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    Apogee Duet Offers Great Audio Interface for iPad and Mac

    When it comes to your career, sometimes you’re better off springing for pricey products. Case in point: Apogee Digital’s new Duet for iPad & Mac. If you do a lot of recording, and want to be absolutely sure that your concert, cabaret, or other performance sounds the best it ...

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    How To Color Correct Video Footage

    Lighting is incredibly important to filming; however, sometimes you’re going to run into situations where you just can’t control the lighting, whether it’s because you’re in a public place, the weather is bad, or you’re just experiencing technical difficulties.

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    A Portable Dolly for Your iPhone Camera

    There’s a lot to like about the new iStabilizer Dolly, a portable four-wheeled dolly that ensures smooth motion when used with the camera on your iPhone, iPod, or other mobile device.

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    Learn Your Lines and Create Your Character With Rehearsal 2

    We’ve covered apps to help you with this before, but none to date has been quite as big or feature-packed as Rehearsal 2 (for iOS).

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    4 Ways To Save Time in Post-Production

    Much like any process in any industry, taking sensible steps to organize and economize will go a long way in helping you save time and money. Here are a few tips to help save time in the post-production process.

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    How to Add Basic Graphics to Your Video

    Here are a few things to consider that will help you create great graphics for your production.

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    How To Record Sound for Video

    When recording video, sound is just as important as the visuals. Good audio is incredibly important for video, like audition tapes, web series, or recordings of live performance.

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    4 Tips for Shooting a Long Take

    Filmmaking is all digital, so you can shoot until your multi-gigabyte-sound-card heart is content. It is a tough trick to pull off well however, so here are a few tips if you are inclined to try it.

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    Nokia Lumia 1020 Boast Best Smartphone Camera for Actors

    If you’re looking for the smartphone that takes the absolute best pictures, the Nokia Lumia 1020 is it. The pictures are incredible: crisp, with little noise, and staying good through higher ISO settings.

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    4 Ways to Make Your Content More Professional

    If you want your content to be taken seriously in an increasingly competitive marketplace, the buck stops with you. Assuming you’ve only got a few bucks in your budget, here are 4 practical tips to help on your climb to the next level.