by INTRODUCTION There is a huge chasm between knowing lighting tools and knowing them intimately. Regardless of the approach, it takes a long time and a lot of experience to get to the latter. There is a wide array of options on the market, so how do you know what to use and when? I have been […]Read more "The Ultimate Diffusion & Bounce Test"
by Kim Sternisha, Toolfarm Sergei from Ukramedia has created a Bounce and Drop AE preset that easily adds a bit of wiggle and wobble to your graphics. And it’s free! The Bounce and Drop preset allows for keyframeable adjustments to position, scale, rotation and opacity. You can adjust them separately, or use the global inertial […]Read more "Freebie: After Effects: Bounce and Drop Preset"
by Ripple Training RT Bounce is a free Final Cut Pro X plugin that allows you to apply an animated bounce to your video, photo or graphics clips without using keyframes. To show you how to use this plugin, we’ve created a fun 5 minute video on YouTube, below. This free Final Cut Pro X plugin […]Read more "Free Friday: Ripple Training ‘Bounce’ Plugin for FCPX"
October 26, 2012 by Chuck Peters, VideoMaker With these essential production tools you’ll be equipped to tackle every obstacle on any shoot. Whether you’re putting together a porch swing or building a bookshelf, one of the first things you’ll find printed on the assembly instructions is a list of the tools needed for the job. […]Read more "7 Top Tools Every Videographer Needs"
February 12, 2011 by VideoMaker Magazine Lighting outdoors can be tricky at times, due to a lack of readily available electrical outlets. The sun works great as a natural light source, but sometimes the sun can create shadows that are too harsh. Putting your subject in the shade can alleviate the dark shadows that the […]Read more "Bouncing Light: Using Reflectors Outdoors (and In…)"