Filming Aurora Borealis in the field

Predicting and chasing Aurora is one thing, but capturing it is a different animal altogether. Let's explore some tips and tricks for capturing the perfect shot of this awe-inspiring natural phenomenon.

Let's compare Apples to Apples

With Apple almost completing upgrade from M1 to M2 let’s have a look at what you will be getting in terms of video editing power.

Chasing Aurora. All you need to know

Ever wanted to go far North (or South) to experience and maybe even capture Aurora dancing lights? It's not as easy as buying a ticket to Norway and going for a walk, but it's absolutely achievable if you know when, where, and how. Time to get ready!

RTX 4090. New and powerful?

Has NVIDIA created something outstanding? When looking at the specs we were not convinced and anticipated only a marginal speed improvement. Let's check what our tests have uncovered.

Drone tricks: sunrise above the clouds

Drones have changed filmmakers' perspectives and removed so many boundaries. Now you just need to find a way to use opportunities and reach your... and your little copter's true potential!

Reduce digital noise and grain in Premiere Pro

Have you been shooting all night and now have to deal with digital noise? Or maybe you are working with archived footage? There are different reasons video noise can get onto your footage, the good news is you can always fix it.

Interlaced video. Nuances of denoising

At times you may ask yourself and us 'What's going on?!' Why have your frames become squashed or doubled? Usually, those visual effects are just a sign that you are working with an interlaced video. Do you need to do anything special to denoise such clips?

How to remove dust and scratches but keep the grain?

Do you want to remove dust and scratches from an old video, but keep the grainy character of the clip? Neat Video is a very flexible filter that can allow you to achieve precisely that. Read this article to learn what settings are important for this task.

M1 Mac Studio. Is it really that good?

M1 computers are built differently and the new Mac Studio isn't an exception. The question is have Mac engineers managed to scale M1 Max performance and make M1 Ultra that efficient as it was promised?

How to reduce only flicker

Neat Video can do more than denoising. It has deflicker, jitter reduction and other tools to improve the quality of your video. What do you do if you only want to remove flicker?

Learn how to handle banding

Banding in video is a problem that has been around for a long time and is difficult to deal with. However we've decided to challenge ourselves and do some tests to see what works and what doesn't. Each stage of the video editing process has its own ways of eliminating / preventing / masking the problem and many video editing apps can assist you with making it less noticeable as well.

M1 Max vs Dell XPS 17 and HP zBook Fury G8

Wondering whether M1 Max is really worth all that hype? Are there any other mobile workstations that are able to run well with Neat Video and other heavy software? And what about desktops? What do they offer? Lots of questions to be answered.

Optimize Edit page performance in DaVinci Resolve

Choppy playback, errors, and even crashes can all be part of everyday life of any DaVinci Resolve user. Learn how to make Resolve more responsive and stable on the Edit page when working on big projects and using heavy effects.

Battling dust, scratches and flicker in animated films of long ago

Restoring old films is a process that requires time, dedication and skill. If you got the fist two, third one will come as well. Let's start with learning how to remove ugly dust, scratches and flicker from archived video.

Noise profiling: featureless area hunt

Noise reduction depends on the quality of noise profiles, but what does it take to build a perfect noise profile? The main thing is the featureless area that is selected for analysis. The rule sounds simple, but the reality may serve you with a lot of tricky cases. We have put together a number of examples of good and bad areas for profiling.