April’s Fools Day At Yoyogi Park

Before I went to the Oedo Onsen, I popped into Yoyogi Park to check out the sites.  It was rainy, cold, and miserable, but with more cherry blossoms.  The crowds were only a quarter of what they were last year at this same time.

Here’s my day:

I must have hit some kind of search trend in you tube because this video has had over 90 views in less than four hours which is a record for my channel and it’s still getting a lot.

I tried something different in the video style.  I used film style common among Japanese film makers where you transition between noisy and calm cuts.  It works pretty good.

What do you think?

New And Improved Thumbnail Art!

I had some free time today and I discovered a website that helps you make thumbnails for You Tube.  Mine have been needing an upgrade.  I started my little hobby with no experience on video editing or vlogging at all so my early videos are pretty crappy.

Now I’ve gone from awful to … less awful!  Woo-hoo!

I think my video editing is getting slowly better.  I’m trying to work on getting more professional videos, but I’ve still got a long way to go.  I took down a lot of my early stuff because I want to reshoot some of it.

However, the videos I think turned out all right and/ or are performing well (for my channel) I left up.  However, one big thing was getting the thumbnails to look better.

This is the result.  What do you think of the new thumbnails?  Do they look all right or could they be improved upon more?  (Any advice would be amazing!)