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Friday, March 7, 2014

#Photography: Anatomy of a Concert Photography Shoot

In my last article 6 tips for budding concert photographers I explained the basics (and camera settings) of how to start your career as a concert photographer. I would like to say a big thank you f...

#Photography: Anatomy of a Concert Photography Shoot

#Writing: Wile vs. While

Are there two ways to write “while away the hours”? I sometimes see it written as “wile away the hours.” My dictionary gives the meaning to both spellings. Which do you recommend? wile Possibly the...

#Writing: Wile vs. While

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: 50 amazing After Effects tutorials

Want to know how to do something in After Effects? The web is brimming with tutorials for people wanting to learn about Adobe's 3D, motion graphics and animation software. But sometimes it can be a...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: 50 amazing After Effects tutorials

#Photography: Emotional Connection Through Street Photography

For Rinzi Ruiz, street photography is much more than just taking to the street hoping to capture interesting objects as they pass by. Ruiz sees the entire process of walking the streets as a sort o...

#Photography: Emotional Connection Through Street Photography

#Guitar: Three Note Per String Pentatonic Modes

Let’s check out some three note per string pentatonic modes. I love the sound of the pentatonic scales. By leaving the two “problem” notes out of the major/minor scale you create a new scale that i...

#Guitar: Three Note Per String Pentatonic Modes

Alright For Me - a #poetry

Alright For Me


People shut their dusty windows
Hide their face behind the curtain
Looking stealthily down on the street
As if times are so uncertain
But as long the sun keeps shining on
The world is alright for me

#Photography: How to Use Accent Lights in Photography

Complex lighting rigs don’t need to be complicated. In this easy-to-follow video tutorial, Joe McNally details how he uses three light sources to accent different parts of a photo, from the foregro...

#Photography: How to Use Accent Lights in Photography

#Photoshop: Create Deep Space Text Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you the processes of creating this Deep Space Text Effect in Photoshop. We will use a handwriting font, combine it with nebula and fire textures to form the final effe...

#Photoshop: Create Deep Space Text Effect in Photoshop

#Writing: Wile vs. While

Are there two ways to write “while away the hours”? I sometimes see it written as “wile away the hours.” My dictionary gives the meaning to both spellings. Which do you recommend? wile Possibly the...

#Writing: Wile vs. While

#Photography: Sunset Photography: How to Take Amazing Sunsets

It seems like everybody loves looking at beautiful sunsets, which is probably why sunset photography is such a competitive niche. Let’s look at some simple techniques that will help you to photogra…

#Photography: Sunset Photography: How to Take Amazing Sunsets

#Musicproduction: Quick Tip: Set Up A Mono Output In #Cubase

Listening to your music in mono is a great trick which will help you clear out phase issues and get a feel of how your music will sound through a single speaker. It can also show you where elements...

#Musicproduction: Quick Tip: Set Up A Mono Output In #Cubase

#Photoshop: Create a High-Gloss, Bubble Gum Text Effect

When combined with the right techniques, the Pen Tool in Photoshop is an incredibly powerful tool to help you create your artwork. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a glossy, bubble g...

#Photoshop: Create a High-Gloss, Bubble Gum Text Effect

#Photoshop: 20 Top Photo Manipulation Tutorials

Photoshop is certainly the best photo editing application on the market. It allows us to create just about anything our minds can dream up. While it can be a lot of fun to dream up new ideas, execu...

#Photoshop: 20 Top Photo Manipulation Tutorials

#Photography: Adding a Light to Gain Control of Exposure

As a photographer, you know that to create a striking portrait, you must properly expose your subject. But what about the background? Though the background may seem less important, how it is captur...

#Photography: Adding a Light to Gain Control of Exposure