Product Lighting

How To : Do high key video lighting for product photography

This video shows you how to do video lighting for product shots. In order to do this the presenter begins by putting the product on a plate. He has three lights that are placed around the product. 650 watt shooting onto the background. The second light is 1000 watts, with an o ...more

How To : Watch the 2011 Super Bowl Commercials Online

It's that time of year again when pizza boxes line the room and buffalo wings stain the couch. When cases of beer sit in the cooler and the big screen TVs are fired up and properly calibrated. When two of the best football teams vie for the championship title and the Vince Lom ...more

How To : Learn studio product photography tricks

This instructional photography video with Jim Talkington explores various studio photography tricks. Whether shooting products or people, the whole reason for studio lighting is to be able to define the things you want to define and to minimize the things you don't want to see ...more

How To : Create a light box effect for your advertising campaign

Light boxing is a pervasive technique in advertising, used to draw attention to the featured product. You can replicate this effect in Adobe Photoshop. Starting from a blank document, this tutorial walks you through the process of creating your own light box effect.

How To : Apply a light & flirty makeup look for summer

Caked on makeup is not a good look for summer - instead apply light, flirty & girly makeup this warm season with help from Fashion Face TV. Get pinched pink cheeks & golden eye highlights using this video as a guide. Products used in this video include: Laura Mercier Primer C ...more

How To : Create a light and natural pin up makeup look

Just because you want to look like a pin up doesn't mean you have to go the full blown route of Dita von Teese. In fact, the pin up look presented in this video is one you can wear on a daily basis. Glossy, nude eyes with just a smidgen of mascara, bold, well-defined brows, a ...more

How To : Make special effects makeup burn marks

There are a lot of videos out there that offer instructions for creating all sorts of fake wounds. Most of them, however, focus on cuts and gashes rather than that other devious and action-packed type of wound: the burn. This three-part video features detailed instructions for ...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 your eyes look like big doll eyes with Kandee

The make-up artist Kandee Johnson demonstrates how to create a cute look of big dolly eyes for Asian girls. The first step is to make the eyelid look bigger and lighter by using a white eye pencil from Sephora. The second step is to use a light-colored eye shadow from Mac, whi ...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 : Clean a car taillight with Autosol Polish

Watch this video tutorial from the Polish Guy to see how to clean a car taillight with Autosol Polish. In this demonstration we use Autosol Polish to clean and restore a car tail light. The tutorial includes detailed work instructions and best practices. Materials: Autosol P ...more

How To : Apply flattering makeup for TV news anchors

Who better to learn how to apply TV news makeup from than an actual TV news anchor? Emily Noel is a famous TV news anchor with several years in the biz, and she's here with this makeup tutorial to show you exactly how to get that flawless, shine-free TV anchor look you see in ...more

How To : Create a Pamela Anderson inspired smoky eye look

Remember Pamela Anderson's "Baywatch" days? Yeah, Pamela Anderson is a little washed up now, but back in the day there was no one hotter in a one-piece swimsuit. And whether she was rescuing a very thankful (and probably turned on) teenage boy from the water or simply hitting ...more

How To : Create a dramatic Blue Dahlia look by Estee Lauder

Tom Pecheaux, Estee Lauder's new creative director, came to the company with a vision in mind: Bold, more unexpected drops of color for their eyeshadow palettes, lipsticks, and glosses. And bold is the only way to describe his Blue Dahlia palette, which is filled with intense ...more

How To : Apply glamorous old Hollywood makeup and eyeliner

It's hard to picture Old Hollywood stars like Marilyn Monroe and Ava Gardner without their cherry red lips and thick black liner. Thanks to these timelessly glamorous stars, the retro pin up makeup look has been prized by women for decades. With bold colors and minimal applic ...more

How To : Get Christina Aguilera's "Dirrty" makeup look

As a mom and now in her late 20s, Christina Aguilera sports classy and age appropriate makeup, attending red carpets with classic ruby lips and light cat eyes. But this Ecuadorian and Irish beauty wasn't always this put together and chic. A few years ago she was known as XTin ...more

How To : Create a "fresh berries" makeup look

This makeup style is fun and vibrant, without being too over-the-top. This "fresh berries" makeup look plays around with layering colors, which create a unique effect when you turn your hair, making the colors gleam. This berry fresh look is great for spring or summertime (pro ...more

How To : Create a glow in the dark goo slime

Watch this video to learn how to make glow in the dark goo with household products. Add 1 teaspoon of Borax to 1 cup of warm water. Add 1/2 tablespoon of Glow powder and mix for 30 seconds. Pour the contents of a 4 ounce bottle of glue into a measuring cup, fill the container ...more

How To : Create an overprocessed effect in Photoshop

This step-by-step instructional video shows how Photoshop can be used to purposely over-process a photo and give it a more gritty effect. First, a High Pass filter is applied to give the photo a gray buzz. Next, hard light blend layers are applied to give the photo more contra ...more

How To : Apply smoky eyes with a twist of green

Fashion Face brings you a video that teaches how to create smoky eyes with a twist of green, and then shows you how to finish up your whole face. To create this eye look you need eyeshadow base, black brush on gel liner, black eyeshadow, mascara, green eyeliner, a couple of s ...more

How To : Make glowing LED creature costume eyes

By using LEDs that only put out a little light the eyes can be lit in dim room light but still appear white, the moment the eyes are in shadow they glow bright red. Watch this video tutorial to see how to make glowing LED creature costume eyes for your film or costume project. ...more

How To : Fry Banana and Jackfruit Turon Rolls

This turon (banana lumpia) is one of my favorite meriendas (light meals), and it's so easy to make, even a child can do it! It's a must try, especially if you can't think about something to cook. So, for all the diehard banana fans, this is for you. Warning Applicable to pla ...more

How To : Create a rusty red and sienna makeup look for fall

During the fall, warm and comforting colors like brown, red, and sienna abound. Embrace the natural richness and beauty of fall by incorporating these colors into your next makeup look. Take a gander at this makeup tutorial to be guided through how to apply a rusty red and si ...more

How To : Create a natural Parisian makeup look

What is it about Parisian women that makes them so effortlessly chic and timelessly beautiful? Whether we're talking about Charlotte Gainsbourg, AKA Jane Birkin's daughter, or an older lady like Juliette Binoche, Parisian women really take it easy when it comes to applying mak ...more

How To : Make plasma from grapes

You have seen a match make plasma in the microwave. You have seen a compact disc light up. Now you are going to see why it is dangerous to put grapes in the microwave. What's going on? Well, I only have an idea for some parts. The first part is speculation -- the sparks are r ...more

How To : Study

Learning Style What kind of learner are you? There are three different ways people learn: Auditory learner: A person who learns best by listening. This type of person will benefit best by finding someone to study with, to ask each other questions, and to read the study mater ...more

How To : Use Your Kindle 3 eBook Reader Device from Amazon

According to Amazon.com, Kindle was their best-selling item this year, which means many, if not all of you are playing with a brand new Kindle on Christmas Day. Of all of Amazon's Kindle models, the Kindle 3 (6") will be the most common eReader in everyone's hands, either the ...more

How To : Stay Safe When Trick or Treating on Halloween

Halloween has become one of the most popular holidays of the the year in the United States. Retailers even lease out empty retail spaces to put in Halloween stores. People hang Halloween lights on their houses, decorate the front yard and of course there are hundreds of haunt ...more

How To : Follow Up With Sales Leads

3 Effective Techniques for Following Up With Leads The follow-up phase of the sales cycle is like having a goldfish for a pet, in that it's easy to forget about it, especially compared with the excitement of finding new sales leads. This is unfortunately, though, because you ...more

How To : Glaze oil paint over colored pencils

Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to glaze oil paint over colored pencils. "What you are seeing is a short time lapse of me layering color with illustration markers (prismacolor) and color pencils. I have discovered that using markers and color pencils is a much ...more

How To : Create a New Year's harlequin mask makeup look

Traditional makeup is too boring for special occasions, so why not try something a little more fun to ring in the new year? This how-to video goes through the intensive process of applying a vibrantly colorful and ornate harlequin mask, using just makeup. The cosmetic products ...more

How To : Transition Smoothly To Vegetarianism

So you've found yourself opting to be a vegetarian. The transition into a new way of eating and living is not always easy and as a result people often ditch their vegetarian goals and revert back to their previous eating habits. Here are some steps to ensure a successful trans ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

News : The Snoot-less Snoot

I was shooting last Friday and for a particular shot I wanted a special on a product; I wanted it focused, but soft.  Unfortunately we had run out of flags to cut it so my Key Grip came up with a great DIY solution: cut a hole in black wrap, put it on a stand a few feet away f ...more

How To : Get rid of fleas using household products

To get rid of fleas take a pan and put some water in it. Float a tea light candle in the water and light it. Take some dish soap and pour it into the water. Mix the soap into the water. You are not trying to make a lot of bubbles but the soap in the water catches the fleas. Pu ...more

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