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Sunday, November 10, 2013

#Filmproduction: How to Perform an Automatic Color Balance in Final Cut Pro X

FCP X allows you to white balance your clips using the color balance tool within the Inspector, in combination with its integrated analyzation tool. When you import your clips, you have the option ...


#Filmproduction: How to Perform an Automatic Color Balance in Final Cut Pro X

#Photoshop: Tutorial: Paint from a photo

Open any image to begin. Separate the image into sections, for example, the sky, buildings, tress and grass, boats and water. To keep things as simple as possible we are using the Magic Wand. Thing...

#Photoshop: Tutorial: Paint from a photo

#Musicproduction: Intro to Musical Intervals

The distance between two notes is called an Interval. There are twelve notes in the chromatic scale which creates twelve possible inter...

#Musicproduction: Intro to Musical Intervals

#SocialMedia: Where Does Facebook Stop and the NSA Begin?

NSA begins at my harddrive. Facebook ends on some servers around the world.
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That social norm is just something that has evolved over time is how Mark Zuckerberg justified hijacking your privacy in 2010, after Facebook imperiously reset everyone's default settings to public.

#SocialMedia: Where Does Facebook Stop and the NSA Begin?

#Filmproduction: TIPS TO AVOID CHANGING YOUR FILM AFTER PICTURE LOCK: PT 2

It happens. You think you’ve finished your film and then you find something in it that you want to change. It’s not the end of the world, but in my prior article about making changes after picture...

#Filmproduction: TIPS TO AVOID CHANGING YOUR FILM AFTER PICTURE LOCK: PT 2

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Create a Seamless Morph Push Transition

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In this tutorial, we’ll cover a neat technique using Liquify to do a morph. Instead of morphing from one face to another, we’ll morph from a wide shot to a close up. This will create a seamless tra...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Create a Seamless Morph Push Transition


#Photography: Portable Butterfly Lighting Setup for Headshots

Advertising is a funny thing. Its goal is to entice the viewer to purchase or otherwise further engage with the person, product, or service being sold. To do that often requires semantic trickery, ...

#Photography: Portable Butterfly Lighting Setup for Headshots


#Photoshop: What You Need to Know About Working with Vectors in Photoshop

While Photoshop is essentially a pixel-based image editing application, it also includes a considerable amount of features to help you work with vector graphics and type. In this tutorial, we are g...

#Photoshop: What You Need to Know About Working with Vectors in Photoshop


#Guitar: Fingerpicking Patterns (Part 1)

Fingerstyle guitar is a technique where the strings are plucked using fingers, fingernails, or finger picks. Many different styles of music make use of fingerstyle including: classical, flamenco, a...

#Guitar: Fingerpicking Patterns (Part 1)

#Photography: Street Photography Tip from Chuck Jines: Embrace the Grain

Keeping an open eye and a steady hand are one of the things you have to master when practicing street photography. In addition to that, you have to be fully aware of the surroundings, what the acti...

#Photography: Street Photography Tip from Chuck Jines: Embrace the Grain


#Photoshop: Video Shows How Quickly Photoshoot of Model Can Be Manipulated Using Photoshop

That's how supermodels are made. If this is your girlfriend, would you recognize her?
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It’s no secret that beauty industry uses Photoshop to touch up images but this video created by Global Democracy in 2011 shows a more than just a little bit of touching up. The model’s hair, neck are legs …

#Photoshop: Video Shows How Quickly Photoshoot of Model Can Be Manipulated Using Photoshop


#Photography: HDR Photography Basics and How to Get Started

Quick Reminder: Only a few days left! in the deal on: Trey Ratcliff’s HDR Photomatix Presets High dynamic range photography is still in its infancy as an art form, but it’s becoming more and more p...

#Photography: HDR Photography Basics and How to Get Started