Nik Software’s HDR Efex Pro remains one of the best HDR (high-dynamic-range) systems available. In version 2, there’s new tone mapping, improved ghost reduction, and alignment algorithms/controls.
Kudos to Nikon for bringing in such an incredible camera at an affordable price!
Stephen Burns shows you how to add 3D texture to your CG objects by applying normal maps made in Photoshop.
Learn how to bring in any custom Adobe Illustrator swatches and gradients for use in InDesign.
Maya is the king when it comes to cinematic and visual effects. Some of the notable new features that make this an intriguing update are Maya nHair, ATOM Animation Transfer, and Bullet Physics.
In this tutorial, Jeff Witchel demonstrates multiple solutions to the age-old problem of interlocking rings and layer order.
The motion produced by slowly sliding a camera along a rail adds visual interest. For medium-sized camcorders and video-capable digital SLRs, a Scottish company has developed the Glidetrack HD Hybrid Slider.
Simulate metallic colors in Illustrator by creating color swatches from metal gradients in Illustrators library.
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