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Destinations and Bundles

Destinations and Bundles

On this week's edition of MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows me the new sharing features of Final Cut Pro X.   &nbsp…

EOS C500 Workflow

EOS C500 Workflow

The advent of 4K digital cinema has presented a wide array of workflow options and challenges for imaging professionals.  The latest addition to the ever-changing landscape of digital…

Review: iRig Pre XLR mic preamp for iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch

Review: iRig Pre XLR mic preamp for iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch

Back in 2009, I published an article called How to connect your pro XLR microphone to your iPhone. At that time, it required a special cable adapter that I had…

Product Review: Lowel Blender 3 Light Kit

Product Review: Lowel Blender 3 Light Kit

I give the new Lowel Blender 3 Light LED Kit a good inspection and ponder the possibilities of it being a single option portable lighting source for on-location video…

Editing video on a previous generation Apple iMac

Editing video on a previous generation Apple iMac

As Apple’s big, expandable, workhorse towers – the Mac Pro – has been seemingly left withering on the vine the last couple of years and a lot of…

After Effects Apprentice Free Video: Spotting Dialog

As we mentioned recently, we've been updating our After Effects Apprentice video courses to reflect changes in the third edition of the book. One shortcoming of previous editions…

Reinventing Video Creation with Adobe Creative Cloud

Reinventing Video Creation with Adobe Creative Cloud

Just like people are shifting from consuming books and video content as physical media to digital and online consumption, Adobe is evolving from shipping shrink-wrapped boxes to offering easily…

Color Correction Tips From Steve Hullfish

Color Correction Tips From Steve Hullfish

Has a director ever asked you if you can fix a few bad shots? Have you struggled to make a final sequence look better? Pro Video Coalition's own…

Flexible Connections in Final Cut Pro X

Flexible Connections in Final Cut Pro X

This week Steve Martin from Ripple Training and I continue our discussion of the features introduced in the Final Cut Pro X 10.0.6 update (note that the 10…

Christmas Gift Ideas for the Editor – 2012 Edition

Christmas Gift Ideas for the Editor – 2012 Edition

Christmas is just a couple of weeks away (maybe less depending on when you read this). If you’ve got an editor in your life that you need to buy…

Lightning strikes with new Danny Way documentary created by Jacob Rosenberg

Lightning strikes with new Danny Way documentary created by Jacob Rosenberg

Danny Way is among the world’s most visionary skateboarders. During his 20+ year career as a professional skateboarder, he has attempted to jump the Great Wall of China…

Timecode calculators in the Mac App store, free but not great

Timecode calculators in the Mac App store, free but not great

I've recently moved back into good old Final Cut Pro 7 for an lengthy edit and I've found myself missing a handy dandy timecode calculator. The…

Image Quality and the Contemporary Cine Lens

The proliferation of digital cinema cameras over the past half-decade has seen an accompanying expansion in new cine lens designs and Canon has become an increasingly active player in…

Face Replacement Part 2: ADVANCED

Face Replacement Part 2: ADVANCED

Welcome to part two of the Face Replacement tutorial, I highly recommend viewing part one (HERE) if you haven’t done so already, since I will be using a…

Face Replacement Part 1: BASIC

Face Replacement Part 1: BASIC

In this two part series, I’ll show you how to track and composite a face onto another body using After Effects and Mocha AE. Learn some of the…