Jarle Leirpoll is an Adobe Premiere Pro Master Trainer and the author of The Cool Stuff in Premiere Pro. Between film projects he travels the world doing Premier Pro and After Effects training for both beginners and high-end professionals. Jarle also runs PremierePro.net, where you can find lots of free templates, presets and tutorials.

Should you transcode before Color Grading in Adobe Premiere?

Should you transcode before Color Grading in Adobe Premiere?

There are a lot of misconceptions about transcoding, and discussions on transcoding pop up in forums and groups quite often. This is an attempt to bring some facts and practical…

Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend

The smallest and usually most valuable (in $$ and sentiment) wedding accessory deserves special attention. Styling and lensing a wow ring shot is worth specialized equipment, lighting knowhow and extra time…

ƒ4 lenses surpass ƒ2.8s?

It’s the big, beautiful, ultra recognizable cream colored status symbol: Canon’s old standby ƒ/2.8 stabilized EF 70-200mm zoom.This all-around, all-time…

Cultivating Creative Confidence

It’s a delightful anchor to have, this thing we call creativity. But when life concerns press down, it’s often the first thing cast aside. Learn to…

Art of the Holiday Card

Holiday images, by email, Facebook or hand made card, are are perfect way to thank clients, revalue friendship and show off personal creativity. New Year is the perfect time, spanning…

Breaking Down Double Exposure Technique

I’ve got my favorite, old fashioned ways to make doubles, but Gavin Phillip’s new “industrial revolution” tutorials simplify the process of creating beautiful double…

How to make and add texture overlays to photos

Overlays are all about romance. Pictures we’re emotionally drawn to need more than a “just the facts” look. Imagine what a bride sees looking through her…

Creating Visual Impact with Weather and Temperature

Go for the cold! Seasons are changing, and I found this inspirational image group to suggest a project for the coming winter. Rendering a feeling of temperature is the third…

HDR: when is it too much?

Don’t get me wrong. Extreme HDR has many legit uses; you the artist have to decide your message and work toward the subtleties of what you want to…

Business Portrait Market isn’t Dead

The subtle selling point of good portraits is that they engender an aura of trust. Bad pictures send the message that if the business is careless with the images of…