Author Archives: VideoMaster

Finally removed our old stock footage from iStockphoto/Getty

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We stopped uploading to iStockphoto/Getty images many years ago. We also pointed out why uploading any visual media to istockphoto is a waste of time and longterm destroying the industry. Their price strategy is destroying the stock media industry. Getting

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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It has been a long and interesting year. Finally, we can conclude it with a spoiler about what we are preparing for the next year. Because we are building coaching content, we didn’t have much time to write articles on

Downsized SD quality stock video footage on Pond5

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At the beginning of December, Pond5 stock agency has added a downsized SD stock video footage option to buy. This has been awaited for many years. And we even considered adding downsized version manually to our existing database. Now we don’t

The Magic Button At Shutterstock

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If you aren’t sure about the capping system Shutterstock is applying to the contributor, then this latest jaw-dropping fiasco will open your eyes. There was something very fishy going on in time of the American holiday somewhere between 22. and

The Future of Full Frame 4K 60fps Video Cameras

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The years of 2018/2019 will be very interesting for products with full frame 4K 60fps video/photo cameras. At this moment there isn’t a single camera that could handle 4K 60fps at no crop in full frame. You do have a

Test PC/MAC video rendering performance with defined Adobe Premiere Project

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While looking for a rendering performance test samples all over the internet, we only found different software for measuring raw computer performance for the graphics card, processor and drives. Not a single test gives a sense of video rendering capabilities

Three years of identical number of sales at Shutterstock

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There was a lot of speculation about a stock agency Shutterstock sales capping. Most of them were just an observation instinct because of strange sales patterns. But now we have a clear proof that sales capping is a thing. We’ve been

Stock footage agencies useless video codec selection

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The stock footage industry has the most thoughtless demands for video codecs they support. Most of them are very old, some are very editing unfriendly for buyers, some don’t support 4K and one codec is only available only on Apple computers.

Mirrorless camera rig or professional video camera?

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Why do most filmmakers and videographers love to buy a mirrorless camera and then rigged it up until it is completely unrecognized? Because of the price? Simplicity? Variety of fieldwork? Or do we just like to have a lot of bothersome