Color Correction: Put Your Best Foot Forward via Hurlbut Visuals My first experience with the 5D DI color correction was for the Terminator Webisodes produced by the Bandito Brothers through Wonderland Sound and Vision. McG asked me to be the Director/Cameraman for these al ...more
Building Next Reality : How the ARKit's Impressive Software Detects Surfaces Using Just the iPhone's Color Camera
I currently am and have always been what one might call a PC/Android guy. Many that know me well would likely even go so far as to say I am anti-Apple. About an hour after seeing the ARKit demo during the day-one keynote at WWDC, I became the owner of a brand new Mac. Pair th ...more
Increase the realism of your video footage with camera movement and color correction. In this video tutorial, Adobe After Effects is used to add realistic camera wiggle and shake to video footage from Call of Duty: Black Ops, simulating a handheld camera. In addition, the vide ...more
This video tutorial speaks about how to create a dramatic effect to an image using only Camera Raw in the Bridge program of Photoshop. In this example, the picture was first brought into the program and the fill light was turned upwards in order to lighten up the dark foregrou ...more
The 13-megapixel camera on the OnePlus One is capable of taking some pretty impressive shots, but the stock CameraNext app doesn't do the hardware justice. When compared to the camera app that ships on the ColorOS version of the One, you can immediately see an increase in clar ...more
Have you ever tried to film at night with your DLSR in place with no good lightning at all or at places were the lights are flickering? Here its the Solution in 4 simple steps. Always shoot between 1/50 and 1/60 ALWAYS or else the lights will flicker. Never go above 1600 iso ...more
Your Instagram feed is jam-packed with interesting and lively photos, videos, and stories that largely offset the iOS app's comparatively bland user interface. If the interface's dull colors have always bothered you, you can splash on some much-needed color to better reflect y ...more
The Red One Camera has loads of menu and sub menus to explore. In this video, we dive into the video menu button on the back of the Red Camera. The focus is the video sub menu and all the feature contained within, including color, gain, and detail. Thanks to Indie Rentals - ht ...more
New Year's Eve. It will be one hell of a chaotic night. Trust me. The overcrowded streets. Long lines for the urinal. Maxing out your credit card on that shot of Cuervo. You'll be lucky to make it out alive. If you do manage to stave off alcohol poisoning and survive the asc ...more
Have you ever taken a photograph indoors and found that all the colors turned out wrong? Everything may have looked far too yellow or far too blue. It was not the fault of your camera. Instead, you probably forgot to set the white balance. What is white balance? Lets find out. ...more
In this amazingly in-depth tutorial video they go into great detail on all of the methods of using GND glass filters, along with it's general purpose is and what it can do for you! For those not in the know, GND filters are glass lens attachments that come in graduated varying ...more
Aperture's white balance adjustment helps you improve the quality of colors in your images, correcting for a camera that wasn't properly calibrated for the lighting conditions under which it was used.
This video describes about how to solve multiple proportions. The first step describes how to cross multiply and solve the equation. There are three proportions solved in this video and they are explained how to arrive the final answer. The first step is multiplying the denomi ...more
This how-to video is a vibrant and animated tutorial on how to paint children’s furniture: in particular, a little girl’s tea table and chairs. It’s fast paced yet easy to follow. The video couple takes you from the taping and preparation of the table and chairs to the complet ...more
Sometimes photographers will find that the colors they saw with their eyes were not captured in their camera. Using the new Graduated Filter tool in Photoshop CS4, photographers can make isolated adjustments to an image using the tool’s gradients and correction sliders. The Gr ...more
Remember KODACHROME? That color reversal film from Kodak? The film that was the inspiration for Paul Simon? The only brand of film to have a state park named after it? Soon, that's all you'll be able to do— remember it— because today is the last day that any kind of Kodak Kod ...more
When you need to gather information without anyone knowing you will need to utilize covert audio surveillance. There are a variety of ways and technique to most effectively get the information you need. This is part three of four in this free training video wherein Private In ...more
dekePod, a tutorial show on computer graphics and digital imaging from O'Reilly Media, Inc., shows us how to fake an HDR (High Dynamic Range) portrait in Adobe Photoshop. What's HDR? An HDR image packs more pixels than normal into a picture creating billions of color variation ...more
If you're having a little trouble operating your newly purchased Motorola Nextel i870 cell phone, let Sprint help you out. This Sprint interactive mobile phone tutorial takes you through every step necessary to fully familiarize yourself with the i870 cell phone by Motorola. T ...more
In this three part After Effects tutorial, Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to change the weather from a sunny day at the beach to a very cloudy day, with a chance of showers. Part one goes over color correction and compositing, part two covers how to add rain to your shot, as ...more
Three point lighting can be used to achieve professional studio results. For this, you will need: a key light, a fill light, and a backlight. This creates an even distribution of light on the subject. It removes shadow. The lights must be set up in a 15 to 45 degrees angle fr ...more
This video shows you how to light a bottle with long exposure in photography. The end result is to have a picture of a bottle with glowing edges with a black background. For starters you set your SLR camera settings to a 30 second manual shutter speed and a f5. 6 set aperture. ...more
David Newton, professional photographer and technical editor at Canon Professional Network, teaches you how to customize white balance settings on a Canon EOS camera. The EOS camera have 7 presets plus an auto and a custom white balance setting. You will be using the custom se ...more
Learn how to eliminate cord clutter with the folks from Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE. Nothing is more annoying than a pile of messy cords. Those dozens of wires around your home?in your kitchen, by your computer, behind your TV?can be a tangled nuisance. Control cord clutter w ...more
In order to take the perfect picture of your handmade wooden project, it's helpful to have a lightbox that's similar to what professionals use but definitely cheaper to make yourself. I was thinking about what project I was going to work on today. I decided to flip through so ...more
It's not brain surgery, but teeth whitening systems still hits the pocket books hard. However, there is a cheaper alternative to have the whitest teeth in the neighborhood, and it's called Photoshop. With Adobe Photoshop, you can have whiter teeth in seconds! Really. It's defi ...more
It's very easy to get a slightly blurry photograph due to a moving subject, camera shake, or just an incorrect auto-focus, but you don’t have to let that ruin an otherwise terrific picture. All it takes is a little finesse in Photoshop or another photo editing software. This g ...more
All you science and astronomy nuts out there, pay attention, this detailed video tutorial series will tell you everything you need to know about capturing digital photos with the Meade Deep Sky Imager. The universe is out there, and you can take a picture of it. The user-frie ...more
Illustrator's gradient mesh tool is a powerful one for vector artists... if you know how to use it. This tool can help create beautiful and vivid mesh-based vector portraits, as long as your skills are up to par. If not, try out some of the beginner tutorials on WonderHowTo fo ...more
Sometimes an iDevice is best used for idle, pointless fun. Today's segment of Making Art on Your iOS Deviceis a mixed bag of time-wasting cool effects and random, but useful art-making tools. Below, 10 apps for creating anything from erratic hand-shaken digital effects to your ...more
One challenge in shooting miniDV video is capturing good color. 3-chip cameras are way better than 1-chip cameras but they are also more expensive. No matter what type you have, remember lighting is still important. In this video Israel Hyman shows you how to capture better co ...more
There are seemingly endless photography apps for the iPhone—it is perhaps one of the most popular arenas for application developers. We've covered a few in Giveaway Tuesdays, but nothing comprehensive. We would be remiss to omit the two most popular frontrunners—Hipstamatic ( ...more
This video focuses on improving your video's general color thanks to the feature known as white balancing. Every camera white balances differently, so check your camera manual to find out how yours works. When you white balance using an 18% gray card (like the one used here ...more
Day for Night courtesy of Videomaker.com Those 3 Words We Love to Hear, Day for Night (DFN). What better three words could a director ask to hear? No huge generators, no freezing temperatures, no vampire-style living... what's not to love? Are you perplexed? Well, long ago, ...more
In this lesson, learn what white balance is and how to effectively use this function on your digital camera. Also learn how to use the photo filter function in Photoshop to eliminate and correct color casts created by various light sources. Watch this video photography tutoria ...more
In photography, using filters over lenses is a common practice and provides a great way to set the mood or to create an artistic image. The only problem is that they can be quite costly and there currently aren't many available for cell phones specifially. Fortunately, there i ...more
NASA just released this beautiful image of what's leftover from a supernova explosion. The red cloud is expanding cosmic debris, the blue is a blast wave of electrons, and the stripes at the edge tell of a high energy burst of x-rays that may be bound for earth. This image was ...more
If you're always taking blurry and underexposed pics with your mobile device, try using some of the tips below to turn your phone into a valuable photography asset. It doesn't matter if you have an iPhone, Android smartphone, or even a first-gen camera phone... you can still t ...more
Has white balance always been a problem in your photographs? Getting the perfect color in your photos is tricky business, even on digital cameras. This video will give you the ultimate information on customizing the white balance and color temperature for your film, video foot ...more
Once you've adjusted the levels of a photo, the next thing you want to do is color correct. The Photoshop techniques used here compensate for bad AWB (auto white balance) settings on point and shoot cameras, or in situations where you had less than ideal light.
A picture I took last year while testing my new camera.
In this tutorial, Yanik Chauvin teaches us how to create an old-style looking photo starting from a grayish, underexposed one, using the software "Lightroom". He starts by creating a virtual copy of it, and then he adds a Camera Calibration preset named Camera Landscape and in ...more
This video shows how to set a custom white balance with a Canon 40D camera. Whether you have fluorescent, yellow tungsten, or camera white light, you will still get a good picture with the custom white balance. The video shows pictures taken with the different lighting and dif ...more
Toys are not only useful for playtime, they can also be wonderful props to photograph. With the right setting, pose and angle, you can bring your subject to life. To participate in this week’s Phone Snap Challenge, photograph a toy of your own and post it to the corkboard by M ...more
White balance is vital for well composed and colored photos. Here's how to adjust the white balance on Fujifilm digital cameras, demonstrated with an Expodisc.
White balance is vital for well composed and colored photos. Here's how to adjust the white balance on the Canon EOS digital camera, demonstrated with an Expodisc.
Difficulty Level: Moderate Photoshop Skills Photoshop isn't just for zapping zits and adding freaky colors to sunset pictures! You can use it for fun, altered-reality pictures, too. If you have a tripod and some friends, you can combine many exposures as separate layers and u ...more
When was the last time you took some time out of your day to play with your favorite action figure? Or build an entire town of Legos? Well, it’s time for you to dust off that old toy chest for this week’s Phone Snap challenge! To kick off Phone Snap’s very first weekly photo ...more
Christmas Balls and Mason Jars. I used Dynamic light, Camera+, and Phototoaster.
Found this strange creature beside the road. Didn't dare to touch it, so i took a picture instead. These are actually its real colors- no image enhancing filters or stuff. Taken with a Olympus point and shoot camera.
Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more
Make it look like your camera is shaking and add in a flashing, color-changing light (great for music videos!). You can create this effect (without losing any video quality) using the software program Premiere Pro using this easy technique and by altering some of the color fil ...more
Old TV's were not famous for their high-fidelity color, but the brown-saturated look they made standard now evokes a lot of nostalgia among viewers. Because of this, it may behoove you, the filmmaker, to know how to simulate that color effect without having to actually use cra ...more
Check out this cinematography video tutorial on how to use calibrate an NTSC camera monitor, specifically a Marshall monitor. Learn how to adjust brightness, adjust contrast, and adjust color. Also learn about the freeze frame, Red Peaking, 1:1 Pixel-Pixel, and False color. ...more
The Red Cine Application is essential to learn if you plan on shooting with the RED ONE camera. This tutorial goes over color settings and grading.
Update: New Trailer (7/9/10) In July of 2008, Fawaz Al-Matrouk, director of "To Rest In Peace", brought me on to shoot his USC graduate thesis film. Two years, 3 cameras, and over 15,000 miles later, the film is in its last week of post, having completed our final color correc ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to gel your flash to blend it with ambient light. First, you will need to be indoors with lights on and grab your camera. Make sure you have a separate flash on the camera, then take an amber colored film strip and place it over the flash. Next h ...more
Make sure you have the appropriate lens for your digital camera. Look for markers on the lens that correspond with any mark on the camera body. Different brands have different markers. Some have square dots while some have red dots. Line these marks In one hand, hold your came ...more
We've all seen the breathtaking, colorful photos of the Eagle, Egg and Cat's Eye Nebulae. You may not recognize them by name, but you've seen them, whether in astronomy textbooks, magazines, websites, album covers, or tee shirts. They are some of the most striking photographs ...more