I’ve recently added second editing and color grading workstation to my office. While building my new set-up, I was looking at the latest and best options for my monitors. I know I wanted to have a dual monitor set-up with a ultra-wide monitor for my editing timeline, and the second monitor that I can use for my full screen display and color reference. Continue reading BEST 4K Display for Video & Photo Professionals
Although I’m happy with my current monitor, I’ve been told that I should give ultra-wide monitors a shot. Having extra screen space is very appealing, so I, of course, was intrigued. Continue reading Best Ultra-Wide Monitors for Video Editing
In this video I wanted to show you a custom-built video editing machine that so far has been able to handle anything I throw at it. Continue reading Custom 4K, 6K, 8K Video Editing Computer
Color grading is challenging enough, but it is much more so when you don’t have a professional monitor. There are many good monitors out there, but they cost thousands of dollars. I wasn’t quite prepared to spend that much money, though. Continue reading Best video and photo editing monitor: here’s what I bought
Early this year I bought the Asus GL553VD, a budget gaming laptop that is also a capable video editing machine (here is my full review of it). I really wanted a laptop with a spacious solid-state drive, but rather than buy a computer with such a drive, I chose a model that is easy upgradeable. This way I could get what I wanted, without breaking the bank. Continue reading Boosting my editing laptop with m.2 SSD
So, recently I got a new editing machine – the Asus GL553 laptop. Please check out the video below to see why I bought this particular laptop and how well it performs when editing 4K video. Continue reading Editing 4K video with a budget gaming laptop – My Asus GL553
I previously did a few posts about my upgraded 4K video editing laptop (see here, here and here), and my raw 4K video editing desktop build. Continue reading Custom Video Editing Machine from Z Workstations
As it is always the case with Apple product launches, there was a lot of buzz generated by yesterday’s launch of MacBook Pro laptops – especially since the Pro line had not been significantly changed in a few years.
Well, those who feared small incremental changes were proved wrong. Apple has taken some bold decisions and has introduced big advances in their Pro laptops. Now, whether all these changes will be welcomed by Applle fans is to be seen. Continue reading The new MacBook Pro – still artists’ top choice?
At the beginning of this year, I wrote about a laptop I purchased and then modified for editing 4K video. Since I am on the road a lot, having a portable machine is a must. However, the time had also come to get a new desktop editing machine. I recently purchased the BlackMagic Ursa Mini 4.6K EF camera and wanted an editing workstation that would allow me to work smoothly with the camera’s 4.6K CinemaDNG RAW files Continue reading Building 4K RAW video editing machine for $2K
Join me today at 5 pm Eastern Time (NYC) as I talk to film editor Sven Pape. Sven is an A.C.E. Award nominee, whose credits include work for directors James Cameron (GHOSTS OF THE ABYSS – 3D Imax), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Emmy winning HitRECORD on TV) and James Franco (GOOD TIME MAX – Tribecca Film Fest). Continue reading Live show with Sven Pape an A.C.E. Award nominee!