Best Nikon Picture Control Settings for Videography


When you ask around for the “Best Picture Control Setting” you’re bound to get many different responses – even among experts. However, we’ve tried a few different picture styles over the years and have settled in on what we like. While this is specific to Nikon Picture Control settings, similar settings can be used for Canon. Phillip Bloom (and may …

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Adobe Premiere Pro CC Vertical White Line A Feature, Not a Bug


To the surprise of many daily users of Adobe Premiere Pro CC (Creative Cloud), a vertical white line lasting one frame was inserting itself at the end of the sequence. It didn’t matter if the editor moved or extended the clip, the line remained visible. Fortunately, it’s been confirmed that this is a new ‘feature’ – not a problem or …

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Nikon D610 Has Same Live View Aperture Problem as D600

A little over a year after Nikon released the D600, the brand’s attempt at inexpensive full-frame DSLR, it quietly announced it’s replacement: the Nikon D610. Though Nikon won’t formally admit it, the main reason for the new model was to fix an issue with dust spots/oil spots on the sensor caused by the shutter mechanism. It rolled out some other …

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Inexpensive DIY Carrying Case for Sennheiser G3, or any other Wireless Lavalier Microphone

Sennheiser Wireless Lav DIY Case

There are a lot of great cases specifically designed for specialized audio and video gear – the problem is it’s often really expensive, and may or may not prove as protective or useful as a DIY option. I’ve been carrying my Sennheiser EW100ENGG3A Wireless Lavalier kit around in its original box for about a year now, and while I know …

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Videographers: Understand the D600 Live View Aperture Problem

If you’re thinking about upgrading to the newest and cheapest full-frame camera, and you shoot video either professionally, amatuerely, or somewhere in between, it’s important to know about the D600 live view aperture problem. Nikon wouldn’t call it a problem, since they designed it to work this way – but to many videographers it is a problem. The problem is …

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