Tuesday, February 28, 2017

#Photography: Photographing Someone in Their Element

Over the years,Chris Crisman has made a career for himself out of telling a story with a single image. A landscape photographer turned creative editorial director, Crisman’s job boils down to somet…

#Photography: Photographing Someone in Their Element


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

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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 t…

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

Loneliness - Einsamkeit #punchline #satire #pointe

Those moments of loneliness in a big crowd of people
Am einsamsten fühle ich mich in einer riesigen Menschenmenge

#Photography: Tip: 3 Types of Eye Contact in Photography

In today's quick tip we'll be exploring three types of eye contact to consider when taking a portrait, along with different situations where each may be particularly appropriate. Eye contact can ma…

#Photography: Tip: 3 Types of Eye Contact in Photography

Monday, February 27, 2017

#Musicproduction: Monocasual Laboratories updates Giada Loop Machine to v0.13.2 for Linux, Windows and OS X #freedownload

Giada is a free, minimal, hardcore audio tool for DJs, live performers and electronic musicians. How does it work? Just pick up your channel, fill it with samples or MIDI events and start the show by using this tiny piece of software as a loop machine, drum machine, sequencer, live sampler or yet as a plugin/effect host. Giada aims to be a compact and portable virtual device for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows for production use and live sets.

#Musicproduction: Monocasual Laboratories updates Giada Loop Machine to v0.13.2 for Linux, Windows and OS X #freedownload

Tears - Tränen #punchline #satire #pointe

If you cry in silence nobody wants to see it. But if you do not show tears everybody says: "You are so cold!" Now what?
Weinst du in Traurigkeit, will es meist niemand sehen. Zeigt man aber keine Tränen, dann heißt es: gefühlskalt. Also, was jetzt?

#Photography: Background Zoom Blur Tutorial for Great Portraits

One of the most common mistakes beginner photographers make is by concentrating too hard on their focus point or subject and neglecting the rest of their image. While the subject is an essential pa…

#Photography: Background Zoom Blur Tutorial for Great Portraits


Sunday, February 26, 2017

#Photography: 4 Types of Light You Should Know as a Photographer

More often than not, composing an image can be much like solving a puzzle. Although many photographers are filled to the brim with creativity, their challenge often lies in figuring out how to prop…

#Photography: 4 Types of Light You Should Know as a Photographer


Song of the day: Maybe & Maybe (acoustic)

Song of the day: Maybe & Maybe (acoustic)
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Song of the day: Red Devil Woman

Song of the day: Red Devil Woman
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Office Nap - Büroschlaf #punchline #satire #pointe

Nothing against office nap. Why not to dream of a career?
Nichts gegen Büroschlaf. Man wird doch noch von einer Karrieree träumen dürfen.

#Photography: A Street Photographer's Guide to Photographing New York

New York City is one of the great meccas of the world for photography, and it’s a place where every photographer should try to explore at least once in their life. From the state of the art skyscra…

#Photography: A Street Photographer's Guide to Photographing New York

Saturday, February 25, 2017

#Photography: Using Histograms in Photography

The trick with taking pictures is getting the exposure correct. The exposure is a product of the ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. How can you tell if your exposure is correct? You might say, “Look…

#Photography: Using Histograms in Photography


Peace! - Frieden! #punchline #satire #pointe

Trade creates peace because it is silly to kill your customers. 72 years and no war in the EC. Never had that before.
Welthandel schafft Frieden, weil es blöd ist, seine Kunden umzubringen. Immerhin 72 Jahre in der EU, das gabs noch nie.

#Photography: Window Light Portrait Tutorial

If your studio has large windows with directional light, white curtains or sheers work well to give you soft, diffused light. Sometimes when they’re working in studio environments, photographers go…

#Photography: Window Light Portrait Tutorial


Friday, February 24, 2017

#Musicproduction: 123creative releases Free Kontakt 5 Library & Samples "Beatbox Beast" #freedownload

FREE Kontakt 5 Library & Samples - BEATBOX BEAST released in collaboration with many young talented artists.
This is your ultimate library for making Hip Hop, Trap, Dubstep and many genre´s beat, delivering a special Compresor and destructive Overdrive. Choose from the one-shot folders such as Kick and Snares (available in FREE version). Tweak the sound with the Angry Button and add compression with the perfect color.
Our Matrioska is really ANGRY cause the artists we have recently worked on are young talented beat-boxers who are ready to fight on a freestyle battle when the mouth, the only weapon they are equipped.

#Musicproduction: 123creative releases Free Kontakt 5 Library & Samples "Beatbox Beast" #freedownload

René Descartes #punchline #satire #pointe

I think, therefore I am. And if I do not think I am too. Something different, but I am.
Ich denke, also bin ich. Und wenn ich nicht denke, bin ich auch. Zwar was anderes, aber ich bin.

#Photography: How to Use a Cookie Sheet and a Wood Stump to Shoot Better iPhone Photos

Photographer and DP Peter McKinnon is not an “iPhoneographer”, but that hasn’t stopped some of his fans from asking for tips on taking better smartphone photos. Since he’s not one to disappoint, he created this useful tutorial to appease the smartphone shutterbugs out there.
The tutorial covers a bunch of ground, but most importantly it shows you how he used a few random household items to create a little “studio” where he could take some high quality smartphone food and product photos.

#Photography: How to Use a Cookie Sheet and a Wood Stump to Shoot Better iPhone Photos


Thursday, February 23, 2017

#Photography: How to Take a Self Portrait

Although you might think that a photographer would love taking a self portrait, it’s actually one of the most difficult pictures to take. With self portraits you don’t have the advantage of looking...

#Photography: How to Take a Self Portrait

Some bars - Manche Bars #punchline #satire #pointe

In some bars it smells of stale beer and quiet despair.
In manchen Bars riecht es nach abgestandenem Bier und stiller Verzweiflung.

#Photography: How To Take Professional Quality Portrait Photography

Portraiture can be one of the most satisfying forms of photography for an enthusiastic amateur. The tips below can be of use whether you are using a digital compact, a DSLR camera, or a fully manua…

#Photography: How To Take Professional Quality Portrait Photography

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

#Photography: 7 Tips for Better Street Photography

Not many photographers find it easy to aim a camera at a complete stranger and walk away with a photograph. Street photography is the ultimate challenge for many photographers. Eric Kim shares with…

#Photography: 7 Tips for Better Street Photography


Yet Another Year - Wieder ein neues Jahr #punchline #satire #pointe

And this year, too, the same things are going to happen, only the names are different: someone is withdrawing taxes and is rewarded. Someone blows the whistle and is punished. Someone is lying and is elected.
Und auch dieses Jahr passiert das gleiche, nur die Namen sind anders: Jemand hinterzieht Steuern und wird belohnt. Jemand blowt die Whistle und wird bestraft. Jemand lügt und wird gewählt.

#Photography: Taking Captivating Photos in the Rain

Let's say you're headed out to the beach to take some photos of the surf. You check out the weather forecast on your smart phone and learn that torrential downpours are expected for most of the aft…

#Photography: Taking Captivating Photos in the Rain

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

#Photography: How to Capture Shafts of Light in Your Photos

Shafts of light streaming down from the sky our through a window makes for wonderfully dramatic lighting in photography. These shafts of light, especially when you create an atmosphere using smoke …

#Photography: How to Capture Shafts of Light in Your Photos


#Photoshop: How to Create Textured, Geometric Objects

Geometric objects are all the rage in the design industry today. And you can create interesting designs with a few simple shapes in Adobe Photoshop. Learn how to create these cool elements and con…

#Photoshop: How to Create Textured, Geometric Objects

Music Video "Dark Wave" Released

There is a dark wave breaking in over Europe. Here my statement against terror and war.
Song from the album "Boheme".



It is a song about fear. Something big is coming. It's cynicism that in the moment of fear when people run for their lives some make a picture, maybe a selfie, to publish in a tweet. Listen to these effects:
"People suppress tears, shrug shoulders and resign": Git&Bass is suppressed too
"But the more that jump on the more it sinks down": The pitch sinks / deceases too.
"The crowd starts a stampede": Drums express the Stampede

Dark Wave

Dark is the horizon, we're agitated by sudden fear
All eyes are focused on what is rolling near
Some run, some freeze, and some forsake their love
Birds flutter up. What a view from above!

Rewind #punchline #satire #pointe

In real life there should also be a rewind button to experience some things again.
Im wirklichen Leben sollte es auch einen Rewind-Knopf geben, um manches nochmal erleben zu können.

#Photography: How to Relax a Client During a Portrait Photo Shoot

Good tips. I try to talk before the shooting to make the "objects" feel cool, free of fear.
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If there is one thing I’ve learned over the years of photographing people, it’s that the response to candid photos versus posed is distinctively noticeable in my clients. That “aww” or “ohhh” I see…

#Photography: How to Relax a Client During a Portrait Photo Shoot

Monday, February 20, 2017

#Photography: Ghosting: Combining Long Exposures & Flash Photography

While using long exposures in the field, have you ever captured a ghost within your photographs? While you may not be haunted by spiritual specters, objects in motion often appear transparent…

#Photography: Ghosting: Combining Long Exposures & Flash Photography


Ketchup #punchline #satire #pointe

I did not know that Ketchup was invented in Asia. This all-American basic food.
Ich wußte nicht, dass Ketchup aus Asien stammt. Dieses uramerikanische Grundnahrungsmittel.

#Photography: How to Create Magic in Your Photos with the Pixelstick

Light painting is not a new concept, but in this article are insteresting ideas.
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Who doesn’t want special super powers? Popular culture is awash these days with characters with added extras. To date, these include wizards with magic wands, Jedi’s with light sabers, and now ther…

#Photography: How to Create Magic in Your Photos with the Pixelstick

Sunday, February 19, 2017

#Photography: Tips for Taking Portrait Photos of a Friend

Perhaps you can no longer count on your two hands the number of times you have been asked to take a friend or relative’s portrait…gratis. Maybe you are visiting someone for a few days and it comes …

#Photography: Tips for Taking Portrait Photos of a Friend

Song of the day: Why Don't We Make It

Song of the day: Why Don't We Make It
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Song of the day: Communication Maloperation

Song of the day: Communication Maloperation
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No Flowers to Ladies - Keine Blumen für Frauen #punchline #satire #pointe

I do not give flowers to ladies. They could misunderstand the message. "Take these flowers and see how they fade like you"
Ich schenke Frauen keine Blumen. Sie könnten die Botschaft mißverstehen. "Nimm diese Blumen und sieh zu wie sie verwelken so wie du"

#Photography: How to Photograph Traffic

Ah, yes the joys of traffic. If you have ever lived in a big city or have just passed through one you know the feeling - that sinking feeling of knowing you're nowhere near your destination, and are not likely to get there any time soon. If only there was a way to make traffic more interesting. Well guess what? There is. How about making it a photography subject? Read the article to find out more.

#Photography: How to Photograph Traffic

Saturday, February 18, 2017

#Musicproduction: BeatMaker releases Atmos - Free Ambient Piano ROMpler for Mac & Win VST & AU #freedownload

BeatMaker has released Atmos, a free ambient piano ROMpler featuring a Grand Piano sampled from C2 to C9 and processed with two types of reverb, distortion and delay, complemented with an extra sound layer (FX).

#Musicproduction: BeatMaker releases Atmos - Free Ambient Piano ROMpler for Mac & Win VST & AU #freedownload

Authentic - Authentisch #punchline #satire #pointe

Sometimes you have to say something stupid, this is evidence of authenticity.
Manchmal muss man was Dummes sagen, das zeugt von Authentizität.

#Photography: Background Exposure Techniques with Single Light Studio Portraits

What you’re going to learn in this video is one of the most important aspectsof photography. This video sums up what is known as the inverse square law. It’s one of the fundamental laws used in not…

#Photography: Background Exposure Techniques with Single Light Studio Portraits


Friday, February 17, 2017

#Photography: Camera Tripod Tips: When Do You Need One?

With very rare exceptions, the main subject of your photograph must be sharp—not necessarily the whole picture, but certainly the subject. Even if you want the subject blurred, to give a sense of m…

#Photography: Camera Tripod Tips: When Do You Need One?

Appeal to gourmets - Appell an Gourmets #punchline #satire #pointe

Eat tuna salad as long as there is tuna.
Essen sie Thunfischsalat solange es noch Thunfisch gibt.

#Photoshop: Create an Underwater Scene of a Mermaid

The underwater world is really exciting and with this tutorial, you can move there with your imagination! This tutorial will show you how to create an underwater scene using only one stock, create …

#Photoshop: Create an Underwater Scene of a Mermaid

Thursday, February 16, 2017

#Photoshop: Make Your Own Lens Flare

Last week we discussed how shooting into a backlit situation produces interesting lighting almost without fail. One of the most interesting results of shooting into a light source is lens flare. Whether you’ve shot an image with lens flare that just isn’t quite appealing enough, or whether you want to capitalize on the increased “authenticity” that accompanies a shot with dramatic lens flare, here’s how you can add attractive lens flare to your images in Photoshop. The best thing about this approach is that it allows you the control to have all the benefits of the beautiful halation of lens flare without the problems of decreased contrast, sharpness and saturation.

#Photoshop: Make Your Own Lens Flare

Abbreviation - Verkürzung #punchline #satire #pointe

News, messages, texts are often abbreviated nowadays to keep the text in 140 characters. At some point we will say: Oh, do I really have to read all 140 characters?
Botschaften, Nachrichten, Texte müssen heutzutage oft abgekürzt werden, damit man die Message in 140 Zeichen unterbringt. Irgendwann wird es heißen: Oh, muss ich wirklich alle 140 Zeichen lesen?

#Musicproduction: discoDSP updates OB-Xd synth to v1.4 #freedownload

While not copying originals, some of the features were taken to a better point. Continuous blendable multimode filter (HP-Notch(BP)-HP in 12 dB mode and 4-1 pole in 24 dB mode). 32 and 64 bit versions included.
Thanks to 2Dat for the original OB-Xd and Soshi Studio for giving the rights to continue this wonderful product.
Also thanks to all KVR members for making the amazing skins!
OB-Xd is based on the Oberheim OB-X. It attempts to recreate its sound and behavior, but as the original was very limited in some important ways a number of things were added or altered to the original design.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

#Photoshop: How to Use Photoshop to Create a Mirror Image

Today, I will take you with me to the Zion National Park, an amazing place located in Utah, USA. Here is the thing: I was there in bright daylight, so everything was evenly lit and looked great. There were several hiking trails and we (my buddy Luis and me) picked the longest one by mistake – which is why we had to run like mad to the car when it came to the closure of the car park and connecting buses. This was one of the saddest stories ever as the sun started to sink and all the mountains were bathed in this dark red, making them look like dark and mysterious giants.

#Photoshop: How to Use Photoshop to Create a Mirror Image


Casting Shows #punchline #satire #pointe

Casting shows generate tomorrows Wannabe-Drama-Queens
Casting-Shows generieren die Wannabe-Drama-Queens von morgen

#Photography: Shadows and Highlights: The Mark of Excellence

Back in the days of black and white photography, I worked in a darkroom as a lab assistant, and sometimes students would make the mistake of asking me what I thought. If they wanted to learn this w…

#Photography: Shadows and Highlights: The Mark of Excellence

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

#Photoshop: How to Create a Surreal, Emotional Scene

In this tutorial I'll show you how to create a surreal, emotional scene featuring a woman carrying a cage. First we'll build the background using sky and grass images. Later we'll add the model, cage, trees and birds and blend them together using adjustment layers, masking and brushes. We'll use several adjustment layers to complete the final effect.

#Photoshop: How to Create a Surreal, Emotional Scene

Education Policy - Bildungspolitik #punchline #satire #pointe

If you become wise for harm, why do we need education policy? Do we learn in mathematics, on who we can count on?
Wenn man aus Schaden klug wird, wozu brauchen wir Bildungspolitik? Lernen wir da in Mathematik, womit wir später zu rechnen haben?

#Photography: 3 Reasons to do Headshots with Natural Light

I love natural light. I’ve probably said this before, but I prefer it to using studio lights. There’s something soft and beautiful about using the light generated by Mother Nature that makes it per…

#Photography: 3 Reasons to do Headshots with Natural Light

Monday, February 13, 2017

#Musicproduction: Bedroom Producers Blog releases free Grooove BPB for Mac & Win VST & AU #freedownload

BPB proudly presents Grooove BPB, a freeware drum sampler in VST2, VST3 and AU plugin formats for PC and Mac, crafted by brunsandspork. Grooove BPB is based on the full version of Grooove and is released as a Christmas gift for all BPB readers!

#Musicproduction: Bedroom Producers Blog releases free Grooove BPB for Mac & Win VST & AU #freedownload


Go, Daddy, Go #punchline #satire #pointe

They reel off their daily routine of park walk with the baby carriage and trot from hangout to hangout: The Walking Dad
Da spulen sie abgerackert ihr Tagespensum an Parkspaziergang mit dem Kinderwagen ab und trotten von Schokobude zu Schokobude: The Walking Dad

#Photoshop: How to Create a 3D Paper Cut Text Effect

This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop's 3D tools and settings, with some adjustment layers, to create a 3D paper text effect.

#Photoshop: How to Create a 3D Paper Cut Text Effect

Sunday, February 12, 2017

#Musicproduction: KRT releases Boba and Libra - Free Effect Plug-ins (Win VST2/VST3) #freedownload

Click on "VST Instruments and Effects?" to pull down text, then there is a link to a Google drive where you find the software.
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Boba is a FET input stage simulation. Besides bias control, Boba has two controls to set the capacitive coupling of the output, and the negative feedback on the source.
Libra is a pink shelf EQ. A what you say? Essentially tune the notch via frequency to your fundamental, and then apply a width, and a tone slope. It was an experiment in obtaining an easier pink spectrum distribution of harmonics. More an instrument EQ, and not a master EQ. In short: A simple filter for removing peaks, and rebalancing bass to treble.

#Musicproduction: KRT releases Boba and Libra - Free Effect Plug-ins (Win VST2/VST3) #freedownload

Song of the day: When Angels Cry

Song of the day: When Angels Cry
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Best Hotel - Das beste Hotel #punchline #satire #pointe

3-, 4-, 5-star hotels are quite nice, but Hotel Mom is the most pleasant. (Note: not for me)
3-, 4-, 5-Sterne-Hotels sind ja ganz nett, aber Hotel Mama ist am angenehmsten. (Anm.: nicht für mich)

#Musicproduction: Autodafe releases free Mega Drum Machines Collection for Kontakt #freedownload

Autodafe has released the Mega Drum Machines Collection for Kontakt. The library contains samples of about 150 old, vintage, obscure, rare and hard to find drum machines. Some XoX boxes as well, but that is not the main focus of the library:
  • Each kit has been mapped in a General MIDI format (but many old drum machines only have 4-5 sounds).
  • Each kit has been divided into 5 groups: Kick, Snares, Hats, Cymbals and Toms.
  • Each Group has custom controls for tuning, panning and volume.
  • Each Kit has custom graphics.


#Musicproduction: Autodafe releases free Mega Drum Machines Collection for Kontakt #freedownload


Saturday, February 11, 2017

#Photography: Long Exposure Photography

I am the last person to give out rules and restrictions in which you should work by. I always encourage to try new things, breaking the mould to push the creative process forward, my two cents is j…

#Photography: Long Exposure Photography

Preview to music video "Dark Wave"

Preview to music video "Dark Wave". According to the lyrics it will be a statement against terror and war.

Thoughtless - Gedankenlos #punchline #satire #pointe

Who runs thoughtlessly into a car remains thoughtless forever and quite dead.
Wer gedankenlos in ein Auto läuft bleibt für immer gedankenlos und ziemlich tot.

#Photoshop: Top 10 YouTube Channels for Photoshop Tutorials, Tips and Tricks

Oh, the things that you can do with Photoshop! Imagine having the power to change how a picture looks, remove all the unwanted imperfections, add some details, and a whole lot more with just a few points and clicks. This is why Adobe was definitely on point with this creation, knowing that it gives people the chance to create what they believe is perfection.
Think you have what it takes to dabble with Photoshop? Here are some YouTube channels that you can subscribe to as you try to master the ins and outs of this magical software.

#Photoshop: Top 10 YouTube Channels for Photoshop Tutorials, Tips and Tricks

Friday, February 10, 2017

#Photography: 10 More Photography Tips to Help Take Your Images to the Next Level

In this article, I bring you 10 extra tips from all aspects of photography.

#Photography: 10 More Photography Tips to Help Take Your Images to the Next Level

#Photoshop: Playing with Colour

Tutorial videos and download of resources in the article
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There are so many way colour can enhance your small business, blog and social media images.
Have a play in Photoshop with these four easy-to-follow video tutorials. They will show you how to create multi-coloured gradients, use the brush tool for precise changes, grab colours with the eye-dropper tool, and change the colour of items in a photograph.

#Photoshop: Playing with Colour

Thursday, February 9, 2017

#Photography: How to Take Great Dating Pics at Home

Real talk: I’m not here to tell you how to get “the best dating profile photo ever.” You already know you’d look awesome standing on the edge of a mountain. Or toasting Elon Musk.
I could give you tips for taking an off-the-charts picture, but they’d be complicated and hard. They would involve other people and/or putting yourself in a vulnerable situation. As a consequence, you would not take my advice. You’d end up snapping a selfie in your bathroom mirror like everyone else.

#Photography: How to Take Great Dating Pics at Home

Coldness - Kälte #punchline #satire #pointe

The winter is so cold, you could cut the tiles with your nipples.
Der Winter ist so kalt, da könntest Fliesen schneiden mit den Nippeln.

#Photoshop: How to Create an inFamous Inspired Text Effect

If you just want the text effect and want to skip the tutorial, you can buy the Gaming Styles complete set.
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Today I will show you how to create a text effect inspired by the game inFamous. In the process you will learn how to create a light streak, two patterns, and two Layer Styles.

#Photoshop: How to Create an inFamous Inspired Text Effect

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

#Photography: An Exercise to Improve Your Perspective as a Photographer

Everyone usually has humble beginnings as a photographer, and they’ll be sure to tell you that fact when asked. Finding ways to improve involve going out to shoot whatever interests you and finding…

#Photography: An Exercise to Improve Your Perspective as a Photographer


Selfiemania #punchline #satire #pointe

If God had wanted man to make selfies, he would have given him longer arms.
Wenn Gott gewollt hätte, dass der Mensch Selfies machen kann, hätte er dem Mensch längere Arme gegeben.

#Photoshop: How to Create a GIF Using After Effects and Photoshop #AfterEffects

Download the Free Project File and PremiumGuide to GIFs in the article
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More and more clients are demanding GIF files of their projects for social media. Rather than relying on a third-party GIF compressor that may create too much heavy noise, make your GIF look clean …

#Photoshop: How to Create a GIF Using After Effects and Photoshop #AfterEffects


Tuesday, February 7, 2017

#Photography: 4 Ways to Get a Blowing Hair Effect in Your Portrait Photography

A sense of movement can make for dynamism and excitement in a still photograph. Unfortunately for many photographers working in small studio setups, movement often isn’t conducive to the stationary…

#Photography: 4 Ways to Get a Blowing Hair Effect in Your Portrait Photography


#Photography: Pics Seem Staged? 5 Tweaks to Look More Authentic in Photos

Authenticity is an important measure of a “good photo” today.
Years have passed since it was in vogue to pose for pictures in an unnatural way. It's no longer in style to pose for portraits in an unnatural way or any Glamour Shot from the 90s.
Knowing the key differences between photos of the same person with low and high authentic ratings on PhotoFeeler, here’s our best tips for anyone who struggles to take good pictures without coming across as pose-y, staged, or fake.

#Photography: Pics Seem Staged? 5 Tweaks to Look More Authentic in Photos

What I Read - Was ich lese #punchline #satire #pointe

I do not read novels. I read reality. This is more exciting. And newspapers offer more surprising turns.
Ich lese keine Romane. Ich lese Realität. Das ist spannender. Und Zeitungenbieten mehr überraschende Wendungen.

#Musicproduction: [Video Tutorial] How To Master Your Song or Remix Like A Pro

Only video tutorial, no article
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It deals with Logic Pro X and Izotope Ozone in the video however the principles and stock plugins in any DAW will do the trick. The track that I use in the video is the Division 4 Remix of Deborah Cox's "Who Do U Love". There is a link to the final mixes under the video description on Youtube.

#Musicproduction: [Video Tutorial] How To Master Your Song or Remix Like A Pro

Monday, February 6, 2017

#Photoshop: Create a Vintage Style Poster

This tutorial demonstrates techniques to create a vintage style poster in Photoshop. We will also be using Illustrator for some simple operations. This is a fairly straight forward tutorial utilizi…

#Photoshop: Create a Vintage Style Poster

2016 & England #punchline #satire #pointe

2016 was a black year for England. Iceland beats England 2: 1 and then BREXIT. But this will soon be corrected and printed as a curiosity in the history book. Later generations will smile at this as anecdote, which they tell with egg liqueur and biscuits as a point, as Ups of a teamgeist, as a facet of the few facets that make the reading of history books interesting. As a bad luck, as tragedy comics or simply as bad news, as a negative reviewer on a yellowed tabloid newspaper. And the 2: 1 will be overcome anyway.
2016 war ein schwarzes Jahr für England. Island schlägt England 2:1 und dann noch BREXIT. Aber das wird bald korrigiert und als Kuriosität im Geschichtsbuch abgedruckt sein. Spätere Generationen werden das belächeln als Anekdote, die schmunzelnd als Pointe bei Eierlikör und Kekse als Pointe erzählt wird, als Hoppala eines für einige Moment eunachtsamen Teamgeists, als Facette von den wenigen Facetten, die das Lesen von Geschichtsbüchern erst interessant machen. Als Pech, als Tragikkomik oder schlichtweg als schlechte Nachricht, als Negativaufmacher auf einer vergilbten Boulevard-Zeitung. Und das 2:1 wird auch irgendwann überwundensein.

#Musicproduction: Physical Audio releases new beta of PA1 Dynamic Plate Reverb AU Plug-in for Mac #freedownload

PA1 Dynamic Plate Reverb
PA1 is an Audio Unit plug-in that uses a physical model of a plate reverb based on advanced Modal synthesis. The dynamic control of physical parameters gives unique and creative reverberation.

How it works: We start from a mathematical description, the Kirchhoff plate equation, that gives the displacement in terms of size, thickness, and tension, as well as the properties of the chosen material (Young's modulus, density, and Poisson's ratio). Using this description, we calculate the modes of vibration for the system. From there, we perform a real-time integration to calculate the displacement of the plate given the input forcing term, and with the decay times across the 8 octave bands of the modes.

#Musicproduction: Physical Audio releases new beta of PA1 Dynamic Plate Reverb AU Plug-in for Mac #freedownload

Sunday, February 5, 2017

#Musicproduction: ExperimentalScene updates DarkWave Studio to v5.6.2 for Windows #freedownload

DarkWave Studio is a free Digital Audio Workstation for Windows. Featuring a modular Virtual Studio, Pattern Editor, Sequence Editor and Multitrack Hard Disk Recorder. It has support for VST/VSTi instrument and effect plugins.
The virtual studio has a modular design allowing machines to be connected in an ad-hoc fashion. The pattern editor enables the quick creation and modification of patterns by clicking to add or delete notes and dragging notes to move or resize them. The sequence editor allows you to queue patterns to play for each control track in any arrangement, enabling reuse of patterns and quickly remixing projects.
The Multitrack Hard Disk Recorder allows you to record the output of any machine and record it to 16-bit Integer or 32-bit Floating Point PCM encoded .WAV files for full-quality post-production editing or for conversion to MP3/FLAC/etc.

#Musicproduction: ExperimentalScene updates DarkWave Studio to v5.6.2 for Windows #freedownload

Good Business - Gute Geschäfte #punchline #satire #pointe

With the believe of the people one can do good business, but better business with the superstition.
Mit dem Glauben der Menschen kann man gute Geschäfte machen, bessere Geschäfte aber mit dem Aberglauben.

Song of the day: Our Love Will Never Die

Song of the day: Our Love Will Never Die
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#Photoshop: Create a Photo Manipulation of Alice in Wonderland

Learn how to this surreal photo manipulation of an Alice in Wonderland on amazing and surreal atmosphere with Photoshop. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create your amazing atmosphere and adventure tales with realistic shadows and lighting, then complete it with a bleak color tone effect. Throughout the tutorial, you’ll learn techniques that will help you create better matte paintings and photo manipulations. Read this tutorial and find out how easy it is!

What you’ll be creating

To create this image of Alice, we’ll start by creating the atmosphere and the main stage in the form of road maps. Next, we’ll add we begin to add items as teapots, cups of little cards and other. Finally, we’ll finish it up with a image correction and adding effects. You’ll need any version of Photoshop, inspiration and good mood!

#Photoshop: Create a Photo Manipulation of Alice in Wonderland

Saturday, February 4, 2017

#Musicproduction: TBProAudio releases mvMeter - Free Plug-in for Mac & Win #freedownload

mvMeter is a multivariable meter including RMS, EBUR128, VU and PPM measurement.
Features
  • behavior of classic analog VU and PPM meters
  • multiple measurement modes: PEAK, RMS, EBU R128, VU and PPM
  • multi channel metering: stereo, left, right, mid, side channel
  • large and accurate live meters
  • adjustable pre-gain, automatic gain staging
  • 64-bit internal processing
  • 3 different meter themes
  • GUI resizing up 400%, ready for 4k displays
  • free of charge


#Musicproduction: TBProAudio releases mvMeter - Free Plug-in for Mac & Win #freedownload

Online Role Play - Online-Rollenspiel #punchline #satire #pointe

Online role plays: You pretend to be someone, but are not, in a world that does not exist and do things that you do if you are who you are not in a world, which does not exist. This is the sensuality of the mouse click. And such a mouse costs a few euros.
Online-Rollenspiele: Du gibst vor, jemand zu sein, der du seinwillst aber nicht bist, in einer Welt, die es nicht gibt, und tust Dinge, die du tunwürdest, wenn du der wärst, der du nicht bist, in einer Welt, die es nicht gibt. Das ist die Sinnlichkeit des Mausklicks. Und so eine Maus kostet ein paar Euros.

#Photography: What Makes a Good Photograph?

Tales by Light is a collaboration between Canon Australia and the National Geographic channel. Watch this breathtaking trailer full of images that say a thousand words in one frame, and listen as p…

#Photography: What Makes a Good Photograph?


Friday, February 3, 2017

#Photography: 5 Tips to Instantly Improve Your Photography

If you ever feel uninspired or can’t think of how to change up your photography, look no further. Peter McKinnon offers his viewers some advice on how to pay attention and instantly improve their p…

#Photography: 5 Tips to Instantly Improve Your Photography


Space Station ISS #punchline #satire #pointe

There is no diet on space station ISS. You can not be too heavy. The astronauts will condemn artificial gravity.
Auf der Raumstation ISS gibt es keine Diät. Da kann man nicht zu schwer sein. Die Astronauten werden die künstliche Schwerkraft noch verdammen.

#Photography: Stray Light and Lens Flares in Photography

I would do this with photoshop to control the intensity, look and colour like I did on the photo left, a picture from Cannes
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A camera lens is made up of several elements—pieces of special glass ground to a specific curve according to computer calculations. Each element directs light in a particular way and corrects aberr…

#Photography: Stray Light and Lens Flares in Photography

Thursday, February 2, 2017

#Photoshop: How to Use Photoshop to Edit Your Landscape Images

During my trip through Utah, I did some heavy walking through the many amazingly beautiful national parks there. This one, called Zion, was indeed the hardest as the paths I walked were real. As in real hard. Nevertheless, it has been one of the most stunning walks I have done – ever! Just awesome for landscape photography and photoshop tutorials later haha. Never heard of Zion?
The best part was that there are different hiking trails in that park, one leading up to the most famous spot called the ...

#Photoshop: How to Use Photoshop to Edit Your Landscape Images


Join The Army? - Zum Militär #punchline #satire #pointe

I am against the army, because a soldier does not fall in love, he enlists himself.
Ich bin gegen das Militär, denn ein Soldat verliebt sich nicht, er verpflichtet sich.

#Photoshop: How to Swap Colors in Photoshop - Two Methods Explained

Color swapping in Photoshop is both a fun thing to do and a very handy tool for product photographers with clients in need of options. It’s not a hard technique and it only takes a try or two to ge…

#Photoshop: How to Swap Colors in Photoshop - Two Methods Explained

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

#Photoshop: Quick Tip: Retroize Your Photos in Seconds

Give your photos a professional retro look using a combination of color lookup layers in Photoshop CS6. This technique is extremely easy to do and you can do it in seconds. Give it a try! For this …

#Photoshop: Quick Tip: Retroize Your Photos in Seconds

My Wish - Mein wunsch #punchline #satire #pointe

I wish for this year a fat bank account and a slim body and not opposite like in the past years.
Ich wünsche mir für dieses Jahr ein fettes Bankkonte und einen schlanken Körper und nicht umgekehrt wie in den vergangenen Jahren.

#Lightroom: Quick Tip: How to Quickly and Easily Remove Sensor Dust

Sensor dust is a pain, but it’s also easy to take care of in most images. This quick tutorial from our friends at Sleeklens covers what is probably the most-used method for clearing sensor dust spots in Adobe Lightroom.

#Lightroom: Quick Tip: How to Quickly and Easily Remove Sensor Dust