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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

#Photography: Bursting the Burst Mode Myth: [What I Learned from Shooting with Film]

Over the next week we’ll be featuring a mini-series of posts from Rachel Devine (author of our kids photography eBook) in which she’ll be talking about five reasons learning photography on film cam...

#Photography: Bursting the Burst Mode Myth: [What I Learned from Shooting with Film]

#Photoshop: 5 Photoshop Tricks That Will Ruin Your Photos

Don’t get me wrong. I love Photoshop, it makes raw photos come to life. You can make colors more vivid, transform into black and white, add more contrast, make subtle changes, the possibilities are...

#Photoshop: 5 Photoshop Tricks That Will Ruin Your Photos

#Musicproduction: How to record Motown-influenced soul vocals

In the early days of Motown Records, when the label was striving to define a classic sound for soul music, Berry Gordy’s engineers ran into a problem. They couldn’t get their vocals to stand out in the mix.
Unlike a lot of music around at the time, those early soul productions had the instrumentation cranked up loud, which meant that the vocals had to fight very hard to compete. The engineers applied

#Musicproduction: How to record Motown-influenced soul vocals 

Create a Romantic and Warm Portrait Photo Manipulation in #Photoshop

As you can see the picture has the photographer’s tag at the bottom. We are going to remove it! Let’s grab the Clone Stamp Tool. Click the ALT button close to the area you want to clone. A kind of ...

Create a Romantic and Warm Portrait Photo Manipulation in #Photoshop

#Photography: Quick Tip: 4 Steps to Remarkable Reflection Photography

Photographing reflections can be extremely rewarding and produce stunning results, but sometimes achieving those dramatic shots can be harder than first thought. Today I’ll be highlighting a few qu...

#Photography: Quick Tip: 4 Steps to Remarkable Reflection Photography

#Writing: 3 More Sentences with Dangling Modifiers

When writers attach a phrase to the beginning of a sentence to provide additional information, they must take care that the subject of the sentence actually refers to the action or the thing descri...

#Writing: 3 More Sentences with Dangling Modifiers

#Photoshop: Round-trip ACR Edits with Photoshop CS6

One of the best ways to maintain a non-destructive workflow in Photoshop CS6, is to use the power of Smart Object layers with your Adobe Camera Raw (or ACR) output. For this quick tutorial, we’ll t...

#Photoshop: Round-trip ACR Edits with Photoshop CS6

#Photography: 15 Surreal Photo Manipulations

Photo manipulations are illusions created by heavy photo editing techniques. It is an art where ordinary photos are transformed into something alluring, and totally out of the box. Erik Johansson w...

#Photography: 15 Surreal Photo Manipulations 

#FCP: The BIG List: Free FCPX Effects, Filters and Templates

Final Cut Pro X has opened up a new market of plugin and filter developers… and much to our appreciation many are giving away these products for free! Check out the sites below to find where you c...

#FCP: The BIG List: Free FCPX Effects, Filters and Templates