The future of video will have most of your work stored on bits of ones and zeros. What you do with that bittage when you store it determines how you'll find it later. It is winter, a time to reflect and get organized. That box of tapes sitting in your basement has been waiting...
The transition to digital over-the-air TV is nearly complete. So what does that mean for videographers? While most of our discussions of television are generally about either criticizing the medium as a whole or trying to get distribution for our own productions
The world of video is moving swiftly through two unprecedented changes. The first change is our encoding system. Most people are not familiar with encoding systems, but they have been viewing an encoded analog video signal whenever they've watched TV, a videotape or often a DVD.
As you ante up at the table of tapeless video cameras, you may be at a loss about how to deal with your recorded data. Maybe you have seen the professional camera sharks, shuffling their cards of video, mixing and spinning the data with a flawless sleight of hand.