Jean-François Rivard

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ISO Explained for Beginner Photographers

For beginning photographers, one of the hardest parts of learning photography is figuring out all those exposure settings.You know...aperture, …

Shutter Speed

The Exposure Triangle: Making Sense of Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO

How important is exposure in photography? What are the components of exposure? What is the “Exposure Triangle”? These are the questions I will …

Learn 100 Chords Rooted on the D String in Nine Minutes

1<p>SHARES<p>Learn 100 chords in nine minutes. Impossible, you say?<p>Not at all, says Sean Daniel. As you might recall, in two previous videos Sean …

These 7 Books Are Necessary Reading for All Creatives

One of the most challenging aspects of creative work is, well, sitting down to actually do it. There are so many different ways to cull out one’s …

Why You Don’t Need Guitar Tab

<b>PHOTO: Gabriel Pollard | Flickr Creative Commons (cropped)</b><p>Guitar tab has become an essential part of the modern guitar player’s training. These days, …

5 Logic Pro X power tips

<b>Apple's Logic Pro X DAW is a music production powerhouse that encourages you to find your own workflow. However, a great tip is a great tip, no</b> …

Music Production

3 Must Know Pentatonic Exercises (Plus a Weird trick)

Blockchain could completely transform the music industry

Digital music really could use some help. Industry revenues are dipping due to piracy and illegal use of content. Singers and composers are being short-changed by music companies and streaming services. And business models built upon patterns and practices dating back to early 20th century, decades …

Blockchain

The 11 Most Mesmerizing GIFs of 2016

Our favorite loops of the year are so hypnotic you might fall in.<p>Nothing calms the nerves like a perfectly looping GIF, except maybe a shot of good whiskey. You shouldn't drink 11 shots of whiskey in five minutes, but you can definitely get lost in these 11 GIFs. Hell, take 10 minutes. We read the …

Digital Art

Two Things You Must Practice to Master Pentatonics

Chances are if you use the minor pentatonic scale frequently, you might take your method of playing it for granted. And it’s possible that your …

Guitar

A Helpful Six-Note Method That Teaches Beginners How Play a Guitar Solo In Only Five Minutes

In 2015, guitarist Steve Stine of GuitarZoom offered a really helpful way to help beginning guitarists grasp the basics of guitar soloing. Calling it …

Guitar Solos

A Neat Trick to Help You Learn Scales Fast

Learning a scale isn’t just memorizing a pattern. In fact, it’s memorizing lots of patterns, but there’s more to it than that.<p>Unless you actually …

Guitar Essentials: Three Pentatonic Exercises Every Guitarist Should Know

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Gabriel Pollard | Flickr Creative Commons (cropped)</b><p>Pentatonics are the basis for most of every guitarist’s lead work, whether you play …