I finished the first draft of my upcoming book last night. Yay! I'm really looking forward to sharing it with you when it releases this summer. As I was researching the last chapter, I was looking for a table that listed file sizes for
. I found
data, but it was either incomplete or inaccurate. So, I created my own table based upon information Apple has published. It's my lead story this week. If you're planning iPhone shoots, these numbers can help you determine how much storage you'll need.
In between writing chapter for my book, I was writing tips for this week's collection of
newsletters and rediscovered
and lenses. This got me wondering, could we do the same thing in Final Cut or Premiere?
The answer led to my second article:
Creating a Tilt-shift Blur in Final Cut
has something similar with compound blur, but it suffers from severe artifacts and a interface that makes it very difficult to apply.
, however, has an excellent implementation!
Finally, I was going to write a tutorial for Motion on how to create
, but... I wondered if I could do the same effect in Final Cut. Not only can we create cast shadows in
, but we can also do the same thing in
! So, my last two articles are how to create cast shadows - one for each application. The links are below.
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That's it for this week - not a lot of new news, which I hope changes this coming week. In the meantime, stay in touch and, until next week,