In late 2011 I made a short, The Crane Life. It was an example of what could be created from four small time lapse sequences, shot in pairs, during one visit to a job site. Lots of promise for what was to be an ongoing series documenting a construction project in Manhattan. In theory we [...]
Back in April I did a blog post about the Canon 5D Mark III and highlight issues within Aperture. I was seeing anomalies at the extremes of highlight recovery either due to exposure or the presence of highly saturated colors. This affected Canon 5D Mark III raw files but I don’t know if [...]
Update 9/25/12 – Aperture 3.4 corrects the highlight issue described below.
Right on the heels of the Apple Digital Camera Raw update I processed an assignment shot on Thursday morning with the 5D Mark III in Aperture.
If anything the files look wonderful and feel very film-like.
All good, that is [...]
For those on the wait, Apple just issued Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.12 adding support for the Canon 5D Mark III. You can now process 5D Mark III files in Aperture (and iPhoto for that matter.) The update is available through Software Update in the System Preferences.
I had a shoot [...]
Friday night, somewhat on a whim, I decided to upgrade my Mac Pro to Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. Lest that seem haphazard or foolhardy it wasn’t quite that spontaneous. A Mac Pro has four drive bays and I always have a full clone of my primary HD with the OS. I also made sure [...]
Canon E1 plugin for Final Cut Pro is coming (timed to NAB.) It will not require the memory card’s root structure to be present. This should open the door to saving and organizing clips in something like Aperture prior to working with them in FCP.
Release date via Canon [...]
Gourmet food trucks are all rage in New York City and this past December Middlebury Magazine asked me to pay a visit to recent graduate David Belanich. David and his partners founded Joyride Trucks, rehabbing a former FedEx delivery van to bring frozen yogurt and Stumptown coffee to the streets of [...]
- Canon C300 Workflow - FCP, FCP X, Avid & Premiere
- Canon C300: FCP X vs. XF Utility for Backup/Archive
- Stopping Short of Rails
- Quick & Easy: Batch Canon C300 MXF to MOV via FCP X
- Canon 24mm f/1.4L II & 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II Lenses
- Aperture 2 - Custom Web Pages
- Aperture 3, Too Sharp? Tweak the Default
- 5D Mark III - Quick Initial Thoughts
- The End of the Affair