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Nathan Duck is a young digital artist living in New Orleans.  In this tutorial he explains how he did a musical video for a young indie band.

Hi, I’m Nathan Duck!
I’m a digital artist from New Orleans. A while back I came across a band called The Harbor. I sent them a message offering to make an album cover or music video if they need it. They asked me to make a lyric video for their song Ghosts.

I spent two days trying to figure out how I was going to make the video. I remembered that Trigraphy can do 4K exporting, so I decided that would be a really good way to make some high-quality and stunning visuals.

I then went to stock photo sites to get the unedited pictures. It turned out that I had to get about fifty pictures to make this video. After I ran each picture through Trigraphy.
Then I put them through Photoshop to slice them up for after effects.

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Then came the long part. All the frames had two or three pictures that had been edited in Trigraphy and cut up in Photoshop. Once imported into After effects, I took one part of the image and zoomed out, then one image zoomed in, to get dynamic motion.

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That’s the good thing about the 4k export. I can zoom the image in and I don’t lose image quality.

It took me about a week to animate each photo, adding moving text with the song.

I couldn’t have been happier with the video. The technology behind Trigraphy and its effects made this video possible. I’ll definitely be using it in the future!

Here is the final result:

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We thank Nate for sharing how he uses Trigraphy! It's great we can help artists in their work!
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