video editing

Ultrabook™ and Video Editing Go Hand-in-Hand

With the explosion of social media sharing sites and the continued growth of popular video-based sites like YouTube, Vimeo, and Vines, it’s no surprise that a lot of people are now getting into making, producing, and editing their own homegrown videos. And although you may not find a lot of Coppolas or Kubricks among the crowd, personal video editing is definitely a growing trend.

The Role of an Audio Mixer in a Video Editing Suite

Deleted scenes often end up “on the cutting-room floor,” but how did specific pieces of equipment end up on the editing-room desk? It’s common to see a computer keyboard and multiple video monitors on the desk of every video-editing station, but there’s usually another piece of equipment that may seem somewhat out of place: an audio mixer. 

Unify Sound and Picture with Adobe Audition CS6

The worlds of audio and video remain separate entities in most stages of production, even though they eventually become one, and can only be judged as a whole in the final steps before completion. 

Which 3D Camcorder is Right for You?

Within the last couple years, top camera manufacturers like Sony, JVC and Panasonic have introduced consumer-friendly 3D camcorders that built on the advances already achieved in consumer-based compact HD camcorders. 

Adobe Updates its Entire Pro Software Line with Creative Suite 6

Today Adobe announced a line-wide upgrade to all of its Creative Suite software products for Mac and Windows, which comprise about a dozen individual programs and several suites that bundle them in various combinations to form Creative Suite 6 Design Standard, Design & Web Premium, Production Premium and the omnibus Master Collection.

Avid Announces New Symphony 6 Upgrades and Crossgrades at NAB

Avid just announced that users of Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Xpress Pro and Xpress DV can purchase new upgrades and crossgrades that offer savings of up to 80% off of the full retail price of Avid’s Symphony 6 software.

New Blackmagic Design ATEM Production Switchers

If you’re in the field of video broadcasting but are using equipment that’s a bit long in the tooth, or if you’re thinking of getting into the field, now’s a good time to invest in some new equipment. 

HDSLR Guide Chapter 1: Introduction

In the summer of 2008, Nikon released the D90, a DSLR with an extra feature: HD video recording. It rocked the digital photography and video worlds. Suddenly photographers could shoot dynamite video and videographers could get the look and feel of a cinema camera without the cinema camera price tag. HD video quickly became the feature to look for in a DSLR. A new category of camera was born: the HDSLR.

HDSLR Guide Chapter 3: The Lens

The ability to choose from literally hundreds of lenses opens up a world of possibilities once impossible for small-budget productions. Being able to capture a wide view of a small room with a super-wide-angle lens, or getting a close-up of a subject from a distance, are just two of many powerful options at the photographer’s disposal.

HDSLR Guide Chapter 14: Post Production

In general, the post requirements for most of these cameras are quite similar. All shoot to flash cards in one of several major formats that are reasonably easy to transcode into an editable format. The choice is less about the media they produce than it is about the essential characteristics of that media: resolution, frame rate, and potential problems like noise and moiré.


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