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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

#Photography: Accent Lighting for Portraits

Studio lighting continues to mystify and bewilder many developing photographers. The intimidation of lighting ratios, modifiers, set-ups, etc… often seems as complex as deriving the quadratic equat...

#Photography: Accent Lighting for Portraits

#SocialMedia: How to Increase Your Social Media Following by Over 700%

Are you looking for creative ways to grow your social media following? Then you’ll want to study what Microsoft Dynamics did. How is a giant like Microsoft the same as everybody else when it comes ...

#SocialMedia: How to Increase Your Social Media Following by Over 700%

#Filmproduction: What Is The Reference Monitor For in #Premiere Pro?

The Reference Monitor in Premiere Pro is perfect for comparing frames from different parts of a sequence. It’s also perfect to show any of the built-in scopes for precision color correction. Find o...

#Filmproduction: What Is The Reference Monitor For in #Premiere Pro?

#Writing: Progeny and Other Offspring

Please tell me under which situation I use the word “progeny” and where to use ”offspring”, with examples. English is blessed with numerous words to refer to the product of sexual union; progeny an...

#Writing: Progeny and Other Offspring

Drink Champagne From Your Shoe - a #poetry

Drink Champagne From Your Shoe


You come up like a star, with garish entourage
I look behind the scenes, it's only camouflage
I ask you timidly, what you want subdue?

#Photoshop: Use Photoshop to Subtly Retouch Eyes

In this video I’ll demonstrate a very easy, yet highly effective way of bringing your subjects eyes ‘to life’ using nothing more than a couple of brushes and a mask in Photoshop or Photoshop Elements.

#Photoshop: Use Photoshop to Subtly Retouch Eyes

#Filmproduction: Seamless Stabilization On A Single Clip

Sometimes you want to stabilize only part of a video clip and this tutorial will show you how to “steal” the auto scale properties from the Warp Stabilizer and apply it to another part of a clip to...

#Filmproduction: Seamless Stabilization On A Single Clip

#Photography: Professional Travel Photography Tips

In a recent article titled Lasting Impressions: How to Create Memorable Travel Photographs, PictureCorrect provided detailed coverage of a lecture by Luke Ballard, an esteemed travel photographer w...

#Photography: Professional Travel Photography Tips

#Writing: Anecdote and Anecdotal

The historian Procopius of Caesarea lived during the reign of the Roman emperor Justinian (482-565). His history of the wars of Justinian was published during his lifetime, but another of his works...

#Writing: Anecdote and Anecdotal

#Musicproduction: Bigcat Instruments releases "City Piano" - #Free Baldwin Piano for Kontakt 5

The City Piano is a fully sampled Baldwin Baby Grand with four velocity layers and per key release samples. The piano is dry for ease of use in adding to a mix. It includes an EQ, simple reverb and envelope editing for quick tweaking.

#Musicproduction: Bigcat Instruments releases "City Piano" - #Free Baldwin Piano for Kontakt 5

#Photoshop: 20 Tutorials to Make You a Better Illustrator

The pleasure of creating a cartoon character is immeasurable. The act of building and developing ... The pleasure of creating a cartoon character is immeasurable. The act of building and developing...

#Photoshop: 20 Tutorials to Make You a Better Illustrator

#Photography: Landscape Photography and Hyperfocal Distance

I can remember when autofocus was relatively new and many photographers distrusted it. Now it’s the other way around – autofocus has become so good and so ubiquitous that manual focus lenses are a ...

#Photography: Landscape Photography and Hyperfocal Distance

#Guitar: Guitar Exercises on One String 4

Guitar permutations are simply exercises designed to build dexterity and cooperation between the hands. I’ve often thought of them as tongue twisters for the fingers. They condition your hands to p...

#Guitar: Guitar Exercises on One String 4