Blackmagic’s Video Assist Gets Much Needed Update

Blackmagic's Video Assist Gets Much Needed Update 1

Blackmagic adds focus peaking among the new features in their Video Assist […]

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Adorama Pro 101: The Basics – What is Bokeh?

Adorama Pro 101: The Basics - What is Bokeh? 2

In the latest chapter of Adorama Pro 101: The Basics, we focus on “bokeh.” Derived from a Japanese term translated as “boke,” it is sometimes hard to distinguish between that and the simple use of shallow depth of field. Watch on as we attempt to demystify this concept. […]

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RØDE clarifies Amazon counterfeit microphone warning

RØDE clarifies Amazon counterfeit microphone warning 4

RØDE, the well known Australian microphone manufacturer of which I have reviewed several models here in ProVideo Coalition, recently posted a warning about potentially counterfeit models sold via Amazon.com. As a result, the company recommends purchasing them only from officially authorized dealers (link ahead). I asked for clarification, since Amazon.com is actually on the published list […]

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How to pick the best cameras for your live TV studio

How to pick the best cameras for your live TV studio 5

Picking the best cameras for a live TV studio starts with a key question: Do you want/need a virtual set, or a traditional organic one? The answer to that question will set you on two very different paths, since the camera priorities change drastically depending upon whether or not you want to use virtual or […]

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Premiere Bro goes to Adobe Video World

Premiere Bro goes to Adobe Video World 6

When I first heard of Adobe Video World, I thought “What is this place and how do I get there?” I envisioned a planet, not unlike Coruscant from Star Wars, where Adobe Jedis convene and discuss disturbances in the force. Come to learn this year’s Adobe Video World conference is the first of its kind, […]

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Manhattan Edit Workshop Artist in Residence spotlight on editor Jeffrey Wolf

Manhattan Edit Workshop Artist in Residence spotlight on editor Jeffrey Wolf 7

Over the years, MEWShop has had several Artists in Residence who have become a staple to our programs and a great friend of the school. In this edition of “Spotlight on an Editor,” we will focus on Jeffery Wolf, ACE who has been one of the great editors in our Six Week Intensive workshop. […]

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Introducing the Roland V-1HD – A Compact, Full 1080p HD Switcher for only $995

Introducing the Roland V-1HD - A Compact, Full 1080p HD Switcher for only $995 8

The Roland V-1HD makes it easy to connect and switch video cameras, smart phones, computers, tablets, Blu-ray players and other HDMI video sources with a simple push of a button or slide of the T-Fader. It supports professional compositing effects such as picture-in-picture and keying allowing for graphic insets, titling or even “green screen” ideal […]

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