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Playback (HD) (Winner of Grand Video Award at Creative Video Awards 2011)

I really like this short film by Tan Siang Yu and often show it to my students as an example of how a simple story can be made. He is certainly very talented. When elderly Lee finds a toy gun in his store room, he is transported back in time to his childhood days, where he meets his play pal, […]

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Adobe Kuler

Adobe Kuler

So often, we see product or online designs that utilise colours which do not match. Fret not, Adobe has created a most useful online tool (and it’s FREE) for all designers and people who need to work with colours: Explore, create and share color themes Discover Adobe® Kuler® — the web-hosted application for generating color themes that can inspire any […]

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Home – Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Home – Yann Arthus-Bertrand

We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth’s climate. The stakes are high for us and our children. Everyone should take part in the effort, and HOME has been conceived to take a message of […]

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Exporting WMV from Final Cut Pro

Exporting WMV from Final Cut Pro

I have written and contributed a tutorial on how to export WMV videos from Final Cut Pro. Yes, it’s a FREE method. Read it here

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Yosemite HD – Superb Timelapse

One of the best timelapse videos I have watched.

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Tengo Video Showreel

Highlights of some of our best video work.

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Kampong Glam – Sony NEX-FS100 Test

Yesterday in the late afternoon, I got an overnight loan of the yet to release Sony NEX-FS100 video camera. With about 1-2 hours of daylight left, I quickly drove to a nearby place and put the camera to test. It was at the end of a long day of work fixing some Avid issues and I initially thought I was […]

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MacRitchie – Canon XF305

A short film made from the test footages of Canon XF305 video camera, shot at MacRitchie Reservoir in Singapore. Settings – 1080p25 50Mbps – Cine V picture profile – Everything else default Footages are largely ungraded except to correct some exposures. Colour is what you get from camera. Impressions Lens The label on the lens speaks volume: “Canon HD Video […]

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Woodlands Waterfront – HDCAM

Sony HDW-750P HDCAM with Canon HJ17ex7.7B lens – ungraded 1080p25 footages of the new Admiralty Park at Woodlands, Singapore. Compressed at 10Mbps H.264 using Sorenson Squeeze. Codec didn’t handle some compression well, so the artifacts, if any, come from the H.264 compression. As this is in 1080p, watch with HD off unless you have a fast bandwidth.

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Chinese Garden – JVC GY-HM700 Test

This is a test on JVC GY-HM700 with Canon KT14x4.4KRSJ lens. It has been out for a year but I have only gotten my hands on one recently. First of all, I must admit I fell in love with this camera at first sight. I feel it is the sexiest and most beautiful video camera around, having the best of […]

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