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Monday, January 13, 2014

#Photography: Quick Tip: Choosing Ambient Lighting for Your Workspaces

Lighting is important for actual image making itself, but what about the rest of the process? For the final images to look right, all the pieces of the process must be tailored to match what the ca...

#Photography: Quick Tip: Choosing Ambient Lighting for Your Workspaces

#Guitar: How to Practice Guitar: Troubleshooting The Fret Hand

Mahalo guitarist Jen Trani offers some guitar practicing tips for beginners! You first must know how to tune, pick properl…

#Guitar: How to Practice Guitar: Troubleshooting The Fret Hand


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#Photography: 15 Inspiring Image Collections from 2013

Over this year we’ve seen some amazing images that have inspired us – today we take a look back

#Photography: 15 Inspiring Image Collections from 2013

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Create Chrome Text Effect In AE

in this tutorial we are going to learn how to create a chrome text effect which can be used for logo or promos. I am not going to use any of the 3rd party plug-in to create the effect and only use the inbuilt utilities that are available. I have posted the finished product below so that you will have an idea what we are going to create in this tutorial, so let us jump into After Effects and start creating chrome text.

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Create Chrome Text Effect In After Effects

#Writing: Compel, Impel, and Propel

Would you explain the differences among compel, impel, and propel. Here is an instance that I read:“…I find myself returning again and again to the question of what compels us — what propels us — t...

#Writing: Compel, Impel, and Propel

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Fading Text Effect Tutorial In After Effects

I am going to show you how to create a fading text effect in Adobe After Effects. By using ‘Opacity’ under ‘Transform’ tool you can get fading text animation effect, but we are instead going to use ‘Type Animation’ tool to get the fading effect. As it has many more options to use rather than simple ‘Opacity’ under ‘Transformer’ tool.

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Fading Text Effect Tutorial In After Effects

#Photography: Tip: Learn to Do Children's Photography from a Child's Perspective

If you are a photographer whose work revolves around children, a thought that often come up is, “What’s the best angle to capture them?” I found the best way to find this angle is to actually use a child. As I have been training my child in the art of photography, I get to see though his eyes. With a Nikon D5100 and a Nikon 35mm f1.8G in his hand, this is what I have learned.

#Photography: Tip: Learn to Do Children's Photography from a Child's Perspective

#Photoshop: How to Make a Textured 3D Spray Can

In today’s tutorial we will demonstrate how to combine Illustrator and Photoshop to create a 3D, textured spray can. This tutorial requires some basic understanding of Illustrator and Photoshop as well as the pen tool

#Photoshop: How to Make a Textured 3D Spray Can

#Musicproduction: How to Make a Great Snare Drum Sound

After a long night of drinking, the snare often fights with the kick about who is more important to the song. Here is what we do know: great versions of both are required to make people really danc...

#Musicproduction: How to Make a Great Snare Drum Sound

#Photography: Professional Portrait Photography Composition Tip – Crop off The Top of Your Subject's Head

In the previous article our pro tip for better portraits was not to leave too much headroom in your pictures. Here’s another technique that takes the point even further, here you actually cut off a...

#Photography: Professional Portrait Photography Composition Tip – Crop off The Top of Your Subject's Head

#Photography: 5 Uses for a Wide Angle Lens - Digital Photo Secrets

Most people end up with the kit lens that comes with their new DSLR. It’s a good place to start, and this lens is usually in the range of 18-55mm or an upgrade to 18-135mm. The reason for a kit len...

#Photography: 5 Uses for a Wide Angle Lens - Digital Photo Secrets

#Photography: Tip: Autofocus Not Working Perfectly? Clean Your Contacts With Isopropyl Alcohol

As our cameras get older, so too do our lenses. Every time we take a lens off the camera, little environmental nasties tend to get into the contacts of both the camera and the lens. The effect of t...

#Photography: Tip: Autofocus Not Working Perfectly? Clean Your Contacts With Isopropyl Alcohol