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Bring your logos to life with this quick start guide for animating and compositing a logo design in CINEMA 4D and After Effects.
Every other week, learn how to build an accessory that will improve your photography.
Learn how to visualize your designs—buildings, furniture, landscapes, and more—before they are built with 3ds Max.
Explore the creative options and challenges presented by backlighting in photography.
CG artist and environmental designer David Lesperance explains how he creates the rich, lifelike backdrops for popular games like World of Warcraft, Halo, Diablo, and StarCraft.
Learn techniques for lighting a still-life scene and processing the images using Adobe Photoshop in this "mini" course.
See how a world-class photojournalist approaches the challenge of telling a photographic story with less than hour's shooting time.
Award-winning action and lifestyle photographer Kevin Steele shows how to capture the intensity of soccer on camera.
Learn how character artist Dan Roarty creates his hyperrealistic 3D portraits with tools like Maya, Mudbox, Knald, and Photoshop.
Learn the concepts, tools, and techniques for lighting with flash—from improving built-in flash results to shooting with wireless off-camera flash.
Gives beginning photographers a brisk but thorough look at using strobe lights in a studio setting.
Learn the essential techniques of flash and studio lighting that will deliver more pleasing, more flattering photos.
Bradley G Munkowitz, aka GMUNK, explains how he makes his op-art-inspired geometric prints by using 3D tools in entirely new ways.
Get introduced to MODO 701 and learn how to create 3D models, textures, lights, and renders.
Learn what makes effective product photography, from styling to lighting to gear, with insights from an industry professional.
Photographer Richard Klein discusses the art and science of photographing architecture, from interiors to exteriors and from small houses to skyscrapers.
David Hobby talks about his experiences running a photography business that's rooted in photojournalism and the community where he lives.
Covers all the key aspects of V-Ray, the powerful rendering plug-in for Maya.
Photographer David Hobby employs multiple strobes to capture young soccer players in action and in portraits.
Learn the essential qualities of natural light that will deliver more attractive and flattering photos.
Photographer David Hobby captures the strength and grace of a dancer in motion, lighting her against a blow-away white background.
Photographer David Hobby visits a conservation center and lights close-ups and portraits using a variety of strobes and light modifiers.
In a photo shoot with a model, photographer and Strobist blog publisher David Hobby demonstrates the basics of lighting with compact flash units.
Renowned photographer Douglas Kirkland explores the process of shooting a series of photos that connect to tell a story.
Learn how to shoot and edit green screen footage and images.
Follow Lauren Lemon, the online persona for Lauren Randolph, a photographer based in Los Angeles, as she plans and choreographs a photo shoot and talks about the importance of social networks and personal projects in establishing a photography career.
Introduces the techniques behind lighting for portraiture.
Renowned photographer Douglas Kirkland discusses the art of photographing kids ranging from toddlers to preteens, both alone and together with parents and siblings.
Covers the basics of rendering and lighting tools in Maya.
Discover how to stage, light, and photograph your handmade items in a way that maximizes their appeal to viewers and customers.
Award-winning photographer Jim Sugar shows how to shoot a portrait with a dramatic look and feel, using a variety of inexpensive lighting tools.
Well-known photographer Douglas Kirkland demonstrates studio portraiture techniques, from lighting to working with a model.
Well-known photographer Douglas Kirkland explains how he works with natural lighting and how to best take advantage of it for portraiture.
Understand how shutter speed, aperture, and ISO settings relate to one another, and how these settings expand your artistic options with any photograph.
Shows how to capture stunning portraits, even when the main lighting comes from behind the subject.
Shows how to capture beautiful, illuminated portraits with natural daylight, and shares tricks for getting great shots even when the light is not so good.