DIY is where we started, and we love to return to it whenever possible…especially for tutorials like this. Columbus, Ohio-based photographer Nick Fancher believes that you can “studio” anywhere, turning the most ordinary locations into quality pseudo-studios. In this video (after the jump), Nick shows us how he constructed a simple and portable v-flat lighting configuration [...]
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The 4th of July is just around the corner and for many of us that means getting out the camera and trying our hand at taking a few great fireworks photos. The window of...
There are so many things that can be said about this topic and the truth is that everything that is connected to search engine optimization is difficult to understand if you do not have a lot of experience about the topic. Without a shadow of a doubt, installing WordPress is great for SEO from the moment it is installed. However, you can make it a lot better. Whenever a new WordPress version appears, problems are solved. We see new plug-ins appearing every single day and it is great to see the f
Here’s a scenario: Rita, a magazine writer is editing an article of hers online. She saves her changes, and sees the message "changes saved!" Just then, she notices a typo she missed. She fixes it and is about to click "save", when she gets an angry phone call
Usability testing doesn’t have to be complicated. There are dozens of options for a design team that wants to remotely test their solutions. To prove that, we’ve redesigned Yelp, with the help of remote usability tests. We ran remote usability tests because they’re fast and affordable. All of these tests were unmoderated, which means the […]
In a recent post for Creative Bloq I explore some ways in-house teams can get the respect they deserve.
There are a lot of things in life that people just don’t think about. We love telling people what we do and what we’re interested in, but most of the time, we have a hard time explaining who we really are. Some say that they’re passionate and full of life but have very little proof of it. Some still think twice when asked what their life mission and goals are, while some have very little to say when asked where they see themselves a good five or ten years from now. All this com
How you should choose a programming language: don’t. Wait . . . what about the high paying tech jobs and flexible work schedules out there? Isn’t this the best time to learn how to code? It is, and you should. Many people …Continue reading →
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Designing an app icon is no easy task. Both Apple and Android employ a Human Interface Guideline that outlines the recommendations and requirements for creating an app icon to accompany your application. It’s mandatory to submit app icons in a range of sizes, for various use-cases, that are compatible with both retina and non-retina screens. […]
Nowadays most of the companies allow their employees to do work from home. Companies want their employees to avoid time spending on traveling and make that time more productive. Work from home is always a win-win situation for both sides. In this condition main goal is producing proper results and getting things done. According to studies, in this situation very few people are able focus on their ability while working in Home and most of the people get distracted by other things which is directl
Tutorials are simply amazing for beginners since all of the details are laid out from start to finish. In the past we've covered Illustrator text effects and in this gallery I've put together online tuts for brilliant Photoshop text effects. Each of these tutorials can be useful for anyone who wants to learn about typography, smart filters, or manipulating layers with Adobe Photoshop.
It is no news that today social media is one of the strongest medium that allows to spread the word about your business in no time. All of you want results out of social media and it is obviously because what it can do to your business positively. The following article talks about the benefits of social media and what you can do to make your business viral on social media. What started as a way to stay connected to family and friends, today has broadened its use for all types of businesses, from
There’s a couple of methods for creating complex circular patterns in Adobe Illustrator. One technique uses pattern brushes, but it involves designing multiple patterns that seamlessly repeat, which can be a difficult task in itself. Alternatively, you can make use of Illustrator’s symbol feature to create a pseudo kaleidoscope effect where a segment of your […]
You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with. – Jim Rohn Subconsciously, we are greatly affected and influenced by the people we spend the most time interacting with (they don’t have to live next […]