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April 4, 2012 Author:

Get a good look at your DSLR viewfinder without breaking the bank. Learn how you can improve your outdoor shots by creating your own DIY DSLR viewfinder in only a few minutes! Read More

How to Create a DIY Viewfinder for Your DSLR

  • October 22, 2011

    Setting up for Multi-camera Editing in Avid Media Composer: Part 1 of 2

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    Setting yourself up for multi-camera editing in Avid Media Composer is a breeze. Check out this tutorial to find out how! (This is Part 1 of a 2-part tutorial series on multi-camera editing.) Read More

  • October 18, 2011

    Managing Transition Behavior in Final Cut Pro X

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    When you add transitions in Final Cut Pro X, the default behavior is to use material already edited in the Timeline, rather than to use material from your shots’ handles. This makes the duration of your A-side and B-side shots—as well as the entire sequence—shorter with each transition you apply. Check out this tutorial to discover why this probably isn’t the best workflow, as well as how to switch this behavior back to traditional methods. Read More

  • October 11, 2011

    Working with Markers in Final Cut Pro X

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    Adding markers is a great way to share information about your sequence with others, or to remind yourself of things you need to do. In Final Cut Pro X, there are quite a few marker-related shortcuts that will serve you well. Read More