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December, 2014

  • 12 December

    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. …

  • 7 December

    Webdings and Wingdings Font Chart

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

  • 5 December

    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 …

  • 3 December

    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. …

November, 2014

  • 29 November

    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

September, 2014

  • 15 September

    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.

August, 2014

July, 2014

  • 29 July

    WordPress: Back up your Custom CSS before updating

    Major Face Palm. Lesson learnt: Keep a copy of your custom CSS, before updating a WordPress theme. REMEMBER. Because updating overwrites all of them. Update: I’ve realised that there’s a custom CSS field in certain WordPress themes. Entering your CSS codes there won’t overwrite it.

  • 21 July

    Adobe Illustrator: Drawing Symmetrical Shapes

    Note to self: Draw first half, select path with (V) and then press (O), hold on (Alt) and click, that will be the reflection point. Select horizontal/vertical and then click on “copy”. Select the 2 paths now and then join them with (Ctrl + J)

  • 16 July

    WordPress: How to set to a specific page as Home Page

    Note to self, because I always always forget. Appearance > Customize > Select Static Front Page > Select the page that you want as front page from the dropdown menu.

2015. Mattina Zheng.