Zacuto’s Gratical HD vs Alphatron’s EVF-035W-3G

Zacuto's Gratical HD vs Alphatron's EVF-035W-3G 1

For the last few years, if you wanted a solid electronic viewfinder (EVF) for your DSLR or video camera, there was largely one choice that offered solid quality and a decent price: Alphatron’s EVF-035W, which you can still get for around $1,100 new. I see Alphatrons frequently in the field, and see them spec’d a […]

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The Big Little things editors will love in the Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015 release

The Big Little things editors will love in the Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015 release 2

It’s mid-June 2015 and the Adobe Creative Cloud update that was promised before NAB has shipped. While most all of the CC apps were updated we’re only going to look at Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015. We had the NAB-preview and there’s been a lot written on the new Lumetri color correction tools and the […]

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Creative Cloud 2015: the big yearly update rolls out

Creative Cloud 2015: the big yearly update rolls out 3

Adobe has released the 2015 version of Creative Cloud for most all its apps, with software updates beginning to rollout throughout the day. There’s a big gotcha for installations, if you want to keep previous versions installed and avoid complications when installing CC 2015 applications, uncheck the overwrite old apps button in Advanced Option. […]

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Adobe Stock: In Bridge Since 2005

Adobe Stock: In Bridge Since 2005 4

Adobe released today the already announced updates to its Creative Cloud, but had a surprise up its sleeve: the launch – should we write relaunch? -, of the Adobe Stock, presented as the industry’s first stock content service to be integrated directly into the content creation process and the tools creatives use every day. Yes, […]

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Adobe Stock Launches Worldwide

Adobe Stock Launches Worldwide 5

Adobe today launched Adobe Stock, the industry’s first stock content service to be integrated directly into the content creation process and the tools creatives use every day. Available through Adobe Creative Cloud, this new service radically simplifies buying and using stock content, including photos, illustrations and graphics. “Adobe Stock extends Creative Cloud’s value as a […]

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Trifecta Backpacks for “Workhorse” Lenses

Trifecta Backpacks for “Workhorse” Lenses 7

If you ask photographers which lenses they use, you’ll discover many have a group of lenses they carry most of the time. From my experience, I’ve found I carry around, usually, just three lenses: a 17-40mm, a 100-400mm and either a 60 or a 100mm macro. These are my “workhorse” lenses. Think Tank Photo just […]

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Released Today: The 2015 Adobe Creative Cloud Video Applications

Released Today: The 2015 Adobe Creative Cloud Video Applications 8

The wait is over. The 2015 versions of the Creative Cloud video apps, previewed at NAB, are available today! Creative Cloud members, and trialists, can download the new versions through the Creative Cloud desktop applications, or from Adobe.com […]

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Animating Environments for 3D Titles

Animating Environments for 3D Titles 10

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us a great tip for creating an animated light effect on 3D text in Final Cut Pro X. One characteristic that has a huge impact on the look of your 3D text in Final Cut Pro, especially if you have used a highly reflective […]

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