Adobe Developing Voice-Activated Photo Editing Feature

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Adobe is working on an AI digital assistant for Photoshop called Sensei, which allows you to find and edit your photos using your voice, much like iOS' Siri and Amazon's Alexa. If it's a success, can a version for Premiere Pro and After Effects be far behind? … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro CC Tutorial Part 31: Audio Track Mixer – Automation Modes, Pt 1

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In this new Premier Pro tutorial, the Audio Track Mixer is where you will find a drop-down menu which by default says ‘Read.’ If you click this drop-down, you will find several other options – 'Off', 'Latch', 'Touch' and 'Write.' So what are these modes and how … [Read more...]

Sundance 2017: Adobe Premiere Pro Has Huge Presence Once Again

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We've barely caught our breath from CES and Sundance is preparing to get into full swing, and Adobe is on just about every film panel's agenda. Why? Well, not only is it an official sponsor of the Robert Redford's film festival, but with over 4 in 10 projects using … [Read more...]

Magic Lantern Adds Support for DNG Lossless

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's always interesting when Magic Lantern is quiet for a while, and then returns with a host of new breakthroughs to further extend the life of the Canon DSLR platform. This time around, they've announced lossless 14-bit DNG as an option. But the more they mine the … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Magic Bullet Suite 13, Part 2

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In Part One of our look at Red Giant's Magic Bullet Suite 13, we started to break down the different effects in the package, and what exactly they do. In part 2 of my review, we’re going to finish up our breakdown, talk about the price and I’ll give my final … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Magic Bullet Suite 13, Part 1

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) One product package I’ve always been impressed with is Red Giant's Magic Bullet Suite. It’s a product that is designed to cover all the bases of finishing your product. Whether it’s color correct, color grading or film emulation, Magic Bullet has your … [Read more...]

mocha Pro 5.2 Streamlines With New Release

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Sometimes when you put out a new version of your software, you do it not because you're innovating, but because you're doing housekeeping in order to pave the way for new features. mocha Pro 5.2 does just that, with overall workflow improvements and some additional … [Read more...]

Cinema 4D Lite Tutorial: Lesson 6 – 3D Concepts Part 2 – Object vs World Center

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning Cinema 4D Lite from Maxon, we started talking about basic concepts that will be important to understand, if you’re going to start working in a 3D application, and more specifically, we talked about viewports.  In … [Read more...]

Adobe’s Project Clover VR Editing Interface

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Everyone in the tech industry seems convinced that virtual reality and 360° video is going to be the future of cinema. I'm still not so sure. But Adobe is convinced, and they're pushing the edge of the envelope to create a VR editing interface called Project Clover … [Read more...]

Cinema 4D Lite Tutorial: Lesson 4 – The Cineware Plugin, Pt 2

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at Cinema 4D Lite, we talked about what happens when you import a .C4D file directly into After Effects, and then drop it into a composition. The Cineware effect is immediately applied to it, so you can see and work with the model … [Read more...]

Cinema 4D Lite Tutorial: Lesson 3 – The Cineware Plugin, Pt 1

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at Cinema 4D Lite, we talked about the easiest way to create .C4D files to work with inside of After Effects (click here for the lesson). In the next few lessons, I want to talk about the “bridge effect,” which will let you … [Read more...]

Frame.io Integration With Adobe After Effects Unveiled

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Frame.io is having a fantastic year after launching its integration with Adobe Premiere. The application is a cloud-based, real-time collaboration app that allows editors and producers to work on the same project remotely. The company took it one step … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Digital Anarchy’s Samurai Sharpen For Adobe, Final Cut Pro X

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My review of Digital Anarchy's Samurai Sharpen for Final Cut Pro X, and Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) As much as I like new effects to work with, like Glows, 3D effects, and cool lighting looks, new tools to work with are the type of effects that … [Read more...]

Adobe Creative Cloud Opens New Social Publishing Panel Beta

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Anyone who publishes video to multiple video platforms knows it is a bit of a pain in the rear. Rendering video with the proper codecs, dealing with metadata, keeping an eye on analytics afterwards is a huge issue. Adobe is trying to ease your pain with a new … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Video Copilot’s JetStrike, Flight Kit Expansion Packs For Element 3D

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) A while back I posted my multi-part review of Video Copilot’s Element 3D (click here for part 1, here for part 2, and here for part 3), and, if you didn’t read it, you now probably know that it’s easily the absolute best 3D plugin for Adobe After Effects … [Read more...]

Cinema 4D Lite Tutorial: Lesson 2 – Creating .C4D Files

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at working with Cinema 4D Lite, we talked about the Cinemaware plugin, and how it bridges the gap between Cinema 4D Lite (C4D Lite) and After Effects. In this lesson, let's create our first project file to work with in both C4D … [Read more...]