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Lighting options that don’t require electric power cords are always welcome.  In this tutorial I’ll explore some benefits and workflows when using battery-powered lights on a video set. These constant lights can also be adapted for use on a photo shoot as well. This specific tutorial is from the Video Gear Weekly series presented by […]

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Here’s a look at Photoshop’s new Flame Filter, which can help you create flaming text or even people! Disclaimers: This is only one way to create flames. Flame generator only available in the latest update to Photoshop CC. Follow Howard on Twitter This Post Sponsored by: LensRentals.com Be a kid in a camera store. Rent lenses, cameras, lighting […]

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Editor’s Note: Pixelmator is a popular photo editing package available on the Mac platform only.  In the coming months we’ll continue to provide you coverage of new tools and more software packages. Using Pixelmator’s Repair tool, you can easily remove unwanted blemishes from your photography. Learn how to use the Repair tool in this tutorial to restore damaged pixels. […]

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Roger Cicala, owner of LensRentals.com. We spend a lot of time here at Lensrentals getting dust out of lenses. Dust doesn’t affect an image, except in very rare circumstances, but people want their rental lenses to look nice and clean inside and out, and our inspectors check the inside of every […]

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“Your voice is as important as anyone else’s.”
J.J. Abrams

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When framing and lighting a video interview, you need to give close consideration to where your subject is looking in the frame.  This is often called the eye line and it has a huge impact on overall composition. This is an excerpt from a full-length class from out partners at lynda.com. The complete course is 2 hours […]

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Looking for a spooky image makeover?  Let’s get into the Halloween spirit and learn how to easily carve your name on a tombstone in Photoshop.  To do this we’ll use Layer Styles and an optional filter.  This technique can also be applied in many other instances to create etched or carved lines. Disclaimer: This is […]

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