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Adobe Squeezed the Best Parts of Its Video Editing Suite into a New Mobile App

Adobe has embraced mobile photo editing with open arms, releasing robust apps like Lightroom for processing and perfecting your images on a phone. It hasn’t been quite as committed when it comes to mobile support for video production, which is why it’s nice to see its four-year-old Premiere Clip app being eclipsed by its new Project Rush which merges parts of Premiere, After Effects, and Audition into an all-in-one video app that lets producers master videos right from a mobile device. Read More >>

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How Do You Even Edit an Animated Movie?

The concept of editing a live action film is pretty easy to understand. There’s a bunch of footage that needs cutting to make the film work as a story. But how does editing work for an animated movie? Read More >>

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Watch These Excellent Match Cuts Used in Movies

A match cut is a technique filmmakers use to link two different scenes together by cutting from one shot to another in a way that’s almost visually seamless - because the shots look so much alike. It can cut on character or cut on action, it could be used metaphorically like the bone matching the orbiting satellite in 2001: A Space Odyssey or it could be used to go to back in time like in Forrest Gump. Read More >>

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How Patient Film Editing Lets Us Feel Luke Skywalker’s Failure

A good movie owes a lot to great writing and acting. But the people responsible for the rhythm of those smaller emotional arcs and intimate moments of conflict are rarely (if ever) acknowledged. Those people are film editors, and counter-intuitively, an editor is often at their best when their work is totally invisible. Read More >>

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A Seamlessly Edited Club Scene Featuring Almost Every Film Character You Can Think Of

Welcome back to Hell’s Club, a place “where all fictional characters meet... outside of all logic”. Which explains why there’s three copies of Jean-Claude Van Damme looking for each other. Read More >>

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Watch How Common Photoshop Tricks Were Done in the Darkroom

As yesterday-into-today's Dress-gate has shown, editing a photo is as easy as clicking a mouse with the modern magic of Photoshop. But another type of magic dominated when the only option was a darkroom and enlarger.Some of us remember these days well, but for the young 'uns out there, this Lynda.com demo shows just how photo editing went down in the film days. Read More >>

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You Can Finally Edit Your Embarrassing Typos on Instagram

Mistake-makers, rejoice. After years of choosing between deleting an entire photo or living with the embarrassing mistakes and ill-conceived jokes you posted with it, Instagram has decided to allow us to edit our captions after they've been published. Read More >>

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10 Movies That Show How Good Editing Can Make Movies Into Masterpieces

Editing is crucial for film. It can ruin a movie and it can turn a good movies into a masterpiece. It's a powerful weapon for film-makers. CineFix has put together a top 10 list detailing what they think are the most effective editing moments of all time in the video below. It's obviously arbitrary, but it's a great selection: Read More >>

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How to Make Your Very Own Supercut

Along with memes and animated GIFs, the video supercut constitutes one of the three most fundamental formats of internet cultural reference. But with a bit of dedication and imagination, you could create the next Christopher Walken Dancing. Read More >>

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Google+ Now Works as a Serious Photo Editor (If You Use Chrome)

Google+ is now rolling out many of the image adjustment tricks included in its Auto Awesome feature as manual tools—if you use the right browser. Read More >>

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Oxford English Dictionary Editor’s Secret Rampage to Remove Foreign Words

A former editor of the Oxford English Dictionary staged a bizarre secret battle on foreign words over many years, deleting thousands of them from OED supplements -- and blaming his predecessors for the linguistic vandalism. Read More >>

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How Much Should You Photoshop Your Photography?

Most photographers agree that 'global edits' -- i.e., edits that are applied to your entire photograph at once, such as white-balance corrections; saturation adjustments; black-and-white conversions, and sharpening -- are here to stay. Spot-editing, however -- i.e., edits that are applied to only a small portion of your photo -- tends to be a whole other ball game, with photographers arguing out the ethics day-and-night. There are three general views which you should learn about: Read More >>