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Sunday, January 19, 2014

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: After Effects & Maxon Cinema 4D tutorial: Create stunning 3D graphics

After Effects’ 3D engine provides a great toolkit for seamlessly adding elements to renders from 3D suites such as Cinema 4D. Here Swedish artist Jean Pichot details how to push a render created in...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: After Effects & Maxon Cinema 4D tutorial: Create stunning 3D graphics

#Photography: 365 Photo a Day Challenge: Start the Year Right

I like to think of myself as an avid photographer, but there are times when the creativity wanes and the inspiration dries up. The trigger finger stiffens from lack of use and generally I start to ...

#Photography: 365 Photo a Day Challenge: Start the Year Right

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Spirographs in After Effects by Rich Young

Reminds me on turtle graphics in the 70s. Every hippie room had that.
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Spirographs in After Effects had it's 15-minutes of fame years ago and were lost in the mists of time (around here anyway), except for a few tutorial/project posts. Revisiting the topic reveals a variety of approaches and directions.

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Spirographs in After Effects by Rich Young

#Photography: Manipulating Natural Light in Wildlife Photography

When photographing wildlife, the sun is one of the most useful tools that enables you to create something different or add impact to your images. By taking control of your position relative to you...

#Photography: Manipulating Natural Light in Wildlife Photography

#Photography: Lost your Photo Mojo? Ten Tips to Bring Back the Magic

Do the Mojo working, Mojo working, Mojo working…
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We all go through creative blocks. Is it such a bad thing? Or, on the contrary, is it a sign that we need to push ourselves, and grow in the process? I think that a loss of passion may be an opport...

#Photography: Lost your Photo Mojo? Ten Tips to Bring Back the Magic

#Musicproduction: Mastering: 2 Free Exciter VST’s – YouWaShock & ThrillSeeker

One thing that I think all DAW’s should come with is an exciter VST. When used in your mastering they really bring out and make the high ends much more crystal clear and crisper. Here are 2 good fr...

#Musicproduction: Mastering: 2 Free Exciter VST’s – YouWaShock & ThrillSeeker

#Musicproduction: 10 Mixdown Tips For the Aspiring Audio Engineer

This post originally appeared on Cakewalk’s blog. Reprinted with permission. Beginning a mix is something that many people have a hard time figuring out. There really is no single correct approach ...

#Musicproduction: 10 Mixdown Tips For the Aspiring Audio Engineer

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Spirals in After Effects by Rich Young

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Spirals are used as design guides and elements or paths for text, shapes, particles, and layers. Here's a few resources for using and creating spirals in After Effects and other Adobe applications.
Think outside the box (or rather inside the sphere) with A 5-Part Exploration Of After Effects Spiral Filters by Brian Maffitt -- the grand daddy of spiral tutorials (pictured). This is from an era before the Path Text plug-in (RIP) and the Textacy text engine, and even the first commercial web browser!

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Spirals in After Effects by Rich Young

#Photoshop: Knowing Photoshop's Interface

Place and Link is a very useful feature in Adobe InDesign CS6 and onwards, which can link several instances of the same content or objects in your InDesign projects. In this tutorial you will learn...

#Photoshop: Knowing Photoshop's Interface

#Photography: The Art of Timelapse Photography

Timelapse photographer Michael Shainblum has really taken the art to the next level. His videos, which contrast the fast pace of city life and the slow calm of nature, are beautiful depictions of l...

#Photography: The Art of Timelapse Photography

#Photography: Recreating a High Speed Diving Underwater Photo

There are certain photographs that, when we look at them, make us think, “How did they do that?” Then there are others which, though they may be relatively simple at a glance, were surprisingly dif...

#Photography: Recreating a High Speed Diving Underwater Photo

#Photography: Some Reasons Why to Shoot High ISO

The most common photographic fear that I come across these days is when people are afraid to raise the ISO setting on their cameras. Just a handful of years ago, these fears were justified. Raisin...

#Photography: Some Reasons Why to Shoot High ISO