Tag: Photography

v4.04 Improvements

Version 4.04 of the N30 Deluxe Modeling Studio is a must have if you are a prop lover!  The new prop mode gives you powerful control over your props.  With v4.04, you can disable or enable props, rez them and

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New! Preset Directional Lighting

The N30 Deluxe Modeling Studio v4.02 has been released with preset directional lighting.  We added 5 more light settings which allow you to add directional studio lighting to your portraits.  Light from lower left, upper left, overhead, upper right, and

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Feeling Blue? Three New Skins for v4!

No we’re not sad, just a little blue!  3 new blue skins to complement your N30 v4 Studio are shipping with the next update.  True Blue, Executive Blue, and Sea Blue are all deluxe skins which will only accompany the

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Slap Me Some Skin!

v4.01 of the N30 Deluxe Modeling Studio is now available.  One of the many improvements is the ability to select a skin.  When you rez your studio it will load the settings, language, and then the skin.  Prior to loading

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N30 Foundations: HUD Map

The new basic HUD that accompanies the N30  Deluxe Modeling Studio v4.0 (Alpha Release) is light weight and packed with features. We’ll most likely add some more basic functionality to this HUD and develop a more advanced version in the

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N30 Deluxe Modeling Studio v4.0 Alpha Release

N30 Foundations is now available to current users of the N30 Deluxe Modeling Studio.  The update can be accessed through the control box menu (Help > Updates). For now during this Alpha release, all versions revert to the same 4.0

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Colorizing Black and White Images in Photoshop

A focal trait of Photoshop is the program’s inherent readiness to achieve a desired result in numerous ways. Colorizing and re-colorizing are robust aspects of image editing for which the software gives you a massive set of tools and options,

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SL Photography: A Guide to Keeping Your Prices Fair

How many times have we heard “How much should I charge for…?”.  If you are not sure how much to charge for photography work in Second Life, here are some guidelines we have compiled from experience and research: Service Sitting/Event

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Panoramic Photography in Second Life

We’ve found the best method of creating a panoramic scene is not to crop the photo during post processing, but to stretch your Second Life Viewer window by clicking on the Restore Down button so that your viewer is no longer maximized,

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Vertical Shooting: Another Way to See Things

As photographers even in Second Life we forget that there’s much to see over our heads and sometimes under our noses.  This trick works with models, objects, and especially with outdoor and large build photography.  Finding myself at a location

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Tips for Setting Up your SL Photography Studio

You have about 7 seconds to get your customers attention when they enter your studio or shop.  That’s after you’ve successfully convinced them to teleport there with your advertising through search listings, classifieds, banner ads, word of mouth, or by

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Close-ups: Capturing the Detail

Second Life is full of beautiful people and beautiful things!  Skins and clothing often deserve more attention than normal.  When shopping for clothes and skins, look for detail…close-up detail.  If you zoom in and nothing is there or it’s unsurprisingly

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