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1 year ago
If you’ve ever been faced with stacks of Super 8 film reels in boxes, on shelves, in file cabinets, or stored in your attic, the idea of having all of it converted to digital video files is extremely appealing, especially if your projector no longer works as well as it used to. But, if you don’t have...
1 year ago
What are effects pedals? If you’re not completely satisfied with the clean, unprocessed sound coming from your guitar and you want to experiment with and modify or color that sound, a great way to tweak it is with effects pedals, also called “stompboxes.” An effects pedal, depending upon its configuration, modifies the sound of your guitar through electrical circuitry or digital modeling via...
2 years ago

Just because we live in an age of high-tech photographic lighting technology doesn’t mean it’s always practical to drag around a cartload of power packs, flash heads, stands, scrims, softboxes, gobos, and cables. It also doesn’t mean having all that gear is going to make your portraiture look better.

 
3 years ago

Brian Marcus, the co creator of the GL-1, guides you through the processes and techniques that make this revolutionary product so successful for his professional workflow.

3 years ago

Whether you’re performing in live situations, practicing in your living room or looking for that natural sound for recording original music, an electric guitar amplifier is a must-have item. There are scores of them available. Determine which type you need by reading more below, and whether or not it will help you fulfill your musical goals.

 
5 years ago

There has been a great deal written about cleaners and polishes for guitar finishes, and each guitar player you ask will have a different opinion about them. Most luthiers (the people who build guitars) will tell you that the best cleaner is simply a soft, damp cotton cloth.

 

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