Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Words on Tombstone - Worte am Grabstein #punchline #satire #pointe

My tombstone will read: If you can inherit, you also can pour.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Auf meinem Grabstein wird stehen: Wer erben kann, der kann auch gießen.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Musicproduction: Yooz Music releases Yooz BL-303 v2.0 #freedownload

The 303 was originally created in the beginning of the 80’s as a replacement for base guitarists. It didn’t get much success since it didn’t do the job it was meant to and was taken from the shelves two years later. In the end of the 80’s when the house and techno music started to pop up the device was rediscovered and got famous for it’s uniquely acid wobbly sound.
Now you can get this classic sound for FREE.

#Musicproduction: Yooz Music releases Yooz BL-303 v2.0 #freedownload

#Musicproduction: Full Bucket Music Ports Nabla to Mac OS X (Free) #freedownload

Full Bucket Music has ported Nabla to Mac OS X (VST/AU).
Nabla is a software instrument for Microsoft Windows (VST) and Apple macOS (VST/AU) simulating the Korg Delta DL-50 Strings Synthesizer from 1979. Is is written in native C++ code for high performance and low CPU consumption.

#Musicproduction: Full Bucket Music Ports Nabla to Mac OS X (Free) #freedownload

Monday, December 11, 2017

Lingual Mission Impossible #punchline #satire #pointe

The impossible sentence: I lie now!
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Der unmögliche Satz: Ich lüge jetzt!
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Photography: Film Noir Portrait Photo Tips in Home Studio

One of photography’s most alluring qualities is its ability to transform our ordinary world into something extraordinary. With a camera in hand, bringing to life one’s imagination becomes a real poss…

#Photography: Film Noir Portrait Photo Tips in Home Studio

#Musicproduction: BeatMaker releases Horror Box for Mac & Win #freedownload

BeatMaker has released Horror Box, a Free Rompler Plugin to create terrifying sound passages. The user can combine the nine presets included with the four layers to get new and spectral sounds.

#Musicproduction: BeatMaker releases Horror Box for Mac & Win #freedownload

#Photoshop: How to Create a Cerberus Photo Manipulation

Cerberus is a three-headed dog from Greek mythology, the guard of the gates of Underworld. While he's usually pictured as a furious, blood-thirsty beast, I like to think of him as a good dog just doi…

#Photoshop: How to Create a Cerberus Photo Manipulation

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Song of the day: Why Don't We Make It

Song of the day: Why Don't We Make It
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Click here for preview

Self-Affirmation - Selbstbestätigung #punchline #satire #pointe

We all seek self-affirmation where we can believe and do not have to doubt.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Wir alle suchen Selbstbestätigung, wo wir glauben können und nicht zweifeln müssen.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Photoshop: How to Create a Low Poly Art Self Portrait Tutorial

This tutorial is made by Breno Bitencourt who is from Brazil and is a Graphic Designer. Low Poly is a technique that eventually used for making 3D models and scenes for video games. We hope you will …

#Photoshop: How to Create a Low Poly Art Self Portrait Tutorial

#Musicproduction: Stone Voices updates Marazmator to v2.3 #freedownload

VSTi-plugin «Marazmator», is the virtual synthesizer creating unusual sound forms. The subject of sounds strikes with the variety, it both sound space plots, and the natural phenomena, sounds of technical character (engines, mechanisms, the tool and тп), different voices, and sound objects which are simply not giving in to any description. The synthesizer can be used in different genres and the directions to the modern electronic and experimental music such as: Ambient, Chillout, Industrial, Noise, Dub, Jungle, Drum'n'Bass, Trance and so forth. It can be used as the generator of special effects in audio tracks for different applications, games, theatrical performances, movies (documentary, a fantasy, mysticism тп). With its help it is possible how to create the very long on time morfiruyemy sound forms, and rhythmic repeating - loops (Loop). We hope that by means of this plug-in you will be able to bring new sound forms which will surprise listeners to this world, will make your music more various and more interesting!

#Musicproduction: Stone Voices updates Marazmator to v2.3 #freedownload

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Burning Fat - Fettverbrennung #punchline #satire #pointe

Sports? Barbecuing is the most effective form of burning fat.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Sport? Grillen ist die effektivste Form der Fettverbrennung.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

International Film Festival Milan 2017

Awarded at International Film Festival Milan 2017 for Best Editing of a Short Movie.

My short report about International Film Festival Milan 2017 with interviews with managers. http://www.filmfestinternational.com/

#Photography: What is Pareidolia and how to use it in Your Photography

Do you often see faces in inanimate objects? Maybe an old man in a fluffy cloud or a toothy grin smiling back at you from the rear of a car? Most people have never heard of pareidolia but almost ever…

#Photography: What is Pareidolia and how to use it in Your Photography

#Photography: Why it's a Good Idea to Take Lots of Photos

Take lots of photos. Lots and lots of photos. Make mistakes. Lots of them. The more photos you take and the more mistakes you make, the better the photographer you will become. I’m not encouraging yo…

#Photography: Why it's a Good Idea to Take Lots of Photos

#Photoshop: How to Make and Use Layers in Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 14 13 12 11 Tutorial

In this tutorial I show you how to use Layers in Adobe Photoshop Elements. The BEST way to learn Photoshop Elements is with my complete training courses along with my YouTube projects. It is the perf…

#Photoshop: How to Make and Use Layers in Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 14 13 12 11 Tutorial

Friday, December 8, 2017

Twitter Kills Abbr. - Twitter: Das Ende für Abkürzungen #punchline #satire #pointe

Twitter allows 280 instead of 140 characters as before. Language experts wants to keep shortcuts. With abbr. you could later deny the message: KMA can also be called "kiss my aunt"
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Twitter erlaubt 280 statt wie bisher 140 Zeichen. Hüter der dt. Sprache wollen Abkürzungen erhalten. Mit Abk. konnte man später die Message abstreiten: LMAO kann auch heissen "Lass Mutter am Ofen"
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Musicproduction: Xhip Synthesizer and Effects released for Linux & MacOS #freedownload

Aciddose has released native VST ports of Xhip Synthesizer and the Xhip Effects bundle for Linux and MacOS as alpha versions.

#Musicproduction: Xhip Synthesizer and Effects released for Linux & MacOS #freedownload

#Photography: How to Express Portrait Emotion with Light

“The worst thing an artist can get is indifference,” claims veteran photographer Jay P Morgan. Most photographers share this sentiment. Ideally, you want your images to evoke some sort of emotion or …

#Photography: How to Express Portrait Emotion with Light

Thursday, December 7, 2017

No Beauty Craze - Kein Schönheitswahn #punchline #satire #pointe

No interest in the beauty craze. I like to watch my armpit hair grow.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Kein Interesse am Schönheitswahn. Ich sehe gern meinen Achselhaaren beim Wachsen zu.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Musicproduction: Soundtoys releases Outer Limits Preset Expander for the Soundtoys Effect Rack #freedownload

Outer Limits is a FREE collection of 67 presets designed to turn any audio into strange and frightening sounds, spacey sci-fi soundscapes, and mutated audio oddities. This preset expander uses the virtually limitless power of the Soundtoys Effect Rack to take sound design to alternate realities. Perfect for movies, TV, games, or that far out song intro you’ve been searching for.

#Musicproduction: Soundtoys releases Outer Limits Preset Expander for the Soundtoys Effect Rack #freedownload

#Photography: 7 Tips to Get More Creative Photos of Well-Known Landmarks

Photographing landmark buildings when you visit a new place, or even places closer to home is a great way to get stand out photos. Often the architectural beauty of the natural or man-made landmark w…

#Photography: 7 Tips to Get More Creative Photos of Well-Known Landmarks

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Pro TV #punchline #satire #pointe

Game shows on TV bring me on the way. At least if I can not fall asleep.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Spielshows im Fernsehen bringen mich weiter. Zumindest wenn ich nicht einschlafen kann.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Photography: 5 Tips for Mastering Shadows in Your Photography

Walking into a dimly lit room can be a photographer’s worse nightmare. Dark walls, low lighting, and weird shadows are enough to give even the calmest photographer a case of anxiety. Does this sound …

#Photography: 5 Tips for Mastering Shadows in Your Photography

#Photography: Photo Lighting: Things You Should Know

Light. We can’t take photos without it, and yet it seems poorly understood by many photographers. Something that has such influence on our photos deserves an understanding of its basic characteristic…

#Photography: Photo Lighting: Things You Should Know

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

ViennaCC awarded on International Film Festival Milan 2017


ViennaCC awarded for Best Editing of a Short Film at International Film Festival Milan 2017 for music video What Happened Here

Here the short trailer:

What is Fiction - Was ist Fiktion #punchline #satire #pointe*

Fiction is an accepted lie.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Fiktion ist die akzeptierte Lüge.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Photography: Digital Workflow Walkthrough for Beauty Photography

Have you ever wondered what goes into producing a high-fashion photo shoot? Of course, the success of a commercial production depends on attention to detail and careful consideration on how to best s…

#Photography: Digital Workflow Walkthrough for Beauty Photography

#Musicproduction: ocenaudio Audio Editor updated to v3.3.2 #freedownload

ocenaudio, the free audio editor application for macOS, Windows, and Linux, has been updated to v3.3.2.

#Musicproduction: ocenaudio Audio Editor updated to v3.3.2 #freedownload

#Photoshop: How to Create an Emotional Soft-Tone Photo Manipulation - Tutorial

Create this emotional blue-tone photo manipualtion of a woman in a forest with flying petals. This tutorial uses few resources and will show you how to use techniques such as dodging and burning to c…

#Photoshop: How to Create an Emotional Soft-Tone Photo Manipulation - Tutorial

Monday, December 4, 2017

So Dull - So lähmend #punchline #satire #pointe

It's so dull to find something ok that the others would not find ok.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Es ist so lähmend, wenn ich etwas ok finden soll, was die anderen nicht ok finden würden.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Musicproduction: MeldaProduction releases effect MSpectralPan #freedownload

MSpectralPan: A unique plugin which lets you apply a panorama to each frequency individually.
Free download

#Musicproduction: MeldaProduction releases effect MSpectralPan #freedownload

#Photography: 10 Tips to Improve Your Photography & Camera Skills

I am always looking for a way to convey a message in my photography. That often means finding a bizarre angle, a lower vantage point, or simply getting closer. But all in all, every photograph is abo…

#Photography: 10 Tips to Improve Your Photography & Camera Skills

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Song of the day: When Angels Cry

Song of the day: When Angels Cry
Click here for lyrics
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Where To Have Holidays? - Wo Urlaub machen? #punchline #satire #pointe

Every year, 25k - 30k people die from firearms in the US. That's one hundred times more than Americans die in Afghanistan. So where should you go on vacation?
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
In den USA sterben jährlich 25k - 30k Menschen durch Schusswaffen. Das ist hundert mal mehr als Amerikaner in Afghanistan sterben. Wo sollte man also Urlaub machen?
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Photoshop: How to Create a Gothic Photo Manipulation of a Brave Warrior in Photoshop - Tutorial

Learn how to make this gothic photo manipulation. You will know, how to play with colors on every image, how to draw lights and shadows here and how to manage glows in this work. I will show, how to …

#Photoshop: How to Create a Gothic Photo Manipulation of a Brave Warrior in Photoshop - Tutorial

#Photography: How to Show a Sense of Scale in Your Photography

Picture this: You’re standing in front of an awe-inspiring natural wonder, a giant mountain or an extraordinary monument. Eagerly, you raise your camera to your eye and *click* you snap a shot. There…

#Photography: How to Show a Sense of Scale in Your Photography

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Minimalism Makes You Feel Good - Besser leben durch Minimalismus #punchline #satire #pointe

Trend to minimalism. If there are too many things in a room, you are sleeping badly. That makes stress. All these things oblige to use or at least explain why you do not throw the stuff to the trash. And that stuff costs money. Also a stress factor. Without the stuff you save nerves, time and money.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Trend zum Minimalismus. Wenn in einem Raum zu viele Dinge herumliegen schläft man schlecht. Das macht Stress. All diese Dinge verpflichten zur Verwendung oder zumindest zur Rechtfertigung warum man das Zeug nicht zum Müll wirft. Und das Zeug kostet Geld. Ebenfalls ein Stressfaktir. Ohne das Zeug spart man Nerven, Zeit und Geld.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Photoshop: Photoshop Tutorial How to go from Boring to Amazing Light Landscapes Photography

To get my source files, sign up at: http://bit.ly/source-files-316 In this tutorial I will show you how you can change the sky and add some light to make a boring photo into a beautiful dramatic land…

#Photoshop: Photoshop Tutorial How to go from Boring to Amazing Light Landscapes Photography

#Musicproduction: beatassist.eu releases free BitMeex - DJing/Mixing VSTi for Windows #freedownload

beatassist.eu has releases BitMeex, a DJing/Mixing VSTi that is designed for beginners, but it can be controlled and also be a tool for any user.
It loads .wav and .aif files into two virtual decks and allows the user to mix the tracks. It can process some effects like filter and flanger, delay and reverb.

#Musicproduction: beatassist.eu releases free BitMeex - DJing/Mixing VSTi for Windows #freedownload

#Musicproduction: Wavesfactory updates Music Box and Clock - Free Kontakt Instruments #freedownload

Wavesfactory has updated two of its free Kontakt instruments, Music Box and Clock.
The update includes de-noised samples, new animated user interface rendered in 3D and a new script that features the new Advanced Rack Effects, being able to add any DSP effect. This effect system is also used in Legacy Drums and it will gradually be added to all instruments and new ones as well.

#Musicproduction: Wavesfactory updates Music Box and Clock - Free Kontakt Instruments #freedownload

Friday, December 1, 2017

High Tech For Love - Hochtechnologie für die Liebe #punchline #satire #pointe

Saliva tester with every bar entrance and a duty at speed dating.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)

Speicheltester bei jedem Bareingang und Pflicht bei Speed-Dating.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Photoshop: Romantic Glow Tutorial

Looking to add a little magic to your photos? With a little help from Photoshop, it’s possible with just a few clicks. In the following tutorial, PhotoshopCAFE founder Colin Smith takes viewers step …

#Photoshop: Romantic Glow Tutorial

#Musicproduction: AngelicVibes releases Free Vox Chops Sample Pack #freedownload

With vocal samples getting more popular in today’s music, and it being nearly impossible to find free vocal chops online, we decided to give you a free vox chops sample pack. Inside this pack, you get 19 vocal chops that you can use within your beats. These vocals can be used in many genres such as Trap, Hip Hop, Dubstep and more! All samples are BPM and key labeled so you can easily integrate them into your music or make brand new beats out of them. You are going to love these.
  • 19 Free Vox Chops
  • Bpm & Key Labeled
  • 100% Royalty Free
#Musicproduction: AngelicVibes releases Free Vox Chops Sample Pack #freedownload

Thursday, November 30, 2017

No Anmal Experiments Anymore - Keine Tierversuche mehr #punchline #satire #pointe

Success for animal rights activists: No more animal experiments in condom production.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)

Erfolg für Tierschützer: Keine Tierversuche mehr bei der Kondomherstellung.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Photoshop: How to Stack Sequential Action Shots

Because photography is a stationary medium, one of the most difficult challenges any photographer faces is that of conveying movement. Through years of experimentation, people have come up with a var…

#Photoshop: How to Stack Sequential Action Shots

#Photography: How to Take Interesting Photos in Uninteresting Places

Having spent the past several months traveling extensively to some pretty exciting places, coming back home to small-town suburbia was a rude awakening for me to say the least. I was so used to havin…

#Photography: How to Take Interesting Photos in Uninteresting Places

#Musicproduction: UVI updates UVI Workstation to v2.6.15 and Falcon to v1.4.1 #freedownload

Website also German available
ViennaCC

UVI Workstation is a completely free multi-timbral instrument that provides unlimited parts, integrated effects, live performance features, and a smooth real-time workflow. With the newest version, we’ve added powerful new features that help make your music production experience more efficient and enjoyable.
Falcon: The Most Complete Hybrid Instrument Available Mix and modulate samples, synthesis modules, fx and more in todays most extensive and streamlined hybrid instrument

#Musicproduction: UVI updates UVI Workstation to v2.6.15 and Falcon to v1.4.1 #freedownload

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

#Photography: 12 Tips for Better Nighttime Event Photography

There’s no way around it: doing nighttime event photography is tricky. Festivals, ceremonies, parties, and parades involve fast action, difficult lighting conditions, and hectic environments. It’s no…

#Photography: 12 Tips for Better Nighttime Event Photography

Moon Flight Impossible Today - Mondflug heute unmöglich #punchline #satire #pointe*

In 1961, John F Kennedy said, "We choose to go to the Moon in this decade..." That happened after 8 years. That was visionary. Today a controller would prevent it because of the costs. Attorneys would fight patent litigation, computer experts would defend hacker attacks, sustainability officers would write concepts on waste disposal, and equality policy officers would demand political correctness.
=> JFK Moon Speech
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)

1961 sagte John F Kennedy: "Innerhalb dieses Jahrzehnts fliegen wir auf den Mond." Nach 8 Jahren war das geschafft. Das war visionär. Heute würden das Controller wegen der Kosten verhindern. Anwältewürden Patentstreits ausfechten, Computerexperten Hackerangriffe abwehren, Nachhaltigkeitsbeauftragte wegen der Abfallstoffentworgung Konzepte schreiben und Ansprechpartner für Gleichstellung auf Political Correctness achten.
=> JFK Moon Speech
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Photoshop: How to Create a Flame Text Effect

Pyrophobia is an inordinate fear of or hatred of fire. This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop's Flame filter, along with some flame, smoke, and spark image textures as well as blending opti…

#Photoshop: How to Create a Flame Text Effect

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

#Photography: How to Set Up a Simple Photography Studio

Final reminder: only HOURS left for The Complete Photography Bundle 2017 Sometimes we just need better light. Not so much a larger amount, but something nicer, portable, adjustable–and something that…

#Photography: How to Set Up a Simple Photography Studio

Slaughters And CO2 - Schlächter und CO2 #punchline #satire #pointe

Can a slaughterhouse sell CO2 certificates?
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Kann ein Schlachthof CO2-Zertifikate verkaufen?
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Musicproduction: Soundhack Freesound Bundle updated to v9.10 – Mac VST/VST3/AU + Win VST #freedownload

the bundle consists of ++decimate: a bit crusher, ++chebyshev: a harsh distortion, ++compand: a compressor/expander, ++matrix: a mid-side encoder/decoder, and ++phasor: a multistage phase shifter.

#Musicproduction: Soundhack Freesound Bundle updated to v9.10 – Mac VST/VST3/AU + Win VST #freedownload

Monday, November 27, 2017

#Musicproduction: Matthieu Brucher releases Audio ToolKit 2.2.0 #freedownload

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ATK is updated to 2.2.0 with the major introduction of vectorized filters. This means that some filters (EQ for now) can use vectorization for maximum performance. More filters will be introduced later as well as the Python support. Vector lanes of size 4 and 8 are supported as well as instruction sets from SSE2 to AVX512.

#Musicproduction: Matthieu Brucher releases Audio ToolKit 2.2.0 #freedownload

Beach on Mars? - Strand am Mars? #punchline #satire #pointe

The Mars rover has found sand. If it will find water there, then there is a beach on Mars!
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Die Marssonde hat Sand gefunden. Wenn sie dort noch Wasser findet, dann gibt es am Mars einen Strand!
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Photoshop: How to Create a Vintage Rusted Metal Sign

The vintage old metal sign is a part of the Vintage Metal Sign Photoshop Action from my portfolio on Envato Market. Gerascophobia is an abnormal or persistent fear of growing old or ageing. All thing…

#Photoshop: How to Create a Vintage Rusted Metal Sign

Sunday, November 26, 2017

#Musicproduction: Seaweed Audio updates Fathom to v1.0.15 - Adds Eight Channel Phasor #freedownload

Seaweed Audio has announced that Fathom Synth has been updated with a new Phasor audio effect in version 1.0.15.
The effect is built on eight separate phasing channels, each running independently on each polyphonic voice. Each channel supports five different modes of operation, which include dual oscillator phasing, a delay buffer Flanger, and the classic all-pass-filter Phasor.

#Musicproduction: Seaweed Audio updates Fathom to v1.0.15 - Adds Eight Channel Phasor #freedownload

Alcohol At Schools - Alkohol in Schulen #punchline #satire #pointe

In schools there is no alcohol. Is that a problem for teachers?
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
In Schulen herrscht Alkoholverbot. Ist das ein Problem für Lehrer?
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

Song of the day: Our Love Will Never Die

Song of the day: Our Love Will Never Die
Click here for lyrics
Click here for preview

#Photography: 4 Questions to Help You Discover Your Photographic Style

If you’re new to the world of photography, you may hear other photographers talk about their photographic style quite a bit. But what does this mean and how do you find your own style? I’m sure you’v…

#Photography: 4 Questions to Help You Discover Your Photographic Style

Saturday, November 25, 2017

#Photography: Rain Photography Tips

Do you love the sound and sight of rain? If you do, then you can consider this as a great opportunity to take beautiful photos.
Though many of you may be unaware, the scenes after the rain and even during the rain provide a golden opportunity to use your creativity and take some of your best shots. It can be tricky, but with patience and a creative mind, you can be sure to achieve your goal.

#Photography: Rain Photography Tips

How To Increase Tax Yield - Idee zur Erhöhung der Steuereinnahmen #punchline #satire #pointe

To increase fiscal revenues government could widen the highways and set speed limits there.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Zur Erhöhung der Staatseinnahmen könnte man die Autobahnen verbreitern und mit Geschwindigkeitsbegrenzung belegen.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Photoshop: How to Create a Surreal Flying Brain Photo Manipulation - Tutorial

Combine stock images and use a combination of blending/lighting techniques to create this surreal flying brain in Photoshop! This tutorial will show you how to create your own background using multip…

#Photoshop: How to Create a Surreal Flying Brain Photo Manipulation - Tutorial

Friday, November 24, 2017

#Photography: How to Make the Most of Your Camera Gear and Skills

Several years ago as I was just getting serious about photography, my only pieces of gear were a Nikon D200 and a 50mm lens. I was instantly enamored with the lens and almost overnight I stopped taki…

#Photography: How to Make the Most of Your Camera Gear and Skills

Humans And QR Code - Menschen und QR Codes #punchline #satire #pointe

Can humans be reduced to QR code? Everyone should have to be granted the constitutional right for a homepage. And the obligation to fill it with content.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Kann der Mensch auf einen QR-Code reduziert werden? Da müßte jedem das verfassungsmäßige Recht auf eine Homepage eingeräumt werden. Und die Pflicht diese mit Inhalten zu füllen.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Photoshop: #Photography: 8 of the Most Important Photoshop Tools for Photographers

Adobe Photoshop is one of the most well known and most commonly used image editing software programs in the world. It’s used worldwide both personally and professionally. When people see a picture th…

#Photoshop: #Photography: 8 of the Most Important Photoshop Tools for Photographers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

#Photography: 10 Things Successful Photographers Don’t Do

Creative photographers strive to discover new patterns, color, adventure and beauty among many other things. Creativity awakens all of a photographer’s senses, adding an artistic touch to his or her …

#Photography: 10 Things Successful Photographers Don’t Do

Perfect Audience - Perfektes Publikum #punchline #satire #pointe

I shoudl do gigs on cruisings and in jails. The audience can not escape.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Ich könnte ja nur mehr auf Kreuzfahrten und im Gefängnis auftreten. Da kann das Publikum nicht flüchten.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Musicproduction: Full Bucket Music releases free FB-3300 Synthesizer for Windows and macOS #freedownload

Full Bucket Music has released FB-3300, a free software instrument for Microsoft Windows (VST) and Apple macOS (VST/AU) simulating the Korg PS-3300 Polyphonic Synthesizer from 1977. It is written in native C++ code for high performance and low CPU consumption.

#Musicproduction: Full Bucket Music releases free FB-3300 Synthesizer for Windows and macOS #freedownload

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

#Photoshop: How to Super-Charge the Spot Healing Brush Tool

The Spot Healing Brush Tool is often used in portrait photography to remove blemishes, wrinkles, and other distracting elements. By default, this tool works great, but sometimes you will need to add …

#Photoshop: How to Super-Charge the Spot Healing Brush Tool

Short Study - Kurzes Studium #punchline #satire #pointe

I studied German language and literature. Not long. I had enough after the open day was over.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Ich habe Germanistik studiert. Nicht lange. Eshat mir gereicht wie der Tag der offenen Tür vorüber war.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Photoshop: How to Create an Amazing Mixed Media Poster

Learn how to create this creative composition using a variety of graphical elements. This tutorial will show you how to easily create futuristic shapes with the Path tools and combine them with photo…

#Photoshop: How to Create an Amazing Mixed Media Poster

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

#Photography: 7 Photography Myths Exposed

Photographers, of all people, should know that the world is not black and white. There are many shades of grey between black and white, between good and bad, and between right and wrong. It’s all a m…

#Photography: 7 Photography Myths Exposed

Club Sound 011 Published #freedownload #musicproduction

Listen for free, free download and watch the short music video.

#Photoshop: How to Use Soft Light Blend Mode in Photoshop to Improve Exposure and Contrast

Do you have an overexposed sunny side and an underexposed shadow on the other side of your image? Or maybe a well-exposed photo that needs more vibrancy? There’s a tool so versatile that can help you…

#Photoshop: How to Use Soft Light Blend Mode in Photoshop to Improve Exposure and Contrast

Danger By Droning Parcels - Gefahr bei Paketzustellung durch 'Drohnen #punchline #satire #pointe

Amazon wants to deliver parcels with drones. I hope Amazon and US Army keep the frequencies strictly separated. Not that after my order my front yard is bombed and the Taliban receive the Bob Dylan Songbook.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Amazon will Pakete mit Drohnen zustellen. Amazon und das US-Militär die Frequenzen strikt getrennt. Nicht dass nach meiner Bestellung mein Vorgarten bombardiert wird und die Taliban das Bob Dylan Songbook erhalten.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Photography: Landscape Photography: It's All About the Light

There are many tools that photographers use for creating compelling landscape photography, but some fail to realize that light is the most important element. We only shoot in those magic hours when t…

#Photography: Landscape Photography: It's All About the Light

Monday, November 20, 2017

#Photoshop: Create a Chilling Sci-Fi Scene of Cyborgs in Bubbles - Tutorial

This tutorial will teach you how to merge some simple photos and turn it into a fantastic photo manipulation with interesting effects and exciting lighting! In this tutorial, I will show you the basi…

#Photoshop: Create a Chilling Sci-Fi Scene of Cyborgs in Bubbles - Tutorial

Children In Danger - Gefahr für Kinder #punchline #satire #pointe

Most children who crash in traffic are injured by the cars of parents who pick up their children from the school by car. Streets are so dangerous.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Die meisten Kinder, die im Straßenverkehr verunglücken, werden verletzt von Autos von Eltern, die ihre Kinder mit dem Auto von der Schule abholen, damit ihnen nichts passiert.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Photoshop: Create a Sports Wallpaper with Splatter Effects - Tutorial

Learn to create this energetic and dynamic sport based wallpaper in Photoshop. You can learn how to put different elements like splatters, stains, particles, textures together and make it all look li…

#Photoshop: Create a Sports Wallpaper with Splatter Effects - Tutorial

Sunday, November 19, 2017

#Photography: How to Supercharge Your Photography with Highlight-Weighted Metering

Modern digital cameras have a variety of metering modes that they use to evaluate the light coming through the lens and help you choose your exposure settings. Each one is different and designed to f…

#Photography: How to Supercharge Your Photography with Highlight-Weighted Metering

Focussing Future - Die Zukunft ist wichtig #punchline #satire #pointe

You should be prepared for the future. You will spend the rest of your life there.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Man sollte sich auf die Zukunft einstellen. Immerhin wird man dort den Rest seines Lebens verbringen.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

Song of the day: No Evening Without You

Song of the day: No Evening Without You
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#Photoshop: Create an Portrait Artwork with Autumn Colors - Tutorial

In this tutorial you will learn to create a portrait of a beautiful lady in a warm autumn background using lights, contrast, colors and other adjustments. Download the Backgrounds pack and open in Ph…

#Photoshop: Create an Portrait Artwork with Autumn Colors - Tutorial

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Vienna Art Week 2017

Visited Vienna Art Week 2017 because a musician I know performed there. A house full of galleries and performance rooms. Inspirations everywhere.

#Musicproduction: ocenaudio Audio Editor updated to v3.3 #freedownload

ocenaudio is a cross-platform, easy to use, fast and functional audio editor. It is the ideal software for people who need to edit and analyze audio files without complications. ocenaudio also has powerful features that will please more advanced users.

#Musicproduction: ocenaudio Audio Editor updated to v3.3 #freedownload

Religion & CO2 #punchline #satire #pointe

I wonder candles are replaced by electric lights in churches and cemeteries because of CO2 pollution. Allegedly, the Vatican has asked for a papa mobile at Tesla. That's a start.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Bin neugierig, wann in Kirchen und auf Friedhöfen wegen CO2-Belastung die Kerzen durch elektrische Lichter ersetzt werden. Angeblich hat der Vatikan für ein Papamobil bei Tesla angefragt. Ein Anfang.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Photography: 10 Reasons to Shoot for Black and White

That’s deliberate—‘for’ black and white—-not ‘in’, because digital has reversed the decisions and choice that used to accompany this, the most traditional form of photography. Even acknowledging a ne…

#Photography: 10 Reasons to Shoot for Black and White

Friday, November 17, 2017

#Musicproduction: HOFA-Plugins releases SYSTEM basic #freedownload

SYSTEM basic is the freeware version of the popular EQ, dynamic & effect toolbox by HOFA. 21 modules are available which you can use separately or combined. All routing happens automatically, whereby multiband, mid/side and dual mono routings are always on-hand.

#Musicproduction: HOFA-Plugins releases SYSTEM basic #freedownload

Chairlift Forever - Sessellift überall #punchline #satire #pointe

Chairlift is the safest means of transport in the world. Cars, plane and train should be replaced by chairlifts. Oops, forget the ship. But ok, Austria is a landlocked country.
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)
Sessellift ist das sicherste Verkehrsmittel der Welt. Autos, Flugzeug und Bahn sollten durch Sessellifte ersetzt werden. Ups, Schiff vergessen. Aber ok, Österreich ist ein Binnenland.
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

#Musicproduction: Tritik updates Krush to v1.1.1 #freedownload

Krush is a lively bit-crusher and a bit more.
With its bit crushing and downsampling algorithms, Krush combines the crispy taste of the digital realm with the warmth of its drive stage and analog modeled resonant filters. A modulation section allows you to quickly add extra life to the sound by modulating any parameter.
The sound palette produced by Krush ranges from the dirtiest digital effects to crunchy modulated colours, with all the classic and weirdest bit-crushing effects in between.

#Musicproduction: Tritik updates Krush to v1.1.1 #freedownload

Thursday, November 16, 2017

#Photoshop: Quick Tip: Erase Backgrounds Quickly With The Background Eraser Tool - Tutorial

Many people use complicated methods to erase backgrounds when they can do it much easier with the Background Eraser tool. It creates great results with its automatic edge detection and selection feat…

#Photoshop: Quick Tip: Erase Backgrounds Quickly With The Background Eraser Tool - Tutorial

#Photoshop: How to Create an Intense Composite of a Stone Tiger with Blue Flames - Tutorial

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a fantasy photo-manipulation using a basic adjustments and some stocks and how to add some textures and make it look like a fantasy fire and show you the…

#Photoshop: How to Create an Intense Composite of a Stone Tiger with Blue Flames - Tutorial

Google Ad #punchline #satire #pointe

Google ad banner on a website, but hides the view of the text. The banner had an "X" to close. After clicking, a question appeared. Clicked on "Block Ads". Then I was asked why I do not want to see any advertising. I clicked on "not interested". Then a banner appears with the text "Ad closed by Google" without "X" to close. Reload and again an ad banner. Grrrrrr! Shut down....
Interesting link: Insider Dossier ;-)

Google-Werbebanner auf einer Website eingeblendet, verstellt allerdings die Sicht auf den Text. Das Banner hatte ein "X" zum Schließen. Nach dem Klicken erscheint eine grundsätzliche Frage. Auf "Block Ads" geklickt. Danach werde ich gefragt, warum ich keine Werbung sehen möchte. Ich klicke auf "not interested". Dann erscheint ein Banner mit dem Text "Ad closed by Google" ohne "X" zum Schließen. Reload und neurlich Werbung. Grrrrrr! Shutdown....
Interessanter Link: Pressebericht ;-)

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

In this tutorial I'll show you how to create a dark, sci-fi landscape photo manipulation in Adobe Photoshop. First, we'll build the base scene using two stock images. After that, we'll import the sta…

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