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May 21, 2010Z-Finder review

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Z-Finder review

I’ve just received delivery of my Zacuto Z-Finder, the much talked about accessory for DSLR style cameras. Most of you will probably know that the Z-Finder allows you to turn the LCD screen on your digital camera into a viewfinder. The version i purchased includes the Gorilla Plate which provides a more secure mounting system […]

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May 10, 2010House Teaser Out

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The teaser for the new season of the American TV show House is now out.  What makes this so special is that this series is shot on a Canon 5Dmkii, similar to the 7D camera that I use for my own productions.  This is the first mainstream TV show to use DSLR cameras.  Previous episodes […]

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May 6, 2010Slovenia Mountainbike World Cup

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The 2010 downhill mountain bike world cup season is about to kick off and i’ll be heading over to Slovenia for round one of the series working along side John Lawlor to produce team videos for both Specialized and Santa Cruz. We’ll also be getting footage for Clay Porters next mtb documentary based on the […]

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February 6, 2010Using ContourHD 1080p footage with FCP

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Using ContourHD 1080p footage with FCP

I’ve just been testing out a ContourHD 1080p video camera. I tried to import the footage into Final Cut Pro to edit but it turns out the ContourHD records to a strange h.264 format which is not the best for editing. The work-around I did for this was to transcode the files to another format […]

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September 29, 2009PAL FCP project to NTSC DVD conversion

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I have been working on a mountainbike documentary which is about 65 minutes long.  Everything was shot in PAL HDV format.  The problem came when i went to figure out distribution of the film.  It turns out that NTSC would be the best format for international distribution since most Pal players will play NTSC disks. […]

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August 9, 2009Correcting grades in Apple Color 1.5

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I have been using Apple’s Color to grade the Biking DVD I am working on and have been getting on quite well with it.  Problems started happening when I had sent my rendered files back to FCP and wanted to make corrections.  The normal route for this is to open the Color file again, make […]

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March 13, 2009Publish from iphone test

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Publish from iphone test

Just a test to see if publishing from the wordpress app on the iPhone works properly.

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December 25, 2008Bean Boozled Jelly Beans

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Bean Boozled Jelly Beans

Most of you have probably tried out Jelly Belly jelly beans with their realistic flavours. Well Fuzz got me a pack of Bean Boozled beans that are much more fun. They have a mixture of the regular Jelly Belly flavours, but they also include some really disgusting flavours that have the same appearance as the regular ones, so you could be getting Peach or […]

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December 21, 2008Transcode footage using multiple machines with Qmaster

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If you are using Final Cut Studio you could easily miss out on the advantage of using multiple processors to transcode your footage in compressor because it is not automatically turned on by default. The easiest way of doing this is to check the QuickCluster check box when installing Final Cut Studio. Once installed open up system […]

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