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 Shot by Myles Double Exposure for video on FCPX! The GOATs such as Ryan Nangle have blazed the trail for this type of stuff but I felt I could add a small twist here and there and make it more comprehensive than most.Read more "Cool Double Exposure Tricks for Final Cut Pro"
by Larry Jordan Poster frames illustrate the contents of a movie clip in the Finder There’s a very fast way to create a poster frame for a QuickTime movie. (Poster frames appear in the Finder, and other locations, to illustrate the contents of a clip.) Open the video in QuickTime Player Move the playhead to […]Read more "How to Create Custom Poster Frames"
by Larry Jordan What Are “The Inside Tips?” Curated by Larry Jordan, these are free newsletters, short and tightly focused on media creators, to help you become more efficient. Published once or twice each week, each “Tip Letter” contains three or more Inside Tips you can put to use immediately! Choose your subjects, then – POOF! – Larry drops some […]Read more "‘The Inside Tips’ by Larry Jordan"
by The Stage 32 Blog Film Riot keeps cranking out great content. Their video 5 Must Know Tips When Working on Set gives grips sound advice. Being a grip isn’t just about being technical, it’s about being smart and timely, too. If you want even more great free content, be sure to visit and subscribe to the […]Read more "Must Know Tips When Working on Set"
by Melody Nieves, Envato If you’ve ever sat and wondered how to make your design workflow much easier, then let me be the first to introduce you to the wonder of Photoshop actions. Designed to give creatives access to phenomenally intricate effects, these step-by-step functions play out high-quality results with the click of a button. So […]Read more "Photoshop Action Tips"
by Enis from Reverse Cuts One of the most exciting parts about video editing is that there’s so much to learn. New tools and techniques are being launched, created, and experimented with on a daily basis. Learning the basics is fairly easy and straightforward; getting past the basics takes a little more dedication and practice. […]Read more "5 Essential Timeline Tips for Faster Editing In Premiere Pro"
by BlueFX In this tutorial, we’re going to continue our series of cool Adobe After Effects tips and tricks you might have overlooked and we’ll take a look at 7 productivity tips that will improve your workflow and enable you to complete and deliver projects faster So let’s dive right into it and take a […]Read more "7 Cool Tricks In After Effects"
by Quandary Productions Improve the quality of your cinematography in just five minutes! Top Ten tips from Quandary Productions Film School – a series of free bitesize video tutorials released to help you improve each area of filmmaking. SUBSCRIBE for more at quandaryproductions.comRead more "Bitesize: Ten Tips to Improve Your Cinematography"