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Sunday, March 16, 2014

#Filmproduction: Tips and Tricks for Tilt-Shift Timelapse Videos

If you’ve ever wanted to make your subjects look small–like, miniature-toy small–you may have investigated buying a tilt-shift lens for more than $2,500. But there are cheaper options. This video g...

#Filmproduction: Tips and Tricks for Tilt-Shift Timelapse Videos

#Photoshop: Create an Illustrated Watercolor and Ink Photo Effect

Artists often ask how to apply watercolor and splattered ink effects to their images. While there may be some filters and effects out there that can automate this task, illustrating this by hand wi...

#Photoshop: Create an Illustrated Watercolor and Ink Photo Effect

You do not hear music, you just got to feel it

You do not hear music, you just got to feel it

#Photoshop: Quick Tip: How to Create a Triangle Pixelation

Start by opening any photo you want into Photoshop. You should resize the image to your final output size before you continue. This is the photo that we’ll be using. Activate the Transform tool (Ct...

#Photoshop: Quick Tip: How to Create a Triangle Pixelation

#Guitar: Free Amp Sim Plugins from LePou

I have been meaning to make this video for a while now not so much because LePou’s plugins are free (you can donate via the website though) but because so many people use the LePou amps sims and Le...

#Guitar: Free Amp Sim Plugins from LePou

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Easing ranges and values from the Course Getting Started with After Effects Expressions

Even if you're not comfortable with scripting or coding, you may still want to take a look at expressions. They are like little scripts that trigger changes to layer properties, and they can save y...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Easing ranges and values from the Course Getting Started with After Effects Expressions

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: timesaving: Rendering

There are many ways to set up a composition that can inprove render times dramatically, here are a few: Motion blur - If you turn off motion blur for a preview it can more than half your overall re...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: timesaving: Rendering

#Guitar: Note Values & Rests

As guitarists we interact with the musical pulse by playing notes. Some are long and some are short. The diagram below shows the rhythmic breakdown of the notes. The longest note is on top (the who...

#Guitar: Note Values & Rests

#Writing: Auspices and Guises

In an interview with Palestinian film-maker Hany Abu-Assad about his film Omar, NPR’s Rachel Martin made the following statement: He [Omar] goes there [to the other side of a wall that separates hi...

#Writing: Auspices and Guises

#Photography: 10 Ways to Improve Your Travel Photography Portraits

Last year I travelled all across South East Asia – a trip which not only expanded my personal horizon, but also helped to immensely improve my photography. At the beginning of my trip, my biggest s...

#Photography: 10 Ways to Improve Your Travel Photography Portraits

#Photography: Are Selfies Really So Bad?

Let’s face it, there are a lot of bad selfies–a word which was named the word of year in 2013–floating around on the Internet. A lot. If you’re sick of seeing duck faces popping up all over your social media feeds, you’re not alone. But, according to the video below, we might be giving them a bad rap...

#Photography: Are Selfies Really So Bad?

#Photoshop: Where To Find #Free Stuff Nr3: Royalty-Free Pictures & Vectors

Here is the 3rd article of where to find free stuff. In this list you’ll find the best websites that have royalty-free pictures and vectors to use in your personal and commercial projects at no cos...

#Photoshop: Where To Find #Free Stuff Nr3: Royalty-Free Pictures & Vectors

#Photography: 7 Tips for Taking Better Photographs of Cars

Taking photos of cars is such an interesting thing on its own. It’s like science. Every time I shoot a car I learn something from it! I would like to share some basic guidelines to get you started ...

#Photography: 7 Tips for Taking Better Photographs of Cars