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How To: Tilt shift for a fake miniature effect Photoshop CS4

Easily turn your pics into table top style miniatures with this easy to create effect. This takes panarama photographs from afar and fades certain areas creating a toy scene effect. It's magical. Turn cities into model like images that resemble fantasy more than real life. To do this in Photoshop you're going to use the blur tool, layer masks, copies and gradient tools.

How To: Create bevels in Xara Web Designer

The video shows us how to create bevels in Xara web designer. Firstly using the rectangle tool hold down the Ctrl key to create a square. The problem with the Xara web designer is that it hasn't got a convert to edit the shape features which actually means that you cant select individual nodes with the shape editor tool which may create some other line. However you can select individual nodes by going to arrange/combine shapes/add shapes with selecting the rectangle. And by doing changes the ...

How To: Use the section tool in Google SketchUp

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the section tool in Google SketchUp. This tutorial covers how to create cut-away views of your model in any direction, the context options for the section plane, and how to move and rotate the section plane. You can lock the section orientation by holding the "Shift" key.

How To: Properly focus your video camera

This video shows you how to properly focus your video camera. Usually cameras have two focusing modes, manual and automatic. Despite the sophistication of modern cameras and their auto focusing modes, manual focusing still gives the person operating the camera the most control. To focus in manual focusing mode you must first focus your eyepiece. To focus your eyepiece fully zoom in on your subject, then rotate your lens' focus ring until the subject becomes sharp and clear. Finally rotate you...

How To: Switch brake pads

In this video, we learn how to switch brake pads with Marc DiVall. You first want the side that is longer because that's the trailing side. The arrow should also be pointing to the left. If they are rear mounted, that means the brakes are on the wrong side. Go in and remove the mounting nut from the pad and line everything back up. Use your wide washer and spacers to shift around, which will allow your brake pad to rotate. Replace with the washers and then the bolt and then you can place thes...

How To: Transform a photo into a puzzle in Photoshop

This video from photoshopuniverse shows us how to make your picture look like it's a puzzle by using Photoshop! First you want to open up the layers palette and duplicate the layer. Now add a new layer and bring it down to the middle and fill it in with black. Now to get the puzzle into place, go to Filter---Show Menu Items---Texture---Texturizer. Click the arrow to load texture. Load in puzzle texture. Now you can set the scaling to however many puzzle pieces you want. He put it at 75% and t...

How To: Drive a manual car

This is a presentation from WatchMojo detailing the operation of a manual/standard automobile. Explanation includes the placement of pedals listed from left to right as the clutch, the brake, and the gas. There is also an explanation on the gearshift which includes a diagram of where gears are located. Explanation for the beginning of driving includes instructions as follows; ensuring that the ground is flat, the application of the parking brake, the process of depressing the clutch, placing ...

How To: Shift a graph

This video will demonstrate exactly how to shift a graph on a x,y axis. When shifting a graph on the x axis you will need to replace x with x-h; where h is the variable to shift the graph. No matter how far you need to shift a graph, h is always the number of units you are shifting; shifting up or right is represented as a positive and down or left is negative. Just plug in your units into your equation and you will have your shifted graph.

How To: Adjust a rear derailleur

Use a 5mm Allen wrench and loosen the bolt holding the cable on the rear derailleur. Thread the shift cable through the cable stays and tighten it in the rear derailleur with as little slack as possible. Make sure that the adjustment screw on the shifter is in the mid point of the adjustment.

How To: Tilt-shift photography to create a miniature effect

Kipkay from Make Magazine shows us how to create a photographic illusion, making things look smaller than they really are with tilt-shift photography. Materials needed include rubber plunger, an oversized lens, a plastic body cap, a single lens (or digital single lens) camera, a hot glue gun, a sanding file, and a disposable object for a plastic backing, such as a VHS tape case. With this great tutorial and a little work, create the illusion of a miniaturized world with this photographic tech...

How To: Photograph with a tilt shift lens

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to photograph with a tilt shift lens. Shooting in a position of height will exaggerate the field, Make sure to lock down the exposure of the camera before tilting. A tilt shift lens allows users to choose where the focal point lies and are able to blur out the image. To maximize the depth of a field, users need to simply turn the lens to change the focal point. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in photography and have a tilt shi...

How To: Drive a stick shift safely

In this video, Brandon will show you how to drive a stick shift safely and effectively. In a stick shift, there are three pedals, the gas, the clutch, and the brake, all of which will be used in order to drive the car. You should use your right foot for the gas and the brake and your left for the clutch. This video will show you the basics of how to drive a stick shift and how to shift gears without making the car stall.

How To: Do the easy shift clubbing dance move for beginners

Just because you have two left feet doesn't mean you have to give up on impressing the ladies at the club. We get that getting your groove on can be intimidating, especially when all you know how to do is the John Travolta from "Saturday Night Fever," but there are easy steps you can take to get your body jiving in an "attractive to the ladies" way.

How To: Apply a shape shifting technique to your solos one the guitar with Dave Hill

Soloing is something that every guitar player should learn. Being able to solo on command is crucial to being a great professional musician period! If you know all five of your patterns and are still just playing in the box patterns without much movement, then this video will help break you out of your cage! Dave Hill, a teacher at Musician's Institute, goes into great detail showing you how to use a technique called "Shape Shifting" by moving your lines through each of the patterns on the ne...

How To: Shift gears on a 2008 Ninja 250 motorcycle

In this tutorial, we learn how to shift gears on a 2008 Ninja 250 motorcycle. First, pull in the clutch, take it down to first, then give it gas and release the clutch to get the bike started. To shift gears, pull in the clutch, pick up, then ease out the clutch, then give the bike gas. Keep doing this to change in between the different gears on the bike. Practice doing this in an empty parking lot and don't forget to keep on the gas while you are doing this. You may let go of the clutch to q...

How To: Create real tilt-shift effects in Final Cut Studio

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create a tilt shift effect with Adobe Final Cut Studio. Begin by changing the video's speed to 300% and disable the Frame Blending. Now click on Effects, go to Video Filters, press on Time and select Strobe. Change the Strobe rate to 7-15 fps. Now switch to Motion and Duplicate the group. Then create a simple mask in the upper group and apply defocus to the lower group. Under Mask, increase the Feather rate up to 100%. Now add another mask around t...

How To: Break up hours worked by shift in Microsoft Excel

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 624th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to break apart the hours worked in a given day into one part for the day shift and a second part for the night shift using the MEDIAN function instead of the IF function. The MEDAIN function can be used when there are different ca...

How To: Make the Photoshop CS3 icon in Photoshop

Advance Photoshop shows viewers how to make the Photoshop CS3 icon in Photoshop. First in Photoshop go to File and then click New. Make a new blank at 500 x 500 pixels. Go to your layer button and create a new layer. Next, go to your rectangular marquee tool, hold down shift, and make the rectangle slightly smaller than the canvas itself. Set it from foreground to background and change the background color to a dark blue, enter 15396F for the color. Click on foreground color and enter 3070CA ...

How to Mod Need for Speed: Shift 2 for Xbox 360

We all feel the need for speed from time to time, but sometimes speed alone is not enough. Maybe you feel the need for Need for Speed: Shift 2 career prize money as well. If that's the case, check out this video and learn how to mod NFS Shift: 2 to get maximum career prize money.

How To: Select different items in Finder in Mac OS

In this video, Gary from MacMost demonstrates how to select items on a Mac computer. He explains that there are different ways of selecting items, both with the mouse and with the keyboard. Click to select a single item, and click an empty space to clear the selection. Hold Command or Shift to add to a selection or remove items from the selected group. Drag around an area to select multiple items, and use Command and drag to add more areas. To select items in a list, click to select a single ...

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