The resolution, or sharpness, of a lens is vital to creating and reproducing quality photographs. Watch as this video breaks down how to diagnose the sharpness of your SLR lenses.
In this clip, we learn a basic digital photography workflow, one which will enable you to enhance your favorite digital photos with both ease and speed. (Note: To follow along, you will need to have the application installed. Learn how to download and install the Mac App Store here.)
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 apply localized correction in Lightroom 2.
Ward off Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia! Yes, that's right. Sudoku increases mental sharpness! It's also a lot of fun. Do not go insane, play sudoku!
Rhubarbs aren't a commonly consumed leafy plant, but people are most definitely missing out on a unique and tangy explosion of flavor. Though the rhubarb's leaves cannot be eaten (they are mildly poisonous), their bright red stems add tartness to any dish they're tossed in.
This video describes how to edit images and videos in MS Power Point 2010. For example, we will take a slide with picture added. If you want to edit the picture, first go to the "Picture Tool" button and click on the format tab. If you want to change the contrast and sharpness of the picture use the "Corrections" menu, and to change the saturation, tones, and to do recoloring we can use the color option tab, and then the "Artistic effects" which can be used to see a real time preview like usi...
You can manipulate the AF fine-tune on your Nikon DSLR in order to optimize the sharpness and resolution of your lenses. This is a great tool for achieving the highest picture quality possible.
Despite having the UltraPixel branding, the M7's camera can leave you feeling a little let down. The picture quality is clear and the low-light shots are decent, but when looking at the same shots taken on a friend's iPhone, you may feel a little inadequate.
In this software video tutorial you will learn how to soften skin feature in Lightroom 2 in Yanik's Photo School. Select a photo and zoom in to the skin area. Click on the adjustment brush, or ctrl K. Here you can adjust 7 features; exposure, brightness, contrast, saturation, clarity, sharpness and color. But, if you click on the other 'exposure' dropdown menu, you will get these 7 options and additionally a 'soften skin' option. Click on 'soften skin' and it gives you the options to add nega...
Bring out the details in your photos with one simple photoshop filter. Using the high pass filter will increase the sharpness of your photos, and allows you to focus on the specific areas that you would like to see in greater detail.
In this video tutorial you will learn to perform some basic image corrections on your photographic images. Learn how to improve the color and sharpness of your images. The video has some great tips on using Curves.
The first step needed to maintain an edge on your woodcarving knife is to test the knife each time before use. One sign of a woodcarving knife becoming dull is for the cuts to come off in small splinters instead of curled shavings. One of the easiest ways to sharpen your knife is to hold it at a 20 degree angle on your sharping belt and push away from your person. You must repeat the rolling motion shown in the video around ten to twelve times before retesting for sharpness. This step can be ...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use a long handled saw. This type of saw is used to cut off the branches of trees. There are 2 bolts that screw the blade onto the handle. The handle is about 2 meters long when folded down and about 5 meters when extended out. When the blade is not in use, place the cover over it to prevent any accidental injury or sharpness wearing. Never use the blade near electrical wires. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in lumber or ha...
Learn how to use the Gaussian blur tool to add mood to your digital photos while maintaining sharpness and detail. Meet the Adobe Photoshop pen tool! Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial, which presents a complete overview of how to use the Gaussian blur filter when touching up a photo. For more information, and to get started using the Gaussian blur tool yourse...
Photoshop is full of clever, cool little tricks that it can take quite some time to fully experience them all. One of the cleverest tricks comes in the Photoshop CS4 and allows you to combine different images of the same object and combine the areas of sharpness. By doing that you would be creating a focus stack and increasing the depth of the field in the photo. So sit back and find out how to create a focus stack using Photoshop. Enjoy!
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to sharpen photos in Adobe Photoshop CS3. Begin by opening the image in the program and duplicate the image layer. To duplicate, press the control and J button. With that images, go to Filter, choose Other and select High Pass. The images will now be covered entirely of gray. It is recommended to set the radius as 5-6 pixels and then press OK. Change the layer blending mode to overlay, soft light, hard light, vivid light or linear light. This video wi...
John from www.YouGoProBaseball.com shows us how to grip and throw a curveball. There are two ways to throw a curve ball and one of the ways is to keep your index finger and your middle finger on the right side of the two seam of the ball. The real curve ball is that with a lot of depth and sharpness. The depth in the sense how far the ball breaks along the path. The longer it takes time to break the sharper its curve will be. And you need to feel the ball when you throw the ball, keep your fi...
A standard tile cutter will cut ceramic and porcelain tiles but not natural stone tiles. To use the standard tile cutter adjust and lock the guide. Then, slide your tile into position in the tile cutter. Next, position your cutter on the edge of the tile. Push down on the cutter while sliding the cutter across the tile. When the cutter gets to the end of the tile, press down. The tile should then break into two smooth, clean pieces. Run a tile file over the edge of the tile to reduce the shar...
This video teaches the secrets to sharpen a convex wood carving knife in simple steps. First find out how dull your knife is by cutting a paper or shaving hair on you hands. Now take a sand paper attached to a pad and start sharpening the ends by applying less pressure. Now try the sharpness of the knife, it will be better. Now take a double sided strop with sharpening compound and start rubbing the knife edge. After sharpening try the knife again, it should be good enough.
This video goes through the steps needed to sharpen a kitchen knife using a sharpening steel. The presenter goes through sharpening various knives, using two different sharpening steels. He shows the proper technique of how to use the steel, how to hold it and how to move the knife across the steel. He also shows how to check how sharp the knife is, by carefully moving your thumb down the blade, rather than across the knife, and also how to use a tomato to check for sharpness.
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First of all you need a long hair brush and a teeth hair brush. You may also use a band for adding glamour. Start by spreading the hair on the front of the head. Now go one inch behind and then take a lock of hair and then comb it and then start back-combing it to the front. Repeat this process taking different locks of hairs at the top and then back-combing them in sections. So you get a hair line on the top of the head which divides the hair into two parts. Now you have to comb the back por...
Food editor Ian Knauer demonstrates a simple method for using a whetstone and a steel to keep your blades sharp. Just follow along and learn how.
A simple and easy way to make lasagna with the 10 minute cook. There are three parts to making a lasagna, there's making the meat sauce, making the white sauce and the third part is just assembling it all together it placing it in the oven.
Make everyone in your neighborhood green with envy over your lush lawn with these landscaping secrets. Learn how to get your lawn green with this Howcast landscaping guide.
After years of making do with a cheap knife, I finally bought a really good 8" chef's knife—a Henckels, although I was also eyeing a Global santoku. It quietly but literally changed my life.
Dull knives in the kitchen are not only slow, but possibly the most dangerous threat in your home. In this entertaining and informative video, Bruce Trettor teaches how to properly sharpen your own knives with a hand-held sharpener. He explains how to test the sharpness of your knives, the common indicators of improperly sharpened knives, and some great tips on chopping and slicing that will drastically improve your cooking skills. He also covers the different techniques necessary to hone you...
The OnePlus 5 doesn't have too many weak spots, at least not when you consider the price. But you might feel that the company with the slogan, "Never Settle," might have actually settled a bit with its camera. The OnePlus 5 and 5T don't have bad imaging specs, but they could use a pick-me-up, which is what we're about to provide. There's a bit of a catch, though.
Just like skinning a cat, there's more than one way to sharpen a knife (disclaimer: while I advocate sharpening your knives daily, please don't ever even consider skinning a cat). There's a stone, for an uber-sharp finish; the underside of a mug, for an awesome makeshift sharpening tool; the chef's daily ritual, honing with a sharpening steel; and then there's the remarkably simple, old-school Japanese trick—using a newspaper. Step 1: Grab a Newspaper
On June 12th, Samsung introduced their newest tablet series, the Galaxy Tab S line. These are the thinnest and lightest in Samsung's history, measuring in at only 6.6mm in width and weighing 465g (10.5-inch) and 294g (8.4-inch). Additionally, both have a WQXGA (2560x1600) Super AMOLED display giving these screens both richer and crisper colors.
Apple's iOS 13 has been available for beta testing since June, and the stable release pushed out to everyone on Thursday, Sept. 19. To help you make the most out of iOS 13 for iPhone, we've rounded up everything you'll want to know, whether a colossal feature, small settings change, interface update, or hidden improvement.
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We've all been there: you're staring at a fantastic-looking salad or sandwich full of your favorite ingredients. You take a bite, and you taste only one thing—raw onion. A glass of water, a toothbrush, and an hour later, and your breath still tastes like only one thing—raw onion.
For many, phones are starting to replace televisions as the primary device for watching videos. Thanks to their portability and easy to use apps, it's often simpler to watch Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, or Prime Instant Video on the smaller screen. But not every phone is suited to fit this need, so we did some testing to find the best of the best when it comes to streaming videos.
It looks like the Huawei P20 Pro won't be the only phone with a triple camera for much longer. Rumors indicate the upcoming LG V40 ThinQ will share the same number of cameras. And just like with dual cameras, LG is showing that there is more than one way to arrange them.
If you've ever wondered why the pictures and videos you share with Snapchat on your Android device seem to look grainy with low resolution, you're not alone. We all know it, and we've come to accept it as a plain fact: Snapchat image quality sucks on Android.
Garlic is magical. It fends off vampires (or so I hear), helps lower blood pressure, reduces the production of cholesterol in the body... oh, and it's also freaking delicious, of course. Garlic is a culinary staple in countries all over the world. That lovable stink and sharp bite of flavor are essential to many dishes we know and love today, from spaghetti to sesame chicken.
A good chef's knife is a thing of beauty and, with proper care, a joy forever. It can totally change the way you cook and turn even the dullest prep work into a glee-filled task.
The camera in CyanogenMod, CameraNext, takes some pretty impressive shots when compared to those offered by HTC Sense and Sony Xperia, but it doesn't have many of the features that make it a real competitor. Even the Color OS version of the OnePlus One has received better reviews when comparing low-light shots, which implies that it's not the camera sensor that's lacking, but the software.
Earlier this year, Nokia released the Nokia 8 Sirrocco overseas. The new device served as an upgrade to the 2017 model with a minor specs bump and a more modern design. However, HMD isn't done with the 8 series. A rumored Pro version is coming later this year that brings innovations the iconic brand is known for.