by Annie Crawford, Adobe Spark Here at Adobe Spark we spend a lot of time (like a lot) thinking about how to create the best images for the ‘gram. But what about the caption? That often-overlooked space is hugely important for converting scrollers into followers. And more and more, we see savvy communicators putting that real estate to good […]Read more "100+ Instagram Caption Ideas to Try"
by Larry Jordan Tilt-shift blurs create the illusion of depth of field, along with other interesting visual effects, by emulating in software a special kind of camera lens called a “tilt/shift lens.” What’s interesting to me is that we can emulate the effect of these lenses in Final Cut. When applied to high-wide shots, this creates […]Read more "Tutorial: Create a Tilt-Shift Blur in FCPX without Plug-Ins"
BY CALEB WARD, Premiumbeat Need to convert your video to GIF? Check out 3 of our favorite FREE video to GIF applications. Whether it’s motion graphic loops or simply small video clips, GIFs are a great way to display your work online. This file type has had a resurgence in popularity over the last few years […]Read more "Free Video to GIF Apps"
by Larry Jordan’s The Inside Tips Effects presets save time when you’re reusing your effects. Saving effects presets can save a lot of time, if you find yourself using the same effects settings over and over. But creating them isn’t obvious. Here’s what you need to know. First, select a clip and make the effects […]Read more "How to Create Effects Presets in Premiere"
by Dunja Djudjic, diyphotography.net There are plenty of tips and tricks that will help you get better shots. But here are five lesser known, yet amazing tricks for all portrait photographers out there. In this video, Miguel Quiles gives you five tips that will take your portraits to a whole new level. And once you try them out, […]Read more "FIVE PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS YOU’LL WISH SOMEONE TOLD YOU SOONER"
by Bryan Francisco Plugins for all kinds of transitions are incredibly popular these days. Probably too popular. Like, mean girls in high-school too popular. But transitioning from one scene to the next, especially in short commercials, can help with your story telling by connecting scenes. It doesn’t hurt that it will raise your clients eyebrows […]Read more "HOW TO SHOOT And EDIT The Drop Down TRANSITION Effect"
by @karenxcheng What a time to be a filmmaker. Shots that used to take tons of expensive equipment and rigging can now be done much more easily, thanks to some developments over the last year – cameras getting much better built-in stabilization and 360 cameras allowing you to reframe shots in post. This is a […]Read more "Behind the Scenes with @karenxcheng"