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Randy Palubiak is an industry analyst and business media strategist with over 30 years of experience in visual communications covering enterprise communications. broadcast television, media and video...Meet Randy Palubiak
The word “failure” usually doesn’t evoke a positive reaction from the majority of individuals that have experienced it before. Its negative connotations generally manifest our desire to avoid it at all cost. The fact that we try to avoid failure and the beautiful lessons that can be heeded from the experience can breed redundant shortcomings.Continue Reading "Failure Isn’t a Dirty Word"
If you are reading this blog post you are likely in a creative field. Making a living as a creative professional has its fair share of highs and lows. Creativity is not an intrinsic skill that one can simply turn on and off when they feel like it. Sometimes as creative professionals we experience down cycles, commonly known as ruts! Creative minded individuals are usually driven by inspiration, and shine the brightest when the ideas are fresh and free-flowing.Continue Reading "What Inspires Me!"
Randy Palubiak co-founder of Enliten Management Group, a research and consulting firm that helps enterprise organizations with the development of their media business strategies. He has a new book entitled Digital Touch Points: How to Gain a Competitive Advantage Using Video and Dynamic Media (Practical Tips for Executives). The emerging growth within the new media tech industry has forever changed the way we communicate.Continue Reading "So What Exactly is a Digital Touch Point?"
Have you ever been in this situation; small room, not much ventilation, trying to get a well-lit interview? A cramped and overheated space can create a dreadful shooting environment. LED lights provide space-saving, efficient, and low heat alternatives to tungsten, optimal for situations where space and temperature are at a premium. Ikan has a new line of LED lights, their Featherlight series, which offer excellent consistency and control.Continue Reading "Light as Feather and Bright Too: IKAN Featherlight IFB 1024"
It’s been a few months since Sony released the F5 and F55. I bought into the F55 system because it can record 4K internally on SxS cards in a non RAW format. Most of my clients will never need to shoot RAW, which allows editors to get incredible color and contrast grading, but takes valued time in post.Continue Reading "The Sony F55: It is The Most Interesting Camera in The World!"
Developing a work environment that constantly delivers a high level of productivity is challenging. It requires an extraordinary communication and efficient time management. Productivity encompasses a variety of self-disciplines but is hinged on collective team support. Maintaining productivity at work requires discipline and must be constantly practiced. The staff is the heartbeat of the organization.Continue Reading "4 Simple Ways to Increase Staff Productivity"
Event planners are doing more now than ever before. They are the backbone and visual wizards for corporate events. They allow their imaginations to come to life with eye catching visual displays and set up the perfect itinerary that caters to every want and need of their guests. But, behind the scenes there is a new trend arising, and it is one that is very beneficial to any corporate event. By. Kacey TrentContinue Reading "Put on a Happy Face: Corporate Event Planning Video"
The Phantom Flex4K is Vision Research’s third-generation digital cinema camera that was designed with the cinematographer in mind. The cameras functionality is tailored to support different production styles and workflows. It houses a super-35mm 4K sensor capable of providing sharp, detailed images with extremely low noise and high dynamic range.Continue Reading "First Look: Phantom Flex4K"
In the video production world the goal with technology is to try to pack more into a smaller size. For lighting, that means smaller lights with more power and control. A couple years back Dedolight released its camera-mounted Ledzilla light that packed a powerful 8W LED light in a small battery-operated package. The sequel to their Ledzilla is the new Dedolight DLED 4.0.Continue Reading "Dedolight DLED: Major Lighting in a Minimal Design"
Sony’s PMW-F5, F55, and the AXS-R5 firmware version 2.0 is available for download now. This is the update F5, F55, and AXS-R5 operators have been waiting for. The upgrade implements over thirty new features and enhancements. Some of these features include 2K Raw high frame rate (HFR) shooting up to 240fps (selectable from 120fps, 180fps and 240fps), as well as internal HD XAVC high frame rate shooting up to 120fps to SxS Pro+ cards. You are given the capability of recording 120fps at 2K Raw...Continue Reading "Update: Sony PMW F5, F55 and AXSR5 Firmware 2.0 is Available"
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