Say hello to your new best friend. DaVinci Resolve 11 is an elite editing and color correction program that you should consider using on your next masterpiece. The robust Lite version is even available free of charge. Read on to find out if this is too good to be true.
Thunderbolt 2 is Intel’s newest and fastest way to transfer your data and allows you to stream and transfer 4K video at the same time. G-technology, Promise Technology, and LaCie have each almost-simultaneously released a Thunderbolt 2 RAID drive marketed toward the creative professional. So how do you know which one to choose?
With an astounding 36.3MP sensor, uncompressed video output over HDMI, a full frame sensor and an expanded 14.8 EV sensitivity, the D810 continues to be the best video DSLR in Nikon’s lineup and for the combination of features and price, is the DSLR to beat in the professional world.
Libec's ALLEX S Kit Tripod/Slider System delivers silky-smooth camera movements at a reasonable price point. Adding sliding motion to your productions offers the opportunity to move your work to the next level.
The MoVI M5 is heralded as a versatile camera stabilization system to rival even the most established solutions. Surprisingly easy to use and armed with a 3-axis gimbal, the MoVI M5 aims to liberate your camera to achieve shots once thought impossible. But how does it perform in the field?
All the video editing capabilities of Avid Media Composer and the compositing power of Nuke rolled into one package?! Does anything sound "suite-er?" Smoke 2015, part of the hard-hitting arsenal from Autodesk (makers of Maya, Softimage and 3DStudio Max to name a few), has always been one of those phantoms on the horizon that every editor wishes they had, but felt they couldn't attain. Yes, it's a bit expensive — but is it worth it?
CyberLink PowerDirector 13 provides powerful and flexible video editing starting at $70 consumer pricing. The Director Suite 3 bundle adds similarly impressive audio and editing tools, plus even-color grading, for $300.
For decades, Kino Flo has been making professional lighting systems for everyone from the largest studio lighting operator to wedding videographers to dads videotaping their son's birthday. The Kino Flo Celeb 400 DMX promises to be packed with features and deliver outstanding, even light; but can it be true?