Our team at CES discovered three Canon cameras, VIXIA HF R62, VIXIA HF R60, and VIXIA HF R600, that represent updates to the well-known VIXIA line. We’ll start with the differences, the VIXIA HF R600 is the lowest costed camera and available in white or the standard electronic black. Also, saving video is taking new shape with the Canon CS100, a storage solution for up to 1TB for photos and videos.
We like hard drives, and believe you do too. LaCie’s Rugged RAID is putting portable drives on another level. The security and performance of RAID drives are often touted as one of the safest ways to keep video files. If you’ve ever needed to deliver a hard drive to a client, or travel with one, you know portability features matter.
There are only two transitions you'll ever need: a cut and a dissolve. Your video editing program comes with all sorts of them, from star wipes, to page peels, to cube spins, but you can spend your entire life as an editor only using cuts and dissolves; most pros tend to look down on anything fancier as intrusive and tacky. But that doesn't mean that there aren't circumstances where the unusual, or even the outrageous, is called for.
Experienced video producers understand the monumental effort involved in any video production, large or small — but does your client? Here’s how to educate them on the video production process so that everyone comes away satisfied.
Avid this week announced the latest version of their editing flagship, Avid Media Composer. The latest version is designed to easily acquire, manage, edit and deliver native 4K media more quickly and efficiently than ever.
Altermedia’s Studio Suite has been a standard in studio management software for the better part of two decades, and the experience shows in their latest release, Studio Suite Xi. Designed to be the go-to platform to simplify workflows in pretty much any production environment, how does the current generation compete in an increasingly competitive space?
Code Zero Software has released Compression Preview, a tool for previewing and repairing the effects of compression within Adobe After Effects. From banding to color shifts and more, Compression Preview can not only simulate compression on footage, but help fix the problem as well.
Adobe this week released updates for their suite of video applications. The 2014.2 update includes Premiere Pro CC, Media Encoder CC, After Effects CC, SpeedGrade CC, Prelude CC, Audition CC, and Story CC. Each update includes enhancements and even tighter integration between complementary applications.
New Zealand-based Wipster has taken the difficult review, revision and approval process, and launched a purpose-built platform specifically to simplify said process. While other platforms have competed in this space, Wipster has taken a creative - and pragmatic - approach to interface and usability.