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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Out of Bounds Effect in #Photoshop

Out of bounds, or out of border, is a popular effect where the subject of your photo appears to be popping out of the frame. This is a fun effect you can use in digital scrapbook layouts, cards, an...

Out of Bounds Effect in Photoshop

#Musicproduction #Guitar: Diatonic Chord Functions

Each of the seven diatonic chords fall into one of three categories; Tonic, Subdominant, and Dominant.

Each one of these groups has a role to play when creating chord progressions

Diatonic Chord Functions

#SocialMedia: Benefits of Social Media Marketing

There are a million articles and blog posts out there that sing the praises of social media marketing — how social networks like Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest have had a major impact on lead generation and sales. If you follow my blog, you know that I’ve written a lot of them myself. Wouldn’t it be nice to have an easy way to to see some proof and hard numbers to back up the claims?

Benefits of Social Media Marketing

#Musicproduction: Use Fmod to Create an Awesome Car Engine Sound

Fmod is an third party sound engine, by Firelight Technologies, that allows developers of applications and games to easily integrate high quality audio in to their product’s. One of the best things...
(why not hold microphone to a car?)
#Musicproduction: Use Fmod to Create an Awesome Car Engine Sound


#Photography: How to Shoot the “Holy Grail” of Timelapse Photography: Day-to-Night Sequences

There may be a lot to consider in setting up a day-to-night or night-to-day time lapse, but photographer Preston Kanak assures us that they aren’t as difficult to achieve as it may seem. In the vid...



How to Shoot the “Holy Grail” of Timelapse Photography: Day-to-Night Sequences

#Photography Tip: Black&White (b/w) Photos

One yellow screen (K2, #8, Y48 and so on.) is REQUIRED outside for B/W film, or else blue skies will be it was shower open. One yellow screen is required to give healthy results outside, as film offers much more sensitivity to be able to blue than my eyes accomplish.

Song Facts: The Beatles — "Good Morning Good Morning"

One of the hardest-rocking songs on Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, "Good Morning Good Morning" is also one of the album's most complex productions.

As the song developed from the Beatles' basic rhythm track, the recording was fleshed out with horns, layers of backing vocals and a litany of animal noises, requiring that the four-track tape be bounced down twice in order to open more available tracks.

#Writing: 5 Appositive Phrases with Punctuation Problems

An appositive is a noun or a noun phrase that appears in proximity to another noun or noun phrase to define or modify it. When writers employ nonrestrictive appositions, which consist of optional a...

5 Appositive Phrases with Punctuation Problems

How to replace a sky: #Photoshop effects to make your landscapes more attractive

If the skies in your landscape photography are looking a little flat, try this simple technique to replace a sky using Photoshop effects like Layer Masks and Blend Modes. Sometimes a beautiful land...

How to replace a sky: Photoshop effects to make your landscapes more attractive

#Musicproduction: Quick Tip - Sampling With Audio Hijack Pro

Audio Hijack Pro is an integral part of my audio workflow. It’s a bulletproof solution for capturing audio from anywhere in my system, and shooting it to somewhere else. In this quick tip I’ll show...



Quick Tip: Sampling With Audio Hijack Pro