30 Photoshop Techniques Every Photographer Should Know

If you're a photographer or retoucher, there are certain Photoshop techniques you just have to know. Tutvid and Nathaniel Dodson have made this amazing 4-part free mini-course about retouching, that walks you through the basics of photoshop and explains why they're important and how to use them. Photoshop is full of capabilities and always have at least five ways to accomplish any [...]

By | 2017-09-20T14:57:21+00:00 25 May 2017|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Education, Photography, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bring Your Photography to Life

Commercial advertising photographer Tom Hussey photographed an award winning campaign for Novartis' Exelon Patch, a prescription medicine for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer’s dementia. The highly conceptual photographs depicted an older person looking at the reflection of their younger self in a mirror. "Sometimes we need photography to create a complex interplay between reality and illusion" - Tom Husse. [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:38:23+00:00 30 March 2013|Categories: Be your own guru, Photography|Tags: |0 Comments

Sources for Royalty Free Music

As you probably know, you are cannot use music freely in your movies or a podcast for that matter. You must gain permission to use other people's material and often this will also cost you money. There are of course alternatives, but to put get a grip on different licensing rules or finding good free music, takes time. Therefore I [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:38:40+00:00 10 March 2013|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Film, Film Production, Music|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Top 5 Free Disposable Email Address Services

I've got 5 different e-mail addresses. One private, one for business, one for signing up with different sites online and so on. But even if I try to limit the use of the more important addresses, which I have linked to my phone, I still receive a lot of spam. Spam, spam, spam and then some more spam. Trying new things on [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:38:49+00:00 26 February 2013|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Hack, Internet|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

My Favorite Websites

I spend a lot of time online, both at my work and in my off hours, and find there are certain key sites who do a great job to help me stay up on business issues and personal interests. So I thought I would share some of my favorites, the ones that get me excited about work and life. I highly recommend checking [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:39:00+00:00 23 February 2013|Categories: Be your own guru, Business, Entertainment, Internet, Personal, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Facebook Cover Templates

I'm working on some Facebook Timeline Cover Templates for Photoshop, which you can download and edit for free. There is no "Help-file" or "How to..-guide", in the pacage. But with your feedback, I'll easier understand what needs a detailed description, in future updates. Try them out and let me know what you think.   Download the .zip-file here: Facebook_Time_Line   Some [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:39:23+00:00 8 February 2013|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Entertainment, Internet, Social Media, Web design|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Kjøpe nytt kamera?

Det nærmer seg jul og i år som så mange år før, vil det nok ligge mange flotte digitalkameraer under juletreet. Men det er ikke alle som vet hvilket kamera de skal kjøpe til seg eller «familien». Derfor har jeg tenk å gi deg noen fine råd til hva du skal se etter og fokusere på. Lister Selv er jeg [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:39:39+00:00 28 November 2012|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Photography|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Free Photography Course

Marc Levoy's Photography course @ Stanford University, is now freely available on the Stanford website. Everything from PowerPoint presentations and lectures to animations that explain some photography theory, and various photo-related tasks, can all be found on their website. Marc Levoy, is a professor of Computer Science at Stanford, whom in the late seventies developed a digital animation system that [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:39:51+00:00 5 November 2012|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Education, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Top 10: Why First-Time Freelancers Fail

So you have been thinking of quitting your day job and starting up as a freelancer? Beware of these 10 things that can sink your business before it sets sail, listed by Freelance switch: There’s quite a fetish for failure-as-fodder these days. Search “failure” on popular business sites like Forbes, Entrepreneur, or Inc, and you’ll get loads of articles on how it can be a great [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:40:02+00:00 18 October 2012|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Education, Film, Film Production|Tags: |0 Comments

20 Digital Cinema Camera Pocket Guides

Evan Luzi, who runs a fantastically practical site about being a top-notch camera assistant called The Black and Blue, has put together a total of 20 pocket guides for basically every major filmmaking camera in use right now — from the Canon 7D all the way to the RED EPIC and Arri Alexa. This is what Evan had to say about the guides: The pocket guides have been [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:40:16+00:00 18 October 2012|Categories: Be your own guru, DIY, Film, Film Production|Tags: |0 Comments