Richard Harrington's Blog https://blogs.creativecow.net/6312 en-us Mon, 25 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT PHP Script webmaster@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net What Do the YouTube Changes Mean? https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14979/what-do-the-youtube-changes-mean https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14979/what-do-the-youtube-changes-mean YouTube recently kicked a ton of people and companies out of its partner program.  This program was useful if you wanted to monetize your videos, add external links, or taking advantage of other interactivity...Officially, the changes were made to fight "bad actors."  People who were abus Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:39:44 GMT FREE WEBINAR - Is NAB Post|Production World for you? https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14980/free-webinar---is-nab-postproduction-world-for-you https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14980/free-webinar---is-nab-postproduction-world-for-you Is the NAB Post|Production World for you? Join Program Manager, Rich Harrington, on Feb. 20th to find out. Get #PPW program insights + some great #Photoshop and #AfterEffects tips. Register here: http://bit.ly/2o53Bj3  Webinar Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018Webinar Time: 1 Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:39:00 GMT Importing your Lightroom images into ACDSee https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14981/importing-your-lightroom-images-into-acdsee https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14981/importing-your-lightroom-images-into-acdsee Let's explore the process of bringing images in from a Lightroom library into ACDSee. The process is pretty straightforward. Since we've already consolidated our library to a target drive ACDSee makes it easy to bring those files in. Importing your Lightroom images into ACDSee from M Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:17:00 GMT Importing your Lightroom images into On1 Photo RAW https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14982/importing-your-lightroom-images-into-on1-photo-raw https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14982/importing-your-lightroom-images-into-on1-photo-raw Importing your Lightroom images into On1 Photo RAW from Migrating from Lightroom Classic CC by Richard HarringtonIf you need to migrate your library from Lightroom to ON1 Photo RAW, there are some pretty easy ways to do this. Let's explore the different options you have when importing fro Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:10:00 GMT Combining Multiple Photoshop Layers with Statistics https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14983/combining-multiple-photoshop-layers-with-statistics https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14983/combining-multiple-photoshop-layers-with-statistics People often enjoy star trail photography, and that works great, but rather than having to do everything in camera, where you take a multiple hour long exposure and you might get it right, I'm going to show you how simple this is to do by just shooting a time lapse sequence. What you Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:58:00 GMT Live Webcasting with Facebook Live https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14984/live-webcasting-with-facebook-live https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14984/live-webcasting-with-facebook-live While there are many webinar platforms out there, I want to take a moment just to give you a quick overview of Facebook Live. I'm going to show you how to use it right within Facebook,and then talk about some of the other options that you have. When you're ready to go live on Faceboo Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:40:00 GMT Using an Environment Layer for Reflections in After Effects https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14985/using-an-environment-layer-for-reflections-in-after-effects https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14985/using-an-environment-layer-for-reflections-in-after-effects -An object in 3D Space needs something in order to create color. Now either the object itself needs to have color, but more likely with a 3D environment, you need to remember that color is often what's reflected, so we need to create something in the environment so the 3D object Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:34:00 GMT Managing Multiple Open Adobe Premiere Pro Projects https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14986/managing-multiple-open-adobe-premiere-pro-projects https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14986/managing-multiple-open-adobe-premiere-pro-projects If you came to Adobe Premier Pro from Final Cut Pro seven or earlier, there was a feature thatyou may have gotten used that you missed. That was the ability to have multiple projects open at the same time. A lot of folks like to do this so that they can easily browse multiple projects and Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:25:00 GMT Sharpening Video https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14987/sharpening-video https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14987/sharpening-video All cameras tend to have some softening that happens after the fact. It's not that the lens was out of focus or that you did anything wrong. It's that the compression that's applied to the digital files can lead to a slight loss in detail. Fortunately, there's sharpening. Now, t Mon, 12 Feb 2018 18:17:00 GMT Want a Free Pass to WPPI? https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14988/want-a-free-pass-to-wppi https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14988/want-a-free-pass-to-wppi Skylum software, has free passes to WPPI in Las Vegas.  In fact, I will be speaking at their booth.Get a Free PassThis is 3-day expo for Wedding and Portrait Photographers is one of the biggest events of the year in Las Vegas.  We hope to see you will at WPPI in Las Vegas, Feb. Sun, 11 Feb 2018 17:45:00 GMT Developing Aerial Photos with Luminar https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14989/developing-aerial-photos-with-luminar https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14989/developing-aerial-photos-with-luminar While I do most of my shooting with a DSLR or mirrorless camera, there are times I turn to an aerial camera, such as a drone, or an action camera. These types of cameras have some real advantages, including the ability to get a unique position, or a very interesting angle.& Sat, 10 Feb 2018 17:03:00 GMT Editing Black & White Images with Luminar 2018 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14990/editing-black--white-images-with-luminar-2018 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14990/editing-black--white-images-with-luminar-2018 I'm super excited by what can be done with Luminar from Skylum Software.  Here are two videos on black and white photography I recently recorded.Creating dramatic black and white photos, part 1 from Luminar: Advanced Projects by Richard HarringtonCreating dramatic black and white photos, part Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:40:00 GMT How to Simplify Your After Effects Timeline https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14991/how-to-simplify-your-after-effects-timeline https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14991/how-to-simplify-your-after-effects-timeline Using shy layers to simplify the timeline from After Effects Guru: Mastering the Timeline by Richard HarringtonUsing shy layers to simplify the timelineAs your timeline starts to fill up, you might want to get rid of some layers.Not permanently, but rather hide them from view. Let's say, f Fri, 09 Feb 2018 04:38:42 GMT Birthday Cupcake https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14992/birthday-cupcake https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14992/birthday-cupcake Birthday Cupcake Republished by Richard Harrington Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:57:30 GMT The New Canon 5D Mark IV https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14993/the-new-canon-5d-mark-iv https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14993/the-new-canon-5d-mark-iv Super excited to get hands-on with this new camera.  A full review coming soon. The New Canon 5D Mark IV Republished by Richard Harrington Mon, 21 Nov 2016 19:19:16 GMT Share Files to Mac or iOS Users with AirDrop https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14994/share-files-to-mac-or-ios-users-with-airdrop https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14994/share-files-to-mac-or-ios-users-with-airdrop Do you need to share files with others?  Both the Mac OS and iOS make it easy with AirDrop to share files with nearby colleagues (or even from one of your machines to another).  This video offers a quick look at how to take advantage of this useful feature.Apple just released a brand Mon, 01 Aug 2016 15:07:00 GMT Don't Miss Adobe Video World https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14995/dont-miss-adobe-video-world https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14995/dont-miss-adobe-video-world I am speaking at #AdobeVideoWorld 2016! Check out my Premiere Pro sessions and After Effects classes and join me in Seattle on September 27-October 2: http://ow.ly/S2SPG Save $100 on your pass with the code SEEME16. Adobe Video World is a six-day conference for Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe Sun, 31 Jul 2016 01:08:34 GMT Why Video and Film Have Lost Their Value (and What That Means for Innovation) https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14996/why-video-and-film-have-lost-their-value-and-what-that-means-for-innovation https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14996/why-video-and-film-have-lost-their-value-and-what-that-means-for-innovation I had a painful realization the other day. In many ways the skill I’ve spent more than 25 years practicing has lost almost all value. Video content, whether that be movies, television, online education, or even home movies have lost almost all value. If your goal is to create content for sale, pa Fri, 20 May 2016 16:55:57 GMT The Future of Creative Education https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14997/the-future-of-creative-education https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14997/the-future-of-creative-education At this year's NAB, I was invited to kickoff the conference as a guest on their live broadcast.  I had a chance to talk about changes in the world of educating creative professionals.  I shared some of my own view points about where things are going and how the changes affects students and Tue, 10 May 2016 11:26:45 GMT An Update On Rich Harrington's Many Projects https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14998/an-update-on-rich-harringtons-many-projects https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14998/an-update-on-rich-harringtons-many-projects At NAB in Las Vegas, we found Rich Harrington taking a rare break from his busy schedule of teaching and appearances, and persuaded him to give us an update on his many activities. Rich talks about the value proposition of NAB and Post Production World, his company, his newest web site, ThinkTAPLear Mon, 02 May 2016 04:10:41 GMT