With so many choices in new laptops for editing video and creating visual effects — from mobile workstations to gaming laptops to tablets — it's easy to get lost in the plethora of models. Deciding the right balance between performance, portability and price for your workflows will help you narrow down your options.
There’s a lot of talk about what makes a great story. Without a doubt, when it comes to cinematic storytelling, dialog speaks volumes into the overall narrative. Characters interact and reveal themselves on screen with what they say. The words on the script are only one part of the story. The editor controls the pace and arrangement of a character’s dialog, which means the editor has influence over what those words mean.
Raw footage can give you immense image quality, making things like color correction and effects work much easier. Shooting in raw affects your whole workflow, but the most dramatic difference is in post production. A raw workflow can greatly add to the time it takes to get your projects through post as well as what you’ll spend on equipment for that process. Is raw right for you?
We could store lots of data on Samsung’s Portable SSD T1. We came across it at CES and would’ve loved to take it with us since the very nature of being an SSD means no moving parts, and that means less likely to be damaged.
Grab your drive and go, is a lot easier said than done if you are worrying about the safety of your hard drive. All the shooting you do needs to be protected and the Rugged RAID from LaCie will withstand hits in the field and in transit, while providing RAID 0 or RAID 1 benefits.
When working with video, devices that actually make a job easier are valuable, and the Lexar Professional Workflow HR2 is one of those products. The Lexar Professional Workflow HR2 added a triple microSD UHS-I option in September 2014 for transfers of up to 12 cards at once.
The edge-to-edge display of the Dell UltraSharp 34 Curved Monitor is literally easy on the eyes. The curve creates a more uniform focal distance and helps your eyes search the monitor less. The picture-in-picture capability in the UltraSharp 34 Curved Monitor accepts two PCs, and allows one mouse and keyboard to control it.
Ever wondered what the “G-” in G-Technology products like the G-DRIVE ev ATC with Thunderbolt, G-DRIVE ev ATC with USB 3.0, and G-DRIVE ev RaW stood for? It might as well be “go” because these drives can flat out go with you. It’s all about the enclosures, and we know that G-Technology uses “ATC” for all terrain case.