Join Unmesh Dinda and take your Photoshop skills to the next level! This class is jam-packed with tricks and techniques that will make your jaw drop. You’ll learn how to retouch any surface without damaging texture, how to selectively apply blur for dramatic effect, how to scale a photo without damaging the main subject, how to automate actions to work faster, how to gain unlimited filters through the Gradient Map, and so much more. Unmesh has a great knack for making complicated techniques simple and approachable, and he even provides files for Continue reading "New Class: Jaw-Dropping, Heart-Stopping, Eye-Popping Photoshop Effects"
It's Summer, a quiet time and many people are away from their edit stations- an ideal time to do a tutorial roundup! We feature how to build effects, workflow suggestions and even a free 21 episode Final Cut Pro X course. Grab a large coffee and let's go!
Don’t Let Your Love of Photography DIE!
As someone who has been working as a photographer and videographer in the wedding industry for over 20 years, I’ve been able to witness a lot of the exciting changes the industry has gone through in the last 2 decades. As the digital age has emerged, it has brought with it a myriad of possibilities that were previously unthinkable, and democratized the camera as a tool for everyday use by the common person.
Motion picture quality videos are now commonplace in the video realm, new software has made it easier for us
Who: Everybody! You’re invited to join us — everyone is welcome!
What: A free Continue reading "ANNOUNCING MY 11TH ANNUAL “WORLDWIDE PHOTO WALK”"
Learn how to master long exposure photography to create dramatic photos during the day. Join Mimo Meidany in Venice, Italy as he takes you through the gear, the camera settings, and all the steps in his workflow for capturing stunning travel photos that are both dramatic and are free of tourists. To capture these daytime long exposures you’ll need the right gear, but the investment you make will extend the hours you can shoot through the brightest hours of the day. Mimo wraps up the class with a series of lessons Continue reading "New Class: How To Take Stunning Long Exposures"
I’ve always loved music. I grew up dancing on hardwood floors to my parents’ records. Socks slipping around, arms waving, head shaking. There is some kind of magic in it. Some spark that happens. It starts in your ears and moves its way through your bloodstream and finally makes a home somewhere in your chest. It is a beautiful, untamable thing, and I knew early on that I needed music in my life for the long run.
My name is Mary Caroline Russell, and I am an entertainment photographer based in Atlanta, Georgia. I’ve been shooting music for nearly ten years
I made this discovery recently, and it’s about how to get MUCH sharper, more color accurate realistic HDR images if you start in Lightroom, then jump over to Photoshop just briefly, where you change one simple setting — it makes all the difference in the world. I did a short video about it over on my Lightroom blog — LightroomKillerTips.com — this is really helpful if you make realistic HDR images. LEADERS OF LAST YEAR’S WORLDWIDE PHOTO WALK…
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So just how efficient can Final Cut Pro X be in feature film post production? Find out from the story of the post production process of Gabriel, a new film from Portuguese Director Nuno Bernardo.
First of all, I’d like to thank Scott and his team for inviting me to write a guest post. I’ve used the tips, tricks, and advice from other photographers’ posts here for years. It’s an honor to be asked to share.
I’d like to discuss a shooting technique that I’ve been using in my practice for years and believe has helped me develop as a photographer and artist. That practice is limiting the number of frames I produce.
I come from a film photography background where I was limited by the number of frames on the
Cine arms are a mainstay of the production environment. Most often you’ll see a Noga arm holding a
When Apple added captions to FCPX, the most regular question about them posted on forums was ‘How do I burn them in on export?' You couldn't then, but now you can with Caption Burner, a new plugin from FxFactory.
I wound using Continue reading "Photoshop’s Unsung Hero: Content Aware Fill"
Join Scott Kelby as he shows you how to capture the essence of the locations you visit when you travel. Though this is set in Venice, this is not a class on photographing Venice as the tools and techniques you’ll learn can be applied to any city that you visit. Scott shares his big picture perspective on how his travel photography has evolved, the gear and camera settings he uses, tips for scouting locations before you go and after you arrive, tips for shooting exteriors and interiors of buildings, Continue reading "New Class – Travel Photography: Capturing The Essence Of A City"
Hi guys! It’s my first time writing for this blog and it feels great to get to share some stuff with you. I’m currently on tour in Europe with a Colombian band called Bomba Estéreo, and we’re driving into Bilbao, Spain. It’s almost sunset, everyone is busy doing something so it’s finally the perfect time for me to sit down and do this. Today, I’m going to talk about a technique I’ve been using to do portraits that’s gotten a lot of attention from my peers. It’s a very old trick that’s been around forever but people still seem
If you've been reading FCP.co over the last year or so, you will be very familiar with Off the Tracks, the film about the birth of the new NLE from Apple. The film has been released today and is available for immediate download. We have a discount code as well!