16 Answered Questions for the topic workflow
Going from gesture sketching to a final drawing?
I'm trying to understand the process of going from initial gesture sketches to a completed drawing. Most of the instruction I've seen talks about the gesture phase and the late detail phase but... more
How to batch process hundreds of videos?
I have hundreds of videos in storage I need to distribute online. I'd like to do the following for each clip:1. Add a pre-roll video2. Process the audio (audio leveling, generic hiss/noise... more
Efficient workflows for handing off designs to developers?
I work as a UX/UI designer for my company's web sites. After I make the designs, I send the mockups to web developers, who implement them. It's a little more collaborative than that, but that's... more
Best file format workflow for Final Cut Pro 7 on Maveriks?
i am having problems exporting my project in Final Cut Pro 7.All the clips i am working on are mov in h.264.I want to export correctly a master file, that will be converted in web format, hd...... more
How to best manage photos with Lightroom?
I recently started taking RAW photos and purchased Lightroom 3 to manage them. So far I have not found the ideal way to manage them. Here's basically how my workflow goes: 1. Import the RAW files... more
How to properly deal with lens distortion in Sony NEX RAW files?
I have a Sony NEX6 camera and when using the 16-50 kit lens the photos shot in RAW has a lot of distortions. You either have to let the camera correct it using jpeg or you are expected to use... more
Best practice to track procedural image creation?
I often create a collection of images in Illustrator or Photoshop which require a specific sequence of manual steps in order to maintain a similar appearance across a series.Actions or scripts... more
Effective working at audio/video editing sessions (avoid fatigue making steady progress)?
**Background**I've just completed an editing project to produce video highlights of an awards evening for my local community radio station. It was a voluntary non-paid project and I'm very pleased... more
InDesign or Illustrator for package design?
I was debating with my students this week about which software to submit their files in for my package design class. A few advantages of InDesign I see are as follow: - The capability of creating... more
Preparing enlargements of raw pictures for professional printing?
If one is having large prints made by a professional printer (say, 3' square or more), does one... (1) ...take care of the enlargement in Photoshop (upsampling to necessary dpi in raw before... more
Is it possible to use a fully open source workflow for print design?
Is it possible to use only open-source tools in order to produce professional level artwork? Has anyone actually done it? If not, where are the current gaps?Assume I'm producing a small multi-page... more
Which is best as part of a fast workflow: Picasa, Lightroom, Photoshop or other?
Im looking to expand on my workflow after a shoot. Today my workflow consists of moving images from my SD card to my computer, using Picasa in a very basic d way... (Crop, im feeling lucky and... more
Is Photosop slowing/crashing on my box a workflow issue or a computer issue?
It's been about 3-4 months that I jumped into professional photography/photo-editing. And I love it this new skill I'm acquiring. The only issue is I am strongly frustrated by my photo-editing... more
Best way to send layouts with editable text to writers/editors who don't have design software?
Here's a common design workflow problem, probably most relevant to in-house designers, but also to agencies who have a lot of non-design writing or research staff, or freelancers who work with... more
What benefit does Lightroom 3 offer over Photoshop + Bridge?
I've been happily using Photoshop and Bridge to manage and edit my digital photos. I'm aware that Lightroom 3 was recently released, and decided to take a look at it, since Lightroom has been... more
What are the benefits of using Collections in Adobe Lightroom?
I use Lightroom a lot (and love it), but I don't use Collections at all, instead just preferring to keep photos in folders, and then tag/flag/pick within that. People often rave about Collections,... more