Odyssey 7Q+ 4k Video Recorder and Monitor

Though it’s not the newest piece of gear on the market, it’s solid, and it is reliable. The Odyssey 7Q+ is an industry standard 4K video recorder and monitor that has been used by professional film makers for several years. Toted as the best ProRes and Raw video recorder on the market, the Odyssey 7Q+ is a feature rich professional recording monitor. Some of the most notable features are the multiple SDI inputs, HDMI inputs, and the HDMI and SDI outputs, allowing it to connect quickly to different cameras and devices.

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Creating Smoke and Diamond Free Motion Background

Motion Backgrounds brings you another great after effects tutorial featuring a brand new free motion background. In this adobe after effects tutorial, the Red Giant plugin Trapcode Particular is used to create this free animated background.
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Using Radio Waves in After Effects

Motion Backgrounds launched its very first adobe after effects tutorial. In this tutorial, a free motion background is created using a popular plugin called Radio Waves. Radio Waves is a very dynamic plugin that has unlimited options for creating unique backgrounds.

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Should You Work For Free

Do you want the quick answer, then no, or if you want the long answer, then yes. Regardless, the answer to this question gets complicated fast when friends find out about your talents, family asks for favors, or the company you work for finds out you do photography on the side. Life already has a habit of eating away at all your free time, and to burden yourself with unwanted, time-consuming side projects that don’t compensate you are hardly worth the effort.

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Digital Anarchy Transcriptive Video Plugin

Digital Anarchy’s newest video plugin Transcriptive is finally out. This new powerful video plugin for Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects takes does in minutes, what it would take a team of workers to do in days. Full automated using Speechmatics or IBM Watson, this new plugin has been released by Digital Anarchy and is powerful. I have bought it and use for all my transcription work and it has saved me hours of time. What this plugin does export the audio from any sequence or timeline and sends it to one of those two transcription engines, Speechmatics or IBM Watson. Within a few minutes, you receive an email saying that this transcription has finished followed by a complete layout of time codes with their individual blocks of text.

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Reviewing The Sony A7s II

We all know the importance of using a good camera. When the right moment comes, you need a camera that is reliable, high quality, and going to be something that you are proud of. The Sony A7s II fits this bill. If you can afford this camera, coming in at just under $3000, this full frame camera is going to deliver a powerful image. With 12.2 megapixel images, and BIONZ X Image Processor, the images this camera produces are maintain crispness, as well as detail.

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Shooting Professional Aerial Video

With the onslaught of access to drones in the past few years, it is easy to find aerial footage of nearly anything imaginable. With aerial drones as cheap as a few hundred dollars, for instance, the new DJI Spark, or even the Mavic Pro, 4k, hd, and high quality images are as simple as a push of a button, or simpler due to the Spark’s new features that uses hand motions to take pictures. With the innovative technology comes the skilled and the unskilled videographer trying out their skills in the skies.

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4 Tips For Filming A Music Video

Music videos are one of the neatest ways to release a new song to the world. Not only does it highlight the artist, it can visually set the tone for what type of music is going to be played. The shadows, colors, tones, and angles all affect the direction in which the artist wants to take the viewer. We live in a day in which nearly anyone can shoot and produce a music video for a band, whether a small local garage band, or a Nashville platinum record artist.

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