What Is Adobe After Effects

23rd October 2018

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If you have recently got into the video editing and motion design world, then the chances are you have seen, heard and read a lot about After Effects. After Effects is an editing and design software created by Adobe, and it is highly popular amongst both professional and amateur film makers and motion graphics designers. There are very few programmes in the world that are capable to producing the stunning visual works of art …

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Ways To Distribute Your Video Online

19th October 2018

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It is one thing to have an amazing video that has been perfectly shot and edited, but in order to make that video a success you need to get it in front of your ideal audience. Properly distributing your video online is just as important as creating it in the first place. It isn’t enough to simply post your new video on YouTube and waiting for the views to roll in, you need to …

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Best Hard Drives For Video Editors

16th October 2018

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When you are an avid video editor, the chances are you will have a huge library of large image files, lengthy video footage and various audio clips. This can cause havoc on your system and will require you to have a pretty impressive hard drive in order to handle the hefty files you need. It is vital for all video editors to have a hard drive that can handle the high-performance demands, and with …

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Must Know Tips For Premiere Pro Video Editors

13th October 2018

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Video editing is no easy task, and even the most advanced editors will spend hours and hours on one bit of footage to get it just right. Premiere Pro is the software of choice for most editors today, and whether you are editing videos for your YouTube channel or for your own feature film, there are plenty of handy tricks that can make the whole process just a little easier. Premiere Pro is packed …

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Tips For Shooting On Green Screen

9th October 2018

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Green screens give filmmakers the freedom to get really creative with their scenes, and the possibilities of what can be achieved with a green screen are endless. As wonderful as they are for creating enchanting footage and amazing effects, green screens aren’t always the easiest things to shoot on, and there are a few things to bear in mind when using a green screen for your video creation. Never underestimate the important of pre-production …

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New Features In After Effects CC

4th October 2018

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Adobe After Effects CC has been a powerful tool for video editors and motion designers for many years and Adobe are constantly working to keep it up to date and introduce new, innovative features. New features are always being designed in a bid to speed up production timelines, enable seamless workflows and create an intuitive user experience. The latest version of After Effects CC was released in July 2018 following a larger update in …

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What Software Is Used in Hollywood Blockbusters

30th September 2018

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In today’s technologically advanced world we can capture high quality video at the touch of a button (or a screen) with the latest smartphones, and edit our footage using an abundance of amateur editing software. Even with all this new technology, it is still not even close to the quality of the videos produced in the professional film industry. Many of us find ourselves in awe at Hollywood blockbusters, wondering how they achieved such …

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The Most Iconic Film Titles of All Time

26th September 2018

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Motion designers use title sequences to set the atmosphere and tone of a video, and over the years there have been some incredibly powerful film title sequences hit the big screen. An impressive title sequence will grab the audience’s attention and give them a glimpse of what is yet to come, leaving them wanting more. The most iconic title sequences are so much more than just words on a screen designed to kill some …

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How To Create A Hand Held Video Look

25th September 2018

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Incorporating hand held footage can offer a huge amount of benefits but when over used can be detrimental to your production. You must determine when is the right time to use such a shot.
Hand held shots can offer intimacy and immediacy to your scene creating the sense that we as an audience are right there in the moment. After all, when hand held we get the impression the camera is looking. As opposed to …

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Top Tips For Taking Better Photographs

24th September 2018

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A good photograph speaks a thousand words, and taking a good photograph involves nothing more than a little bit of thought. Whilst high end equipment and professional training does help, even the most amateur photographer can improve their images by taking a moment to clearly think about what you are trying to capture. Whether you are a seasoned professional or just take photos as a hobby, these top tips will help take your photographs …

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