Articles by Vitaly Friedman

Inspiration

45 Humorous Examples of 3D CG Creatures Artworks

April 12th, 2010
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45 Humorous Examples of 3D CG Creatures Artworks

Here is a funny collection of some interesting, beautiful and well-designed 3D CG Creatures Artworks. Although we have already posted some articles on computer graphics, this post is unique and original. In this post, we have compiled a list of CG Creatures Artworks that are very attention-grabbing and just nice to look at. Let’s have a look at these artworks in detail.

Essentials

Serif Fonts and Their Peculiarities

April 9th, 2010
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Serif Fonts and Their Peculiarities

Typography obviously belongs to the cohort of the fine arts, where even the smallest details and elements are meaningful and can influence the overall perception of the final creation, whether it is a picture or a text, printed with a particular typeface. In terms of fonts design, serifs are those tiny elements, which add a particular character to a typeface, contributing to the unique...

Photography

45 Astonishing Examples of Long Exposure Photography

April 8th, 2010
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45 Astonishing Examples of Long Exposure Photography

Today we bring you an enticing article about long exposure photography. Long exposure photography is a technique in which a camera’s shutter is left open to expose over a longer period of time (be it 8 seconds or 8 hours). It is quite famous, trendy and somewhat difficult form of photography that allows you to witness things from a different perspective and lets you...

Inspiration

The Intrigue and Allure of Fire

April 7th, 2010
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The Intrigue and Allure of Fire

Fire is a double edged sword that has enabled the survival of mankind, yet caused massive destruction, destroying everything on its path. This element has the potential to delight or devastate from the first flickering spark. People are hypnotized and fascinated with the fire dancing on the end of a matchstick. In our hands we hold a fleeting power, to be transferred quickly within...

Design

Preparing Photoshop Files for Web Developers

April 6th, 2010
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Preparing Photoshop Files for Web Developers

By Brian Rhinehart Whether you’re a freelance web designer or part of a team at an agency, handing off Photoshop files to a client, developer, development team or even another designer is part of the process of building websites. Whereas the development process is generally more structured, by contrast, the design process is quite often spontaneous and full of experimentation. This can lead to...

Design

Women in Web Design and Development

April 1st, 2010
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Women in Web Design and Development

By Andy Walpole The 20th century was witness to phenomenal social and economic changes in the status of women. Suffrage has been widely adopted around the world, anti-discrimination legislation is commonplace, contraception is widely available and abortion is legal. These have all dramatically improved the position of women in society. One could argue that women—at least professional ones—now have more control of their own...

Photography

40 Breathtaking Photos from National Geographic Contest

March 31st, 2010
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40 Breathtaking Photos from National Geographic Contest

The National Geographic has been known for bringing awareness about natural resources and the planet since 1888. It has been educating people and has been the largest non-profitable scientific organization that inspired millions of people to pay closer attention to their environment. In this post, we are going to share some stunning photographs from The National Geographic’s Annual International Photography Contest, as well as...

Inspiration

Interactive Flash Graphs and Charts For Your Website

March 30th, 2010
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Interactive Flash Graphs and Charts For Your Website

By Usama Alam Charts and graphs provide the visual representation of your data and help you facilitate the understanding of whatever it is you are trying to deliver. Whether you are publishing a survey report, an election result or a financial analysis, charts play a major role in data presentation. Due to their interactivity, Flash-charts are particularly popular among designers and developers. These charts...

Development

35 Fresh JavaScript/jQuery Tools and Resources

March 24th, 2010
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35 Fresh JavaScript/jQuery Tools and Resources

It's time for more JavaScript and jQuery goodies here on Noupe. Today we are featuring fresh JavaScript Development Frameworks, code optimization and minimization tools, reference tables, compatibility issues, common coding errors, image manipulation techniques and graph solutions. Please feel free to submit further resources in the comments to this post!

Design

50 Beautiful Business Card Designs

March 23rd, 2010
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50 Beautiful Business Card Designs

By Janos Racz Long gone the days when you simply handed over a white piece of paper with your name and contact info on it to potential clients. Nowadays, who do you think clients will call first, the guy with his name on a sheet of paper or this other one with her name engraved in this colorful plastic wonder? And what’s that? A...

Photography

35 Hot-Shot Photos With Perfect Timing

March 17th, 2010
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35 Hot-Shot Photos With Perfect Timing

The most hilarious and off-the-wall images are taken at the right time and right angle. But capturing these bizarre moments is not a piece of cake for many. Many times you have to wait hours to just take that perfect shot and only once in a while you get lucky enough to get your right shot actually right. Today we present some of the...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

100 Essential Web Development Tools

March 16th, 2010
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100 Essential Web Development Tools

By Neil Skirrow As web technologies constantly advance, the skills a developer is expected to have are constantly increasing. Web users are beginning to expect Ajax interfaces, charts and graphs and a whole host of other tricks and features. This means web developers not only have to be skilled with HTML and a server-side programming language such as PHP or Perl, but they now...

Design

Motion Graphics And 2-D Animation: 10 Tips For A Clean Workflow

March 9th, 2010
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Motion Graphics And 2-D Animation: 10 Tips For A Clean Workflow

By Melinda Rainsberger More and more, designers, illustrators and coders are being asked to animate. Animation adds energy to a brand and heightens a customer’s emotional response. The software to do it is reasonably priced, and Internet connections can now deliver high-quality video. For these two reasons, animation-based advertising is booming on the Web. The makers of a small phone application might even devote...

Tutorials

40 Outstanding Photo Manipulation Tutorials

March 8th, 2010
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40 Outstanding Photo Manipulation Tutorials

Photo manipulation is an art that requires lots of patience along with the expertise in Photoshop and other photo editing tools. With your creativity and imagination, you can manipulate any photograph the way you want! Now it’s all about your imagination and using Photoshop’s effects and other tools cleverly. You simply have to experiment with different effects to see what feeling they give you...