In comparison to the first version was there special consideration put in for beginners to be able to use this?
We have provided more help text this time around, including a 32-page booklet, but if you found the first one difficult, not sure this one will be any better. Have you read the articles on our website? A good test is if you read the articles and you feel comfortable, then the disc should not be a problem. However, if you don't feel comfortable after reading the articles on the website, then it might not be a good purchase. There is a lot of advanced stuff on the disc. We will cover some of this in future articles. The next major article we focus on will be around the deinterlacing clips.
At some point I would like to add animated tutorials to the website, but that will be a ways off.
Any info on the demonstration material?
Everything was shot on a pair of RED EPICs in 3D. Some of it is hyperstereo given how far away the object was. This includes some Gas Works park in Seattle as well as Palace of the Fine Arts in San Francisco. With the exception of one shot at Joshua Tree and a few more at Mono Lake, the majority was shot in San Francisco around the Japanese Garden and Palace of the Fine Arts. The Gas Works park had heavy wind that day. We ended up using Warp Stabilizer in After Effects on each eye to remove the shake. All 3D post work was done using Nuke and a plug-in called Ocula. Ocula was created to help fix differences in the left and right eye like rotation, skew, color, etc... Ocula was only used on the right eye and never the left eye. There are also three spots where a floating window was used to reduce the window violations. Once in the left in and the other two times in the right eye.