Which is the Best RAID level for Video Editing and Post Production? (Part Three): Number Soup for the Soul

Want to know the best RAID level for video editing or post production? This article takes an in-depth look to help you find the right one for your needs.

Which is the Best RAID level for Video Editing and Post Production? (Part One): Running the Numbers

Want to know the best RAID level for video editing or post production? This article takes an in-depth look to help you find the right one for your needs.

How to send Video Files to your Client (Part Two)

Confused on how to send video files to your client? This series will break it down for you. Part Two confronts the issues one faces in online video sharing.

Comparison of Rendering Speeds in Adobe CC vs CS6 (Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects)

What is the difference between Adobe CC and CS6 in rendering times, with Adobe Media Encoder, Premiere Pro and After Effects? Here’s a simple test.

The Simple Magic Lantern RAW Guide (Part One): Shooting RAW

The simplest and quickest guide to understanding Magic Lantern RAW and how to install it. Part One covers the basics and installing Magic Lantern.

The Autodesk Smoke Crash Course for Beginners (Part One): Setting Up

The simplest and quickest guide to learn Autodesk Smoke. Part One covers the basics and setting up.

How to Round-trip from Final Cut Pro X to DaVinci Resolve (Part Two): File Mismatch

The simplest guide to help you round-trip from Final Cut Pro X to Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve. Part Two covers Retiming effects and file type mismatches.

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: Color Bit Depth, Middle Grey and White Balance of the Human Eye

Topics Covered: Color Bit Depth Middle Grey Whiteness and White Balance Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions – Pablo Picasso We have already seen that the color space of the eye, as defined by the CIE 1931 XYZ color space, estimates about 10 million colors for our vision. The word size required […]

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: Dynamic Range of the Human Eye

Topics Covered: Contrast Ratio Static and Dynamic Range The Dynamic Range of the Human Eye Contrast Sensitivity By painting colors and lines and forms seen in quickened mood I was seeking to make this mood vibrate as a phonograph does – Edvard Munch The following image has two objects – can you see them? No? […]

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: Sensitivity and ISO of the Human Eye

Topics Covered: Sensitivity ISO The ISO Range of the Human Eye Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how pleasurable it my be – Edward Weston A camera sensor (or film) is like a sponge: It has the ability to soak in light. How […]