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Lighting-Fast 4K Video Editing on a Small and Portable External SSD

In 2021, editing 4K, 6K, and even 8K videos has become more common, even for YouTube creators. Unfortunately, the higher-quality video also requires faster and larger hard drives. If you are looking for a 4T B external NVMe SSD that works on both Mac and Windows, you are in luck.

Viltrox APS-C Sony E Mount T1.5 Cinema Lens Set First Look

If you are looking for an affordable set of APS-C Sony E mount Cine lenses, then this article may interest you. Viltrox has just released a new set of manual focus cine lenses for Sony E-mount APS-C cameras with a minimum aperture of T1.5.

My Secret Weapon for Creative Sliding Shots

If you are looking for a compact and travel-friendly motorized camera slider to add some creative and stable shots to your videos, then you need to check out the Zeapon Micro 2 Plus motorized camera slider.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6k Pro LCD Screen White Balance Hack

In this article you will discover how to set the white balance on your Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro’s LCD screen. This will also work on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4k and Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K models as well.

Mac Color Management Tips for Davinci Resolve 17

In this article, you will discover the best video settings for editing on your iMac or Macbook Pro when you are color grading your footage in Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 17.

How to Set Up a 10-Bit External Color Grading Monitor With an iMac or MacBook

If you are looking for a way to output a 10 \-bit video signal from an iMac or a MacBook Pro, then you are in luck. In this article, you will discover everything you need to know to bypass Apple’s color management system and send a clean video signal using the Blackmagic Decklink Mini Monitor 4K.

How to Get Perfect Exposure and Accurate Color in Videos

If you have ever struggled to get perfect exposure with accurate colors in your videos, then you are not alone. But with the help of the X-Rite ColorChecker Video and DaVinci Resolve 17, you will be able to create perfect-looking videos in a fraction of the time.

Sony a7S III Versus Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro

In this article, you will discover the key differences between two very popular cameras with video shooters, the Sony a7S III and the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro. Check out the article to decide which one of these video workhorses is the right one for you.

Secrets To Getting the Orange and Teal Look in Your Videos.

It’s no secret that the orange and teal look is popular in movies and photos but getting that look without using LUTs, can seem like a mystery. Unless of course, you know exactly what steps to take in post-production. In this article, you’ll discover the secrets to getting the orange and teal look.

Super Easy Movie Color Grading in Davinci Resolve 17

If you have ever struggled to color grade your videos to look more like your favorite Hollywood blockbuster movies. Then you will definitely want to check out this color grading tutorial in DaVinci Resolve 17. The best part is you can download DaVinci Resolve for free, so let’s get started.

5 Reasons Why You Should Use the Osee 17" Field Monitor

In this article, you will discover five very compelling reasons why you should be using something like the Osee 17-inch field monitor when you are creating your videos. Because if improving the quality of your work is important to you, then you will want to check out the helpful tips in this article.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro: A Review You Need to See!

If you are looking for your first cinema camera or thinking of upgrading your current rig there are tons of options out there but if you are looking for the best bang for your buck. Then you will want to make sure you read this Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro review.

Ryzen 9 3900X Versus Intel i9-9900K: Which CPU Is Better for Creatives?

If you have been thinking of building your own desktop computer for creative work, such as photo retouching or editing 4K video, then your CPU choice is one of the main things to consider. Should you choose the new Ryzen 9 3900X 12-core CPU or the Intel i9 9900K 8-core?

Eight Seamless Video Transitions You Probably Don't Know

In this article you will discover my top five favorite smooth and seamless video transitions, you will need to master. In order to take your videos from dull and boring, to the edge of your seat exciting.