Charles Baines

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How To Make Your Own 'Fallout 4' Pip-Boy

Alas, if you’re looking to get one of the coveted <i>Fallout 4: Pip-Boy Editions</i>, you’re out of luck. The gaming public went wild over Bethesda’s canonical peripheral and bought out the entire stock in a flash, leaving hopeful wasteland wanderers to scrounge eBay. And there’s no new stock coming …

5 Photoshop Tricks You (Probably) Don’t Know

The Photoshop Training Channel published this great 9-minute video with 5 useful Photoshop tricks that the majority of casual Photoshop users …

12 tips every photographer should know

A big dSLR can seem daunting for beginning photographers. Before you get going, make sure to take the time to get to know your camera. Preparation includes strapping your camera correctly, formatting memory cards in-camera and changing the image quality setting so you’re not shooting in low-quality …

10 Tent Tips For Happy Camping

10 Photoshop alternatives that offer powerful editing and photo management controls

One could argue that, as an image editor, Adobe Photoshop is in a class by itself — a unique industry standard. So perhaps it’s counterintuitive to suggest alternatives or replacements for it.<p>Still, some people who bought Photoshop in the past did so because it was the best image editing app, even …

Wilderness Survival Card

The Wilderness Survival Card is made from stainless steel, all of the tools in this one-of-a-kind survival tool offer superior strength and …

Stainless Steel

Hold on Tight! Here Are 50 Hard-Hitting Filmmaking Tips in Just 7 Minutes

Our favorite young YouTuber is at it again, this time with 50 quick tips that are sure to inspire better filmmaking. So without any further ado, …

Filmmaking

10 Audio Accessories Under $100

Only have a small amount of money left in your budget for audio accessories? No problem. Check out all this great sound gear that’s available to you …

13 Exercises for Photographers That Can Help Jump-Start Creativity

Like the world’s tidal waters, photographic creativity ebbs and flows for many of us. Sometimes creativity can use a jump-start, an artificial method …

After the Fall: Bug Out Bag Essentials Checklist

The Bug Out Bag (BOB), emergency preparedness kit, disaster kit, GOOD (Get Out Of Dodge) bag, grab bag, 72-Hour kit, INCH (I’m Never Coming Home) …

7 Essential Tips for Trail Running

U.S. trail marathon champion Megan Lizotte runs along the Pacific Ocean at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve in San Diego. Photo: Scott DraperIf …

Trail Running

10 Easy Blues Songs on Guitar | Beginner Songs & Chords

What’s in a John Muir Trail Guide’s Pack?

<b>The 212-mile John Muir Trail is quickly becoming</b> one of the most popular long-distance backpacking trips in the West: In the past 15 years, requests …

Ideas of things to do while camping

Whether camping in a tent or RV it is great to sit by the fire and relax for a period of time, but after a few hours or days most of us need to find …

4 Iconic Editing Techniques

Editing a motion picture is truly an art all its own. Here’s a look at some of the greatest edited sequences and the filmmakers that influenced</b> …

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

Adventure<p>The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

Why Every Editor Needs to Learn After Effects

At a recent Toronto Media Composer User Group I asked the editors how many of them knew After Effects, and I was stunned at how few put their hands …

The DIY Home Improvement Projects With A Great Return On Investment

When investing in a home improvement project, many people hope to get at least most of that money back when it's time to sell the house. If you're …

The Ultimate Guide to Every Type of Alcoholic Drink Glass

Red solo cups are fine for backyard barbecues and certain country music artists, but when we're hosting a dinner party or feeling fancy, we prefer to …

9 Great YouTube Channels for Filmmakers

Subscribing to these YouTube channels for filmmakers is like going to film school for free!<p>Aside from simply going out and creating a film, one of …

Filmmaking

How-To: Build a $150-$300 iTunes video + music server for your home

In May 2005, iTunes evolved from a music player into a video library manager, paving the way for video iPods (October 2005), Apple TV (March 2007), and AirPlay video streaming (September 2010). Since then, iTunes libraries have become bigger and more central in homes, as users now stream content …

Legoizer Turns Your Photographs Into A Lego Mural And Tells You How To Build It

Before and After<p>Not too long ago, we shared a really awesome legography project by Samsofy, where he uses Lego people as subjects in his incredibly …

The 5 Best Cheap Lenses for Micro Four Thirds Cameras

Of any mirrorless camera system, the Micro Four Thirds coalition has the most lenses available. Between both Panasonic and Olympus, the system has …