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How to flatten color in Photoshop?
by Lee Birch 4 months ago
I'm trying to figure out how to make abstract edits that look like this with two very distinct colors throughout the entire image. I think this can be achieved through color range, but I'm not sure ho
Re: How to flatten color in Photoshop?
by Richard Harrington 4 months ago
Look at posterize command Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Studio On the Spot and Motion Grap
Patch tool not patching
by Phil Radelat 8 years ago
I freelance at various locations as a retoucher, and I notice that on some workstations the patch tool doesn't work correctly. When patching dark areas it just creates a dark blob of the area. Yet if
Re: Patch tool not patching
by Richard Harrington 8 years ago
Look in the Options bar and check the mode that it is set to Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut
dslr hd RAW
by Adi Oberoi 8 years ago
Hello, I was wondering if there is any DSLR that films 1080 RAW..... I know there was talk that the new ikon would but all dslr cams have very limited info on their HD features.... Yes they all say Ca
Re: dslr hd RAW
by Richard Harrington 8 years ago
Unless you consider a Scarlet a DSLR.. NO Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Studio On the Spot
What lenses was this video filmed with?
by David Smimble 8 years ago
Hi Im told this video was filmed with a Canon DSLR (5D or 7D). Im interested to find out what lenses you experts out there think it might have been filmed with. Im trying to replicate the same sort of
Re: What lenses was this video filmed with?
by Richard Harrington 8 years ago
Looks like coverage between 28-300 mm But you ask as if just knowing which lens to buy would somehow solve your problem. There's a lot more to shooting than simply buying the ingredients to a recipe.
batch reszie images quicker
by Ewan Horlock 8 years ago
Hi there, Thought this would be the best place to post my question Basically I want to batch resize 1400 images...for a time lapse video. Obviously Photoshop will take a while to do that ... are there
Re: batch reszie images quicker
by Richard Harrington 8 years ago
File Scripts Image Processor PS is not slow.. you just have a lot to do Covered in COW PS Podcast Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Und
Magic 'act
by daniel barry 9 years ago
In the later half of the nineties, someone whose job was to learn AE, occupied the cubicle next to mine. He caught on quickly and soon was helping everybody else with the look and feel of their animat
Re: Magic 'act
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Thank you for that... it truly is nice to hear every once in a while. I am glad that I can help... I hope the tips we share get you home a little earlier and help keep you creatively charged. Richard
How do you ad a feathered edge to photo
by Milo Willson 9 years ago
I am a Photoshop rookie, does anyone know how to add a feathered edge to a photo Thanks Milo Willson Entertainment Recruitment Specialist Television Jobs
Re: How do you ad a feathered edge to photo
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Make a solid layer. Make a selection Choose select modify feather Inverse selection Apply layer mask to solid Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop fo
D4 and Premiere Pro cs5.5
by Jack Rusak 9 years ago
Saw a very nice video shot with the D$, but in the comments the folks who made it said that they had to edit it with Pro Res on a Mac because Premiere Pro doesn't support it yet. Can anyone provide an
Re: D4 and Premiere Pro cs5.5
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Just change the extension to MP4 for any nikon camera. Works fine. Bug is with how Nikon tags their clips in the headers. Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac,
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Nikon D4 viewfinder
by Tony Gonzalez 9 years ago
Does anyone know for sure if the Nikon viewfinder still operates while you record using an HDMI cable plugged into the camera and record externally The Canon 5D does not do this and I don't know if th
Re: Nikon D4 viewfinder
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Not possible. Live View works by flipping the mirror up (that disables the viewfinder. Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Understanding
Font Issues
by Chris Phillips 9 years ago
Hey guys, Well i have encountered a little issues i cannot figure out. I have installed a font that has multiple versions (Homestead-One, Homestead-Regular, ect) and within Photoshop there is no way t
Re: Font Issues
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Restart apps If still issues get a font manager app and check for conflict Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photos
Using (NOT creating) panoramic images in PS as background
by christian tanner 9 years ago
hi, i was wondering if it is possible (with photoshops 3d tools maybe ) to use a panoramic image as a background - undistorted. many thanx in advance! christian
Re: Using (NOT creating) panoramic images in PS as background
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Use PS Extended. Wrap the panoramic onto a sphere. May need to pad edges if not a 360 Rotate spehere as needed Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop f
Using stills in FCP?
by Richard Pengelly 9 years ago
Hi, I have been asked to create a slide show using some still photo's(Jpegs). The photo's have been edited in Photo shop. They have given a white border with black text explaining where they are from.
Re: Using stills in FCP?
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
There is no such thing as DPI in video. Dots per inch is a print term. Video is total pixel count. IE 1920 X 1080, 1280 x 720. Etc. Using Photoshop stick to the preset menu. Watch the Cow's Photoshop
HDSLR books
by Viktor Kamenick√Ĺ 9 years ago
Hey guys! I m writing my final graduation paper about HDSLR VIDEO. So I wonder if anybody here knows about some books where I can find some additional information. In my country it is necesery to have
Re: HDSLR books
by Steve Crow 9 years ago
"From Still to Motion" Richard Harrington - search Amazon.com for the rest
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From Still to Motion eBook DVD Content?
by Nick Collura 9 years ago
Hi all, i recently purchased the eBook for iPad and was wondering where i could get a copy of the extra content on the "DVD" that obviously doesnt come with an eBook
Re: From Still to Motion eBook DVD Content?
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Look in the last few pages of the eBook for a link Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Studio On
Opening an Old FCP Project on a new system
by steve newton 9 years ago
I have a Final Cut Project that I started back when I was at college , It was on Final Cut Pro or the first version of Final Cut Studio its in 1080p HD. I wan't to open the project again and work on i
Re: Opening an Old FCP Project on a new system
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Yes run Cheap no Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Studio On the Spot and Motion Graphics with
Hiding Mac desktop while editing with Avid
by Scott Thomas 9 years ago
Does anyone know how to hide the desktop behind the avid workspace with a solid colour when working in Mac I can do it in Photoshop but can't find a way in MC. You can probably guess I am a native PC
Re: Hiding Mac desktop while editing with Avid
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Download freeware app called Think from Freeverse Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Studio On
Problems reading/writing PICT files with Mac Photoshop CS5.5
by Mark Landman 9 years ago
I recently exported a bunch of PCT files from an AfterEffects CS4 project. Those files read fine in Photoshop CS4, but when I try to read them in CS5.5 I get an error saying "Could not complete your r
Re: Problems reading/writing PICT files with Mac Photoshop CS5.5
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
That file format is discontinued. You'll need to go ahead and batch convert using a utility like graphic converter. Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photos
How to create this very common effect?
by Michael Coll 9 years ago
Hi guys, I'm a long time user of creative cow but never before posted. I am hoping someone can point me in the direction of a tutorial or plugin that can help me recreate this very common effect often
Re: How to create this very common effect?
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
HDR. High Dynamic Range Photography and or toning http: www.3exposure.com Photoshop Merge to HDR Pro Nik HDR Efex Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photosho
Monitor USB ?
by Jim Hagan 9 years ago
I purchased the T2i and while watching a video about Magic Lantern I saw the feature Monitor USB. am I undeerstanding this correctly, can I tie into my copy of Adobe's On Location for direct to disk r
Re: Monitor USB ?
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Supports directly without transcoding Native editing Rolling shutter rarely an issue. If it is. Warp stabilizer in AE. not automatic. Have to be applied then chosen. Rarely needed Richard M. Harringto
Photoshop for use in Final Cut Pro
by Neil Orman 9 years ago
Hi, I'm a filmmaker working on a documentary, and I don't have any significant Photoshop background or training. But I'm having to work with all kinds of photos given to me by other people, with diffe
Re: Photoshop for use in Final Cut Pro
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Be sure to watch Cow Photoshop for Video podcasts Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Studio On
Photoshop Action - cloning tool across multiple docs
by Bill Crawford 9 years ago
Looking for some help. I have matched view angle shots that I need to fix a floor spot in. There are some different lighting setups, so a single patch area cannot be used in all of them. I'm trying us
Re: Photoshop Action - cloning tool across multiple docs
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Glad to indirectly help. good luck Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Studio On the Spot and Mo
Apple logo
by Paul Gilmore 9 years ago
Hi I'm editing with FCP7 however I'm importing it to iDVD. When I watch the video I noticed the apple bug icon on the menu in the lower right hand corner. Is there any way around this Thanks Paul
Re: Apple logo
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Look in the Preferences for the App Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Studio On the Spot and M
Soft Focus video issue using 7D
by mike Rodriguez 9 years ago
I use a variety of lenses with the 7D shooting at 30fps and I am getting soft focus video. I use Canon 50mm 1.4 and a , 24-105 mm. This is mainly in broad daylight. I am shooting 1 100 at f16- to f20.
Re: Soft Focus video issue using 7D
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Are you relying on the LCD panel for focus It's too small and low res. See the DSLR podcasts on the COW site about external monitoring and loupes Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motio
Best cards for shooting HD on 7D
by Kyle Galbraith 9 years ago
Hi everyone, I tried searching this forum for this question, but none of the topics I found really match mine. My question is, I am renting a 7D next week for my first try at DSLR video and the rental
Re: Best cards for shooting HD on 7D
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
That won't work http: podcasts.creativecow.net dslr-video-podcast dslr-monitoring-solutions-with-hdmi Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video,
good zoom lens to use on 7D for concert shoot ?
by Pierre Paré-Blais 9 years ago
I'm going to be shooting some concert footage on a 7D, and I'm thinking I should maybe rent a good zoom lens for the event. simply because my own lens kit only has prime lenses (a 24, 50 and 85). The
Re: good zoom lens to use on 7D for concert shoot ?
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
I'd suggest renting. 2.8 zooms that don't vary through zoom will set you back 2k plus Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Understanding A
Text and images are shrunken and placed in upper left when inserted in a sequence...why?
by Benjamin Reichman 9 years ago
When I insert a still from Photoshop or a Text clip (generated in FCP) into my sequence, it shrinks and puts itself in the upper left of the frame. Here's what it looks like: On the left in the Viewer
Re: Text and images are shrunken and placed in upper left when inserted in a sequence...why?
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Make sure graphics are correct size to match footage. Stay with square pixel video presets in PS fr hd Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video
AVI workflow
by Josie Mac 9 years ago
As a video editing exercise, I got the bright idea to record a song and a music video. I dumped my finished aif audio file and a bunch of 640x480 AVI files (recorded on a little Canon point and shoot)
Re: AVI workflow
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Switch to premiere pro Edit natively Match sequence settings to footage size. 1080 Resize during compression Download free 30 demo from adobes site and try. We do our dsr jobs 100% adobe. Richard M. H
Shooting for Color on the 5D
by Austin Conroy 9 years ago
I'm going to be shooting something on a 5D that will be gettin a lot of color treatment in post- The final result will be a mix where a certain section is masked to maintain some shades of brown while
Re: Shooting for Color on the 5D
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Shoot flat. No profile changes. Neutral I prefer to do back and white with photoshop extenders bw adjustment layers. Great control. Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made
Do FCPX book release dates imply anything?
by Craig Seeman 9 years ago
As you might guess I like being detective and prognosticator provocateur. Given that notoriety of the authors, the release dates intrigue me. Online training got out the door very quickly with RippleT
Re: Do FCPX book release dates imply anything?
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
I never said it was bad for all users. The book is being written for photographers. A group I have frequently worked with to help learn video. As an Aperture user and knowledgable person in the Apple
Why does after effects take so long to render??
by Mel Abdo 13 years ago
I'm rendering a video in AE as uncompressed AVI; the video has NO effects and there are two layers. It is 13,000 frames. Why is it rendering at 1 FPS It's really frustrating Specs are: Pentium 4 2.8 g
Re: Why does after effects take so long to render??
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Can't change preferences in middle of a job And no, bad idea to open a move while rendering. That's why many write image sequences Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made o
this effect
by vlad patrulescu 9 years ago
Hi guys! i was wondering if anyone can help me achieve this effect http: www.youtube.com watch v=SzDYVDZ_FlY&feature=player_embedded around second 17-18 thanks alot! Vlad
Re: this effect
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Actually chromatic aberration is more of a fringe at the edges due to high contrast. That looks more like a channel blur with some keyframes applied Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Mo
shooting for B & W
by Gerret Warner 9 years ago
Just wondering if anyone has shot a lot of B & W, and what kind of settings they found most useful.
Re: shooting for B & W
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Shoot Color.. convert in Post. Much greater options and control Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Final
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