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Pictures of the new Canon 5D mark III !!!

Pictures of the new Canon 5D mark III !!! | technwnw | Scoop.it

After 3 and a half years we're seeing an update to the camera that spawned this website. The camera's announcement day is rumored to be Friday March 2nd 2012.

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Automating the Preparation Process for Apple Color

Automating the Preparation Process for Apple Color | technwnw | Scoop.it

This little tutorial will let you quickly and easily export each clip and reimport them back into FCP with the help of a script from Johannes Noe. If you are running Snow Leopard, you will not need any additional softwares or macro apps, as Snow Leopard has “services” built into Automator, but I prefer using Quicksilver from Blacktree, as I find Quicksilver to be more responsive.

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There Is No “Crop Factor” - 'Circle Of Confusion' Blog

There Is No “Crop Factor” - 'Circle Of Confusion' Blog | technwnw | Scoop.it

"...A 50mm full frame lens does not “become a 70mm” lens when it’s used on 1.4 crop factor camera. It’s still a 50mm, you’re just using a different field of view because of the smaller frame. My favorite, but probably the least explanatory, phrase is a 50 is a 50 is a 50...."

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Software Review: Tiffen Dfx 3.0 Suite — Picture Soup | Picture Soup

Software Review: Tiffen Dfx 3.0 Suite — Picture Soup | Picture Soup | technwnw | Scoop.it
One Tiffen Dfx photo plug-in license will allow it to run in all of the aforementioned image editors if installed on the same machine. The company also makes a version of the software for video/film editing using Adobe After ...
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Jason Prisk: Canon DSLR Shooting in a Nutshell

Jason Prisk: Canon DSLR Shooting in a Nutshell | technwnw | Scoop.it
Canon DSLR Shooting in a Nutshell. A friend of mine who is doing translation work in the country of Tibet just asked me to give him the best settings for shooting video with his new Canon 60D camera. I gave him a very basic ...
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FCC Teardown Reveals Lytro Camera Secrets - Wired (blog)

FCC Teardown Reveals Lytro Camera Secrets - Wired (blog) | technwnw | Scoop.it
Wired (blog)FCC Teardown Reveals Lytro Camera SecretsWired (blog)You can easily make a blurry foreground as sharp as a tack with a simple slider control. Amazing stuff. But how does Lytro do it?
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Conforming DSLR and other material : DaVinci

Conforming DSLR and other material : DaVinci | technwnw | Scoop.it
Conforming DSLR and other material - Creative COW's DaVinci Systems discussion and support forum.
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Mastering All About Camera Support | Free - Business in Australia ...

Mastering All About Camera Support | Free - Business in Australia ... | technwnw | Scoop.it
On the subject of still photography, the best identified kind of camera stabilizer will be the tripod. Many also have monopods, camera crane options, or perhaps bean bags, the latter having grown to be more popular then ever.
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$10 DIY Camera Slider!

$10 DIY Camera Slider! | technwnw | Scoop.it
DIY Camera Slider! For pro sliders check out Kessler Crane! www.kesslercrane.com It's the most requested DIY build we've gotten yet! So today we finally throw together a cheap and easy build for a DIY slider, that is also ...
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Round-Trip Workflows: Post Workflows From and To Final Cut Pro XOliver Peters, Oliver Peters, Oliver Peters

Round-Trip Workflows: Post Workflows From and To Final Cut Pro XOliver Peters, Oliver Peters, Oliver Peters | technwnw | Scoop.it

XML (eXtensible Markup Language) has become a common method of data interchange between postproduction applications...

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Apple Updates FCP X With Multicam Editing, Enhanced XML

Apple Updates FCP X With Multicam Editing, Enhanced XML | technwnw | Scoop.it
With a press release, Apple today announced a major update to its professional video editing tool Final Cut Pro X.
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Say Hello to the New Vimeo on Vimeo Staff Blog

Say Hello to the New Vimeo on Vimeo Staff Blog | technwnw | Scoop.it

Today is a big day — one of the biggest in the short-ish history of our small-ish company. For the past year (37 years in Internet time), we’ve been working nonstop on a project that we’ve desperately wanted to tell you about. Because, frankly, it’s all about you. Our willpower muscles are pretty much at the breaking point right now, and so we are doubly ecstatic to finally let the tiger out of the satchel and make this officially official announcement: We built you a new Vimeo.

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About 7toX for Final Cut Pro

About 7toX for Final Cut Pro | technwnw | Scoop.it
7toX for Final Cut Pro brings your Final Cut Pro 7 projects forward to Final Cut Pro X so you can use Apple’s powerful new professional editing tools to update or finish your older projects.
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DSLR News Shooter | Big roundup of Canon C300 rig options

DSLR News Shooter | Big roundup of Canon C300 rig options | technwnw | Scoop.it

Big roundup of Canon C300 rig options

By Dan Chung

Having got my Canon C300 I’ve decided to take a look at the rig options available for it. There are a multitude already on the market; some highly customised for the C300, others more generic. As per usual I will be focusing on news and documentary use only.

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Pictaculous - A Color Palette Generator (courtesy of MailChimp)

Generate a color palette from PNG, JPG or GIF image/photo.
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Flying with camera gear… | Philip Bloom

Flying with camera gear… | Philip Bloom | technwnw | Scoop.it

Philip Bloom.net : I have been flying with camera gear for 20 years and I can say one thing, flying today is a nightmare compared to when I first started to fly...

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How to attach a ricoh lens to a canon DSLR? | Pro Digital SLR

How to attach a ricoh lens to a canon DSLR? | Pro Digital SLR | technwnw | Scoop.it
Question by devzor: How to attach a ricoh lens to a canon DSLR? I have a canon XSi. I was wondering if i could somehow use my old Ricoh KR-30sp's lens (a Rikenon P Zoom 28-100mm macro) on my canon. Is there a lens ...
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2011 Digital Camera Comparison Chart

2011 Digital Camera Comparison Chart | technwnw | Scoop.it

2011 Digital Camera Comparison Chart. A useful one-look at-a-glance run down on the big sensor cameras, pros, cons and differences.

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Camera Stabilizers: Different Types Of Camera Stabilizers | Send A ...

For instance, are you shooting gatherings, documentaries, news, or something similar? If you are then you must be looking at a rig type camera stabilizer, as they are created for shooting events and not intended to be held for ...
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CollabraCam: Defining the Future of Collaborative Mobile Video Production

CollabraCam: Defining the Future of Collaborative Mobile Video Production | technwnw | Scoop.it

The world's first multicam video production iPhone app with live editing and director-to-camera communication...

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NEX-FS100 vs Arri Alexa-Panasonic AF101-Canon 5d II

NEX-FS100 vs Arri Alexa-Panasonic AF101-Canon 5d II | technwnw | Scoop.it
Our German skills are based on Google Translate but if you are interested in filmmaking the video will be easy to translate. Niklas and his colleagues tested the Arri Alex, Canon EOS 5d Mark II, Panasonic AG-AF101 and the ...
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ProVideo Coalition.com: Stunning Good Looks by Art Adams

ProVideo Coalition.com: Stunning Good Looks by Art Adams | technwnw | Scoop.it

Pro Video Coalition | The pro video industry's best writers, bloggers, and gurus...Single light sources; Stunning Good Looks by Art Adams

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Why 4K TVs are stupid

Why 4K TVs are stupid | technwnw | Scoop.it
There's all this buzz about 4K resolution. You don't need it, and probably never will. Read this blog post by Geoffrey Morrison on TV and Home Theater.
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Editing Canon 5D2 video on an Ipad

Editing Canon 5D2 video on an Ipad | technwnw | Scoop.it

This demo will show you how to import footage directly from the Canon 5D2 into the Ipad, edit the footage, and export out to your own FTP site uncompressed or various common sites like YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, etc. All this is possible with the iOS 5 and IMovie update that came out October 12, 2011 that expanded support for video imported from external DSLR cameras.

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HD Magazine - HD Mag - REVIEW - Apple FCP X 10.0.3

HD Magazine - HD Mag - REVIEW - Apple FCP X 10.0.3 | technwnw | Scoop.it

Movie editor ADAM GARSTONE finds out what really works and what really doesn't in the latest update to Apple's FCPX editorI love Apple gear. Not as a ‘fan-boy’ - I certainly don’t believe that they can do no wrong - but, for me, in the things I need to do every day, Apple’s products work better than any other.

Except for FCP X.

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