Daily Archives: November 16, 2015

Blackmagic’s Video Assist Gets Much Needed Update

Blackmagic’s Video Assist Gets Much Needed Update

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

Adorama Pro 101: The Basics – What is Bokeh?

Adorama Pro 101: The Basics – What is Bokeh?

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…

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 47

A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 47

A digest of last week’s news is a selection of some of the news from week 46 related to the worlds of photography and video, covering multiple topics…

RØDE clarifies Amazon counterfeit microphone warning

RØDE clarifies Amazon counterfeit microphone warning

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…

How to pick the best cameras for your live TV studio

How to pick the best cameras for your live TV studio

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…

Premiere Bro goes to Adobe Video World

Premiere Bro goes to Adobe Video World

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…

Manhattan Edit Workshop Artist in Residence spotlight on editor Jeffrey Wolf

Manhattan Edit Workshop Artist in Residence spotlight on editor Jeffrey Wolf

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…

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

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…

It’s all about lighting

It’s all about lighting

Various professionals throughout film and TV have embraced the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, and Vancouver based director of photography Stephen Jackson is just one of those people. He’s worked on…