Canon Introduces Two New Lenses


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When it comes to Canon glass, the camera maker is definitely pushing state of the art. This week, Lake Success introduced a pair new lenses that will make filmmakers and broadcast videographers thrilled, because of their improvements in fighting chromatic aberration … [Read more...]

Apple Confirms iPhone Event, Hints Deeper Siri Integration


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) One tech reporter said last week that the closer we get to an iPhone announcement, the more accurate the rumors seem to be, and that all starts off with the date of the event itself. The rumors had said that it would likely be in early September - which is not that … [Read more...]

Turn Your iPad Into A Post-Production Tool With These Apps

iPad NLE

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you have an iPad lying around, and you need an excuse to use it for something other than updating Facebook, why not turn it into an editing tool for cutting your next feature? Check out this cool list of apps that can do just that. … [Read more...]

Updated: Blackmagic Event In Burbank Featuring Blair Witch Filmmaker


Update: The Fusion 8 public beta is now available. You can download it here. By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) So I was able to get out of my office today and head down to beautiful, downtown Burbank (well, near the airport anyway) and attend Blackmagic's L.A./Burbank event, where I was able to … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Blackmagic’s DaVinci Resolve 12 Studio Beta – Part 1

Resolve 12

By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 12 Beta and DaVanci Resolve 12 Studio Beta are here. How are they? Let’s take a look. I loved Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve 11. It is a powerful piece of software, but it had a learning curve attached to it, especially for … [Read more...]

Nikon’s Huge Len Sale, Up To $400 Off, Ending Soon

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When it comes to photography, there are only a handful brand names that come to mind and Nikon is up there with the best. Of course, I've always been firmly in the camp of any camera that is only as good as its glass, and through the end of August, Nikon has had … [Read more...]

Apple Updates Logic Pro X, Introduces Alchemy Software


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Apple has updated Logic Pro X to include a ton of new features including the eagerly awaited Alchemy software sythesizer, which promises to give musicians and audio engineers some really cool new synths that are not only ground breaking, but also old school as well. … [Read more...]

Red Giant Bolsters Universal Infrastructure For Higher Security Initiative

Red Giant Link Security Update

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Red Giant is working to beef up the security infrastructure for many of its online centric apps, and in doing so, may leave users of older versions of their software faced with either upgrading their Link interface, or not being able to sign in and access their … [Read more...]

Is The RED WEAPON The Ultimate Action Camera?

Peter Jackson seems to approve of the new Weapon design.

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Have we been sitting on the best GoPro Killer of all time and didn't even know it? I mean, forget about having a GoPro Session with a small, square waterproof camera that you can attach to your helmet. Or that you can take to the skies with a DJI Phantom 3 and get … [Read more...]

MacVideo Puts HitFilm 3 Pro On Sale

HitFilm 3 Pro

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you missed your opportunity to get the free version of HitFilm 2 Express, MacVideo has put the fully featured HitFilm 3 Pro, the all-in-one editing and compositing suite on sale for 50% off. And that's kinda the same thing ... sort of. … [Read more...]

YouTube Increases Royalty Free Audio Library


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) YouTube has increased the size of their royalty free audio library by nearly ten fold. That's good news for filmmakers and YouTubers, who now have even more choice for adding a soundtrack to their videos that won't run afoul of any copyright claims. … [Read more...]

Is an 8K Panasonic GH5 On Its Way Next Year?

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  By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Is an 8K Panasonic GH5 coming next year? Well, the GH4 was only announced last year, so while getting a new Lumix GH model every other year by Panasonic is always alluring, is there a market for 8K outside of the hard core professional realm? … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Editing With The Logitech G13 Gaming Keypad

Logitech's G13 keys.

By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) A gaming keypad makes editing your project faster by not having to jump around your main keyboard for quick keys. The Logitech G13 is one such gameboard. Let's take a look. A gaming keypad is a small keyboard with multiple programmable-buttons. These are not … [Read more...]

Lighting 101: How To Make DIY Barn Doors For Work Lights, Part 2


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last time, we outlined how to create temporary barn doors for your work lights using aluminum baking pans. Good to use in a pinch, I grant, but likely won't take much abuse over the long haul.  So part two of our Barn Door tutorials will showcase a more long term … [Read more...]

New Camera Could Make Overexposure A Thing Of The Past


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Have you ever ended up with the perfect shot, except it came out overexposed? It can be maddening knowing that you'll have to squeeze out every bit of detail in post in order to overcome the bright ambient light that somehow missed your notice. Well, MIT has created a … [Read more...]

DIRECTV Shows Off 4K Genie DVR


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last year, DIRECTV literally launched their 4K service with a string of satellites in geostationary orbit. Now they have a brand new DVR that brings Genie's capability to play multiple streams into a 4K world. And it's so small, you could bring it with you anywhere … [Read more...]

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