By Ryan McAfee, Pond5 Cinemagraphs are magical loops or clips that combine a still image with a moving video component. When they’re done well, they appear to be seamless animations that mesmerize us into watching them for extended periods of time. Creating a cinemagraph can actually be done pretty easily, as long as you know […]Read more "How to Make a Cinemagraph in Premiere Pro (or After Effects)"
By Ryan McAfee, Pond5 There are a lot of shortcuts and tips for editing in Premiere, but not all of them can be performed without leaving the comfort of your timeline. Here are 5 tips for working in your timeline in Adobe Premiere Pro. In this video, we cover: 1. Nesting Sequences 2. Stacking or […]Read more "Timeline Tips for Faster Editing in Premiere"
By Ryan McAfee, Pond5 Stories can be told in many different ways, using many different media types and image-capturing devices. Sometimes you may want to incorporate still images in your project, or the producer may call for a piece of smartphone footage to be cut into your edit. Chances are that these types of additions […]Read more "Working With Multiple Frame Rates and Aspect Ratios"
By Ryan McAfee, Pond5 The real key to timelapses lies in your style as a storyteller, because as the tools evolve, the fundamentals stay the same. Once you master the technique, all you have to do is experiment with your compositions. Timelapse photography/videography has come a long way since the invention of the camera over […]Read more "How to Shoot a Great Timelapse Video"