Technology

New Rugged Samsung Memory Cards for Creators

Posted on
Samsung PRO Plus and EVO Plus cards

Samsung have announced a new series of memory cards, SD cards to be specific, aimed at content creators and photographers/videographers. The news series, actually two, are: PRO Plus and EVO plus: Both classes of cards are UHS-I U3 cards, and they have been designed for photographers/videographers, content creators in mind. These new cards have been […]

After Effects

Export with Transparent Background from After Effects

Posted on

When you putting your videos or animations together inside After Effects, at times you’ll have transparency. You may have seen transparency before, maybe in Photoshop, represented as a checkerboard: Looking at the screenshot above, I’ve circled the button where you can enable Transparency Grid. And, when exporting this composition, you may want to keep this […]

Video Editing

How Much RAM do I need for Video Editing?

Posted on
RAM memory

RAM memory has a big impact on your work when you’re editing video (or doing pretty much anything else for that matter). As a video editor, you are relying on your software/hardware (computer) as much as you do with cameras (if you’re shooting videos as well). RAM memory is as important to a video editor […]

Photography

World’s 1st F1.0 Mirrorless Lens

Posted on
Fujifilm XF 50mm F1.0 WR

Fujifilm while back announced that they were going to release an F1.0 50mm lens for their XF system. And now, they have formally announced this beautiful lens – Fujifilm XF 50mm F1.0 WR – world’s first F1.0 lens for a mirrorless camera. This world’s first F1.0 lens for a mirrorless camera is also Fuji’s 35th […]

Images

2M High-Quality Photos from Unsplash

Posted on
2M images Unsplash

Unsplash, an online library, Free, is widely known for a variety of images and its huge library of images available. And, as anyone who has heard about Unsplash, they also know Unsplash as a huge library of images which are available absolutely free – under Creative Commons Zero license – Creative Commons Zero license. And […]

Cameras

AP to use Sony Cameras Only

Posted on
Sony Alpha camera

The Associated Press, one of the most prestigous news agencies, and one of the biggest as well, have announced their cooperation with Sony Imaging. What this means is that from now, The Associated Press photographers and videographers will be solely supplied with cameras by Sony Imaging. And this applies to photographers all around the world. […]

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe send critical security updates

Posted on
Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe have sent critical security updates to some of their Creative Cloud applications – namely Prelude, Photoshop, and Bridge. These updates patch some of critical vulnerabilities, some of them being able to enable threats on some computers. Adobe addressed 12 vulnerabilities, which were discovered by Mat Powell from Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative. According to […]

Technology

Photo & Video Editing on Microsoft Surface Pro (5)?

Posted on
After Effects and Premier Pro on Microsoft Surface Pro

One of the very common questions I see people asking everyone, including a variety of communities and groups is a question of what computer to use for photo and video editing – in this case, being an Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor – I’ll be using Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, and Photoshop. Let me […]

Technology

New H.266 Codec to Reduce File Size by 50%

Posted on

The company that helped develop H.264 and H.265 codecs, Fraunhofer, developed a new codec together with Sony, Apple, Microsoft, Intel, namely H.266. The new H.266 codec is said to reduce the file size as much as by half – that’s 50% of the original file size. This will allow video files to be much smaller […]

Technology

400TB Tape Media Drive from Fujifilm

Posted on

When we think about storing data nowadays, tape media is probably the last thing you would think about. I mean everyone’s gone digital, right? We as consumers have definitely gone digital but not as much when it comes to archiving data. However, tape data is what is being used for data storage. It’s a critical […]