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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

  • August 27, 2011

    FCPX New Feature: Find and Replace Title Text

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    In Final Cut Pro X, Apple has included a new “Find and Replace” tool for text elements. Now you can make global changes to text or very quickly locate specific words that appear in your video projects. A very nice addition to FCPX! Read More

  • August 17, 2011

    3D Video Comes to Final Cut Pro X!

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    3D work inside Final Cut Pro X is now possible with Dashwood Cinema Solutions Stereo3D Toolbox Light Edition! This plugin is a powerful toolset for stereoscopic work and can also be used with earlier FCP versions, Motion and After Effects. Read More

  • August 16, 2011

    20 FREE Online Stock Video Sites!

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    Find high quality, FREE stock footage in our roundup of the best 20 free stock video websites. From nature B-roll to HD tech background graphics, these sites have a wide selection of clips… and they’re all FREE! Read More

  • August 9, 2011

    Blackmagic Releases DaVinci Lite, A Free Color Correction App for Mac

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    Blackmagic Design releases DaVinci Resolve Lite, a FREE version of it’s powerful color grading application. Although more limited than the full version, Lite provides a risk free opportunity to work with Resolve’s robust toolset. Read More

  • August 9, 2011

    Top 20 Tips for Creating A Successful Demo Reel

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    Looking to create a highly-effective & creative demo reel? Whether you’re an editor, director, animator or director of photography, follow our demo reel tips and position yourself for success! Read More

  • July 29, 2011

    GET is Gone! AV3 Discontinues the FCP Phonetic Search Support Application

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    AV3, makers of the Final Cut Pro support application “GET”, have confirmed that they have discontinued that product. The award-winning phonetic search tool was an editing time-saver and a terrific companion to Final Cut Pro. Read More