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When I first started on my journey of learning my way around Photoshop I was a full-on Apple product fanboy, it just seemed like every creative was using an Apple machine and that I should do the same. Once I went full-time, I realized that I could build myself a PC that would be much more powerful for the price. After my build was complete, the first thing I did was install the Wacom drivers and Photoshop, only to find that some things didn’t work quite as I had expected them to. There were major brush lag issues and the
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In this video tutorial, learn to create a powerful, modern slideshow animation with these amazing After Effects techniques.
In this write-up, learn how you can use contrast ratios to define your visual style and build a consistent aesthetic in every scene.
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We’ve got a fun article today in which we post-process photojournalistic-style photos and polish them in an artistic way. Much like Steve McCurry did to his photos, but without the heaping pile of backlash. If we’re not using our street or travel photos for photojournalism or to represent things exactly how they are, we are free to retouch them as we would a fine art photo. By the end of the article, you’ll know exactly what to adjust to have your own Steve McCurry-inspired photo. Let’s get into it!
Ethics in Photography GenresPhotojournalism is held in high regards
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In order to make your snapshots stand out above the rest by making them look professional, incorporating several creative elements can do just that. I am often asked by pet owners how to get the best shots of their furry companions with a basic camera. If you are a doting pet owner, more than likely it is important to you to have meaningful images to share with your loved ones online, to have perfectly framed images within your home or at your workplace, and to even share with others on holiday cards and a variety of items to display your
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In this After Effects video tutorial, learn how you can produce amazing typography titles using these 3 motion graphics tips.
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In addition to being wedding photographers, my wife Anna and I are also keen divers (at least as long as the water is warm and clear!), so quite naturally, we’ve been eager to experiment with underwater photos for quite some time. As well as photographing marine life, we were particularly interested in capturing people underwater and doing under/over shots, where part of the frame is above water while the rest is an underwater scene. We read through countless websites, forum posts, and books, but regardless of how keen we were, we couldn’t quite commit to the cost of
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Looking for something special for your latest project? In this video tutorial, we show you how to create an energetic title sequence using Prism.
In this epic video tutorial, learn how to do 5 different special effects shots using these free action compositing elements.
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#1. Fill the Frame
#3. Color Spot
#4. Negative Space
#5. Leading Lines
#6. Left to Right
Earlier this month, Adobe released an update that massively revamped its Camera Profiles, renaming the feature Profiles. In addition to 6 new Adobe Raw profiles, there are also creative profiles. And instead of downloading and/or buying third-party creative profiles, you can make your own. Adobe Principal Product Manager Josh Haftel recorded this 23-minute video showing how you can use built-in functionality in Adobe Camera Raw to build profiles for use in ACR and Lightroom (both CC and Classic CC):
“Keep in mind that creating a profile is rather complex, includes many steps, and should be considered rather advanced:
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In this video tutorial, learn how you can capture and animate a website presentation for your projects using Adobe After Effects.
Follow these simple post-production tips to help save those out-of-focus (and soft-focus) shots in your film and video projects.