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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

#Photography: A Day in the Life of a Studio Fashion Photographer

Being a fashion photographer isn’t all fun and games, there is a lot of work that takes places behind the camera. Take a look at the video below to catch a glimpse of what it takes to function on ...

#Photography: A Day in the Life of a Studio Fashion Photographer

#Writing: Prepositions with Enamored

A reader is troubled by the use of enamored by instead of enamored of. (British enamoured). It may be because I read a lot of British literature, but the only usage with enamored that sounds “right...

#Writing: Prepositions with Enamored

#Guitar: How To Chain Your Guitar Effects Pedals - Part 1

So you decided to play electric guitar. Once you get a guitar and an amp, the next step is to explore effects. Effects pedals can be separated into groups based on their functions. Understanding the different pedal groups is the key to getting the best sound when chaining them together....

#Guitar: How To Chain Your Guitar Effects Pedals - Part 1

#Musicproduction: The Best Snare Drums For The Recording Studio

It’s no overstatement to say that a good snare sound is essential to the backbone of almost any kind of pop record – whether that means hip hop, country, speed metal, R&B, punk rock, psychedelia, shoegaze, adult contemporary, jazz or straight up rock n’ roll. So every recording studio should have at least a couple of great-sounding snare drums tuned up and ready to go.

#Musicproduction: The Best Snare Drums For The Recording Studio

Piece Of My Love - a #poetry

Piece Of My Love


A piece of my love
Is waiting for you
What can I do
What can I do
You may call me crazy
But you amaze me

#Photography: How to Make Basic Tonal Adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw

Adobe Camera Raw’s Tonal Adjustments are are probably the most important and most widely-used features in ACR. These basic tonal adjustment include Exposure, Shadows, Highlights, Blacks, and Whites...

#Photography: How to Make Basic Tonal Adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw

#Photography: Experimenting with Manual Exposure and Timing in Street Photography

Experimenting with manual settings on your camera and snapping at just the right time can help capture effective street photos. Photojournalist and street photographer Antonio Olmos in this video, ...


#Photography: Experimenting with Manual Exposure and Timing in Street Photography

#Photography: Tragedy and Triumph: 80 Powerful Photojournalism Images from 2013

The strongest storm ever recorded devastates the Philippines, killing 6,000. Pope Benedict XVI resigns, shocking even his closest advisers. A young Pakistani girl rises up against her oppressors an...

#Photography: Tragedy and Triumph: 80 Powerful Photojournalism Images from 2013

#Photography: 4 Questions to Help You Discover Your Photographic Style

If you’re new to the world of photography, you may hear other photographers talk about their photographic style quite a bit. But what does this mean and how do you find your own style? I’m sure you...

#Photography: 4 Questions to Help You Discover Your Photographic Style

#Photography: Getting to Know the Adobe Camera Raw Interface

When the Adobe Camera Raw plugin was released back in February of 2003, it instantly became a must-have tool for photographers. Since then, the plugin has been frequently updated to support more ca...

#Photography: Getting to Know the Adobe Camera Raw Interface

#Photoshop: Create a Retro Chrome Automobile Emblem in Photoshop

By combining certain fonts and styles, you can create graphics reminiscent of the automobile emblems of the 1950's, also known as Brightwork. In this tutorial we will show you how to create a refle...

#Photoshop: Create a Retro Chrome Automobile Emblem in Photoshop

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: The Ray-traced 3D renderer in After Effects

A big addition to After Effects CS6 was the introduction of a Ray-traced 3D composition renderer that handles reflections, transparency, index of refraction, environment maps, in addition to the ex...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: The Ray-traced 3D renderer in After Effects


#Guitar: An Opensource Arduino Guitar Pedal

If you’re a guitarist, or know a guitarist, you probably know just how many guitar effects there are out there — but what if you could design your own effects?
[J Rodriguez] has just released his opensource Arduino guitar pedal shield, dubbed the pedalSHIELD.

#Guitar: An Opensource Arduino Guitar Pedal