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An In-Depth Look at Selling, Budgeting, and Planning Video Projects - I recently spoke at an ASMP event in Michigan on how photographers could increase their business opportunities as well as expand into video. The goal was to offer practical advice. This class is unedited, so you hear the occasional things that go wrong in a live presentation (like people coughing in the audience). But the […]
Aquatic Color Zoning & Shooting with the GoPro Hero - One of my favorite ways to spend a sunny afternoon is to grab the kids, the GoPro & monopod and head for water. If you’ve owned a GoPro Hero camera and have experimented with underwater shooting in creeks and streams, you’re probably well-accustomed to the flat and somewhat colorless results that can occur, especially in […]
How to Post Your Video to Vimeo - Now that you’ve learned how to edit videos and slideshows in Adobe Photoshop, we want to make sure you know the best steps to be able to share your video with clients or friends and family onto your own personal Vimeo Channel. To get started uploading your video on Vimeo, follow the steps below: Step […]
3 Tips for Time-Lapses Worth Keeping - I’ve fallen in love with time-lapse photography. It allows me to show change in a picture over time, and that’s makes my image more engaging and more endearing. I’ve been shooting lots of time-lapse over the last year, but I’ve only finished a handful of the sequences into video files because I often do one […]
Exporting & Sharing Your Video From Photoshop - Are you interested in video? Welcome to our series on how to edit video using Adobe Photoshop. In this seventh (and final) episode, you’ll learn how to export your finished video project. Discover how to export both for the web and to professional video formats. The Photoshop editing interface is easy to learn and master. […]
What is Rolling Shutter? - Whether you call it rolling shutter, sensor shake, or just Jello… the problem remains the same. The possibility of bending and distorting your image when recording video on a DSLR or Mirrorless camera is a real issue… particularly if you pan too fast. This can lower the quality of the video you shoot and make […]
Working with Video Transitions and Titles in Photoshop - Are you interested in video? Welcome to our series on how to edit video using Adobe Photoshop. In this fifth episode, you’ll learn how to enhance your project with transitions. These can be used to smooth over as you switch from one shot to the next or add emphasis. You’ll also learn how to add […]
Developing a Concept for a Video - A key step in your videos planning is creative development. You need to think through the creative approach, define it, beat it up, and refine it. Chances are your original ideas and assumptions will be a lot stronger after you put them through a creative wringer. Here are a few things Ive learned in developing […]
Add Sound to Your Video in Photoshop - Are you interested in video? Welcome to our series on how to edit video using Adobe Photoshop. In this fourth episode, you’ll learn how to enhance your project with sound. You’ll see how to load a music track and adjust the volume of your clips. The Photoshop editing interface is easy to learn and master. […]
A Compelling View of the Skies Above - I just got back from a conference that targeted creative professionals who do work in the government space. I had previously worked with the folks behind Airman magazine… a very cool digital magazine that’s available for free. It’s built using Adobe’s Digital Publishing platform. You can get the free magazine here. Be sure to pull […]
Assembling a Video Edit with Photoshop CC - Are you interested in video? Welcome to our series on how to edit video using Adobe Photoshop. In this third episode, you’ll learn how to build your sequence. You’ll see how to load multiple shots into the timeline and then refine each shot’s duration. The Photoshop editing interface is easy to learn and master. Can’t […]
Getting the Shot: Time-lapse - Have you ever wondered how to set up your camera to shoot time-lapse video? Let us show you the essential steps to work with an intervalometer or your camera’s menu to program the shot. This video will get you up and running in no time. Can’t see the video? Click here. ______
Get Organized Before You Edit Your Video - Are you interested in video? Welcome to our series on how to edit video using Adobe Photoshop. In this second episode, you’ll learn how to use Adobe Bridge to browse and organize video. This makes it easy to search through several drives worth of media and get your footage ready to edit. Can’t see the […]
Setting up Photoshop to Edit Video - Are you interested in video? Welcome to our series on how to edit video using Adobe Photoshop. In this first episode, you’ll learn how to set up Adobe Photoshop CC so it’s ready to edit multiple video files together. Over the next two weeks, we’ll walk you through the complete editing process. ______
Shooting Video? Always Look for the Focus Assist Option - The rise in affordable HD video cameras is amazing. Whether it’s a DSLR, Smartphone, or dedicated Cinema Camera, HD video seems to be everywhere. One of the greatest challenges however is focus. On a small LCD screen or LiveView panel, it’s nearly impossible to detect focus. The smaller an image, the more in focus it […]
Terry White’s Top Five Features in Photoshop CC - We had Terry White on a recent podcast, and I always find his use of software to be inspiring. He is a very practical guy and has shown me many ways to get better results, with less effort. Here’s one of my favorite tutorials from Terry. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hC3T0bOaPI -A] Can’t see the video? Watch it here […]
Long Exposure Time-lapse Essentials - In order to capture a moving street shot, I turned to long exposure. To really see the lights and energy of the scene, I wanted to elongate the action. Heres the logic I applied to the shot. First I set the camera to manual mode to avoid any significant settings changes from shot to shot. […]
Getting the Best Shot- Exposure - [vimeo 79017614 w=A] When it comes to properly exposing the shot, you need to understand exposure. In this video, I shoot in manual mode and show you how to get a properly exposed video shot. This knowledge also translates seamlessly into photo shooting as well. This tutorial is part of a new series we’re launching […]
Setting Up Your Camera to Shoot Video - Have you ever wondered exactly which settings to choose to get the best video out of your DSLR or mirror less camera? In this video, I walk you through step by step and show you on cameras from Canon, Nikon, and Panasonic. You’ll learn how to get the videos in the right format for editing […]
I’ve Never Watched a Video That Couldn’t Benefit From Being Shorter - The primary place video is watched these days is on mobile devices. This means small screens and lots of distractions. Add in changes in the human attention span, and I can’t emphaize enough to keep the total run time low to avoid viewer fatigue. Heres a simple idea: Keep your videos short. It is better […]

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