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What is a Lens? Learn All About Lenses, and Watch the Creation of a Nikon Nikkor

What is a Lens? Learn All About Lenses, and Watch the Creation of a Nikon Nikkor | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Not all glass is created equal. Some is shaped into things you drink out of. Some becomes windows, windshields, and portholes. And some become the tools you use every day to create beautiful images.
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Flight over Kauai – getting to grips with the DJI Phantom with H3-3D gimbal

Flight over Kauai – getting to grips with the DJI Phantom with H3-3D gimbal | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

It seems like I spend a lot of my life running and gunning. It could be for documentaries, music videos or TV shows here in Hong Kong.

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Review: Canon C100 with auto focus upgrade

Review: Canon C100 with auto focus upgrade | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
We recently had the chance to test the almost two year old Canon EOS C100. The camera is a cheaper and simpler version of the popular C300. For around 4.500$ (and 5.500$ with the new Dual Pixel CMOS auto focus upgrade) the C100 is not exactly cheap.
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How to Resurrect Bad Production Audio with Izotope RX3's Spectral Noise Reduction Tools

How to Resurrect Bad Production Audio with Izotope RX3's Spectral Noise Reduction Tools | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, we shared a post about using Adobe Audition’s built-in noise reduction tools to rescue bad production audio.
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Maintaining Online Momentum

Maintaining Online Momentum | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
I recently received the following email from reader/viewer Brian McCarthy, which touches on some important information that I'd like to comment on. This email was in response to my "Wake Up YouTube Subscribers!
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Speed Retouching - Corona Extra Advert

Jack Salzke from FadedFocus Photography teamed up with Leigh Diprose at Warehouse 100 to create something awesome!
What you see here is the editing process as performed by Jack (with Leigh sitting beside for guidance and general thoughts) from straight out of camera to finished product.

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NOW WITH VIDEO REVIEW! The no longer evolving GH4 review!

NOW WITH VIDEO REVIEW! The no longer evolving GH4 review! | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

Do make sure you read the rest of the post not just the video review that I have finally put up! Was it worth the wait? Only you can decide. I don’t cover everything. There is too much for a video review. As it is it’s almost 40 minutes long.

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Real Workflows - Flesh: Meet the Band (Pt 1)

Real Workflows - Flesh: Meet the Band (Pt 1) | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
A faux news reporter opens the Flesh intro video.As a freelance video editor who loves what I do, I often fill my off-time working on personal projects. A few of the personal projects I have worked on have been restorations of older projects.
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Review: 7" HD Monitor with HDMI for $56

Review: 7" HD Monitor with HDMI for $56 | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Deal Alert! I've been on the lookout for a cheap HD monitor for awhile now, but I was never able to find one cheaper than $100. One day I was surfing Amazon and stumbled across an amazing deal.
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Meryl Streep About the Evolution of Beauty in the Film Industry

Meryl Streep About the Evolution of Beauty in the Film Industry | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

The 18 times academy award nominated actress American Meryl Streep, who started her career on screen in 1977 and have been going stronger than ever since the 21st century kicked in talks, on this blank on blank PBS video, about the challenges coming with becoming a “movie star”.

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Film meets Art - Chris Nolan inspired by Francis Bacon - YouTube

Christopher Nolan on how Bacon's paintings inspired the Joker in 'The Dark Knight'.

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The making of One Day in Boston: Project Right

The making of One Day in Boston: Project Right | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

One Day in Boston is one of those passion projects I try to do every year. It can be fun and challenging to dig up a good story to shoot all in one day that’s both emotionally charged and interesting to watch. I’ve been participating in this project since it began in 2010 when it was called One Day on Earth 10-10-10

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Amazon's 'Fire Phone' Comes with a 13MP Camera and Unlimited Cloud Photo Storage

Amazon's 'Fire Phone' Comes with a 13MP Camera and Unlimited Cloud Photo Storage | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

The Fire Phone features a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera complete with a five-element f/2.0 lens and optical image stabilization. Capable of 1080p video at 30fps, panoramas, “intelligent” HDR and burst mode, the camera stacks up comparatively with smartphone competitors.

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Geena Davis’ Two Simple Steps For Screenwriters To Add Women In Their Scripts

Geena Davis’ Two Simple Steps For Screenwriters To Add Women In Their Scripts | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
  The first time I saw Geena Davis was in The Long Kiss Goodnight, I was 13 and I couldn’t believe what I was seeing: the good ole housewife I was seeing in every movie was all of a sudden becoming a kick-ass killer!
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Atomos Ninja Star – The Pocket-size Apple ProRes Recorder and Deck

Atomos Ninja Star – The Pocket-size Apple ProRes Recorder and Deck | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Is this a game changer? I don’t really like that term but Atomos just released the new Ninja Star. This is a pocket size external recorder that records Prores files from your camera of choice. All that for less than $300.
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THE THING - Storyboards to FIlm Comparison | VashiVisuals Blog

THE THING - Storyboards to FIlm Comparison | VashiVisuals Blog | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
This video compares the storyboards to the final film visuals from THE THING (1982) John Carpenter and Michael Ploog collaborated to create these images.
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South East Asia Travelogue Shot with Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

South East Asia Travelogue Shot with Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

Blackmagic Design today announced that European cultural television channel arte has commissioned a new series of travel documentaries exploring the vibrant colors and cultures of the former Indochina region, shot exclusively on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera.

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Blackmagic CEO Grant Petty Discusses URSA & Image Issues with Production Camera 4K

Blackmagic CEO Grant Petty Discusses URSA & Image Issues with Production Camera 4K | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
A little over two years ago, Blackmagic Design completely disrupted the cinema camera market, and changed expectations about how much we should be paying for excellent image quality.
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Create Unpredictably Beautiful Video by Hacking Old Lomo Fisheye Still Lenses for DSLRs

Create Unpredictably Beautiful Video by Hacking Old Lomo Fisheye Still Lenses for DSLRs | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Fisheye lenses are great for so much more than skate videography and videos of cute animals being cute to cute polka music. They can also be used to create stunning, artistic images, as demonstrated by Australian filmmaker Max Piantoni.
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Review: Atomos Ninja Star – the near perfect recorder for run-and-gun filming

Review: Atomos Ninja Star – the near perfect recorder for run-and-gun filming | VideoDrome | Scoop.it

I’ve been using a pre-production version of the tiny Ninja Star Prores recorder for several weeks now. They are beginning to ship to dealers this week so I thought I would share my impressions:

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Wim Wenders' Rules of Cinema Perfection on Vimeo

Production Company - BOSH // Agency - Mother // Director - Anthony Austin // Producer - Dan Keefe // DOP - Sam Goldie // Editor - Ben Boullier // Comping - Rob Wicksteed…
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Color Correction Made Easy | Hurlbut Visuals

Color Correction Made Easy | Hurlbut Visuals | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
The Spyder Datacolor is my KISS (Keep it Simple Stupid) recipe for color correction success. Many of you have asked me how I mix so many formats so seamlessly. (Here's how I mix so many formats so seamlessly.
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What is Creative Cloud: Adobe and Alternatives for Indie Filmmakers

What is Creative Cloud: Adobe and Alternatives for Indie Filmmakers | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Last Wednesday night I wrapped an editing project, closed Premiere Pro, and noticed that the Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop application had “New Updates” to install… 11 of them.
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DIY Lens Sun Shade

DIY Lens Sun Shade | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
Even though lens flares are very popular right now (and you can get some really cool flares from vintage lenses), you may not always want them.
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Robert Bresson: The Grace of Gesture & 'Notes on the Cinematographer'

Robert Bresson: The Grace of Gesture & 'Notes on the Cinematographer' | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
If there is a patron saint of French cinema, surely it must be Robert Bresson, considered, after Renoir, the greatest of 20th century Gallic filmmakers.
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The Post Production Audio Guide (Part One): Sound Editing | wolfcrow

The Post Production Audio Guide (Part One): Sound Editing | wolfcrow | VideoDrome | Scoop.it
A look at post production audio workflows, departments and methods, and how they contribute to form the perfect soundtrack. Part One covers Sound Editing.
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