point. It was terrible, and I still have my first videos up and about, but hey, why not give it a look: Here is a link
Oh my lord what a spectacular video it is.
As many people tend to do, I stopped, and started, whilst I was in school I would do it in my spare time, and when I was trying to avoid schoolwork, which was quite often. I regularly unlisted all of my videos and started again, because I either was embarrassed, or thought I could do better.
On again off again it was for forever and a day until I reached my final year of schooling, when I genuinely had to call it quits and focus on school (You can imagine how that went), using my channel only as a place to dump things when I had an itch for creation.
After school I started up a group called OuterSpaceFirePlace with some mates so that we could do some multi-view content, inspired by Achievement Hunter, and Yogscast's content. Having the general philosophy of trying to do things that are unique, or at least uncommon, I dedicated a lot of time to trying to get a system that record all of the mics to their own track, game audio separately, and video in sync with the audio, giving me the power to move and adjust stuff as much as I needed.
So, I have learned that to get any good at something, you just have to give it a go, and that is where I am at today, trying heaps of different styles, different content, formats and even different types of content.
So, there we go. Gonna get back to editing this video now.