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Friday, September 27, 2013

#Photography: Window and Door Photography Tips

There is something about doors and windows. Doors and windows tell us so much about the streets, about history, about culture and they are everywhere. Doors and windows are big, small, plain, color...

#Photography: Window and Door Photography Tips

#Photoshop: Japanese man makes better art in #Microsoft #Excel than you can with Photoshop

Creative types are always exploring the boundaries of artistic expression, but in the case of one Japanese artist, his methods are a little unconventional even for the art world. 73-year-old Tatsuo Horiuchi uses a piece of Microsoft software to make amazing artwork, but it isn’t even paint. It’s Microsoft Excel.

Japanese man makes better art in #Microsoft Excel than you can with Photoshop

#Guitar: Get a killer live guitar tone!

There`s a ton of different things that make a great live guitar tone, but just one thing often makes the biggest difference – correct use of the mid frequency. It shocks me that so many bands I see...

#Guitar: Get a killer live guitar tone!

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Create Gear, a simple script for After Effects that creates...Gears!

While browsing one of the Adobe Community forums to get info on Illustrator scripting, I came across this post and immediately thought it would be cool to port his script to After Effects. Gears ar...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Create Gear, a simple script for After Effects that creates...Gears!

#Photoshop: Video: How to Duplicate Anything in Perspective using Photoshop

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: How a passion for sculpting can be translated in After Effects CC

Angie Taylor describes how switching her love for sculpting helps her be more creative in After Effects CC.

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: How a passion for sculpting can be translated in After Effects CC


#Photoshop: Creating Custom Blurs with the Lens Blur Effect

Want to take complete control over your depth of field? Check out the Lens Blur effect in Photoshop which let’s you draw depth of field and get a realistic effect with both bokeh and grain.
(video tutorial)

Creating Custom Blurs with the Lens Blur Effect

#Musicproduction: From Composing to Recording – Producing an Album with a Band

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to record a demo or a full-length album with your band? This article is just what you’re looking for. It’s the story of my experiences writing and recording an...

#Musicproduction: From Composing to Recording – Producing an Album with a Band

#Guitar: Guitar Pee – Interactive Urinals to play music

The “Guitar Pee” is an interactive urinal designed by the Brazilian agency AlmapBBDO that allows you to transform your urinal use into a real Guitar Hero solo! Gentlemen, you all know the interest ...

#Guitar: Guitar Pee – Interactive Urinals to play music


#Photoshop: How To Blend Two RAW Files

A common technique I use to bring out a wide tonal range is to process the same RAW file twice - once for the highlights and once for the shadows - and then combine those two results in Photoshop. ...

#Photoshop: How To Blend Two RAW Files

#Photography: On the Trail with a Professional Downhill Mountain Bike Photographer

When you think of a professional photographer, you probably think of a clean-cut person wearing slacks and a nice button-up shirt or blouse who owns a large studio and a hundred pieces of expensive...

#Photography: On the Trail with a Professional Downhill Mountain Bike Photographer


#Photoshop: A Handy Guide to Image Resolutions in Print Design

Using an unsuitable image resolution is one of the most popular errors designers make when creating designs for print. The result is a fuzzy print quality, or having your file is rejected by your l...

#Photoshop: A Handy Guide to Image Resolutions in Print Design

#Photography: Composites in Photography – Enjoy the Process and Ignore the Critics

To immerse oneself in a beautifully creative mindset and environment: to learn to express oneself: to truly enjoy the creative process and in the end, to come out with something beautiful or meani...

#Photography: Composites in Photography – Enjoy the Process and Ignore the Critics

#Photography: Architecture: Photographing Exterior Details

Between shooting for clients, teaching my kids photography class, family obligations, and all of the non-photography activities essential to running a photography business, Life has a way of not le...

#Photography: Architecture: Photographing Exterior Details

#Photoshop: #Free Download Photoshop Actions Pack

Actions Pack For Adobe Photoshop:

1. Color Action
2. Color Enhancement Action
3. HDR Effect Action
4. HDR Effect 2 Action
5. Nature Action

#Photography: You and Your LCD: A Matter of Trust

It glows on the back of your camera like a homing beacon– drawing you to its display like a moth to a flame. You protect it. You rely on it (perhaps a bit too much?). But can you trust it? That que...

#Photography: You and Your LCD: A Matter of Trust

#Photoshop: Create a "Kick-Ass" Fan Art

In this tutorial, we will show you how to create an illustration of "Hit Girl," from the new "Kick Ass" film. In the process, we will show you some simple techniques to help you improve your digita...

#Photoshop: Create a "Kick-Ass" Fan Art