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Have a voice in the future of RAW

Have a voice in the future of RAW

The first version of ON1 Photo RAW, which will launch in the Fall, is mostly defined, but ON1 aims to take the program further. To do that they want customers…

Choosing Between Hard and Diffused Light by Barry Andersson – 7/26/16

Choosing Between Hard and Diffused Light by Barry Andersson – 7/26/16

Lighting will always be important in creating high quality video. As the use of LEDs increase and lights in general become smaller, more videographers question when to use a hard…

QuickTime’s Death means it’s time to Switch!

QuickTime’s Death means it’s time to Switch!

Every post production house in the world that runs Windows machines probably has a copy of QuickTime Pro for Windows on it.  It’s pretty much our “go to” application…

Last Call: Digital Bolex D16 to be Discontinued

Last Call: Digital Bolex D16 to be Discontinued

A blog post from Elle Schneider on the Digital Bolex site reveals the sad news: after 30 June 2016 at 11:59 PM PST (that’s this Thursday night…

Branded windscreen vs mic flag: let’s compare

Branded windscreen vs mic flag: let’s compare

Back in 2014, I published the article RT and DirectTV Sports go beyond conventional mic flags by using branded windscreens, together with all of the advantages I perceived. A while…

Impression 2: the democratic art tool

Impression 2: the democratic art tool

Topaz Impression 2 aims to relate its users to names as Monet, Van Gogh, and Cezanne, by giving them the tools to create different expressions of their photographs. But is…

How to upgrade your NLE software mid-project. Not that you should.

How to upgrade your NLE software mid-project. Not that you should.

There is a rule of thumb that is a near universal standard when it comes to and upgrading a new version of your nonlinear editing software mid-project: don’t…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Clip & Interface Color Options

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Clip & Interface Color Options

In this Let’s Edit with Media Composer lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about color. The color of your bins, the color of your Project window, and even the…

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 26

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 26

A digest of last week’s news is a selection of some of the news from week 25 from 2016. The digest covers multiple topics related to photography and…

Are Ikea batteries Eneloops in disguise?

Are Ikea batteries Eneloops in disguise?

The new Ikea Ladda batteries are a good choice if you use batteries for your flashes, LED panels, flash triggers and other devices. I discovered them recently and decided to…

Multitrack audio for best control later, versus live mix

Multitrack audio for best control later, versus live mix

In field production or in the studio, ideally, we record every audio source on its own track for absolute control in post. For many years, I have been covering devices…

ART OF THE CUT with legendary Oscar-winning editor, Anne Coates

ART OF THE CUT with legendary Oscar-winning editor, Anne Coates

I have interviewed nearly 60 of the top editors in the world at this point including more than a dozen Oscar winners and I have never been star-struck until…

IdolCam: the end of jittery video

IdolCam: the end of jittery video

Soon on a campaign at Indiegogo, idolCam is the latest product from AeriCam. With it, the company says, anyone can capture silky, smooth movies like the pros. According to AeriCam…

Free Function Friday getLayFXMatchNames

Free Function Friday getLayFXMatchNames

Ep. 39 getLayFXMatchNames Free Function Friday…

First look: iKlip A/V preamp/mount/grip for smartphones & small cameras

First look: iKlip A/V preamp/mount/grip for smartphones & small cameras

I have covered mounts and grips before (iOgrapher and The Padcaster). I have reviewed many audio preamps to connect balanced XLR microphones to smartphones from many manufacturers, including IK Multimedia…

Reimporting from Camera Archives in Final Cut Pro X

Reimporting from Camera Archives in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how you can get tripped up when restoring clips from a Camera Archive in Final Cut Pro X…

The brand new Lumu app does it all

The brand new Lumu app does it all

With the introduction, soon, of the Lumu Power, which offers light, exposure, flash and color temperature meter in one device, Lumu felt the need to redesign their app, so a…

SmallHD vs Sony vs Panasonic

SmallHD vs Sony vs Panasonic

SmallHD may have convinced a lot of people about the build quality of their monitors, when, recently, they put their new HDR production monitors through a harsh beating test. But…

Everything You Need in our Avid Post Production Bundle

Everything You Need in our Avid Post Production Bundle

Introducing Avid NEXIS Pro Post Production Bundles Everything you need to get your small workgroup or facility up and editing  on Nexis Pro shared storage At NAB this year Avid…

Next-gen upgrade: moving to the Avid Artist | DNxIO

Next-gen upgrade: moving to the Avid Artist | DNxIO

In the real world of commercial post, no one likes to be the first to try out new tech. Fortunately for you, the good people at Mad Old Nut Productions…

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