Dedication: To my beautiful wife—thank you for your love and humor through all these years.
To my children—you give my life true meaning.
To my parents—thanks for the lessons shared and for giving me perspective.
Richard Harrington has had a long relationship with media. When he was seven, he was grounded for using magnets to rearrange the picture tube on the family’s 13-inch color TV (it works, but don’t try it). He has since gone on to many more interesting adventures as the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company in Washington, DC.
Rich was first exposed to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects while working in a television newsroom. In those early days, computers were slow (very slow). ...