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  • Product Review: DSLRPros Nighthawk Thermal P2 Kit
    Featuring the FLIR Quark 2 Thermal Imager
    by Jeff Foster  |  March 28, 2015
  • by Mark Spencer  |  March 28, 2015
      This week on Final Cut Pro X Under 5 Minutes, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how easy it ease to augment Final...
  • Product Review: DOMKE Next Generation Camera Bags
    Yes, a bag. And a damned good bag at that!
    by Jeff Foster  |  March 29, 2015
    I remember the bit of excitement I used to get in my earlier years, walking into the camera store with no intent to buy anything, but just to "look around" and then end up spending an hour in the camera bag section trying to  think of a better way to transport and store my...
  • by Kevin P. McAuliffe  |  March 28, 2015
    In part one of our two part look at the export settings, we covered the two most imporant ways to export your footage.  Same as Source (using the same codec you imported/transcoded to/captured to) and then exporting and recompressing the file to a new codec like ProRes or H264.  In this lesson, we're going to look at a common...
  • Standing Thing Review: The VARIDESK
    When adding a standing desk isn't an option
    by Scott Simmons  |  March 28, 2015
    Standing desks are all the rage these days. Especially since it has been determined by scientists and studies everywhere that...
  • by Rich Young  |  March 19, 2015
    A few years ago there was a spate of interest in chromatic aberration -- fixing footage containing the color fringing, but mostly creating it for motion graphics and VFX realism. At some point, questions on creating this effect must have reached a critical mass, and...
  • Tokina: New Lens Has Interlocking Follow Focus
    The new offering from Tokina is a lens for video. Their Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX-II reappears ready to use a follow focus gear.
    by Jose Antunes  |  February 4, 2015
    The industry never ceases to amaze us. Kenko Tokina Co. Ltd. decided to pick one of their most popular lenses, the Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX-II 11-16mm f/2.8 lens available for Canon, Nikon and Sony, and build...
  • The Digitization and Distribution of PBS
    Open Text helps viewers across the world access shows like Downton Abbey, Sesame Street and Sherlock
    by Jeremiah Karpowicz  |  February 5, 2015
    2014 was a big year for PBS, as it marked their 45th anniversary as a broadcaster. That wasn’t the only milestone for them though, as they also saw their content streamed millions of time and accessed in ways it had never been distributed or watched across the entire world. There’s little doubt that helped them become the number five...