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Photoshop Better | Setting Up A Retouching Workflow With A Tablet & Custom Brushes

Photoshop is its own kind of environment. When you’re a new user, everything is overwhelming and daunting, but when you start to devote more of your …

Tutorials

A Quick Fix for Correcting Distortion in Stitched Panoramas

Sometimes when you're out shooting that epic landscape, in order to capture the entire view, you need to shoot a series of images on location and …

Landscape Photography

Photography In The Sunshine State

<i>Newnan’s Lake, Alachua County, Florida</i><p>So you’re coming to Florida this winter! It has been nearly 500 years since Ponce de León began the Florida …

Nature Photography

Stalking Cinema: The Surrogacy of Tracking Shots

A new video compiles the best examples from contemporary films.<p>Out of all the kinetic uses of camera employed by cinematographers, for my money none …

David Fincher

After Effects: Top 10 Things You Should Know How To Create

January 8, 2017, Adobe After Effects Tutorials, 249 views<p>It’s the beginning of the new year and if it’s your new years resolution to learn how to use …

Video Editing Tips: 3 Options for Creating Stylish Logo Reveals

Whether you’re using Premiere Pro, After Effects, or Cinema 4D, there are plenty of resources available to help you quickly create a stylish logo …

Pan and Scan Still Photos to Get the Ken Burns Effect

Hi, my name is Thomas Skowronski and today we’re going to be perfecting the pan and scan effect. Our first step is going to be to set up our …

After Effects Tutorial: Kinetic Typography Motion Graphics

January 8, 2017, Adobe After Effects Tutorials, 275 views<p>In this After Effects Tutorial we will create Kinetic Typography Motion Graphics. Kinetic …

Tutorial: How to Make Your Own Overhead Shooting Rig

Here's a way to build a rig that'll let you shoot some sweet overhead shots.<p>Overhead shots can be simply pretty to look at, but they can also be …

Videography

Why You Should Always Set the Profile in Lightroom Before You Start Editing

Now that I have used Lightroom for many years, processing photos from two different camera systems (Canon EOS and Fujifilm X-series), I have realized …

Cameras

Advanced video stabilisation with Premiere and After Effects

One of the most off putting things for viewers of video is shaky footage. The best way to keep the camera steady is to use a tripod, but sometimes we …

Quickly create shape layers from masks - After Effects Tutorial

Creating & Using Masks in After Effects

IBC 2016: Teradek Sphere SDI lets you monitor & stream 360° video in real-time

Shares 24<p>Back at NAB 2016, Teradek introduced the Sphere, a quad HDMI device that can stitch together inputs from 4 different cameras to give you a …

Editible Lower Thirds - After Effects and Premiere Pro CC 2014 Tutorial

We’re Giving Away 3 Think Tank Photo Camera Bags Worth $975

<b>Update on 9/7/16</b>: This giveaway is now over and the winners have been announced at the end of this post.<p>The PetaPixel Photography Podcast passed the …

Fujifilm FinePix

Raspberry Pi Wearable Timelapse Camera

Read about the project here: http://manoj.ninja<p>Setup<p>Install Raspbian Jessie Lite onto your Raspberry Pi and run:<p>Setup Access Point<p>Edit the iface …

3 Simple Steps to Give Your Subjects Amazing Eyes In Photoshop

Many can debate the ethical use of Photoshop, but if you strip down its use to a core idea, the editing software is meant to enhance imagery and …

Tutorials

Forced Projections in Motion by Mark Spencer

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how turn a photograph into an animated scene using a “forced perspective” …

How to Build Your Own $18,000 Robotic 360° Camera Rig for $650

In one of the most daring (and cost saving) feats of do it yourself engineering we’ve ever seen, the folks at YouTube channel Indy Mogul managed to …

Post Production Plug-ins Buyers Guide

Have you ever you seen an effect in a TV ad or feature film and wondered, “How the heck did they do that?” It’s likely they used one or many …

Three tools to rule them all: How to fix anything in Photoshop with three basic tools

I know – that title sounds a little bit like clickbait-ish. But! It’s not! (well not this time). You don’t need a lot of fancy tools to fix most …

After Effects Basics #8 - How to Use Lights, Cameras & Z-space

The FAA Just Released Its New Drone Rule Book

Want to fly? Here's the 170,000 words you need to read<p>Today, the Federal Aviation Administration released its new book of drones rules. The summary is almost a thousand words long. The full 624 page rulebook is, at roughly 170,000 words, about as long as Joseph Heller’s <i>Catch 22</i>. The rules are long …

After Effects - Make masks with Shapes using Track Matte

Design a branded loading animation in After Effects

Good visual design is becoming easier and easier to come by. It's getting harder to tell who's got real design chops, and who just has access to …

Graphics

How to light up a green screen for a perfect key and seamless compositing

Setting up a green screen to record footage of a subject that will be cut out and composited into another background has become commonplace these …

Learn How to Properly Light a Green Screen

The green screen effect (also known as "chroma keying") is highly useful and pretty cool. Lighting a green screen is a royal pain in the neck, …

Wedding Workshop One | Communication, Planning, & Happy Clients: 10 Ways to Amaze and Impress Throughout The Wedding

You are watching a free tutorial from Wedding Workshop One | Communication, Planning, & Happy Clients.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium …

Weddings