Archive for 'Computer'
Posted on 19. Dec, 2013 by planetmitch.
Apple has finally released their promised 10.1 upgrade to Final Cut Pro X (FCPX) and surprisingly, the upgrade (assuming you already own it that is) is free! If you haven’t purchased FCPX, now’s the time to give it a try (that’s me plugging my preferred editor) – it is only $299.99 in the Apple Store. […]
Posted on 04. Dec, 2013 by steven schwartz.
Sometimes you just have to dig in and study. In this lengthy, comprehensive review by Red Shark News, Want video to really look like film? Here’s our in-depth review of the remarkable Film Convert, it’s well worth investing your time. The folks at Rubber Monkey went waaaay beyond film emulsion emulation and deep into specific […]
Posted on 25. Oct, 2013 by planetmitch.
For FCPX (and many other apps) under the new Apple OS X Mavericks, apps will by default, attempt to save processing for foreground apps by doing something new called “App Nap” – and that will cause background rendering to STOP unless you turn it off. This is all news to me so I thought I’d […]
Posted on 07. Oct, 2013 by erik naso.
The Atomos Ninja 2 is a very popular and affordable recorder, and Atomos is improving it with new firmware. This new Atomos OS4 update also adds some new interface functions that look really good. A stand out is the audio meters. with two different looks, and new enhanced multichannel audio page. Check out all the […]
Posted on 03. Oct, 2013 by steven schwartz.
Elbows against your rib cage, knees flexed, cradle the camera gently in your hands and shoot…darn, the shots are still shaky. Well, how about a really cheap way to add that third point of contact for smoother shots? Check out this article by RedShark News. Polaroid Chest stabiliser Chris Cory reviews the Polaroid Chest Stabiliser […]
Posted on 30. Sep, 2013 by steven schwartz.
HDR has taken the still photography world by storm; some like the surreal look of very strong HDR, others not so much. But more and more you’re looking at HDR images and don’t even know it because the photographer uses HDR as a subtle way to bring out details in shadows and to recover blown-out […]
Posted on 13. Sep, 2013 by planetDustin.
Hello planet5D time-lapse junkies. Dustin Farrell here. I am happy to announce that my course on how I time-lapse start to finish is now online at Lynda.com. You can view the entire 17 minute course here. In order to watch the entire film you will have to get a monthly subscription to Lynda. I must […]
Posted on 18. Jun, 2013 by planetmitch.
A few weeks ago, we introduced you to PanoLapse in this post “Adding motion to your timelapse without buying more gear with Panolapse” – the makers of PanoLapse have now announced another product called RAWBlend – a method of ‘interpreting’ between images of a timelapse to smooth out issues with exposure, contrast, white balance, etc. […]
Posted on 13. Jun, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
Not long ago, we had the “Worldwide first look @stillmotion’s SMAPP app!” and the stillmotion team has done it again by releasing a large update to the SMAPP app! And, don’t forget, all the tutorial videos are now free! SMAPP, StillMotion’s Story to Film App SMAPP is the filmmaking app to help you push your […]
Posted on 11. Jun, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
Now this is pretty cool! The folks over at Magic Lantern have created HDR video (which is been there for quite a while actually inside their firmware hack). Magic Lantern figured out a way to alternate the ISOs in between frames to create the HDR effect. In order to see the HDR video, you could […]
Posted on 28. May, 2013 by planetmitch.
This is a fun video showing how the Magic Lantern code base has changed over time… this is a visual representation of the changes and additions to the code base. We’ve got a new Magic Lantern forum section – check it out and comment away and be entered to win that Canon EOS 6D! The […]
Posted on 24. Apr, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
Red Giant is doing some great things and they’ve just released “Spy vs. Guy” a Canon EOS 5D Mark III short shot to show off their latest software BulletProof. The hard part (and I’m not sure they’ve really been able to pull this off) is to shoot a short that demonstrates software that works on […]