Regina Fae – Take Me Back

♪ Sometimes I flick through the pages. Old lives, words scribbled over blue♪ ♪ And I can’t hide from the feelings they bring back of the days we were kids magic is♪ ♪only a dream ago… Take me back to the days of old when we never felt sting of cold♪ ♪It was all, this Read more…

Vintage Cameras: Taking #NoFilter To The Next Level

Let’s talk about vintage cameras. There are so many different kinds that you can get at vintage stores these days. They’re generally in someone’s booth in a pile in a corner with a lot of broken bits. You might find one that has a flash, one that doesn’t, one that has a broken handle, a Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a 1950s-style, Vintage, Pin Up Illustration Poster!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a classic, 1950’s, vintage pin up illustration poster. I provided a Photoshop template that you can download, so you can follow along. Its link is in my video’s description below the video or in my project files. It includes Read more…

Barbara: the talking AI Camera

Hi there, new video that means a new project and this one is all about AI. I’ve noticed that recently AI is hot, buzzy and the thing to be, but it’s always used in a very business-y, serious context and that’s what I want to change! So I went snooping around and I found an Read more…

Sega Digio SJ-1: The 1996 Sega LCD Digital Camera

[piano-laden jazz music] Greetings and welcome to an LGR camera thing! And this time around we’ve got a delightful little oddity from Sega. Yes, that ♪ Sega! ♫ Back in the mid-90s, they were experimenting with all kinds of hardware beyond games, and 1996 saw the release of the Digio SJ-1, Sega’s first and only Read more…

Movies on Vinyl – VHD The forgotten 1980s Videodisc

A year ago I made a video about CED, RCA’s Capacitance Electronic Disc: a video delivery system that held video on a vinyl disc which was read by a stylus It was such a monumental flop, it brought down the RCA corporation with it. With the benefit of hindsight, of course, the idea of reading Read more…

Photoshop: Etch-A-Sketch! How to Create the Retro Look of Etch-A-Sketch Drawings.

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to transform photos into the retro look of the lineographic, mechanical drawings that were created on the classic toy of the early 1960s: Etch-A-Sketch. This is an update of a tutorial I did many years ago on an earlier version of Read more…

Photoshop: How to Design and Create a Vintage1970s, NEW WAVE, PUNK-ROCK Poster

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to design and create a 1970’s, vintage, New Wave, Punk-Rock poster. I provided this aged, stained paper texture background for you to download. Its link is in my video’s description below the video or in my project files. I also included Read more…

5 Features That Make CameraBag The Best Photo Editor for Portrait Photography

Today we’d like to tell you about five features that make CameraBag the best photo editor for portrait photography. Number 1: Smoother, better tone curves Portrait photography requires extreme precision with tone curves, as it can be easy to make harsh and unnatural tone transitions across the smooth, limited tones of a face. CameraBag’s unique Read more…

Nick Click: The 90s Nickelodeon Digital Camera Experience

Greetings and welcome to an LGR camera thing! This time it’s the Nickelodeon Nick Click, a digital camera costing $70 when it launched in the fall of 1999. Now, I’ve covered several digital cameras from the 90s on LGR already, many of which were sold as being highly affordable and simple to use. But the Read more…