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Saturday, February 22, 2014

#Writing: Transitive Twist on “Agree”

A DWT reader wonders about the following uses of the verb agree in a British publication: In a November white paper laying out its vision for independence, Scotland said it would expect to agree a ...

#Writing: Transitive Twist on “Agree”

#Photoshop: The Magnetic Lasso Tool in Photoshop CS6

Magnetic Lasso Tool in Photoshop: In this Photoshop tutorial, we are going to explain to you the use of another selection tool, that is, the Magnetic Lasso Tool. The Magnetic Lasso Tool is one of t...

#Photoshop: The Magnetic Lasso Tool in Photoshop CS6

#Photoshop: A Look at Various Sharpening Techniques in Photoshop

In this episode, Martin Perhiniak will take a look at various sharpening techniques in Photoshop. While Photoshop includes some great tools for local and global sharpening, it is also important to use these tools non-destructively. Martin will show you how.

#Photoshop: A Look at Various Sharpening Techniques in Photoshop

Dancers and drummers from Trinidad & Tobago at MIDEM 2014

Dancers and drummers from Trinidad & Tobago at MIDEM 2014 in Cannes / France. I like the colourful costumes. And now I mix a drink with coconut and rum. Bye for now!

#Writing: Genius

A reader has asked for a post on the word genius, commenting, It’s part of the word engineering but, in French, engineering is genie, which I associate with Aladdin’s lamp. Then, there is the geniu...

#Writing: Genius

#Photography: 5 Quick Tips for Photographing People Outdoors

Your pictures of your friends, parents, children, or grandchildren don’t always come out the way you’d like, and you are frequently frustrated by the harsh shadows on their faces when you photograp...

#Photography: 5 Quick Tips for Photographing People Outdoors

#Guitar: 4 Tips To Improve Your Picking Speed -

Regardless of which music genre you play, speed will directly affect your performance. When you’re able to pick the strings faster, while maintaining your accuracy, you’ll open the doors to a whole new world of playing opportunities. Notes will come more fluidly and your overall sound will improve as a result.

#Guitar: 4 Tips To Improve Your Picking Speed -

#Guitar: Suspended Chords

A suspended (sus) chord is a chord that has no major or minor third. The third is replaced with either a major second or more commonly a perfect fourth. The absence of a third gives these chords an...

#Guitar: Suspended Chords

#Photoshop: The Lifesaver Adjustment Layers

Are you new to Photoshop? Have you been trying to teach yourself the basics of Photoshop but have found the amount of educational material available on the net a bit overwhelming? As the world’s #1...

#Photoshop: The Lifesaver Adjustment Layers

#Photography: How to use Lens Flare to Your Advantage

Flare can be a polarizing topic in photography, and many articles have been written about how to prevent or eliminate lens flare. But there are many situations where you can use lens flare creative...

#Photography: How to use Lens Flare to Your Advantage

#Photography: HOW TO: Manage Sunlight With A Diffuser And A Reflector

The light from the sun can be pretty harsh and cast harder shadows that you’d like. It will also often be the only light source you’ll have and that also can be hard to manage especially for portra...

#Photography: HOW TO: Manage Sunlight With A Diffuser And A Reflector

#Photography: 10 Things Successful Photographers Don’t Do

Creative photographers strive to discover new patterns, color, adventure and beauty among many other things. Creativity awakens all of a photographer’s senses, adding an artistic touch to his or he...

#Photography: 10 Things Successful Photographers Don’t Do

#Photography: 50 Top Portraits of a Photographer’s Career

It’s not often a master photographer sits down and talks about his journey becoming a photographer and shares a wealth of information with whomever is interested in learning, but that is just what ...

#Photography: 50 Top Portraits of a Photographer’s Career