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How To Design Banner Ads That Get Clicks And Conversions

The internet is full of ads, so it’s pretty hard to differentiate yourself from the crowd. Hard but not impossible. Because doing the right thing will get you there eventually, where you planned to be.So what does a good banner need to get clicks? If you follow the next tips, you should prevail.Keep it simpleYou might think that putting all kinds of details on an ad will convince people to click, but it’s exactly the opposite. The cleaner it looks, the better. People want clear,... continue reading

Nitrous Oxide and Cheeseburgers

So as I sat in my dentist chair for a root canal an hour of torture brought on by countless, gumdrops, peppermints, and licorice in my youth, I settled back into my chair and put my life and my bad tooth in the complete trust of my dentist a beautiful woman aged about thirty who looked more like a homecoming Queen than a dentist. As the Nitrous Oxide began to flow I remember listening to Ed Sheeran's "If you hurt me, thats ok baby" and thought how ironic, now firmly in the grasp of... continue reading

Tips for Landscape Photography

Hello friends, today I come back with a new article about landscape photography.Landscape photography has become one of the most popular types of photography among beginners.The main elements that will give birth to a nice photo are symmetry, repetition, contrast, asymmetry, coherence, symbolism and a drop of irony.They are also called the components of a balance.The simplest type of photography but also the most complicated is landscape photography.Tips for Landscape Photography:1.DSLR camera and... continue reading

January's wordsmiths - wanted!

We promised you a monthly blog contest so here's our new challenge for you: Billboards, Banners, Business Cards and Ads - How-To.Share with us your go-to tips and tricks for designing awesome advertising and marketing media. Whether we’re talking small pocketable stationery, magazine ads, online banners or huge highway billboards, we want your tips on designing eye-catching marketing materials.All members, contributors and buyers, are welcome to join in: you write useful articles... continue reading

How to be a Micro-explorer with your Camera when Waiting for Your Family

Many of us have photography as a hobby and also big commitments to our family activities. This often involves driving family members to sports practices, music lessons, appointments or other events when they need a ride and say "can you please pick me up in an hour".So, what to do with the hour? I could surf the net on my phone, go for coffee, or drive home and do a chore for 15 minutes and then drive back. Or?I decided to be a micro-explorer.With camera in tow, I decided to explore the... continue reading

Street Photography, Featuring ‘The Girl from Ipanema’

I’m going through a strong street photography phase, which makes for a nice change from the recent architecture and illustrative editorials. I quite enjoy street photography, probably because it’s a bit of an adrenaline shot and unpredictable.I’m still in Rio, with lots going on. I’m flowing with different ideas to turn my stock photos into cash, and having some fun.The Girl from IpanemaI was walking along the promenade of Ipanema, enjoying a coconut as one would while there, when I noticed... continue reading

A few useful tips for beginner photographers: How people perceive a photographer

Good morning DT, in this short blog I am going to talk about my personal experience as a photographer and offer some tips for people that are starting or thinking about starting a career in photography. Now if you are a pro, it is very probable that you already know this stuff, so you could skip the article, but if you are a newbie, it is possible that you could find something useful. So let's not hesitate and begin with the first tip: 1.Appearances: So to say that it is very important... continue reading

2017 in review - September and October: Toronto International Film Festival, Catalonia Independence Rallies, Las Vegas Massacre, Emmy Awards, New York Terror Attack and more

July and August brought us Game Of Thrones season 7, Tour de France, Hurricane Harvey, Solar Eclipse and much moreso let's take a look at what September and October had in store around the world through the eyes of our contributors.Hollywood legend, Arnold Schwarzenegger, was never only famous for his movies or political career. Before all that he was a world class athlete being crowned Mr. Olympia in 1970. Fitness and bodybuilding enthusiasts and professionals have looked up to him... continue reading

The Ultimate Checklist for Ensuring You Choose the Perfect Stock Images for Your Message

The right images can improve your content significantly. But what does “right images” mean? It means to be able to create a connection between the copy and the visuals you use on a page or in an ad, landing page, poster… you name it. In such cases, the message and the images must complete each other, so you can avoid the disaster of a confusing project (no matter its nature).Check for high-quality resolution alternativesThe first feature to look in when... continue reading

Start with a photowalk

As an amateur it's really important that you shoot a lot and do this frequently, however this is easier said and done. You usually find yourself without your camera when there is a good shot or don't have something to shoot with your equipment in hand. Also there is a initial shyness to carry around your camera everywhere you go and then to grab the courage to point it towards someone and shoot. I am sure everyone has gone through this phase or experiencing it right now. I have heard someone... continue reading

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