Optimizing Film Grain for Web Output

Adding film grain gives character to the images created by DSLR’s and video cameras.  It can create moods, evoke an era, or just give a sense of style.   However, It can be frustrating to optimize film grain for Youtube, Vimeo, and

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Converting 60p or 30p footage to smooth 24p: a quick guide

24 frames per second has long been the standard frame rate for film production.  30fps and 60fps have a distinctly “video” look, which is often undesirable.  So how do you achieve this cinematic look if your camera only shoots 60 or 30fps,

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Steadicam shooting without the Steadicam

Ever wanted to get that cinematic Steadicam look to your walking shots without using any gear other than your camera and your bare hands? I’ve developed a technique for shooting smooth tracking shots by stabilizing in post with Adobe Premiere CS6 Warp

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Adobe CS6 catching up to FCP X – Launching Online at 10am PST!

Editing on the run is about to get easier for Adobe users.  Looks like they’re playing catchup to some of my favorite time-saving features in FCP X: click-less scrubbing of clips, timecode-less audio syncing, image stabilization without bouncing out to After Effects,

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