Perfectionism can be devastating. It can make you feel depressed, frustrated, anxious, and even angry, especially if you constantly criticise yourself for not doing a good enough job after spending a lot of time and effort on a design. It’s an unhealthy mindset. It isn’t healthy for you and it isn’t healthy for your design […]
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It’s been over two weeks since I bought a new pair shoes and I still haven’t worn them because I wanted to take one last picture of them. Last week I did a lighting tutorial on how to photograph shoes, on this tutorial we will add some splashes to the shoes and do a step by step tutorial on how [...]
Imagine a world twenty years ago! The first thing you will notice in that period is the no technology factor. That age wasn’t as fast as the age of today. It was not as connected as the age of today. People lived simpler lives with simple means to earn money and nothing fancy was there that could surprise people. Slowly, the growth in technology and the penetration of the internet along with its evolution brought in the first element, which is speed. Things got done faster and with this pa
No one likes friction. Friction slows things down and makes us work harder. Sometimes it makes sparks fly. Bright minds have been busy for centuries fighting it everywhere: from the first wheel to fighter jets and high-speed trains (and, more recently, the Hyperloop). Too much friction can cause our best inventions to burst into flames.
Images are important. In fact, having the right featured image on your website, or a website you are a designing for a client, can be the difference between an “ehh” design, and a “wow” design. In today’s article, we are going to discuss how to choose the right featured image for your website, which you can […]
Mac OS X is a great operating system. It’s stable but it isn’t perfect. Once in a while, the application you are working on may freeze (or hang). If your application is not responding or you encounter the Spinning Beach Ball of Death, chances are your application has
Photographing the International Space Station is no easy feat. It takes skill, a fair amount of planning, and a whole lot of patience. After years of planning, Aaron Harris has managed to perfect his method for capturing the ISS in transit. Aaron uses his Canon 7D with a Sigma 150-500mm, and of course his Triggertrap [...]
I hate to be the one to tell you this: you aren’t perfect. You’re going to make a lot of mistakes. We all do. There are many different types of errors, but most the most common ones we encounter fall …Continue reading →
Even if you’re a pro at building a site from scratch, you can increase productivity and possibly improve the quality of your site by using pre-made layouts to give your project a...
The best thing about owning a mobile device is the mobility it provides; the worst thing is that being mobile raises the chances of you losing your devices in unimaginable ways. In circumstances where you actually lose a device, there are many third-party apps that can be used
How can you tell if a theme’s code is bloated? Does the end user really care? What is bloated code anyway? Each of these questions deserves an answer. An example of bloated code is code that has been designed to perform multiple functions, many of which are seldom if ever needed. It is also code […]
Every digital typeface from free to a $1,000 font pack goes through a similar design process. It's rigorous for a beginner and does require an understanding of foundational typographic principles.... Click through to read the rest of the story on the Vandelay Design Blog.
Working full time as a police officer in California, photography started as just a hobby for Jeff Boyce. Though he’s been interested in taking photos for the past couple of years, it wasn’t until this year that Boyce was ready to take on the daunting world of time lapse. Two weeks ago, Boyce released one [...]
As wonderful as the online world is for collaborations it is also home to scams that had been around since before the birth of the Internet. Technology is making it easier for the gullible to be cheated and scammed. And the only way to protect yourself is to
Usually we would start developing a website in a local server. Then, we upload it to a staging site, and after everything are confirmed, we push the website to the live server. As simple as that sound, developing a website can be a very lengthy process. In this