Photoshop (Video) Madness for Back to School

Here's a special edition of PHOTOSHOP MADNESS specifically focusing on VIDEO training. There are 100,000 videos on the open web, all claiming to be the 'best' Photoshop training . . . some are really good, like those from Russell Brown, or Lynda Weinman, and others really, really suck, like those with horrible microphones, terrible screen graphcs or moderators you cannot understand or who cannot speak proper English. But these are pretty good :
* How To Get Started With Photoshop CS6 - 10 Things Beginners Want to Know
* Photoshop CS6: Photoshop: How to use the Color Replacement Tool
* Colorizing Black and White Images with Adobe Photoshop Touch
* From Lynda.com : Photoshop CS6 Brightness interface
* Photoshop - Dramatic Broken Glass
* Photoshop CS6: Using Presets
... and MORE August 1, 2013

NevronMotion Transforms Mocap in LightWave - capture motion for 3D rendering

You may wonder how they create such realistic motion and movement in today's computer generated graphic characters? They capture it from live subjects of course. And that technology is ever increasing in accuracy and sophistication. Powerful new cost-effective Microsoft Kinect based motion retargeting system allows users to easily capture, adjust and retarget motion to 3D objects and characters July 27, 2013

Ji Lee: bubbles to words to pictures to books . . .

An interesting look at what jiLee has been up to! Ji Lee was listed as one of the 50 most influential designers in the US ... but his "Bubble" project is probably his best known . . . and now there's more in 'Word As Image' June 6, 2013

Marketing Update : Charts, Videos, Banners, and Mix Thoroughly

Marketers now have to match design to the task of pitching up and against the competition... will big data be the trick? We don't know, but here's the latest marketing update :
* Marketing research chart: New email marketing developments for 2013 Marketing Sherpa
* 7 Digital Marketing Strategies Made Better Through an Integrated Marketing Platform
* Efficiency and integration critical for effective content marketing
* 4 laws every PR professional should know for a crisis
* 5 Ways Direct Mail Shines in Multichannel Marketing
* Use customer testimonials in advertising
* Are banner ads useful? Research says yes
* Generate leads with video marketing
... and more June 5, 2013

Cinefy is an Amazing Mobile Video Special FX Studio

Imagine creating your own version of Hollywood classics -- how about filming yourself running from a giant T-Rex; all of that is possible, and more. Cinefy will export directly to the camera roll. Users can then upload to Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, or anywhere they please -- for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch November 26, 2012

Pan and Zoom Plugin for Final Cut Pro X

A good designer can build an impressive video with stills by simply manipulating zoom and pan. Noise Industries has updated the free Pan and Zoom plugin to offer support for Apple Final Cut Pro X, alongside Motion and Adobe After Effects -- for some pretty WOW cinematic effects. July 24, 2012

Shoot and simultaneously edit video

Video is now becoming as widely used as photography for reinforcing ideas, selling products, explaining services and instruction or teaching. Today, even mobile devices like iPhones, iPads, or tablets are capable of producing stunning video. Learn more ... July 12, 2012

CES Videos

Thanks to Retrevo for keeping us updated on all the action at this year's CES -- here are our favorite videos, courtesy of Retrevo January 31, 2012

Unfolding the World of "Bunraku"

Bunraku, the second film from acclaimed director Guy Moshe, is a unique blend of cutting-edge computer graphics and choreographed live action, comic book and video game styles, gritty reality and fantasy, and samurai and spaghetti western genres. January 29, 2012

Pocket-sized wireless transfer

The CloudFTP is coming to a device near you. This small, pocket-sized portable adapter that enables the wireless transfer of movies, music, photos, documents, and other files to the iPad, iPhone, and other WiFi-enabled devices from USB storage devices (cameras, USB hard drives, flash drives, card readers, and other USB mass storage devices, etc.) without using a computer. January 10, 2012