top 10 things to know about producing hdr

Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Top 10 Things to Know About Producing HDR

Streaming Media’s article by Jan Ozer brings to light 10 tips on color grading and optimizing your HDR video projects for the blackest blacks. Deepen your know-how on how to glean the most out of your high dynamic range production: High dynamic range, or HDR, gives video producers an expanded range of colors and brightness Read More

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By Britt, June 22, 2017

Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, User Stories and Reviews, Video Editing

The PC Man Reviews: MAGIX Vegas Pro 14

In this extensive review, The PC Man Reviews‘ contributing writer Matt delves back into the creation of Vegas Pro, spanning back through their history and seeing how various owners have molded the product to what it is today.  With Matt’s prior use of Vegas Pro products, he goes on to give a complete breakdown of the Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

NewBlueFX: Our Top 10 Film Editing Blogs

Looking for helpful blogs to accelerate your editing skills?  Maybe you’re already a professional editor looking to keep up with the trends in media.  Whatever you consider yourself there are helpful blogs out there for you.  Searching around for one or two might seem like an overwhelming task in itself.  Luckily NewBlueFX‘s Katia Graves sheds light Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, June 21, 2017

Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

Watch as Gary Bettan Breaks Down the New Epiphan Webcaster X2

Gary Bettan explains the great features on the new Epiphan Webcaster X2.  With this device you are able to stream live to YouTube and Facebook with ease.  Gary also mentions the Epiphan AV.io Video Grabbers and how that is a great way to capture video wherever your production may take you.  He wraps up this Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, June 20, 2017

4K, UHD and 3D, Camera and Accessories, Production Hardware, Tech Tips & Tricks

CINE GEAR 2017: Atomos Sumo, HDR Recorders & More

For those who are unfamiliar, Atomos manufactures a number of recorder/monitors that make for amazing tools for any camera and any production.  Clint Milby spoke with Atomos’ Mark Naidoo about their wide range of products, including the new 19-inch Atomos Sumo studio monitor/recorder that allows for HDR, 4K. With it’s large, bright color-accurate 19″ LCD Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Software, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Avid Media Composer Symphony: How to Remove and Merge Color Correction

The Symphony option in Avid Media Composer has made color correction easier to use and manipulate. Knowing how to use it to your advantage will help save time and so, ultimately, money. That will make both you and your boss happy. This Tutorial will show you a way to instantly remove another editor’s color correction Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

Production Hardware, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

LiveU Solo Hands on Test by the Gadget Professor

Don Baine, the Gadget Professor, takes a look at one of his favorite streaming devices, the LiveU Solo.  LiveU Solo offers the best-in-class ‘plug and play’ live streaming bonding solution, bringing LiveU’s broadcasting expertise to the online media market. In this video, Don highlights not only the affordability of this product, but the many features Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, June 19, 2017

Camera and Accessories, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Future of 360 VR Technology

Are you a videographer looking to know more about 360 VR videos?  This DSLRguide video by Simon Cade puts 360 cameras and their usage into perspective for anyone looking to dive into this new and exciting trend in media.  From documentary footage to live events, 360 VR videos are becoming more and more sought out Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal, June 16, 2017

Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

Bandwidth Requirements for Streaming Live Video

We get asked this question a lot: What kind of bandwidth do I need to successfully live stream video? Here’s an article from DaCast.com that breaks down the components of streaming related to bandwidth speed in an easy to digest way. Do you need live streaming production gear? Check out our Affordable Roland Switchers & Live Read More

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By Britt, June 15, 2017

Computers, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

NVIDIA Guide to building the Ultimate $5K Video Editing Rig

Are you a video editor who also uses their computer for gaming?  Or a gamer who happens to edit video?  Then building your computer for gaming will accelerate your editing capabilities.  Check out our Videoguys Tech Select custom built HP Z workstations for robust super fast hardworking computers outfitted especially for video editing.  The video Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,