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Four Creative Ways to Use Masking in Premiere Pro CC

The masking tool – initially found in After Effects – is still one of the most powerful and versatile assets available in Premiere Pro CC. Having the …

Tutorials

Take Your B-Roll Footage to the Next Level with These Three Incredibly Effective Tips

The premise of shooting B-Roll may seem basic, however it can add a tremendous amount of production value to your project. Whether it be clips to cut …

Videography

Tips and Tricks on Finding the Best Camera Angles

It goes without saying, framing and composition has the power to completely change your narrative. As a filmmaker, it’s essential to understand how …

How to Control Contrast So You Always Get Amazing Landscape Photographs

Contrast, sometimes there’s too much, sometimes there’s too little. Contrast in a landscape can make or break the image. But getting the perfect …

Landscape Photography

Make Your Edits Flow - Premiere Pro Editing Tricks

What's Hyperfocal Distance and How Can It Help You Shoot Deep Focus Shots?

You may have never heard of hyperfocal distance before, but you definitely have seen this concept in action.<p>Ah, shallow depth of field. We all …

Landscape Photography

5 Post-Processing Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make

Looking back at my early photography, I shake my head in embarrassment. I know I should be proud of the fact that I’ve come a long way since then, …

Everything you need to know about film and video lights

Welcome to the first in a series of posts looking at the many types of lighting instruments in use on film and TV sets today. This is not intended to …

Get Started With Shooting Video By Learning How to Control Exposure

Whether you’re picking up a camera for the first time to shoot video or you’re coming from the photography side and could use a guide to translate …

Videography

Exclusive Interview: The Creators of Some of The Most Popular LUT Packs Ever

If you haven’t heard of VisionColor LUTs, chances are you’ve seen them in action more than a few times in videos and films.<p><i>Cover image via Mo …

Why is ProRes RAW So Exciting to Creative Professionals?

Apple ProRes is one of the most respected codecs in the film industry, especially for creative professionals. For years, the codec has been an …

Here are three sub $20 way to create good diffusion for filming

If you want to get soft flattering light, you would need to diffuse it. This video by Todd Blankenship, covers three ways to diffuse your point light …

Clean Professional PHOTO SLIDESHOW tutorial in Adobe Premiere Pro

Tutorials

The Rules of Composition

In this video, we’ll discuss the basic rules of composition, covering Aspect ratio, The Rule of thirds, Framing, Balance, Leading Lines and Depth of …

5 Cinematic Intro Titles in Adobe Premiere Pro

8 Lighting Techniques That Will Help You Achieve a 'Cinematic Look'

You want to make your footage look more cinematic? Well, lighting is one of the most powerful tools in your filmmaking toolbox.What elements make a …

Edit Your Videos Faster Than Ever with Ripple Delete Tools in Premiere

Editing, trimming, and moving around clips on your timeline can require more time than it should, especially if you don’t use the ripple delete …

This is why there's no substitute for dedicated video and film lenses

Cinema cameras tend to have enormous blocks of metal on the front end that are designed to clamp lenses in place with absolute precision. Stills …

Cinematography

3 Mistakes All Beginner Editors Make

YouTube

More Efficiency and Flexibility Comes to Character Animator

Since leaving beta at Adobe MAX, Adobe Character Animator CC continues to push the boundaries of a brand new approach to animation. Developed …

Adobe's Latest Creative Cloud Update is Packed with New Video Tools

Adobe has created a unique ecosystem with the Creative Cloud family of software applications.The Adobe Creative Cloud update announced today adds and …

Adobe Premiere

6 Tips for Still Photographers Learning to Shoot Video

Our appetite for video is at an all-time high. YouTube alone is logging one billion hours of video watched per day, and 400 hours of video are being …

Visual Choices: The Relationship Between Sensors and Lenses

How to Use Compressors, Limiters and Noise Gates

At last, you've finished recording all the various components of your audio track and have them carefully assembled in your time line. Now for that …

Animating Audio Reactions in After Effects | PremiumBeat.com

Adobe After Effects

Have you ever wanted to animated the scale or opacity of your text to the beat of music? You see this all the time in commercials and trailers, where …