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I’ve posted some ways to remove hot pixels from video footage in Final Cut Pro, Vegas, and Aperture in the past. But you can never have too many options! So for anyone dealing with those pesky stuck/hot/dead pixels that are so prevalent with HDSLRs, here are a couple more ways to remove them in post-production using Final Cut Pro — the old version, that is. More »

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One of the drawbacks to shooting movies with DSLRs is the problem of stuck pixels, also known as “hot” or “dead” pixels. If every pixel on a DSLR’s large CMOS sensor is essentially a bucket for catching light, out of the tens of millions of buckets (21 million in the case of the 5D Mark II), there are always going to be a few faulty ones. But whereas dead pixels are easy to remove from still images (and harder to detect), on video they stick out like a sore thumb. So — what to do if your otherwise beautiful footage is marred by one (or more) stuck pixels? Thankfully there are a number of solutions to removing dead pixels in post, using your software of choice. Included here are methods based on Final Cut Pro, Vegas, Aperture, and After Effects. More »