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Location Interview Lighting Tips: HMI Lights & Looking into the Lens

Location Interview Lighting Tips: HMI Lights & Looking into the Lens

I recently shot a series of location interviews that will be used as the narrative backbone for a client&#8217…

Adorama Pro 101: The Basics – The Cine Lens vs Everything Else

Adorama Pro 101: The Basics – The Cine Lens vs Everything Else

Recently discovered within the vaults of our video archive, Adorama is proud to present an educational series focusing on the…

Update: Free keyboard shortcuts for your favorite NLE

Update: Free keyboard shortcuts for your favorite NLE

Scott Simmons published a Resolve 12 editorial menu/keyboard cheat sheet not too long ago, and it’s a great…

Premiere Quicktip: Zoom while dragging

Premiere Quicktip: Zoom while dragging

While direct manipulation of UI elements may not be favored by NLE power users, sometimes it is faster. One example…

DIY DCP

DIY DCP

You used to hear a whir, the sound of sprockets pulling film from a 15 pound reel at a relentless…

All the 2015 #28daysofquicktips in One Handy Link

All the 2015 #28daysofquicktips in One Handy Link

February 2015 was another edition of #28daysofquicktips. This year’s edition followed up 28 Days of Quicktips from 2009 and…

Z-Depth from 3D After Effects layers

Z-Depth from 3D After Effects layers

I recently posted a video tutorial that demonstrates how to generate a z-depth map from Particular, and then use…

Z-Depth compositing with Particular – Part 2

Trapcode’s Particular is probably the most popular 3rd party plugin for After Effects, and amongst its many powerful features…

Z-Depth compositing with Particular – Part 1

Z-Depth compositing with Particular – Part 1

Trapcode’s Particular is probably the most popular 3rd party plugin for After Effects, and amongst its many powerful features…

After Effects and Alexa – The Expurgated Version

OK so you’ve got some Arri Alexa footage in Log C format, and it looks funny in After…