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Monday, September 2, 2013

#Filmproduction #AfterEffects: How to Create Infographics That Animate Themselves

Today I’ll share an expression I wrote to improve my workflow, which comes in handy any time I need to populate the screen with a large number of elements (e.g. filling the frame with photos, or an...
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#Filmproduction #AfterEffects: How to Create Infographics That Animate Themselves


#Photography: 4 Quick Tips to Notice the Supporting Cast of Your Landscape Scene

Recently I took a stroll through my photo archives as a way of bench-marking my progress as a photographer and something dawned on me – I’ve begun to overcome a very troublesome disorder for photog...

#Photography: 4 Quick Tips to Notice the Supporting Cast of Your Landscape Scene

Tutorial: How to make a rippling flag in Adobe #Photoshop

It’s easy to find flat flag artwork online. But it’s not so easy to find images of rippling flags, especially shot against the background you want. Fortunately, you can use Photoshop to create a mu...

Tutorial: How to make a rippling flag in Adobe #Photoshop

Video tutorial: Controlling saturation in #Photoshop

In this simple example, we’ll first give every colour in our image the same level of colour saturation, then use a saturation curve to reduce the colour saturation in the shadows and highlights, wh...

Video tutorial: Controlling saturation in #Photoshop


#Musicproduction: Shotgun Microphone 101

In this tutorial we will be talking about shotgun microphones. We will talk about what a shotgun microphone is and how they work. We will also look at some common usages and talk about some uncommo...

#Musicproduction: Shotgun Microphone 101


#Musicproduction: Boards Of Canada Roygbiv Bass Tutorial for NI #Massive

Marcus James always kicks down some serious knowledge in his very well-made and easy to follow NI Massive video tutorials, and this one on how to make a popular Boards of Canada bass is spot on! W...

#Musicproduction: Boards Of Canada Roygbiv Bass Tutorial for NI #Massive


#Photography: An In-Depth Look & Comparison of Canon 50mm Prime Lenses

Deciding which 50mm prime lens to buy can be daunting, considering the many different brands, apertures, and prices. Even after a photographer has chosen a company to buy from, it can be difficult ...

#Photography: An In-Depth Look & Comparison of Canon 50mm Prime Lenses


#Photography: Making The Most Of Your Time On A Shoot

Although most of the time a photography shoot can be described as relaxing there are also those occasions where time is of the essence. A day trip to a location with the specific focus on capturing as many images is one example of when a few time management techniques will benefit your photography.
By knowing how to manage your time on multiple location shoots with limited time, and putting a few processes into practice will mean you can spend your time on what matters, taking photos.

#Photography: Making The Most Of Your Time On A Shoot

100 #SocialMedia, SEO and Digital Marketing Statistics

100 Social Media, SEO and Digital Marketing Statistics Okay, that statistic was made up (though probably not far off the mark), but the social media and digital marketing facts and statistics belo...

100 #SocialMedia, SEO and Digital Marketing Statistics

#Musicproduction: Mixing and mastering - Know how / tips



Here my personel tips for mixing a song how I do it.

Monitors

I use good headphones (AKG) and computer monitor. Why not the best hardware on this planet? Because

#MusicPromotion: 5 Mistakes You're Making in Your Artist Bio

You need a good artist bio. I mean, you really need one. If you expect people to write about you and your music, you’ve gotta give ‘em the CliffsNotes. A journalist’s not going to search far and wi...

5 Mistakes You're Making in Your Artist Bio

How To Make a Cool Cinemagraph Image in #Photoshop

No doubt you’ll have heard of the term Cinemagraph since it exploded onto the Internets. Originally coined by Photographers Kevin Burg and Jamie Beck, a cinemagraph is a clever revival of the classic animated GIF. It combines features of video and photography to create a the illusion of a still image but with cool motion effects. Let’s take a look at how to create your own animated GIF cinemagraph by playing around with Photoshop’s animation tools.

How To Make a Cool Cinemagraph Image in #Photoshop

How To Get Stunning Colors In Your Sunset #Photography

Nothing makes a sky pop in a photograph the way that a sunset can. Beautiful purples and yellows in a sky are often the result of the setting sun, but in order to capture the richness of those colors in a photograph, there are few tricks you should know about. In today’s landscape photography photo tip, we will continue our discussion on shooting better sunset photos.

How To Get Stunning Colors In Your Sunset #Photography

#Photoshop: Tutorial – How to Remove Tourists/People From Your Photos

Sometimes photographers are an annoying group of people. We take pictures of amazing places and whenever a tourist walks into the shot we grumble to ourselves ‘stupid tourist!’ How dare they be hav...

#Photoshop: Tutorial – How to Remove Tourists/People From Your Photos


#Writing: 5 Funny Figures of Speech

Wordplay is a fertile field for study in English. Although the following forms of humor should be used sparingly if at all, writers should be familiar with them and their possibilities. 1. Malaprop...

#Writing: 5 Funny Figures of Speech

Using #Photoshop Displace Filter to Create an Exploding Effect

There are a few high speed photos around of water balloons popping, using Photoshop and a displacement map we can create a similar effect.

Using #Photoshop Displace Filter to Create an Exploding Effect 

Time-lapse #Photography: Full Tutorial on Each Step of the Process

With so many timelapse videos floating around the internet recently, you may be looking to create your own timelapse. Well look no further than Nathaniel Dodson‘s latest project Philly Is Ugly. Not...
(7 videos)

Time-lapse #Photography: Full Tutorial on Each Step of the Process

#Musicproduction: Quick Tip: Manipulate Any Sample to Become Useful

Today I’ll show you how to make any sample suitable for your production. I realized that most of my students have been searching for suitable samples instead of manipulating them themselves. If you...

#Musicproduction: Quick Tip: Manipulate Any Sample to Become Useful

#Photoshop: The Ultimate Guide to Adjustment Layers - Hue/Saturation

Hue/Saturation is one of the more popular Photoshop Adjustment Layer types. In this tutorial, we will take a close look at the Hue/Saturation Adjustment Layer and will explain everything you need t...

#Photoshop: The Ultimate Guide to Adjustment Layers - Hue/Saturation


Endless Creativity is Possible in Portrait #Photography: Here are 11 Examples Full of Life

Portrait photography or portraiture is photography of a person or group of people that displays the expression, personality, and mood of the subject. Like other types of portraiture, the focus of t...

Endless Creativity is Possible in Portrait #Photography: Here are 11 Examples Full of Life

#Filmproduction: Hollywood Camera Work - Downloads - Free HD Green Screen Plates and Footage to experiment with

Fake it! First do a move in 3D that you think looks almost right. Then 2D track a point on her body and pin the artifical 3D plate to it. That will transfer the live-action camera-wobble ...


#Filmproduction: Hollywood Camera Work - Downloads - Free HD Green Screen Plates and Footage to experiment with