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Bounce with me: An After Effects expression tutorial
Key attribute expressions in After Effects
Creating a blinking expression in After Effects
Add realistic water movement to photos with Fractal Noise
Creating rain over stills with CC Particle World
Animating text with the Character Offset feature in After Effects
A beginner’s guide to After Effects, part two: Layer properties and keyframes
A beginner’s guide to After Effects, part one: Getting started
Express yourself with numbers: An After Effects tutorial
Enhance your video skill set with Post|Production World
Bringing images to life with Paravent
Creating fog with Fractal Noise in After Effects

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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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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

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.

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The Wiggle Expression in After Effects

After Effects allows you to write expressions. Expressions are kind of like code, but don’t be scared! I’ll show you one of the simplest yet most useful expressions there is — the Wiggle Expression. This expression can be applied to

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Track Motion in After Effects

Track Motion is a powerful and useful feature in After Effects. You can track data from part of a clip and then apply it to another layer so that it follows the motion of the tracked layer. During this short

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Creativity in Motion

(Editor’s note: This guest post is from Adobe Stock Video expert Dennis Radeke. The photograph above was created with Adobe Stock.) Last year, we launched a brand new content type on Adobe Stock: Motion Graphics templates. These templates, made in

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Get the perfect crop with CompositionAI

With CompositionAI in the new LuminarAI, you can get the perfect copy and fix perspective issues in no time flat. Photofocus publisher Rich Harrington shows you how to get things done. Save on LuminarAI and get our free Boot Camp

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Avoiding memory card chaos

As photographers, we often take for granted one of the most important pieces of equipment we can invest in — memory cards. Whether you use CF or SD cards, there’s some simple things to remember in order to avoid card failure.

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Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure with Kevin Ames

Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure

This Exposure Tactics post explains what a “technically proper” exposure is and how to get there. Remember I said technically proper, not creatively right. The three photos above are with different exposures. Each one brings out a different feeling or

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Mind Your Own Business: New year, new plans!

Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today Skip and I have a detailed discussion about what photographers can do to make 2021 (and 2022, actually) better than ever. “Growth

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Going wide with 24mm for street photography

For many photographers, 35mm is the ideal focal length for street photography. However, if you’ve ever been curious about wide you can go with your choice of lenses for this genre, the quick video above by Pierre Lambert will give

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