DALL-E 2 AI is blowing my mind is an understantement. I uploaded a picture, and deleted sections of the photo. In the edit section I wrote down what I would like the AI to do. This is the picture I started with: I started with “Delete the van from the frame” Next I asked AI to “replace the van in the frame with more people walking” and this is what it did: The possibilities are endless. In the end I was happy with this image: Let’s see it before and after. Try it for yourself – it’s fun…for now!
Category Archives: Software
Tips and tricks I have learned in my favourite software.
Google Translate and Google assistant are very useful tools. So far I used Google translate on a few occasions to help me reverse the menu of a few monitors from Chinese to English or to read the Menu in a few restaurants in Turkey. The best part is that you don’t even need to know what language the text is written in. Just use Detect language feature. Numerous apps, websites and devices have the ability to translate between different languages. However, Google has two apps that can translate on iOS/iPadOS and Android smartphones if you ever need to interpret a […]
Since I not selling physical products I don’t waste my customer’s time filling out unnecessary information, so I am using Checkout Field Editor (Checkout Manager) for WooCommerce as my Woocommerce checkout field editor. I only request my customers’ First and Last Name and email addresses.
Here is a quick fix for the Woo Commerce error “This is not your download link. Go to shop”. In WordPress go to WooCommerce>Settings>Products>Downloadable products and under: Access restrictions untick “Downloads require login”.
If you are interested in learning how to retouch and colorize in Adobe Photoshop 2022, find below a short tutorial explaining how to quickly do it. Without a doubt, my favorite new feature in Adobe Photoshop 2022 is one of the Neural Filter called Colorize. I used this filter with hundreds of black and white images and I am impressed. Bland and lifeless images suddenly come to life. With certain images the Colorize filter does a decent job from the start, but will look better if you spend a bit more time and fix any colour inaccuracies. Below are a […]
You are in a Teams meeting or an event and tried playing a video as part of a presentation, but you realised that the “Include computer sound” switch is not working when you select Share content on a Mac? To fix this, you will need to download, unzip and install the MSTeamsAudioDevice the first time you include computer audio in a Teams meeting or events. Note! Notifications, will also be included in the meeting.
Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020”, is of a broken egg underwater. It looks like a big nose under a helmet. What do you see? Leave a message below. This is the second part of the session I started last night when I photographed a strawberry floating in water. I started setup around 11pm so In the first session I only had time to shoot, edit and post the strawberry. After midnight, meaning today, I resumed my photo session and these are some of the images I am kind of happy with. The […]
Recently I have changed internet providers and my Synology NAS stopped working. Luckily, every Synology NAS server comes with a RESET button, which contains two types of modes: The first reset mode allows you to reset the network settings especially if you move your Synology NAS to another network environment – exactly what I needed. The second reset mode will wipe out all the systems configurations, allowing you to reinstall the operating system Disk Station Manager The second reset mode will include the first but I didn’t need it so I only did the first reset. To reset the administrator […]
This post is mainly for my fellow producers, but not only. Pre-Production The Brief The client wanted a 3 days conference filmed with one camera in Full HD and each session edited into separate videos. Why film a conference? Below are some of the reasons why my client has chosen to film this conference: Video can be a fantastic marketing tool for prospective attendees Video can reach an audience not able to attend your conference. Ideas and discussions can be accessed well into the future. What equipment did I use and roughly how much did it cost? Obviously, the equipment […]
If you prefer, you can watch the same tutorial on my YouTube Channel. Following the Halloween spirit, I swapped my face onto my daughter’s body (and vice-versa) using Adobe Photoshop and if you want to achieve something similar, follow these steps: Step 1 – Duplicate layer Step 2 – Select the Lasso Tool Step 3 – Make a selection around the face Step 4 – Right-click and choose Layer via Copy Step 5 – Rename layer Step 6 – Make a selection around the second face Step 7 – Right-click and choose Layer via Copy Step 8 – Rename the […]
If you want to learn how to film yourself with a smartphone, then this blog post is for you. However, for best results, I recommend using a professional videographer. Set Scenario Let’s assume you are a public speaker/lecturer and want to record yourself for 1 hour because you want to improve your performance by watching the video afterwards and share it with the world by posting it on YouTube. Ask yourself first Does quality matters? If the answer is Yes, hire a professional – get in touch now If the answer is No, continue reading… 2. What do you want […]
Time-lapse video The easiest way to make a timelapse video is to purchase a camera that has this function. Some people call it a time-lapse maker. One of the cameras which has this feature is Canon Powershot G16. I take this camera with me everywhere. With this camera, I capture most of my travel images and time-lapses. Check out my Backpacking Cuba blog post. Usually, I select the 120 minutes option when taking a timelapse. The best thing about it – no computer or specialised software needed. Watch my 10 seconds timelapse below or check out my Portfolio: Another way […]
If you are looking for a solution on how to ripple delete all gaps at once between clips in Adobe Premiere Pro CC look no further. Below you will find 5 easy steps you have to follow in order to do that.
How to shoot Christmas Lights decorations in Central London Christmas lights decorations in Central London is a great event and a good opportunity for a photo walk to capture the festive spirit. I am happy to share with you a few of the technical details which made these images possible.
Tower Bridge at night Trying to photograph a city scape after sunset it’s a bit tricky but not impossible. Most of today’s cameras are able to capture good photos even on auto but if you want better results you will need to: