Video Editing

Videoguys Capture Card Matrix

March 18, 2005

Videoguys Capture Card & Capture Device Comparison Matrix We offer a tremendous selection of video capture cards. We have created this handy Video Capture Card Matrix to help you find the card that is best for you. All of the video capture cards we carry are arranged by price point, from lowest to highest. We Read More

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HDR-FX1 Review

March 15, 2005

DV Mag by Adam Wilt It’s a 1080i/60, 16:9 camcorder for $3,700! Very good MPEG-2 encoding for the bitrate. Decent HD pictures with great down-conversion, 480i DV recording, and legacy SD support. Wide 4.5 mm lens with smooth zoom and focus. Daylight-viewable LCD. Dual Shot Transition presets for programmable moves; six tweakable picture profiles. The Read More

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Mac vs. PC IV

March 14, 2005

DMN by Charlie White Mac gets beaten again, but it’s a closer race this time Since we last tested an Apple Power Mac G5 nearly a year ago (May, 2004), Apple upgraded the processors inside to 2.5GHz, and added an innovative liquid cooling system to make sure the super-hot chips stay cool. Other than that, Read More

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The Art of the Wedding-Day Edit

March 11, 2005

EventDV by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen Same-day edit productions make for unexpected treats at wedding receptions and can add to your bottom line. Here, three SDE pioneers talk about how it’s done. There’s a common complaint among writers, journalists especially, that once we publish something, we rarely get feedback. It’s not that we’re so egotistical or insecure Read More

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Dell Precision M70 Mobile Workstation

March 10, 2005

DMN review by Charlie White New notebook is certainly worthy of the titles “Desktop Replacement” and “Workstation” When Dell releases a new Precision Workstation notebook, we stand up and take notice. That’s because in September of 2003 I reviewed a Dell Precision M70 Mobile Workstation and found it to be an outstanding performer. Now, Dell Read More

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Pinnacle Liquid Edition 6.1 Updater

March 9, 2005

Liquid Edition version 6.1 is now available. LE6.1 is an important update that offers several great new features such as full screen preview and comprehensive Sony HDV support. Exciting new features now available with version 6.1 · Full Screen preview – Real time preview of your timeline on your VGA monitor for all formats including Read More

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HDV Handbook On Line

March 7, 2005

Welcome to the HDV Handbook online! Your one stop source for all the latest and greatest information about HDV camcorders, HDV video editing and HDV technology! The Videoguys are the leaders in digital video editing and production equipment… especially HDV! Just as we did in the early pioneering days of DV, the Videoguys will be Read More

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Boris Red Version 3.02 Now Available

March 4, 2005

Advanced 3D compositing, titling and effects integrate with industry-standard NLEs Boston, MA (February 17, 2005) – Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, today announced that Red 3.02 is now available as a free download for users of Red Version 3GL. Boris Red 3GL is a plug-in solution that Read More

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A Glimmer of Glamour in Sony Vegas

by Douglas Spotted Eagle/VASST Someday, you may end up with a shot of a model or actress/actor that is a great image, but just a little too “flat.” There are a lot of techniques that maybe employed to spice up the shot using color correction, glow, sepia overlay, or other filters, but here is a Read More

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Serious Magic DV Rack Express

DMN By John Virata Turn your laptop into a field monitor, DVR, and frame grabber When it comes to shooting video, I am a novice. I, like the majority of digital camcorder owners, enjoy shooting such events as family vacations, birthday parties, and baptisms, and editing that video with an application like Ulead VideoStudio or Read More

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