Articles by Vitaly Friedman

Inspiration

Beautiful Futuristic 3D Scenes For Inspiration

June 1st, 2010
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Beautiful Futuristic 3D Scenes For Inspiration

By Janos Racz Science-fiction is a genre with endless possibilities. The unpredictability of the future gives tremendous freedom to creative minds, so it’s no wonder that many artists find this style so appealing. So much so that most 3D galleries have a whole separate section for sci-fi scenes. In this collection we’ve brought you some interesting works on the Web. Impressive spaceship designs and...

Photography

The Beauty of Lightning Photography: A Bolt From The Blue

May 21st, 2010
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The Beauty of Lightning Photography: A Bolt From The Blue

Scientifically speaking, lightning is an abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light. But for photographers it is a beautiful creation from Mother Nature. Lightning occurs during a storm resulting from strong rising air currents; heavy rain or hail along with thunder and sometimes during volcanic eruptions or dust storms. Mother Nature pigments an galvanic...

Inspiration

50 Beautiful Examples of Architecture Photography

May 20th, 2010
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50 Beautiful Examples of Architecture Photography

This post is dedicated to Architecture Photography. Our surrounding is full of many beautiful things: traditional or fashionable, architectural photography can be as exciting as it is gratifying. In this kind of photography, a photographer usually experiments with various angles, settings, timing and effects to achieve the most interesting shot of buildings. In this post we have gathered some of beautiful, unusual and bizzare...

Design

35 Fresh and Excellent Photoshop Tutorials from 2010

May 19th, 2010
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35 Fresh and Excellent Photoshop Tutorials from 2010

With the release of CS5, Photoshop has become even more power-packed with features more simplified, and with better characteristics. Its features are so user-friendly such that even newbies can produce quality effects, and for professionals launching of CS5 is like getting box of Pandora with which they can get awesome results. Today we present 35 Latest Photoshop Tutorials from this year, which will showcase...

Inspiration

40 Most Beautiful Mosques In The World

May 13th, 2010
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40 Most Beautiful Mosques In The World

Mosque is a Holy place for Muslims. It refers to its Arabic name – Masjid. A Mosque is a place for worship for all the followers of Islam. Mosques all around the world are well known for the general importance to Muslims as well as for Islamic architecture and representation of Islamic culture. Although Mosque is the place where all the Muslims of the...

CMS

50 High Quality Themes for Drupal Developers

May 12th, 2010
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50 High Quality Themes for Drupal Developers

For a fair few numbers of years Drupal has had the reputation of being a difficult CMS to learn. Any web developer will tell you that. It is a fair reputation, but this does take a lot of the gloss and prestige away from what it deserves. Whereas once you manage to get beyond the initial tricky learning curve, everything falls into place and...

Design

Scalable Full Body Backgrounds in Web Design

May 11th, 2010
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Scalable Full Body Backgrounds in Web Design

By Mike Takahashi It is reasonable to assume that most users have a display resolution higher than or equal 1024×768 pixels. As display resolutions continue to increase, there has been a steady trend of websites that have employed full body backgrounds using large images. However, many of these designs use images that have a set resolution for its width and height. Once the resolution...

Inspiration

24hrs With a Steampunk Aeronaut – Narrative Showcase

May 10th, 2010
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24hrs With a Steampunk Aeronaut – Narrative Showcase

By Claire Stokoe Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction in an alternate Victorian era that runs mostly on steampower. The word Steampunk was coined by the science fiction author K. W. Jeter and takes a romantic and diverse look at the works of such writers as Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, Mark Twain, and Mary Shelley.

Apps

30 Useful Adobe AIR Applications

May 6th, 2010
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30 Useful Adobe AIR Applications

Adobe AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) is a free runtime environment that can be used by the developers to develop highly interactive internet and media applications for multiple platforms. It enables web developers to utilize their current development skills and deliver rich applications and content to user’s desktop. It combines the web development technologies like Ajax, HTML, Flash and Flex so that developers with existing...

Boilerplates & Other Tools

The Importance of Cross Browser Compatibility: Tips and Resources

April 30th, 2010
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The Importance of Cross Browser Compatibility: Tips and Resources

By Sean Geng Nowadays everyone’s using a different browser. Between popular options like Firefox, Safari, Chrome and Internet Explorer, which make up close to 98% of the internet market share of browsers, and the other little known browsers like Konqueror, there are a multitude of browsers being used to view your site. How does your website function across all these options? It’s important that...