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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Challenges and Benefits of Panoramic #Photography

Cinerama movies are generally preferred for a very good reason: The field of view is more like what the human eye is accustomed to seeing. Unconsciously at some level, when we look at a “normal” ph...

Challenges and Benefits of Panoramic #Photography 

#Filmproduction: Hints, Tips and Tricks regarding Film Music

The fundamental difference between orchestrating for a large orchestra versus orchestrating for a small one is the approach how to distribute your forces. While for a large line-up you ma...

#Filmproduction: Hints, Tips and Tricks regarding Film Music

Animated Titles with #Photoshop and #Premier

Think of all the great titles on adverts, TV programmes and even billboard posters that may have grabbed your attention. There’s a reason they work, the A-Team title gets shot to pieces, Pixar’s la...

Animated Titles with #Photoshop and #Premier

#Photography: How to React When a Photo Shoot Doesn’t Go According to Plan: Stay Positive

Perseverance. If there’s one trait that a photographer needs, it’s the ability to keep going when things get rough. In this video, photographer Karl Taylor demonstrates his steadfastness as he take...

#Photography: How to React When a Photo Shoot Doesn’t Go According to Plan: Stay Positive


#Filmproduction: 10 Tips for Building Your Video Production or Editing Business on Twitter

These tips should be useful to you if you’re a one man freelance creative whirlwind or a multi-national creative empire. I’ve sprinkled in some illustrative tweets of good people to follow if you’r...

#Filmproduction: 10 Tips for Building Your Video Production or Editing Business on Twitter

#Filmproduction: 10 Premiere Pro Tips for #FCP Editors

Maybe you’ve come to Premiere Pro from Final Cut Pro or you’re a former Premiere editor looking to take advantage of the new features in CS6… In this post we’ll break down some of the changes in CS...

#Filmproduction: 10 Premiere Pro Tips for #FCP Editors

When #SocialMedia Becomes Overwhelming

I have been seeing and hearing a lot of people talk about how they are feeling overwhelmed with social media. It has become a huge chore to keep track of 10+ profiles, respond to mentions, comments...

When #SocialMedia Becomes Overwhelming

#Filmproduction: The best film composer quotes - Film Music, Classic FM

Explaining what makes a good movie soundtrack, what it's like being a film composer, and the mastery behind their craft, these insightful quotes provide a window into the minds of the best film com...

#Filmproduction: The best film composer quotes - Film Music, Classic FM

Composing a Photo Reference With #Photoshop, Figurative Paintings

Artist Pam Powell uses her computer to piece together the perfect photo references for her figure paintings. My computer is a great creative tool. It helps me determine composition and, once I star...

Composing a Photo Reference With #Photoshop, Figurative Paintings

#Tutorial: Create A Retro Cosmic Design in #Photoshop

This tutorial will teach you how to recreate the Retro Cosmic designs made popular by James White of Signalnoise. All you need is a copy of Photoshop and some time on your hands. In this particular...

Tutorial: Create A Retro Cosmic Design in #Photoshop

How to Play Blues #Guitar Lessons (10 #free lessons)

"Give Me Just 10 Minutes To watch My Free Special Video Series How to play the Blues Guitar and I'll Give You My Best playing Advice, Tips, and Tricks From My 16+ Years of teaching in depth personal guitar instruction" (10 free lessons)

How to Play Blues #Guitar Lessons (10 #free lessons)


Change the Color of Individual Letters in #Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

Quick tip how to change the color of individual letter(s) in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. First of course type some text, then ensure Type layer is active in LAYERS palette, Type tool must be ...

Change the Color of Individual Letters in #Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

#Writing: Watch for Visually Distracting Phrases

Writers (and readers) face many perils — faulty grammar, mangled syntax, and misplaced, missing, or extraneous punctuation among them — but there’s one form of distraction writers might more easily...

#Writing: Watch for Visually Distracting Phrases

Dodge and Burn for #Photoshop Drama

With the popularity of Photoshop plug-ins from companies like Topaz, On One and Nik, it’s easy to forget that much of the capability to create dramatic images already exists within Photoshop. It’s a little more work, but it’s fun, rewarding, and comes with no additional price tag!

Dodge and Burn for #Photoshop Drama


Why are my Buildings Falling Over? A Short Guide to Perspective Distortion and Correction in #Photography

I’ve read a lot of perspective correction articles over the past few days and my head is spinning from the technical explanations, illustrations and equations. In this article, I’m going to keep it simple and talk about the role that perspective plays in photography.

Why are my Buildings Falling Over? A Short Guide to Perspective Distortion and Correction in #Photography

#Photoshop Tutorial: Photoshop Tools Crash Course

Everything you need to know to get started in Photoshop. Short videos that are easy to watch. This course goes over all the tools including but not limited to: Marquee Tool Lasso Tool Magic Wand Spot Healing Brush Paint Brushes Clone Stamping Gradient Tool Dodge, Burn, Sponge Tools Type Tool Shape Tools More!

#Photoshop Tutorial: Photoshop Tools Crash Course

#Filmproduction: Subframe Audio Editing in #FCPX

Want to have more precise control over your audio edits in FCPX? Nudging an audio clip up or down an FCPX timeline by subframe will move it approximately 1/80 of a frame, allowing you to get meti...

Subframe Audio Editing in #FCPX