Color Key/Green Screen Video Techniques with Creative Cloud

November 21, 2013 | By

In my last post, I talked about masks in After Effects, specifically the new motion tracking feature for rigid masks. In this post, I’m again focusing on video composition, but instead of compositing using masks, I’m going to talk about keying. Keying is a technique for selectively removing areas of a video based on content [...]

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Dreamweaver Survey

November 21, 2013 | By

The Dreamweaver team has announced that they are conducting a customer feedback survey to learn more about what’s working in Dreamweaver and what isn’t.

And yes, I know that ColdFusion customers have strong feelings about this one, and they …

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Sample iOS Application with Xcode, Objective-C, Storyboard, and Core Data

November 21, 2013 | By

In recent months, I have been sharing multiple versions of the Employee Directory application built with different JavaScript frameworks, and packaged as hybrid apps using PhoneGap. In this post, I’m sharing a native iOS version of the same application. The application allows you to look for employees by name, navigate up and down the Org […]

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Retaining History States when Merging Lightroom Catalogs

November 21, 2013 | By

For whatever reason, I thought that if  you merged two Lightroom catalogs you would lose the History states from the images that you had made adjustments to in the Develop module. But it turns out that you don’t! So, when I work on location with a location catalog and make change to my images in […]

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The eLearning Guild Academy announces live online courses for Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter!

November 21, 2013 | By

If you’ve been looking for a formal hands-on training course to learn how to use Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter, but can’t find a suitable classroom training for it, enroll for these live online courses organized by Guild Academy. Here are the details: Adobe Captivate 7 Basic This hands-on virtual training course will help you […]

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Creative Cloud Photoshop Photography Program

November 20, 2013 | By

The Photoshop Photography Program includes access to Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5 (plus feature updates and upgrades as they are available), 20GB of cloud storage for file sharing and collaboration, and a Behance ProSite, all for US $9.99/mon…

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Photoshop For Photographers Deal OPEN TO EVERYONE #blackfriday

November 20, 2013 | By

As you may know Adobe announced a deal for photographers to get Adobe Photoshop CC, Lightroom 5, 20GB of cloud storage and a Behance Prosite (professional customizable online portfolio – see mine here) for $9.99/month. However, with that deal you had to be a previous owner of Photoshop CS3, CS4, CS5 or CS6. Unfortunately this […]

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Photoshop Photography Program

November 20, 2013 | By

Photographers, here’s your chance to get Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5 and your own customizable Behance ProSite to host your online portfolio – all for $9.99 per month! Yes, that’s correct, from today until 9am PST on December 2, 2013, you can sign up for this offer – and you do not have to have owned a […]

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Video Tutorial – Adobe Camera Raw as a Smart Filter in Photoshop CC

November 20, 2013 | By

In this episode of The Complete Picture (Adobe Camera Raw as a Smart Filter in Photoshop CC), Julieanne demonstrates how to take multiple exposures and combine them into a single 32-bit HDR file that can then be edited nondestructively using Adobe Camera Raw as a Smart Filter in Photoshop. In addition, you’ll discover how powerful […]

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The New Rigid Mask Tracker in After Effects CC

November 20, 2013 | By

I like to think of After Effects as an animated version of Photoshop – many of the same general techniques apply: selection, masks, blend modes etc… The primary difference being that the content changes over time when working with video. In general, masks work exactly the same as they do in Photoshop – you use [...]

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What’s new and what’s Enhanced in the Adobe Captivate 7.0.1 Update?

November 19, 2013 | By

What’s New Whenever software is updated I know I’m always eager to learn what is new and what is improved. I imagine that is the case for many people, so in that spirit I’ve compiled a list of the new and improved items included in the Adobe Captivate 7.0.1 update and I’ve added some context […]

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ANNOUNCE: Adobe Captivate 7.0.1 Update with support for OS X Mavericks now Available

November 19, 2013 | By

A free update to Adobe Captivate 7, (Adobe Captivate 7.0.1) is now available for download and installation through the Adobe Update Manager. Users of Adobe Captivate 7 who are not using Mavericks may update from the help menu in Captivate. (Help: Update) Mavericks users may do so via the Adobe Update Manager or download the […]

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Image Sizing Workflow Options in Camera Raw 8.2

November 19, 2013 | By

There are two choices in the Image Sizing area of the Workflow Options in Camera Raw 8.2 that I didn’t understand the difference between: Width and Height and Dimensions. Well, thanks to Eric Chan, now I know! • Width & Height: One would use this option to resize using both the image width and height. […]

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Video: GoPro Cameras, Quadcopters & Creative Cloud

November 18, 2013 | By

Last week I had the opportunity to present an incredibly fun topic to the DC/MD/VA Creative Professionals user group… GoPro Cameras, Quadcopters, and Adobe Creative Cloud.  Thanks to everyone who attended.  This topic is a personal interest of mine, and I had a great time.  There were great questions and great conversations all around. For [...]

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The Adobe Creative Cloud Alerts for Designers – Mailing List

November 18, 2013 | By

After visiting quite a few agencies and talking to some freelancers in various countries, I have noticed that it is quite difficult for you all to keep up with what is regularly coming to your Adobe Creative Cloud subscription. Here’s a new mailing list.

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Minimizing Derivative Files Exported from Lightroom

November 18, 2013 | By

One of the benefits of capturing Raw files and processing them in Lightroom is that I can easily create derivatives of those files as needed. For example, if I need to send some files to a publication as PSD files or if I want to post some of the images to my blog as JPEG […]

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Show Transform Controls in Photoshop

November 16, 2013 | By

The Move tool has an option (on the Options bar) to “Show Transform Controls”. Checking this option displays a bounding box around the selected layer(s). Not only does this help to show which layers are selected but can also be used to quickly transform an object without having to select the Free Transform command (by […]

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Adobe adds Collaboration and Learner Tracking to Award Winning Video Tool

November 15, 2013 | By

Adobe’s award winning Presenter Video Creator has been enhanced with new tools designed to put interaction right into educational videos. Trainers and Educators alike are rapidly adopting Adobe Presenter thanks to it’s amazingly simple, show-and-tell video tool. Innovations in the video tool have been delighting users for more than a year now. Given the immediate […]

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Jon Perera On The Future Of eSignatures

November 15, 2013 | By

Fellow Adobian Jon Perera has posted an article entitled Enabling Friction Free Business – Adobe’s eSignature Roadmap. He starts by noting that 90% of contracts in North America are not signed electronically (a rather sad stat, IMHO). He then…

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Making Copies of Layers in Photoshop

November 15, 2013 | By

With the Move tool selected, Option (Mac) / Alt (Win) -dragging a layer in the image area creates a copy of the selected  layer(s). You can also Option (Mac) / Alt (Win) -drag in the Layers panel to duplicate a layer – select the layer(s) and drag (up or down) until yo see a heavy […]

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Charge 4 Mobile Devices At Once!

November 15, 2013 | By

  I travel with an iPhone, and iPad, a Jambox, a Nike FuelBand, etc. All of these devices charge via USB and all of course came with their own chargers. Rather than bring all those separate chargers with me I tend to look for multiple port USB charges that I can plug into one AC […]

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