by Michael Zhang, PetaPixel The foods you buy in the store and at restaurants are never as tasty as they look in advertising photos, but what many people might not know is that you probably wouldn’t enjoy eating the foods seen in those pictures. The reason is because commercial food photographers use all kinds of […]Read more "10 Sneaky Tricks Used in Food Photos"
by Trevor Holmes, Wistia Lighting for people with glasses can be pretty tricky, whether you’re shooting video or photos. At Wistia, we’ll usually raise our two key lights up as high as possible and angle them slightly away from the camera to minimize glare. Check out the silent video example below to see the difference […]Read more "How to Remove Unwanted Glare from Glass"
by There is always a need for speed in this fast paced motion design world. It’s definitely something we can all agree on. You can always get more money, but you can’t get more time. That’s the truth. Everyday I look for ways to speed up my workflow, and there are so many ways to […]Read more "16 Useful Expressions in After Effects"
by Justin Odisho Learn how to attach videos or any object compositions to the wall or ground in your footage in Adobe After Effects CC 2017 in this tutorial. We will be using the 3d Camera Motion Tracker tool along with track solid compositions to create our final result!Read more "How to Attach Objects to Walls & Ground in Adobe After Effects"
By Logan Baker, Premiumbeat Here are 5 ways to boost the production value of your video shots on a DIY budget. One of the most valuable online resources for filmmakers and video producers is Ryan Connolly’s YouTube channel and production juggernaut, Film Riot. Film Riot provides actionable content on filmmaking questions, techniques, and gear recommendations. One of […]Read more "DIY Tips for Your Next Shoot"
by Aviv Vana I have always wanted to do a dolly zoom, but it always seemed out of my reach. I needed to learn the technique, get the right equipment, and figure out how to really nail it. So now I’m like a kid in a candy store since I learned that I can finally do […]Read more "How to Fake a Dolly Zoom (in Post)"
by V Renée, nofilmschool Designing a great color effect can be pretty complicated. The easiest part is making sure you have everything you need, whether it’s a plugin or additional software, but actually figuring out which levels to adjust and which buttons to push can be incredibly frustrating. That’s why this tutorial from Justin Odisho […]Read more "5 Simple Color Effects You Can Do in Adobe Premiere Pro"