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Why Pro Res Should Be Your Only Res & The AJA IoHD Part 1

Why Pro Res Should Be Your Only Res & The AJA IoHD Part 1

I thought that for this next article series, I would take a look at Apple's biggest addition to Final Cut Studio 2, and that is the inclusion of…

Green/Magenta?

Green/Magenta?

Art Adams and I have observed here on PVC that the RED ONE seems unusually sensitive to green and magenta colors. The topic keeps coming up on the cinematographer&#8217…

RED ONE: Obsolete Already?

RED ONE: Obsolete Already?

An R1 yesterday. It doesn’t look too worried. With last Thursday’s epic announcement (pun intended) from RED, the other shoe has fallen. Four years ago at…

The RED Outdoors

This spot was part of a web campaign for California’s No on Prop 8 campaign. In my previous article I wrote about another No on Prop 8 that…

Kensington Mice and After Effects CS4

Kensington Mice and After Effects CS4

After Effects CS4 has added a “Unified” camera tool to aid navigation in 3D space. Instead of having to scroll through three separate camera tools – Orbit, Track…

Review: Hood-Pro Sock-loupe

Review: Hood-Pro Sock-loupe

The Hood-Pro Sock-loupe turns the EX1's LCD into an EVF.   Lots of people have said, “if only there were a viewfinder lens I could…

Processing

Processing

After you master shooting footage, applying effects, and keyframing animation, what’s next? Some like to explore having animations driven by sound and music, using tools such as Trapcode…

After Effects Error Codes

After Effects Error Codes

Occasionally, After Effects has a hiccup. When it does, it often displays a dialog box with occasionally clear, occasionally cryptic text, as well as a series of numbers. Understanding exactly…

Making “One Man, One Vote”

Making “One Man, One Vote”

Ten years ago a fellow named Marshall Spight posted a challenge on DV-L called “Throwing Down the DV Gauntlet”, in which he said, “everyone talks about…