Sony Releases New Workflow Guides for Working with RAW and XAVC 4K Footage

Sony Workflow Guide

Sony has released version 2 of its RAW, XAVC, and HDCAM SR File workflow guide for Sony CineAlta cameras. The workflow guide addresses every stage of production, including on-stage look management, footage transfer and backup, dailies, edit and color grading. The workflow guide looks at just about every popular third-party solution and doesn’t just stick with Sony’s own. [Read more...]

Adobe Lightroom or Apple Aperture?

Adobe Lightroom vs. Aperture Lightroom

If you are regular reader here, you may have picked up on the fact that I use Adobe Lightroom almost exclusively as an editor for RAW images.  I’m curious as to how Photography Bay’s readers break down between the two big third-party RAW editing apps – Adobe Lightroom and Apple Aperture.

Hit the poll below and let us know which you use. [Read more...]

Gale Tattersall on CreativeLIVE Talking HDSLR Workflow

Heads up to everyone who wants to get more into HDSLR video capture – Gale Tattersall is on CreativeLIVE this weekend with a full 3-days of HDSLR instruction. If you aren’t familiar with the name, Tattersall is the Director of Photography for House.  He shot the House season finale last year with the 5D Mark II.

It’s free while running live and will be available for download afterwards for a fee.  Details about the program are here on CreativeLIVE.  The free live stream is here on CreativeLIVE.

Photo Mechanic 4.6.5 Released

Camera Bits has released an updated version of Photo Mechanic.  Version 4.6.5 adds a number of new features to the powerful workflow software, including live ingest, embed GPS coordinates in photos, new upload templates for secure FTP, Amazon S3, Flickr, SmugMug, Zenfolio and more.

You can download or learn more about Photo Mechanic 4.6.5 on Camera Bits website.

Deal Alert: Drobo for $299

B&H is back with another round of markdowns on Drobo units and kits.  The 4-bay Drobo has a $100 discount and rings in at $299, while other Drobo units have serious markdowns as well.  This time around B&H beats Amazon’s $332 price by a good margin.  The full list is below. [Read more...]

Free Color Managed Workflow Webinar on 3/17/10

Color Management Webinar

Manfrotto and Datacolor are putting on a free online webinar that will offer tips on controlling color accuracy and using Datacolors Spyder3 color management products.  The free webinar will take place on Wednesday, March 17th from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT.

You can register for the webinar at the following link:

http://spyder.datacolor.com/manfrotto_webinar.php

They’ll also be giving away some free prizes to live listeners.  Your registration counts as your entry.

More details below. [Read more...]