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Did Conan O’Brien just slam Final Cut Pro X?

OK, I need your opinions on this. I’m a huge fan of Final Cut and after hearing that Final Cut Pro X is cheaper than Final Cut Pro ($299.99) AND you the rendering is done in real time (i.e. no more “I think I’ll go take an hour bath while this thing renders), I saw this via Matthieu

I’m crying inside and hope it’s just LIES, silly LIES

 

have you tested it yet??

Tuesday cool thing geek : video blogging materials

Seeing as I rarely do a post about what I actually use for filming and editing my videos but spend a lot of time looking at what other people do, I thought I’d finally write a post about what I use (that may get added to the “about” page after the request of a reader 🙂 and also thank all the other vloggers for their help. I’m just in the beginning and learning so much all of the time from all of the video-making/podcasting/directing/filming/etc experts that I get to meet and chat with. So here goes on my side, just to get yours after 😉

First things first : SOUND.

Both Cedric and Cyrille said, “there’s no point in making a video if you don’t have good sound. No one will watch it”
Thank you for that advice. Since then I invested in an Azden SM-2 and Zoom H2 thanks to

Steve Garfield – great test of the Azden SGM-2X shotgun microphone — unfortunately I found out AFTER ordering that you have to order the cable and/or the wireless set-up directly from Azden or you’ll end up walking a half hour in central London during a conference trying to find a cable…my bad..
Matthieu Blanco – his test of the Zoom H2 microphone convinced me in a second that it was my microphone to be

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kissing youtube..again. and again. and again.

I’m not sure if you use this, but I just discovered it recently and it’s 100% replaced the old Firefox downloader tool..especially since I was only using Firefox for that anyways.. go chrome! 😉