January 25, 2013 by Riley Hooper, Vimeo Staff Lens whacking – it’s not as destructive as it sounds. So before you go slamming that expensive piece of glass into a hard surface, listen up close. Lens whacking, also called free lensing, is a method of shooting with the lens detached from the camera body. It […]Read more "So… What Is ‘Lens Whacking?’"
January 24, 2013 by Clay Asbury As Editors, we all need elements like flares, light leaks, grain, etc. There are some good paid resources out there, but a lot of people have limited funds so free stuff is always welcome. As I find more cool free stuff like light leaks, lens flares, I will add […]Read more "Free Design Elements for Premiere Pro/After Effects"
January 22, 2013 by editwithlight.com Since their launch in January of 2012, their products have been sold in over 150 countries worldwide. 5DLEAKS has been featured on ESPN, Discovery, NFL Network… used by Wedding Videographers, Game developers, Church Media teams, the full spectrum of media professionals. In march of 2012, they released HUES, a colorful […]Read more "Edit It All With Light"
January 21, 2013 by Ryan E. Walters, Cinematographer Now that it appears that Blackmagic has sorted out the sensor issue and will begin shipping the camera in mass this January, a flood of $3,000 RAW cameras is about to hit the market. But is the market ready for affordable RAW? Are you ready? Am I […]Read more "How To Prepare Yourself For RAW"
January 17, 2013 by dam-aged-goods.com (Thanks to viewer, Nils Granholm, for this one!) Look what cameras can capture! Hilarious! (and don’t freak out about the third one down… it’s the guys’ thumb!) LIKE IT? RATE IT. SHARE IT!Read more "Why Camera Angles Are So Critical…"
January 16, 2013 by VideoMaker’s Randal K. West How to Make an Effective Demo Reel Demo Reels – we all know we need one and most of us need multiple versions, but what makes an effective and motivating demo reel? Many people use video résumés or demo reels to show their skills to potential employers […]Read more "How to Make an Effective Demo Reel"
January 15, 2013 by David Chartier, MacWorld The way we find jobs and pitch ourselves to prospective employers is changing rapidly, and LinkedIn is trying to help you stay ahead of the game. The “social network for professionals” recently introduced a new feature called Endorsements that, with a little help from your coworkers and close […]Read more "LinkedIn Endorsements Explained"
January 14, 2013 by Szymon Masiak, motionVFX Team Remember Conduit, a realtime video effects and graphics compositing tool for the Mac? Well guess what – it is now called PixelConduit and it is available for free! This great software allows to easily convert your effects into plugins. The tool was designed for realtime performance and high […]Read more "PixelConduit – a great realtime effects compositing tool for the Mac (FCPX)!"
January 11, 2013 by Kurt Wagner, Fourtune How will Apple (AAPL) follow up a 2012 lineup that included two new tablets, a new notebook and a new phone? Analysts Gene Munster and Douglas Clinton of Piper Jaffray took a stab at predicting what used to be unpredictable: Apple’s product calendar. Their report includes a number […]Read more "5 New Apple Products Coming in 2013"
January 10, 2013 by Edit Cellar, Peter J. Normandia I have seen tons of editing tutorials out there that are NLE specific. I watch them all the time. However, I rarely see any basic editing tutorials that are useful for any NLE. In order to fill the void, I present my video-editing tips series, good […]Read more "Video Editing Tips: Take Advantage of Formats"