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How to create vintage film style from a night photo
Light painting 101: Five easy steps to illuminate a glowing barn interior
Light painting 101: Five easy steps to illuminating cyanide tanks carved with guerrilla art
How to prepare your photo for printing
Finding infinity: Seven ways to focus on the night stars
How to make light painting spirals, the easy way
Direct your light with this DIY snoot and grid
Stretching and roving keyframes
How to get rid of redness in cheeks and noses in LuminarAI
Creating a blinking expression in After Effects
Creating awesome track mattes in After Effects
Stacking images for brilliant Milky Way photos

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Made from 17 light frames by Starry Landscape Stacker 1.8.0.  Algorithm: Min Horizon Noise

How to prepare your photo for printing

I wanted to print a 16-by-24 inch color print of a finely detailed Milky Way photo through Xpozer. This was the first time I had printed such a detailed photo. Most people do not use printing or calibration software. Therefore,

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Stretching and Roving Keyframes

Stretching and roving keyframes

If you have keyframed multiple layers in After Effects and need to change the duration of the animated segments, you can use the stretch keyframes method to avoid individual keyframe adjustment. Simply highlight the beginning and ending keyframes on the

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Stacking images for brilliant Milky Way photos

You might hear the term “stacking” in photography. One can stack for focusing, perspective or star trails. This, however, is stacking for starry night skies, including the Milky Way. The idea here is to take several photos — one right

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Color Managed Workflow

A color-managed workflow

Whether you’re a videographer or photographer, accurate colors matter. That’s why I use a color-managed workflow with the Datacolor SpyderX Photo Kit. The kit includes the SpyderX Elite monitor calibration device, the SpyderCUBE advanced gray card and the SpyderCHECKR 24

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white backgrounds

Four ways to photograph white backgrounds

Sometimes the simplest things can produce the most results. Sometimes the least expensive things can open up more doors than you ever thought was possible. Sometimes photography feels like magic. White backgrounds are such things. Below, I will be sharing

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