Create a Photographic Story with Photo Books, Part 3

Now, we’re going to learn how to make the whole book-creation process much faster and easier by creating our own custom Auto Layout panel presets.

Using Masks and Tracking in Premiere Pro CC

In this tutorial, Daniel Bryant goes over some of the increased abilities of Premiere Pro when it comes to masks and tracking. In his examples, he uses Levels adjustment and blur effects on his footage and then isolates those effects using an ellipse mask. He also shows how Premiere can now track a moving subject and maintain a mask that is applied to the subject moves through the frames.

FlightCheck

Preflight for Print FlightCheck, now at version 7, has added InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, and Photoshop CC support. Along with CC support, like Adobe, Markzware has added a subscription model. A one-year subscription costs $199 and a three-month subscription costs $59. For those who don’t like subscription software, a perpetual license is still available for [...]

7 Steps to Getting Organized in Lightroom

The key to successfully using Lightroom is organization. By planning ahead and keeping things simple, you’ll spend less time sorting through your catalog trying to locate photos.

Creating WebPage Comps from Photoshop to Reflow

Improved interaction between Photoshop and Reflow will help boost your productivity by allowing users to quickly and easily generate a Reflow project from a Photoshop document. This video covers how to export fro Photoshop to Reflow, how to create a background gradient for your webpage using Reflow code rather than an image created in Photoshop, and how to use the Photoshop connect panel.

EXPODISC 2.0

Updated Professional White-Balance Filter The original ExpoDisc was an aluminum filter that you could mount on a lens for taking a white-balance measurement. ExpoImaging has released a new version of the ExpoDisc that has the same accuracy, but it comes in a more lightweight and cost-effective pack-age. ExpoDisc 2.0 is a polycarbonate lens filter with [...]

Easy Copying from Adobe Illustrator to Edge Animate and Reflow

The workflow from Illustrator to Edge Animate and Reflow just got much, much simpler. Before the new CC update, users had to export a .SVG file from Illustrator which could be confusing based on the setting options. Now, all they have to do is copy the drawing from Illustrator to the clipboard, and paste it into Animate and Reflow. The new updates have made this really simple.

Behance Integration Into Illustrator CC

In this tutorial, I will go through the process of uploading art to Behance directly from Adobe Illustrator and will also explore the ins and outs of this terrific portfolio website.

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