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The Best Video Editing Software 2013 (Part Two): The Middle

This article compares the ‘big seven’ professional NLEs to find the best video editing software. Who wins?

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What is 6G-SDI?

What is 6G-SDI and should you jump on the 6G-SDI bandwagon?

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Basics of Color Grading

Should you raise Bit Depth and Color Space before Color Grading? Part Two: RAW Video

Want to avoid poor quality web videos? You need to know if it’s worth working in a higher bit depth or color space. Part Two deals with RAW video.

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Understanding the limits of Data Rates and Transmission

A brief overview of the data rates involved in various distribution channels, from cinema to television to the Internet.

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Which is the Best Archive File Format for Video?

If you want to store your video for posterity, which file format will you choose, and why? Here’s my pick.

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What is Color Correction or Color Grading?

The simplest explanation of color correction. What is it, what are the three groups of color correction, and what software and hardware do you need?

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Compression and Delivery

The Costs of Working with 2K and 4K Uncompressed Footage

  First, we need to understand what we’re dealing with here. How big are uncompressed files, really? To calculate the uncompressed file size and data rate, use this method: How to Calculate Size and Data Rate of Uncompressed Files Where Resolution = Horizontal Resolution x Vertical Resolution Color Data = Color Bit Depth per Channel […]

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Photography workflows

ETTR – Expose to the Right

To improve signal to noise ratio (S/N), many professionals advocate ETTR (Expose to the right) when faced with low contrast scenes. The Luminous Landscape has two great articles by Michael Reichmann explaining this here and here. You might want to read them first before going on. I decided to test this to see for myself […]