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Creating 3-D Text in Photoshop CS6 Extended

This is a tutorial that will get you started creating 3d text in Photoshop. You must have the extended version of the software, so make sure you have it before you get started. PS makes it super easy to create your own 3d text so don’t be daunted by the 3d perspective. It’s quick and […]

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Editing Multiple Camera Angles in Adobe Premiere

    In this tutorial, I will show you how to use the multi-camera editing function in Adobe Premier.  This function is helpful for editing together footage that you shot of one event from multiple camera angles.   1) SYNCING VIDEO BEFORE SHOOTING The number one most important thing to keep in mind when editing multiple […]

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Importing Film from The Link Cameras!

Ever get a camera from the OIT Link and after finishing your film…having no idea how to get your darn footage from the camera to the computer? Well…fear not! Here are step-by-step instructions on how to get your film from the camera to the following video-editing software: Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, and Adobe Premiere.  ________________________________________________________________________________________ […]

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From Static to Stunning: After Effects Tricks for Documentary Editing

 Adding Vignettes, Textures, and Dynamic movement to stills Film, whether it is as a fictional movie or a historical documentary, is an entertainment medium – it should entertain the audience to be effective. But how can you make black-and-white photos or static images entertaining? Well, outside of transforming into a demigod of film like Ken […]

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Editing Footage Shot with a Green Screen in Adobe Premiere

This post will provide you with the basics for editing footage shot with a green screen in Adobe Premiere. What is a green screen? – A green-screen is a special effects technique used for layering two images or videos together. When shooting film or photos, the subject stands in front of a green screen. During […]

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Generating Fractals in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to generate fractal recursions within Adobe Photoshop through the use of Free Transform.  But first, what exactly is a fractal? According to the Mariam-Webster online dictionary a fractal is “any of various extremely irregular curves or shapes for which any suitably chosen part is similar in shape to […]

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Illustrator Texture Masks

Hello everyone, today I am going to show you how to make a simple concept art image in Adobe Illustrator. For this tutorial, I chose to do an image from Disney Pixar’s Up. – Conrad Haynes 1.) To start, we first need to download all the texture references that we will need for the scene. […]

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Using the Healing Tools in Photoshop CS6

Every photographer has a couple of photos that are almost perfect—all except for a few dust spots, or a smudge on the lens, or perhaps a single object that’s in the wrong place. In Photoshop, there are couple of ways to correct those errors. The easiest way is using the healing tools. These tools use […]

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Making Mobile Phone Shots More Professional Using Photoshop

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That Random Moment We’ve all had those random moments in life where we see a great moment at a party or walking down the street and we pull out our phone to a take a quick shot before the chance escapes us. We don’t have time to set up lighting, fix hair or position our […]

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Adjusting Video Motion in Premiere (Slow Motion, Motion Tracking)

In this tutorial, you will be covering some of the basic editing techniques to adjust video motion in Premiere. The interface and version covered in this tutorial is from Adobe Creative Suite 6. The techniques covered involve Slow Motion and Motion Tracking.

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  • What is the MPS?

    The Multimedia Project Studios are a series of high-end computer labs located at Duke University. We feature cutting edge equipment and industry standard software and are staffed by a corps of student Multimedia Consultants who are available to help you out with your project on a one-on-one basis, but are not able to do production work on your behalf.
    MPS Lab Locations & Hours
    MPS East
    115 Lilly Library
    The MPS in Lilly is open whenever the library is open. Check their site for hours, which can change during holidays and academic breaks.

    MPS West
    006 Bostock
    The MPS in Bostock is open whenever the library is open. Check their site for hours, which can change during holidays and academic breaks.

    Staffed Hours for Both Locations

    Winter, summer, and other break hours will vary, according to student consultant availability. To check consultants' availability, view our Live Schedule.

    Sunday - Thursday: noon to midnight
    Friday: noon to six
    Be sure to check our Live Schedule to see who will be on staff and our staff page to meet our talented consultants.