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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Today's Top Links 20130101

 #Music production: u-he releases #free Podolski synth for Mac & Win VST, VST3 & AU (incl. 64-bit) [Win|Mac|VST|AU]
#Music production: Tek'it Audio updates Genobazz #free bass synthesizer plug-in to 2.3 [Win|VST]
#Music production:
LiquidSonics - Reverberate | Convolution Reverb for VST, RTAS and AU
#Music production:
Recording Impulse Responses
#Music production:
Collect Sounds Like Fireflies in the ‘Re: Sound Bottle,’ a Device that Creates Your Own Personal Soundtrack
#Music production:
Why Does Music Move Us So? – Phenomena: Only Human
#Music production:
Creating the Spaces of Ambience
#Music production:
Creating a Pop Song Part 3: Song Form

#Photoshop:
Headless Portraits From the 19th Century
#Photoshop:
Size Matters: Changing Proportions of Everyday Objects by Franck Allais (funny new world)
#Photoshop:
The Small Stuff - TipSquirrel
#Photoshop:
Creating Toxic Waste Effects
#Photoshop:
Creating "Hobbit" Type in Photoshop and Illustrator
#Photoshop:
Create Abstract Shining Text Effect with Groovy Font in PS
#Photoshop:
10 Best 3D Photoshop Text Effects
#Photoshop:
35 Photoshop Tutorials to Create Surreal Artwork (are you a PS - Salvador Dali?)
#Photoshop:
Which is better - Photoshop or Illustrator? | Adobe (i use PS, but only coz i don't know Ill)
#Photoshop:
The Photo Composites of Commercial Photographer Dave Hill
#Photoshop:
30 Fresh PSD Website Templates for Free Download
#Photoshop:
Recreating Bar Code by Using Photoshop (nice, but what for - unless your band's name is BARCODE)
#Photoshop:
#Tutorial: How to Create a Wet-Plate Look Photography Using Photoshop
#Photoshop:
Creating Unusual Advertising (unusual is always good)
#Photoshop:
Chained Text Effect Tutorial

#SocialMedia:
3 Reasons You Should Quit Social Media In 2013 - Forbes (dig this!)
#SocialMedia:
12 Principles for Responding to Negative Online Comments (i never deleted negative comments - it's an opinion)

#Writing:
5 Other Online Dictionaries

WoW (Words of wisdom the world is waiting for):

50% of knowledge you get at school you will never need. This 50% is only 20% knowledge you need for life. The problem is, you find out much later what 50% you don't need and what the missing 80% are.

If you want something you never had, you have to do something you never did.

Some hot music is so cool, so cool, man.

Monday, December 31, 2012

Today's Top Links 20121231

#AfterEffects:
Make a Colorful Flowering Logo Repeater Using Expressions
#AfterEffects:
My Photography Gift (#Free AE Template) Photo Portfolio

#Guitar:
Fingerstyle Part 2 : Malaguena
#Guitar:
Guitar Tricks | Lessons @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com
#Guitar:
5 Ways To Ruin Your Blues Guitar Solo (5 ways out of hundreds…)
#Guitar:
Online Guitar Lessons
#Guitar:
Great Guitar Song and Chord Sites, Plus Ideas for Beginners and Beyond
#Guitar:
Guitar Riff: The Sound Of James Bond
#Guitar:
Guitar drop rings in New Years » Night & Day » Niagara Gazette

#Music production:
10 Tips and Tricks for Starting and Finishing Tracks

#Photography:
Outdoor Corporate Portrait Photography Tips & Techniques –
#Photography:
A step-by-step plan for becoming a better photographer in 2013

#Photoshop:
Create a Futuristic Sci-Fi Scene Using 3D Models
#Photoshop:
3D Photoshop Action Stitch Leather Effect (3D-Effects)
#Photoshop:
41 Nicest Photoshop Photo Effects [Photoshop Tutorials]
#Photoshop:
How to Cheat with Visualization in Photoshop
#Photoshop:
Introduction To Sharpening - Part One: The Basics
#Photoshop:
Abstract Fireworks • IceflowStudios Design Training
#Photoshop:
Make a Soft Grunge Product Ad Design in Photoshop
#Photoshop:
25 Awesome Photoshop Feather Brushes for Inspiration
#Photoshop:
#Free Download: 40 Exclusive Photoshop Patterns
#Photoshop:
Turn your Photo into a Cool Photorealistic Caricature (looks like Jekyll & Hyde)
#Photoshop:
Complexia – the most complex illustrations in the world – Neil Duerden
#Photoshop:
Create Abstract Shining Text Effect with Groovy Font in PS
#Photoshop:
Rusted Steel – Background Textures
#Photoshop:
9 smart ways for designers to save money (and your limited band budget)
#Photoshop:
Free Photoshop Styles for Cool Text Effects (ASL + PSD)
#Photoshop:
100 #Free Photoshop Brushes For Designers
#Photoshop:
100 #Free Photoshop Brushes For Designers
#Photoshop:
Learn to Create Party Text Effect (if you don't have a plugin)
#Photoshop:
How to Create a 3D Button on Photoshop? (pah, for beginners)
#Photoshop:
Design a Silhouette Style Flyer in Photoshop
#Photoshop:
How to make a magical Tolkien world
#Photoshop:
15 Useful Photoshop Photo Effects
#Photoshop:
How to Paint a Furry Cartoon Character in Photoshop
#Photoshop:
Create an Portrait Artwork with Autumn Colors
#Photoshop:
Recreating Magnifying Glass in Photoshop
#Photoshop:
Learn to Create Effect of Rapid Movement on Photoshop
#Photoshop:
How to Create this “Into the Wild” Photo Manipulation in Photoshop
#Photoshop:
Create Instagram's Mayfair Effect using Photoshop
#Photoshop:
How to Create Mental Sphere
#Photoshop:
100 #Free Photoshop Actions (And How to Make Your Own)
#Photoshop:
Create an Awesome Floating Face Manipulation with Fiery Hair in PS
#Photoshop:
Darken Overexposed Photos With The Multiply Blend Mode In Photoshop
#Photoshop:
Learn to Create Beautiful Lines of Different Shapes

#SocialMedia:
Your Social Media Marketing Blueprint | Social Media Marketing Tips and Wordpress Website Design
#SocialMedia:
Shy of the Social Media Spotlight? Get Over It. - Dorie Clark - Harvard Business Review

#Writing:
5 Parallelism Problems in Sentence Structure
#Writing:
The Word of the Year for 2012

WoW (Words of wisdom the world is waiting for):

Sit back a moment and be thankful that spiders don't fly

OMG! Only 360 days to Christmas and I do not have one gift!

Feelings may change with the time, memories don't change.

If you want to read my mind I ask you: are you prepared for the awful truth?

Friday, December 28, 2012

Today's Top Links 20121228

#AfterEffects:
Getting started with After Effects (CS4, CS5, CS5.5, & CS6) « After Effects region of interest

#Music production:
The Most Exciting Audio Advancements of the Year
#Music production:
3 Questions I Always Ask When Using EQ
#Music production:
20 Tips On Using Effects In The Mix

#Photography:
Tip #6: Making Your Subjects Look Better
#Photography:
Tip #49: Improving Macro Photography By Using a Flash
#Photography:
Tip #27: Specialize to Succeed
#Photography:
Tip #29: Seeking a Critique
#Photography:
Tip #46: Boost Your Creativity — Use a Different Lens Today
#Photography:
Familiar Places – Photo Tip
#Photography:
Tutorials TV: 1000s of Free Photoshop Video Tutorials -
#Photography:
Quick Tip 113 – Dramatic City Photography
#Photography:
15 Inspiring Image Collections from 2012

#Photoshop:
How to Work With Slices in Photoshop
#Photoshop:
15 Amazing Photoshop Poster Tutorials | CollegeGFX - Education 2.0 for designers !
#Photoshop:
te Painting Tutorial - Produce an Elaborate Matte Painting
#Photoshop:
Mind-Blowing Colored Pencil Drawings by Mário Freire (mind blowing? blast it with a pencil?)
#Photoshop:
Creating Long Exposure Sky Effects in Photoshop
#Photoshop:
Photo Editing - Remove Distracting Objects or Blemishes in 60 seconds!
#Photoshop:
How to Create This Freezing Cold Portrait Photo Manipulation in Photoshop
#Photoshop:
Create a Winter Wonderland in Photoshop • IceflowStudios
#Photoshop:
Creating Northern Sky in Photoshop (George Harrison would sing "but it's only a northern sky")
#Photoshop:
Optimizing images for websites on Photoshop CS5 (for your band website)

#SocialMedia:
Top 75 Apps for Enhancing Your Facebook Page

#Writing:
The Meanings of “Like”

WoW (Words of wisdom the world is waiting for):

Cocktail parties are nothing but taking small portions of food and having small talk about small things.

What the new year will bring? The same like last year except the things that are new.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Today's Top Links 20121227

 #AfterEffects:
Creating a Total Recall in Cinema 4D and After Effects
#AfterEffects:
Basics on how to Color Correct/Grade Your Footage in After Effects

#Guitar:
Hole Notes: Examining Paul McCartney’s “Two-Finger” Magic in “Blackbird” (demystifying #Beatles?)
#Guitar:
20 Tips On Recording Guitars

#Music production:
Creating a Pop Song Part 2: Tempo

#Photography:
Ski Photography Portrait Session from Start to Finish
#Photography:
Meet The Photographers Who Write For Digital Photography School
#Photography:
I’m a ‘Typical Photographer’ and This Is How Much I Post Process (not me, that's the article's title)

#Photoshop:
Supercolortuts | Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator Tutorials, Tips and Freebies
#Photoshop:
Video Tutorial: 5 Reasons Why You Should Use Smart Objects
#Photoshop:
Free Photoshop Layer Styles – Fruits Text Styles
#Photoshop:
5 Places where to look out for Photoshop Actions
#Photoshop:
New Brush Features in Photoshop CS6
#Photoshop:
Creating the Zooming Effect using “Radial Blur” In Photoshop | (good effect. I once tried this with zooming on my camera)
#Photoshop:
30 Free Photoshop Fireworks Brushes (paint with fireworks? Crazy)
#Photoshop:
Retro Speedart by MartijnGFX (good old 60s)
#Photoshop:
25 Awesome Photoshop Feather Brushes for Inspiration
#Photoshop:
Create a 3D Flowery Text Effect
#Photoshop:
Secrets: Convert type to shape in Photoshop
#Photoshop:
How to add Polaroid Style Photo Frame in Photoshop CS6
#Photoshop:
How to create Instagram “RISE” effect in Photoshop CS6
#Photoshop:
Retouch a Flat Photo within 1 minute using Photoshop CS6
#Photoshop:
Changing Specific Color Using Photoshop CS6
#Photoshop:
Fun With Photoshop
#Photoshop:
The Effect of Music Notes on Flowers
#Photoshop:
What is Channels in Photoshop and how to use it
#Photoshop:
How to add Smoke Effect » TrickyPhotoshop (they have interesting artivles)
#Photoshop:
Crop Photo with Round Edges

#SocialMedia:
Is Social Media Making Us Less Social? (maybe it makes me less social but more media)

WoW (Words of wisdom the world is waiting for):
A tottoo that really hurts? If someone spells it "t a t o u"

Yesterday there was a flashing. But there was no thunder, it was simply a damn good idea. If I could only remember...

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Today's Top Links 20121226

 #AfterEffects:
3D Building Fragmentation and Compositing – Part 2
#AfterEffects:
5 Handy Adobe After Effects Filters You Should Know
#AfterEffects:
3D Building Fragmentation and Compositing – Part 1

#Guitar:
An Easier Bass Multiple Chord Technique
#Guitar:
Fretboard: Introduction
#Guitar:
Easier To Learn Guitar Left Handed Due to The Mirror Effect? LeftyFretz (Sir Paul McCartney learned guitar that way)
#Guitar:
10 tips for better recorded acoustic guitar sound
#Guitar:
Let’s Make These Chords Work
#Guitar:
Guide To Different Electric Guitars And Their Tones
#Guitar:
Soundslice Will Revolutionize How Guitarists Learn From YouTube

#Music production: Lost in 70's updates #FREE Devil's Tube Spring (V1.2) for Windows [Win|VST]
#Music production: ifoundasound updates LiveProfessor and LiveProfessor #Free to v1.0.3 [Win|VST]
#Music production: SoundOutTheBox releases XTrack EQ32 v1.0.0 for Windows VST2 / VST3 (#Free) [Win|VST
#Music production:
Sample Magic #Free #Christmas Pack

#Photography:
Making Photo Slideshow for #Christmas Easily
#Photography:
Best Free #Christmas Vectors for Holiday Design
#Photography:
Making Of 'Hidden Passage' by Eva Kedves
#Photography:
How to Create a Hyper-Lapse Photography Sequence Around a Building –
#Photography:
10 Awesome Photo Editing Online Services

#Photoshop:
Making Of 'Victorian Street Concept' by Andy Walsh
#Photoshop:
Making Of 'Victorian Voodoo' by Jenny Healy
#Photoshop:
Making Of 'The Lightning Mage' by Arno Schmitz
#Photoshop:
Create a Realistic Photo Composite From a Sketch
#Photoshop:
Create Your Own Snowflakes
#Photoshop:
Created a Dynamic Inverted Color Effect
#Photoshop:
35 Flashing Photoshop Fish Brushes (paint with fishes?)
#Photoshop:
40 #Free Beautiful Photoshop Bokeh Brushes
#Photoshop:
30 Brilliant Photoshop Fireworks Brushes
#Photoshop:
Create a Wooden Social Media Icon Quickly with Photoshop (a wooden what?)
#Photoshop:
An Easy Eye Enhancing Tip - TipSquirrel
#Photoshop:
Adobe Photoshop CS6 digital classroom - #Free PDF eBook download
#Photoshop:
Fascinating Watercolor Effect In Photoshop Tutorial
#Photoshop:
40 Photoshop Mistakes (yet another catastrophy)
#Photoshop:
Realistic Letterpress Effect in Photoshop
#Photoshop:
Collage Tutorial multiple images in Photoshop
#Photoshop:
How to Achieve Miniature Effect via Photoshop (another article about tilt-effect)
#Photoshop:
Create a 3D Flowery Text Effect
#Photoshop:
50+ Awesome 2013 Calendar Designs
#Photoshop:
99 Creative Logo Designs for Inspiration (do you have a logo for your band?)
#Photoshop:
100 Fresh & #Free Packs of Photoshop Brushes You Should Have in 2012 (fresh&free soudns like a young shark)
#Photoshop:
Photo To Colored Dot Pattern With Photoshop
#Photoshop:
Photoshopping Reality

#SocialMedia:
Why Do You Use Social Media?

#Writing:
5 Types of Specialized Dictionaries
#Writing:
7 Packaging Label Errors
#Writing:
5 Tips for Writing Prospecting Emails that Get Replies - RainToday

WoW (Words of wisdom the world is waiting for):
If you sing in the shower keep it for yourself. If you perform under the shower go on stage.

Mosquitos should suck fat, not blood.

Why do people who are phoning in the sub let everybody know their problems while people who hear music don't let me participate?

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Christmas in Vienna - fog in suburbs

Morning in Vienna. Fog in the streets. Somewhere Christkind or Weihnachtsmann (Santa Claus) is doing her or his job. But noone can see them. Too much fog. Deep hanging clouds are covering Vienna. It's not cold, 6C. The weather forecast said: 7C, fog, no ice, no snow. Bright lights are in the City, but here in the suburban area it's grey in grey.
Walking along. Noone else in the streets. I hear the bus approaching. Then lights appear from the dark. And moves into the grey.
Alone in the streets again.
Daily life in Vienna. But it's Christmas, it's Christmas!