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Browsing Archive: October, 2011

In production: new corporate video shot with Canon 5D

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Thursday, October 27, 2011,

Above and below: footage from the shoot

What a hectic time of the year! I’ve been a fan of DSLR video ever since we worked on the L&B music video. When I landed a big corporate video project a few weeks ago it took me about three seconds to decide that I wanted it shot with a Canon EOS 5D. To the uninitiated the 5D is a digital still camera that has become all the rage in the digital video world where a few pros are applying them with great effect to shoot everything from high end commercial...

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Getting serious about 3D - Zaxwerks 3D 5.0

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Saturday, October 22, 2011,

I've been using the Zaxwerks 3D plug-in about as long as I've been using Adobe After Effects. The first version I ever installed came bundled with After Effects 6 - I remember I almost threw away the disk along with the empty AE packaging, thinking it was just more of the ultimately useless software that vendors seem to cram into the packaging of just about everything you buy nowadays.

But I quickly discovered that it is a very powerful weapon to have in your motion graphics arsenal. Zaxwerks-...

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