Jeff Schell walks you through, step by step, how to create a handful of different track mattes in Premiere Pro CS3. Schell discusses where you can apply a track matte, how to expand it, how to apply and expand a blur, and what track you want to borrow the shape from. He also s ...more
Premiere Cs3 Blur
Jeff Schell walks you through a few quick methods of making your titles appear less "computer-generated." This includes adding a linear gradient fill to the title as well as adding a soft Gaussian Blur to reduce the "computer crispness" of the text.
In this short tutorial, learn how to create videos made for iPods in Premiere CS3. Chad Perkins of Chadd and Todd Podcast shows how to export video from Premiere straight into your iPod, or to YouTube, MySpace, and other Inernet sites that support video.
This Premiere Pro CS3 tutorial walks you through a few of the quickest and easiest methods for copying motion properties and video effects from one clip in a sequence to other clips. You'll learn a few methods for copying and pasting, such as the Paste Attributes command, and ...more
Jeff Schell introduces you to the ins and outs of the Time Remapping video effect that is new to Premiere Pro CS3. Jeff shows you how to use the Time Remapping controls in the Timeline panel to change the speed of a clip.
For a new user, Adobe Premier Pro can be overwhelming. There's just so much you can do! So, a little guidance, or shall we say "basic training," is what you'll need to get started editing your own home video or professional film. This five-part series is your basic training, t ...more
Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 software is the start-to-finish video production solution ideal for editors, filmmakers, cable and network broadcasters, event and corporate videographers, rich media creative professionals, and hobbyists. In this Adobe Premiere video tutorial, you'll le ...more
For most software programs, finding good information on how to get started when you don't know anything about the software is harder than finding tutorials on more advanced topics. This video should make getting started in Adobe Premiere CS3 a bit easier. It walks you through ...more
Creative Cow leader Jon Barrie demonstrates some advanced uses of the multi-cam workflow in Adobe Premiere Pro CS3. Use the multi-cam workflow in Premiere Pro CS3. Click through to watch this video on creativecow.net
This tutorial shows you how to use Boris BLUE and Boris BCC (Boris Continuum Complete) plug-in transition filters in Premiere Pro CS3. Use Boris plug-in transitions in Premiere Pro CS3. Click through to watch this video on cachefly.net
This tutorial shows you how to use the Pixelchooser feature of the Boris Continuum Complete and Final Effects Complete plug-ins for Premiere Pro CS3. Use the Boris plug-in Pixelchooser in Premiere Pro CS3. Click through to watch this video on cachefly.net
If you've dabbled with multi-camera syncing, you'll know there's a couple of ways to do it. In this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Jon Barrie demonstrates a few ways he's found to be easiest using Adobe Premiere Pro CS3. Synchronize multiple cameras in Premiere Pro CS3. C ...more
Jon Barrie demonstrates creating custom titles in Adobe Premiere Pro CS3. There are a few tricks for newbies that are definite time savers! Create custom titles in Premiere Pro CS3. Click through to watch this video on creativecow.net
Working with sounds in Premiere Pro is just as important as working with video. This video will show you how to use some basic techniques to adjust your sound effects in Premiere Pro CS3, including how to use audio filters and create a simple echo effect on some dialogue. Not ...more
Once you've created and edited a project in Premiere Pro to your heart's content, it's time to export that video so you can watch it outside of your editing console. This video will teach you how to do just that in Premiere Pro CS3 quickly and easily. Make sure your video look ...more
Jeff Schell demonstrates how to use the Write-On video effect in Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 to create the illusion of text being "hand written" on the screen, one letter at a time. The key to this effect is animating the position of the Write-On effect, by creating keyframes in th ...more
In this tutorial you will learn how to use the "write on" effect in Premiere Pro CS3. Specifically you will learn how to create an animated line that goes across a map to show the route taken.
Jeff Schell walks you through the necessary steps to edit video from multiple cameras, when you have multiple cameras set up and all of the cameras are shooting the exact same scene. Premiere Pro CS3 has a built-in Multi-camera editing mode, ideal for shoots where multiple cam ...more
Making cool, animated titles is one of the most popular tasks among online video cognoscenti. Don't miss out on the fun! This video will show you how to make basic animated titles using Adobe Premiere Pro CS3. Give your web videos a more professional look by applying the tips ...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
Jeff Schell shows you how to create a spinning headline or front page of a newspaper. You'll see how easy it is to build this special effect for any type of image or clip using a pair of rotation keyframes and scale keyframes, and by specifying your keyframes in reverse order.
Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 3, or CS3, is the industry-standard application for digital photo manipulation. It is ideal for professional photographers, serious amateur photographers, and graphic designers. Having the software, however, isn't enough; you'll need to know how ...more
Creating good-looking titles is one of the oft-neglected but most important parts of creating a really appealing video, especially if you want to post it online. This two-part video will teach you how to animate blue in-out effects with keyframes and create a 3D glasses effect ...more
Need to hide the identity of an informant in your video? Maybe doing a spot for COPS or the Discovery Channel? Well, this tutorial shows you how to create a mosaic blur effect to cover someone's face in Premiere.
This video continues to elaborate the titles that the creators started working on in this tutorial on blur in-out effects in Premiere Pro. This time they focus on creating light spots and fast bumpmaps and how these techniques can be used to create even cooler titles. Downloa ...more
You've got your crisp, clean video and now you want to mess it up with some cool blur effects. Here's how to use Adobe Premier Elements to make it happen. It's a simple trick that can give you some professional looking results. In Adobe Premiere Elements you can blur out an a ...more
This After Effects tutorial will show you a nice underwater scene, complete with light rays, rising bubbles and cloudy ocean mist. You don't have to be a professional AE user to recreate this great animated scene, either! Laurence Grayson demonstrates all the techniques for th ...more
Here’s a tutorial about mapping artwork to 3D objects in Adobe Illustrator CS3. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, Afte ...more
Jeff Schell walks you through simple yet effective methods to show two people having a phone conversation on screen at the same time. Jeff starts by showing you how to quickly make a picture-in-picture effect in Premiere Pro CS3, and then adds on a cross-dissolve transition to ...more
Jeff Schell shows you some of the options and configurations available when working with images that do not match the dimensions of your program monitor in Premiere Pro CS3. In addition, Jeff will introduce you to the 'Automate to Timeline" feature that helps you quickly creat ...more
This clip will show you how to do a picture-in-picture inside of Premiere Pro CS3 or later. Use this technique to start stacking your videos in a vertical fashion as well as opening new creative doors for your expression! Whether you're new to Adobe's popular non-linear editor ...more
Think every model you see in a magazine has perfectly smooth skin? Sure, but don't worry, it's not natural! You can do the exact same thing in Photoshop with this tutorial. Watch and learn how to smooth skin by retouching portraits with blur tools in Photoshop CS3.
Learn how to create a soft focus effect in Premiere Elements 3.0 using blur and opacity.
Dreams are often very fun to shoot, as they allow the filmmaker a lot of freedom to include otherworldly content and visual styles. This video will help you make your dream scenes even more dreamy by teaching you how to add some dream effects (including blur and little bit of ...more
This video shows the enhancements made to the QuickTime export feature in Flash. You learn how to effectively export content for broadcast, DVD, or video editing applications such as Premiere. Export QuickTime files from Flash CS3 Professional. Click through to watch this vide ...more
This software tutorial shows you how to use the Radium Glow plug-in for After Effects. Radium Glow is also available for Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro and more. Don't settle for glow effects that are just a blur. Radium Glow simulates the way real light behaves, giving you ultra ...more
Google's new camera, aptly named Google Camera, has been all the rage since it was released onto Google Play last Friday. The main reason is the amazing Lens Blur feature that adds depth-of-field Lytro effects to photos, without the use of any expensive accessories or extra ha ...more
In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington shows how to perform depth of field blurring techniques using the lens blur feature in Adobe Photoshop CS4. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video, video editing, and media production professionals in broadcasting, ...more
This photo editing software tutorial shows you how to change the depth of field of an image in Photoshop CS3. Learn two methods for creating depth of field effects with Photoshop. The first is very simple and more well known. For the second, Colin Smith experiments with the Le ...more
Do you need to create graphics for video editing systems like Final Cut Pro, Avid, or Adobe Premiere? Are you looking to get more from Apple Motion or Adobe After Effects? Then you need to learn Adobe Photoshop. Instructor Richard Harrington explains how to use Photoshop's sh ...more
Do you need to create graphics for video editing systems like Final Cut Pro, Avid, or Adobe Premiere? Are you looking to get more from Apple Motion or Adobe After Effects? Then you need to learn Adobe Photoshop. Instructor Richard Harrington shows you how to use the refine ed ...more
Do you need to create graphics for video editing systems like Final Cut Pro, Avid, or Adobe Premiere? Are you looking to get more from Apple Motion or Adobe After Effects? Then you need to learn Adobe Photoshop. Instructor Richard Harrington how to work with 3-D objects in Ph ...more
Smartphone videos get better and better each year. Seven or eight years ago, who would have thought iPhone and Android phones could support 4K video recording. Some phones can even shoot slow-motion at 960 fps. But no matter the resolution or frame rate, a phone's rolling shut ...more