Adam Everett Miller
Former editor of Aetuts+ from 2009-14, I currently run Hello Studios and still love creating fun stuff in After Effects.
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    An Introduction to Motion TrackersAetuts retina trackers
    This is a group of posts dedicated to thoroughly covering a specific topic so you can learn everything you need to know in one place. This Session covers Motion Trackers. Read on to get a peek at all of the great topics we’ll cover.Read More…
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    4 Things You May Not Know About the After Effects Render QueueAetuts retina render
    Today we're going to look at a few options found in the Render Queue that many people don't realize are even there. Hopefully you can pick up something that will save you some time for your next project!Read More…
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    How To Amazingly Open After Effects and Excellently Create a New Awesome Null in After Effects Like a Rock StarAetuts retina null
    We've all seen lots of tutorials on how to open After Effects and create null objects in After Effects, but today we're not only going to learn how to open After Effects... we'll also be creating a null object all within After Effects with no 3rd Party plug-ins inside of After Effects using only After Effects. Let's get started!Read More…
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    The Best Way to Composite a Fake Family Portrait Into a Picture FrameAetuts retina fake family portrait
    This tutorial will show you how to shoot a blank picture frame and then add in a fake photo in After Effects. We'll cover how to maintain reflections in the glass and get the best looking result. This is a great way to create a back story in your project while taking very little time and effort.Read More…
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    Download 10 Stock Smoke Clips For FreeAetuts retina smoke wisps
    If you missed our 12 HD Smoke Plume Simulations and Compositing Tutorial or haven't become a Premium Member yet, I understand... nobody's perfect. :) I will say this... I have 10 other HD Stock Smoke clips that you can download for free. They used to be only on our Facebook Page but now you can download them here..Read More…
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    Tuts+ Poll: Choose A Tutorial - Hollywood Movie Title v5Aetuts preview hollywood movie title poll 5
    In August of 2012 we created our fourth Hollywood Movie Title Poll to see which title animations you'd love to learn how to create in our Hollywood Movie Titles series. Since we are wanting to keep things current, we've decided to post this updated poll to see what you all want!Read More…
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    Submit Your Favorite Photography Tip and You Could Win $500!Competition500
    For many of us, photography was our introduction into video. We’re excited to let you know that our sister site, Phototuts+, is having a photography tip competition and giving you the chance to win $500! You just need to flex your video skills and submit a short video or screencast that showcases your favorite photography tip or trick! Read on to find out all the details about how to enter. We can’t wait to see what you come up with!Read More…
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    Quick Tip - A Few Things To Remember During Your Next InterviewAetuts preview interview tips
    I’ve been creating videos for quite a number of years now and I truly believe one of the most valuable skills you can have is the ability to conduct and shoot a professional interview.Read More…
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    How to Cheat an Indoor Day for Night SceneDayfornight thumb
    The best way to achieve an indoor day for night shot is obviously to not shoot with a big window in your shot. I was recently asked to make a daytime shot appear as though it was a night scene. Today I'll walk through how I approached this by creating a clean plate, inverting and color correcting a bit, and then just jumping in with a bit of roto work.Read More…
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    Man of Steel and Style Contest WinnersSmthumb
    We've received all the submissions from our Man of Steel & Style - Superman 3D Logo Design Challenge. We've gone through and chosen the top 6 and then allowed you to vote on your favorites and this is what you chose!Read More…
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    Interview With Christopher Kenworthy About His Work In CinematograhyMe
    Christopher Kenworthy is an Australian writer, director and cinematographer. He is author of the Amazon #1 best selling book in cinematography for 2 years, Master Shots. We’ve asked him a few questions about himself and his work. We hope you can pick up a thing or two.Read More…
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    5 Things To Help You Know How Much To ChargeThumbnail
    As a followup to our previous video about 5 Things That Tell Me You’re Not A Professional, today’s post is about deciding how much to charge for your work and what your time is worth. There's really no magical formula to use, but hopefully the points in this video can help you better decide what you ought to be making.Read More…