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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

#Photography: How to Light Two Surfaces with One Light Source: Portraits

Shooting portraits with hard light is something photographers are generally taught to flee from - Always use softboxes in studio sessions, and only shoot natural light portraits in the morning and evening, or your photographs will look washed out and amateur, they say.
But while shooting portraits with a hard light source can be tricky, it can be...

#Photography: How to Light Two Surfaces with One Light Source: Portraits


#Photography: Polaroid Cameras: A Look at Some of the Most Interesting

Sixty-five years ago, Polaroid’s instant film cameras hit the market, and the world embraced the fun new way of taking pictures with nearly immediate results. The company went on to produce dozens of unconventional camera models, stopping production of analog cameras and instant film in favor of digital models in 2008. Two years later...

#Photography: Polaroid Cameras: A Look at Some of the Most Interesting


#Photoshop: Quick Tip: How to Create a Geometric Background Effect in Photoshop

Like Illustrator, Photoshop also includes some very powerful vector editing tools. In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a geometric background effect for a poster design in Photoshop us...


#Photoshop: Quick Tip: How to Create a Geometric Background Effect in Photoshop

#Photography: 7 Questions About Soft Light

In the studio there’s two types of light that photographers use to define their subject, hard light and soft light. Both have their place but usually in the studio I use soft light when shooting portraits. Getting the light from your studio flash or speedlite can be done in several ways. You can use one light...

#Photography: 7 Questions About Soft Light


You Know You Love Her - a #poetry

You Know You Love Her

You only need a light when it's burning low
You only know you love her when you let her go
You only miss your home when you're out and down
You only know you need her when you're all alone

#Musicproduction: How to Write Effective Introductions

The introduction is one of the most important parts of a song or composition. It's your moment to grab the listener's attention, make them want to hear more, and set them up for what's to come.

#Musicproduction: How to Write Effective Introductions


#Musicproduction: beatassist.eu updates #free BumBer BassDrum Sampler and Synthesizer to v1.3 [Win|VST]

Bumber is a Synthesizer/Sampler designed for your own BassDrum creations.
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beatassist.eu has updated BumBer BassDrum Sampler and Synthesizer to version 1.3

#Musicproduction: beatassist.eu updates #free BumBer BassDrum Sampler and Synthesizer to v1.3 [Win|VST]

#Musicproduction: OCD DSP releases Virtue Compressor for Windows VST [Win|VST] #Free #download

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OCD DSP has released Virtue, a free advanced compressor VST effect plug-in for Windows designed for one thing, control.
Virtue features profiled compressor envelopes (FET, OPTO, VCA, etc.), internal sidechain filters, extreme values for creative distortion, one-of-a-kind fader controllers for improved accuracy with mouse or trackball and more.

#Musicproduction: OCD DSP releases Virtue Compressor for Windows VST [Win|VST] #Free #download

#Photography: The True Awkwardness of Posed Party Photos

So you’re scrolling through Facebook and you see one of your friends added 20 new photos from their “epic” party last Saturday. As you look through them, you notice how they all seem to be captured...

#Photography: The True Awkwardness of Posed Party Photos


#Filmproduction: Film Studies For Free: Split Screen Studies

This is a FILMANALYTICAL, REQUIEM // 102 and FILM STUDIES FOR FREE video essay by Catherine Grant. It explores the use of split screens in some early sequences in REQUIEM FOR A DREAM (Darren A...

#Filmproduction: Film Studies For Free: Split Screen Studies


#Photoshop: Understanding the Inner Glow Setting in Photoshop

Photoshop layer styles are a popular way to add effects, such as drop shadows and strokes, to layers in a non-destructive way. With the right knowledge and experience, any effect can be achieved. T...

#Photoshop: Understanding the Inner Glow Setting in Photoshop

#Writing: Main Verbs and Simple Sentences

Many grammatical concepts that U.S. students used to learn in school have slipped into a twilight of things vaguely understood but still sometimes wondered about. Among the most basic concepts that...

#Writing: Main Verbs and Simple Sentences

#Photoshop: 10 Custom Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Be Using

By default, Photoshop comes packed with keyboard shortcuts that you can use to speed up your workflow. What you might not know however is that there are also a lot of commands that do not have keyb...

#Photoshop: 10 Custom Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Be Using