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December 10, 2015

Encryption In Video Production

It seems like for the last few years, on an almost monthly basis, we are alerted to some major company getting "hacked," and all of our credit card and private information is stolen- major box retailers, healthcare providers, and even two of the three major credit companies. Couple that with the Edward Snowden NSA revelations, and the celebrity nude photo leaks, and there's…
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December 10, 2015

The 3-2-1 Backup Solution for Filmmaking

Filmmaking is stressful. Filmmaking is not "usually," not "often," and not "sometimes" stressful, it is stressful. The stress comes from coordinating anywhere from a handful of people to hundreds, the complexity of locations and communication, the opinions of everyone who wants to be involved, and the nuances of everything that is in and out of control. Producing a film shoot can be like throwing a wedding…
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December 8, 2015

How To Apply Matte Photography Effect in Photos and Videos

The Matte Photography effect has been a popular image setting recently in the web, particularly because it gives pictures a vintage feel of classic chemical prints, or like the picture was printed in a design-focused magazine. Instagram and a plethora of photography mobile apps proliferated distorted camera effects to peoples daily pictures, so most publishers and photography bloggers sought to find…
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February 18, 2014

5 Steps To Optimize Video For The Web

Videos Can Be Optimized Almost As Well As Text Video has always been a complicated matter on the web, as it demands dedication from the creator to make something good, time commitment from the audience to watch, speed and power from both the web server and user-end, and labor from search engine crawlers to understand if it's what their users…
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February 4, 2014

Clean Footage: How To Get the Most Out of Your DSLR Camera

Over the years of creating videos from various formats and sources, and especially from various cameras, there’s a chain of command I like to implement in the workflow to get the best quality out of all assets. Especially when working with DSLR footage (when the imaging sensor was not particular designed for shooting video), part of the process is just…
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