Computers, Video Editing

Happy New Year from Videomaker

December 31, 2012

Buying a New Video Editing Computer This New Year? Searching for and finding your “perfect” video editing computer can seem a daunting task, with so many products and options out there- but knowing your budget and what you need to get the job done will help you make the right decision.When shopping for your “perfect” Read More

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By Britt,

Computers, Video Editing

What's New in Sony Vegas Pro 12?

Streaming Media Producer by David McKnight Vegas Pro 12, the new version of Sony’s flagship NLE that debuted a few weeks ago, boasts several new features for online video production pros including simplified color matching, advanced mask creation and manipulation, and increased 64-bit support, while shipping as part of a new suite that includes Sound Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

Transitioning to an Adobe Workflow: From Log and Transfer to Prelude

Screenlight by Clay Asbury I was a FCP Editor/Trainer for 10 years. Since FCP X replaced FCP 7 I have been transitioning to an Adobe workflow. Like myself, a lot of former FCP editors are trying out Adobe’s Production Premium (equivalent to FCP Studio) or the new Creative Cloud subscription model. In this article I’ll Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

Studio’s Top Stories of 2012: Part Two

Studio Daily by Bryand Frazer One of my favorite tasks at the end of every year is digging into StudioDaily’s analytics and tallying the pageviews for the most popular stories we published in the last 12-month period. The traffic stats always yield an interesting mix of content, from product reviews and case studies to NAB Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know

Digital Photography School by Darlene Hidebrandt In classical portraiture there are several things you need to control and think about to make a flattering portrait of your subjects, including: lighting ratio, lighting pattern, facial view, and angle of view. I suggest you get to know these basics inside out, and as with most things, then Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

Avid Crossgrade and Upgrade Promotions Extended thru 12/31/12

December 28, 2012

Avid Crossgrade and Upgrade Promotions Extended thru 12/31/12 at Videoguys.com. Crossgrade from Final Cut to Avid Media Composer for $979Upgrade from Avid Media Composer, Xpress DV or Pro to the complete Avid Symphony for $979 Have you already upgrade to Avid 6.5? Check out these great add-on specials! Avid Symphony 6.5 Upgrade with Nitris DXUniversal Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

How To Move from Photography to Cinematography

filmmaking.net by Xavier Burgin During my time as an undergraduate in college, I used my skills as a photographer to garner extra revenue whenever possible. This revenue would flow back into my main area of expertise and passion, film. The skill set of a photographer is quite invaluable on a film set. A creative eye Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

Tej Babra's Favourite Gadgets of 2012

By Tej Babra This year has been full of many different wonderful gadgets, gear and and amazing software.  Many of these things I had to own, many of these I just could not fit into my budget no matter how hard I tried. But now that 2012 is coming to a close, I thought I Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

Behind the Magic: "Marvel's The Avengers" – Anatomy of a Shot

By ILM While “The Avengers” posed many visual efffects challenges, one of the larger challenges was pulling together the “tie-in” shot during the third act of the film. Rather than frames, this single shot is measured in minutes on screen and is one of the longest effects shots in the film. It incorporates both practical Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

Studio’s Top Stories of 2012: Part One

December 27, 2012

Studiodaily by Bryant Frazer  One of my favorite tasks at the end of every year is digging into StudioDaily’s analytics and tallying the pageviews for the most popular stories we published in the last 12-month period. The traffic stats always yield an interesting mix of content, from product reviews and case studies to NAB news Read More

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