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Friday, November 8, 2013

#Musicproduction: What are Deceptive Resolutions?

The main function of the dominant chord ( V ) is to resolve to the tonic chord ( I ) of the key. This is called a Standard Resolution and can be very useful when ending a piece of music or a sectio...

#Musicproduction: What are Deceptive Resolutions?

#Photoshop: How to make a dotted mosaic effect from a bright, high-contrast image

It's so easy. Just a few steps and you get a great effect.
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#SocialMedia: The 16 Worst Types of Selfies

Ups, I found myself…
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Twitters, The Facebook, Instantgrams, Youporn–they are all amazing and consume just about 90% of my waking hours. However, with the good comes the bad. A dark side of social media has evolved. I am talking about the offspring of asshole and douchebag: The SELFIE.

#SocialMedia: The 16 Worst Types of Selfies

#Photography: How to Use Bulb Mode on a Camera

There is a special setting on all DSLR cameras that allows the photographer to go beyond the longest automatic shutter speed setting of 30 seconds. In fact, this special setting allows infinitely l...

#Photography: How to Use Bulb Mode on a Camera

#Photoshop: A quick tip to stop colour distractions

You do not want to distract the viewers eye away from the subject. I often see pictures with a bright and cheerful colour somewhere in the frame. That’s fine and can be effective if it’s the subjec...

#Photoshop: A quick tip to stop colour distractions

#Photography: How to Photograph Strangers: The 100 Strangers Project

Taking the portrait of a person whom you’ve just met moments before is one of the most exciting—and in the beginning, unnerving—experiences you can have as a photographer. It’s also one of the most...

#Photography: How to Photograph Strangers: The 100 Strangers Project

#Musicproduction: Designing a Morphing Dub Style NI Massive Pluck Synth - NI Massive tutorials

This NI Massive pluck synth is spacey and morphing in all the right places! I’m really looking forward to the next couple collections that will be released before the end of the year, and you all g...

#Musicproduction: Designing a Morphing Dub Style NI Massive Pluck Synth - NI Massive tutorials

#Filmproduction: Weekly sounds: implants for auditory nerve, noise canceling devices and scary sounds

When we talk about audio conduction via human bones as a new thing, we should really have a look to cochlear implants, devices which convert sound into electronic signals to directly stimulate a patient’s auditory nerve, without the support of inner ear structures.

#Filmproduction: Weekly sounds: implants for auditory nerve, noise canceling devices and scary sounds


#Writing: Start Your Novel

Writers can be insecure creatures. For many, the thought of beginning a novel, a project requiring the production of from 60,000 to 100,000 words, can be overwhelming. For the writer who tends to l...

#Writing: Start Your Novel

#Lightroom: 3 Lightroom History Tips

Like Photoshop, Lightroom has a History feature that shows a list of the fixes you’ve applied to an image. It can be used to wind back changes that you have made to an image. Unlike the Photoshop h...

#Lightroom: 3 Lightroom History Tips

#Guitar: How to Play D String Based Guitar Chords

All of these chords use the notes on the “D” string as their root. For example, if you wanted to play a C major chord simply line up the top finger of the major chord shape to the C on the tenth fr...

#Guitar: How to Play D String Based Guitar Chords

#Photoshop: Learn How to do Selective coloring of an Image in Adobe Photoshop CS6

In this tutorial you will learn how to make some parts of a photo into color and everything else into Black and white in Adobe Photoshop CS6. Step 1 : Create a new document of 650 px Width and 440 ...

#Photoshop: Learn How to do Selective coloring of an Image in Adobe Photoshop CS6

#Musicproduction: Quick Tip: Creating Vocal Harmonies Using MIDI

A great way to control the parameters of your plugins is to link them to your MIDI channel. In this quick tip, I show you how to do that in Cubase, using Antare’s Harmony Engine as an example. I wa...

#Musicproduction: Quick Tip: Creating Vocal Harmonies Using MIDI