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Sound Devices Releases Major Firmware v3.00 for MixPre Series

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Esteemed pro audio mixer and recorders maker Sound Devices have released details of their highly anticipated firmware update v3.00 for the MixPre series of audio recorders, mixers, and USB audio interfaces. As a reminder, firmware v2.21 was released earlier in the year alongside the more musicians-oriented MixPre-3M and MixPre-6M. MixPre firmware v3.00 adds a host of…
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DJI Osmo Pocket vs GoPro HERO7 Black – Side-by-Side Comparison

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With the recent Osmo Pocket announcement, DJI and GoPro have instantly become direct competitors in the action camera segment as now both companies have an enticing offering for aspiring filmmakers and sports enthusiasts to get their hands on. GoPro HERO7 Black is still one of the best action cameras out there with a rugged beast…
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You Can Now Get a Smooth Pan with the SmallHD FOCUS Monitors

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I was browsing for some accessories for my SmallHD Focus monitor the other day, and as I was looking for a sun hood, I stumbled upon a new accessory for the SmallHD Focus monitor family that I didn’t know existed – the Pan Module. Made by SmallHD, the makers of the Focus monitors, the SmallHD…
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Final Cut X Video Editing Comparison on the Latest 2018 MacBook Pro Models

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Apple’s 15-inch MacBook Pros are undoubtedly at the top of the list for many creative professionals looking for a viable option when it comes to reliable and efficient video editing on-the-go. With increasingly impressive specs updated with every new iteration, these laptops come packed with the latest components from Intel and AMD, aiming to deliver enough…
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Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 15.2.1 Update Now Available

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Not long after releasing a major update for their URSA MINI Pro cameras with Camera Update 6.0, raising the max ISO to 3200 among other new features, Blackmagic Design have also released a new update 15.2.1 for their DaVinci Resolve colour grading/NLE/VFX suite. The latest DaVinci Resolve 15.2.1 firmware update provides performance improvements for MXF OP1A…
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Learn How to Setup Your RODECaster Pro with These Tutorials

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Esteemed audio maker Rode Microphones recently announced their all-in-one podcasting production studio – the RODECaster Pro, and now they have also released some really useful demo videos and tutorials to get you started and help you get the best out of the unit. Some of these videos include a dive into the advanced settings of…
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Why to Choose 4K DCI Over UHD on the BMPCC 4K Camera?

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Blackmagic’s latest offering, the Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, has been garnering massive attention throughout 2018 that started right after its official announcement back at NAB in April. Now that the camera is already in the hands of early adopters, many users are still discovering new tricks, techniques, and flows referring to the workflow, shooting experience, and…
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Best New Features in DaVinci Resolve 15.2

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Over the years, DaVinci Resolve has quickly evolved from being an advanced color grading platform to a full-featured piece of post-production software packed with a multitude of video editing, audio editing, and visual effects compositing tools and assets. With the new 15.2 update, Blackmagic aims to bring some new features that improve the usability and…
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Three Creative Ways to Use the Crop Tool in Premiere Pro CC

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Like most video editing platforms, Premiere Pro CC includes a plethora of editing features and plugins one of which being the crop effect. Unlike Photoshop where cropping affects the canvas and/or the dimensions of your particular project, in Premiere, this effect works as a uniform mask-like tool that allows you to chop off certain portions…
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