by Mos Khan ·Posted 05/04/2023
Since its debut in 2021, Apple's M1 Max MacBook Pro has been a consistent top choice for creatives in every field. These chips are so efficient that despite M2 being readily available, Apple's M1-powered laptops have quite a ways to go before fading off into obsolescence. The M1 Max MacBooks are nothing to sneeze at and, in fact, outperform some of the current M2-powered offerings available.
0 Views ·Posted 12/01/2022
It’s time to edit your film! In this tutorial, Jake Estes demonstrates a basic video-editing workflow in Adobe Premiere Pro, for a more efficient experience. Have you gained some insights from this series? Tell us about it, in the Comments section, below. 0:00 - Introduction 0:43 - Organization 3:20 - Syncing Audio and Video 7:31 - Make it Look and Sound Pretty 10:32 - Narrative Continuity (How to Cut) 12:26 - Final Thoughts Watch the entire series:
0 Views ·Posted 09/22/2022
A little goes a long way when it comes to color grading. Dean Peterson shows you how to color-grade RAW footage in a way that visually tells the story you want. Peterson color-grades this video to look cinematic and dramatic; however, these tips can apply to any look you desire! 0:00 - Introduction 0:31 - Adding LUT & Initial Adjustments 5:49 - Power Windows, Skin Tones, and Qualifiers 12:05 - Storytelling Through Color 15:31 - Soften and Glow 19:21 - Grain 21:07 - Adjustments 23:45 - Before and After (Showing Each Step) 26:03 - Final
0 Views ·Posted 09/15/2022
Are you new to color correcting LOG footage? It seems intimidating, but take a deep breath. In this B&H Online video, Dean Peterson walks you through the steps to color-correct flat footage in DaVinci Resolve, including instances when the white balance is very cool. You'll be a professional colorist in no time! For more information, be sure to watch How to Film in LOG: A Beginner's Guide. 0:00 - Introduction 0:31 - Exposure 3:46 - White
by Cory Rice ·Posted 10/08/2021
Adobe has announced the latest iterations of Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements, the streamlined versions of its immensely popular photo- and video-editing software. Fresh in the 2022 edition are a number of new, user-friendly editing functions powered by Adobe Sensei AI technology, as well as a handful of video-geared
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 04/02/2021
For a Kansas-born Midwesterner, Austin Gilmore’s resume reads more like a “What do you want to be when you grow up?” wish list than an actual CV. His job history includes time as a TV and movie producer, actor, animator, author, board game designer, toy maker, and art director—just to name a few. He helped create the Emmy-winning TV miniseries, Hatfields & McCoys, produced the New York Times bestseller, The Explorers Guild, and toured the world as a band documentarian. On top of all that, Gilmore is a wildly talented illustrator. His new
0 Views ·Posted 06/26/2020
Doug upgrades his workstation, showing you how to choose parts in order to create your own custom content creator computer. He asks a lot of his computer: 4K video editing, color grading, music production, motion graphics, photo editing, and gaming. A lot of you out there are probably doing all of these things and more, so why not build a computer that can do it all? For an additional step-by-step tutorial, check out our How to Build a Gaming PC.
0 Views ·Posted 04/26/2020
Video noise can happen even in the best-planned shots. As much as you try to avoid it, sometimes you just gotta fix it in post. Doug Guerra teaches you how to remove video noise, discusses the different types of noise reduction, and gives you a DaVinci Resolve tutorial on the subject.
385 Views ·Posted 10/31/2019
Struggling to edit large video files like 4K? We have editing tips to stop slow playback in Adobe Premiere Pro and DaVinci Resolve. Doug Guerra, here at B&H, gives you the step-by-step process on how to edit using proxy files. Want more tutorials? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 08/21/2019
Congratulations! Your project includes a scene using chroma key and you've just recorded your green screen footage. Or did you use blue screen? Or maybe even a white background? Your next challenge is finding the right software tools to edit your footage in post-production so your final scene doesn't look like the weatherperson on public access TV. The basic process is to import your green screen footage into software with chroma key tools, to apply a key (remove the green) to the background, leaving your subject completely free of the green
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 04/05/2019
Each year, BRIC, the leading presenter of cultural programming in Brooklyn, awards twelve fellowships through its Contemporary Art and Media Education programs. The fellowship offers recipients several key resources, including access to camera equipment, studios, and editing suites, as well as free enrollment in any course offered by BRIC’s Media Education program. In 2018, B&H was proud to sponsor the fellowship as part of its continued support of Brooklyn-affiliated artists and creators everywhere. I had the opportunity to speak with one
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 04/12/2019
Right off the bat, it is clear that these nascent raw formats are good news for the industry. Apple and Atomos teamed up for ProRes RAW—which is going to be compatible with the Nikon Z 6 and Z 7, by
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 12/10/2018
Raw for all! This appears to be the goal of Apple ProRes RAW, an easy-to-use yet data-rich capture format that aims to revolutionize the post-production landscape, promising the speed and performance of ProRes (a beloved editing codec), with unbeatable quality in the form of pristine data straight off the camera’s sensor. In this article and the accompanying video, you will find out how it can work for you and what you need to get started. A Bit About Raw We can’t discuss the advantages of ProRes RAW without talking about what raw video is in
by Ronald Francis ·Posted 11/02/2018
For most purposes, editing software and a decent-enough computer are all one needs for video editing. But if you want a precision workflow, require optimal image quality, or are simply looking for a gift for an editor friend or relative, below are some key accessories that will upgrade an editing station to a more professional one. Most of these add-ons are compatible with all the popular editing applications, such as Apple Final Cut Pro X,
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted 04/03/2019
Lifting someone by the neck may look easy in the movies—you just need an actor who is ridiculously strong. But in the real world, where you don’t want to hurt the actor who is being lifted, it takes some smart camerawork and nifty editing to make it look convincing. In this segment of Show Us Your Shot, PJ Woodside and Steve Hudgins of Big Biting Pig Productions, from Kentucky, show you just how they pulled it off with only three simple shots, on their film, The Caretakers