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FCPX Keyboard Cheat Sheet. Great Info By Scott Simmons

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If you despise editing as much as I do then this nifty FCPX cheat sheet should help ease the pain. Scott is currently deep into it and he has laid out some awesome short cuts here. Here is a rip from the Pro Video Coalition Post. Click here to check it out.  Download the 435KB JPEG FCPX Menus Cheat-sheet here “I’m currently deep into the biggest Final Cut Pro X edit that I’ve done...Read More

GoPro Hero 4 Specs Leaked. More Rumors?

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SportTechie.com has some “leaked” Specifications for the new GoPro Hero 4 camera. They have the new Ambarella A9 Chip rocking inside the new Hero 4. This would finally give us usable 4K footage and a huge increase in high speed capability up to 120 fps in 1080 HD. Click here to check it out. Here is a rip from the SportTechie Post. “Though the current existence of the mysterious Hero4 is only alleged (there...Read More

Polaroid Cube Camera Available For Pre Order. $100 US

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The Polaroid Cube camera is set to ship in late September for around one hundred smackers. They have a few mounting options ranging from $10-$40US. Pre order yours today here Photojojo.com.   Here is a rip from the Photojojo site. Specifications. Snap pics and video on the go with the littlest action cam Durable, rubber, shockproof, water-resistant exterior Take stills while you’re recording video! Embedded magnet mounts to any metal surface Records high quality 1080p...Read More

First Look Footage From The Blackmagic URSA Camera.

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The new Blackmagic Design URSA camera is finally out in the wild. Here is a little sample footage from DP John Brawley. I am not a huge fan of this camera but it might work well in certain situations. Here is a rip from the Vimeo Post. Head over To John Brawley’s Site to leave comments. They are disabled on Vimeo. Click here to check out the Blackmagic URSA. “Comments and questions here. johnbrawley.wordpress.com/2014/08/11/ursa-does-bronte/ I received...Read More

Microsoft Project Hyperlapse Looks Promising For POV Video.

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This new style of Hyperlapse looks quite smooth compared to a warp stabilizer. This could be great for POV shots. Here is a rip from the engadget post. “Microsoft researchers Johannes Kopf, Richard Szeliski, Michael Cohen, and Richard Szeliski, developed the software and soon-to-be Windows app to help create time lapse videos without multiplying camera shake. As the video above shows, this algorithm takes video stabilization a step further with buttery smooth results. Here’s how...Read More

DJI Ronin Pre Order Now For Under $3K US.

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The DJI Ronin looks to be one of the more affordable and versatile systems on the market. Here is a rip from the B&H website. Click here to check it out. The Ronin 3-Axis Brushless Gimbal Stabilizer from DJI is a camera stabilization system designed to give the operator close to the freedom of unencumbered handheld shooting but without the hand-shake. Suitable for most camera types and configurations up to 16 pounds, Ronin uses brushless motors that work...Read More

Irradiance and Apertures of Camera Lenses by Dr. Vladan Blahnik. From The Zeiss Blog.

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Here is a grab from the very informative Zeiss Blog. Make sure to download the PDF below. “Lens aperture is – in addition to film or image sensor sensitivity – responsible for the degree of irradiance striking the image plane. In a detailed technical article ZEISS expert Dr. Vladan Blahnik shows why lens aperture depends upon object distance and explains the underlying mechanisms for several optical designs of ZEISS lenses. With many concrete illustrations the...Read More

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