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How To : Gel your flash to blend it with ambient light

In this tutorial, we learn how to gel your flash to blend it with ambient light. First, you will need to be indoors with lights on and grab your camera. Make sure you have a separate flash on the camera, then take an amber colored film strip and place it over the flash. Next h ...more

How To : This Hack Turns Any Phone into Black Light

Black lights come in all shapes and sizes, and are useful in a variety of ways—they can help you spot fake currency, urine stains, interesting rocks, deadly scorpions, or even just some cool fluorescent artwork. Most black lights work using a filter or coating over the bulb t ...more

News : Everything You Need to Know About the iPhone XS Max

Three new iPhones means you have to make a choice: Do you go with the smaller iPhone XS, the larger iPhone XS Max, or the cheaper iPhone XR? There's lots to like about each model, but if you want to make an informed decision, it's time to learn what each has to offer. Here's w ...more

News : 10 Photography Tips for Mastering Your Camera Phone

If you're always taking blurry and underexposed pics with your mobile device, try using some of the tips below to turn your phone into a valuable photography asset. It doesn't matter if you have an iPhone, Android smartphone, or even a first-gen camera phone... you can still t ...more

How To : Create baby doll-inspired hair and makeup

Get the most out of your hair, turn yourself into the beauty you are with just a little hair-styling and a little makeup. Watch this video tutorial on how to create baby doll-inspired hair and makeup. Yep, that's right... learn how to make gorgeous curly hair and beautiful mak ...more

How To : Use "foofing" when shooting flash photography

This video is about the concept of "foofing" when shooting flash photography. For this, you need a camera with a flash that can be directionally adjusted. The process involves simply pointing the flash at either a wall or the ceiling, to avoid having the light from the flash s ...more

How To : Use Your Smartphone to Check for Dead Batteries

We've all been there. Channel surfing lazily whilst reclining on the sofa—then all of a sudden, the remote stops working. Out of frustration, you hold the remote up higher, press the buttons harder, or maybe a even give it a good smack hoping that will fix it. Right around thi ...more

Making Electromagnetic Weapons : Flashlamp Lasers

In my second article of the laser weapon series (see the first part here on CO2 lasers), I'll be expanding on the potential of pulsed lasers. I'm sure most everyone has seen those green and red laser pulses on Star Wars. Theoretically, those lasers could be built using a conc ...more

How To : 5 Ways Android Can Lead to Better Sleep

We spend over 30 percent of our lifetimes sleeping—yet it never seems like enough, does it? Distractions ranging from work issues to personal relationships keep our minds racing well after they should be shutting down for the night, and the onset of smartphones has only added ...more

News : Sony Xperia XZ3 — A Bigger Update Than You Think

When rumors first emerged of Sony's Xperia XZ3, many of us wondered why. With the Xperia XZ2 just releasing in April of this year, why is Sony already releasing its successor? But now that it is officially announced, it makes a bit more sense, as what Sony is calling the XZ3 i ...more

How To : Take Better Photos with Your Phone

It's truly amazing how far smartphone camera hardware has come in such a short period of time. It took roughly 5 years to advance the image processing capabilities from a pixelated mess to the crisp and clear photos we can take today. This reaches well beyond the megapixel spe ...more

News : Our Favorite WTF Gadgets from CES 2016

There was lots of new tech to check out at CES 2016, but you could argue that the majority of the big-ticket items weren't the most unique things in the world. Thankfully, there were a few innovative, unconventional ideas on display, and here are some of our favorites. We Get ...more

How To : Create a Raquel Welch inspired makeup look

In another great video from FashionFace TV, we get a full face look inspired by the iconic beauty of Raquel Welch. In addition to a set of makeup brushes, you will need eye base, peach color corrector, matte light colored eyeshadow, satin taupe eyeshadow, black eyeshadow, bla ...more

How To : Make silver different colors by anodizing

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make silver different colors by electrochemical anodizing. Without using paint, you can give a silver surface various colors by anodizing it. WARNING: Anodizing solution is corrosive, so wear gloves at all times when ...more

How To : Apply Princess Jasmine inspired makeup

In this tutorial, amazing make-up artist, Kandee Johnson shows how to get Walt Disney's beautiful Princess Jasmine look from Alladin! Watch as Kandee transforms herself into a whole new her! (Get it? A Whole New World? A Whole New Her?) The following products were used of ach ...more

How To : Grow Plants With Compact Fluorescent Lights

I like to grow vegetables all year round, and I couldn't afford the big gas bulbs, or the power to run them. The big gas bulbs: can explode can burn you and your plants cost upwards of $50 a month to operate raise the temperature in your home, causing the air conditioning to ...more

How To : Apply light sources to 3D models in Photoshop

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

How To : Create a 3D lettered sign in lights

In order to create 3D lettered signs in lights, you will need to first create an object. Open Illustrator. Type your letters on the page. Adjust the font to the style you would like. Click on "effect". Then, click on "3D". This will allow you to rotate the image for the angle ...more

How To : Be over 40 and fabulous with a cougar makeup look

Kandee is a makeup artist who takes us through this great youthful looking cougar makeup look. First put a primer all over the face. This is great to fill up any wrinkles or lines. Areas to highlight are the eyelids, underneath the eye, and all areas around the nose. Take the ...more

How To : Simulate a ray of light in Photoshop

Photoshop Universe shows you how to add a simulated ray of light to your photos. They give you advice on how to use levels, the radial blur filter, and the lighten color blend mode. You can give your pictures a nice added touch by learning this simple and easy to understand te ...more

How To : Apply light sources to 3D projects in Photoshop

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

How To : Use a Vivitar flash for a kicker light outdoors

This video instructs the watcher on how to use the flash of a Vivitar to add light to photos taken outside if a little extra light is needed. Turn the camera on AV mode, choose an ISO setting like 100 or 200, then take a reading, either off the sky or an object. Then use the V ...more

How To : Use the Crayola Color Wonder Magic Light Brush

It's magical! The Magic Light Brush knows what color you are using and magically reveals the color of clear Color Wonder paint. This is a great mess free product to use for your child's next art project. This tutorial teaches you and your child how to use the Crayola Color Won ...more

How To : Add simulated light to a scene in After Effects

Andrew Cramer shows you how to simulate light in your After Effects scenes. The effect shown is good for any time you have a flash of light shown like lightning or clashing light sabers. Add simulated light to a scene in After Effects. Click through to watch this video on crea ...more

How To : Style a yamadori bonsai

This step-by-step tutorial will teach you the correct way make a Light-Saber effect using Paint.net.In this video, you will learn how to gather the Light-Saber image, paste the image into Paint.net, choose the preferred color for the Light-Saber, and other special effects such ...more

How To : Experiment with temperature using glow sticks

In this video from Dr. Carlson, users are shown how to witness the effects of the relationship between temperature and matter firsthand, using light-sticks. For the experiment, users need 3 beakers (or vessels of the sort,) and 3 light-sticks of the same color, shape, and ligh ...more

How To : Use a light meter for your photo camera

This cinematography tutorial video provides the basics of working with a photographic light meter as well as how to read the meter. A light and flash meter is nothing expensive. All you need is something that will measure the light and your flash. Most light meters are relativ ...more

How To : Use an external or hand-held light meter

Not all cameras come with a flash, and not all cameras have the flash you need. That's where external light and flash meters come in handy for dark or low light shooting situations. In this video tutorial, learn how to usa an external flash like the pros.

How To : Apply pretty makeup

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply pretty makeup. First, use a foundation brush to apply foundation in your skin tone all over your face. From here, apply concealer to the red spots or breakout areas and then apply a powder foundation over that. Then, you will focus on th ...more

How To : Photograph with a point & shoot camera

In this tutorial, we learn how to photograph with a point and shoot camera. If you have dark light on the face, make sure you turn flash on your light and make sure it turns on to even out the lighting that's on the face. One of the easiest ways to shoot outside without using ...more

Important Astronomers : Isaac Newton

In my opinion, Isaac Newton is definitely the number two astronomer, right below Galileo Galilei. His discoveries were very important to uncovering the secrets of space, and he deserves to be remembered. Isaac Newton (January 4, 1643 – March 31, 1727) Isaac Newton was born t ...more

How To : Photoshop the Universe (Just Like NASA Does)

NASA just released this beautiful image of what's leftover from a supernova explosion. The red cloud is expanding cosmic debris, the blue is a blast wave of electrons, and the stripes at the edge tell of a high energy burst of x-rays that may be bound for earth. This image was ...more

How To : Levitate a card for fun

A very simple and easy trick is involved in levitating a card. The following are the steps to be followed: 1. First take a plain card. Also take tape and a normal string. 2. You need to stick this tape on the fair side of the card such that the tape is not visible. It is good ...more

How To : Plant and care for rhubarb

Learn how you can plant and care for rhubarb with this gardening tutorial. As rhubarb is likely to be in one position for many years, ground preparation is very important. Plenty of organic matter in the form of garden compost or rotted manure should be worked into the soil an ...more

How To : Use existing light to take better pictures

Watch this photography tutorial to learn how to use the existing light to keep your subject from being overpowered by the flash. Taking better pictures using existing light instead of flash is easy with the tips in this how-to video.

How to Paint beach nails : light pink with white

This video shows the secret of painting beach nails and light pink color with white nail. First apply the base coat, then a light purple color on it and let it dry. Now use white color and make some design by drawing small stripes criss-cross as shown. Use a glitter polish and ...more

How To : Apply makeup for hooded eyes

Learn how to apply makeup for hooded eyes. First apply a light base to the eyes. Use a light shimmery color to the lid using a flat brush. Add a medium to darker color on the crease. Use the darkest color above the crease and blend in well. Small circle motions work best in bl ...more

How To : Record Great Voice-over Dialogue with an iPhone

Sound production doesn't get any cheaper than this. If you need some quick, professional-sounding voice-over dialogue for a student film or YouTube project, then all you need is an iPhone, an app called VoiceRecord and an ordinary blanket to block the background noise. Make s ...more

How To : Make a distressed scrapbook tag

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make a distressed scarpbook tag. Take two tags, one red color and one yellow color and strip the threads off. Take a light color ‘Distress’ ink on a sponge and dab one side of the yellow tag with it to give it a li ...more

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