Fujifilm X-T30: the little GIANT is ready for full-scale video production

Fujifilm X-T30: the little GIANT is ready for full-scale video production

Designed, says Fujifilm, to meet the needs of full-scale video production, the newest APS-C sensor camera of the X family has arrived. The X-T30 costs $899, body only. While everybody was discussing the merits (or not) of Canon’s new mirrorless camera, the EOS RP, Fujifilm introduced its newest model, the X-T30, which one can sum […]

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Classic Course: Calculations

Adobe After Effects Calculations effect

Continuing our theme of often-overlooked utility plug-ins in Adobe After Effects that can create interesting composites with a minimum of layers and precomps, Calculations is a real Swiss Army Knife effect that can perform grayscale conversion and composite one layer with another with a variety of options. ‘ First let’s take a look at how […]

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The evolution of Background Removal tools in photo editing software

The evolution of Background Removal tools in photo editing software

Removing backgrounds from images was once an art reserved for a few, but the evolution of software has made the process not only automatic but intelligent, as PhotoDirector 10 reveals. Layer masks, content aware clone and other options allow users to mix content from different origins in a single final image. The evolution of the […]

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Who Should Win an Oscar? Interviews with the 91st Academy Award Nominees

Who Should Win an Oscar? Interviews with the 91st Academy Award Nominees 1

With controversy about the decision to hand out Oscars during the ad break finally being resolved, we can shift our focus to discussions about which films and creative professionals should be honored at the 91st Academy Awards. Set to take place on Sunday, February 24, 2019, the ceremony will undoubtedly feature plenty of upsets and […]

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