The Audio-Technica ATH-AG1 High-Fidelity Headset promises ultra-low frequency bass response to please the biggest bass head, a comfortable fit and an included USB DAC (Digital Audio Converter) to really pump up your gaming needs. At a price of $300 you may expect them to be the best gaming headset ever. But how does the ATH-AG1 deliver for the audio/video professional, and the YouTube Lets Play maker?
4K movies have made media professionals excited over the last few years. Now that prices have come down on 4K cameras, and technology has gotten better for post with a new plethora of 4K monitors, faster computers and better storage; it's time to step up to the plate and get ready to add 4K movies to the average post production workflow.
The Digital Bolex D16 and D16M Cinema Cameras are solid options for cinematographers that want full manual image control and enjoy working with a form factor similar to the 16mm film cameras of yesteryear.
Creating a quality video production is hard work — maybe it’s time your videos work for you. Your videos could earn you cold, hard cash by monetizing your online content. Let’s take a closer look at the path to making money with your video production skills. Who knows, you might be sitting on a gold mine.
The Sony FDR-AX100 blurs the line between professional and consumer camcorders and does so at an aggressive price point. It is small, easy to use, relatively affordable and it also has a large sensor, great lens and tons of manual controls.
In recent years the advent of the LCD monitor has helped advance the teleprompter, allowing them to become smaller, lighter and more affordable. In much the same way, tablets such as the Apple iPad or Samsung Galaxy Tab have allowed budget conscious video pros more accessible options, up to and including building a teleprompter to house a tablet from scratch.
Not so many years ago, recent enough that many of us can remember, television programming was controlled by a very small group of wealthy and influential people who owned and operated the three big television networks, ABC, NBC and CBS. In those days, a relatively small amount of media was produced by very few people for the consumption of a mass audience. With only so many broadcasting hours in a day, there were very few programming slots available. Television was anything but democratic. It was very limited. The only viewpoints expressed were those of the head honchos at the big studios.
The MAGIX Video Pro X6 video editing software offers professional production starting at a sub-$400 price. It's fully 64-bit with support for 4K and pro cameras, and full of features including multicam editing, stabilization and scalable proxy editing. Additional bonuses, like nested sequences, make it even more interesting.
Running complex video editing software can tax your computer resources, and force a video editor's digital traffic to slide over to the slow lane of the highway. Every video editor should dig into their software settings, so they can fly in the fast lane and get to their destination on time.
Diving down into the nitty-gritty, the 9100 represents a ⅓ performance improvement over it’s older brother (the D700), and roughly $1000 cheaper than the nVidia Quadro K6000. Sounds amazing, right? It is — but nothing is perfect.
With these simple tips for creating and lighting a green screen, editors will have a far easier time pulling clean keys. The secret to success is to shoot with the edit in mind.