Appendix Adobe Photoshop and After Effects Resources

On the following pages are some resources that I have referred to in the book or that you might find of interest. I've also provided a hand-selected list of references for further training and software application education.

Third Party Plug ins, Stock Imagery, and Footage

Many of these software and stock providers have allowed me to include their samples and demo version software on the enclosed DVD-ROM. Be sure to check them out on the DVD and online!

Ambrosia Software Snapz Pro X 2.0 screen and movie capture software and utilities http://www.AmbrosiaSW.com

ArtBeats Stock images, textures, and video footage http://www.artbeats.com

Boris FX Continuum complete 3-D effects filters for After Effects and more http://www.borisfx.com

BuyoutFootage.com Professional royalty-free stock video footage http://www.buyoutfootage.com

Digital Anarchy Plug-in effects for After Effects and Photoshop: Psunami, Primatte Keyer 2.0 for Photoshop, and more http://www.digitalanarchy.com

Digital Film Tools Plug-in effects for After Effects and Photoshop: Composite Suite, 55mm, zMatte, and more http://www.digitalfilmtools.com

dvGarage dvMatte Pro AE: Keyer plug-in for DV footage http://www.dvgarage.com

PhotoSpin.com Professional royalty-free photographic and illustrated image library, downloadable by subscription http://www.photospin.com

RE:Vision Effects Plug-in effects for After Effects: Twixtor, Video Gough, ReelSmart Motion Blur, and more http://www.revisionfx.com

Red Giant Software Plug-in effects for After Effects: Primatte Keyer, Knoll Light Factory, and more http://www.redgiantsoftware.com

SmartSound Audio creation and editing software for After Effects, plus stock music and audio tracks http://www.smartsound.com

TimeImage Professional royalty-free stock video footage http://www.timeimage.com

Trapcode Plug-in effects for After Effects: Shine, Starglow, 3D Stroke, and more http://www.trapcode.com

Ultimatte AdvantEdge: Keyer plug-in for After Effects and Photoshop http://www.ultimatte.com

Walker Effects Plug-in effects for After Effects: Alpha Tool, Color Fill, Gradient Designer, Fast Tracker, and more http://www.walkereffects.com

Technical and Training References

Do you need more technical help with Photoshop or After Effects? Do you need to learn the tools in more detail? Are you looking for advanced video formatting, optimization, and compression? These references are from the best of the best in Adobe book authors and training organizations.



National Association of Photoshop Professionals






Digital Video Producers Association




Motion Graphics Los Angeles




Downloadable DV production techniques and training tutorials




  • Adobe After Effects 6.0 Classroom in a Book: Adobe Creative Team
  • Adobe Photoshop CS Classroom in a Book: Adobe Creative Team
  • Photoshop CS Savvy: Stephen Romaniello (Sybex, 2004)
  • Photoshop CS Killer Tips: Scott Kelby and Felix Nelson
  • The Hidden Power of Photoshop CS: Richard Lynch (Sybex, 2004)
  • The Photoshop CS Wow! Book: Linnea Dayton and Jack Davis
  • Photoshop Secrets of the Pros: Mark Clarkson (Sybex, 2004)
  • Photoshop CS at Your Fingertips: Jason Cranford Teague and Walt Dietrich (Sybex, 2004)

After Effects and Photoshop. Animation and Production Effects for DV and Film
After Effects and Photoshop: Animation and Production Effects for DV and Film, Second Edition
ISBN: 0782144551
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 104
Authors: Jeff Foster

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