How to Import Video into Avid Media Composer (Part Two): Data and Workflow

The simplest guide to understanding how Avid Media Composer works, and how you can import video into it. Part Two deals with how Media Composer works with data.

The Blackmagic Pocket Camera Guide (Part Four): Tripods, Rigs, Accessories and Data Management

A detailed guide to the revolutionary Blackmagic Pocket Camera – from lenses and accessories to post production. Part Four covers Tripods, Rigs, Accessories and Data Management.

How to handle Bit Depth in Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Speedgrade

Is your software handling bit depth the right way? This article is the simplest explanation of how to stay on top of bit depth within Adobe Creative Cloud.

The Final Cut Pro X Export Guide (Part Two): External Workflows

The simplest guide to help you understand the export capabilities of Final Cut Pro X. Part Two looks at transcoding, Compressor workflows and XML workflows.

The Final Cut Pro X Export Guide (Part One): Sharing

The simplest guide to help you understand the export capabilities of Final Cut Pro X. Part One shows how FCP-X uses the concept of ‘Sharing’.

Deconstructing RAW – Part III

Disclosure: Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through affiliate links may benefit this site. Please help support this website by patronizing Amazon. It won’t cost you anything extra. In this part I’ll take a brief look at raw converters – the software that takes incomplete color and signal data and makes […]

Deconstructing RAW – Part II

Disclosure: Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through affiliate links may benefit this site. Please help support this website by patronizing Amazon. It won’t cost you anything extra. By now you should have a general understanding of what a raw file is. In this part I will try to explain how […]

Deconstructing RAW – Part I

Disclosure: Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through affiliate links may benefit this site. Please help support this website by patronizing Amazon. It won’t cost you anything extra. What is RAW, how is it used and why should you use it? These are questions I will try to address in this […]

The Advantages of Working in 32-bit Float

First of all, let me get one thing straight – I’m not referring to a 32-bit vs 64-bit OS, CPU or software. I am referring to the ‘environment found in applications like Photoshop, After Effects or Nuke. Many high-end applications allow one to work in a 32-bit environment. Is that a good thing? Before we […]