Daniel Bryant is a Motion graphic artist and video producer from the Tampa Bay area. A graduate of Southeastern University, Daniel has worked on projects including Photoshop World, Layers TV, Photography Tips and Tricks, and KelbyTV.com. For more information on his work, visit DanielBryantMedia.com
In this tutorial, Daniel Bryant starts with an old photo and splits it into three layers – foreground, middle, and background. He takes these layers into After Effects and animates camera movement and focus distance to create a moving picture with dimension that wasn’t there in the original. Check it out.
Learn how to create a bokeh background in After Effects. Starting with shape objects and their wiggle transform options, Daniel Bryant adds color and adjust depth of field on the camera option to create a bokeh design. Add to that a gradient ramp, a text layer, and a lens flare and you create a very creative, beautiful effect.
This tutorial covers basic color correction in Premiere Pro. Daniel Bryant goes over three different ways to correct color in Premiere Pro. The first is using the Fast Color Corrector. The next way is through a Levels adjustment. The third way is using the Three-way color corrector. Follow along and learn how to get the best-looking video you can.
Learn how to take advantage of After Effects 3D features by following along with this video and creating a 3D animated title effect. Learn how to animate text, create lighting, animate light movement, and utilize adjustment layers. This videos shows some of the incredible things After Effects is capable of doing.
This video offers some tips on getting the best results from After Effects motion tracking feature. Motion tracker creates memory markers of the movement of your video subject, which can then be used to align an adjustment or insert inside the video. Learn how to use the tracking window and how to set and adjust tracking points.
In this video, Daniel Bryant shows off the basics of creating titles in Premiere Pro by creating a standard lower third title window and adding text. Daniel uses a gradient to overlay the text over the video. He also creates a preset to make other titles with ease, creates a shortcut to call the template quickly, and demonstrates how to add a vignette to the edges of the video.