Thanksgiving is close, and what better way to make your day
memorable than by creating a great project you can share with friends and
family. Whether it’s a film your making, or just great photographs, here are
our 5 Amazing Assets for Thanksgiving to help you create memories that will
last a lifetime.
Perfect as a title card for
your video, as part of a table decoration if you’re feeling creative, or to use
as a greeting card for your friends and family, the Vintage Thanksgiving Landscape
is a stunning graphic in a traditional woodcut style.
Mock up your own themed graphics with the Seasonal Scene
Creator for Adobe Photoshop. Create something special to send out to friends,
or jazz up your social media for the thanksgiving season with gorgeous autumnal
colours and themed objects.
Carving the turkey is an image that springs to most minds
when you think of Thanksgiving – add this stock footage to your project and makes mouths water!
Nothing says autumn quite like falling leaves. This overlay
with alpha channel will give your Thanksgiving project character and style.
There are three versions which end in filling the screen with leaves – just drop
them onto your film.
If you’re thinking about making a slideshow of your family
photographs this Thanksgiving, then check out the Autumn Action set for Photoshop. Four actions will give your pictures an extra seasonal feel with warm, dry
colours. The pack also includes a few bonus actions!
Each asset here is
Elements, where you can download
unlimited resources for a monthly subscription.
Tuts+ Top Tips
- Try making
a still life scene. There are tons of inspirational items at this time of
year – bring in leaves, pine cones and gourds for a real autumnal feel.
the details. Group shots are great but if you’re thinking about creating a
project, then remember to pick up closeups of decorations, lights and food.
- Get ‘behind the
scenes’ footage and photos. It doesn’t all need to look perfect, so capture the
frantic meal preparing, the kids running riot and the things that go ‘wrong.’
- Chances are you’ll
have some soft, festive lighting. It can be difficult to photograph or film in
this kind of light, so learn
how to make the most of your environmental lighting and include flash or
extra lights where needed.
- Be present. It’s fun
to photograph holidays and events and the results bring back great memories,
but remember to actually be there, engage, and enjoy yourself.