Capture One 8.2 Released, New Exciting Features!

Several days ago Phase One has announced the release of Capture One 8.2, the biggest and most exciting update yet. After a long wait the developers have introduced 3-way colour grading wheels, similar to that of grading systems in the film industry. It gives much more creative control over the look of the images, meaning Digital Operators can put together ...

The New Mac Pro PCIE SSD Benchmark

6-Core Mac Pro 2013/2014 PCIE SSD Benchmark A while ago I made a quick comparison between a standard internal HDD VS SSD inside a Macbook Pro. Using SATA III the SSD's can only perform up to 550mb/s however the new Mac Pro PCIE connection provides speed between 950mb/s - 1200mb mb/s which helps the running speed of OS, Software and ...

The New Mac Pro with Airplane Carry-On Case

The New Mac Pro is now available to hire from LSdigi. 3.5 GHz 6 Core Xeon Processor, 32GB RAM, 512GB PCIE SSD, Dual D500 Video Cards complete with an Airplane Carry-on Peli Case. The kit includes: Mac Pro APC Backup Battery Wireless Keyboard & Mouse Lacie Rugged 256GB SSD Shoot Drive Lacie Rugged 1TB HDD USB3 Card Reader Thunderbolt Cable + Thunderbolt to FW800 More details can be ...

Flying with Gear [Budget Airlines] Pelican Storm IM2500 & Calumet RC1188

Over the last month I had two jobs overseas, and on both had to fly by Ryan Air and EasyJet budget airlines. Luckily no lighting equipment was needed so only the camera gear had to come as a Carry-On Luggage. Prior to the jobs I ordered a rather nice Pelican Storm IM2500 case which on their website is described as "carry-on ...

GeekBench 3 BenchMarks

Primate Labs has recently released GeekBench 3 software which is great to test your system and see how well it holds up against other machines (and operating systems). I have tested my shoot computer and here goes the results! Single Score: 3360 Multi-Core Score: 13180 Full results on GeekBench LINK I'd be interested to see how it compares to your computer, feel free to ...