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3D Photoshop: Inflating Objects from Photographs
By Steve Caplin
Oct 3, 2013
Learn how to model 3D objects directly from photographs, using Photoshop’s inflation tool.
3ds max 5 Masking in Materials with Maps
By Ted Boardman
Feb 7, 2003
Let master trainer Ted Boardman walk you through using the flexible tools in 3ds max 5 to make applying masks easier and more accurate.
3ds max 6 Mapping in Registration
By Ted Boardman
Feb 13, 2004
3ds max expert and New Riders' author Ted Boardman introduces you to several techniques that, when combined, make the application of maps easier.
3ds max Effects: Reacting to Reactor
By Ted Boardman
Dec 27, 2002
Learn to set up short collision effects scenes that can enhance a storyline and still be cost effective in production time.
3-Light Lens Flare Setup: Lens-Flare Lighting
By Scott Kelby
Oct 26, 2011
Scott Kelby walks you through how to create a three-light shoot that incorporates three different types of light.
4 Awesome Lightroom mobile Tips and Tricks
By Jeff Carlson
Aug 20, 2014
Adobe Lightroom mobile synchronizes photos between your Lightroom library on a computer and an iPad or iPhone, but it's more than just an image conduit. Jeff Carlson, author of Adobe Lightroom mobile: Your Lightroom on the Go, shares some of his favorite tips for working with Lightroom mobile, from automatically importing new shots to copying adjustments between photos and environments.
5 Documentary Filmmaking Tips from "American Teen"
By Ron Dawson
Feb 9, 2010
Ron Dawson points out techniques used in Nanette Burstein’s award-winning film that you can apply to your own video creation.
5 Easy Steps to Back Up Your Photos and Videos
By Jeff Carlson
Nov 16, 2015
If your Mac or its hard disk fails today, will your irreplaceable digital photos and videos survive? Jeff Carlson, author of Photos for OS X and iOS: Take, Edit, and Share Photos in the Apple Photography Ecosystem, outlines a photo backup strategy to protect your memories from technology failures.
5 Minecraft Tips: Get Water to Work for You, Energize Your Game with Lava, and More
By John Moltz
Apr 6, 2015
John Moltz, co-author of A Visual Guide to Minecraft, shares five ways to get the most out of Minecraft. Up your home and your game by taking advantage of some features you may not have discovered.
5 Pro Photography Tips to Help Families Look their Best During the Holidays
By Dale Benfield
Dec 7, 2015
A little planning upfront, before a photo session, can do incredible things to the outcome of a final print. During the holiday season, when families are in a rush to get amazing images to give as gifts and holiday cards, educating them on a few key points will make your job as a photographer (and their life as a parent) easier. In this article Dale Benfield, author of The Five-Minute Fix, explains how timing, outfits, professional stylists, and more can affect the photo session.
5 Quick Steps to Precision Vector Art: Skills You Can Leverage for a Lifetime
By Von Glitschka
Sep 17, 2015
If your first instinct for a new art project is to jump into your software and start creating forms, you're doing it wrong. Von Glitschka, author of Vector Basic Training: A Systematic Creative Process for Building Precision Vector Artwork, demonstrates a simplified methodology that can consistently give you better results.
5 Things Cool about the New iPad Mini
By Jeff Carlson
Oct 24, 2012
Now that we know what the iPad mini is, what's so great about it? Jeff Carlson shares five cool things he learned about the iPad mini.
5 Tips to Maximize Profits for Your Wedding Photography Business During the Holidays
By Dale Benfield
Dec 14, 2015
For wedding photographers, we experience our busiest season from late spring to fall. Finding ways to earn extra income during the winter months can be challenging. In this article, Dale Benfield, author of The Five-Minute Fix, gives five of his best tips to earn money during the off-season, both by adding shoots and by making more money by selling additional products to your current clients.
5 Ways to Improve Your Ajax Performance
By Larry Ullman
Mar 28, 2012
In sites that rely upon Ajax for functionality (or even pizzazz), performance becomes even more critical than the general JavaScript performance. Because Ajax requests take place behind the scenes, to the end user there is little discernible difference between an Ajax request being slow, and nothing happening at all. In this article, Larry Ullman explains some of the concrete steps you can take to improve the performance of your sites’ Ajax interactions.
6 Easily Overlooked Features in Photos for OS X
By Jeff Carlson
Aug 27, 2015
The new Photos for OS X application, which replaces iPhoto and Aperture on the Mac, contains many features that aren't initially apparent. Jeff Carlson, author of Photos for OS X and iOS: Take, Edit, and Share Photos in the Apple Photography Ecosystem, reveals six features that might seem hidden at first.
6 Tips for Selling Your Creative Skills by Word of Mouth
By Corwin Hiebert
Jan 11, 2016
If you make it easy for other people to generate new leads for you, you won't have to be a good marketer. Instead, you can focus on being awesome at the creative work for which you want (and deserve) to be paid. Corwin Hiebert, author of Living the Dream: Putting Your Creativity to Work (and Getting Paid), suggests six ways you can use word of mouth to bring in more work.
7 Secrets to Creating Irresistible Food Photography Images
By Teri Campbell
Oct 22, 2012
Creating truly irresistible images of food requires attention to a lot of different details. Teri Campbell, author of Food Photography & Lighting: A Commercial Photographer's Guide to Creating Irresistible Images, shares 7 secrets to creating amazing food images.
8 Tasks in Flash MX
By David J. Emberton
Jul 26, 2002
David Emberton walks you through eight common tasks in Flash MX that demonstrate some of the biggest reasons why you should upgrade to the new version.
9 Pro Tips for Getting Better Results in the Field from Your HDR Images
By Tim Cooper
Feb 18, 2014
In this excerpt from his FuelBook, The Realistic HDR Image, Tim Cooper offers some advice to assure that your HDR photos look their best.
A Beginner's Look At ActionScript
By Joey Lott, Jen deHaan, Peter deHaan
Dec 9, 2005
ActionScript 2.0 offers new features unavailable in the previous version. This chapter explains what ActionScript is, and how 2.0 allows for greater customization of behaviors and scripts for Macromedia Flash animations.

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