Let’s take a look at the Synology DiskStation DS1621+, which features six drive bays, 4GB RAM, quad-core processor, and more. In this B&H video, Jake Estes and Doug Guerra edit footage from this NAS drive to see how it performs.
What is your preferred drive for storing video? Tell us about it in the Comments section, below.
SanDisk Professional’s PRO-BLADE lineup isn’t just a series of products—it’s a complete ecosystem that delivers performance, versatility, and fast workflow scalability. The PRO-BLADE lineup includes the PRO-BLADE SSD MAG, PRO-BLADE TRANSPORT, and the PRO-BLADE STATION (which will be available later this year). Let’s take a deeper dive and see exactly what is offered.
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With read speeds up to 7000MB/s and write speeds up to 5300MB/s, the WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe solid-state drive promises some of the fastest speeds available! This game drive is not only compatible with gaming PCs, but also with the PS5. Additionally, there is an option to include heatsink, which keeps the WD_BLACK SN850 cool while in use.
Are you a gamer pining for more speed? Check this out and send us your feedback, below.
The Apple Mac Studio with M1 Ultra Chip powers through workflows, including playback of 18 streams of 8K ProRes video, 8K rendering, encoding and decoding of H.264, HEVC, ProRes, and much more! Doug Guerra takes the Mac Studio through its paces, editing and exporting large files with DaVinci Resolve and Adobe Premiere Pro. Guerra also uses
Joe DiGiovanna is creating a 30-year time lapse of the New York City skyline, which requires managing a lot of files. He shares his professional and tried-and-true methods for backing up footage or photos. These are important tips to add to your filmmaking or photography workflow.
What are your questions about backing up your files and media management? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
Is a 4K monitor worth it? The BenQ SW321C 32" Photo and Video Editing Monitor certainly is! Every aspect of this 32-inch monitor is in service of better color reproduction. Filmmakers, photographers, and content creators will enjoy its features, such as the various color modes, screen hood, and more.
Have you incorporated this monitor into your workflow? What do you like most about it?
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Sporting the latest from NVIDIA and Intel®, the MSI Creator Z16 is a powerful, sleek, and lightweight content creation laptop. The MSI Creator Z16 boasts the 11th Gen Intel® processor, NVIDIA’s Geforce RTX 3060 GPU, MSI’s Cooler Boost Trinity+ and much more!
What do you think of this MSI laptop? Share your impressions in the Comments section.
Doug Guerra talks about the LG UltraFine 32EP950-B HDR OLED Monitor, which is designed for creative professionals such as photographers and content creators. This versatile 31.5" 4K monitor works in a variety of situations, such as color grading and photo editing.
After you watch this video, share your thoughts on this LG monitor in the Comments section, below.
Jake Estes unboxes and reviews the 12.9" 2021 Apple iPad Pro with the new M1 Chip. This iPad boasts desktop-level performance with low power consumption, a 12.9" Liquid Retina XDR Touchscreen, a battery runtime of up to 10 hours, and more!
Are you ready for the Apple 12.9" iPad Pro experience? Share your plans for this new powerhouse below in the Comments!
Using the 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9, specifically the 11900K, Doug Guerra builds and tests a custom PC made for gamers that can double as a workstation for creators. Watch how he does it, then enter for your chance to win this newly built PC stacked with an awesome collection of hardware to accompany it, along with other great prizes.
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Jordan uses the Wacom Intuos Pro and Wacom Cintiq Pro 24 to edit his food photography. Both Wacom products offer a customizable, comfortable, and ergonomic editing experience.
How do you see the Intuos Pro and Cintiq Pro 24 fitting into your workflow? Let us know in the Comments, below.
Let’s take a trip to the virtual world of the Oculus Quest 2! The goal of the Quest 2 is to be your all-in-one virtual reality experience for VR gaming without cables or a PC (though you can connect to a PC using a single cable if needed). This VR headset boasts 1832 x 1920 resolution per eye, 6GB of RAM, a 90 Hz refresh rate, and more!
Jordan demonstrates how to use the 2020 iMac 27”and 2020 iPad Pro 12.9” for tethered shooting and Photoshop retouching. Whether you use these together or separately, they will improve your photography and editing workflow, making them ideal for an e-commerce shoot. What would you create with the 27" iMac 2020 and 12.9” iPad Pro 2020?
If you have the urge to build a computer, but don’t have the time, then the Intel NUC Quartz Canyon Xeon Kit is right for you! This tiny, bare-bones computer takes little setup to get going: All you have to do is add in your own memory and storage, then download the OS. Join Doug as he customizes this small PC, then tell us your thoughts about customizing your own in the Comments below!
Doug upgrades his workstation, showing you how to choose parts in order to create your own custom content creator computer. He asks a lot of his computer: 4K video editing, color grading, music production, motion graphics, photo editing, and gaming. A lot of you out there are probably doing all of these things and more, so why not build a computer that can do it all?
For an additional step-by-step tutorial, check out our How to Build a Gaming PC.