A common question for first time digital SLR (DSLR) owners is what is the ISO setting on your digital DSLR camera and how do you use ISO? When it comes to digital camera specifications in general, this particular concept can be quite confusing for some (it was for us when we first started, at least). ISO stands for International Standards Organization and it a standardized … [Read more...] about What is ISO and How Do I Choose the Best ISO?
Learning to play piano is more like a journey than a destination. For some people it can take a year or more of practice to become proficient. Others can pick it up fairly quickly. Playing the piano for beginners is really all about knowing how to read notes, keys and chords. Along with understanding how a piano works and a good deal of practice, you will also need to prepare … [Read more...] about How to Learn to Play the Piano — A Beginner’s Guide
Learning how to play guitar can seem like one of those “I’d love to learn how to play someday, but it seems so hard” kind of mysteries. I can't tell you how many times I had stared at my guitar wanting to learn but just procrastinating due to feeling overwhelmed at the prospect of doing so. Today we will pull back the vail a bit and give you some beginner tips on how to learn … [Read more...] about How to Learn to Play the Guitar — A Beginners Guide
Structuring a song has a pattern to it, just like anything in life. Most of your popular songs have a certain structure that they all have in common -- in fact, most pop songs use literally the same song structure every single time and many doesn't even realize it. This doesn’t mean that you can’t structure a song any way you like, but popular songs do follow a pattern. … [Read more...] about How to Structure Your Songs in Music
Learning music theory can seem like a fairly daunting task. The first thing you need to know about music theory is that it’s a language. Just like Spanish or French, it takes time to understand enough about the language to speak it properly. Whether you're simply learning about music production or just making music in general, it's important to have at least a significant … [Read more...] about Understanding Music Theory — Basics for Beginners