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Dynamic Look at Life: Collection of HDR Photography

January 2nd, 2012
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Dynamic Look at Life: Collection of HDR Photography

As we have talked about in the past, photographers capture moments of life and present them to us in much more visually enhanced ways. Allowing a new tint to be laid atop the world as we traditionally know and experience it. Especially when those photographers turn to HDR. By increasing the range...

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Art in the Abstract: Showcase of Conceptual Photography

December 28th, 2011
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Art in the Abstract: Showcase of Conceptual Photography

When artists get an idea poised for realization, there are many ways that they take these concepts and bring them to life. These artists, usually working in more abstract arenas, craft these concepts from their imaginations into the physical world by many means. Photography however, is not one of these areas that...

Design

50 Interesting Navigation Menus

December 26th, 2011
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50 Interesting Navigation Menus

Navigation menus are a very important part of every website design. First and foremost, they help direct visitors to the main areas of your website, regardless of what page they are viewing on your website. They also point search engine robots in the right direction (though some flashy navigation menus aren't that SEO friendly).

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Shades of Grey: Showcase of B&W Photography

December 21st, 2011
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Shades of Grey: Showcase of B&W Photography

Photography is such a vast field filled with so many amazing techniques and tricks for taking the world around us and stealing moments from it with often breathtaking results. One easy way for photographers to add emotion and impact to their captures is to strip them of color. B&W photography has such a...

Design

Design in Motion: Inspiring Speed Art Videos

December 19th, 2011
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Design in Motion: Inspiring Speed Art Videos

When designers use YouTube, most times they are looking for a great tutorial or looking to learn about the basics of a new topic as quickly as possible. Some of the most popular places to turn are speed art videos. Speed art videos are an overlooked source of inspiration for many designers in...

Photography

A Showcase of Portrait Photography

December 16th, 2011
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A Showcase of Portrait Photography

When photographers set out to take a picture of someone, there are those who say they are out to capture a lie; while others will argue that what they are really trying to get at the heart of is the truth. Not matter what side of the fence it is you come down on, the...

Design

40 Fantastic Movie Related Websites

December 13th, 2011
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40 Fantastic Movie Related Websites

The internet is a popular place for movie fans. It's a place where you can read the latest reviews, watch trailers of upcoming films and argue plotlines with other film buffs. Big movie studios are vastly aware of how important the internet is to marketing their new films, and as a result they spend a...

Photography

Winter Wonderland of Photography: A Collection of Snowy Photographs

December 12th, 2011
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Winter Wonderland of Photography: A Collection of Snowy Photographs

As winter's grip tightens on numerous areas around the world, the shortened days can be filled with so much beauty and emotion with the generous application of snow. This pure and frigid precipitation can take even the most plain of landscapes and cover it in a layer of personality that it...

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A Wintry Collection of Inspired Snow Sculptures

December 9th, 2011
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A Wintry Collection of Inspired Snow Sculptures

Every year as winter's grip takes hold and pours its icy precipitation down upon us, many of us will marvel in the beauty it creates upon the landscape. However, many talented artists look at the snow and ice and see it a bit differently. They see the beauty that can be carved and...

Design

25 Delicious Food and Drink Related Websites

December 8th, 2011
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25 Delicious Food and Drink Related Websites

The internet is a fantastic resource for anyone who has a passion for food. There are thousands of recipe websites available for those who want to try something new, and photo blogs where users simply share a picture of what they are eating. Ordering food through the internet has become very popular too...

Design

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Creating a Realistic Curtain

December 7th, 2011
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Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Creating a Realistic Curtain

Adobe Illustrator has an amazing feature that allows us create many realistic illustrations. Today we will have the opportunity to practice with the Mesh Tool once again. We will use it to create an interesting damask curtain. The Mesh Tool will help us to create the illusion of the silk look of the curtain...

Photography

Jaw Dropping Light Paintings From the Masters

December 6th, 2011
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Jaw Dropping Light Paintings From the Masters

Light painting has always wowed audiences, right from it's inception in the 1930s. Light painting is a photographic technique, whereby exposures are usually taken at night or in a darkened environment, using a moving light source or by moving the camera.

Interviews

Designer Spotlight: Interview With Illustrative Designer Von Glitschka

December 5th, 2011
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Designer Spotlight: Interview With Illustrative Designer Von Glitschka

As we turn our designer spotlight on once again, this time we have it fixed on Illustrative Designer Von Glitschka of Glitschka Studios. With years of design experience under his belt, and an artistic background to boot, Von has made a lasting impression on the field where he has made his...

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The Force of Inspiration: The Jedi

November 30th, 2011
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The Force of Inspiration: The Jedi

As we have done in the past, we have turned our inspirational eye towards a galaxy far, far away to help our readers recover some of their creative juices. Rather than bowing to the dark side, as we did in the last Star Wars related artwork post, this time we are shining our...