Yearly Archives: 2017

How to pick a handheld digital mic for a smartphone/tablet

How to pick a handheld digital mic for a smartphone/tablet

Frequent readers know I review lots of microphones and audio interfaces, among many other things. One of the fastest-growing segment is audio/video production with a smartphone or tablet…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Chroma Keying Part 2 – SpectraMatte

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – Chroma Keying Part 2 – SpectraMatte

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe continues the discussion on Chroma Keying by talking about the SpectraMatte effect…

The Best of ProVideo Coalition: 2017

The Best of ProVideo Coalition: 2017

2017 saw a number of major developments for the industry as a whole, and many of those updates were explored and showcased on ProVideo Coalition via news items and feature…

Review: Sennheiser HandMic Digital with “secret” hardware limiter

Review: Sennheiser HandMic Digital with “secret” hardware limiter

The HandMic Digital from Sennheiser is the only dynamic mic I’ve encountered that ships with a Lightning cable, since the others I have used and reviewed have been electret…

LG will show new HDR600 monitors at CES 2018

LG will show new HDR600 monitors at CES 2018

At CES 2018 in Las Vegas, LG will introduce upgraded models of its popular monitor lineup with Nano IPS technology, ideal solutions for media prosumers. With the introduction of a…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – FrameFlex and Larger than HD Image Sequences

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – FrameFlex and Larger than HD Image Sequences

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers a viewer question about working creating Pan & Zooms with image sequences that are larger than the current raster dimension he is editing…

Directly attach iRig Pre HD to an ENG omni dynamic mic

Directly attach iRig Pre HD to an ENG omni dynamic mic

After my review of the Senal ENG-18RL omnidirectional dynamic microphone for ENG (electronic news gathering) in 2016, my friend Francisco Javier just had to have one. For informal, single…

Combating Computer Vision Syndrome

Combating Computer Vision Syndrome

More than anything, editors and motion graphic designers have one tool that more important than anything, and that is their eyes.  You eyes are probably the most important tool you…

Top Products of 2017 for Video Production

Top Products of 2017 for Video Production

It was not easy narrowing down our selection because there were so many exciting video production products released this year! Many of the products on this year’s Top Products…

DxO re-releases Nik Collection in 2018

DxO re-releases Nik Collection in 2018

Available free to download during Google’s ownership period, Nik Collection will be back in 2018 as a paid software, adding to the extensive number of solutions available for both…