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Get Started Transitioning from a Mouse to a Pen Tablet

Congratulations, you bought a new graphic tablet. The good news is it is so easy to learn to use your new tablet and pen for photo editing, illustrating and a whole host of new creative outlets. The bad news is it is sometimes harder to unlearn how you do it now with a mouse. Here’s a quick start guide for getting the most out of using your new graphics pen tablet.I’ll use the Wacom Intuos Tablet in my examples since it is widely used (including by myself), although there are other good... continue reading

Designing Business Cards that Get the Job Done

Despite the digital age running down on every sector, business cards are still an important part of a corporate identity. The utility of a business card has not seen a decline thanks to new digital reading tools and innovative thinking by designers. It is very important to design business cards that get the job done. Fancy frills apart, basic card featuresthat get you the business are really important.Keep it simple:Simple things work best, this is also true with your business card. An... continue reading

How to Design Calls-to-Action That Get Mouse Buttons Clicking

Welcome to our new monthly blog contest:How to Design Calls-to-Action That Get Mouse Buttons Clicking.We'd be happy to host your tips, tutorials and any special piece of advice about how to design persuasive calls-to-action for any kind of users.You can win $300 (first place), $200 (second place) and $100 (third place) if you tell us how to boost clicks and conversions.Share your vision of the most effective calls-to-action for users that you want... continue reading

Seeking the light to get great shots on the road

When you are on the road for whatever reason, if somebody tells you that you need to get up early to catch the golden hour lighting, your first reaction probably will be no way. However, as difficult as it sounds, I find it very rewarding to get up early either to shoot the sunrise, or just to shoot whatever objects in the soft morning light.One example is when I was on a business trip to San Francisco. Coming from the east coast, I knew I would have suffered from 3-hour jet lag. So, instead... continue reading

Ready for the road? Get ready, also, for great shots!

If you love take pictures as much as I do, sometimes you will just take a day off to get on the road with your camera!What do I do in those days? I’m just sharing with you what is my experience and, hopefully, you will enjoy it.Get ready!On the day before, just take some time for checking your equipment and the weather. Chose a destination, either for the landscape, the history, the monuments, the city or, sometimes, just because it’s a place that you love. To get there chose a route that allows... continue reading

An Easy Way to Flatten Those Curves You Sometimes Get With Merging Software

Have you ever merged multiple photos together but couldn't use the result because straight lines got curved too much?In case you didnt know, there is actually an easy way to solve that problem.The curves are most likely necessary to be able to connect lines smoothly - i.e. without a breach - in the first place. Most programs will make a variety of decisions autonomously. Those curves are basically a byproduct of the merging process. Depending on the subject you shoot, you can influence the result... continue reading

Get to know the birds of Turkey - 17 - White-backed woodpecker

Hello again,It’s great to meet you in a new article on Birds of Turkey. This article’s beautiful bird can only be seen in very small area Turkey specially on the Marmara and Black Sea region. Some sightings have been reported in the Mediterranean region as well.White-backed Woodpecker - Dendrocopos leucotosThe white-backed woodpecker is a Eurasian woodpecker belonging to the genus Dendrocopos.In appereance, it is a large woodpecker mainly black and white in colouring. Vent and lower... continue reading

How To Get Rid Of Image Distortions

Having problems getting certain images approved? Don't delete them just yet!Many photographers may already be aware of this trick, but just in case you're not, read on.Playing around with the light settings (exposure, contrast, highlights, shadows, whites, and blacks) as well as the color settings (saturation, warmth, tint, and deep blue) can correct a lot of pixel distortions, non-motion blurs, lens fringing, film grain, lack of detail, and incorrect color profiles.Each... continue reading

How to Get the Best Out of Your Model – When the Model is You

If you are new to stock photography, you may already have realized that images with people tend to be more in demand than those without. But as someone who is just starting out, it may be uncomfortable – if not economically unfeasible – to hire and work with professional models. So when you are looking for your next great model, try looking in the mirror. Using a self-image is a tried and true tradition in the art world. Who can forget Vincent Van Gough’s startling insight into his troubled... continue reading

Get to know the birds of Turkey - 16 - Northern shoveler

Hello folks,Our visitor in this article is Northern shoveler - Anas clypeata, one of the most distinctive of the dabbling ducks by its appearance. It is a common and widespreadduck, and being migratory, it breeds in northern areas of Europe and Asia and across most of North America, wintering in southern Europe, Africa, the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and Central, and northern South America.Northern shoveler’s elongated, spoon-shaped bill has comblike projections along its edges,... continue reading

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