Why Do You Need Color Correction?

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    Watch this episode of Editor’s Lounge with Terence Cullen of post house AlphaDogs and you’ll see why color correction is important. While Terence talks about color correction in post, the concepts are even more important for live production, where you have to get your color correct before you start your show. All the … Read more…

Lens Filters for the Live Video Shooter

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When you shoot to record your footage for later editing, it’s easy to think about fixing any color issues in post production – but Noam Kroll makes the fair point in the blog at Premium Beat that you shouldn’t, because post processes really cannot duplicate the same look and color effects of a real lens … Read more…

Making the Right Audio Connections for Live and Corporate Video

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Whether shooting in a corporate studio or in the field at a live event, if you want to get great audio you’ll need to properly connect the right microphones to your cameras for the job, or, when you can, take live audio feed from the studio or location sound board.  Jan Ozer has done a … Read more…

PTZOptics: Live Drone Footage with TriCaster

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Adding a live aerial shot from an outdoor performance or sporting event can really kick up the cool factor on your live stream for your viewers. Paul and Andy from PTZOptics describe how to capture live footage with a drone and bring it into TriCaster.  They note this was a “fun example of putting together … Read more…

PTZOptics Camera Integration with TriCaster

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Andy Chatfield and Paul Richards of PTZ Optics provide a thorough walk-through of how to setup up and operate their robotic pan-tilt-zoom White Camera with a TriCaster 460 unit running TriCaster Advanced Edition software. The video composites the operators against the UI so you see both what to do and how the cameras move as … Read more…

What’s the Best Camera for My Live TV Studio

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by Allan Tépper Picking the best cameras for a TriCaster-based live TV studio starts with a key question: Do you want/need a virtual set or a traditional, organic one? The answer to that question will set you on two very different paths since the camera priorities change drastically depending upon whether or not you want … Read more…

4 Things to Consider When Choosing a Portable Camera

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By Kevin McAuliffe This topic can be very confusing to a lot of people. If you’re just starting out in the industry and looking to purchase new equipment, you might think that when it comes to picking up a camera, you can just check out what is on sale at Best Buy, and you’ll be … Read more…

Quick Tip: Simplify Audio Cabling using HD-SDI

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At a major trade event, getting all the audio where it needs to go in your booth can be a headache. Jeff Hawley of Yamaha Company of America shares the way that Yamaha simplified their audio cabling issues at NAMM 2015, and that solution applies as well in other live production setups, including multiple-studio production … Read more…

How To Input A Laptop Webcam & Mic Into TriCaster

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Kane Peterson, NewTek Workflow Engineer iVGA and iVGA Pro are examples of the IP workflow offered in NewTek video production products for many years now; both enable a networked computer (Mac or Windows) to act as an input source for a TriCaster on the same LAN.  If you are not familiar with using iVGA Pro … Read more…