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Sunday, September 15, 2013

#Filmproduction #AfterEffects:Expressions, Form, Particular: free tutorial

Several of After Effects training guru Harry Frank's tutorial series are now free: After Effects Expressions, Trapcode Particular, and Trapcode Form.
Here's the summary description, and a sample from Harry:
Targeted at the designer, this 3 hour series teaches you how to use expressions in every day projects. This series has quickly become the go-to place to efficiently learn After Effects Expressions! Includes all project files and a Quick Reference PDF to aid in learning. The six lessons are as follows:
1.Introduction to Expressions
2.Introduction to Arrays and Variables
3.3D Text: Arrays and variables continued
4.Random Numbers and Text Strings
5.Expression Control, Randomness and Probability
6.Audio to Keyframes

#Filmproduction #AfterEffects:Expressions, Form, Particular: free tutorial

#Photoshop: Basic Explanation of Photoshop Layers - #free download source file

Are you new to Photoshop? Have you been trying to teach yourself the basics of Photoshop but have found the amount of educational material available on the net a bit overwhelming? As the world’s #1...
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#Photoshop: Basic Explanation of Photoshop Layers - #free download source file

#Photography:Coping with Extreme Brightness (Without HDR)

Good photographers learn to work within the limitations of their equipment and learn to cope with scenes where the brightness range is too great for the camera’s sensor to handle. Here are some ide...

#Photography:Coping with Extreme Brightness (Without HDR)

#Filmproduction #Photography: How Not to Eff Up Your Next Photo/Video Shoot

I’m big-time stoked to bring to my blog a heavy hitter in the world of adventure storytelling. Corey Rich has done commercial work for everyone from Apple and Adidas to SI and Outside. He has an ea...

#Filmproduction #Photography: How Not to Eff Up Your Next Photo/Video Shoot

#MusicProduction: Open Mic: What Advice Would You Give a Beginner About Songwriting

Imagine a friend is just getting into music creation, and have just started work on their first song. What advice would you give them? Do you have any tips about coming up with the lyrics? What abo...
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#MusicProduction: Open Mic: What Advice Would You Give a Beginner About Songwriting

#Photoshop: Episode 10 - Chrome Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial

In this episode I show you how to create this classic Chrome Text Effect in Photoshop CC/CS6. This technique can be used not only to create shiny photo realistic chrome, but almost any shape can be...

#Photoshop: Episode 10 - Chrome Text Effect Photoshop Tutorial


#Photography:How To Take Ridiculously Unique Photos

How do you make your photography more meaningful, moving and unique? Lately, I’ve been fascinated with the idea that our motivations significantly influence the quality of photography we create. Th...

#Photography:How To Take Ridiculously Unique Photos

#Filmproduction: Lift and Extract, Delete, and Ripple-Delete | Learn #Premiere Pro CC

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#Filmproduction: Lift and Extract, Delete, and Ripple-Delete | Learn #Premiere Pro CC


#SocialMedia:Get Your Free Social Media Etiquette Guide And Get Sculpted

Unless you’ve been sleeping, then you can’t have missed the countless articles and predictions on why Social Media is going to be so powerful in 2012, and why brands and small businesses should be ...
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#SocialMedia:Get Your Free Social Media Etiquette Guide And Get Sculpted

#MusicProduction: Quick Tip: Using Musical High Pass Filters

In this quick tip, we continue looking at classic workhorse effects, in this case high pass filters. We know that it’s important to use them to remove unwanted subsonics, and create space and contr...

#MusicProduction: Quick Tip: Using Musical High Pass Filters


#Writing: 3 Examples of Proper Attribution of Quotations

‘Of the 230 companies we inventoried in 1984, 54 had gone out of business or been taken over by 1987. From 1981 to 1994, we lost 84 percent,’ said Smith.” Interrupt a quotation of more than one...

#Writing: 3 Examples of Proper Attribution of Quotations

#Photoshop: Adobe Answers Photographer’s Uproar with Low Cost Bundle

Back in May, Adobe made the decision to end perpetual licensing on some of its software (most notably Photoshop), forcing many users to convert to the subscription based Creative Cloud option. This...

#Photoshop: Adobe Answers Photographer’s Uproar with Low Cost Bundle 

#Photography:How to Create a Porcelain Skin Effect with Boudoir Photography

The human body has been a common subject of photography since the 19th century, when nude “artist studies” first served as substitutes for live models. Over time, nude photography progressed into i...

#Photography:How to Create a Porcelain Skin Effect with Boudoir Photography


#Filmproduction #AfterEffects: The Extract Effect | SternFX

The power of the Extract Effect inside Adobe After Effects, This effect creates transparency by keying out a specified brightness range, based on a histogram of a specified channel. It’s best used ...

#Filmproduction #AfterEffects: The Extract Effect | SternFX


#Photography:The Changing Perception of “Snapshot” Photography

When’s the last time your printed one of your photographs? We live in an age of immediacy. It’s not unheard of to take several pictures a day and share them on Facebook within seconds of their capt...

#Photography:The Changing Perception of “Snapshot” Photography 


#Photoshop: 3 Reasons To Keep Your Old Photoshop Version

If you’re moving from Photoshop CS5 or CS6 to Photoshop CC you may be tempted to clean up your computer and remove the older Photoshop version from it. After all there’s no point leaving it there i...

3 Reasons To Keep Your Old Photoshop Version