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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

#SocialMedia: Do You Repeat Yourself On Social Media?

The topic come to me last week while browsing my Twitter stream while watching The Voice. I was surprised at the number of identical tweets I saw. There’s a difference between reshared, retweeted posts and repeat posts. Repeats are the same posts shared by the same person within a short time frame. Revising and repurposing older posts on the other hand, can be ...

#SocialMedia: Do You Repeat Yourself On Social Media?

#Photography: Photographing a Singer/Songwriter for an Album Cover

Portraiture is perhaps the biggest field in photography. Portraits are taken for newspapers, books, magazines, business profiles, family albums, art, etc. And being a photographer, it’s not hard to...

#Photography: Photographing a Singer/Songwriter for an Album Cover

#Photography: Matching Sunlight with Lighting Equipment for Outdoor Fashion Photography

When starting out using strobes, you might think that it’s pointless to use them outside during a sunny day. However, there are many situations that call for more than just sunlight and/or reflecto...

#Photography: Matching Sunlight with Lighting Equipment for Outdoor Fashion Photography


#Photoshop: Create a Baseball-Inspired Text Effect in Photoshop

Applying texture to a text effect can be a lot of fun. In this tutorial we will explain how to create a baseball-inspired text effect using layer styles, patterns, and brushes. Let’s get started! T...

#Photoshop: Create a Baseball-Inspired Text Effect in Photoshop

#Musicproduction: Mastering Processes: MS Processing

The topic of mastering is always popular. In the next two tutorials I’ll cover two mastering processes which are generally considered special treatments: MS processing and multiband processing. In ...

#Musicproduction: Mastering Processes: MS Processing

#Photography: Shooting with RAW Settings in Photography

Many cameras now offer the option to save captured photos in the RAW file format. RAW capture brings with it an extra processing step. This step requires converting the RAW image data to a format t...

#Photography: Shooting with RAW Settings in Photography

#Musicproduction: Doppler Effect Build with Reaktor

The Doppler effect goes digital to affect your sounds with this cool Reaktor tutorial! Before we begin, this tutorial was taken from our vault of weekly member tutorials. Sign-up at www.NIReaktor.c...

#Musicproduction: Doppler Effect Build with Reaktor

#Photoshop: Ready, Set, Actions

Actions save you time by automating tasks that you perform often. This tutorial is the first part in a new mini-series that will explain Photoshop actions and automation techniques. In this video w...

#Photoshop: Ready, Set, Actions


#Photography: 25 Spooky Portraits

Have you seen that on Halloween?
ViennaCC

Halloween is almost here so today we thought we’d put together a collection of slightly spooky portraits (click each to be taken to the photographers page). By the way – if you’re taking some hallo...

#Photography: 25 Spooky Portraits

My Dream to Be With You - a #poetry

My Dream to Be With You


Can I tell you something strange
It will make my life change
There is one thing that I always knew
It's my dream to be with you

#Writing: Answers to Questions About Punctuation #3

Here are a few questions from DailyWritingTips.com readers about various punctuation issues, followed by my responses. 1. A lawyer asks a witness about a quoted statement made to the witness by ano...

#Writing: Answers to Questions About Punctuation #3

#Musicproduction: 5 Things To Expect From YouTube's Music Video Subscription Service

Will you like this new service?
ViennaCC

It might seem crazy for YouTube to launch a music subscription somewhat along the lines of MOG, Rdio, Rhapsody, and Spotify, because you can already play just about any song in the world on YouTube, for free, in seconds — even music from The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and other artists who refuse to put their music on music subscriptions...

#Musicproduction: 5 Things To Expect From YouTube's Music Video Subscription Service

#Musicproduction: SoundWorks Collection - 33 1/3 Short Film about Vinyl Records Enthusiasts

Check out a cool film about music enthusiasts who play vinyl records and find out why they prefer the medium and discover the essence of vinyl and the art of listening in the process.

#Musicproduction: SoundWorks Collection - 33 1/3 Short Film about Vinyl Records Enthusiasts


#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: After Effects Tutorial: Animated Circle Burst

With the popularity of flat motion design we’ve been seeing more and more of the circle burst style animation as of late. This clean effect can really make your titles and graphics pop – and it’s q...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: After Effects Tutorial: Animated Circle Burst

#Photography: Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

Knowing how to use your SLR is not as awkward as it would seem. Imagine that your camera is a box that lets in light. On top of that box is a sequence of controls. These controls allow you to let a...

#Photography: Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

#Writing: I vs. Me

ome personal pronouns have two forms, one that is used as the subject of a verb and one that is used as the object of a verb or preposition. Subject forms: I, he, she, we, they My sister and I liv...

#Writing: I vs. Me

#Photography: The Power of Black & White

If you read my articles about long exposure photography and intentional camera movement in the landscape you may have noticed a common theme amongst the photos illustrating the articles – most of t...

#Photography: The Power of Black & White

#SocialMedia: 10 most common mistakes in Social Media and how to correct them!

As entrepreneurs, such as you, we understand the disappointment of the first month and, why not, the first year when we see things aren’t working as we had hoped. Social networks are excellent tools for your business to be successful but …

#SocialMedia: 10 most common mistakes in Social Media and how to correct them!

#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

#Writing: 10 Pairs of Words and Their Useful Distinctions

Writers should take care when determining which word among two or more synonyms or near synonyms to employ, because the sense of a word can be subtly or significantly different from that of a simil...

#Writing: 10 Pairs of Words and Their Useful Distinctions

#Photoshop: Comprehensive Guide to Working With Video in Photoshop – Adding Filters and Adjustments

If you don't have Premiere or Final Cut… It's great if you have PS effects you don't have in Premiere or AE.
ViennaCC

While Photoshop is well-known as a photo editor, most people probably don't realize that it also includes some powerful video editing features, as well. In this tutorial, we will show you how to us...

#Photoshop: Comprehensive Guide to Working With Video in Photoshop – Adding Filters and Adjustments

#SocialMedia: 10 Awesome Twitter Tips For Musicians

After reading Keith Links excellent article on 5 Tips to Turn Your Band Into Twitter Rock Stars, I hesitated to write about tips for using Twitter. But I thought that I could add something, base…

#SocialMedia: 10 Awesome Twitter Tips For Musicians

#Photoshop: Smart Ways to Use Smart Objects

In this episode we will talk a bit about smart objects and how to use them with text, Adobe Illustrator files, as well as how to use them with the Puppet Warp Feature

#Photoshop: Smart Ways to Use Smart Objects


#Photography: Seeking Adventure Through Timelapse Photography

e all seek comfort. And for many of us, that comfort comes through routine. But at what point should you break out of your comfort zone? What are you missing as you sit at your desk today? Shane B...


#Photography: Seeking Adventure Through Timelapse Photography

#Musicproduction: 31 Microphone Tips from Recording Hacks

Matt is a friend of mine and founder of Recordinghacks.com, an indispensable website and microphone database. He even holds monthly microphone giveaways!

#Musicproduction: 31 Microphone Tips from Recording Hacks

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: #Free Anamorphic After Effects Plugin

Now I know what anamorphic is :-)
ViennaCC

Films shot in the Anamorphic process are instantly recognizable. They have a quality and resonance that other lenses can’t capture. Anamorphic films seem to capture an almost 3D quality onto film’s...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: #Free Anamorphic After Effects Plugin