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Latest Australian Videocamera e-Magazine now available! And its FREE!

Yes, a whole e-Magazine of video and film making goodness you can download for FREE is now available. Stories include: This week’s major industry news stories plus … New Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 […]

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DJI RS-3 Combo Gimbal Kit – First Looks Pt 2

Once you have the gimbal assembled, the next step is to balance it with your specific camera. This is usually a four-part process and involves putting the camera on the quick release plate, removing things such as lens caps, straps and whatever, and adding anything that is to be on the camera eg a light, mic or other accessory. […]

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Music Creation / Libraries. An overview of Smartsound Sonicfire 6

Unlike a simple library of songs and tunes, Sonicfire 6 allows you to actually dig into the music and play with it to create something absolutely unique. You can change the length and it automatically adjusts accordingly, play around with tempos and timing, fiddle around with the instruments used and most importantly in specific tracks, alter what is called “Mood Mapping”. […]

Case Studies

A welcome side benefit …

I have discovered there are 3rd party add on “packs” for the Loupedeck CT (and other consoles such as the upcoming Loupedeck Live S and current Streamdeck) for a whole swag of programs. These include Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Cakewalk and Cubase, Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom and Premiere Pro, Cinema 4D and Blender, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Excel and Word and more […]

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Adobe After Effects. You need to try it. (It’s not THAT hard…). You’re welcome!

Simply, it is a program that allows you to change the properties of an object over time top create a video clip. A property can be a shape, colour or size as demonstrated here, but it could equally be an image, a pixel, a mathematical expression – anything that can be applied to an “object” is effectively a property. And the possibilities are endless. […]