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Clay Asbury

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Clay Asbury is an Adobe Certified Instructor for Premiere Pro and After Effects. He balances post production training with his own freelance videography/editing. Clay has been working in education and post production for 15 years. He started with Avid Media Composer and Media 100 in the 90's, before working with FCP from version 1 to version 7. He wrote the trimming chapter for the Larry Jordan book "Edit Well: Final Cut Studio Techniques form the Pros". His background is in photography, which he continues to explore, along with DSLR filmmaking.

February 20, 2014 Author:

Unlike DSLRs, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera uses a micro four thirds system that requires special lenses. Find out how micro four thirds is different – and how you can still use the BMPCC with your existing DSLR lenses. Read More

Lens Options for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

  • December 16, 2013

    Premiere Pro: Interface and Navigation Shortcuts

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    The best way to speed up your video editing is with shortcuts. In this post we share a few must-know Premiere Pro shortcuts for navigating around your timeline and video editing interface! Read More

  • December 5, 2013

    Monitor Overlays in Premiere Pro 7.1

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    Learn how to use the new monitor overlays feature in Premeire Pro – great for quickly getting shot or timeline info on the fly. Read More

  • November 21, 2013

    Adobe Audition Fundamentals for Video Editors

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    How are you mixing and sweetening your audio in post-production? In this post we explore Adobe audition as a powerful audio app for video editors. Audition can be used with many video editing apps (not just Premiere) and in this post we’ll show you how. Read More