Scott Bucher

206 Flips | 7 Magazines | 126 Likes | 6 Following | 8 Followers | @MSBucher | Scott Bucher is a full time lighting technician for Cirque Du Soleil. He has a passion for playing guitar, nature, tech, and the arts.

Talkin' Blues: The Brilliance of Jimi Hendrix's Rhythm Guitar Playing

When Jimi Hendrix first exploded onto the scene, much attention was riveted on his radical reinvention of guitar-soloing vocabulary, technique and …

Guitar

Guitar Essentials: How to Harness the Powerfully Versatile Mixolydian Mode

0<p>SHARES<p>The Mixolydian mode is a favorite among guitarists in a number of different genres. It’s constructed starting on the fifth degree of any major …

Electric Guitar

These seven photography accessories will make your life much easier

Each of us has our favorite set of photography accessories we can’t imagine our life without. In this video, Manny Ortiz shares with you seven of his …

Enhancing a Basic Progression with Unusual Arpeggios

There have been countless times over the years where I have been called upon in a recording session to lay down a complimentary electric guitar part …

Guitar Essentials: 10 New Melodic Scale Sequences

Learning scale patterns is a typical starting point for many aspiring soloists, and the first step usually involves mastering scales in a linear …

How To Get Tack Sharp Images With Lightroom's Sharpening Panel

Sharpening photos is one of the most important steps in any photographers post-processing workflow. No matter how good you are at getting a shot …

Tutorials

Which Is the Best Lens for Portraits? 35mm vs 55mm vs 85mm vs 70-200mm (VIDEO)

What is the best lens for portrait photography? That is an eternal debate amongst photographers, one that pro portrait shooter Manny Ortiz has jumped …

Cameras

How to Create LUTs With Photoshop

Ever wondered how to create your very own LUTs using only Photoshop? Look no further, Unmesh Dinda at PiXimperfect just released the perfect short …

How to Use the HSL Panel in Lightroom

Have you continually skipped over the HSL panel in Adobe Lightroom? As your editing technique develops, the ability to control color in your image …

Tutorials

How to Pose Someone Who’s Never Modeled

Working with professional models, those who know exactly what moves to make and how to position their bodies, can be a rewarding experience. However, …

These Are the Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography, According to Serge Ramelli

Serge Ramelli is a professional photographer and educator we turn to again and again for great photography tips and advice. In the below video he …

ramelli

How to Get Tack Sharp Portraits in Photoshop

This great tutorial video will show you how to better sharpen your portrait images in Photoshop.<p>Getting it right in camera is only half the battle. …

4 Sensuous Lighting Set-Ups for Capturing Glamour Photography (VIDEO)

While Glamour photography might not be everyone’s cup of tea, there are still many photographers out there who specialize in this revealing type of …

Video Lesson: Learn to Play Like Memphis Minnie in Open-G Tuning

Bill EvansApril 14, 2018<p><b>From the June 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY PETE MADSEN</b><p>Lizzie Douglas, a.k.a. Memphis Minnie, was born in 1897 in …

Lensbaby’s new lens has tons of built-in options, and it’s crazy awesome

As more and more cameras become connected, camera companies are starting to adapt. There is a culture around “smartphone photography” where you take and edit a photo on your phone before posting it online. I, for one, would much rather take an image with my camera and edit it on my computer before …

Spire Studio is a recording studio that fits in your hand

Immediately record a song no matter where you are<p>iZotope is best known for creating mixing and mastering audio software, but a couple weeks ago, I got to check out Spire Studio, the company’s first piece of hardware. Spire Studio is a palm-sized device that musicians can carry with them to record …

D'Addario Debuts New Premium Ukulele Straps

42<p>SHARES<p>D'Addario, ahead of the 2018 NAMM show, has unveiled its new line of Premium ukulele straps.<p>These new straps are made with with …

Secrets of Shred with Sammy Boller: Speed Pentatonic Scales

736<p>SHARES<p>In this lesson, I’ll be demonstrating my favorite way to rearrange the pentatonic scale into a two string-speed pattern.<p>This trick allows …

WA's Encyclopedia of Alternate Guitar Tunings

WA's Encyclopedia of Alternate Guitar Tunings<p>© Warren Allen, 30 Dec 1997. Last edited 22 Sept 2011.<p>Many, but not all, of the following are 'open' …

Guitar

NUX Announces B2 Wireless Guitar System

216<p>SHARES<p>NUX has announced the B2 Wireless Guitar System.<p>The B2 works like a guitar cable, but it offers you freedom of playing guitar in the easiest …

Another Useful, Lower Repurposing of the Sus4b9 Arpeggio, Plus an Exotic Wide-Interval Variation

258<p>SHARES<p>Continuing our exploration of musically intriguing ways to repurpose the four-note sus4b9 arpeggio we looked at in the November and December …

VegaTrem may have just reinvented the floating tremolo

<b>We see a ton of Kickstarter campaigns for wacky ideas here at MusicRadar, but few have impressed us quite so much as the first product from VegaTrem:</b> …

This crystal ball won't let you see the future but it can help you take amazing photos - The Gadgeteer

Hey, all of you amateur and not so amateur photographers, iPhoneographers, and photobugs out there. I have something very cool to show you. It’s the …

You Can Use This IKEA Bowl to Start a Fire

Unexpected fires are, for the most part, viewed as a bad thing, which is why some people were quite alarmed when this very shiny BLANDA BLANK serving …

IKEA

Survival Slingshot

Whether you're prepping for the eventual downfall of humanity, you're a serious survivalist looking for an addition to your bug-out bag, or you're …

Survivalism

Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Dual Expression Pedal

Electro-Harmonix has announced the introduction of a dual output expression pedal, featuring the company’s advanced polymer construction.The Dual …

This iOS app makes creating and editing guitar tabs a breeze

One of the more tedious tasks of playing in a cover band is managing lyric and chord sheets. When you play a typical four-hour gig in a local bar, memorizing all that music is not always going to happen. You've got to study each song and learn your particular parts, sure, but having a cheat sheet …

20 Ways to avoid mosquitoes like the plague – Part 2

How to keep mosquitoes away while camping? We’ve collected remedies and methods, some of which have been around since your grandparents while others …

Learn Something: How to Master Jazz Guitar as a Rock Guitarist

Electric Guitar