3D Ray-Tracing in After Effects CS6

Daniel Bryant shows you how to take advantage of After Effects CS6′s ray-tracing features to light and render a 3D movie title.

ABEO Pro 283AGH

The ABEO Pro 283AGH is a versatile aluminum tripod from VANGUARD that allows you to place your camera in just about any shooting position you can imagine. This particular model also includes VANGUARD’s GH-300T grip head with a convenient built-in shutter release.

Screen Density and Mobile Devices – Solutions

Tom Green talks about options for designing images that display well across different mobile devices. Although there is no single answer, his solutions include using javascript to detect the screen reolution, as well as css and media queries.

Adobe Creative Cloud – New Features

NAPP’s own RC Concepcion goes through some great new features in Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud. Plus, Adobe is offering a free year of Creative Cloud to anyone purchasing a full conference pass to PhotoshopWorld. Watch all 8 Videos in this playlist !!

Optical Margin Alignment in Adobe InDesign

In this tutorial, Jeff Witchel explains the in’s and out’s of optical margin alignment in Adobe InDesign. Optical margin alignment is when you adjust edge of text to be more visually pleasing, even if it pushes letters outside the bounds of your text box. Optical margin alignment is particularly useful for centering text with punctuation.

Rhino Slider Carbon

The Rhino Slider Carbon is a camera slider based on two exposed carbon fiber rails capable of carrying loads of up to 10 lbs. The rails are mounted on a cleverly designed pair of feet that can be placed at any angle to accommodate for uneven terrain. Nothing on this slider requires you to use any tools. You can mount, remove, and fix everything by hand.

Screen Density and Mobile Devices

Understanding how different mobile devices display images can be confusing. Tom Green walks viewers through a basic explanation of screen density and how it differs between mobile devices. He discusses the difference between hardware pixels and reference pixels and the importance of device pixel ratio.

Promote Control

Shooting up to 45 bracketed images for HDR unattended, time-lapse, bulb ramping, focus stacking, and a hyperfocal distance calculator all wrapped in a device the size of an iPod—that’s the Promote Control.

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