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Batch resize images to fit into fixed dimensions in Photoshop

Here’s my steps to batch resize images of various sizes to fit into fixed dimensions on Photoshop. For this example, let’s say my objective is to resize 1000 images of different dimensions and force fit into a portrait image with a white background measuring at 500 x 638 pixels, with the images optimised for web. The solution is to automate this …

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Open newer Premiere Pro CC 2015 work file in an older version

Here’s a quick solution on how to change a Premiere work file that is saved on a newer version to work on an older Premiere Pro version, without exporting any EDL or XML. For this example, let’s say I need to open my Premiere Pro CC 2015.3 10.3.0 (202) .prproj file on a Premiere Pro CC 2015.2 9.2.0 (41). Duplicate the …

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Frame.io – Feedback for Video Post-Production

I’m trying this website, Frame.io for a video project and my colleagues and I are thrilled with this! We are able to upload our video edits on the website and share it with our clients. The clients can create annotations and time-code specific comments while viewing the video, which we all think it’s pretty cool. Frame.io does show a tutorial video …

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SOLUTION: Link or Import Media on Network drive in Premiere Pro CC 2015

PROBLEM: Network drive undetected from Media Browser in Premiere Pro CC 2015 SOLUTION: Map the network drive to your computer and then Premiere Pro CC will detect it under network drive at the Media Browser panel. Step-by-Step Instructions: Let’s just say that you are editing in a setting where you need access to network servers like this shown in the panel …

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Remove Reverb, Noise and Echo from Audio with Premiere Pro CC

Some times as a video editor, you encounter really badly recorded audio, and all you have is Premiere to work with at your workstation. This is what I use on Premiere Pro CC to make it slightly better. Audio effects > Denoiser + Dynamics, Enable Auto Gate Depending on how bad the audio is, sometimes just one filter is enough. …

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Webdings and Wingdings Font Chart

I found this infographic by speakingppt.com This is a really useful chart when using Webdings and Wingding for creating simple icons, graphics and banners. Text-based and low file size.

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SOLUTION: Premiere Pro CC Corupted Conformed Audio

PROBLEM: So this crazy thing happened while I was editing an interview on Premiere Pro CC 2014.The audio just keeps looping. At first I thought it was just problematic playback but upon checking the waveforms, this is what it showed. The sequence was edited on another workstation on a PC. It was reconnected again in this current workstation on a …

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SOLUTION: Premiere Pro CC Audio not playing

PROBLEM: I was working on a PC with footage off the server in a company, but then I had to move to another editing suite to work on the same project. It was a Mac editing suite and the tech dept just updated the Premiere Pro CC 2014 to version 8.1 Caravan, so it matches the version on the PC. …

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Facebook Ad Dimensions

Facebook is always changing their interface, so the ad dimensions changes quite regularly too. Here’s some Facebook ad dimensions as of Nov 2014. Right column ad size: 1200 x 444 Same ration as the cover page

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Introduction to SEO

I recommend reading Moz’s Beginners Guide to SEO, lots of pretty graphics and most importantly, a layman’s guide to how search engines work and how they rank your website.

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