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How To: Create a time-lapse movie from still photos with a digital camera and iMovie

Ever wonder how people make those wonderful and awe-inspiring time-lapse films? Well, this video shows you the bare basics of creating a time-lapsed movie. First, you'll need to set your digital camera on a tripod and set it to take stills at your desired intervals. Then, you'll need to import all of these photographs into Aperture or iPhoto on your Mac computer. Then it comes times to turning those pics into a time-lapse film. Watch and see how!

How To: Easily give your photo a modern look using Photoshop

Photoshop is one of the most well known and used pieces of software available for your computer. It has revolutionized the way photographs are printed and is an excellent way to perform easy touch ups without having the subject need plastic surgery. Many publications use it to make celebs looke even better, and sometimes unreal, and is responsible for many fake and scrutinized pics. But despite all of its flaws, it's great to use if you're interested in giving your picture a little bit of som...

How To: Single out a color in a pic using Photoshop

In this how-to video, you will learn how to single out a color in an image with Photoshop. First, go to select and click Color Range. Select all the color of the image by clicking around the object while holding shift. Once it is selected, click okay. Your selection will be made. Go to the magic wand tool. Hold shift and select the color areas that you have missed. Now, go to select and press inverse. This will select everything but the object. Go to image and adjustments. Now, drag the satur...

How To: Make a fake tattoo using Photoshop CS3

The first thing to do is open up Photoshop. Find a pic of a person and clip art you would like to use. Open those documents. On the side of the toolbar, find the brush tool to adjust the clip art correctly. Make a rectangle inside the clip art. Then hit Ctrl+c to cut the clip art out of the box and paste in the picture of the person. Then you remove the white in the picture by clicking on layers, and darken. When you do that, you are ready to shape the clip art to the body by clicking the box...

How To: Create a Matrix background effect in Photoshop

First thing to do is to create a new pic image called matrix. The next thing you want to do is to change the width and the height of your picture, as well as the resolution. Pick any background color you want, take the paint bucket tool and fill the background. To get the matrix code, go to Filter, Texture, and then finally Grain. You want to set the intensity to 90, contrast to 50, and grain type should be vertical. To get the grain to be green, you press Ctrl+U, press colorize and drag the ...

How To: Make an LED light brick

This video by makemagazine demonstrates a weekend project on how to make a LED light brick. The materials required for this project are listed on the link to the make magazine page in the info box or it can be orders as a kit from the make magazine store. Take the PCB (printed circuit board) and first solder the Resisters and Capacitors as shown. Next test the LEDs and separate them using a button cell batteries. Solder the LED, PIC micro-controller, DC power connector and tilt switch followi...

How To: Use the patio awning on your RV

Check out this instructional RV video that demonstrates how to use the patio awning on your recreational vehicle. Check on these routinely: the lift handle (make sure that the spring is working correctly), and a knob on the back that loosens up the inner arm, and the locking mechanism (which is located on both the front and back arm). Go ahead and open up the awning by taking your awning rod and reach up to the top and unlock it which is always located on the front and none in the back. Then ...

How To: Turn Your Smartphone Pics into Extra Cash with These Android and iPhone Apps

Everything is documented these days, thanks to the Internet and mobile devices. Most people who own a smartphone use it to take lots of pictures. If you're one of those people, an app called Scoopshot can help you turn some of those photos into extra cash. Scoopshots lets you post your pics so that news organizations can pay you to use them. Companies can also post tasks, so if someone is looking for a particular photo in your area, you can accept the task, go take the photo, and earn money f...

How To: Beautify Your Twitter Account with Profile, Header, and Background Images

This goes out to all of the Tweeters out there looking to get a little more creative with their Twitter accounts. My page has always been extremely basic, because I just never bothered to pretty it up. I just had one of the stock backgrounds and the good ole Sacramento Kings logo for my profile pic. So, if you want to add your own cool photos and backgrounds to your account, the folks over at Twitter made this funny cartoon video just for you. It's not the most complicated of tasks, and every...

How To: Stream media from a Droid X phone to a PlayStation 3

Okay, just because the new Verizon Wireless Droid X comes with an HDMI-out port doesn't mean you're limited to just that. Motorola has made it possible for you to play video, music, and pictures to your television without any wires at all. With the Droid X's DLNA media sharing application, you can easily stream to an PS3 or Xbox, send pics to your PC, and stream videos to your TV. Check out this video walkthrough to learn how to use the DLNA services to connect your Droid X to the PlayStation 3!

How To: Create clouds over a sea 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 digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this episode, Ben shows you how to create cloud over a sea in Photoshop.

How To: Automatically Delete Your Google History on a Schedule

Your Google history is mostly a binary choice — either you enable it fully, taking advantage of all its features while letting Google record your activity, or you disable it, staying incognito but also missing out on some fun stuff. But now, Google will let you auto-delete your history, allowing you to utilize all the perks that come with recording your history while maintaining some level of privacy.