Category: Editing

Use the free Microsoft Research Image Composite Editor to create panorama photos

Use the free Microsoft Research Image Composite Editor to create panorama photos

Microsoft Research makes their Image Composite Editor available for free. Use the ICE to create high quality panorama photos by stitching together many photos. This photo was created out of 34 photos taken on a 12 megapixel point n shoot camera – the end result, after overlaps and cropping, is a 78 megapixel image. This is a size reduced 1920...

Widely reported problems with Apple Final Cut Pro X 10.2 update

Widely reported problems with Apple Final Cut Pro X 10.2 update

Apple just introduced updates to Final Cut Pro X,  Compressor and Motion. Many who have installed the updates report that Final Cut Pro X is no longer working with AVCHD files created by at least some Panasonic cameras, and reports that some Red Epic files are not working either. There are some indications this impacts 1080p 30 fps files only;...

Lenovo security fault called reckless

Lenovo security fault called reckless

Lenovo pre-installed malware on millions of computers that broke https security for months – and then initially denied the problem. This vulnerability means systems used to log in to financial, work, online sales and other sites were compromised. Installing Superfish is one of the most irresponsible mistakes an established tech company has ever made. Reckless, careless, and appalling don’t even...

Lenovo puts malware on own systems that breaks HTTPS security

Lenovo puts malware on own systems that breaks HTTPS security

Read for the details: Lenovo Is Breaking HTTPS Security on its Recent Laptops | Electronic Frontier Foundation. This is a very serious security vulnerability and Lenovo still has no fix to ensure that https is secure. This is of interest to photographers and video shooters as the Lenovo Y50 notebook provides a 4K display screen, making it a popular choice among the...

BlackMagic Fusion 7 – Free version available for download

BlackMagic Fusion 7 – Free version available for download

Fusion 7 provides 2D/3D compositing and motion graphics:  STEREOSCOPY :: Blackmagic Fusion 7 FULL DOWNLOAD Free Version (1/1) –. Related articles Blackmagic Design Releases Fusion 7 For Free

Visual Storytelling in a 360 Virtual Reality World

Visual Storytelling in a 360 Virtual Reality World

First there were stage-based plays, then 2D films, then 3D films, and now, with Occulus Rift type viewers, 3D immersive virtual reality worlds that are 360 degrees in scope.  What does that mean for story telling? The Language of Visual Storytelling in 360 Virtual Reality. | RealVision.ae Knowledge Base and stereoscopic 3D Blog. Good points on 360 degree lighting, sound,...

World’s First 4K 3D Civil War Battle videos

World’s First 4K 3D Civil War Battle videos

I realized last night that the 4K 3D videos I posted on Youtube are the world’s first ever Civil War era battle re-enactments posted online in 4K 3D format. Kind of cool. The videos were created using dual Lumix GH-2 cameras, each shooting a 1920×1080/30p video stream. These were edited and mastered in Sony Vegas Pro and output as full...