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Video Production Advice: Sony FS100 or Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera

Video Production Advice I get a lot of questions from video producers around the world. I do my best to respond to them all but moving forward rather than simply replying directly I'm going to start publishing the questions and responses…
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Adobe CS5.5 Max Render Quality & NVIDIA GPU acceleration

Key Lesson:   GPU acceleration gives the same level of render quality as Maximum Render Quality, even if you don't check the Maximum Render Quality box.  But instead of a performance hit, you gain a 6-7x performance boost. Let me…
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Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 review by Shawn Lam

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Monday April 11, 2011 - Las Vegas, NV Today Adobe announced a updates to much of their Creative Suite, including Production Premium, with CS5.5. So while many news sites are simply listing off the highlights from Adobe's Press Release, I…
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Sony NEX-FS100 Super 35mm NXCAM video camera

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I've been waiting for this camera ever since I first heard of DSLRs being used to produce professional video. Well, now it’s here - or at least a couple of working prototypes, along with specs to pour over in anticipation of this next generation…
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LED Video light review in EventDV Magazine

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LED lights that mount on videos cameras have been around for only a few years but are catching-on fast for event videographers. One of the reasons is that the old lights usually required heavy lead-acid batteries and a cord connecting the battery…
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EventDV live – 2nd edition

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The 2nd edition of EventDV Live was released today. Here is the link to EventDV Magazine's "Live" e-mag edition, which, as the name implies, targets the live video production market. EventDV Live is a quarterly trade publication. In this…
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The NAB show with Shawn Lam, on EventDV

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Last week I was in Las Vegas covering NAB 2010 for EventDV.  I had the opportunity to attend several video industry evening events in addition to working the trade show floor, gathering interviews for my show.  This isn't the first time I've…
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Battery Charger Meltdown Part 4

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February 10, 2010 Update: LaCrosse announced it has identified the problem behind the rash of battery charger meltdowns and is voluntarily replacing the affected A/C adapter, which is outputting too much voltage. If you have a LaCross BC-9009…