Top Ten Reasons You Should Be Shooting Video

Your Camera Can Do It, So Why Can’t You? Most recent model DSLRs shoot excellent video, as do many of the smaller Mirrorless cameras. So the only thing keeping you from shooting video, is learning how to put your camera in Video Mode. Your Lenses Can Do It, Too Many DSLR and Mirrorless Lenses areContinue reading “Top Ten Reasons You Should Be Shooting Video”

Final Cut Pro X and Your Existing Mac Pro Computer

Starting Out Mac users interested in trying out video editing often start with iMovie, but given the much reduced price of Final Cut Pro with the recent Final Cut Pro X version (down from four digits to $299) it’s not long before its worth considering an upgrade to Final Cut. However, while Apple has madeContinue reading “Final Cut Pro X and Your Existing Mac Pro Computer”

WEBINAR: Video & Color for Photographers, Tuesday Nov 20, 3PM – 4PM EST

On Tuesday, Nov 20, I will be presenting an introductory webinar on Videography and Color Management for Video, intended for photographers who are considering moving into motion shooting. David Saffir will co-host this webinar, sponsored by Datacolor, as part of the Datacolor webinar series which David and I have been hosting this year. You canContinue reading “WEBINAR: Video & Color for Photographers, Tuesday Nov 20, 3PM – 4PM EST”

Dedicated Cinema Lenses and Your DSLR

Cinema Lenses; What’s the Big Deal? Standard DSLR lenses of the type you already own for your DSLR cameras work quite well for shooting video, both with DSLR bodies, and with the next step up: Cinema cameras such as those from Black Magic and Camera Red, if the lens mounts are compatible. However there areContinue reading “Dedicated Cinema Lenses and Your DSLR”

Datacolor Experts to Speak at PhotoPlus Expo-NYC

Come to PhotoPlus Expo in New York City, October 25-27 (complementary show passes from Datacolor are available here)  and see presentations by David Saffir and myself. We will be speaking at the Midwest Photo Exchange Stage. Here is the preliminary schedule for the speaking events: Thursday 10/25 11:30:  David Saffir- Screen to Print Match forContinue reading “Datacolor Experts to Speak at PhotoPlus Expo-NYC”