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New Mocha being served up

Music to the ears of Adobe’s After Affects and Premiere Pro users (and potentially other ears too; read on!) as Imagineer Systems is releasing a sort of “halfway house” version of its Mocha product, which will sit between the version bundled with After Effects CC and...

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Video Review: Rode Blimp (redesigned for 2014)

The wind. It’s a particular bugbear of ours when filming and presumably yours too else you wouldn’t be reading this review. As brilliant as microphones are these days, the sensitive little things can’t help but be upset by even a breath of air across their...

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Video Review: Rycote “Super Softie” windjammer

For years, possibly since the beginning of time itself, microphone windjammers have been almost uniform in their design. Lots of long fur wrapped around the mic = minimal wind intrusion whilst permitting maximum recorded sound. Now, Rycote – a UK company that’s pretty much synonymous...

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Atomos Ninja Star explodes into life

The self-proclaimed “world’s smallest ProRes recorder”, Atomos’ new Ninja Star, is now being shipped to dealers after being announced with much fanfare at NAB earlier in the year. The Star is a tiny solid-state video recorder designed to be bolted into drone aircraft – or...

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Review: Rycote Lyre Mic Mounts

It is quite telling that when we at Tubeshooter film a video about better sound recording for your films, it doesn’t get anything like as many views as one about the low light performance of the latest camcorder. People are obsessed with low light –...

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Video Review: Rycote Shotgun mic Lyre suspension

Rycote’s Lyre technology for suspending a microphone so as to minimise handling noise has been applied across a variety of products from boom poles to on-camera mics. Here we test the version for handheld shotgun microphones. Buy one from Amazon UK at http://amzn.to/1vde59g and we get a...

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New tools for YouTube Creators

New features aplenty are on their way for video creators using YouTube. The company took to the stage at VidCon, and to its blog, to announce some fairly substantial updates. Specifically: A brand new App – for Android only at the moment though an iOS...