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Mar 03, 09

Tausende Links zu kostenlosen Schnittmustern zum Nähen, Anleitungen und Anregungen finden Sie in den Kategorien rechts.

Apr 02, 11

"Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn.

Open Yale Courses reflects the values of a liberal arts education. Yale's philosophy of teaching and learning begins with the aim of training a broadly based, highly disciplined intellect without specifying in advance how that intellect will be used. This approach goes beyond the acquisition of facts and concepts to cultivate skills and habits of rigorous, independent thought: the ability to analyze, to ask the next question, and to begin the search for an answer."

in outliners: Study

Mar 09, 11

" This article was written for Thunderbird. None of the extensions mentioned in this article support other applications, but the other solutions may work with the Mozilla Suite or SeaMonkey.

Thunderbird does not have a built-in feature for archiving e-mail. Some alternatives or workarounds are listed below. "

in outliners: Mail-Archive

Jan 03, 11

"Twitter is an online social networking tool in which users post 140 character updates of what is going on in their lives along with links to things they think are interesting, funny, or useful to their followers (“following” being essentially what “friending” is on other sites). People use twitter in many ways, some as a newsfeed by following prominent people or networks, some as a pseudo-chatroom by limiting their followers and whom they follow to close friends and family, and some as a microblog for updating people about the work they are doing and their personal lives"

in outliners: SocialMedia

Dec 26, 10

"Just recently I have got a few emails from people asking about the food photography setup that I use. I honestly find those some of the most flattering emails I have ever received, because honestly, I am a big time hack. BIG TIME. I don’t do photography as a job, and really have very little time to shoot the food I cook, before I eat it.

I don’t like eating hot food cold.. even if it means a good photo, and I generally (there are exceptions..) don’t like to piss guests off either by making them wait for theirs..

Because of this, I have my little system which really limits the time it takes to shoot after the food has been cooked and plated. I think most food photographers have their own methods for this too. A lot of food can start looking pretty dodgy if it has been sitting out for even just a few minutes, especially what I cook a lot of - seafood.

To make all this digestible and manageable I am going to split the topic of food photography into two posts. This first post will concentrate on more physical elements - cameras, lighting, bounces, scrims and plating. The second post in a few weeks will deal with what happens after you get the image onto your computer - so post-production editing: exposure adjustment, levels, tone, cropping, color adjustment and so on."

Dec 26, 10

Wie du einen Roman schreibst: Die Schneeflocken-Methode [1]
26. September 2008, Kategorie: Schreiben Lernen


Wie schafft man eigentlich so ein Monsterprojekt “ich schreibe einen Roman“? In der Vergangenheit habe ich mich ja schon einige Male mit dieser Thematik auseinander gesetzt und berichte auch immer wieder, wie sich die Dinge bei mir so entwickeln. Aber wie machen das andere Leute so?

In dieser vierteiligen Serie übersetze ich den Artikel “How to Write a Novel: The Snowflake Method” von Randy Ingermanson, in dem er beschreibt, wie er an das Projekt “Roman schreiben” heran geht. Darauf gestoßen bin ich durch Rezna, ein dickes Dankeschön an dieser Stelle. Teil 2 | Teil 3 | Teil 4

[Anm. des Übersetzers: Aufgrund seiner Länge, habe ich den Artikel in drei Stücke aufgeteilt, der vierte Teil enthält eine Zusammenfassung, Stellungnahme und einige Erweiterungen meinerseits.]"

Dec 26, 10

"How do you take Portraits that have the ‘Wow’ factor?

Today and tomorrow I want to talk about taking Portraits that are a little out of the box. You see it’s all very well and good to have a portrait that follows all the rules – but it hit me as I was surfing on Flickr today that often the most striking portraits are those that break all the rules.

Note: this post is an extract from our Essential Portrait Photography Tips E-book – Grab Your Copy Today!

I want to look at some ways to break out of the mold and take striking portraits by breaking (or at least bending) the rules and adding a little randomness into your portrait photography. I’ll share ten of these tips today and a further ten tomorrow (update: you can see the 2nd part here).

Dec 19, 10

"Steve Buchanan is a commercial photographer in Maryland and a contributor on Photocrati’s Photography Blog. His work can be seen at

Many of the photographers I know are gadget hounds. They love their toys. They love to talk about them, read about them, argue about them and drool over the ones they can’t afford. I’m not so much of a gadget hound. I have my share of gear, and it will occasionally (ok, regularly) spill out of the equipment room and into the rest of the house, but I’ve made a point to try and keep things simple in my business, and in my work. For those looking to get started in food photography I’ve compiled a list of equipment that I would recommend getting, in order."

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