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Mobile Mondays: Get the most out of the Samsung Galaxy S10 camera
A beginner’s guide to After Effects, part one: Getting started
Express yourself with numbers: An After Effects tutorial
Nature photography: Just enjoy it!
Enhance your video skill set with Post|Production World
Removing a sunburn
Using HDR Toning in Photoshop to enhance smartphone photos
Understanding depth of field in nature photography
Q&A: Harness the power of video with Brightcove
Remove background audio noise with the Noise Reduction effect in Adobe Audition
Bringing images to life with Paravent
Client cancellations? Here’s how to use your time wisely

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Nature: Just Enjoy IT

Nature photography: Just enjoy it!

Like many, I find nature photography enjoyable and a fantastic hobby. It’s easy to overthink this style of photography and put unnecessary stress on yourself. We all know what we tell ourselves: “I’ve got to make sure I’m setup on

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Removing a sunburn

We’ve probably all been guilty of not using sunblock, but there is no reason for a sunburn to ruin the subject of your photo. If you don’t fix the sunburn, you risk it becoming the unintended focal point of your

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Nature Photography Depth of Field

Understanding depth of field in nature photography

Like many, I find nature photography enjoyable and a fantastic hobby. As a professional videographer, many concepts I’ve learned apply to nature photography. One of the most important is depth of field. Depth of field Proper depth of field can

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Harness the Power of Video

Q&A: Harness the power of video with Brightcove

Brightcove is a leading video platform that makes video work for you. Founded in 2004, the company provides technical and innovative ways to deliver a great video experience to your clients that helps grow your brand and revenue. As a

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After Effects Tutorial - Paravent

Bringing images to life with Paravent

Paravent is a useful script for Adobe After Effects that lets you take a still image and bring it to life. What’s a script? In After Effects, it’s a bunch of commands that tell the program to perform a series

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After Effects Tutorial - Fractal Noise Basics

Creating fog with Fractal Noise in After Effects

Fractal Noise is a loaded effect within After Effects that creates grayscale noise, and can be used for numerous things, such as creating patterns and textures, transitions and effects, and displacement maps. I’m talking amazing textures ranging from rocks to

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Moving From Photoshop to After Effects

Moving from Photoshop to After Effects

It may seem daunting to learn the robust interface of After Effects — Adobe’s visual effects, motion graphics and compositing application. But if you are a designer or photographer familiar with Photoshop, you’ll already know some aspects of the program.

Read More
sunburn-featured

Removing a sunburn

We’ve probably all been guilty of not using sunblock, but there is no reason for a sunburn to ruin the subject of your photo. If you don’t fix the sunburn, you risk it becoming the unintended focal point of your

Read More
Nature Photography Depth of Field

Understanding depth of field in nature photography

Like many, I find nature photography enjoyable and a fantastic hobby. As a professional videographer, many concepts I’ve learned apply to nature photography. One of the most important is depth of field. Depth of field Proper depth of field can

Read More
Harness the Power of Video

Q&A: Harness the power of video with Brightcove

Brightcove is a leading video platform that makes video work for you. Founded in 2004, the company provides technical and innovative ways to deliver a great video experience to your clients that helps grow your brand and revenue. As a

Read More
After Effects Tutorial - Paravent

Bringing images to life with Paravent

Paravent is a useful script for Adobe After Effects that lets you take a still image and bring it to life. What’s a script? In After Effects, it’s a bunch of commands that tell the program to perform a series

Read More
After Effects Tutorial - Fractal Noise Basics

Creating fog with Fractal Noise in After Effects

Fractal Noise is a loaded effect within After Effects that creates grayscale noise, and can be used for numerous things, such as creating patterns and textures, transitions and effects, and displacement maps. I’m talking amazing textures ranging from rocks to

Read More
Moving From Photoshop to After Effects

Moving from Photoshop to After Effects

It may seem daunting to learn the robust interface of After Effects — Adobe’s visual effects, motion graphics and compositing application. But if you are a designer or photographer familiar with Photoshop, you’ll already know some aspects of the program.

Read More
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Green screen on-the-go

A green screen kit is handy for many video projects, but you may not own one because it seems costly to purchase or a pain to setup.  I thought the same thing when starting out, but after the expense of

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