Take great photos with Canon's pro features. Learn about image quality adjustments on the Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR camera in this free Canon photography lesson. Improve image quality with settings on Canon EOS 40D - Part 1 of 11. Click through to watch this video on expertvil ...more
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I have owned quite the plethora of electronics in my life. A commonality between most of these devices' screens is frozen or dead pixels. This is probably the most annoying thing about buying new hardware—your LCD, or worse, LED display has one or more pixels that continues to ...more
The Nintendo 3DS has a slightly larger screen than the older DS models, such the DSi. Because the 3DS stretches the video of older DS games to fit the bigger screen, the image quality can degrade a bit. If you're looking to increase the quality of picture while playing DS game ...more
Bring out the details in your photos with one simple photoshop filter. Using the high pass filter will increase the sharpness of your photos, and allows you to focus on the specific areas that you would like to see in greater detail.
This is a Photoshop tutorial for digital photographers. Learn how to improve the midtone contrast of your images with this Photoshop tutorial. You can really improve the midtone contrast of your images just by following a few simple step. Watch this tutorial to find out how. ...more
Google is the biggest and best search engine on Earth, and if you are a webmaster and want your website to be a big success it would really behoove you to know as much about how it works as possible. The Google Webmasters series of videos and website were created to teach webm ...more
In this video tutorial you will learn to improve the color of dull skies in your images. With a few tricks you could add depth to the overcast skies. Learn to use saturation to enhance the overall effect.
Meet Aperture 3.1.1, Apple's powerful photo post-production tool with the Amazing Shrinking Price Tag. First released in 2005 for $500, Aperture is now available in the Mac App Store for a measly $79.99—a price reduction of 83.67%! That means a lot of new buyers and, as a resu ...more
New Year's Eve. It will be one hell of a chaotic night. Trust me. The overcrowded streets. Long lines for the urinal. Maxing out your credit card on that shot of Cuervo. You'll be lucky to make it out alive. If you do manage to stave off alcohol poisoning and survive the asc ...more
Android's answer to the BlackBerry is here, and it's called the DROID Pro. Verizon Wireless officially starts selling the Motorola DROID Pro in stores today, November 18th, and you can get your DROID Pro online, too. Verizon states the full retail price at $479.99 with a fina ...more
The Google Nexus S smartphone is finally here! Well… almost. Nexus S is the first smartphone based on the Gingerbread OS (Android 2.3) and will be available for purchase online and at Best Buy store locations everywhere, come December 16th, with T-Mobile service. Aah… just ...more
In a recent arbitrage tip, we showed you the secret to making money fast by buying and selling the same thing over and over again on eBay. But there's one thing you need to know about the buying part—get the lowest price possible! This article aims to show you some of the best ...more
I remember a time when I had to rent a VHS from the local video rental store. It wasn't all that bad, with the only real annoyances being the trip to and fro, having to rewind the movie and the possible malfunction of my VHS player, which liked to eat tape from time to time. ...more
Videomaker Associate Editor Tom Skowronski explains how four basic steps can be used to improve the lighting effects for a video and give it a more professional look. - There are four basic steps to improve the quality of the video 1) Camera Controls: Three basic camera contr ...more
Uncover the mysteries of working with JPEG, and TIFF images in Adobe Camera RAW. Warning! This is an advanced demo. Be sure to update to the current version of Photoshop and Bridge before attempting this process on your own. Watch this image editing software tutorial and impro ...more
In this Photoshop CS3 tutorial, Chris Alvanas shows how to create a template using clipping masks and layer styles which can then be used to create photo composites. If you need to composite images together all the time and really wish you could use templates to improve your s ...more
Aperture's white balance adjustment helps you improve the quality of colors in your images, correcting for a camera that wasn't properly calibrated for the lighting conditions under which it was used.
Aperture provides two sophisticated sharpening tools, edge sharpen and sharpen. Both help you improve the fine details in your images. Most images from digital cameras need a little sharpening, especially RAW files.
Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more
Whether you want to be subtle or brash, the greatly improved HDR features in Photoshop CS5 are worth a close look. This tutorial presents an overview of Photoshop's new HDR Pro and HDR Toning high dynamic range functionalities. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editi ...more
Aperture's color adjustment lets you make selective changes to hues within your image.
Since its launch in 2001, Wikipedia has become the number one reference site on the web, used by anyone and everyone, written by anyone and everyone. With over 18 million collaboratively written articles, there's backgrounds and descriptions on practically everything—if it exi ...more
At first, the Black Ops 1.04 patch seemed like a godsend. It was supposed to fix the horde of issues plaguing Call of Duty: Black Ops on the PlayStation 3. But when PS3 users started downloading and updating Activision's 1.04 update, they found that the supposed savior of onl ...more
Alpha channels are powerful tools for creating low-space 3D images, but 3DS Max cannot work with them properly. This is a major problem if you are working with World of Warcraft characters since they are largely constructed of alphas. This video will teach you how to work with ...more
This how-to video produced by Photoshop Universe gives step-by-step instructions on how to batch automate a process in Adobe Photoshop. With this tutorial you'll be able to learn to correct white balance, enhance colors, resize, and save for the web whole folders' worth of ima ...more
The Ubuntu experience has improved greatly with version 10.04, providing an easy-to-use interface. Especially when it comes to installing programs. However, it still relies on an online internet connection for installing additional software. Well, not anymore. You can collect ...more
DV video is prone to jaggy edges and compression artifacts. BCC 6 AE's new DV Fixer will greatly improve the look of your clip without sacrificing image detail or quality. Watch how it's done inside Adobe After Effects CS4. Creative Cow is a support community for digital vide ...more
The noble war sloth is not a very well-known animal. This 11-part video will teach you to use Zbrush, the 3D / 2.5D digital sculpting software, to sculpt a 3D model of a war sloth. Whether you want to create a war sloth or not, this video will improve your Zbrush skills dramat ...more
Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episod ...more
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more
Taking great photos doesn’t mean you have to invest in an expensive camera. By learning a little bit about photography and the camera you have, you can use a simple point-and-shoot to capture amazing pictures. Try out these tips to begin! 1. Take the time to learn your camera ...more
By now, you should have won some decent money in the lottery, right? But you haven't. No matter how many times you play the Super Lotto or the MEGA Millions in your state, you come up dry. Someone else wins. Hell, sometimes even two or three people win. But not you. You can't ...more
This tutorial shows how to adjust the Hue, Saturation and Value of an image to improve a photo and make it look like it was shot at a different time of the day. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interes ...more
This video is a drawing lesson, demonstrating how to draw a garden starting with simple geometric forms and slowing elaborating them step-by-step until a beautiful final product emerges. All you need is a pencil, paper, and some patience to create this relaxing, perspective-la ...more
You bought your Canon PowerShot SD600 digital camera for its megapixels, but sometimes you don't want them all. This how-to video shows you how to manage them. Watch this photography video tutorial to learn how to set a SD600's image size and improve your pictures.
This video tutorial belongs to the Beauty & Style category which is going to show you how to wear a wrist watch. These days not many people wear watches. They find out time with their cell phones. If you want to improve your image, wearing a watch will help. If you are going f ...more
A better body image in six steps, and dieting isn't one of them. This video will show you how to build a better body image. You Will Need * A mirror * A bra that fits * Some sexy underwear * And good posture * A yoga class * A masseur Step 1. Have a bra fitting Get profess ...more
If you want to take a boring photo and pump it full of life, Photoshop CS5's two methods for making a High Dynamic Range image will do just that. The first is a streamlined and improved merging tool, and the second is a new HDR tool that turns a single image into a trendy HDR ...more
Bruce Dorn from Canon breaks down the exposure and Speedlite controls on the Canon 5D Mark II. His explanations are especially helpful as he gives certain shooting scenarios in which tweaking these settings will improve your overall image quality. Explorer of Light Bruce Dorn ...more
Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 software work together so you can efficiently manage thousands of images — or perfect just one. Photoshop CS4, the industry standard in digital imaging, now provides improved access to its unrivaled editing power through a mo ...more
If you're interested in nabbing superhero memory strength, the secret behind training your brain is not necessarily what you might expect. Your standard G-rated brain strengthening exercises range from crossword puzzles to Sudoku to calculating fairly simple math problems to i ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to ready an image for Silverlight's MultiScaleImage control with the DeepZoom Composer. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular web application framework or a seasoned web developer merely looking to improve your chops, you're sure to find bene ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to add a toolbar with images to a VB project. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular event-driven program language & IDE or a seasoned developer merely looking to improve your chops, you're sure to find benefit in this free Visual Basic progra ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to add an image to a message box in VB 6. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular event-driven program language & IDE or a seasoned developer merely looking to improve your chops, you're sure to find benefit in this free Visual Basic programmin ...more
Serpents and dragons are among the most intricate, varied, and fun to draw of fantastical images. This video demonstrates how to sketch a serpent / dragon figure, you can work out the fantasy taxonomy for yourself. It's eerie grin makes it almost seem alive. Improve your fanta ...more
Who knew that Wizard, graffiti-master-for-hire-extrordinaire, could also draw fantastic fantasy images? In this installment of his series of video art demonstrations, he draws a skull knife that look positively menacing. Copy this and improve your art skills boys and girls.
If you're looking to improve your Photoshop skills this tutorial will help you in your quest. In this particular tutorial, a good beginner for some, you'll find out how to isolate an image on white in Photoshop CS4. It's faitly simple to do and involved a couple tools that are ...more
This Adobe Photoshop CS3 tutorial will show you how to adjust and improve skin, change skin tone and change hair color on people in images. Learn how to create model-like skin effects to enhance the appearance of a character. All you need is to do a little touch-up work in Pho ...more
Is your Ubuntu system running sluggishly? Removing the desktop wallpaper and disabling the preview of text and images files can improve the performance of Ubuntu on older computers. This video tutorial will show you how to disable the desktop wallpaper in the Ubuntu Linux dist ...more
This video clip will teach you how to disable the preview of text and image files in order to improve the performance of the Ubuntu Linux distribution on older computers. (You can open the File Manager and select Edit->Preferences to modify the preview settings.)
In this video tutorial you will learn to perform some basic image corrections on your photographic images. Learn how to improve the color and sharpness of your images. The video has some great tips on using Curves.
Watch and see how to use the cropping tool to crop and improve compositions of photos in this iPhoto tutorial.
In this video tutorial you will learn to take a grainy image in Photoshop and improve its look by removing the noise. The digital noise appears as a spray of colored pixels in an image. You won't be able to remove them completely, but you can reduce the noise quite effectively ...more
U.K. department store Debenhams has pulled back the curtain on the reality behind swimsuit modeling. As expected, the standard model goes through quite a bit of "Photoshop magic". Debenhams makes a statement by going au naturale this season. Au naturale on the left, retouched ...more
I have an absolutely wonderful time making projects and writing articles for all of you mad scientists! Today, I will bring you behind the scenes for a look at the workbench, tools, and software that make the Mad Science World possible. Above is my beautiful workbench! My who ...more
Vectorizing your graphics will help improve the quality of your content. Task Tutorial helps you out in this Illustrator tutorial by showing you how to take a crappy jpeg image (a logo), clean it up and turn it into a vector graphic.
Flash CS4 is not only a powerful tool for creating animations. You can also use it to draw! This video will teach you the basics of drawing in Flash CS4 by showing you how to draw a cartoon cow from a scanned image. He looks good, is easy to draw, and should improve your Flash ...more
Take a look at some of the awesome new improvements to Refine Edge in Adobe Photoshop CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or a seasoned graphic design professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the unique features of Photoshop CS5, ...more
Improve your complexion the easy way! Learn how to digitally retouch a face with Photoshop. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial. For more infor ...more
Sometimes you just have too many megapixels. Shooting with lower resolution can be a good thing on your Nikon digital SLR. Watch this photography tutorial video to learn how to manage size on your Nikon D80 and shoot with lower resolution to improve your pictures.