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Friday, January 10, 2014

#Photoshop: Create a Magma Hot Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will explain how to create a magma hot text effect using layer styles and textures in Photoshop.

#Photoshop: Create a Magma Hot Text Effect in Photoshop

#Writing: Alternate vs. Alternative

One of my favorite DWT commenters took me to task for my use of alternate instead of alternative in this passage: in modern English writing, kn is an alternate spelling for the sound /n/, and …

#Writing: Alternate vs. Alternative

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Creating a Stylized Spinning 3D Globe With Native AE tools

Showing that some tasks do not require 3rd party plugins lie you might think, Mikey Borup walks through creating a newscast style 3D spinning globe in After Effects using only After Effects native ...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Creating a Stylized Spinning 3D Globe With Native AE tools


#SocialMedia: 9 Social Media Resolutions for 2014

You know the drill — new year, new start. You may be planning to slim down, give up that gross habit or get your life in order in some way. But have you given any thought to your online world? We'r...

#SocialMedia: 9 Social Media Resolutions for 2014

I Think This Is Love - a #poetry

I Think This Is Love


I read your mail you sent last night
Fascinated by your words
My hands are moved by mysterious might
Reply, reply like twittering birds
I think this is love

#Photography: At Work With a Professional Sailing Photographer

Onne van der Wal sums it up pretty accurately as he describes what it is like to be a sailing photographer in the short clip you see below. When most of us think of sailing, we think about sunny af...

#Photography: At Work With a Professional Sailing Photographer

#Photoshop: The Secrets of Photoshop's Retouching Tools (Part 3)

In the third part of this mini series inside the Shortcuts series, Martin Perhiniak will explain how to combine the advantages of the Healing Brush and the Clone Stamp tool as well as how to make the most of selections while retouching.

#Photoshop: The Secrets of Photoshop's Retouching Tools (Part 3)


#Photoshop: A Clone Stamp Tool for Everyone

A Clone Stamp Tool for Everyone will explain a little about retouching images and cloning non-destructively and wisely.

#Photoshop: A Clone Stamp Tool for Everyone


#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Build Me Some Hope: Create A Facial Rig For Your Puppet

Here in Part 2, you will learn how to setup a rig to control your puppet’s face. We’ll walk you through the whole set up including how to use Nulls and the Puppet Tool. We’ll then demonstrate how to create slider controls to facilitate facial animation in After Effects.

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Build Me Some Hope: Create A Facial Rig For Your Puppet

#Photoshop: Parchment Design in Photoshop - #Tutorial

Today we are going to work on a nice Photoshop Tutorial, in this tutorial we are going to design a Parchment in Photoshop. Parchment is a Durable Writing Surface in ancient and medieval times, made...

#Photoshop: Parchment Design in Photoshop - [Photoshop Tutorial]

#Photography: Planning and Packing Camera Lenses for a Holiday or Trip

When you’re packing photography equipment for a holiday, it’s hard to decide what to take. You want to take enough to get good photos, but not so much that it weighs you down or takes up too much s...

#Photography: Planning and Packing Camera Lenses for a Holiday or Trip

#SocialMedia: 10 Tips for Social Media Optimization (SMO) of your website

I believe in the power of SEO, there is a new offering we have started providing to clients which we call Social Media Optimization (SMO). The concept behind SMO is simple: implement changes to optimize a site so that it is more easily linked to, more highly visible in social media searches on custom search engines (such as Technorati), and more frequently included in relevant posts on blogs, podcasts and vlogs...

#SocialMedia: 10 Tips for Social Media Optimization (SMO) of your website

#Photography: Portrait Tutorial Feast

Now it’s time to move to portraits. Hopefully you’ll have some time with family and friends this holiday season, and had a feast or two.

#Photography: Portrait Tutorial Feast