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Favourite Gadgets of 2012

Favourite Gadgets of 2012

This year has been full of many different wonderful gadgets, gear and and amazing software.  Many of these things I had to own, many of these I just could not fit into my budget no matter how hard I tried. But now that 2012 is coming to a close, I thought I would...
Initial Impressions of GoPro Hero 3 Black

Initial Impressions of GoPro Hero 3 Black

While on a business trip to San Diego CAlifornia, I was able to get my hands on a GoPro Hero 3 Black edition. I had been wanting one of these for some time. Plus while being stateside, I figured I could save a few dollars and pick up one there. The Go Pro Hero 3 Black...
Windows 8 & GoPro Hero 3 Black

Windows 8 & GoPro Hero 3 Black

As you all know, I have started using Windows 8. It is has a great new interface and a much needed bump in speed over previous generations. This is great news for most of us, as we can now expect software manufactures to develop faster and more intuitive programs....
Windows 8 and Post Production

Windows 8 and Post Production

It has finally released the long anticipated  Microsoft’s Windows 8.  It has a drastic redesign that is exciting many people, and also has the potential to increase PC sales. Windows 8 represents a fundamental shift in the way Microsoft traditional Windows...
Biggest Nightmares for Editors

Biggest Nightmares for Editors

Halloween is just around corner, and what better time to talk about what scares editors the most. Editors from around the world all have nightmares but they all differ. I thought this would be a perfect opportunity to share with you some of my own fears while working...
Exciting Cameras from Photokina

Exciting Cameras from Photokina

Photokina has been a very exciting show this year. There have been so many new exciting camera releases, it’s been very hard to keep track of them all. However, 2 of these cameras have stood out to me as a photographer and filmmaker, these being the Canon 6D,...
Biggest Tip When Setting Up an Avid Suite

Biggest Tip When Setting Up an Avid Suite

Recently I have been  asked by colleagues and students for tips on setting up an Avid Editing suite.  My response could have been easily just directing them to the Avid System requirements page, however I always feel that leaves the question unanswered. I often try to...
Creating a Montage

Creating a Montage

Summer is over, back to school shopping has begun, and the Toronto International Film Festival is around the corner.  Summer was wonderful and it blew past really fast. Over the last couple of months I had taken tons of photos and video of friends, family gatherings,...
Getting The Most Out of Your Computer

Getting The Most Out of Your Computer

Getting the most out of computer is essential these days. With the introduction of various technological advancements in cameras, pushing your computer to its limits is even more important. For years the best way to get more out of pc was to add ram, or to hack the...
High Speed Cameras for the Olympics

High Speed Cameras for the Olympics

The Olympics just a few days away many people will be getting ready to capture all the glory and disappointments on camera.  This year capturing slow motion will be even more popular than ever at the Olympic games. Many people will be turning to various cameras from...