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Enhance Your Photography: 10 Simple Steps to Mastering Composition

May 2nd, 2013
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Enhance Your Photography: 10 Simple Steps to Mastering Composition

"Light is Life" by Ian Plant

What makes a great photograph? Is there any one aspect of the process which separates the merely good from the truly magnificent? Many candidates immediately spring to mind, such as subject matter, light, mood, and moment. One aspect clearly rises above the rest, and is the thread which...

Inspiration

Through The Years: Street Art That Got People Talking

May 1st, 2013
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Through The Years: Street Art That Got People Talking

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On toilet walls, on subway trains - both inside and out - on apartment doors, along alleyways and in children’s playgrounds - nowadays every major city in the world is plastered with hundreds of thousands of pieces of graffiti and street art. A piece may be good, excellent even, but if you don’t stand there...

Inspiration

55+ Amazing Commercial Use Photos of Urban Life

April 21st, 2013
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55+ Amazing Commercial Use Photos of Urban Life

Stock photography is an excellent way to add visual stimulation to a website design, brochures, or posters. Saving some money for your client or yourself on stock photography is a bonus. Most designers know that there are some amazing commercial use photos available under a creative commons license, but the problem is that it can take hours searching for...

Design

Instant Inspiration: Niice.co, a Brand-new Search Engine for Designers Sparks Your Creativity

April 13th, 2013
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Instant Inspiration: Niice.co, a Brand-new Search Engine for Designers Sparks Your Creativity

Niice.co: The Homepage

Did your muses sneak out the back-door without even leaving a message on the bathroom mirror? Didn't you just have this wonderful idea for this next web project? No? I thought so. When the only thing running properly is your nose and the only sparks flying burn your skin, it is high time you...

Photography

Depositphotos and Noupe Give Away More Than 300 Professional Stock Files For Free

April 11th, 2013
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Depositphotos and Noupe Give Away More Than 300 Professional Stock Files For Free

Depositphotos.com | Homepage

Today we have a very special and very attractive opportunity for you. Five of our readers are able to win a free 2 month subscription to Depositphoto's Standard Plan. This allows for the daily download of up to five professional photos or vector files for use in design projects. In a two month period...

Inspiration

Mervyn Peake: An Illustrator and Writer Ahead of his Time

March 31st, 2013
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Mervyn Peake: An Illustrator and Writer Ahead of his Time

What do I care for the symbolism of it all? What do I care if the castle's heart is sound or not? I don't want to be sound anyway! Anybody can be sound if they're always doing what they're told. I want to live! Can't you see? Oh, can't you see? I want to be myself, and become...

Tutorials

Mandatory for Web Developers: Free Video Tutorials on Chrome DevTools by Code School

March 25th, 2013
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Mandatory for Web Developers: Free Video Tutorials on Chrome DevTools by Code School

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Are there web developers who have never heard of Chrome DevTools? I don't know of one single example. Chrome DevTools are a developer's friend. Directly implemented into the browser, they deliver tools that are inescapable when it comes to web programming, especially the debugging part of it. Getting started with DevTools is not exactly complicated,...

Inspiration

Let It Flow – 26 Awesome Examples of Responsive Web Design

March 14th, 2013
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Let It Flow – 26 Awesome Examples of Responsive Web Design

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Responsive web design is undoubtedly a rapidly growing trend right now, the increasing tablet and mobile device usage has definitely been an ingredient in the success of web responsiveness. It would not be surprising to see the majority of popular websites adapt responsive web designs in the near future. Responsive websites not only enhance the...

Tutorials

How To Pin Web Apps As Tiles To The Brand-New Startscreen Of Windows 8

March 9th, 2013
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How To Pin Web Apps As Tiles To The Brand-New Startscreen Of Windows 8

windows8tiles-w550 The new user interface of Windows 8 needs a lot of getting used to. The upside is, the introduction of the so-called tiles, which are intended as the main way of interacting between user and system, brought new possibilities to provide the user with additional information. Tiles are not limited to showing an icon, the...