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- Creating Effected Images In Camera
Let Scott and Rich show you how to use in-camera effects to get dramatic images quickly. Some may call it cheating, but we’re all for different ways to get different results.
- 4 Best IFTTT Kindle Tricks
IFTTT is a genius web service which simplify your internet life like a charm. I am addicted to it as soon as its release. Now there are dozens of recipes are working for me, they sync my files, push contents to my Kindle, send notification with…
- Parking Attendant Creates Impressive Artworks With The Dust On Cars
“Parking attendant Rafael Veyisov makes good use of his time while on the job by “painting” scenes on dusty cars. ”
- 7 Creatives Tell Their Inspiring Stories
“Check out these inspiring videos by the winners of a Shutterstock contest to win a share of $75,000 in creative grants.”
- Back up your design decisions with hard data
Do you need to reassure nervous stakeholders about a site design? Add statistical weight to your decisions with Design Quips.
- The Secret of Success is Self-Branding
“Usually, this is when several students run to the president of the school, in tears, to demand their tuition back because no one ever told them it would be so hard to be a designer. Welcome to the reality of business!”
- How I Did It: I Left My Corporate Job to Work for Myself
“The road to self-employment really began six years ago when I dug myself out of $30,000 in debt and radically changed my money habits. Once I sent in that last payment on my last card, I vowed never to go back.”
- Maximize iPad Battery Life. Tips Straight from the Source
Paying attention to just a few common sense pointers will pay off with a longer battery lifespan and battery life for your iPad. The most important thing is to keep your iPad out of the sun or a hot car (including not leaving it locked up in a hot trunk during summer). Heat will degrade your battery’s performance the most.
- People are Whining About iOS 7 Because People Always Whine About New Designs
“One of those was Joey Marburger. As the The Washington Post’s director of digital products and design, Marburger plays a key role in The Post’s mobile products. On Friday, he shared his thoughts on the direction Apple has taken with the iOS re…
- How to Use Google Alerts to Keep Up with Your Network of Friends and Contacts
“But you can help yourself out: I set up Google alerts for people so I get notified when they’ve done something online and I have a reason to catch up. If you want to go super pro, create a simple call sheet: a spreadsheet with names, contact info and last contact. Set aside a small chunk of time to just cycle through people. Drop an email, set up a time to meet up for coffee or drinks. Then you know you’re taking care of your relationships and you don’t have to worry about it the rest of the time.”
- What Google’s Hummingbird Update Means for Small Business
““The main reasons Google created the Hummingbird update revolve around the nature by which people search more frequently,” said Kenneth Wisnefski, president and CEO of WebiMax, an Internet marketing company. “Conversational search has become a…
- Will hashtags replace keywords? New Google algorithms reduce feedback to websites, promote G+
“Rather than parsing users’ searches word-by-word, the new algorithm allows Google to intelligently and quickly analyze full questions. Google’s search engine has begun to understand concepts, relationships between concepts, and even more complex questions.”
- How to Make Pragmatic, Purposeful Typography Choices
Psychologists have proven that typography has a significant measurable effect on the influence and interpretation of your written copy. With this in mind, typography could be the most important part of any design, and it should be chosen purposefully and pragmatically — not based on the whims or personal preferences of any designer. You could have beautiful images and a great layout, but if you choose the wrong typeface, it can ruin the entire design.
- Steve Brodner’s Cover Design Process
“Check out this great clip of legendary satirical illustrator and caricaturist Steve Brodner (who’s notable political work as you all know has appeared in countless magazines for over 30 years…not to mention movie posters, books, animated sho…