Say what you want about Samsung's TouchWiz UI being cluttered or overbearing, but one thing you can never complain about is a lack of features. In fact, it's been almost 8 months since I first took my Galaxy S6 Edge out of its box, but I'm still discovering features to this da ...more
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
If you need to remove vocals from a song in Pro Tools first you need to open Pro Tools and load the song. First, you need to split this track so go to Track and click split to mono. Now, mute this first track. Next, you want to remove the stereo by panning each the bottom to 0 ...more
Peeled walnuts are so expensive, and they are so hard to shell and peel at home. Shimmy the walnuts out of that papery covering by rubbing them in between a towel. Daniel Duane goes panning for golden walnut nuggets in this cooking how-to video.
Today's segment of Making Art on Your iOS Device takes us into the third dimension. The below apps are suitable for beginners looking to venture into the world of 3d modeling, as well as pros who simply want the basics of Maya in their pocket. Build models/3D mockups or small ...more
I loved the Gold Rush unit back in third grade. We went up to the American River and panned for gold, and my panning skills balled above all. I got like three tiny pellets. Of course, it was all fool's gold, aka pyrite, but it was still pretty legit. And this was before wearin ...more
This is a helpvids video that demonstrates how to use the pan and zoom features in the Pinnacle Studio. By clicking on the video camera icon above the time line, you will see the special effects options. First select the scene you would like to add the effect to. Then chose th ...more
There's still a ton of gold to be had out there, you just need to know how to find it. There a certain spots to look for, like ancient riverbeds and high benches. This video will show you where and how to pan for gold in ancient riverbeds and high benches. Learn how to find th ...more
(Difficulty Level: from Newby to Expert) Digital cameras can produce freaky sharp images—it’s one thing that sets them apart from film cameras. A DSLR doesn’t have grain, it has noise—and that sounds a lot less charming for a reason. If you shoot at a low ISO, high f-stop and ...more
Update 9-9 1 day free gift: Farmhands! You can now find slop while visiting your neighbors farms and post it on their wall. New mini horse, new crop, and a train set! Crop Animals Buildings Train Station - its smaller than the train! Wild West Ranch Tipi Decorations ...more
"Skimboarding in a Storm" displays some ultra cool camerawork, employing the relatively cheap and user friendly GoPro camera (also used in the clever Kitchen Timer Panning Time Lapse Hack). Says Gizmodo, "The idea is pretty simple: attach the rugged, waterproof Go Pro camera ...more
Google Earth is a great tool of the web, if you know how to use it the right way. Learn everything you need to know about using Google Earth in this powerful video series set to show you all the basic maneuvers and tricks to using the well known application. Google Earth is a ...more
This tutorial explains what rotoscoping is, and how to do it, despite him not doing it, in Sony Vegas Pro. Difficulty: Depending on Frames, Advanced/Hard Prior Knowledge: Masking, Panning/Cropping, Basic Video Effects, Track Manipulation. Cheers, -montagical
Aurora borealis (or the northern lights) is a naturally occurring, beautiful light display caused by "the collision of charged particles directed by the Earth's magnetic field." Below, an electrifying display of time-lapse footage taken in Tromsø, Norway, by Tor Even Mathisen. ...more
How to use the new hex gold pan. Gold panning or gold prospecting is the hobby of finding gold in mud and rivers.
Way too much to explain here but, here is a quick overview so you can see where I'm headed with this new head. This tutorial video will give you an idea of how to make a camera attachment that will allow you to pan in two axes and take time lapse shots.
A short tutorial on panning automation in Fruity Loops (FL Studio). Panning is moving a sound from the one speaker to another from left to right or vice versa.
This tutorial shows you how to make crystal text in Sony Vegas using exact numbers so you don't screw it up! There are many different variations, I showed two cool ones I made in the beginning as examples of crystal text and how it isn't always crystal text. Difficulty: Mode ...more
Check out this video from Berkleemusic.com and watch as Berklee Professor Jeff Baust illustrates different ways for using the panning automation in Pro Tools software.
Introduction to the Basics of Off-Camera Flash There are a lot of resources on the web for using your flash. For Nikon shooters, the Strobist and Joe McNally are the best resources. For Canon shooters, maybe Syl Arena is the best. It doesn’t matter because if you are a Canon ...more
This is a gold panning video showing the start of a mud filled pan to the little bits of gold that turn up in the muck.
Sean Stiegemeier has captured absolutely beautiful timelapse footage documenting the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland: "So I saw all of these mediocre pictures of that volcano in Iceland nobody can pronounce the name of, so I figured I should go and do bett ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use Vibration Reduction (VR). Vibration Reduction is the name if an image stabilizer engine that helps estimating unwanted blurriness when using slow shutter speeds or panning shots. VR has two modes: Normal and Active. Normal mode ...more
Clever little cinematography hack. Flickr user rtadlock mods an old kitchen timer into a panning timelapse motor controller. Explanation video below. Not bad for just $6.50! (Another video on Flickr made with the set up and GoPro camera).
In off-record discussions with AR experts, the consensus on ARKit is that it takes a software approach to the depth-sensors available on Tango devices. As a result, the toolkit has shortcomings, such as detecting walls and vertical surfaces. TapMeasure, a new app from spatial ...more
In this tutorial, learn a quick tip on how to get smoother panning and tilting using a tripod. A rubber band is an inexpensive way to improve your tripod's movement. This method is so easy to do, and you will wind up with a beautiful finished product. This works especially we ...more
So the Canon 5d mkII, iirc, can shoot video that looks like 35mm film, due to its huge sensor and ability to use all of the Canon still lenses. The Canon XH-A1 can't do that. The Casio Exilim ex-f1 can shoot up to 1200 fps looking... ok well not so hot but seems to look good a ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to add watermarks to videos in Sony Vegas. Users will need to begin by creating the watermark image in a photo editing software. Once created, make the image into a transparent background and save it as .PNG format. Now load the video ...more
Whether your holidays are cause for celebration or exhaustion from over-celebrating, alcohol is more often than not involved in the merrymaking. We at Food Hacks are very fond of enjoying this particular indulgence in lots of different ways. Flavored liquors and liqueurs have ...more
Make your own 3D movie with this easy camera hack: record with two cameras simultaneously. Next, use video software to overlap the images, making it viewable through 3D glasses. Very clever (and cheap) concept by Ron and AmyJo Proctor. Check out their site for more details. T ...more
In this video, Graham shows us how to pan for gold. In a few simple steps, an individual could become rich!!! Graham is working with sandstone in Virginia in a swamp like area, but this process could be done in any river. Gold usually gets stuck in cracks in the sides of river ...more
Mozilla helped get the ball rolling with WebVR, but support for the technology has been notably absent in Google Chrome until recently. Now, the latest Chromium developer build offers limited support. Don't Miss: Will Augmented & Mixed Reality Mark the End of the Web Browser? ...more
This tutorial goes over everything you need to know about panning/cropping, also known as easing and zooming, in Sony Vegas 7. Rate, Comment, and Subscribe!
Panolapse is a simple and easy way to add rotational panning motion to timelapse videos. Video: . Panolapse software performs realistic pans on timelapse video Motion in Timelapses: Hardware and Software Camera movement in timelapse sequences can add a lot more dynamism and ...more
This tutorial shows you how to make a professional looking video. Specifically: panning, tilting, zolly effect, dynamic dutch angle, and proper handheld technique. -Stand with your feet shoulder width apart. (You have a lot less balance when your feet are close together.) -Yo ...more
Watch this professional cinematography video to learn how to pan and lock to enhance and maximize the performance of the P+S Technik SKATER Mini dolly. This allows you to either lock the wheels for fixed camera angles, or execute basic panning shots. View final footage of the ...more
Camera mapper is a function in Adobe After Effects that lets you take a static, 2-D image and turn into a dynamic 3-D shot. Create a zoom feature and make it look like you have a camera panning through the picture!
In this video, we learn how to pan your drums in Ableton. First, load an impulse and lay out your drum pattern. Play it back to see how it sounds. Then, pay attention to panning the individual elements of your drum track. When you click on the bottom, you will be able to see w ...more
When shooting action shots such as runners, bikers, cars, or sports shots, a cool effect that you will see in a lot of professional photography where the person is nice and clear, but the background is blurred to give the intention of being in motion and having a lot of speed. ...more
The video shows how to pan for gold using the backwash and tap method. Take about a quarter cup of Georgia concentrate and add to a panning tray (looks like a shallow bowl with ridges). Add some water to cover and gently move the mixture around to wash off the lighter sand and ...more
Space Painter demonstrates how to pan for gold. Put the sediment in a pan and fill it with water. Agitate the pan back and forth. The light sediment will rise to the top as the heavy material sinks. Tip the tray into the water trough to remove the lighter sediment. Gold pannin ...more
In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial the instructor shows how to prepare pan and scan images. To prepare an image by panning and scanning is quite different than preparing an image normally for using in your video. These images should be extra sized as you would perform special ef ...more
Learn to use the Autopan effect in Abelton Live to control the audio panning in your tracks.
In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial you will learn how to pan for gold outdoors. This is a good excuse to play in the dirt for young kids or even for the whole family. Go to the woods, find a stream that is shallow and the current is not strong. Choose a spot that has ro ...more