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)"
October 27, 2015 By Michael Maher, Premiumbeat It’s been five years since Apple last updated Final Cut Pro 7. Let’s take a look at how video production and other NLEs have changed since. Five years ago, Apple released 7.0.3 — the final update to Final Cut Pro 7. That year, the BP Oil spill in the […]Read more "It’s Time to Stop Editing in Final Cut Pro 7"
March 6, 2013 by Michael Schneider at downloops.com The short and sweet of it… here’s two dozen backgrounds loops you can use, free of charge, each in whatever format you desire from SD to 1080p HD with varying frame rates to choose from. Click on the icon above to see details and preview files, as […]Read more "Free Backgrounds from Downloops"
November 15, 2012 by freevideobacks.com OK. So the SD world is, everyday, falling further and further into the past. Not true! There’s still a demand for web work that requires the smaller resolution/smaller file sized SD footage and backgrounds of yesteryear. In comes freevideobacks.com which still offers 1000 FREE SD video backgrounds! They also offer […]Read more "1000 Free SD (and HD) Video Backgrounds, Audio & FX"
April 4, 2011 Last week I received an email from Footage Firm, a stock footage company created by Joel Holland in 2001 when he was only 15 or so. Looking towards the bottom of the page, I was delighted to discover that the company is located just two doors down from mine. So today, our […]Read more "A Talk with Joel Holland, Footage Firm’s CEO"
March 8, 2011 by Apple.com OK– so I’ve been a FCP user since 2001 and only recently discovered that Apple provides nine FREE alpha transitions via the Apple website. About Alpha Transitions Enhance your video project with nine Apple-designed transitions made to work with Final Cut Pro 7. Each transition includes a clip and moving […]Read more "Apple Final Cut Pro Alpha Transitions, and More…free"