CalDigit AV Pro

There’s fast, then there’s Solid State Drive (SSD) fast when it comes to storage solutions. It seems that every manufacturer claims that they have the best, fastest, and most stable solution, but for photo, video, and design applications, our definitions may seem a bit skewed. Enter the new CalDigit AV Pro external storage solution.

Creating QR Codes in InDesign CC

QR codes are an exciting new marketing tool where any reader with a smart phone can scan the code and instantly be taken to a web page. InDesign Creative Cloud now allows users to create QR codes inside the application. The graphic is vector-based so it is scale-able to whatever size that is needed.

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.

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