Thomas Genovese

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Check Out This Surprisingly Powerful Computer That Costs Less Than $10

At just $9, every kid could have one.<p>It’s taken for granted that everyone has a computer. But it’s not true. Computers may be all but essential to …

50 Guitar Playing Techniques: An Improvement Journal

<b>How many times</b> have you read a list post on improving guitar (or anything really) that had a bullet point titled, “Think outside of the box.”<p>Or …

Electric Guitar

The Joy of Soldering: How to Get Started

Becoming a master of the melting, flexing, and gluing powers of solder can help you start building your own electronics.<p>Becoming a master of the melting, flexing, and gluing powers of solder can help you start building your own electronics.

Microcontroller

Open Tuning

Guitar tunings can be broken down into three basic categories: Standard tuning, Open Tuning and Alternate Tuning.<p>In <b>open tuning</b>, the guitar’s six …

Guitar

A List Of The Best Guitar Keys And Diatonic Chords

Guitar music is written in quite a narrow range of keys. This is due to the nature of the instrument and how it is tuned: some keys are just …

How to Play The Most Common Types of 7th Chords

<i>Bigstock photo</i> <br>7th chords are over the place in every style of music.<p>There is the dominant 7th chord which is the main ingredient for blues and the …

Guitar Scales Explained in Simple Illustrations

In all likelihood, you can play. You may even be able to play some seriously technical stuff. But, here’s the nagging problem: You don’t fully grasp …

41 Cheap And Easy Backyard DIYs You Must Do This Summer

Go outside! You look like you need a little sun.

5 DIY Photography Projects to Save You Money

Professionals and hobbyists alike realize that photography equipment is expensive. The high costs of gear and accessories is a fact of life for pros …

How to Use Continuous Lighting: Light Sources

This is the first part of my series on continuous lighting. Here, I discuss the various types of artificial constant light sources you can use to …

Enough Great Photography Links to Give You Another Week of Inspiration

It's been a great week in the world of photography with some terrific photographs and features being published by some truly gifted artists and …

Composition in Photography

In this article, I will cover a core concept in photography that is neglected by a surprising amount of photographers. Photography is a wonderful …

36 Cool Photography Tuts and Articles That Will Rock Your Week

As another wonderful week passes us by, Toad Hollow Photography has been looking everywhere online for the very best links to tutorials, special …

800 Watt Equivalent DIY Video Light

If you are looking for some really great video lights on a budget that I have the video for you. This is a DIY project that I have used myself, …

Make a Cheap DIY Ice Light Using an LED Flashlight and Some PVC Pipe

Westcott’s lightsaber-style Ice Light is popular among photographers, but the $500 price tag is a bit prohibitory to some. Fortunately for those who …

Portrait Tips and Techniques by Wayne Radford

Facial Recognition<p>In this ebook, you will find information on how to fine-tune and simplify the essential skills necessary for quality portraiture. …

Useful Photography Tip #52: How Aperture Affects Your Flash Exposure

Your flash and your lens’s aperture are directly correlated. First off, know that your shutter speed generally controls the ambient light in an …

Video Demo: Retouching Portrait Photography Using a Photoshop Quick Action

This video is a recording of our live Photoshop demo with photo retoucher Kristina Sherk of SharkPixel.com. Kristina walks us through her time-saving …

More Great Ways to Make Stronger Photographs – A Free eBook from Craft and Vision

Craft and Vision is dedicated to providing affordable photography resources for photographers, so it’s no surprise that they have recently released a …

33 Ways To Stay Creative

Seeing Double: Learn How to Clone Yourself

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Have you ever had a dream where you looked around the room and everyone looked <i>exactly</i> like you?<p>Wait, was that a …