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Thursday, December 19, 2013

#Photoshop: Comprehensive Guide to Working With Video in Photoshop

While Photoshop is well-known as a photo editor, most people probably don't realize that it also includes some powerful video editing features, as well. In this tutorial, we will show you how to us...

#Photoshop: Comprehensive Guide to Working With Video in Photoshop


#Writing: News and Houses

Lately I’ve noticed that several announcers on NPR (National Public Radio)–both national and local announcers–have taken to pronouncing the word news as [noos]. U.S. and British speakers usually di...

#Writing: News and Houses

#Photography: 30 Street Photography Images to Inspire You

Street Photography – that subject that makes many an experienced photographer run and hide. Done well, it documents daily life, society as we know it today.

#Photography: 30 Street Photography Images to Inspire You

#Photoshop: Mockup Blister Packaging in Photoshop

Designers and clients often have different ideas about how a finished product should be presented. Designers want to show the finished artwork, clients want to know exactly how their design will look on the shelves. In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to create a mockup for some blister packaging so that you can present your design to your clients.

#Photoshop: Mockup Blister Packaging in Photoshop

Love Is The Key - a #poetry

Love Is The Key


I saw you siting there and I want you, want you
My eyes have followed where you gone to, gone to
You did not say a word
But the thoughts you had I heard

#Photoshop: Quick Tip: Create a Glass Text Effect in Photoshop Using Layer Styles

In this quick tip tutorial we will show you how to create a glass text effect using layer styles in Photoshop. Let's get started! The following assets were used during the production of this tutori...

#Photoshop: Quick Tip: Create a Glass Text Effect in Photoshop Using Layer Styles

#Photoshop: Secrets of the Layer Panel (Part 1)

Want to learn more about how to manage your layers? In this episode we will discuss some rarely used features that will help you work more efficiently in Photoshop. These features include how to me...

#Photoshop: Secrets of the Layer Panel (Part 1)

#Photoshop: How to Use Drop Shadows in Photoshop

Photoshop layer styles are a popular way to add effects, such as drop shadows and strokes, to layers in a non-destructive way. With the right knowledge and experience, any effect can be achieved. To achieve these effects, however, you need to understand what each setting does and how they can be combined to achieve a certain look. In this series by John Shaver from Design Panoply, we will explain every aspect of Photoshop’s layer styles feature and show you how to unlock their potential. In this article, Part 2: How to Use Drop Shadows in Photoshop we will explain the Drop Shadow settings, what they each do, and how we can use them to create different effects.

#Photoshop: How to Use Drop Shadows in Photoshop

#Filmproduction: #FinalCut: The four types of Final Cut Pro X people

At FCP.co we don't really get into slanging wars about which NLE is better, but a recent post got our blood boiling. Rather than pick apart the article piece by piece, we thought we would take a wi...

#Filmproduction: #FinalCut: The four types of Final Cut Pro X people

#Photoshop: The Ultimate Guide to Adjustment Layers - Gradient Map

Martin is a Hungarian graphic designer, digital artist and an Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor (Design Master). He is currently teaching and working in London but usually travels around the UK...

#Photoshop: The Ultimate Guide to Adjustment Layers - Gradient Map


#SocialMedia: Beyoncé Shows How Social Media is Changing Marketing

Beyoncé has flipped the traditional marketing model on its head.
At midnight on Thursday, Beyoncé released her new self-titled album as a surprise to fans and the music industry. Columbia, her record label, chose not to follow the typical industry playbook...

#SocialMedia: Beyoncé Shows How Social Media is Changing Marketing

#Writing: Itch vs. Scratch

Confusion as to whether to use scratch or itch is evident on the web. For example, the video of a cat scratching its own back has the label, “Cat itches his own back.” A pet care site features the ...

#Writing: Itch vs. Scratch

#Photography: Artist Creates 11-Acre Aerial Portrait Based on Photograph

30,000 wooden stakes, 2,000 tonnes of soil, and 2,000 tonnes of sand. That’s what it took for Cuban-American artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada and his team of local Belfastian volunteers, businesses, a...

#Photography: Artist Creates 11-Acre Aerial Portrait Based on Photograph

#Photoshop: Demo: How to create great panoramas in Photoshop

Bryan O’Neil Hughes shows how to create great panoramas from multiple photos (including Content-Aware Fill magic) in just under 4 1/2 minutes.

#Photoshop: Demo: How to create great panoramas in Photoshop