Patrick Lawrence on editing Clara’s Ghost

Patrick Lawrence on editing Clara's Ghost 1

The film Clara’s Ghost premiered recently as part of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival NEXT program. Written and directed by Sundance alum Bridey Elliott, the film stars Bridey and her real-life family of experienced performers. Chris Elliott, Paula Niedert Elliott, and Abby Elliott all feature in a story about a family of former performers. The […]

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Steadicam Air, a gas lift monopod

Steadicam Air, a gas lift monopod

There is a new Steadicam available now, and it’s a monopod. Yes, the Steadicam Air is a monopod gas lift and spring activated, for photographers and cinematographers. Available this February, the Steadicam Air-25, which costs $499, will be joined, later, by the Steadicam Air-15, with a price of $399. Independently of size, both monopods share […]

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Natural Night filter for cityscapes and video

NiSi Natural Night filter for cityscapes and video

The ability to reduce light pollution when photographing the night sky was covered in the first article about NiSi’s Natural Night filter. Now it is time to look at its uses in video and cityscape photography. Besides night sky photography, its first intended use, the NiSi Natural Night filter can also be used for cityscapes […]

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Everything you need to know about REDCODE RAW

Everything you want to know about REDCODE RAW

RED Tech is back, with a new video sharing the possibilities of REDCODE RAW and how, ays RED, the codec becomes more efficient as the resolution increases. The technology REDCODE is what makes it possible to have efficient, manageable file sizes while maintaining image quality and flexibility. REDCODE RAW is a the key advance that […]

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Day 5 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Mute Clips in the Media Composer timeline

Day 5 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 - Mute Clips in the Media Composer timeline 9

Following along with yesterday’s QuickTip to move clips up and down in the Avid Media Composer timeline, here’s another recently added option that has long been requested and long been available in other non-linear editing applications: Mute Clips and Unmute Clips. Other NLEs might call this Enable/Disable on clips in the timeline. Select a clip or clips via […]

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