I recently got together for a G+ Hangout with Sports and Portrait Photographer Carol Schlintz and LA Based ProTog Steven Lynch (who are a couple of my colleagues and fellow “Hybrid Heroes” from DiscoverMirrorless.com) to talk about video editing basics and how to use Adobe Premiere Pro. Steven does an excellent walkthrough of the basics of editing and how to navigate the Adobe Premiere Pro workspace. Although it’s technically a “Pro” tool, Adobe Premiere Pro is easy enough to be used by beginners, but it’s also chock full of advanced features that make it a perfect choice for those looking [More]
Via DIYPhotography –  Looks like Adobe is unlocking the vault and allowing people to download and older version of their vaunted creative suite.  Granted, it’s not CS6, but the 2005 version (aka CS2) still kicks plenty of backside, and if you haven’t gotten into using Adobe’s tools, this is a great way to get your feet wet and learn the premier photo and video editing software on the planet. DIYP writes:  It is not the latest version, but rather the 2005 CS2 version, but it rocked back then and it still rocks today if you are looking for a free [More]
SLRLounge posted a great head to head test of their  ASUS G75VW-DS73 and their Apple MacBook Pro Retina for overall real-time video editing and output performance between our two machines within Adobe Premiere CS6.  Popular perception says that the Mac will be superior to the PC in virtually every way.  In an earlier test, SLRLounge tested the MacBook Pro and ASUS performance using Lightroom 4, where the MacBook Pro edged out the ASUS by a margin of around 10-15% due to the MBP’s faster CPU.  But will the tricked out ASUS, with it’s top of the line graphics card and [More]
Here’s a collection of some of the Best Photo Apps for your iPad. Some really cool stuff here 1. CameraBag The New York Times says “If you buy just one filter app, make it CameraBag.” – Dramatically enhance your photos using the many classic camera and film simulations in CameraBag. It’s like having a dozen unique cameras all in one app! CameraBag focuses on emulating styles and processes from some of the most interesting cameras of the past to enhance the mood of an image, and the results are stunning.The cameras included in CameraBag are:”Helga” – Square-format toy camera with [More]
Suzette Allen is a highly renowned (and incredibly talented) photographer and educator who is now one of our colleagues on DiscoverMirrorless.com, and she just put up a great post on How To Edit Your Video Clips in Lightroom 4. Suzette writes:  Use Lightroom to trim your video clips. It’s fast and easy. Need more than one clip from a single video file, just press Ctrl/Cmd + ‘ (apostrophe) to make a virtual copy and trim out your additional clip. To see Jasmine’s entire show >>CLICK HERE<< Music for the show from Triple Scoop Music (Read Article and see more from [More]
MC Contributor Will Crockett (DiscoverMirrorless.com) talks video editing.  As video becomes more and more popular (and with the ease of producing HD videos of breathtaking quality using mirrorless cameras, it IS becoming more and more popular!), people are continually asking us if there’s an easy to use, easy to learn way to make the most out of your videos. Here’s what Will has to say about whether you should learn video editing or just skip it:  Can you create the cool hybrid eProducts like we talk about on discovermirrorless.com without using elaborate video editing software like Adobe Premier or Final [More]