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Pacing for Video and Cinema Editors: Timing and Types of Cuts
By Ross Hockrow
Jul 22, 2014
Pacing is your single most important editing philosophy and is the hardest to grasp. In this chapter from Out of Order: Storytelling Techniques for Video and Cinema Editors, Ross Hockrow defines pacing and discusses the principles of pacing and the timing and types of cuts.
Processing Photos in Lightroom's Develop Module
By Jan Kabili
Jul 21, 2014
Jan Kabili shows you how to use the intuitive controls in Lightroom’s Develop module to adjust color, tone, and composition without changing the pixels in your photographs.
Animating Shapes with Shape Tweens in Adobe Flash Professional CC (2014 release)
By Russell Chun
Jul 18, 2014
You’ll start the lesson by viewing the animated logo that you’ll create as you learn about shape tweens and masks in Flash, in this chapter from Adobe Flash Professional CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release).
Sports Photography Tip for Experienced Photographers: Mastering Impeccable Technique for Sport Portraits
By Tom Bol
Jul 17, 2014
In this excerpt from Adventure Sports Photography: Creating Dramatic Images in Wild Places, Tom Bol shows you how to achieve but impeccable technique with your flash portrait photography.
Sports Photography FuelTip for Experienced Photographers: Photographing Rock Climbers
By Tom Bol
Jul 16, 2014
In this excerpt from Adventure Sports Photography: Creating Dramatic Images in Wild Places, Tom Bol shows you how to safely and effectively photograph rock climbers.
Sports Photography FuelTip for Experienced Photographers: Shooting Different Swimming Strokes
By Peter Read Miller
Jul 15, 2014
In this excerpt from Peter Read Miller on Sports Photography: A Sports Illustrated photographer's tips, tricks, and tales on shooting football, the Olympics, and portraits of athletes, learn the best way to photograph certain swimming strokes.
iPad for Photographers: The iPad in the Studio
By Jeff Carlson
Jul 9, 2014
Jeff Carlson shares all sorts of creative possibilities for using your iPad in your photography studio, in this chapter from The iPad for Photographers: Master the Newest Tool in Your Camera Bag, 3rd Edition.
The Photoshop Elements Secret to Fixing Group Shots
By Scott Kelby, Matt Kloskowski
Jul 7, 2014
With Photoshop Elements’ Group Shot feature, as long as you have a few photos to choose from, you can create the perfect group photo, even if someone has their eyes closed.
Sports Photography FuelTip for Beginning Photographers: Crop for Impact
By Alan Hess
Jul 3, 2014
In this excerpt from Photographing Outdoor Sports, Alan Hess shows you how cropping your sports photo can give you better composition, fewer distractions, and enhanced movement.
Sports Photography FuelTip for Beginning Photographers: Posing Individuals
By Alan Hess
Jul 2, 2014
In this excerpt from Sports Portraits: Tips and Techniques for Capturing Athletic Photographs, Alan Hess offers tips for posing an individual athlete.
Sports Photography FuelTip for Beginning Photographers: How to Get the Best Shots in Baseball
By Bill Frakes
Jul 1, 2014
In this excerpt from Sports Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, Bill Frakes discusses the best positions from which to photograph baseball.
Sports Photography FuelTip for Beginning Photographers: Shooting Gymnastics
By Alan Hess
Jun 30, 2014
In this excerpt from Photographing Indoor Sports: The Right Settings, Gear, and Tips for Shooting Basketball, Martial Arts, and Other Low-light Sports, Alan Hess shows you that, even though each gymnastics event presents its own challenge, a few basics can really help you capture the best shots.
The Basics of Writing for the Web
By Nicole Fenton, Kate Kiefer Lee
Jun 25, 2014
This chapter from Nicely Said: Writing for the Web with Style and Purpose covers basic guidelines for writing for the web, common mistakes, tips for getting unstuck, and exercises for improving your writing.
Designing Type and Layout in Adobe Illustrator
By Sharon Steuer
Jun 23, 2014
This chapter from The Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book for CS6 and CC focuses on tips and tricks related to working with the type tools, as well as design and layout in Adobe Illustrator.
Getting to Know Adobe InDesign CC (2014 release)
By Kelly Kordes Anton, John Cruise
Jun 23, 2014
In this excerpt from Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release), Kelly Kordes Anton and John Cruise get you up to speed with Adobe InDesign CC (2014 release).
Printing a 3D File in Adobe Photoshop CC (2014 release)
By Brie Gyncild, Andrew Faulkner
Jun 23, 2014
This excerpt from  Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release) shows how you can create 3D objects in Photoshop—or import 3D objects that have been created elsewhere—and print them directly from Photoshop.
Working with Alternate Layouts in Adobe Muse CC (2014 release)
By Brian Wood
Jun 23, 2014
In this excerpt from Adobe Muse CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release), Brian Wood shows how Adobe Muse allows you to create alternate layouts for each page of your site.
Favorite Adjustment Layers and Filters for Compositing in Adobe Photoshop
By Bret Malley
Jun 19, 2014
This chapter pushes deep into Bret Malley's four favorite adjustment layers (along with their subterranean features), as well as the Photoshop filters that he finds come in most handy for composite work.
Q&A with the Authors of Nicely Said: Writing for the Web with Style and Purpose
By Peachpit Press, Nicole Fenton, Kate Kiefer Lee
Jun 18, 2014
Nicole Fenton and Kate Kiefer Lee, the authors of Nicely Said: Writing for the Web with Style and Purpose, answer our questions on the biggest mistake companies make with web content, how to get your customers to care, and advice for those who seek a career in writing for the web.
The 46 Rules of Genius: Rule 18: Don't Be Boring
By Marty Neumeier
Jun 11, 2014
The element of surprise is the most powerful weapon in the creative arsenal. It confounds our expectations and rivets our attention. It makes competing stimuli fade into the background as we focus on what suddenly seems important.

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