Of all the categories design that our profession deals with most attracted me to design unusual, abstract background with a combination of multitudes of colors. Sauces and nuances that get playing with a palette of various patterns and combining them with light effects mapped my imagination to the screen.I love it when I come to creating a combination that delights me many times after the completion of the design going back to see it again and again and ....There is no heat and satisfaction that... continue reading
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The art of photography is often referred to as painting with light.The photography technique called Light Painting brings that art to a literal definition. Light painting is all about using lighting selectively and creatively to bring subjects alive in a darkened scene.The focus of light painting can range from large structures to macro subjects and everything in between.Here’s a look at how to approach light painting with large, outdoors scene.In addition to your DSLR, there are... continue reading
Plenty of you will be advanced in Inkscape but some who are still learning, like myself, will hopefully find these tutorials helpful.Be warned, most are videos so you need quite a lot of bandwidth.As my bandwidth has increased substantially for the next year I've been able to go through Video tutorials and have learned so much.So I wanted to share what I had found.http://www.cuttwopieces.com/search/label/InkscapeCarolyn, the lady in the videos, is very thorough with her instructions.... continue reading
How to make a custom feedback-loop effect for your Facebook Timeline CoverTonight, as I was wasting precious time on Facebook, I had an idea to make a really neat feedback-loop effect for my timeline cover image. I thought it would be nice to post a quick article about how to make similar effects for your timeline. You will need Windows built in screen capture tool, or a similar screen capture program.1. I took a screen capture of my current Facebook timeline. I made sure to memorize the... continue reading
rnrnI really wanna know if using lightroom can help to get quality image for Dreamstime. I know a lot of amazing photographers here on DT. I need some advice if using lightroom would be a great thing to do.Thanks a lot! continue reading
Just want to share how I took this picture of the star effect of the sun.I used the 0.6 Natural Density Filter to get the said effect. To lower the brightness, I adjusted the EV value to underexposed the sky a little bit.The original copy had a bit of len flares, and had to clean it in the Photoshop. Alternatively you could cover the lens with your hands or cap to cast eliminate those flares, though.You could also use Star Filter to get the star effect, but thats the easy way out. ;)... continue reading
I like silhouette images very much. They look bright and well represent objects with clear contours and interesting shape.Silhouettes make the picture look more abstract. In case of shooting people, for ex. you can't identify who exactly is on the picture (and sometimes don't need a model release), but the meaning of the whole scene is absolutely clear.Same happens when you shoot nature, still life and architecture (if it's not a famous landmark) silhouettes. They don't show a particular... continue reading
Besides all the photo oriented knowledge at DT there is also a positive side effect for non native English speakers: It improves your English!Before I joined DT I thought my English is quite good. I did learn it for 8 years at school, oneyear English lessons at the University (yes, I was quite lazy at school with learning English).Moreover I do work in an international company for nearly 20 years with many foreign colleagues - so English is in my daily use, at least the technical English.... continue reading
Probably you have had situations when, after downloading pictures from camera to PC, you've noticed that some shots are out of focus due to incorrect focusing or accidental shake during long exposure shooting. Seems like wasted shot, isn't it? NO IT IS NOT!Be creative and use it as a source of your art work. Using Photoshop or some other photo editing program, go through the Filter menu and do something new - add effects or even more blur. The result will be surprisingly cool!For the 1st... continue reading
Have you ever submitted a photo for stock site without any modification? Without hard times spending with Photoshop or noise reduction software?Every time I push the button of my cam, I dreamed about that I can catch the moment, I can show, what I see at that moment. I'm not an artist, I hate to use hard Photoshop effects with urban, green or sepia actions. Maybe the problem I can't learn how I should use them. ;) I only use some levels modification, maybe brightness/contrast, hightlights and... continue reading
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