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Thursday, November 7, 2013

#Photoshop: Add Dramatic Rain to a Photo in Photoshop

I like the mirror effect. That's why the wooden ground will reflect if wet. Very tricky.
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In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to add a dramatic rain effect to a photo in Photoshop. While rain effects are not new to Photoshop, we will go a step further and show how to make the imag...

#Photoshop: Add Dramatic Rain to a Photo in Photoshop

#Writing: Old Guard and Young Turks

Both terms, Old Guard and Young Turks, have been adopted for various purposes. According to the Wikipedia disambiguation pages, the terms have been applied to everything from a magazine and Interne...

#Writing: Old Guard and Young Turks

#Photoshop: The Secrets of Photoshop's Retouching Tools (Part 2)

In the second part of this mini series on Photoshop's retouching tools, Martin Perhiniak will talk about the differences between Photoshop's suite of retouching tools.

#Photoshop: The Secrets of Photoshop's Retouching Tools (Part 2)


#Photography: Quick tip for taking well-exposed shots every time

Taking a well-exposed shot can be a tricky thing to get right, particularly when you are using manual modes and choosing your setting yourself. It can be disappointing to get home from a days shoot...

#Photography: Quick tip for taking well-exposed shots every time

#Photoshop: Create a Surreal “Game of Thrones” Photo Manipulation

Open Photoshop and ant the top of the screen select the option File – New. The size has to be Width: 2249 and Height: 2000 Place the model in the new file and resize it if is necessary. I resize it...

#Photoshop: Create a Surreal “Game of Thrones” Photo Manipulation

The Cold Beauty - a #poetry

The Cold Beauty


She is a cold and austere beauty
And her look it makes me freeze
But her gentle words hit me
Like a softly blowing breeze

#Photography: A tip for connecting your viewer with your photo

I like to picture other people while they take a photo. It gives a little life to the photo. People look funny watching their camera while others pose on their command.
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The appeal of a photograph is a numbers game. Not everyone is going to be interested in it. For a photograph to have impact it needs to reach out to people in some way. It does not matter how good ...

#Photography: A tip for connecting your viewer with your photo

#Filmproduction: Writing a Video Treatment

When creating a video project (particularly for a client), one of the best of the things you can create is a treatment. The treatment is considered a standard part of the development cycle for most...

#Filmproduction: Writing a Video Treatment

#Photography: Tips for Great Candlelight Photography

On this photo I would add reflections in the eyes.
ViennaCC

Want to create a romantic or dramatic mood in your next photo? Try candlelight as a lighting choice. Candle lit photos are absolutely beautiful when taken correctly. As this is a low light situatio...

#Photography: Tips for Great Candlelight Photography

#Musicproduction: How to use Pro Tools' Strip Silence function

Pro Tools comes with a very handy function that allows you to clean your tracks in no time. All you have to do is set a threshold that tells Pro Tools that you would like to get rid of any signal u...

#Musicproduction: How to use Pro Tools' Strip Silence function

#Photography: Tips for Street Photography

Street photography involves getting down and dirty. It is one of the most dynamic and exciting genres of photography. The streets of major cities are always full of people and where there are people, there are stories. Street photos capture reality and hence require some thought and imagination. With a good sense of ...

#Photography: Tips for Street Photography

#Photoshop: Create a Beautiful Sunrise Scene with an Old House

Create a new document with size 1300×800 px and fill it with white (or any color you like). Open sky stock. Use Retangular Marquee Tool to make a selection on sky part and use Move Tool (V) to drag...

#Photoshop: Create a Beautiful Sunrise Scene with an Old House

#Photography: 40 of the Most Powerful Photographs Captured in the Last Century

It’s often said that a picture is worth a thousand words. More than words, though, photographs can stir up countless feelings. Photojournalists are especially skilled at choosing just the right tim...

#Photography: 40 of the Most Powerful Photographs Captured in the Last Century

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: How to Build Expression-Driven Text Effects

Download of source files included. I like to play with text effects, but I never tried expressions.
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In this tutorial, I would like to show you how to create some text effects by only using a single expression. Click on the Animate options, choose Fill color, then RGB. This is done to make color...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: How to Build Expression-Driven Text Effects