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Friday, November 22, 2013

#Writing: Word of the Day: Empirical

Empirical is an adjective that describes a study or technique that relies upon observation and physical evidence as opposed to theory. It comes from Latin empiricus, “a physician guided by experien...

#Writing: Word of the Day: Empirical

#Photoshop: How to achieve perfect black and white effects in Photoshop

Open your image and go to Layer>Duplicate Layer. In the pop-up box, set Document to New, and give it a name. Hit OK, and a copy of your image will open. Place it next to your original image, side b...

#Photoshop: How to achieve perfect black and white effects in Photoshop

#Photoshop: What is a Clipping Mask?

I always wanted to know…
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Photoshop Basix, by Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor, Martin Perhiniak includes 25 short video tutorials, around 5 – 10 minutes in length that will teach you all the fundamentals of working with Photoshop. Today’s tutorial, Part 13: What is a Clipping Mask Then will explain clipping masks, the advantages of clipped adjustments, and how they compare to layer masks.

#Photoshop: What is a Clipping Mask?

#Photography: Bold Concert Photographer Criticized for His Disruption, But the Results are Impressive

The argument over whether or not to use a flash when shooting a live concert comes down to two distinct issues, one technical and the other ethical. On the one hand, using a flash in a low light setting gives you a tremendous advantage over your environment for capturing quality shots. On the other, there’s the knowledge that the flash is distracting and annoying, to the performers and audience members alike.

#Photography: Bold Concert Photographer Criticized for His Disruption, But the Results are Impressive


#Musicproduction: The best #free VST/AU plugins of 2013

I use Zebralette (in part 2), a great synthie
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Plugins, plugins, plugins. You want them and you want tough pros to give you information about their experience working with the best ones. So here we go, after 10 Best Plugins For Game Sound Desig...

#Musicproduction: The best #free VST/AU plugins of 2013

#Photoshop: How to Illustrate an Astronaut in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will show you how to create sci-fi concept art by illustrating an astronaut that is performing maintenance during a space walk.

#Photoshop: How to Illustrate an Astronaut in Photoshop


#Photoshop: Hidden Features of the Pen Tool

In this episode we will explain a Pen Tool feature that has the potential to completely change the way that you draw with paths in Photoshop.

#Photoshop: Hidden Features of the Pen Tool


#Photography: Playing With Fire: Steel Wool Spinning in the Landscape

If you’ve been following my articles no doubt you have tried painting with light or using a wide-angle lens for landscape photography. You may have found some interesting ways to exploit the colour...

#Photography: Playing With Fire: Steel Wool Spinning in the Landscape

#Photoshop: The Fun and Upbeat Illustrations of Imaginism Studios

Imaginism Studios is a group of independent and well-known artists that produce some of the most fun and upbeat designs, concepts, and illustrations that you will see from a studio or agency. In th...

#Photoshop: The Fun and Upbeat Illustrations of Imaginism Studios

#Photography: How to Optimize Photos for Search Engines

When I first started in journalism a few lifetimes and two careers ago, a writer had three things to worry about: writing a solid story, getting it in on time, and keeping your editor happy. That w...

#Photography: How to Optimize Photos for Search Engines

#Photography: Experimenting with Product Photography

Every genre of photography comes with its own set of challenges. But perhaps one of the most difficult genres is product photography. In product photography, every little detail matters. Every high...

#Photography: Experimenting with Product Photography


#Photoshop: Using Paragraph and Character Styles in Photoshop CS6

In this past, working with a lot of text in Photoshop was a hassle. Global changes to text simply could not be made easily. In Photoshop CS6, Adobe has given us new ways to manage our text. This ep...

#Photoshop: Using Paragraph and Character Styles in Photoshop CS6


#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Apply motion tracking to rigid masks with the Rigid Mask Tracker

Join Adobe’s Dave Helmly, Sr. Manager, Solutions Consulting Pro Video/Audio and NVIDIA’s Greg Estes, GM of Media and Entertainment Industry live from IBC 2013 to hear about exciting new professiona…

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Apply motion tracking to rigid masks with the Rigid Mask Tracker