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Friday, October 31, 2014

An optimist tells you that you live in the best world ever. The pessimist fears that this is true....

An optimist tells you that you live in the best world ever. The pessimist fears that this is true.

#Musicproduction: Shattered Glass Audio releases SGA1566 - #Free Tube Preamp Plug-in for Mac & Win VST & AU

SGA1566 is designed to deliver the sonic beauty of a two stage, all tube, preamp using circuit simulation technology. SGA1566 is loosely based on a single channel vintage tube preamplifier. To achieve the most authentic analog sound, the whole circuit is simulated in real time using the high performance circuit simulator. This level of sound fidelity comes at a price of high CPU utilization. For cases where such a CPU hit is prohibitive, SGA have added a model that is significantly less CPU intensive but only slightly less accurate than the circuit simulation.

#Musicproduction: Shattered Glass Audio releases SGA1566 - #Free Tube Preamp Plug-in for Mac & Win VST & AU

Song of the day: I don't know, To make you mine, oh,....

Song of the day: I don't know, To make you mine, oh, mine, oh, mine http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_dreamgirl.htm

#Musicproduction: Free DruM Samples by boy1da

No comment. just download the stuff.

#Musicproduction: Free DruM Samples by boy1da

#Musicproduction: Beautiful Major & Minor Sequences In Massive. Here's How…

Use the Glide feature in the Stepper for more interesting sequences! Massive doesn’t have the most intuitive layout for creating Arps and Sequences. Johnny shows you the pitch values in laymen’s te…

#Musicproduction: Beautiful Major & Minor Sequences In Massive. Here's How…


Thursday, October 30, 2014

A few decades ago people passed school without...

A few decades ago people passed school without google. Respect. Respect.

#Photoshop: Create a Spooky Forest Setting in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial, you'll be creating a spooky cottage in the woods using Adobe Photoshop. You'll learn about a range of photo manipulation tools, and will see how you can add visual effects to convey a Halloween mood. So get ready to add an atmosphere of terror and dread to this quaint little cottage in the woods!

#Photoshop: Create a Spooky Forest Setting in Adobe Photoshop

#Streetphotography: Cool traveller on airport Vienna

Cool traveller on airport Vienna

 

Song of the day: Nobody knows, Nobody knows...

Song of the day: Nobody knows, Nobody knows http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_what_happened_here.htm

#Photoshop: Useful tip on how to sharpen a 3D still in Photoshop!

On the 4th and 5th of October we were in Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, working together with the local History Society. Using photogrammetry we recorded selected tombstones in Kirkcudbright Kirkyard in 3D- and the results were fantastic! One of these was the headstone dedicated to ‘Billy’ Marshall, a traveler and ‘King of the Gypsies’ who apparently married at least 17 times and lived to the ‘advanced age of 120 years!’

#Photoshop: Useful tip on how to sharpen a 3D still in Photoshop!

#Photoshop: Quick Tutorial: Metallic Effect in Photoshop

In this quick Photoshop tutorial we’ll learn how to create a simple but realistic metallic effect in Photoshop. In less than 6 steps we can create a nice effect and you can use it as background fo…

#Photoshop: Quick Tutorial: Metallic Effect in Photoshop

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Follow your brain, your heart may be too stupid

Follow your brain, your heart may be too stupid

#Musicproduction: Audacity updated to v2.0.6 (#free download)

Audacity is a free, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. The interface is translated into many languages.

#Musicproduction: Audacity updated to v2.0.6 (#free download)

Song of the day: And if there is an urgent call, Someone on my mobile phone...

Song of the day: And if there is an urgent call, Someone on my mobile phone http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_never_stop_the_music.htm

#Photography: A Simple Tip To Help You Get The Perfect Exposure Every Time

*Perfect* exposure is a relative matter, of course. Some people would cringe at the fact that I like to blow out my highlights more often than not, while others would praise my artistic eye in the …

#Photography: A Simple Tip To Help You Get The Perfect Exposure Every Time


#Photography: Tip: Shooting Less Frames Will Make You A Better Photographer

How many frames do you take per shoot? One? Two? Fifty? Back in the days, film and developing was expensive so there was a price to each click. In today’s world clicks are cheap and a single frame …

#Photography: Tip: Shooting Less Frames Will Make You A Better Photographer

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Aren't we all escapees?

Aren't we all escapees? Escaping from pouring rain, escaping from mosquitos, escaping from shopping stress,…

#Photoshop: Create an artistic textured portrait in 9 steps

Create a new file and grab the Gradient tool (G), choose the black-and-white preset from the Options bar and set the tool to Radial (the second box along the top). Tick Reverse and lower the Opacity to 80%. Once you have done this, drag a gradient outwards to form the background.

#Photoshop: Create an artistic textured portrait in 9 steps

#Streetphotography: Nightly in the tramway. There is music everywhere...

Nightly in the tramway. There is music everywhere...

 

Satire Video of "Rise Like a Phoenix" Released, Song #Free Download

Conchita Wurst won the Eurovision Songcontest on May 11, 2014 in Copenhagen / Danmark with this song.

I produced a rockversion of this song. That sounds more powerful and less like a James Bond song, although I like James Bond very much. The trigger came

Song of the day: There is one thing I can't get enough, I want Your love...

Song of the day: There is one thing I can't get enough, I want Your love http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_i_want_your_love.htm

#Photography: 5 Advanced Tips for Street Photography

Here are my street photography works: http://www.pinterest.com/viennacc/street-photography-everyday-life/
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This article is written by James Maher – author of the popular in-depth guide for aspiring street photographers (discount code picturecorrect): Essentials of Street Photography So you know how to r…

#Photography: 5 Advanced Tips for Street Photography

#Musicproduction: Juno Ju-X releases two of new freebies for Mac: Oscillo and SpeAna (#free)

Juno Ju-X has released two new, free, low resource usage, applications for Mac OS X: Oscillo and SpeAna:
* Oscillo is a minimal oscilloscope.
* SpeAna is a spectrum analyzer.

#Musicproduction: Juno Ju-X releases two of new freebies for Mac: Oscillo and SpeAna (#free)

Monday, October 27, 2014

Death penalty only for professional killers? Hard to...

Death penalty only for professional killers? Hard to find an executioner.

#Musicproduction: Mixing & Mastering Dance Music Part 18 - Panning, Stereo Enhancement & Widening

Song of the day: What can I say?, I don't know....

Song of the day: What can I say?, I don't know http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_dreamgirl.htm

#Photography: Self Portrait Tips – Get The Best ‘Selfie’

Self portraits are pretty unnerving and fun at the same time. Unnerving for a number of reasons like, you can’t see yourself. Whether you look good or bad, you get to know only after you have click…

#Photography: Self Portrait Tips – Get The Best ‘Selfie’

#Musicproduction: Psycledelics releases Psycle 1.12.0 (#free download)

Psycledelics has announced that the public release of Psycle version 1.12.0 is ready for download.
Changes since version 1.10.1 focus on two key areas: Usage of sampled sounds, and a new Host that allows to build machines with the Lua language. It also contains a new Skin and other graphics, including a new icon.
The instrument editor has been completely redone, the wave editor has seen some improvements and the Sampulse machine is now completely usable.

#Musicproduction: Psycledelics releases Psycle 1.12.0 (#free download)

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Words are like rain....

Words are like rain. Rain can make flowers grow or wash away. Voice is like thunder. It's only loud, that's it.

#Photoshop: Create Grunge Style Banner in Adobe Photoshop

From this tutorial you will learn how to create awesome grunge style banner. In the process of work we’ll be using mainly layer styles as well as default custom shapes and brushes and Sakkal Majalla default Font to achieve the final result. All Photoshop versions are applicable. If you don’t like the default brushes I have used, you can download and apply another grunge brushes.

#Photoshop: Create Grunge Style Banner in Adobe Photoshop

#Streetphotography: There is always a good use for Taiwan music…

There is always a good use for Taiwan music…

 

Song of the day: Coz all I'm thinking of, I want Your love...

Song of the day: Coz all I'm thinking of, I want Your love http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_i_want_your_love.htm

#Photoshop: #Free Charcoal Edges For Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

Today I have to share some very cool Charcoal photo edges. There is one PSD template with 10 different edge effects and one set of actions included in this package. Template is automated with Photoshop actions to quickly place/replace image that you want to decorate, but also and to quick change edge color from black to white and vice versa. On top of all, you can quickly preview your image with edge effects using Layer Comps (not available for Elements users).

#Photoshop: #Free Charcoal Edges For Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

#Musicproduction: Wire Grind releases Doffset - #Free VST Plug-in Effect for Windows

Useful plugin. It is important to get rid of this DC energy. A signal or sample with DC offset will knack when fading in and out. And you would need the headroom in the mix. Many audio software like Cubase has DC offset processing. In Fruita Loops (what I use) there is a plugin called Fruity Center.
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Wire Grind has released Doffset, a VST 2 and 3 plug-in effect for 32- and 64-bit Windows.
Doffset is a lightweight plug-in that corrects DC offset. When the plug-in is loaded, DC offset is automatically removed and no parameter adjustments are required by the user. Doffset is specially designed to minimize coloration to the signal and, at the same time, adjust the signal to remove DC offsets.

#Musicproduction: Wire Grind releases Doffset - #Free VST Plug-in Effect for Windows

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Today is the best time to ...

Today is the best time to become the person you want to be.

#Musicproduction: Orange #Free Sounds releases "Free Synth Loops Vol 1"

The sounds included are suitable for ambient music, lounge music, electronic music and much more. Created with Waldorf Blofeld, Access Virus C and some software synthesizers. The free pack contains 23 synth loops. Format WAV, 41,000 hertz 16 bit samples. Free for commercial use.

#Musicproduction: Orange #Free Sounds releases "Free Synth Loops Vol 1"

Song of the day: My words to You are free of cost and gratis, Simply...

Song of the day: My words to You are free of cost and gratis, Simply said, but true http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_i_want_your_love.htm

#Photoshop: 4 Useful Ways to Use Perspective Warp

The Perspective Warp tool is almost like magic. It lets you change the perspective in your image and can be used to rotate buildings and objects, make telephoto shots look like wide angle shots, an…

#Photoshop: 4 Useful Ways to Use Perspective Warp


#Photography: Tips for Shooting Tethered to Make a Timelapse Photography Sequence

Memory and data storage are crucial to timelapse photography. A single production often requires tens of thousands of still photographs. Since having to change memory cards mid-shoot is less than i…

#Photography: Tips for Shooting Tethered to Make a Timelapse Photography Sequence


Friday, October 24, 2014

A kiss is ...

A kiss is a charming quest on second floor if the first floor is willing to open.

#Photoshop: Create fantasy light effects

Create beautiful colours, light effects and original abstract shapes by combining the Warp tool and Distort filters

#Photoshop: Create fantasy light effects

#Streetphotography: Under construction!

Under construction!

 

Song of the day: I'm hungry like a wolf, Hungry for success

Song of the day: I'm hungry like a wolf, Hungry for success http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_lets_do_action.htm

#Filmproduction: Filmmaking: Why Do We Need Color Correction?

We are often asked what a Colorist does in the film and television industry. In this short video we’ve given several examples of why and when color correction can improve a video.

#Filmproduction: Filmmaking: Why Do We Need Color Correction?


#Photography: Quick Tip: 4 Steps to Remarkable Reflection Photography

Photographing reflections can be extremely rewarding and produce stunning results, but sometimes achieving those dramatic shots can be harder than first thought. Today I'll be highlighting a few qu…

#Photography: Quick Tip: 4 Steps to Remarkable Reflection Photography

Thursday, October 23, 2014

#Photography: 10 Beginner Tips to Improve Your Photography

I am an amateur photographer. I photograph in my spare time because it is my passion. Here are 10 tips that I think will improve your photography. As with anything, there are rules in photography, …

#Photography: 10 Beginner Tips to Improve Your Photography

Thinking is hard work. Work is energy. Save energy!

Thinking is hard work. Work is energy. Save energy!

I mark my territory with...

I mark my territory with my after shave. Dogs do it with urine, some drunkards do that too.

Song of the day: Surprise, surprise, surprise, Time stands still...

Song of the day:
Surprise, surprise, surprise,
Time stands still http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_this_is_the_moment.htm

#Musicproduction: 10 Things I’ve Learned In My Writing Career: by Travis Rink

Quite interesting to give songwriters a hint how to work
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#Photography: Fundamental Tips and Tricks for Landscape Photography

Tips not only for landscape photographers
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From focal points and lighting, to weather, foreground, shutter speed and more, Professional photographer David McLain provides tips for capturing great landscape and nature photography: Beginners …

#Photography: Fundamental Tips and Tricks for Landscape Photography

#Streetphotography: Say a prayer for the passed away

#Streetphotography: Say a prayer for the passed away

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

#Musicproduction: Multiples Pro – Reaktor User Library Releases

Native Instruments have just recently created a beta version of the new User Library for Reaktor creators. I have taken this opportunity to upload some of the content from this website as well as a…

#Musicproduction: Multiples Pro – Reaktor User Library Releases

About frozen menu

Frozen menu is comfortable. Easy to cook, fast processed, discreetely excreted and soon forgotten.

Song of the day: I hope you understand, Why it must be you....

Song of the day: I hope you understand, Why it must be you http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_dreamgirl.htm

#Musicproduction: Tips to Mastering the Electric Guitar

The electric guitar is undeniably the coolest music instrument out there. Its history has taken many twists and turns over the past 60 years, with artists caressing it, revolutionising with it and in some cases frankly, abusing it.

Whether you want to be at the forefront and thrash out some powerchords like the best of the punk banks, or whether you don't mind standing in the background playing harmonious licks, the electric guitar is a wonderful instrument that suits a variety of personalities.

In this article we look at 5 beginner tips to help you get started.

#Musicproduction: Tips to Mastering the Electric Guitar 

#Photography: The Secret to Being Creative

Is photography getting you down? Did you stretch your budget to buy the best camera you could, then realize you were in over your head? One look at that inch-thick manual, and many new photographer…

#Photography: The Secret to Being Creative

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

#Photography: A 10 Minute Lesson to Photographing Images with More Pizzazz

Even the most seasoned photographer wants to continue to stretch their creativity. I know I do! One simple activity you can do in your spare time is to find new ways to photograph everyday, plain t…

#Photography: A 10 Minute Lesson to Photographing Images with More Pizzazz

There are days where "Good morning" is...

There are days where "Good morning" is a contradiction.

Song of the day: Simply said, but true, I just want You ...

Song of the day: Simply said, but true, I just want You http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_i_want_your_love.htm

#Photography: An Introduction to Street Photography

I like it… See my gallery at http://www.pinterest.com/viennacc/street-photography-everyday-life/
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Have you ever seen something that inspired you on the street while you were walking and you wished you had your camera with you to immortalize the moment? I’m sure you have, all of us have. If this…

#Photography: An Introduction to Street Photography

#Photoshop: Create 3D Text Surrounded by Flame in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create 3D text surrounded by flame in Photoshop. We will render a 3D text in Photoshop and combine flame and crack textures with our text. We w…

#Photoshop: Create 3D Text Surrounded by Flame in Photoshop 

#Streetphotography: Take a seat

#Streetphotography: Take a seat (shot taken in Vienna while sitting in the tramway)

Monday, October 20, 2014

#Photography: How to Take Headshots With Continuous Lights

Continuous lighting are great to use when taking portraits; there is no guess work when trying to determine what lighting pattern you’re setting up. Since the lights never go off, you can automatic…

#Photography: How to Take Headshots With Continuous Lights 

Why I fear in a steak house

At steak house I get a anxiety state. "Bloody, Well done?" That sounds like a mafia job.

Song of the day: What needful thing, that tiny earphone,...

Song of the day:
What needful thing, that tiny earphone,
Whoever is around you hear none http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_never_stop_the_music.htm

#Photoshop: How to Create an Exploding Planet in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial you'll how to create a cracked and exploding planet. All super villains wish for a weapon capable of destroying a planet. We have one too: we call it Photoshop! We will start with …

#Photoshop: How to Create an Exploding Planet in Adobe Photoshop

XBLOOME stellten neue EP vor

Es war soweit. Das neue Werk von XBLOOME "City Vibes", eine Sammlung mit fünf neuen Songs, ist erschienen und die Band feierte am 17.Oktober 2014 im Shelter am Wallensteinplatz.

Auffallend war, dass Zelli (Synthesizer) und Bernhard (Bass) gegenüber früher mehr Bewegungsdrang verspürten. Betti (Gesang), im Outfit einer silber-schwarzen Stabheuschrecke, war als Sängerin logischerweise der optische Fokus.

#Photography: Tip for Using a Reflector for Portraits

When it comes to portrait photography, one of the simplest and easiest things you can do to improve your images coming straight out of the camera, is using a reflector. There are many different siz…

#Photography: Tip for Using a Reflector for Portraits

Sunday, October 19, 2014

#Musicproduction: Virtual Creations releases UltraChopper and funkFX as Donationware for Mac OS X AU/VST

Virtual Creations has released UltraChopper 1.3 and funkFX 1.3 for Mac OS X 10.6 or higher / Intel CPUs in AU and VST effect formats as donation ware.

#Musicproduction: Virtual Creations releases UltraChopper and funkFX as Donationware for Mac OS X AU/VST

What money is

Money is a bitch. One day you gonna wake up and it's gone.

Song of the day: Whatever heavy burden, All falls off

Song of the day: Whatever heavy burden, All falls off http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_its_all_behind_me.htm

#Photography: 9 Sources of Inspiration for Photography & Painting

Lately, I have had several people ask me what inspires me to paint and take photographs. This really got me to thinking about what makes me do what I do when it comes to my artwork. It led me to sit down and make a list of things that inspire my creativity. In the process of clarifying my sources of inspiration, I realized this might be helpful to others when they are lost for ideas on how to stimulate that creative streak I believe we all have.

#Photography: 9 Sources of Inspiration for Photography & Painting

#Musicproduction: Equalization Used in Audio Mastering

Equalization is a process used when mixing and mastering. The two are similar but also differ in how an engineer approaches using EQ in each situation. In mastering only the stereo mix is usually available. While in a mixing situation all of the single tracks will be able to have EQ applied individually.

#Musicproduction: Equalization Used in Audio Mastering

#Streetphotography: Reading papers (grunge style). Must be very interesting.



#Streetphotography: Reading papers (grunge style). Must be very interesting.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

#Photography: Ready to Upgrade Your Kit Lens? Tips for Which Lens to Invest in Next

Most cameras come with a kit lens that generally works well as a decent all-around workhorse. A common focal range for these lenses is 18-55mm, which means they are capable of wide-angle shots as w…

#Photography: Ready to Upgrade Your Kit Lens? Tips for Which Lens to Invest in Next

About the importance of statistics

If you feel bad, read statistics. How many people can't sleep well, how many have inferiority complex, etc. It does not change your situation, but it helps you to bear the misery. And you know that you are not alone.

Song of the day: Clothes make the man but there is not a shred of doubt,....

Song of the day: Clothes make the man but there is not a shred of doubt, Also monkeys wear some trousers and they never think about: http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_i_want_your_love.htm

#Photography: How to Use Clamshell Lighting for Portrait Photography

Glamorous studio lighting is not only for celebrities and models. Add a soft glow and polished finish to your own portraiture with continuous clamshell lighting. Photographer Terry White explains t…

#Photography: How to Use Clamshell Lighting for Portrait Photography

#Musicproduction: CD Mixing Tips - 10 Tips to Get Your Music Mixes Rockin

With the widespread availability of affordable computers and powerful software for music mixing, the average musician is now able to set up a reasonably decent home studio on a relatively small bud…

#Musicproduction: CD Mixing Tips - 10 Tips to Get Your Music Mixes Rockin

Friday, October 17, 2014

#Photography: How to Use a Reflector for Awesome Studio Shots

Using a reflector is an affordable way to bring a little extra light into your studio shots. While they’re relatively simple to use once you are familiar with how they work, there are few things you should know when you are just getting started. Join Gavin Hoey in the video below as he walks us through a portrait session and shows us how to use reflectors:

#Photography: How to Use a Reflector for Awesome Studio Shots

Art is nothing but...

Art is nothing but putting material together.

Song of the day: Oh, what a return, What a long-desired return...

Song of the day: Oh, what a return, What a long-desired return http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_its_all_behind_me.htm

#Musicproduction: XSRDO Patchwork Modular System v0.58 Now Available (#free)

XSRDO Patchwork Modular System, a freeware VST instrument plug-in for Windows, has been updated to beta version v0.58.
XSRDO Patchwork Modular System is a true modular synthesizer. You can choose what modules you want, where to put them and how many of them you want. Each module is independent of any other and only becomes active when you start to patch them together in your own creative way.

#Musicproduction: XSRDO Patchwork Modular System v0.58 Now Available (#free)

#Photography: Mixing 3D Elements and Photography to Create a Vibrant and Playful Photomontage

Mixing 3D Elements and Photography to Create a Vibrant and Playful Photomontage This tutorial is all about mixing process of 3D elements and digital photography to create a vibrant and playful phot…

#Photography: Mixing 3D Elements and Photography to Create a Vibrant and Playful Photomontage

#Streetphotography: Foxy ladies umbrella

#Streetphotography: Foxy ladies umbrella

Thursday, October 16, 2014

#Photoshop: Create Polygonal background Design in Photoshop

Background play a vital role in Designs. Beautiful background lead to beautiful art designs. Key to designing background is use colors truly. Perfect colors often lead to beautiful designs. In this…

#Photoshop: Create Polygonal background Design in Photoshop

Never want to be pensioner. That's a so...

Never want to be pensioner. That's a so dangerous job. No survivors.

Song of the day: But cut the budget of family support, It's...

Song of the day: But cut the budget of family support, It's only a number in a quaterly report http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_days_of_rage.htm

#Photoshop: #Free Leather and Paper Seamless Tiling Patterns

Today I have to share Leather and Paper seamless tiling patterns. Patterns are saved with .pat extension and can be used in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. Leather and Paper patterns are useful for Web and Print design.

#Photoshop: #Free Leather and Paper Seamless Tiling Patterns

#Photoshop: 4 amazing tips to make Photoshop skin perfect!

Add a new layer and set this to Sample All Layers. Opt/Alt-click on a region of skin close to the unwanted area, such as stray hair, and using a soft brush, carefully paint over them. Select the Sp…

#Photoshop: 4 amazing tips to make Photoshop skin perfect! 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

#Photoshop: Create a Fantasy Fish Scene above the Sky

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a fantasy fish scene using a variety of photo manipulation techniques. You’ll learn how to combine different stock images into a cohesive scene using bl…

#Photoshop: Create a Fantasy Fish Scene above the Sky

Ancient Greeks said: Panta rhei - .... (Read what that really means)

Ancient Greeks said: Panta rhei - everything is going down the drain.

Song of the day: A once-in-a-lifetime chance, Take the chance...

Song of the day: A once-in-a-lifetime chance, Take the chance http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_this_is_the_moment.htm

#Photoshop: How to Create an Artistic Double Exposure Effect

Traditionally, a double exposure is created by simply snapping two shots in one frame on a film camera. Sometimes, you get it right and the outcome is incredible, but lots of times you may not like…

#Photoshop: How to Create an Artistic Double Exposure Effect 

#Musicproduction: Mixing Hip Hop Beats - 6 Easy Steps

I know it can be confusing trying to put a mix together for a hip hop beat. For those who have no idea where to start when it comes to mixing a beat, I have 6 easy guidelines you can follow to help…

#Musicproduction: Mixing Hip Hop Beats - 6 Easy Steps