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Sunday, July 15, 2018

#Photoshop: Create a Colorful Retro Poster in Photoshop and Illustrator - Tutorial

Take a photo and turn it into this amazing retro-style artwork using Photoshop and Illustrator. You’ll learn how to create this using very few stock photos and with creative techniques that can also …

#Photoshop: Create a Colorful Retro Poster in Photoshop and Illustrator - Tutorial

Monochrom View - Monochrome Sicht #punchline #satire #pointe

Lost When It Comes To Facebook Marketing? These Tips Will Show You The Way! (Article 3 of 19 - every day one article)


Facebook is populated by millions of people around the world. Every single one of those people might want to buy what you're offering, but they won't know you exist until you start marketing to them. Use the steps in this article to get your Facebook marketing campaign started on the right foot.

Integrate your Facebook page with your other campaigns. Place links to your Facebook page on your blog, website and in the signature of your professional emails. You should draw attention to your Facebook page by presenting it as a way to get access to exclusive content and more promotional offers.

Song of the day: Moody Tuesday Blues

Song of the day: Moody Tuesday Blues
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Saturday, July 14, 2018

#Musicproduction: Well Balanced Mix With Spectrum Analyzer

What is tonal balance, and just how do I tell whether my mix has it? This really is probably a concern most musicians and audio engineers have asked at one point or another, even should they didn't use those exact words. Tonal balance identifies how frequencies interact together, and is the main culprit in mixes that don't translate between listening environments (e.g., a combination sounds great in the studio, however, not on an automobile stereo). A common example of a combination that exhibits poor tonal balance is once you can't quite hear the vocals, so you generate the volume, but then the bass becomes overwhelming.

Confusing Button - Verwirrender Knopf #punchline #satire #pointe

Learn How To Successfully Use Facebook Marketing (Article 2 of 19 - every day one article)



Facebook marketing is a great tool for small business owners to appeal to a larger audience while gaining feedback on goods or services. Because it's easier to respond directly to patrons, a relationship can be easily built. Read the tips in this article so you can use Facebook marketing to the best of your ability.

If you don't have time to maintain a Facebook page for your business, you can still use Facebook for marketing. Facebook provides ads on their site which can easily be hyper-targeted towards your exact target demographic, from their sex and age to their likes and dislikes, making your campaign hyper-successful, too.

Friday, July 13, 2018

#Musicproduction: Fanan team updates Callisto to v1.51 Callisto synth to 1.01 #freedownload

This version is the free demo. Its totally free and fully functional and works as a stand-alone application. Its based on "plug&play" method and uses 7 built in wavetable synths to power both solos and style components (3 synths for style accompanyment and 4 synths for solo instruments) and a dedicated built in drum sampler to power the drums sequences. The sampler has total 30 drum-kits, based on standard wav. samples, arranged into categories (which can be substituted with your own samples easly). You can build your own drum-kit any time by using each of the sampler's 10 sample slots and you also can use some lovely built-in effects to spice up your sequences. This version needs an Asio driver to work properly and supports the free ASIO4ALL driver which presumably works with any reasonable Windows computer.

#Musicproduction: Fanan team updates Callisto to v1.51 Callisto synth to 1.01 #freedownload

Quest To Grandparents - Frage an Großeltern #punchline #satire #pointe

Facebook Marketing And You: Tips And Techniques (Article 1 of 19 - every day one article)

Here I start a 19 article series about Facebook Marketing. Every day one article. Here article 1 of 19:

With the advent of the Internet, your options for business marketing are virtually limitless. One major tool in this amazing arsenal is Facebook marketing and it can do a lot for your business in a very short time. In fact, with very little time and money, Facebook marketing can put your company on a fast-track to success!

Thursday, July 12, 2018

#Musicproduction: Ignite Amps updates free NRR-1 plug-in to v3.0.0 - adds VST3 support #freedownload

NRR-1 is a digital emulation of a three channels tube preamplifier for guitar. It has been developed to accurately model its real hardware counterpart, built for Fleshgod Apocalypse guitarist Cristiano Trionfera by Ignite Amps, back in 2009.
The NRR-1 core circuit is mainly based on a famous boutique preamplifier made in '88, modded to suit Cristiano's needs in the best possible way.

#Musicproduction: Ignite Amps updates free NRR-1 plug-in to v3.0.0 - adds VST3 support #freedownload

Choosing Girlfriend Wisely - Kluge Wahl einer Freundin #punchline #satire #pointe

#Poetry: Fly Free Of Summer's Burn And Winter's Bite

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#Poetry: Fly Free Of Summer's Burn And Winter's Bite
(Poem by ViennaCC)


Through winter chill or searing summer heat,
A dreaming bird in a dark blue midnight sky,
No ceiling here; the pure high air is sweet,
Another summer night you'll someday fly,

#Musicproduction: Pre-Delay In Reverb

What it will is delay the start of the reverb effect with a short, user-adjustable duration (measured in milliseconds). Pre-delay helps make reverb sound more realistic because it simulates the time it will take for sound to bounce back once again to your ears in a reverberant space.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Singing Changes Value - Gesang beeinflußt Werte #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: Tips For Street Photography

Street photography simultaneously tests your hand-eye coordination, your power to see and frame interesting moments while they quickly unfold when you, your power to see light, your technical abilities along with your camera, and your power to be comfortable capturing strangers.
It's so much to do at the same time, aside from to think about a picture conceptually.

#Photoshop: How to Create a Sci-Fi, Robot Photo Manipulation

Test out your skills and build a sci-fi scene from scratch! In this tutorial, I'll show you how to make a cool 80s-inspired photo manipulation using free stocks and 3D assets in Adobe Photoshop.

#Photoshop: How to Create a Sci-Fi, Robot Photo Manipulation

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Change Your Life - Änder dein Leben #punchline #satire #pointe

#Poetry: Late In The Avenue

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#Poetry: Late In The Avenue
(Poem by ViennaCC)

Sometimes I feel, like a parentless child
And there she walks and looked and smiled
I want to kiss her just for the taste
Cheeky, lofty, brazen-faced
A reflection in a glass window
Neon slogan blinking slow
Then how come I am telling you
It was a moment in the Avenue
So short, a look so vaguely
What's left is nothing more than memory

#Photography: Why To Shoot In RAW

There's an occasion and a place for JPEG files; they're convenient to use and make the job of delivering images infinitely easier. However, most professionals concur that RAW file formats are best to work with in-camera.

#Musicproduction: ocenaudio Audio Editor updated to v3.4 #freedownload

ocenaudio writes: Easy, fast and powerful audio editor

#Musicproduction: ocenaudio Audio Editor updated to v3.4 #freedownload

Monday, July 9, 2018

Great Summer Fun - Herrlicher Sommer Spass #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: How To Get Inspired As Photographer

Inspiration and influence are very important to every creative person. Being motivated to pick up your camera and make fabulous photographs is an important part of one's on-going development. But how to get inspiration for the photography?
It's easy to have stuck in a rut. Always taking the exact same subjects, utilising the same lighting. Sticking with a composition style because you are more comfortable with it. This could make you creatively stagnant. But how will you avoid that? Particularly if you have enjoyed this method for some time.
I don't often take landscape photos. Now that people are surviving in a rural environment, landscape photography is my new challenge.

DOW JONES - The support 24,115 held

Starting 29.01. there was a 13% sell-off within 7 trading days. Since February 6, the index is in a dynamic sideways movement.


Resistance is 24.615, 24.873, 25.003 and 25.352. In the area of these resistances there is the possibility of a drop down.

#Musicproduction: Minimal Instruments releases "Kick-n-Snare" - Free Rompler Plug-in for Mac & Win #freedownload

Minimal Instruments has announced the release of Kick-n-Snare, a simple kick and snare sound rompler plugin that has "super sound, good for EDM, especially for Dubstep and FutureBass".
Minimal Instruments say "We made this plugin because we think it would be nice if a producer can quickly create kick or snare (or both) track. Often, kick should be by itself in a track due to side chain purpose. Also, you can audition kick or snare sound without changing kit or presets."

#Musicproduction: Minimal Instruments releases "Kick-n-Snare" - Free Rompler Plug-in for Mac & Win #freedownload

Sunday, July 8, 2018

What About Follow Me #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: How To Achieve A Consistent Sounding Album

The main part of any finished album, EP or mixtape is consistent sound.
Most of us want that polished consistency that draws listeners in when we're producing an album.
But obtaining a good album master with consistent sound starts with your album mixing. Mixing several songs while staying true to your album's overall feel is really a big challenge…
Wondering how to combine a recording? In this informative article you'll learn 10 mix tips that can help you get a far more cohesive sound across all of your mixes.

#Photography: Portrait Photography with Hard Light

Soft is the universal favorite when it comes to shooting studio portraits, because it’s so flattering. But hard light can be a pleasantly effective and interesting light source, too—provided you know…

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Rexting Challenge - Herausforderung beim Texten #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: Compression

Compression is one of your most powerful mixing tools. It's the essential element behind every good mix.

But to create your compressors work, you'll need to understand compression first.

It's intimidating to begin learning this kind of huge subject, especially once the controls and their effect in your signal are difficult to understand depending in your sound.

This short article can help you learn what compression does, how to find the perfect compressor settings, and some typically common mistakes to avoid.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Cheese And Money - Käse und Geld #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: De-Essing Your Vocals

May Your First De-Esser Be a Manual De-Esser

There's no way around it, at the very least not for me: Probably the most natural-sounding de-esser consists of taking every ess you hear, separating its region from other syllables, and reducing its clip-gain by as many dB as you will get away with. If you are using Pro Tools, the procedure is relatively easy—at the very least, compared to some other DAWs, where hotkeys aren't as developed.
You might like to split the esses out onto another track, but be cautious in how you edit between the 2, because sometimes the audio will “pop” at the conclusion of a sloppily cut phrase.

#Musicproduction: Mercuriall Audio releases free pedal "Chorus WS-1" for Mac & Win VST, AU & AAX #freedownload

Free VST/AU/AAX plug-ins for PC/Mac
TypeNameControls
StompboxWS-1Depth, Speed, Mix, Mono/Stereo, On/Off knob
Stereo Chorus


#Musicproduction: Mercuriall Audio releases free pedal "Chorus WS-1" for Mac & Win VST, AU & AAX #freedownload

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Bisection Formula - Halbierungsformel #punchline #satire #pointe

#Poetry: Sustaining Memories

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#Poetry: Sustaining Memories
(Poem by ViennaCC)

For making me remember summer nights
But gazing at my senses feeling dizzy
I travel under hazy colored lights
Too many smiling faces looking pretty

You can hear that lovely whistle blowing
I wanna see an endless starry night
Another tiny little eyes are glowing
No matter where the moon is shining bright

Surrounded by a thousand shades of blinding
It only happened very long ago
Any cloud without a silver lining
Later on an early morning glow

Even when the stars begin to fade
That's how sustaining memories are made

#Musicproduction: Stereo EQing


Before stepping into the specifics of the equalizer and settings he's using, Thorp discusses the order where he likes to position the consequences on the master bus. He explains that he generally likes to place the EQ after the compressor, both on the stereo bus and on individual channels. For the latter, he says he'll usually have a de-esser or multiband de-esser first, then the compressor and finally the EQ.
However, he stresses that “EQ after compressor" is not just a hard-and-fast rule, it's only what works best for him.He recommends that you check it out both ways to discover which you like better.

#Musicproduction: VCV releases Rack 0.6.1 #freedownload

VCV Rack 0.6.1, the open-source virtual modular synthesizer, has been released with new features.

#Musicproduction: VCV releases Rack 0.6.1 #freedownload

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Daily Dichotomy - Täglicher Zwiespalt #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: Sample Fuel releases DROP-CRE8 - Free Drag 'n' Drop Instrument #freedownload

Sample Fuel has released DROP-CRE8, a completely free Drag 'n' Drop sample instrument that makes creating usable sounds with almost no effort.
"DROP-CRE8 raises the bar on what users can expect from a free instrument. There is nothing restricted or feature "lite" in this release. Users will be able to see what SAMPLE FUEL's CRE8 Engine can achieve in sonic quality and in sound design. DROP–CRE8 is easy to use with its intuitive MAIN PAGE but if you explore the other pages you can turn any sound into something deep and powerful with ease. The 2 layer approach includes both a sample playback engine and a granular engine. The sonic possibilities are vast and capable. " said Danny Lux, Owner at Sample Fuel.

#Musicproduction: Sample Fuel releases DROP-CRE8 - Free Drag 'n' Drop Instrument #freedownload

#Musicproduction: Spitfire Audio launches LABS with free Soft Piano and Strings software instruments #freedownload

The Spitfire Audio LABS programme is an infinite series of software instruments, free and easy to use; made by musicians in London for anyone, anywhere. We're planning to release one every month, as well as a bimonthly creative compendium, The Notebook. And in case you missed it, all for FREE.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Why Do Chinese This? - Warum tun Chinesen das? #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: Black & White Photography

In the early 1970's I learned a lesson about depth during the “String Art” craze. It absolutely was so popular it was actually being taught in schools. Basically put, you created geometric shapes, placed a particular number of points on those shapes, and connected those points with various colors of thread. The outcome looked like a “Spirograph” drawing (another 70's classic), but these were more 3-dimensional. When I first learned this, the school had us poking holes in poster board and then stringing it. My children regularly attended arts and crafts shows.

#Musicproduction: Zynaptiq releases Subspace - Free Reverb Plug-in for Mac & Win #freedownload

SUBSPACE is free ... and available exclusively to Zynaptiq newsletter subscribers.
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Zynaptiq has announced the release of Subspace, a "super-lush sounding, and totally streamlined" reverb plugin.
It is based on the allpass reverb module found in Zynaptiq's Morph 2, Wormhole and Adaptiverb plugins, and features just two controls: a switch that selects one of four presets – aptly named A, B, C and Z – and a dry-wet control.

#Musicproduction: Zynaptiq releases Subspace - Free Reverb Plug-in for Mac & Win #freedownload

Monday, July 2, 2018

Animal Question - Tierische Frage #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: JPEG Or RAW - That's The Question - Here Arguments

The question is so old that I joke: that's like "Beatles vs. Stones" Some old people of youmay remember.
Perhaps one of the very most commonly asked questions in digital photography is just about which file type to utilize when shooting – JPEG or RAW file format. Don't worry if you don't know much about both of these formats or whether your camera supports them. My goal, by the end of this information, is to help you know what both of these types are and help you select the one that is right for you.

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Good Friends On One Microphone? - Gute Freunde am Mikrofon? #punchline #satire #pointe

#Filmproduction: How to Storyboard: A Basic Guide for Aspiring Artists #knowhow

Have you ever what wondered what kind of planning goes into making commercials, short films, or animations? Well, for starters, the backbone of any of these projects are storyboards or storyboard art…

#Filmproduction: How to Storyboard: A Basic Guide for Aspiring Artists #knowhow

#Musicproduction: Orange Free Sounds releases ”In The Orange Garden” - Relaxing music sound pack #freedownload

This time, no long stories. We simply walked in the mystic Orange Garden, listening, watching, observing, enjoying… What we made: a sound pack of simply relaxing music, ideal for meditation and relaxation. Since Sound Pack is free as usually (under Licensing Terms below), you can use it in your works or simply listen, relax and imagine that you are in the Orange Garden.

#Musicproduction: Orange Free Sounds releases ”In The Orange Garden” - Relaxing music sound pack #freedownload

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Another Form Of Shake Hands - Andere form des Händeschüttelns #punchline #satire #pointe

#Poetry: Commenting Headlines

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#Poetry: Commenting Headlines
(Poem by ViennaCC)

Three labourers killed in a road mishap
Blackout of electronic road map
Boy hangs self as father fails to buy him a computer
Yet another death of future egoshooter
HBO's 'Game of Thrones' premiere draws 6.6 million viewers
Fascination of heros contra evildoers
Man bites off man's finger at concert in California
Could also happen in London or in Malaga
Gas leak at Krupp steel plant kills five, 35 others affected
AP: YSR Congress candidate who died in accident elected
Blue Star Airline raises full-year forecast after smaller loss
CEO responsible, but consumer is the boss

#Photography: What Makes Photographs To Stand Out?

Art is really subjective that there surely is no correct answer to this question. But there are a few things that can allow you to analyze a photograph. I find it interesting that the majority of people can tell the difference between a typical and a good photo and select the ‘better'one, nevertheless they struggle to articulate why. Here are some of these harder-to-explain things that might draw them toward the ‘better'picture. I'm sure there's additional things I've missed - we never stop learning:

#Musicproduction: MeterPlugs Announces New ""Loudness Penalty"" Website #free

Online streaming services are turning down loud songs.

We all hate sudden changes in loudness - they're the #1 source of user complaints.
To avoid this and save us from being "blasted" unexpectedly, online streaming services measure loudness, and turn down music recorded at higher levels. We call this reduction

Friday, June 29, 2018

Missing! #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: Tips To Get A Warm Sounding Mix

Possibly one of the very most sought-after sounds in music, a hot mix is everything for some people. Beautiful, powerful low-end in conjunction with full mids and gentle highs. A hot mix sounds powerful without having to be abrasive. So just how do we go about getting a warm mix? Have a look at these four tips below and see if you can't arrive the temperature along with your productions.

Tubes

Although often quite costly technology, tubes really are likely to offer so much towards a hot mix. As a rule, steer clear of digital plugins that claim to supply analogue tube tone. This isn't to say that they are bad at doing other items but you just cannot add tube warmth without physical tubes. The method of electrical signal starting to warm up actual tubes is unquestionably a non-linear phenomenon that can't be matched with a plug-in.

#Photoshop: How to Create a Glitch Effect Poster in Adobe #Illustrator and #Photoshop

The glitch effect is a major trend in 2018 and is quickly becoming a desirable effect that creates a nostalgic feel related to VHS. Here is an easy technique to create a unique glitch! Looking for am…

#Photoshop: How to Create a Glitch Effect Poster in Adobe #Illustrator and #Photoshop

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Easy Way To Sixpack - Einfach zu einem Sixpack #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: Strong Photos Tell Stories - What's Behind?

“An image paints one thousand words”: this means that what you can see in a single image would take many words to explain the contents, the action, the emotion, what it's about, and so on. It's visual storytelling. One powerful picture can evoke an instant response and connection. It allows visitors to shape what they see, tell its story for them inside their words.
Consider some of the very most iconic images in history – the sailor kissing the girl in a packed street by Alfred Eisenstaedt, the Migrant Mother holding her children through the depression by Dorothea Lange, Clearing Winter Storm by Ansel Adams. They are all powerful images that tell a story with impact.

#Musicproduction: Qataz Audio releases free 29GB Piano Collection 2 for Kontakt #freedownload

Qataz Audio has released version 2 of the Free Piano Collection and updated Qataz KSP Interface to v2.1 adding a number of new features improvements and bug-fixes:
  • Added new FX presets banks.
  • Fixed Bosendorfer 290, Yamaha C5, Yamaha C7, Rhodes Electric Piano and Mellotron.
  • Updated NI KSP EQ and Limiter algorithm.
  • Improved Presets and sounds loading time.
  • Preset switching is now faster.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

#Musicproduction: Giving Up Too Soon Can Be A Mistake

"Expert performers develop their extraordinary abilities through years and years of dedicated practice, improving step by step in a long, laborious process. There are no shortcuts." —Anders Ericsson

The "Talent Gene" doesn't exist. According to Anders Ericsson, one of the leading scientists about them of expertise, innate ability plays a much smaller (and different role) than we think (source: Peak: Secrets From the New Science of Expertise, Chapter 8 – But What about Natural Talent?)

Jogging! #punchline #satire #pointe

Jogging! #punchline #satire #pointe

#Poetry: Dainty Rose

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#Poetry: Dainty Rose
(Poem by ViennaCC)

My dainty rose, you inspire me to write
I love the way you cuddle, swim and look
Invading my mind day and through the night
Always dreaming about the liberal shnook

Let me compare you to a deadly moon?
You are more cheerful, comical and fierce
Can I send you a heluim balloon?
And summertime has dominant pierce

Now I must away with a fainty heart
I love your tearful eyes, your puckered lips
Remember my sheer words whilst we're apart
You're my sun and I am the eclipse

#Photography: Light Painting Photography Tools

Light painting is a creative way to explore photography when you’ve gotten bored with taking all those standard or cliché photos and have gotten to grips with the features of your sophisticated DSLR …

#Photography: Light Painting Photography Tools

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

#Photography: The Most Viewed Photo In The World

Believe it or not, the world's most viewed photograph was created on a whim.

May very well not recognize the image by its name, “Bliss,” but you will know it whenever you see it. Viewed by over a thousand people since it absolutely was Windows XP's default desktop image, “Bliss” has always been the main topic of speculation as numerous doubted that this type of “perfect” hillside could exist beyond Photoshop.

Special Message Left - Spezielle Nachricht hinterlassen #punchline #satire #pointe

Special Message Left - Spezielle Nachricht hinterlassen #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: How to Capture In-Camera Double Exposures

Experimenting with double exposures—that is, two or more compositions merged into a singular frame—is an excellent means of sparking some creativity. Unfortunately, it’s not always as easy to accompl…

#Photography: How to Capture In-Camera Double Exposures

Monday, June 25, 2018

#Musicproduction: Don't Forget About Fundamental Skills

Everybody wants to learn how to do the cool stuff.

A fresh martial artist wants to master the fancy spinning kicks rather than the fundamentals.

A fresh skateboarder wants to discover ways to kickflip before learning how to ollie.

And new producers desire to discover ways to make complex, impressive sounding basses before learning how to publish chords.

Essential Questions Of Life - Essentielle Fragen des Lebens #punchline #satire #pointe

Essential Questions Of Life - Essentielle Fragen des Lebens #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: Beauty Lighting Tutorial in a Home Photo Studio

Beginner photographers often spend much of their time fumbling around with lights. Although lighting is a fundamental part of the photographic equation, it can take quite some time to truly understand the basics of how different qualities and quantities of light impact a subject. What many beginners don’t realize is that getting the right lighting doesn’t

#Photography: Beauty Lighting Tutorial in a Home Photo Studio

Sunday, June 24, 2018

#Photography: Get Inspired Without Camera

We've all been there; in a fresh country, a fresh city or just a fresh section of your local town. Camera in hand, you shoot and shoot and shoot as your memory card never generally seems to fill up. It's thrilling and you don't want to waste an instant while there is so much to capture. But what if putting your camera down, even simply for 20 minutes, can allow you to take better photos?

I don't mean leave it unattended. But I really do mean use it away or leave it behind as you get a walk in your brand-new environment.

Consequently Electronic - Konsequent elektronisch #punchline #satire #pointe

Consequently Electronic - Konsequent elektronisch #punchline #satire #pointe

#Poetry: Appearances Are Deceiving

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#Poetry: Appearances Are Deceiving
(Poem by ViennaCC)

The sunset shines on reflective water
It looks like time immideately stops
The wind blows ripples in the golden sand
The morning moon still in dew drops

Heaven holds back power of witchy ecstasy
Magicians wait for wanderers to capture
Vultures circle over extincted volcanoes
A first wanderer emanates the laughter of rapture

#Musicproduction: Samples and Loops #freedownload

Samplescience offer free stuff to music producers. Also interesting for film makers.

#Musicproduction: Samples and Loops #freedownload

Saturday, June 23, 2018

#Musicproduction: Too Much Music Promotion ?

Great music accelerates well-structured marketing efforts.

Quite simply, even the very best marketing cannot replace average music. You might be able to obtain plays, however you aren't going to obtain committed followers, and followers are what you need to thrive in the current industry.

#Photography: Tips For Black & White Portrait Photos

You will find no hiding places in a dark and white portrait. With no distraction from color, the physical characteristics of the topic are revealed. Monochrome exposes intimate details such as for example bone structure, texture, and expression to a much greater level than an equivalent color image. This informative article can help you make the most of the medium and show how to take creative portraits employing a home studio setup.

Successfully capturing a quirky look or expression provides viewer an immediate insight into the subject's world and personality. Black and white photographs create vulnerability, and when we have the ability to see just who the topic is through the image captured, then this can be a sign of a winning portrait. Although this all sounds a little serious, black and white doesn't need to be used only to record austerity. Subtle changes of lighting, like, can transform the mood to romantic, sultry, as well as comical. Black and white is an extremely versatile medium.

Honest Words At Meeting - Wahre Worte bei einem Treffen #punchline #satire #pointe

Honest Words At Meeting - Wahre Worte bei einem Treffen #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: In-Camera Photography Tricks & Techniques

The great thing about digital photography is that you have wide room for creativity once you’re in Photoshop. You can create any kind of effect by playing around with your shots in any way you choose…

#Photography: In-Camera Photography Tricks & Techniques

Friday, June 22, 2018

#Musicproduction: How To Overcome Mixing Routine

In every mix, I find myself smack dab in a horrible realization: I think my handiwork to function as the shoddiest, most terrible job ever performed. I am a fraud in this moment, and you would not be able to convince me otherwise.

But that hardly changes the fact of a deadline: it's there, looming around the corner, and I don't like making the client wait just because I'm locked in an existential dilemma. So through the years, I've developed a grab-bag of techniques to obtain myself over the hump. Some of these are practical, and others are far more psychological. I am hoping they can be of some help.

After The Final Movie Scene - Nach der letzten Szene #punchline #satire #pointe

After The Final Movie Scene - Nach der letzten Szene #punchline #satire #pointe

#Musicproduction: Infected Mushroom and Polyverse release Wider - Free Stereo Effect Plug-in #freedownload

Wider takes the massively popular stereo section from its sibling, Manipulator, and creates the illusion of an expanded stereo image of a mono signal to an awe-inspiring amount of width. However, Wider is a unique stereo plugin in the sense that it is completely “mono-compatible”, meaning that any signal that has been extended will always remain in phase with itself, even if summed to mono.

#Musicproduction: Infected Mushroom and Polyverse release Wider - Free Stereo Effect Plug-in #freedownload

Thursday, June 21, 2018

#Photography: Enforce Your Skills

  • Beware of feeling comfortable
    Don't always stick as to the you know. Never stop challenging yourself and pushing yourself toward something new. You may not always be pleased with the outcomes you receive while experimenting. You may fail at meeting your goals. However, progress isn't possible in the event that you aren't ready to move.

Never Running Away - Niemals davonrennen #punchline #satire #pointe

Never Running Away - Niemals davonrennen #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photoshop: How to Create a Mystic Lady Photo Manipulation - Tutorial

For gothic album cover?
ViennaCC

Learn how manipulate a regular portrait photo into a mystic lady photo manipulation! This Photoshop tutorial will teach you the steps to retouching skin, adding eye and lip makeup, warping a gown ove…

#Photoshop: How to Create a Mystic Lady Photo Manipulation - Tutorial

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

#Musicproduction: Double Tracking To Brush Up Vocals

It's an easy task to believe that precisely what you are able to do creatively in recording and production requires a plug-in.

So for a thin-sounding vocal, you can add EQ, compression, delay, reverb, or harmonic enhancement using some of the several hundred plug-ins that can be found in your DAW.

OK maybe I exaggerate the amount of plug-ins anyone has, but who nowadays doesn't have masses more plug-ins than they require? Or simply understand how to use.

Make Love, Not War!(?) #punchline #satire #pointe

Make Love, Not War!(?) #punchline #satire #pointe

#Poetry: Summer's Burn

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#Poetry: Summer's Burn
(Poem by ViennaCC)

A dwindling world below your weary feet
The turbulent wind lifts you far on high
A voice that cries and wings that fiercely beat
Glide silently through clouds without a sigh

Better to flee your home than be outcast
You soar above red sand, hypnotize
Vanish in rising wind, all sorrows past
Simply trust your runny eyes

#Musicproduction: Riffstation Pro #freedownload

Riffstation, a standalone software application designed for guitar players to practice, learn and create jam tracks easily with the music you already have in your collection, is now free.

#Musicproduction: Riffstation Pro #freedownload