Monday, January 22, 2018

At The Doctor - Beim Doktor #punchline #satire #pointe

At The Doctor - Beim Doktor #punchline #satire #pointe

Sunday, January 21, 2018

#Musicproduction: Ample Sound Updates Free VI Cloudrum to 1.01 #freedownload

#Photography: 2 Methods for Achieving a Perfectly White Photo Background

How do you create a perfectly white wall in your photos? Easy, just pull a few sliders in Photoshop. Now, here’s the challenge. How do you create a perfectly white wall without Photoshop? Beyond Phot…

#Photography: 2 Methods for Achieving a Perfectly White Photo Background

Avatar #punchline #satire #pointe

Avatar #punchline #satire #pointe

Saturday, January 20, 2018

#Photoshop: How to Create a Flying Angel Photo Manipulation in Photoshop - Tutorial

Create this angelic photo manipulation using Smart Filters and drawing techniques! This tutorial will show you how to create a dramatic cloud background, add glowing wings to an angel, and add some p…

#Photoshop: How to Create a Flying Angel Photo Manipulation in Photoshop - Tutorial

#Photography: 5 Tips to Getting the Most out of a Photography Conference

One of the best ways to rapidly improve your photography skills and broaden your photographic community is to attend a photography conference. But, if you’ve never been to a conference before, just t…

#Photography: 5 Tips to Getting the Most out of a Photography Conference

Women's Movement - Frauenbewegung #punchline #satire #pointe

Women's Movement - Frauenbewegung #punchline #satire #pointe

Friday, January 19, 2018

#Photography: How to Set Up a Nighttime Portrait in 9 Seconds

Nine seconds. That’s all the time you have to set up a portrait of the bride and the groom. A tired bride and groom, at that. You have to be precise about the exposure, the light, and the pose. You a…

#Photography: How to Set Up a Nighttime Portrait in 9 Seconds

#Photoshop: 5 Must-Know Photoshop Retouching Tips and Tricks for Photographers

Here are five quick tips for doing retouching in Photoshop that are essential to know. Learn them to do better retouching on your photos. In Photoshop you can use the luminosity of an image (the brig…

#Photoshop: 5 Must-Know Photoshop Retouching Tips and Tricks for Photographers

Movies so Unrealistic - Filme unrealistisch #punchline #satire #pointe

Movies so Unrealistic - Filme unrealistisch #punchline #satire #pointe

Thursday, January 18, 2018

#Photography: The Ultimate Shooting Checklist to Avoid Common Photography Mistakes

Have you ever worked through an entire shoot never realizing that you had the ISO set to 3200? Or have you made the mistake of not changing back after having taken a group shot with a shutter timer d…

#Photography: The Ultimate Shooting Checklist to Avoid Common Photography Mistakes

#Photography: Smartphone Portrait Modes vs. Hasselblad Full Frame Camera

The iPhone X, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and the Google Pixel 2 are some of the latest and the greatest smartphone cameras out there. They handle pretty much all types of light and produce incredible images. But can they compete with “proper” cameras? Marques Brownlee compares smartphone camera portrait modes with the Hasselblad X1D:

#Photography: Smartphone Portrait Modes vs. Hasselblad Full Frame Camera

No Lies - Keine Lügen #punchline #satire #pointe

No Lies - Keine Lügen #punchline #satire #pointe

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

#Photoshop: Urban Ink Photo Effect - Tutorial

Learn how to create this photo effect with just two layers by using all blending options instead of layer masks. This photo effect works great on photos with a simple background. Example Photoshop do…

#Photoshop: Urban Ink Photo Effect - Tutorial

#Photography: Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Mode

Digital photography has given almost anyone with a camera the potential to become a creative photographer. These days even compact cameras offer features that once were only found on ‘serious’ SLR ca…

#Photography: Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Mode

Description of myself - Selbstbeschreibung #punchline #satire #pointe

Description of myself - Selbstbeschreibung #punchline #satire #pointe

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Club Sound 012 Video with UFOs at Cote d'Azur Published #freedownload

Tried inserting 3D objects into footages I took in Cannes. The camera was moving because I did not use a tripod. 3D object is a Cinema 4D object I found on the net.

#Musicproduction: Art Frequencies releases Micro Chaos Delay - Free Max For Live Pitched Delay Effect #freedownload

Micro Chaos Delay is a tiny high quality pitch shifter and delay with the audio treatment working independently on both stereo channels.
In short: Micro Chaos Delay is tiny, funny and forever free.

#Musicproduction: Art Frequencies releases Micro Chaos Delay - Free Max For Live Pitched Delay Effect #freedownload

#Photography: Studio Lighting Explained for Natural Light Photographers

One of the biggest misconceptions in studio photography is that you need the biggest, baddest external lights you can get in order to produce great work. Things can’t be any further from the truth. D…

#Photography: Studio Lighting Explained for Natural Light Photographers

Challenge For Police - Herausforderung für die Polizei #punchline #satire #pointe

Challenge For Police - Herausforderung für die Polizei #punchline #satire #pointe

Monday, January 15, 2018

#Musicproduction: Heavyocity releases “Free Production Loops 2017” featuring NOVO: Modern Strings #freedownload

Heavyocity Media has announced the 2017 release of Free Production Loops - a pack of free loop content built entirely from their virtual instrument, NOVO: Modern Strings.
Like last year's Free Production Loops release, this year's pack delivers another rare opportunity to test and sample content from one of Heavyocity's dynamic cinematic libraries in the form of 380 MB of all-new WAV and Apple Loops files. This is a pack of completely new content, so NOVO owners and non-owners alike can take advantage of this year's Free Production Loops.

#Musicproduction: Heavyocity releases “Free Production Loops 2017” featuring NOVO: Modern Strings #freedownload

#Photography: Invisible Softbox Long Exposure Photography Trick

If you want to start shooting product photography but don’t yet have the right gear, all is not lost. This trick allows you to get a softbox effect for around $20. Leo Rosas demonstrates:

#Photography: Invisible Softbox Long Exposure Photography Trick

Where is my Heaven ? - Wo ist mein Himmel ? #punchline #satire #pointe

Where is my Heaven ? - Wo ist mein Himmel ? #punchline #satire #pointe

Sunday, January 14, 2018

#Creative: How to Reboot Your Creativity with 15-Minute Exercises

Here are four steps to rebooting your creativity and desire to do more photography with some 15-minute simple exercises. I get it, you’ve been at work all day, and it’s been stressful. Maybe there ar…

#Creative: How to Reboot Your Creativity with 15-Minute Exercises

#Photography: Developing Your Eye for Photography

Although there is much pleasure to be derived from taking a technically excellent photograph, there is a strong argument that a truly great shot depends most on your eye. Look at the photographs you …

#Photography: Developing Your Eye for Photography

Will & Way - Wille und Weg #punchline #satire #pointe

Will & Way - Wille und Weg #punchline #satire #pointe

Saturday, January 13, 2018

#Photography: How to Photograph Crockery and Cutlery

In 1928, Andre Kertész took an iconic photo of a fork resting on a bowl. It’s called “La Fourchette”. Despite its simplicity, or maybe because of it, the photo is striking. The separate parts of the …

#Photography: How to Photograph Crockery and Cutlery

#Musicproduction: Modartt releases Organteq Alpha - Physically Modelled Pipe Organ #freedownload

ORGANTEQ Alpha is a new generation physically modelled pipe organ that reproduces the complex behaviour of the organ flue pipe. It is a small organ with a keyboard range of 4 octaves (from F1 to F5) and with 2 stops: a Flute 8' and a Flute 4' (octave). It is provided in standalone mode only and should be regarded as a foretaste of a more advanced commercial version in development, due to be released during 2018.

#Musicproduction: Modartt releases Organteq Alpha - Physically Modelled Pipe Organ #freedownload

Run From Problems - Vor Problemen davonlaufen #punchline #satire #pointe

Run From Problems - Vor Problemen davonlaufen #punchline #satire #pointe

Friday, January 12, 2018

#Photography: A Fresh Look at Learning Photographic Composition

Popular teaching about photographic composition says to learn the rules and then break them. I prefer to encourage the people who join our photography workshops to learn the rules, understand them we…

#Photography: A Fresh Look at Learning Photographic Composition

#Musicproduction: Ignite Amps updates PTEq-X to v1.1.0 and adds VST3 support #freedownload

PTEq-X is a digital emulation of 3 famous vintage passive program equalizers.
It has been developed to have all the characteristics of the original hardware, plus some circuit improvements and additional features to increase its versatility.
Every single component on the signal path of the real analog circuit has been taken into account and modeled in the best possible way to match the original sound, keeping an eye on CPU performance and real-time playability at the same time.
PTEq-X is meant to be used as a studio equalizer for tracking, mixing and mastering inside hosts capable of VST or AU Plug-Ins support.

#Musicproduction: Ignite Amps updates PTEq-X to v1.1.0 and adds VST3 support #freedownload

How to Life - Wie sollte man leben ? #punchline #satire #pointe

How to Life - Wie sollte man leben ? #punchline #satire #pointe

Thursday, January 11, 2018

#Photography: Taking and Processing Fog & Mist Photos

Taking beautiful images of mist and fog can be challenging, but it’s a skill worth learning. Fog and mist usually form during the night and are seen at their best in the early morning as the sun rises. Be prepared to get up early to catch the best shots!

#Photography: Taking and Processing Fog & Mist Photos

#Photoshop: How to Create a Power Scene Photo Manipulation

In this tutorial I'll show you how to use Adobe Photoshop to create a power scene using a variety of photo manipulation techniques. First, we'll build the base environment using images of the sky and…

#Photoshop: How to Create a Power Scene Photo Manipulation

No Money No Problem - Kein Geld kein Problem #punchline #satire #pointe

No Money No Problem - Kein Geld kein Problem #punchline #satire #pointe

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Artificial Intelligence - Künstliche Intelligenz #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: How to Take the Pain Out and Put Personality Into Assembly-Line Photos

Assembly-line photos are a whirlwind of craziness and fun. These can include school dance photos, team sports, drill team, preschool, business headshots, and anything else that involves a whole lot o…

#Photography: How to Take the Pain Out and Put Personality Into Assembly-Line Photos

#Creative: Art Therapy: Paint What You Feel

Do you remember how it felt to paint something as a child? It was a very messy activity, but it was such fun to get creative with all those colors! Well, at least until you started to expect somethin…

#Creative: Art Therapy: Paint What You Feel

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

The World Without Menhood - Die Welt ohne Menschheit #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: Headshot Photography Studio Equipment Setup

How do I start? What type of equipment do I need? Do I have to spend a ton of money? These are some of the questions that plague us when we think about setting up a photography studio for the first t…

#Photography: Headshot Photography Studio Equipment Setup

#Musicproduction: Stone Voices releases Ambient Reverb v4.0 #freedownload

The free high-quality reverberator of "Ambient Reverb" is intended first of all for operation with sound material in a ambient genre, though with success it can be applied also in other musical styles and the directions.
Distinctive feature of a plug-in is the broad range of reverberation time (up to 100 seconds) that allows to receive types of reverberation, different on character, and also an opportunity in a literal sense to freeze sounds, at the same time to receive interesting sound pads, like Frippertronics. The reverberator of "Ambient Reverb" works by the principle of algorithmic reverberation with calculation enough the dense sound reflections on time, allowing to receive realistic reverberation without effect of granularity.

#Musicproduction: Stone Voices releases Ambient Reverb v4.0 #freedownload

Monday, January 8, 2018

What is Happiness - Was ist Glück #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: How to Choose Your First Camera Drone and Skyrocket Your Photography

Maybe you are in love with photography and in the process of turning it into a passion. You might be a professional photographer who’s always searching to improve, or you might just like capturing th…

#Photography: How to Choose Your First Camera Drone and Skyrocket Your Photography

#Musicproduction: Matthieu Brucher releases free ATKColoredExpander v2.0 for Mac & Win #freedownload

Update of ATK Colored Expander based on the Audio Toolkit and JUCE. They are available on Windows (AVX compatible processors) and OS X (min. 10.9, SSE4.2) in different formats.
This plugin requires the universal runtime on Windows, which is automatically deployed with Windows update (see tis discussion on the JUCE forum). If you don’t have it installed, please check Microsoft website.

#Musicproduction: Matthieu Brucher releases free ATKColoredExpander v2.0 for Mac & Win #freedownload

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Thought to Loosing Weight - Gedanken zum Gewichtsverlust #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photography: How to Use Your Camera’s Depth of Field Preview Button

Ever wondered what that tiny, mysterious button located toward the bottom of your camera’s body is for? ZY Productions provides an answer to the age old mystery: Believe it or not, that tiny little b…

#Photography: How to Use Your Camera’s Depth of Field Preview Button

Song of the day: Communication Maloperation

Song of the day: Communication Maloperation
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#Musicproduction: Digital Brain Instruments releases free "vPlayer 2" simple VST/AU Plug-in Host for Mac & Win #freedownload

Digital Brain Instruments has released vPlayer 2, a free standalone software application developed for quick testing new VST/AU instruments without the need to use any DAW.

#Musicproduction: Digital Brain Instruments releases free "vPlayer 2" simple VST/AU Plug-in Host for Mac & Win #freedownload

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Government and Lottery - Regierung und Lotto #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photoshop: How to Create a Sparkling Action

In this tutorial you will learn how to create an amazing magic dust effect. I will try to explain everything in so much detail that everyone can create it, even those who have just opened Photoshop f…

#Photoshop: How to Create a Sparkling Action

#Musicproduction: Full Bucket Music releases free FB-3200 Synthesizer for Windows and macOS #freedownload

Full Bucket Music has released FB-3200, a software instrument for Microsoft Windows (VST) and Apple macOS (VST/AU) simulating the Korg PS-3200 Polyphonic Synthesizer from 1978. It is written in native C++ code for high performance and low CPU consumption.

#Musicproduction: Full Bucket Music releases free FB-3200 Synthesizer for Windows and macOS #freedownload

Friday, January 5, 2018

How to Become Famouse - Wie man berühmt wird #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photoshop: Create an Alluring and Magical Forest Photo Manipulation - Tutorial

This tutorial will show you how to create a dark, mystic photo manipulation. Along the way you will learn some interesting tricks and techniques such as working with tree branches and ivies, advanced…

#Photoshop: Create an Alluring and Magical Forest Photo Manipulation - Tutorial

#Musicproduction: LinuxSampler 2.1.0 released for Linux, macOS and Windows #freedownload

The LinuxSampler project was founded in 2002 with the goal to produce a free, streaming capable open source pure software audio sampler with high stability, efficiency and very low latency, providing professional grade features, comparable to both hardware and commercial Windows/Mac software samplers and to introduce new features not yet available by any other sampler in the world.

#Musicproduction: LinuxSampler 2.1.0 released for Linux, macOS and Windows #freedownload

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Free will - Der freie Wille #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photoshop: How to Know What to do and Where to Start with Photo Editing

Do you struggle to know what to do with your images in post-processing? Do you know where to start with photo editing? Can you relate to this? I recently received a message for help from another phot…

#Photoshop: How to Know What to do and Where to Start with Photo Editing

#Photography: Putting the Fine Art into Travel Photography

“Fine Art” when it comes to travel photography is not an often used term and few photographers define themselves as “fine art travel photographers”. Genre definitions in photography can be highly sub…

#Photography: Putting the Fine Art into Travel Photography

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Meditation #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photoshop: How to Create an Electrifyingly Patriotic Manipulation in Photoshop - Tutorial

Learn how to create this intense photo manipulation of a guy shooting lightning from his hands. In this tutorial you will learn various blending and lightning techniques. You will create an intense p…

#Photoshop: How to Create an Electrifyingly Patriotic Manipulation in Photoshop - Tutorial

#Photography: 7 Tips to Improve Your Street Photography

Street photography is probably one of the most difficult genres of photography to get into. Just the getting into bit is difficult because of the inhibitions. The whole idea of having to stand in fro…

#Photography: 7 Tips to Improve Your Street Photography

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tax Reduction in Paradise - Steuerabschreibung im Paradies #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photoshop: How to Create This Mystical Scene and Add Makeup to a Girl in Photoshop - Tutorial

Learn how to create this artwork of a mysterious lady in desolate environment with Photoshop! This tutorial will teach you how to place a model into a mystic landscape, apply makeup to her, and add m…

#Photoshop: How to Create This Mystical Scene and Add Makeup to a Girl in Photoshop - Tutorial

#Photography: Photographing the Micro Landscape

When I began making pictures of the landscape, it was always the big picture that mattered. And I suppose it’s the same for most of us. It was a case of taking a few exposures and then moving on to t…

#Photography: Photographing the Micro Landscape

Monday, January 1, 2018

Men And Feelings - Männer und Gefühle #punchline #satire #pointe

#Photoshop: How to Create a Mountainous Matte Painting in Photoshop - Tutorial

Learn how to create this landscape matte painting with Photoshop! This tutorial will show you how create our own mountain scene by arranging multiple stocks together and blending them correctly using layer masks and adjustment layers. You will also learn effective techniques for adding waterfalls and mist.

#Photoshop: How to Create a Mountainous Matte Painting in Photoshop - Tutorial

#Photography: Tips for Photographing Reflections to Create Stunning Images

It can’t be denied. There’s something special about reflections that makes them a unique aspect of photography. Maybe it’s because a reflection just like a photograph is a gateway to another world, p…

#Photography: Tips for Photographing Reflections to Create Stunning Images