by Mark Galer The Tilt Shift effect is a popular technique that originated from the use of ‘Tilt Shift’ lenses and creates an interesting ‘toy-town’ look. Architectural photographers use these specialized lenses to correct the converging verticals of the buildings they are photographing, but they can also be used creatively to shift the plane of […]Read more "FREE Photoshop Action: Toy Town Miniature Effect (Tilt-Shift)"
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 Ryan Nangle Here’s a number of free film Effects for Final Cut Pro X from Ryan Nangle! – 12 Preset 8mm film effects – 4 Dust effects– 9 Film burn effects– Each customizable for a unique look Free download: https://sellfy.com/p/lo7uio/ Full Pack: https://sellfy.com/p/ku4x95/ To install, save the downloaded folder in you Motion Templates – Effects folder. Or […]Read more "Free 8mm Film Effects Pack for Final Cut Pro X"
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 Redifer Game Sack Retro Video – Free Effect for Final Cut Pro I’ve spent a bit of time relearning Motion to update my Scanlines effect. The scanlines are still here but I have added many, MANY more features to make your video look as horrible as it deserves to! Filters like Apple’s BadTV aren’t […]Read more "Free Retro Video effect: CRT, Scanlines, VHS noise ++"
by Stupid Raisins Stupid Raisins has a free set of binocular and scope effects for Final Cut Pro X that comes with 6 styles and 12 crosshairs. It’s great for adding a stealthy feel, or that “you are being watched” feeling to your videos. And did I mention, it’s free? Happy birthday to you! Download […]Read more "Freebie: Binocular & Scope Effects for FCPX"
by Josh Johnson Actions capture all of the steps needed to transform a file and let you apply them with just one click. And with a single click, you can take the creative effect and workflow steps from another artist and add them to your own picture, creating everything from improved portraits to radically altered double-images. […]Read more "100 Free Photoshop Actions (And How to Make Your Own)"