From Photo & Video Envato Tuts+

  • Good Sounds: How to Record an Interview Subject's Voice

    As with all video productions, getting your sound

    right is crucial for an interview. It’s said that we’re more likely to put up with bad visuals

    than bad sound, so it’s important to get it right. And it’s not fair on your

    interviewee to have to go through everything again because you didn't get it

    right first time.

    Here we’ll go through the best ways to

    capture the audio and make sure you get the best sound you can.Recording sound - TASCAM

    If you found this video useful, then check out the

    full...


  • Look at This Fab Flock of Flamingos

    In this series, we present a look-book of authentic photographs

    collected by the writers and editors here at Envato Tuts+. We hope these pictures

    inspire you new ideas, help kindle new projects, and give you a better

    understanding of visual communication.Flock of flamingos by Byrdyak and available on Envato Elements.

    Today's Image: Flock of

    flamingosByrdyak. It is available on Envato Elements.

    A Closer Look at This Image

    Flamingos are stunning birds; we might think it’s

    easy to get a great...


  • How to Color Correct Video Footage in Final Cut Pro

    It's rare that your video footage will come out of camera with perfect color settings. Many times, you'll need to adjust white balance, exposure, and color when you import your footage.

    In this lesson from Video Editing in Final Cut Pro, you'll earn how to adjust all of these in Apple's flagship video editor. Achieve both natural color correction or creative adjustments using the techniques in the screencast above.Final Cut Pro has plenty of built-in tools to correct color in video footage.Watch...


  • How to Choose Video Cameras for Documentary Interviewing

    You point your camera at your subject, but there’s a bit

    more to it than that. There are various ways to film an interview, and each

    produces a different look to your production. Plus, if your editing is going to

    be successful, you’ll need to have more than just the interviewee on screen.

    Here, we go through the options you might need to film

    to make your interview look right. If you found this video useful, then check out the

    full course, The

    Documentary Interview. You'll find twelve more...


  • 15 Top Flat Design Templates for Adobe After Effects

    The flat style has really come into vogue recently, as design trends increasingly favor simple elements with bright colors. 

    In this tutorial, I'm going to share how you can create Adobe After Effects videos with the flat design style in just a few minutes. We'll look at a roundup of some of the easiest and best projects for recreating the flat effects, no matter your level of experience with After Effects.

    Watch & Learn

    I am not an After Effects professional. It is an amazing, but...


  • Hot Shots: Aerial Photo of a Farming Combine Harvesting Wheat

    Combine harvester gathers the wheat at sunset available on Envato Elements

    Today's Image: Combine harvester

    gathers the wheat at sunset. This image is by Vlad_star

    and it's available on Envato Elements.

    A Closer Look at This Image

    A combine harvester in a wheat field doesn’t sound

    very exciting, right? Let’s take a look at why what could potentially be boring

    subject matter actually makes a really interesting photograph.Texture and Contrast

    I can’t look at this image without wanting to reach

    in...


  • OBS Studio Screen Recording: Best Settings for Video

    Open Broadcaster Software, more commonly

    known as OBS, is a video streaming and recording program. It's free, open source, and fully cross platform — Mac,

    Windows and Linux. When combined with solid audio and video editing software, it is a very powerful and flexible screencast video production tool.

    In the last tutorial in our series on OBS for screen recording we went through a quick start method to give you a high level overview of how the software works. Now we're ready to start digging...


  • 60 Second How-to: Rename an Image in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

    Why bother renaming your image files? Isn't IMG_4232.RAW good enough for most photographers?

    So you use an app, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, to manage yours: good choice. But what happens if you lose your catalog, and all that careful organization goes with it? One smart habit is to keep some specific, basic metadata in the filenames of your images. That way, you can gather a bit of information about the contents of your image files even if you catalog is corrupted—no extra apps needed.

    Let's...


  • Creative Watch: Top 5 Video Artists on Envato Market

    Learn From the

    Best: Here are the 5 Top Video Creators on VideoHive This MonthIn this series we look at the current top five

    video artists on Envato Market's VideoHive, by sales.

    It's hard to know where to start when you're

    developing your skills as a video artist. The monthly top five are creators at

    the height of their craft. We hope their stories, and the things they create,

    inspire you to make your own awesome videos and market items. You can

    also check out the full rankings over on...


  • How to Create a Timelapse Video in Final Cut Pro X

    Creating a timelapse is a great way to takeyour still images and create a video effect. If you don't have the time or opportunity to make b-roll video—and maybe even if you do—you can leave your camera in place and take a sequence of images over time to record a simple timelapse.

    In this video from the course Video Editing in Final Cut Pro, you'll see how to create the effect right inside the app. You'll learn how to use plugins and effects to correct and smooth the effect to create a...


  • Easy Pieces: 10 Jolly After Effects Video Projects for Christmas and Holiday Cheer

    Here are ten of the best Christmas-themed Adobe After Effects templates for you from the creators on Envato Market, to help you say Happy Holidays to your nearest and dearest.

    1. Christmas — Adobe After Effects Opener Template

    Sparkly, classy and

    full of holiday cheer, this download is perfect as a dynamic greeting for

    family, friends or even clients. Greetings are available in a number of

    different languages.Christmas

    2. Winter

    Slideshow — Slideshow Template

    Winter Slideshow is a well...


  • Market Watch: 5 Trending Tools and Templates for Video Creators

    What sells? What's current? What are people looking for? In this quick rundown we highlight five newly-trending video projects from the talented authors on Envato Market.

    Each of these projects is designed to give you an on-trend creative head start: Download, drop in your own

    assets, and make a video in an afternoon. You can also check out the week's top sellers for video footage and and stock footage on Envato Market.

    1. Handy Seamless Transitions — Adobe After Effects Presets

    Every

    video...