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DEAL ALERT: Spinning hard drives = extinct! For the first time, a speedy + reliable SSD at 2TB is literally affordable for video editors. I've gotten this exact model from this same vendor, and it's legit: an OEM enterprise version of Crucial's MX300, brand new, with zero runtime. Use code PLM47 to get it for $267 at this link: https://focuspull.in/2tb
DEAL ALERT: If you don't have a Vimeo Pro/Business account, use promo code MOM30 for 30% off the next 2 days, thru 5/13, at: https://focuspull.in/vimeo_may. They recently all but killed basic personal accounts by limiting to 5GB total storage (and 500MB per week), barely a few minutes of HD video, so this has become an annoying necessity.
Flying High with the New DJI Phantom 4 Pro and 4 PRO + Version 2 Drones | B&H #Explora
DEAL ALERT: Are you in the market for a Rokinon 16mm T2.2 cinema prime lens? Here's one for Canon EF-S (APS-C) mount - that's the best format for all lens mounts, including Sony E-mount and Panasonic/Blackmagic MFT, because it adapts to anything. It's just $295 (normally $400) at the following link: https://focuspull.in/rok16cine
AT THE BLOG: Aputure is finally (slowly and belatedly) delivering their Amaran MX portable LED light, following up their innovative ultra-compact Amaran M9 that costs $45. At $150, more than triple the price, is this new MX worth it? Here's my review.
Time to get to know the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K! And there's a good chance it'll make it into your bag, whether as A-cam or B-cam or C-cam. The Aussies are just killing it: the opposite of greed, outside the box, democratizing creativity. Here's my write-up: http://www.focuspulling.com/bmpcc4k
AT THE BLOG: Just making sure you caught wind of this huge speed improvement, since Adobe's done a poor job of explaining, and hardly anyone knows how it works (while other blogs haven't dived in yet, so this is an exclusive). If your Intel CPU supports Quick Sync, and if your motherboard lets you run internal graphics simultaneous with your dedicated GPU, then your encoding times for H.264 files can go dramatically faster (up to 2x!). Read on for more at: www.focuspulling.com/cc2018
AT THE BLOG: Adobe recently deployed their latest round of added Premiere Pro features, for better and (usually) worse. But if your Intel CPU supports Quick Sync, and if your motherboard lets you run internal graphics simultaneous with your dedicated GPU, then your encoding times for H.264 files should go dramatically faster (up to 2x!). But it takes some tweaking, and nobody (not least Adobe) explains how. Read on for more...