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Making Lower Thirds Part 1Making Lower Thirds Part 1
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Taking a look at the popular technique of designing lower thirds and the process it takes to design these using Photoshop. Photoshop is the perfect solution for this task with the ability to mix text, texture, graphics and logos to create compelling titles for your show or video.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Non-Square PixelsNon-Square Pixels
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Exploring the problems associated with blending images that have square and non square pixel formats. Learn about how to fix some of the blunders of pixel aspect ratio mixing and how Photoshop CS4 is trying to help solve some of these pixel nightmares.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Creating A Vignette in PhotoShopCreating A Vignette in PhotoShop

In this tutorial, CreativeCOW contributing editor Sytse Zijlstra demonstrates a quick, easy way to create a vignette in PhotoShop.

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Sytse Zijlstra
Adobe Photoshop
Creating Arctic Kiss: Photoshop Techniques for IllustratorsCreating Arctic Kiss: Photoshop Techniques for Illustrators

CreativeCOW leader, Mike Gondek examines Creating Arctic Kiss: Photoshop Techniques for Illustrators, by Jerry Lofaro.

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Mike Gondek
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Cleaning Up Storyboards

Photoshop for Video: Cleaning Up Storyboards
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In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington works on cleaning up storyboards inside of Adobe Photoshop by using a levels adjustment, a gentle gaussian blur, a simple frame and some color. Storyboards are used all the time in film, video and broadcast to plan out scenes and give a client an idea of the plan.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Saturated Reds

Photoshop for Video: Saturated Reds
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In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington deals with the color red and the problems it can create because of its saturation levels and its tendancy to bleed when put onto a television screen.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Refine Edges Part 2

Photoshop for Video: Refine Edges Part 2
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In the second part of this Photoshop tutorial series, Richard Harrington continues to use the refine edge command. The refine edge command is a great way to take an initial selection and dramatically improve it.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Refine Edges Part 1

Photoshop for Video: Refine Edges Part 1
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In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington reveals the refined edge command, a nice workflow enhancement technique part of Adobe Photoshop CS3. You can use this command to enhance your selections which leads to better composites and better color correction.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Straight Alpha Channels

Photoshop for Video: Straight Alpha Channels
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In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington discusses the difference between a straight alpha channel and premultiplied alpha channels. In Adobe Photoshop you need to create alpha channels to key your graphic so the image has an embedded transparency when it goes into another video editing program.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Layer Comps

Photoshop for Video: Layer Comps
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In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington takes a look at the ability of Adobe Photoshop to use layer comps and related scripts. Layer comps is the way Photoshop allows you to have multiple looks in an individual document. When you choose a different look Photoshop remembers predefined settings and turns on or off different layers, adjustment layers, effects, layer styles and more.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: 3D Objects in Photoshop Part 2

Photoshop for Video: 3D Objects in Photoshop Part 2
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In the second part of this Photoshop tutorial series, Richard Harrington continues to look at using 3D objects inside Adobe Photoshop Extended CS3. Richard uses the controls, shading options and blend modes to show how to create 3D layered designs using.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: 3D Objects in Photoshop Part 1

Photoshop for Video: 3D Objects in Photoshop Part 1
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In the Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington takes a look at the ability of Adobe Photoshop Extended CS3 to work with 3D content. 3D objects give you great flexibility when designing your motion graphics and broadcast designs. 3D objects are static layers inside of Photoshop which makes it so you can not animate but it does provide flexibility inside of the Photoshop application.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Making Storyboards

Photoshop for Video: Making Storyboards
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In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington looks at a simple production technique of using storyboards for previsualization. Storyboards allow you to tell the story before you shoot a single frame of video. Richard shows you how to take storyboards to the next level by bringing in the quick sketches into Adobe Photoshop and quickly cleaning them up a bit for a more professional look.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Photoshop for Video: Making Contact Sheets

Photoshop for Video: Making Contact Sheets
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Richard Harrington takes a look at how to create PDF presentations and contact sheets using Adobe Bridge and Photoshop. Contact sheets along with a PDF presentation allows you to show your client a bunch of images so they can make selects.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Batch Processing with DropletsBatch Processing with Droplets
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In the Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington reveals a great time saving tip for prepping photos for use in DVD slideshows. Richard shows you how to create a droplet that will batch process images; resizing pictures and cutting down interlace flicker with a simple drag and drop.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Aging a PhotoAging a Photo
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In the Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington teaches some tricks on how to age a photo only using tools that come with Adobe Photoshop. Richard uses the partchment paper textures action, a black and white adjustment layer, transfer modes, lens blur, a gradient overlay and a little grain to create the aging effect.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Distressing Text EdgesDistressing Text Edges
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In the Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington shows you an agressive text effect that you can apply to degrade the edges of text using a pattern image. This stylized organic look works well for section bumpers or show titles.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Making Images Broadcast SafeMaking Images Broadcast Safe
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In the Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington reveals some great techniques on how to make your image broadcast safe. This can be a difficult issue when you have over saturated colors like red when it comes to being in the broadcast safe space. Richard shows you how easy it is to make your graphics broadcast safe by making a couple quick adjustments in Adobe Photoshop.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Making Selections: Alpha ChannelsMaking Selections: Alpha Channels
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In the Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington builds on previous techniques and shows how to use the color detail in an image plus image adjustment commands to create an alpha channel. This is part three of a three part tutorials series on making selections inside Adobe Photoshop.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Making Selections: ChannelsMaking Selections: Channels
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In the Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington shows you how to use channels to make a selection. Making quick and accurate selections using Photoshop is the first step in good compositing. This is part two of a three part tutorials series on making selections inside Adobe Photoshop.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Making Selections: CalculationsMaking Selections: Calculations
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In the Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington gives some tricks showing how to use calculations to make a selection. Selections are used when you need to make an alpha channel or composite layered images. The more accurate you can get your selection the faster you can get through your compositing work. This is part one of a three part tutorials series on making selections inside Adobe Photoshop.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Creating Motion Backgrounds From Scratch - 2Creating Motion Backgrounds From Scratch - 2
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In the second part of this Adobe Photoshop tutorial series, Richard Harrington continues to create a motion background in Photoshop CS3. In this episode Richard takes the soft grayscale pattern created in part one and applies a gradient map to it to colorize the background pattern. This is part two of a two part series of Photoshop tutorials on Creating Motion Backgrounds.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Creating Motion Backrounds from Scratch - 1Creating Motion Backrounds from Scratch - 1
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In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington explains how to composite moving abstract footage clips and photos along with some transfer / blending modes and level adjustments to create custom background patterns. This is part one of a two part series of Photoshop tutorials on Creating Motion Backgrounds.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Creating Custom Backgrounds From ScratchCreating Custom Backgrounds From Scratch
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In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington gives some tips and tricks on how to create custom backgrounds from scratch using Adobe Photoshop CS3. Using free textures found online, blending modes, gaussian blur, gradient maps and other tools, Richard creates a nice looking custom background.

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Richard Harrington
Adobe Photoshop
Vanishing PointVanishing Point
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In this Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington discusses the technique of using the vanishing point filter on a still image or a video in Adobe Photoshop CS3 to repair a letter in a burnt out sign. Other tricks covered in this tutorial are creating history states, drawing perspective planes, cloning with the perspective planes, set extensions and the lens blur filter to extend a building using vanishing point perspective planes.

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Richard Harrington
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