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Thursday, August 22, 2013

Top 10 tips to generate more #SocialMedia traffic

Social media can be an incredible source of traffic. And best of all, it is traffic that you can count on, day after day. However, it also requires lots of constant hard work and usually it can take some time before you can actually see the results.
One of the best things about social media is that you get lots of different results. By following the tips in this article, you will…

Top 10 tips to generate more #SocialMedia traffic

#Musicproduction: Using Triads for Melodies, Arpeggios and Rhythm Guitar – Part 2

Welcome to the second part of our triads madness series. If you enjoyed Part 1, you’ll be impressed with the tools you acquire from this tutorial. Last time we barely scratched the surface of the v...

#Musicproduction: Using Triads for Melodies, Arpeggios and Rhythm Guitar – Part 2

#Musicproduction: How to Process and Improve Home Recorded Vocals

Twice a month we revisit some of our reader favorite posts from throughout the history of Audiotuts+. This tutorial was first published in July 2008. So, you’ve recorded a vocal, and now you want t...

#Musicproduction: How to Process and Improve Home Recorded Vocals

#Photoshop: Step-by-Step Creation of an Insane Clown Posse Composite Portrait

Check out this portrait of the hip hop duo Insane Clown Posse by photographer Paul Mobley and digital artist Mike Campau. Can you tell how it was created? Campau writes that he and Mobley wanted to..

#Photoshop: Step-by-Step Creation of an Insane Clown Posse Composite Portrait

Flaming skull #Photoshop #tutorial

Blurring the lines between photo manipulation and traditional art has never been more fun! With this tutorial, you will learn a few tricks on how to convert your ordinary stock into painterly works...

Flaming skull #Photoshop #tutorial

#Filmproduction #AfterEffects: How to Modify Render Elements to Resemble Lens Flares (#free download)

In this tutorial I will show you how to use lens flares to improve the quality of your 3D renders and spice up your visual effects or raw footage. The technique I will be using is done by simply ma...
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#Filmproduction #AfterEffects: How to Modify Render Elements to Resemble Lens Flares (#free download)


#Filmproduction #AfterEffects: Quick Tip – How Simulate a Basic Dilating Iris (#free download)

This Quick Tip will show how to manipulate footage of an eye to create the illusion that the Iris or Pupil is dilating. Using the Bulge Effect and simple motion tracking, the final product is quick...
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#Filmproduction #AfterEffects: Quick Tip – How Simulate a Basic Dilating Iris (#free download)

Using Light Painting #Photography to Create Ethereal Scenes

Viewers of Jason D. Page‘s light paintings often assume his artwork is the result of Photoshop trickery. But Page captures his colorful, dream-like nature scenes using just one exposure in real-tim...

Using Light Painting #Photography to Create Ethereal Scenes 


#Musicproduction: Understanding Microphones (my mic is so depressive since I changed the batteries)

There are so many different microphones on the market. If you’re setting up a home studio or want something to gig with then you’re going to need some knowledge before you make what could be a cost...

#Musicproduction: Understanding Microphones (my mic is so depressive since I changed the batteries)

Lighting Ratios for Portrait #Photography

In portrait photography, lighting ratios are comparisons of the main light in a photo to the lesser light which fills in the shadows. This main light is known as the “key light”, and the lesser lig...

Lighting Ratios for Portrait #Photography


#Musicproduction: Xenobioz releases Kruudster - #Free Hybrid Synthesizer VSTi for Windows [Win|VST]

Xenobioz has released Kruudster, a free Hybrid Synthesizer VST instrument plug-in for Windows with drawable low resolution waveforms.
 
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#Photoshop: Freebie: 4 Sketchbook Mockup PSDs

This set contains 4 photorealistic sketchbook mockups. They’re extremely easy to use – simply paste your image and you’re done. You can get all 15 premium mockups if you’re a SparkleStock member! T...

#Photoshop: Freebie: 4 Sketchbook Mockup PSDs

#Musicproduction: Community Project: Vocal Processing Results

We’ve just completed our second Audiotuts+ Community Project. Thanks to everyone who participated. Have a listen to the submissions we received, and compare them with the results of the original tu...

#Musicproduction: Community Project: Vocal Processing Results


#Filmproduction: 6 Ways Film Directors Screw Sound Editors

You know what marks a film out as amateur more than anything else? Shoddy, shoddy location sound. I fully understand and have been guilty of this. For a director sound is a difficult thing to get...

#Filmproduction: 6 Ways Film Directors Screw Sound Editors

#Photoshop Tutorial - Motion Blur

The Motion Blur Filter in Photoshop can provide the impact of movement to an object in your image. We are going to use the image above of a stationary train in Toronto’s Union Station which has som...

#Photoshop Tutorial - Motion Blur

#Writing: 7 Tips for Writing an Email Message

What’s so difficult about writing an email? Nothing. That’s the problem: It’s too easy, and you should take care that a professional message is just that — especially if you use email primarily for...

#Writing: 7 Tips for Writing an Email Message

#Musicproduction: Designing a Better Deep Tech Pad Synth with NI #Massive

This lesson in designing a better deep tech pad synth is also applicable to other popular music genres! We are happy to welcome back Jonny to share some great ideas and techniques for designing a b...

#Musicproduction: Designing a Better Deep Tech Pad Synth with NI #Massive


How to promote your film through #Social#Media

Social media can be a great tool for filmmakers to help promote themselves and their work online. If done right, it can offer you as a filmmaker a wealth of fantastic opportunities to get the word ...

How to promote your film through #Social#Media

#Musicproduction: Saltline releases Drzewo Lisc-delay - #free delay and filter effect for Windows, and updates Lisc-step and Lisc-verb to v1.0.2 [Win|VST]

Saltline has released Drzewo Lisc-delay, a free VST delay effect plug-in for Windows, and updated Lisc-step and Lisc-verb to version 1.0.2.
 
Lisc delay is a delay effect featuring pre- and post-effect filters. The dry signal can be passed through the pre effect filter before the output and/or before the effect section. The effect