One task to which DSLRs are particularly well suited is nighttime shooting. Fast, wide-aperture lenses make the most out of available light. In this video tutorial from renowned DSLR cinematographer Philip Bloom and the staff of Vimeo, we receive some tips on how to film at night using, for example, a Canon 7D, T2i (550D) or 5D Mark II.
Image Consultant, Sharon Connolly, in this tutorial shows you how to create a quick, simple and easy look that will help you look awake and raring to go on those mornings you're a little drained. No fuss make-up particularly suitable for more mature women who still want to look sexy.
Want to read books on your iPad? Given its formfactor, it should come no surprise that the mobile device is particularly well suited for that purpose. And with Apple's free iBooks app, the process of acquiring new books is simple. Learn how to use it with this official guide from Apple.
In this video from ExtremeBartending, you can learn how to heat up and serve warm brandy, a classic drink, which is particularly nice to sip on a cold night. The video offers three separate ways to achieve your warm brandy, using hot water in a brandy snifter to warm the glass, and then pouring in the brandy, putting hot water in a separate glass, and then resting your brandy snifter on that, or finally, a bold method that actually involves setting the brandy on fire!
This video tutorial talks about browser exploitation. Particularly, it talks about tools, like BeEF, that can be used to hack known vulnerabilities within browsers and some cool frameworks that you can use to check the security of your own browser. To get started hacking your own browser, watch this how-to.
Time flies. Particularly when it's projected. The magical box in this how-to uses light and mirrors to project the image of a working clock face on any wall. To build your own working clock projector, you'll need the following materials: a mirror, a jeweler's loupe, a clock and a flashlight. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on the assembly process, and to get started on this Daliesque hack yourself, take a look!
Can you speak like the Beatles? Not bloody likely! Well, you CAN learn to speak with a Liverpudlian accent IF you check out this video and wrap your head and tongue around the words. This accent is a wonderful one and recognized around the world as the dialect spoken by the Fab 4. It almost sounds Scottish, but it's 100% working class England. John Lennon had the best example out of the Beatles of this accent, with George Harrison coming second. Paul and Ringo did not have particularly good L...
Zombies have followed hot on the heels of vampires as the monster du jour in modern America, and this has been particularly pronounced in video games for some reason. Gamers dig zombies, we suppose. The zombie game folks are even developing some camaraderie amongst themselves, as evidenced by the easter eggs exchanged in Left 4 Dead 2 and Dead Rising 2: Case West. This video will show you where and how to find a Left 4 Dead 2 reference / easter egg in Dead Rising 2: Case West.
This video will teach and demonstrate the thyroid status assessment and thyroid gland examination in a patient. As a doctor, you will, at some point in your career, need to examine the thyroid gland in a patient's neck, and some other parts of the body which are effected by the thyroid.
On your Apple iPhone or Apple iPod Touch, your applications have icons, and those app icons have an automatic glossy feel to them, which presents a white streak on the top. If you don't particularly like that gloss effect, there is a way to remove it. This video tutorial will show you how to remove the gloss from any iPhone or iPod Touch app icon.
If you're a beginning or intermediate ukulele player and you're looking for a way of taking your playing to the next level, you'll probably want to use some movable chord forms. These are particularly helpful if you already know the open chord forms or if you're having trouble learning a song you've heard on the radio or are at a ukulele jam session where people are playing in an unfamiliar key. For more details, and to get started learning intermediate movable chord forms on the ukulele, jus...
Digital projectors can be prohibitively expensive, particularly for those who stand to benefit the most from their use—that is, young people who prefer watch television and movies on their home computers. No longer. This hacker's how-to demonstrates how to make a simple digital video projector out of an old LCD flatscreen monitor and a slide, or overhead, projector. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on fabricating your own LCD/overhead digital projector on the cheap, take a look!
All you science and astronomy nuts out there, pay attention, this detailed video tutorial series will tell you everything you need to know about using the Meade EQ Series Telescope to ogle the universe.
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.
This video offers instructions on how to use a wire wrap (or wirewrap) tool, an excellent and underrated alternative to soldering. It's particularly useful when prototyping as wirewraps can be undone quickly using the short end of the tool (though this particular process isn't demonstrated in the video). See how to connect a 4-legged RGB LED to header pins, a job that is particularly obnoxious to accomplish using solder and an iron, using 30-gauge wire and the tool. For more information, and ...
Minecraft is such an incredible game that it allows players to create other games within their Minecraft servers. Here is one that is particularly fun. This is Blockey. Watch this video to learn how to build your own Blockey arena and get started playing.
American buttercream, made from copious amounts of butter and powdered sugar, forms a particularly thin crust because of the high sugar content, which prevents sticking. American buttercream requires special methods to smooth it out so it lies even on top of a cake, so if you're working with it on your next cake project, check out this video to see how to smooth things out using a spatula.
Really we don't distinguish between dolls and creepy dolls - they're all creepy to us - but if you want to go as a particularly gnarly doll this Halloween, take a look at this makeup tutorial. The only thing scarier than a doll, of course, is a doll that's been slightly ripped apart and sewn back together with stitches.
Appending nodes allows you to reuse node trees from previous files. This can be a huge time saver, particularly when working with complex setups. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial from the folks at CG Cookie. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look!
In this tutorial, learn how to make one disgustingly tasty dessert: The bleeding zombie brain cake! This cake is perfect for Halloween or the birthday of a particularly "goth" friend. This dessert is surprisingly delicious - give it a shot and see how many of your friends will dig into this bloody brain!
Sometimes while folding a particularly labyrinthine origami project you're just one crazy difficult fold away from paper perfection. Don't let that last swing strike out by watching this video, which shows you how to make a tessellation 60 degree pleat intersection.
Watch this recipe from Common Man Cocktails to make the coolest looking alcoholic drink called a Lava Lamp Cocktail. The ingredients you need for the drinks are spiced rum (they use Captain Morgan's), Malibu Coconut Rum, grenadine, pineapple juice, a shaker and a Collins beverage glass to serve. Follow the easy instructions (and make sure to combine the ingredients in the correct order to create the Lava Lamp affect) and make a drink that is the hit of any party, particularly a 70's theme party!
Any hacker worth her salt will need to debug from time to time. One particularly efficient way to check your code is with the RATS code checking tool. In this video, you'll learn how to use the RATS code checking tool for C/C++, PHP and Perl. For a detailed walkthrough on how to use RATS scanner to audit your source code, take a look!
All digital cameras automatically record the date and time each photo was taken and store this time stamp as metadata within each image file. In Aperture 2, you can change these time stamps. This is particularly useful if the clock in your camera is set incorrectly or if you're trying to synchronize photos taken by multiple cameras at a single event.
Chlorosis means yellowing of the leaves, particularly the older leaves of the plant. When present on older leaves it's possible the plant has a Nitrogen deficiency and could indicate that it's a good time to fertilize. If the same symptoms occur with younger leaves the most likely problem is over watering.
Salmon is one of the absolute best types of fish to eat, but many people don't enjoy it because it tastes particularly "fishy" and a little too strong. But the "fishy" flavor of salmon can easily be tempered with a sweet sauce, tangy sauce.
With James Cameron's "Avatar" being as game changing and visually breathtaking as it is, we're pretty sure that this Halloween you'll be seeing lots of folks looking a little blue...makeup-wise, that is. Whether you're dressing up as a guy Na'vi or a girl Na'vi, this Halloween makeup tutorial will get you looking like a member of the tribe like no other.
Have you ever been getting your thang on at a club, totally impressing your lady and just feeling the music until you decide to switch from one dance move to another and instead of solid flow you either fumble or have to stop and start again? It's easy to get taken off the beat when you're transitioning from one dance move to another, which is why the sidesteps dance move was invented.
Everyone knows what a hotkey is. They're keyboard shortcuts that help you be more efficient, and they come in particularly good use in real-time strategy games like the new StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty video game.
Just because the grocery store sells produce, doesn't mean it's all good and ready to eat. Mangos are a particularly tricky fruit to get right… er… ripe. Tommy Atkins mangos the more common mangos, and are usually grown in Mexico (originally Florida). When choosing a Tommy Atkins mango, you need to look for a mango without bruising and with as much color as possible. Green is not quite ready yet. Red is excellent, but a beautiful mix of red and yellow is the best.
We don't know how it happened and can't particularly pinpoint when it happened, but over the last few years cupcakes have way overtaken cakes as to go-to dessert. Perhaps it's because they're pre-portion sized, or perhaps it's because they're so darn cute and easily transformed into any shape we can imagine.
Cutting a hole into a curved mesh is a common problem, particularly for new modelers. This tip shows you how to go about doing it using Blender's retopology tools. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial from the folks at CG Cookie. For more information, including step-by-step instructions...
Grouping in blender allows you to better oganize the objects within your scene by grouping them together. This is particularly use for complex scenes with large numbers of objects. It also allows easy selection for different types of objects at the same time. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software...
Posture plays a huge role in your entire respiratory system. Enabling your body to have good psture can increase breathing and really help expand your lungs. This video will demonstrate exactly how to improve lung capacity with a posture breath excersise.
Blinking red (or yellow) light of death got your gaming on hold? Feeling particularly DIY? Save your games (and your money) by watching this video to learn how to repair a blinking red or yellow light of death. This in-depth tutorial will tell you which tools you need and demonstrate how to disassemble, repair, and reassemble your PlayStation 3 so it's like new again. It's alive! IT'S ALIVE!!!
Welcome to a tennis lesson from FuzzyYellowBalls, the the best place to learn how to play tennis online. Our free video tennis lessons teach you how to play the game in a new way that combines technical analysis, visual learning, and step-by-step progressions.
Starts with your hand placement on the wall edge. Get your palms on top. You need the right leverage to push you up. Torso and mid area should be tense.
Check out this detailed video that covers how to mass cast an object with no flat sides. This video is only for very experienced mold makers or the particularly ambitious. When mass casting a part without a flat side, you must create a two-part mold. We create a two-part silicone rubber mold with a clean parting line and then cast the part with Repro. This process can be used in automotive, mechanical, fine art and film special effects uses.
For anyone who lives in a space that may frown upon making holes in the walls, or for anyone who may not want to take on such a task, there's a simple alternative to hanging curtains or drapes. And the answer is brilliantly simple.
Learn how to create a world in microcosm with this C4D user's guide. While the end result is not particularly pretty the tutorial does show you how do deal with lighting the Hair Render through another layer, creating a cloud layer and the texture for a bubble.