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22 Professional Photoshop Image Enhancing Tutorials

22 Professional Photoshop Image Enhancing Tutorials

Adobe Photoshop is the premier tool for digital artists when it comes to professionally enhancing images. Whether you’re a beginner just learning the ropes or an advanced user looking for unique techniques to add to your Photoshop arsenal, you’ll find some tutorials here that you’ll surely want to bookmark.
In this article, you’ll discover plenty of tutorials that deal with enhancing images, adding unique and impressive effects, and recreating digital replications of popular traditional photography techniques.

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60 Photography Links You Can’t Live Without at CameraPorn

60 Photography Links You Can’t Live Without at CameraPorn

I’m pretty much addicted to photography. Methods, gear, news, you name it. It really is kinda scary. To keep my addiction in check when I’m not shooting or shopping, I need a steady flow of photo content to keep the shakes and withdrawl symptoms from popping up so I put together a list of what i consider to be some of the best photo-related content out there. Read on for more photo link porn than you can shake a stick at including 25 blogs, 20 AMAZING photographers, and some other fun stuff that will make those days you feel stuck at your desk wishing you were shooting go a bit smoother…

[From: 60 Photography Links You Can’t Live Without at CameraPorn]

How to create HDR Photos – HDR/Photomatix tutorial | Abduzeedo – graphic design | design inspiration | design tutorials

How to create HDR Photos – HDR/Photomatix tutorial | Abduzeedo – graphic design | design inspiration | design tutorials

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35 Fantastic HDR Pictures | Monday Inspiration | Smashing Magazine

35 Fantastic HDR Pictures | Monday Inspiration | Smashing Magazine

This post covers 35 extremely beautiful and perfectly executed HDR-pictures. Some of them might look surreal, too colorful, even magic or fake, but they are not — keep in mind that they’ve all been developed out of usual photos, and not a single image is an illustration.

[From: 35 Fantastic HDR Pictures | Monday Inspiration | Smashing Magazine]

Thomas Hawk’s Digital Connection: Top 10 Ways to Find Great Photos on Flickr

Thomas Hawk’s Digital Connection: Top 10 Ways to Find Great Photos on Flickr

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Making Movies on Your Computer
Video Storage Media Basics
Media Types

Video Tape

Analog – to tape capacity (SP–1 hr viewing, LP–2 hr, XLP–6 hr)

Digital – to tape capacity (1 1/2 hr)

CD – 640MB storage capacity, 1 hr, poor quality

VCD – 640 MB storage capacity, 30 min, better quality

S–VCD – 640 MB storage capacity, 15 min, good quality

DVD – 4.7GB storage capacity, 2 hrs, excellent quality

Media Formats

On Video Tape

File type – Audio/video

Analog format – VHS, VHS–C, S–VHS, S–VHS–C, 8mm, Hi8, interlaced

– up to three separate tracks, 0–4v pickup

Digital format – Digital 8 (D8), Mini DV (DV), Micro DV (DV)

– 720×480 pixels, 30 fps, FBR, intraframe compression, progressive

On Memory Card

File type – Audio/video (.mpg–j extension)

Digital format – 25 fps, non–interleaved, .mpg extension (mpg–j)

File type – Still/Interval Still (individual compressed files)

Digital format – .jpg extension

On CD – per burning method selected (file and media)

On DVD – 720×480 pixels, 30 fps, VBR, intra–/inter–frame compression, progressive

File Size

On Video Tape

Analog format – to tape capacity

Digital format – to tape capacity

On Memory Card

Video/Audio type – to memory card capacity

– 128 MB card (~90 min play at 160×120 pixels with audio)

Still/Interval Still type– to memory card capacity

On CD, etc. – audio/video file type

Frame Size and Resolution

On Video Tape

Analog format – 400 (VHS) to 525 lines, fair quality, degrades with time

Digital format – 352×240, poor quality (CD)

– 720×480, excellent quality (DVD)

On Memory Card

Video/Audio file type – to 320×240, poor quality

Still/Interval Still file type – to 1600×1200, good quality

On CD, etc – increasingly larger file, increasingly better quality

2. Video Details
Frame Rate

NTSC – 30 fps

PAL – 25

Movie – 24

Animations – various <24

Frame Size

Analog

VHS – 230 lines

NTSC – 480 (to 525)

PAL – 525

Digital

VCD – to 384×288 pixels

VGA – 640×480

S–VCD/DVD– to 720×576 (max)
3. Audio Details
File Format

PCM – pulse code modulation (no compression)

.mpg – compressed

.wav – compressed

Dolby digital – AC-3 (proprietary format)

Sampling Rate – 32 KHz, 44, 96, 192, 384, …

Bit Depth – 8 bit, 12, 16, 24, 32, …
4. TV Resolution
Analog

NTSC – 400+ lines

PAL – 525 lines

Digital

480p – 640×480 pixels, progressive scan

720p – 1280×720 pixels, progressive scan

1080i – 1920×1080 pixels, interlaced scan

1080p – 1920×1080 pixels, progressive scan (HDTV)

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