DSLR Video Editing for Photographers

DSLR Video Editing in Premiere Pro CS5

Adobe Evangelist Jason Levine recently uploaded his final chapter in his 5-part series that covered DSLR Video Editing for Photographers using Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.  Previously, I passed along parts 1 through 3.  Since this is the final video in the series, I’ve embedded all 5 in this post below.

It’s good content, especially for those of us knew to the video side of DSLRs.  Enjoy.

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Elinchrom BX 500Ri Review

The Elinchrom BX 500Ri is a powerful AC monolight geared for studio use.  I think I first heard about the BXRi series from Scott Kelby at Photoshop World, and I’ve heard him rave about these lights from time to time on his blog and elsewhere.  So if the big guy likes’em, they’ve got to be good, right?  Well, after spending some time with a pair of these big dogs, I have to agree wholeheartedly with Scott – they are pretty darn slick. [Read more…]

Free Webinar: Handy Tips to Improve Your Photography

Manfrotto School of Xcellence

Manfrotto School of Xcellence is putting on another free webinar this Friday, October 8 at 2PM ET.  The Webinar is titled “Handy Tips to Improve Your Photography. From Automatic to Almost Manual” and is hosted by Italian photographer Marc De Tollenaere.

You can register for the free webinar on Manfrotto’s website.

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Panasonic G10 Review

The Panasonic G10 is a 12.1MP Micro Four Third camera.  As you may know, Micro Four Thirds cameras like the G10 operate without the bulky mirror between the image sensor and lens.

Unlike the Panasonic GF1, the G10 features a traditional hand grip and body styling similar to what you see on DSLR cameras (like the Canon Rebel T2i and Nikon D5000).  Don’t be fooled though, the G10 is no brick.  To the contrary, it is light, nimble and easy to carry.

Packaged with a 14-42mm kit lens, the Panasonic G10 delivers a lot of power at a sub-par price of under $600.  (Note: At the time of this review, the G10 is well under that mark from B&H Photo thanks to a $100 instant rebate.) [Read more…]