Camera and Accessories, Video Editing

Time to get ‘Serious’ – DV Rack provides engineering assistance for location shoots

March 31, 2005

Government Video By Chuck Gloman With DV Rack, it’s like you have an engineering assistant in the field constantly monitoring your video and audio. Smaller DV productions just got a lot easier, thanks to Serious Magic’s DV Rack. Instead of wondering if your video and audio levels are where they should be, you now can Read More

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HDV: A Hands-On Test Drive

DV Mag By Adam Wilt March 2005 With affordable HDV cameras, decks, and NLES now available, is it time to toss DV in the digital dumpster and go high def? Not so fast. You can get HDV cameras capable of shooting high def 720p/30 or 1080i/60 for roughly the same prices as comparable DV cameras Read More

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First Look: Sony's Sound Forge 8

March 30, 2005

DMN by Frank Moldstad Three important reasons to get on board: CD Architect, VST support and ASIO compatibility Even in a mature application like Sony’s Sound Forge, there’s always room for improvement, and the newly released Sound Forge 8 adds some welcome new functions. Particularly useful are support for VST plugins, ASIO driver compatibility and Read More

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Serious Magic $200 rebates expire 3/31

March 29, 2005

Get $200 back when you purchase either Serious Magic’s Ultra or DV Rack software! Ultra is simply the coolest chromakey utility around. Chomakey is the tool that allows you to superimpose a person into another video scene. With Ultra you can create perfect keys, even under poor lighting, shadows or defects in the background. Ultra Read More

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High-Resolution DV

VideoSystems by By Steve Mullen Sony’s HVR-Z1 and HDR-FX1 1080i HDV camcorders ease the transition from DV to HD. The Sony HVR-Z1 and HDR-FX1 might be the most elegant camcorders ever designed. Other than the XLR connectors on the Z1, sold by the Broadcast & Professional Systems division, the two camcorders are physically the same. Read More

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Combustion 4 First Look

March 28, 2005

Creative Cow by Kenneth LaRue Creative Cow’s Ken LaRue explores the just announced Discreet combustion 4. Packed with many new features that Ken enthusiastically describes as “Hot!” and which include quite a number that many users have had on their own personal wish lists, C4 is drawing a lot of attention and discussion here in Read More

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Videoguys March Sale!

March 25, 2005

FREE UPS Ground Shipping on all orders through March 31st! – New low prices on Avid Software! Avid Xpress DV now $495, Avid Xpress Pro $1295 – Pinnacle Liquid Edition 6 Pro compettive upgrade $499.95 after rebate! Bonus FREE cablekit, Hollywood FX Pro, TitleDeko Pro, Training Book and getting started tutorial! – Sony to introduce Read More

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Make Your Photos Great!

PC Magazine By Ben Z. Gottesman Sometimes it’s our fault that our photos didn’t work out; we didn’t notice distracting, extraneous objects in the image or forgot to ask for a certain pose. Sometimes it’s the camera’s fault; as impressive as many of today’s cameras are, they’re not perfect. And sometimes it’s no one’s fault; Read More

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Sony Vegas Parenting Power Tips

March 23, 2005

DMN by Douglas Spotted Eagle Working with Sony’s Vegas parenting tool Like other compositing tools, Sony Vegas has a feature known as “parenting” where a single track may control certain attributes of another video track. This can save a lot of time, and provide a lot of capability in Sony Vegas for titling, image sequences, Read More

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Pre-Release Information About the JVC GY-HD100

March 22, 2005

HDV Info Net by by Chris Hurd First HDV Camcorder with Interchangeable Lenses Still more than a month away from NAB2005, the biggest industry event of the year, and things are already heating up in the HDV world! It looks like the next offering in the HDV format camera line is going to be the Read More

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