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Saturday, August 24, 2013

Ideas to Modify Natural Light for Portrait #Photography

Every photographer loves that soft white light that pours in through a single window. Its diffuse glow seems to make anything in its path magically photogenic. Whether it’s the slits of light throu...

Ideas to Modify Natural Light for Portrait #Photography


#Filmproduction: DV Fanatics Blog: Adding Effects to a Chroma Key Foreground in Avid

Adding Effects to a Chroma Key Foreground in Avid Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Generating a chroma key with an effect on the foreground. A reoccurring complaint about how ef...

#Filmproduction: DV Fanatics Blog: Adding Effects to a Chroma Key Foreground in Avid

How to create your own retro 3d images in #Photoshop

Remember the good old days of red and blue glasses before all this high-tech 3d imagery came in. One lens red, the other blue? Well in this totally free tutorial I am going to teach you how to crea...

How to create your own retro 3d images in #Photoshop

#Photography Tips In a Pinch

Good photographers try to be prepared for almost any situation. Unfortunately, if you tried to carry everything you’d need to meet every possible contingency in the field, you’d have to pack like a...

#Photography Tips In a Pinch

#SocialMedia: 10 of the most obnoxious ways we’re forced to participate in social media

David Spark is a tech journalist and former stand-up comic. Through a series of societal norms played out in social channels, our fellow social engagers’ behavior forces us to be complicit in a cyc...

#SocialMedia: 10 of the most obnoxious ways we’re forced to participate in social media

Learn #Photoshop and #Illustrator Shortcuts with These Cheat Sheets

Keyboard shortcuts are among the best productivity hacks, and Adobe's design programs offer plenty of them. Whether you're just starting to use Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator or are already a seaso...

Learn #Photoshop and #Illustrator Shortcuts with These Cheat Sheets

Timelapse of the #Photography Captured by the Curiosity Rover: First Year on Mars

The aptly named Curiosity is NASA’s land rover machine built to explore the surface of Mars and conduct research. In this video, a series of 548 images have been put together to give you a view of ...

Timelapse of the #Photography Captured by the Curiosity Rover: First Year on Mars


#Musicproduction: Pro Tools HD 11: Mix with Confidence Using Extended Audio Meters

I have been on both sides of the studio glass as a musician and recording engineer. I cut my teeth on the original Sound Tools system and continue to work with all of the latest, including our live...

#Musicproduction: Pro Tools HD 11: Mix with Confidence Using Extended Audio Meters


#Photoshop background tutorial - 3D spheres in a studio

This is the first Artifex magazine Photoshop background tutorial which will show how the cool background of the magazine identity was made. We will be using Photoshop CS6 version and will use some ...

#Photoshop background tutorial - 3D spheres in a studio

#Photography: How to Capture the Moment

Reader Question: I’ve heard photographers talk about capturing the moment. What does that mean? My Answer: Almost every good shot captures a unique moment in time. Sometimes the moment happens righ...

#Photography: How to Capture the Moment

4 Aspects of Successful Lyric #Writing

Lyric writing, like melody writing, is ideally a highly personal and individualized matter. Creativity is not about conformity or adhering to strict dogma. That being said, there are some basic rul...

4 Aspects of Successful Lyric #Writing

Photo Retouching: the 5 best #Photoshop actions for portraits

Photoshop Actions allow you to record a sequence of image editing adjustments, then play them back over other images to streamline your workflow.
Professional Retouchers use Actions all the time to speed up their workflow and achieve consistently great results. Most follow the same simple two-stage system.
First, a new layer is created and a tweak is made such as…

Photo Retouching: the 5 best #Photoshop actions for portraits

How to do Off-Camera Flash #Photography with Canon Speedlites

Being faced with the prospect of using off-camera flash sends many new photographers running for the hills. Learning to use flash effectively can be overwhelming, and it may seem easier to painstak...

How to do Off-Camera Flash #Photography with Canon Speedlites


#Filmproduction: Two Audio Tricks for Final Cut Pro X: Audio Skimming and Slow Motion Playback in the #FCPX Timeline

Final Cut Pro X has added a handy audio skimming feature that allows you to hear playback of clips simply by mousing over them in either the Timeline or the Event Browser. Similar to FCPX’s defaul...

#Filmproduction: Two Audio Tricks for Final Cut Pro X: Audio Skimming and Slow Motion Playback in the #FCPX Timeline

Create Ice Cream Waffle Cone illustration from the photo manipulation with #Photoshop tools - #Free download of files

Tutorial including free download PSD file, waffle pattern and texture brush. License and Attribution: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons license. Attribution is required and always appreciated. Thanks.



Create Ice Cream Waffle Cone illustration from the photo manipulation with #Photoshop tools - #Free download of files

#Photography: How to Fix an Underexposed or Overexposed Photo in Seconds

Do you want to lift the shadows in your photos? Give me two minutes and I’ll show you the powerful Shadows Highlights Adjustment in Adobe Photoshop. In seconds you can fix exposure problems for jus...
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#Photography: How to Fix an Underexposed or Overexposed Photo in Seconds