Stefan Surmabojov
My name is Stefan Surmabojov. I'm 26 year old motion graphics designer located in Bulgaria with 7 years of professional experience. Most of my time is spend working as a freelancer, but in my spare time I create tutorials for Tuts+ and templates for VideoHive. I love photography, 3D, and VFX.
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    How to Create Star Light Motion TrailsAetuts retina star trails
    In today's tutorial, we are going to take a look at a starlapse video and transform it into an amazing startrails video. We are going to use only After Effects with some very simple tools to achieve great looking results.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Creating a Simple and Fun Holiday PortraitHolidaylightportraitprelg
    In this tutorial, we are going to take a look on how to shoot some nice, easy holiday portraits. Our materials will cost less than $30, and you won't need anything more than a camera and a lens. However, these pictures won't be simple snapshots. We'll be mixing a variety of continuous light sources to create a polished and interesting image.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    How to Shoot and Edit a Hyperlapse VideoAetuts retina hyperlapse
    In this tutorial, we are going to dive into the magic of creating hyperlapse videos from start to finish. We'll start by learning what exactly a hyperlapse is, followed by the gear we need to create it and things we need to know to achieve flawless results. We'll wrap up with the post processing stage where we'll edit our sequences and make them look amazing.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Building Your Own DIY Camera Stabilizing RigStabilizertut prelg
    In this tutorial, we are going to create a cheap and effective steadying rig for shooting video. It is quick and easy to build. I'll cover all the parts and tools needed to build it.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Safely Clean Your Camera and LensesCleanpre lg
    In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to effectively and safely clean your camera, lenses and sensor. We are going to break down all the needed tools to take care of your equipment and explain how to properly use them in order to achieve the best results.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Advanced Guide for Shooting and Editing Timelapse VideosAetuts retina advanced timelapse
    As a followup to our Introduction to Shooting Timelapse Videos, we're going to take an in-depth look at different issues when it comes to shooting and editing timelapse sequences. We'll learn how to solve problems in the shooting process as well as do some post production magic get the best results possible.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Commercial Production Series: Canon EFS 55-250mm Lens - Part 9Canon lens pt8 retina
    In the conclusion of the Canon commercial series you'll finish everything off and combine all the different shots together into one final piece. You'll add logos, titles and transitions, so the final video matches the quality of a real commercial.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Commercial Production Series: Canon EFS 55-250mm Lens - Part 8Canon lens pt8 retina
    In this part, we'll continue compositing our 3D renders for shots 3 and 4 in After Effects, and add some cool 2D elements to give our fake Canon lens commercial a nice finished look.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Commercial Production Series: Canon EFS 55-250mm Lens - Part 7C4d canon lens pt7 v2 retina
    In this part of the series, you'll move from Cinema 4D to After Effects and start adding the final touches and adjustments to your 3D renders. You'll learn how to composite each render element, add color corrections and incorporate 2D graphics into the shots.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Creating Selective Contrast in PhotoshopFlowerselectcon prelg
    In this video, I'll show you a very simple yet powerful technique for selective contrast of your images. You're going to see not only how to selectively increase the contrast of your image, but also learn how to avoid saturating your image when increasing the contrast in a few simple steps.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Build a Long Lasting Battery Pack for Your Compact CameraBatterypack stefan prelg
    Compact point-and-shoot cameras are wonderful for time lapse photography. You can leave them out for hours or even days without tying up your main camera, even the lowest resolution point-and-shoot creates images big enough for high definition video, and if they get stolen or destroyed you haven't lost thousands of dollars. Their one flaw in this application is battery life. Luckily with this DIY project, you can build a battery pack that will allow for your camera to stay on far longer than with the normal batteries.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Commercial Production Series: Canon EFS 55-250mm Lens - Part 6C4d canon lens pt6 v2 retina
    In this part of the series, we'll finish up the animations for our final two shots. Once we have them setup and ready, our work in Cinema 4D will be complete. And in the next part of the tutorial we'll jump into After Effects and start compositing the scenes.Read More…