Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Adobe TV is currently hosting several video clips from my two DVDs with PhotoshopCAFE: “Learning After Effects CS4” and “Photoshop CS4 Video & Animation”. This video segment is from the “Photoshop CS4 Video & Animation” DVD and shows you how to convert a video layer in Photoshop CS4 to a Smart Object so you can […]

I want to thank all those attending my Motion Tracking with After Effects sessions at Adobe MAX 2009 this year. Since they’re Hands-On Lab sessions, the projects were pre-loaded on the machines in the room before you come in, and if you weren’t able to complete one of the projects during the session’s allotted time, […]

I’m preparing my sessions for the Post Production Conference at NAB 2009 and I’m excited to share so many cool new tips & tricks! A lot of my content for these sessions will be right out of my new DVD titles from PhotoshopCAFE.com “Learning After Effects CS4” and “Photoshop CS4 Video & Animation” Here’s my […]

RANT… First of all, let me start this post by stating that I DO applaud Adobe for combining the animation capabilities of Image Ready into Photoshop, starting with Photoshop CS3. I was hoping they would have stepped up to the plate and given us a bit more in CS4, however. Simple things like a little […]

So I’ve been playing around with that footage that I shot in my previous Blog posting… and it was bugging me that the birds were distracting as well as the telephone poles, so I decided to just get rid of them! Before and After detail of the Rotoscope process Using the Clone Stamp tool on […]

*UPDATE: see my quick “3-minute Podcast” video showing the workflow of this technique HERE! I’ve also included an extensive step-by-step workflow on both motion tracking and image stabilization in my new training DVD, “Learning After Effects CS4” – link to it on the right –> After much trial and error and a lot of frustrated […]

My first published review of After Effects CS4 is now up online – “First Look: After Effects CS4” is on Macworld Magazine’s online site here: Macworld >> First Look: After Effects CS4 Check out the overview I’ve given this great new upgrade of Adobe After Effects! (and make sure to click the “YES – Recommend” […]

Along with the rest of the Adobe Creative Suite 4 products, both Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Adobe After Effects CS4 were officially announced at 12:01am EDT on Sept. 23. I have had the opportunity to beta test most of the suite’s products over the past few months and there are some great new features I’ll […]