Steve Widoff

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An 8-Minute Crash Course on Blending Modes in Photoshop

Want to get a good grasp of Photoshop’s Blend modes? Here’s an 8-minute crash course on the subject by the Photoshop Training Channel. They may be …

Tutorials

55 Hand-Picked Resources to Help You Learn Graphic Design Quickly

When I began out with learning design, I can remember being absolutely overcome by all the information that is out there. I was sure that knowing how …

Graphic Design

Photoshop Blend Modes: Color vs Luminosity

Photoshop puts a vast arsenal at our disposal to fine tune our images. It seems that the better acquainted we become with it, the more we seek out …

Five Slider Tips for Beginners

There are several tools out on the market for filmmakers to help improve your video with smoother motion throughout the film. One popular choice is …

Tutorials

Cinematographer of TV Series 'Homeland' Talks Shop on Preparation, Film Gear, and More

In this episode of #BehindtheGlass, Albert Ayzenberg sits down with Cinematographer David Klein on the set of "Homeland" to discuss preparation, …

Cinematic COLOUR GRADING like a PRO in 5 mins

Our friend Chris Harvey is back and this is Harvey´s Colour grade example. It's quick easy and simple way of Add that kick ass punch to your images …

This Video Explains All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes in Detail

There are 27 different blending modes in Photoshop, and unless you’re a real retouching junkie, chances are good you haven’t explored each and every …

Use Photoshop to Give Your Landscape Images the Glowing “Orton Effect” with This Video Tutorial

Have you ever wondered how some photographers add a dreamy, ethereal look to their landscapes photos? More often than not, this soft glow is a result …

4 Landscape Photography Tutorials All About Post-Processing

Even after you’ve taken a photo, the image can continue to evolve through post-processing—whether it’s enhancing sharpness, color correction, …

Five Essentials on How to Edit Faster in Adobe Premiere Pro CC from Justin Odisho

Try these five tips for a faster way to edit with the Adobe Premiere Pro software. Workspaces, Adjustment Layers, Presets, Nested Sequences, and …

Tutorials

Skoove is a new iOS app that transforms your iPad into a private piano instructor

Skoove is a new iPad app launching today that helps you learn how to play piano from iOS. The app includes more than 250 interactive lessons and courses that you can follow along with at home as if your iPad was a private piano instructor.<p>Skoove includes a limited number of piano lessons for free …

How to Start Drone Photography

Remember, it's just a flying camera.<p>Let’s be real, drone photography isn’t just about the phenomenal shots you can take of your vacation in the …

Drones

How I Motivate Myself to Make Photos

About to leave our apartment in Hanoi / Macro photo of Cindy’s hand.I have a hard time motivating myself to take photos. This is what works for me:1. …

Street Photography

Wet Mount Scanning: How to Get the Highest Quality Film Scans at Home

Getting high quality film scans usually means taking your film to a local lab or sending it to a not-so-local one if there’s not a lab nearby. But …

How to Create Seamless Cinemagraphs Using Photoshop

Cinemagraphs may not be new but they seem to be popping up more and more as mobile media plays a larger roll in content creation. There are lots of …

Don’t get screwed: the emergency kit every photographer and videographer should have

What are the vital parts of gear you always carry with you to shoots? The essentials should include more than just camera gear to get you covered if …

Color Theory Tutorial for Photographers

Dave Morrow has made a career for himself by photographing serene landscapes and teaching others how to do so from start to finish. For this reason, …

Tutorials

How to Create a ‘Double Exposure’ Using Photoshop

We love a good in-camera double exposure; done right, they can look as surreal as anything we can create in post. But if you don’t have the skills, …

The Best Follow Focus Options for Under $200

When looking to keep focus in difficult shots, it's important to have the right tools for the job. Here are some of the best follow-focus options to …

Cinematography

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Holistic Medicine

Everything You Need to Know About Anamorphic Lenses

<b>Andrew Chan from SLR Magic told us everything you need to know about their new generation of cinematic anamorphic lenses and anamorphic lenses in</b> …

Adding Motion to “Stills” with Cinemagraph Pro

Cinemagraph Pro from Flixel adds motion to a still image. In essence you shoot a sequence of video, and then indicate the area of the image that you …

Sensor Gel Stick

Description<p><b>WARNING:</b> You might find a similar looking item on Amazon from sellers in China. Please do NOT buy those – we have received some horror …

Cameras