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Friday, January 17, 2014

#Photography: How To Photograph A Ghost

Confession: I have never photographed a real ghost. So this tutorial is not going to help you stake out a haunted house or a cemetery, or advise you on which expensive piece of equipment you’ll nee...

#Photography: How To Photograph A Ghost

#Photoshop: Useful Photography Tip #77: How to Get a Background to Go to Pure White

While many photographers sit there and boast about the one light technique (and don’t get us wrong, it’s beautiful) there are times where you’ll want to have a totally white background. And what you’ll need to know is that a one light method can’t do it. No matter how hard you try, no combination of ISO, shutter speed, or aperture will add light to a place where there wasn’t light before–and that’s the key.

#Photoshop: Useful Photography Tip #77: How to Get a Background to Go to Pure White

#Photoshop: Be More Efficient With Layer Styles

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We are learning about Android app development in this series. We already looked at the basic elem... We are learning about Android app development in this series. We already looked at the basic ele...

#Photoshop: Be More Efficient With Layer Styles

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Apply motion tracking to rigid masks with the Rigid Mask Tracker | Learn After Effects CC

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#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Apply motion tracking to rigid masks with the Rigid Mask Tracker | Learn After Effects CC

#Photography: 13 Photos from Photographers on the Road

Not all those who wander are lost. Some of these photos are taken during those travels, wandering around and exploring places. Incredible sights on the road are captured in these photos. Take a loo...

#Photography: 13 Photos from Photographers on the Road

#Photography: How to Shoot Festive Lights from a Car

In keeping with the holiday season I found this video and thought it was not only a unique idea but very timely if you want to give it a go before all the lights come down. Darlene Hildebrandt is t...

#Photography: How to Shoot Festive Lights from a Car

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Create a Portal Below Crumbling Pavement

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to project a texture from your live action footage on to geometry created with After Effects’ built in Shatter plug-in. We are then going to go over how ...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Create a Portal Below Crumbling Pavement

#Filmproduction: Two Audio Tricks for Final Cut Pro X: Audio Skimming and Slow Motion Playback in the FCPX Timeline

Final Cut Pro X has added a handy audio skimming feature that allows you to hear playback of clips simply by mousing over them in either the Timeline or the Event Browser. Similar to FCPX’s defaul...

#Filmproduction: Two Audio Tricks for Final Cut Pro X: Audio Skimming and Slow Motion Playback in the FCPX Timeline

#Writing: Email Matters

The ease of dashing off an email is both a convenience and a deadly snare.
Emails are not as public as a Twitter tweet, but can lead to grief for the unwary. We’ve all heard the horror stories of the jokester who says something outrageous intended for the eyes ...

#Writing: Email Matters

#Photography: Tips from a Pro: Using Trees for Dramatic Landscape Photography

Whether en masse or standing nobly on their own, trees play a huge environmental and emotional role in all of our lives. The tree, in many parts of the world, is our seasonal barometer. If we are l...

#Photography: Tips from a Pro: Using Trees for Dramatic Landscape Photography

#Photoshop: Understanding Smart Objects Via Copy

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If you've looked into this topic before, you've probably noticed that the majority of sky replace... If you've looked into this topic before, you've probably noticed that the majority of sky replac...

#Photoshop: Understanding Smart Objects Via Copy

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Build Me Some Hope: Create a Swinging Head of Hair Using Expressions

We’ll use 3D layers and some clever expressions to create a swinging head of hair for the puppet head. We’ll combine these with Mettle’s FreeForm to show one way of having layers work with 3D plug-ins to achieve a great looking end result.

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Build Me Some Hope: Create a Swinging Head of Hair Using Expressions

#Musicproduction: How To Create The Eric Clapton Sound Avid With Eleven Rack - Pro Tools Expert - Avid Pro Tools

In this FREE video tutorial James shows how to create the Eric Clapton guitar sound using the Eleven Rack. Download the Eleven Preset here for FREE

#Musicproduction: How To Create The Eric Clapton Sound Avid With Eleven Rack - Pro Tools Expert - Avid Pro Tools