Photography

PPA Offers Over 1100 Free Photo Classes

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Professional Photographers of America (PPA) announced that they will offer access to over 1100 classes for free. They will offer free access to so many of their classes as a way of helping photographers who are stuck in their homes due to lockdowns because of COVID-19 pandemic. You can now sign up for a free […]

Technology

Video Editing Software in Hollywood

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Non-Linear editing has been around for almost fifty years. However, it hasn’t been common for many years until almost the nineties. The first film/show edited using an NLE was “Still the beaver” tv show in 1986. Nowadays, there’s so much choice of NLEs but there are a few which are the most popular and commonly […]

Applications

Canon Lightroom plug-in

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Canon announced development of a plug-in for Adobe Lightroom. Photo Cullin Plugin for Lightroom Classic is going to allow you to import images and intelligently select the best ones for you. The plug-in is powered by AI and will analyse your images based on their sharpness, contrast, exposure, noise, and more. It will mark the […]

Events

Adobe MAX coming to Europe

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Just got an email from Adobe (don’t get many nowadays) with an exciting subject – MAX is coming to Europe! That got me reading as Adobe haven’t done MAX in Europe for more than a decade. I think the last time they did it was Barcelona around 2007-8 maybe. So this is exciting news. It […]

Audio

Audio File Formats explained

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Audio

When working with audio files, whether it’s importing them into your projects or just organising your music library or choosing the right music streaming service or plan, there are so many formats to choose from. What I want to do here is explain to you the most popular audio file formats and how they differ. […]

Videography

How Toy Story 2 Got Deleted

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Toy Story

We’re all familiar with Toy Story, especially if you have children. Who isn’t familiar with Toy Story? It’s one of many success stories of Pixar. This year say a new sequel – Toy Story 4. But did you know that one of them, Toy Story 2, got actually deleted? There are stories from Oren Jacob, […]

Photography

Thousands of Free Images from Paris Musees

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Paris Musees free images

Paris Musees, organisation which manages all of museums in Paris, has given everyone access to thousands of free images on their new online portal – Collections Portal. Here’s the link – Collections Portal. At the moment of writing this, there are 150,213 free images on their website – just scroll down the main page a […]

Premiere Pro

Adjusting Audio Gain/Volume in Adobe Premiere Pro

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Audio editing in Adobe Premiere pro

Adobe Premiere Pro offers a number of audio editing/mixing tools and options. So, I want to share with you some techniques and tools you can use for better audio. And, I’m focusing here on using tools available in Premiere Pro not Audition. Adjusting Audio Gain/Volume When you’re adjusting the volume of your audio in Premiere […]

Cameras

New Canon EOS R coming?

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New Canon EOS R?

Canon seem to be very busy looking forward to new year – 2020. As we already know, they’re working on a new top of the range sports camera – Canon EOS 1D X Mark III. It seems to be coming out rearly next year. Now, there are rumours that there may be a new high-resolution […]

Adobe Creative Cloud

New Premiere Pro is here

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New Adobe Premiere Pro 2020

Adobe have announced new versions of their Creative Cloud applications on Adobe MAX. And new Premiere Pro is here as well. Premier Pro has been updated, as Adobe recently teased, with Auto-Reframe – a feature that will allow you to reframe video from 16×9 horizontal to vertical. AI technology now build into Premiere will reposition/reframe […]