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Using the new selective mask feature to remove backgrounds in Photoshop

In today's post, Jeff will show you how to remove backgrounds in Photoshop using the new selective mask feature. Note: remember to watch the video tutorial Jeff made for you, it will be much easier to follow the steps. There is simply no way in After Effects for sure that you could select the hair very well on a video like this. On a still image it would be pretty tricky but here it is relatively easily. Here’s the way we do Read More...

Using the magic wand tool to remove background in Photoshop

In today's post, Jeff will show you how to remove background in Photoshop using the magic wand tool. Note: remember to watch the video tutorial Jeff made for you, it will be much easier to follow the steps. Let's start! So when you have something like this where you go this solid color and you want to select it so you that you can then invert it to select the object, you can use the magic wand tool. The magic wand tool is Read More...

Advanced Green Screen Editing in After Effects

In today's post, Jeff will talk about advanced green screen editing in After Effects. Note: remember to watch the video tutorial, we wanted to make it easier for you to follow and understand what Jeff teaches you. Let's start! The tool that you use to pull a key is called Keylight and Keylight is made by this company, the Foundry,as I mentioned earlier. You can go find Keylight over here on its own if I just type in key in the effects and Read More...

Working with Keyframes in Adobe Premiere Pro

In today's post, Jeff will talk about working with keyframes in Adobe Premiere Pro. Note: remember to watch the video tutorial Jeff has prepared for you. Let's get started! And now I add the gopher snake shot to this empty sequence. It’s been centered up on the scene. If I put a 10% and click on motion, you'll see it’s much bigger than the scene. I can move a little bit. There’s something going on there, right? There, and the Anchor Point’s here Read More...

How to remove hum sounds in Adobe Premiere Pro

In today's post, Jeff, our lead instructor, will show you how to remove hum sounds in Adobe Premiere Pro. Note: Remember to watch the video tutorial, it would be so much easier for you to follow Jeff's instructions. Let's start! One thing that happens in United States (North America) is that the electrical system has 60 cycles per seconds, 60 hertz. In other parts of the world, that's 50 hertz. Sometimes if you have lights in a room or some electronic or electric Read More...

How to setup After Effects for maximum performance

Hi and welcome to this tutorial. My name is Remus Hosu with BlueFX.net. Today we'll take a look at how to set up After Effects from maximum performance and optimal render speed. Note: I have prepared a video tutorial so that you could easily follow my indications. Stay with me until the end of this video because we’ll be giving away a render preset, which will enable you to render your projects and videos in a YouTube friendly format. 1.How to setup AE Read More...

How to be a freelance video editor and why you need to learn After Effects

Tips for Freelance Video Editors and Why You Need To Learn After Effects   I’ve been a freelance film editor for the past 10 years and if there are two crucial things I’ve learned in that time, that can help you build a successful freelance creative career of your own, it is that you need to learn how to manage your money and you need to learn After Effects.   How To Be A Successful Freelance Video Editor There’s a lot to learn to Read More...

Create Doodle Videos for White board AND Blackboards!

Special Labor Day Re-open of Doodly! (Offer Closes On Monday Sept 5th at 11:59PM) Have you ever seen those little “doodle videos” before? I’m talking about the kind that shows a hand, drawing an image on a video. It’s captivating, it’s highly engaging, and the best part? It converts to massive sales and conversions. Today, I’m excited to share with you the newest, hottest software to hit the market: Doodly. It is the latest creation from Jimmy Kim and Brad Callen. Doodly – Introductions Both Jimmy and Brad Read More...

Green Screen Keying with Ultrakey in Adobe Premiere Pro

In today's blog post, Jeff, our Adobe certified instructor, will show us how to do green screen keying with ultrakey in Adobe Premiere Pro. Note: Remember to watch the video tutorial Jeff has prepared for you. Let's get started! Let's go get the ultra key. The ultra key, just double click and it applies it automatically. Just notice this. Just look at your purple when we applied an effect to it that's what happens. We'll go to effects and controls. Here is the ultra Read More...

Adding transitions in Adobe Premiere Pro

In today's post, Jeff Sengstack, our certified Adobe expert and instructor, will show you how to add video transitions in Adobe Premiere Pro. Note: Remember to watch the video tutorial we have prepared for you as it will make it easier to follow and understand what Jeff says. Let's start! Take that “cross” and drag it to that edit point. That’s a video transition. I need to go someplace because I’m getting some feedback. It’s hard to see there. So I hope this pulls Read More...