Margaret Gould Stewart, YouTube’s head of user experience, talks about how the ubiquitous video site works with copyright holders and creators to foster (at the best of times) a creative ecosystem where everybody wins.
Chase Jarvis talks with Chris Jordan – photographer to photographer.
Check out these other Chase Jarvis Live conversations with Zack Arias, Jeremy Cowart, Chris Jordan, Vincent LaForet and many others.
Read my conversations with photographers here.
Iceland. Seljalandsfoss. A waterfall you can walk behind. Sunset.
I’m getting lost in Iceland with a great group of Focus On Nature workshop participants this week.
Stay tuned for updates.
Find out about my 2012 Iceland workshop with Seth Resnick here.
5 Ways To Listen Better – Julian Treasure
4 Ways Sound Affects Us – Julian Treasure
Sound Health In 8 Steps – Julian Treasure
In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, “We are losing our listening.” In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening — to other people and the world around you.
View more creativity videos here.
Read more in my creativity ebooks.
Learn more in my creativity workshops.
You can learn Photoshop CS5’s new features from top pros in free videos.
Here’s a list of links to many of the top Photoshop CS5 videos.
New Features – Richard Harrington
Common Sense Enhancements – Deke McClelland
New Blend Modes – Divide & Subtract – Calvin Hollywood
Improved Selection & Masking – 4 Top Pros
Masking Basics & Masking Magic – Russell Brown
Mask Panel & Refine Edge – Lee Varis
HDR – 4 Top Pros
Photoshop CS5 HDR Special Effects – Jan Kabili
Improved Brush Engine – Russell Brown
Painting – Julianne Kost
Brush Tips – Colin Smith
Repousse 3D – Colin Smith / Russell Brown
Puppet Warp – Colin Smith / Deke McClelland
Puppet Warp – Russell Brown
PatchMatch – Dan Goldman
Spot Healing and Fill Tool – Dan Goldman
Content Aware Scaling – Michael Ninness
Content Aware Fill – Russell Brown
Content-Aware Fill – Bryan O’Neil Hughts
Selective Content Aware Scale and Content Aware Fill – Terry White
?Content Aware Fill / Scale / Heal? – Julianne Kost
Photoshop CS5 Bridge and Mini Bridge – Julianne Kost
New Camera Raw Feature – Julianne Kost
Photoretouching in Camera Raw – Russell Brown
Editing Smart Objects With Adobe Camera Raw – Russell Brown
Using Photoshop Stacks To Remove People – Deke McClelland
Making A Movie In Photoshop – Julianne Kost
Advantages of the DNG File Format – Julianne Kost
Helpful Hints For Creating Action in Photoshop – Julianne Kost
View more in my Photoshop DVDs.
Read more in my Photoshop ebooks.
Learn more in my digital photography and digital printing workshops.
In a moving and madly viral video last year, composer Eric Whitacre led a virtual choir of singers from around the world. He talks through the creative challenges of making music powered by YouTube, and unveils the first 2 minutes of his new work, “Sleep,” with a video choir of 2,052.
View and read about Eric Whitacre on CNN.
Lorenzo Fonda’s video Ten Things I Have Learned About The Sea is truly moving. The haunting soundtrack sets the tone for 10 minutes of dreamy reflection.
Adobe Senior Product Manager John Nack commented that he once seriously considered joining the Navy NROTC and still feels a deep connection to the sea. He notes that the screen you’re reading this on and so many other things we use in our day to day lives all floated on the ocean to get to us.
I’ve always been drawn to the oceans. When I was in high school my mother threatened to fill up my room with water and lock the door if I got one more aquarium and it was a challenging decision for me not to pursue a career in marine biology. Having sent decades photographing the ocean and spent months at sea I still can’t tell you everything about it that attracts me or all that it means to me, which is probably one of the reasons I keep returning to it again and again.
If you don’t have 10 minutes to view the video, click read more to see Lorenzo Fonda’s list of ten things. Read More