How to Create a YouTube Thumbnail Image

This is how to create a thumbnail for a YouTube video. I'm demonstrating using the Pixelmator application but other photo editing applications may worked well too. When I create a video thumbnail, I always choose a photo that is visually pleasing and relevant. I almost always incorporate bold text. The only exceptions are when the

How to Overcome Fear of the Wilderness

This is how to overcome the fear of the wilderness. The wilderness is a wild environment and it's full of wild animals. The wilderness can be both a fun and dangerous environment. Don't let fear of the wilderness deter you from enjoying the wilderness though. #wilderness #howto

Lightroom CC Tutorial for Beginners

Lightroom CC is a must for anyone that wants to make their great photos look even better! Lightroom CC is easy to use and I use it to further refine all of my top photos. For beginners, simply applying the camera lens' profile, adjusting saturation, vibrance and/or exposure may be enough. For more advanced users,

How to Bake Sausage

This is how to bake sausage. Baking sausage is often a lot easier and less messy than cooking sausage in a skillet. Please keep in mind that different thicknesses of sausage will likely take longer to cook. #sausage #cooking

Replace Camera’s Audio with Pro Audio Tutorial

Even high-end cameras often contain microphones of mediocre quality. The only way to capture excellent quality for video productions is to record the audio using an external microphone. After audio has been recorded from both the camera's internal microphones and the high-quality external microphone, it's then easy to replace the camera's audio with high-quality external

Final Cut Pro X 360 Degree Video Editing Tutorial

This is how to edit 360 degree video within Final Cut Pro X 10.4. Spherical video editing is one of the most awesome new features within Final Cut Pro X. I was an early adopter of VR camera but I had the VR hardware before the software had caught up. Fortunately I filmed several VR

How to Setup Amazon Web Services Web Server

This is how to setup a web server with Amazon Web Services ("AWS"). I've been a computer nerd for many decades and my first web server was a colocated Slackware Linux box. Web hosting options have come a long way since then! I love AWS because it's affordable, scalable and easy to setup! AWS initial

Who Installs Car Seats?

A baby's car seat must be properly installed. Who installs and inspects car seats? Some hospitals may have staff that install car seats. Some fire departments will provide the same service. Never attempt to install a car seat yourself. Be sure that a certified car seat installer installs, inspects and familiarizes the owner with proper