Blackmagic’s 4K Video Assist Update Available For Download

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*** Update *** The new 2.2 firmware for the Blackmagic 4K Video Assist is available for download. You can download the software here. We now have these features added to the 4K Video Assist, which I’ve been testing for the last couple weeks. It is very well paired with any of Blackmagic’s cameras. Add MXF […]

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Vinten: Innovating Perfect Control

Vinten: Innovating Perfect Control

Filmmaker David Spurdens explores the concept of perfect control in a series of short films centered on his techniques and the use of Vinten equipment. In a career that has spanned over 30 years and earned honours such as the World Press Photo Golden Eye and the Gold Lens from the International Olympic Committee, filmmaker […]

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Affinity Photo and ON1 Photo RAW challenge Lightroom and Photoshop

Affinity Photo and ON1 Photo RAW challenge Lightroom and Photoshop

With the launch of a new video  with a first look at how ON1 Photo RAW will work, ON1 reveals how promising their new software is. Just watch the video and listen. Does it get you interested? Now we only have to wait for Affinity to show its program for Windows, which will also be […]

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ART OF THE CUT with Chris Lebenzon, ACE on editing “Miss Peregrine’s”

ART OF THE CUT with Chris Lebenzon, ACE on editing "Miss Peregrine's" 1

Chris Lebenzon, ACE has such an extensive filmography of huge movies, it’s hard to know which ones to include in a short introductory paragraph. You’re probably better off just going to his imdb page and being amazed: “Top Gun,” “Batman Returns,” “Crimson Tide,” “Armageddon,” “Pearl Harbor,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “Maleficent,” and his current […]

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First look: iLoud Micro Monitor from IK Multimedia

First look: iLoud Micro Monitor from IK Multimedia 2

I am again honored to be among the first tech consultants/journalists to receive another innovative product from IK Multimedia to evaluate and review it. This time, it’s about the new iLoud Micro Monitor. What’s that? It a pair of affordable, compact, powered reference studio speakers that works either wired or wireless via Bluetooth A2DP. Powered […]

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How far you can lean on stock footage?

How far you can lean on stock footage? 3

Depth of Field” is a three-part web series that showcases the breadth of the Adobe Stock Film Series collection. The series demonstrates just how far you can lean on stock footage, even if just used as placeholders for custom shots. To bring the project to life, San Francisco-based design and moving picture company Skycar Creative reached […]

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KinoGrip on Blackmagic URSA Mini Stabilizes Handheld Shooting

KinoGrip on Blackmagic URSA Mini Stabilizes Handheld Shooting 4

Wood or metal? What is more comfortable for you during hand-held shooting? I prefer the organic nature of wood, but Blackmagic makes a handgrip for the Blackmagic URSA Mini. For many reasons, I chose KinoGrip over the stock grip on the URSA Mini. The grips from KinoGrip are meant to last a lifetime and they […]

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