Publication: Auscam

Adobe Touch Apps

You can lead a horse to water, as the saying goes… In the same way, you can give a photographer, video editor or creative pro a tablet, but will he or she do more than fire up Angry Birds? Adobe is betting so, giving design and A/V pros an environment completely centred around touch and Cloud services. … Continue readingAdobe Touch Apps

Classic Scene: Cloverfield

Watching for tracking shots is always fun, but they work best when you don’t even realise they’re there. Director Matt Reeves’ Godzilla homage Cloverfield had a unique device that allowed him to include some impressive sequences — the story about a giant beast attacking New York was all done from the point of view of a camcorder user, Blair Witch Project-style. … Continue readingClassic Scene: Cloverfield

The Future of DVD

DVD outstripped VHS in sales and rentals in 2003, toppling the latter’s 25-year reign over home video consumption. But some believe the Digital Versatile Disc is dying out already as the world shifts towards digital video delivery. … Continue readingThe Future of DVD

YouTube: An Insider’s Guide to Climbing the Charts

It’s not until Chapter 7; Building Your Audience that the book starts to make good on the promise we interpreted from the title, not expecting shooting advice or a YouTube How-to guide (not that they’ll be unwelcome depending on your skillset). But after awhile it’s evident most of the information is just more technicalities, explaining spambots, listing the cheats and hacks you can employ but telling you why you shouldn’t and sales strategies like Google Adsense. … Continue readingYouTube: An Insider’s Guide to Climbing the Charts