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Soundowl - Discover and download new music. YouTube to mp3 Converter. Alternative Radio Station in Auckland, New Zealand. Home. Home - George FM. Music-Map - The tourist map of music. Vimeo, Video Sharing For You. The Mountain. Gaslamp Killer : Listen Deep. Amazing Grace - Victor Wooten. The Science of Popular Music or The Four Chord Song [video]

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After Effects for Beginners: Getting Started

Well we are listening and this is the first installment of a 3 part series for after effects beginners. Each section lists at the top the topics that are covered in that section. Create a Vintage Polaroid Effect in Photoshop. I love anything graphic design that has that vintage grunge kind of look.

Create a Vintage Polaroid Effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial you’ll see how to create a stunning vintage Polaroid effect in Photoshop. It’s fairly simple to make and can be used in many different types of projects. What You’ll Need. Photoshop Tutorials » Creating A Retro Grunge Poster. This tutorial is an add on from the Poster article the other day, we will create a Retro/Grunge style poster using the pen tool some textures and playing with text to make it look more retro, What We Are Going To Achieve Step 1 – Create A New Document First of all as always create a new document using the sizes 750 x 1000, this size is suitable for a poster design.

Photoshop Tutorials » Creating A Retro Grunge Poster

Step 2 – Grab The Pen Tool. Learning How to Shoot Video and Time-lapse Footage : Traveling with Ariel Bravy. After the 6 day camping trip alongside a river, I went back to a nearby location and spent 30 days camping on the side of the mountain in the forest.

Learning How to Shoot Video and Time-lapse Footage : Traveling with Ariel Bravy

The video above is a compilation of still photos and moving videos that I put together. In fact, I’ve had SO much fun creating that video and learning how to do more of it, that I haven’t been interested in investing the time and energy in publishing a full-out blog post on the 30 day trip. My first attempts at Astrophotography through a Telescope – update « «Ziganny Photography Light Diary Ziganny Photography Light Diary. My first attempts at Astrophotography through a Telescope – update A couple of weeks back I blogged about my My first attempts at Astrophotography through a Telescope.

My first attempts at Astrophotography through a Telescope – update « «Ziganny Photography Light Diary Ziganny Photography Light Diary

As part of my way to say thanks to those that helped me with my first steps (and are continuing to do so) I sent an email with a link to the post to the president of the local astronomy club. I was suprised when he emailed me back and asked if he could publish this article in the latest issue of the astronomy clubs newsletter – Te Patiki (September 2009). The new newsletter is out with my article in it, here is a link to the newsletter, if you have a moment it is an interesting read. Tonal quality and dynamic range in digital cameras. Making fine prints in your digital darkroom Tonal quality and dynamic range in digital cameras by Norman Koren updated Feb. 15, 2005 Prints made from images captured on digital cameras can have extraordinary tonal quality, comparable to the finest full-toned traditional prints.

Tonal quality and dynamic range in digital cameras

But to reach their full potential they must be processed properly, which involves changing default camera settings and moving away from standard file formats. This page covers the key steps for achieving ultimate tonal quality, which include, Storing images in RAW format-- the image sensor's native format, Converting and editing images using file formats with a bit depth of 16 (48-bit color or 16-bit B&W), and Using curves to adjust tones. Rebecca-Parker-Stock-201. Download Favorite Do what you will with my textures.

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FEATURE: Zomby Interview

The floors, walls and ceilings are covered in his bold, monochromatic graffiti, and garish, branded products new and old are shilled while vintage rap mixtapes blast around the room. London’s monolithic modern art gallery dragged a small corner of New York’s SoHo back from the ’80s in vibrant, living color. Zomby and I had arranged to meet here, but for reasons known and still somewhat unknown, our plans changed. The bizarre musical instruments behind classic scifi movie sounds. If it is realistic or plausible, then it is not science fiction. There's a lot of possible definitions of SF that make sense, certainly.

If it is realistic or plausible, then it is not science fiction

But plausibility never really struck me as particularly good. The problem, to my mind, is that to really split apart the literary efforts of perhaps-SF writers into the "could happen" and "could not happen" would require essentially perfect knowledge of all things. "If you get bored with nothing to do, you are not a writer": Guillermo del Toro's words to live by. @greenman1: Because you are an insightful and perceptive snowflake. @greenman1: In the extra materials for Pan's Labyrinth, he talks a bit about the scene where the woman slices the fascist's mouth/cheek open in a grotesque way.

He mentioned that when he depicts violence, he likes to depict an unconventional or surprising sort of violence, because it feels more visceral and affecting than clichés like a shotgun blast, a stabbing, or even an amputation, despite those being more objectively violent acts. That's probably only part of the puzzle, though. 3 Reasons Why Inception Was Robbed For Best Director – Latest Nerdy Pop Culture News. So today, the Oscar nominations were announced and one name I was sure would make the list would be Christopher Nolan for Best Director. Oscar doesn’t give nominations to newcomers but after Dark Knight and Memento, I thought he’d finally get a nomination. Instead here are the directors that are up for the running: Darren Aronofsky for Black Swan (2010) Ethan Coen, Joel Coen for True Grit (2010) David Fincher for The Social Network (2010)

Phrases And Philosophies - Oscar Wilde. Bibliographic Notes: First published in the 1894 December (and only) issue of the Oxford student magazine The Chameleon. The first duty in life is to be as artificial as possible. What the second duty is no one has as yet discovered. Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attractiveness of others. If the poor only had profiles there would be no difficulty in solving the problem of poverty. S L O W L Y D O W N W A R D. Tools for creating ideas.