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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

Dissolve stock agency is on the edge of doom

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We have over 10 thousand stock video files on Dissolve stock agency. There has been little rejection rate till now. We are now producing more interesting, high quality and 4K files with better sales rate than we were in the

Aputure’s C300d LED light with not very bright engineering

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We’ve bought the newest and brightest light from Aputure. The Light Storm C300d LED kit + Fresnel mount. Not very cheap light, but it will serve its purpose in our video production. Because it is very bright and has ability to

Video Shooting VLOG with Smartphone Like Professional

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There are dozens of reasons why not to use a smartphone for video recording anything except own family. Lack of good sensor, no optical zoom and hardly any stabilization are just a few of the reasons. Smartphones have improved drastically in

Pocket Cinema Camera 4K 60fps from Blackmagic Design

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This will be an interesting year for small factor cameras which would support 4K 60fps record option. Blackmagic has announced a 4k 60fps RAW pocket cinema camera, which has a four-thirds sensor. It is not exactly a pocket camera anymore,

Video Production Company Outsourcing Stock Video Submissions

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Video production company working on many on-going projects is an important full-time responsibility. That is why it is almost impossible to invest time and resources into stock video. First of all, it is not profitable right away and needs a