I recently finished a shoot for a stock video with a working title "Meeting Zeus". Sounds epic, doesn't it? Actually Zeus himself was only about 10 cm (4 inches) tall chess piece, part of a chess set which originally was a souvenir from a trip to Athens, Greece. Not so epic in reality but carefully chosen camera angle and some post production magic can make a huge difference.I have always loved the hand painted Greek mythology figures of the set and wanted to try to bring... continue reading
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Time goes very fast and one more year is near to its close when we will evaluate our achievements or events occurred for 12 months and contrive something for next year. I’m a doctor pediatrician living in Kyiv (Kiev), the capital of Ukraine. Creation of website about children’s healthcare with articles understandable and useful for moms and dads is in my to do list for next year. Childhood is divided into the age specific periods and my project will be about children of the first year... continue reading
Micro content, this phrase that has been around so much in the past few years but nobody seems to be able to put the finger on what it actually means. Let’s give it a try too.This type of content was firstly used in a UX context, in order to describe a longer piece of content and add clarity to an interface or encourage a desired behavior, as Jakob Nielsen says.Dr. Mike Baxter describes micro content as being “the content that persuades and enables prospects to complete a transaction,... continue reading
Since the dawn of human civilization, visual representations were the first choice when people needed to narrate stories, show emotions and depict facts. There are several ancient caves that prove to us, that visual imagery was probably the first form of non-verbal communication among early representatives of our kind.Push the fast forward button and get thousands of years into the future only to realize the same things: visual representation of facts and emotions is still the number... continue reading
What does your visual content strategy look like? A few random images on Facebook? A short video on Instagram Stories once a week? A SlideShare presentation that you created a long time ago that you republish every day?Visual content is getting a lot of attention these days because the big platforms such as Facebook, Snapchat, LinkedIn and others are betting on how to create content that help you engage more.But also, according to Brain Rules, 65% of people remember a piece information if... continue reading
http://www.designzzz.com/handy-photography-cheat-sheetsHere is a handy link to some visual cheat sheets that will be highly beneficial for beginners in understanding many basic photography principals including manual settings & exposure, angles, focal lengths, aperture, ISO, shutter speed, histogram deciphering, shooting modes, depth of field, cropping, lighting and much more.For those of you (like me) who get bored reading about these things in long winded, technically over worded articles... continue reading
This is an ancient village in Hunan province China, here still retains the ancient buildings and living habits, customs, so every year to attract large numbers of tourists. This bridge is the name of "Hongqiao" founded in 1368 - 1398 years, which has 600 years of history.The bridge in 1966 to 1976 were destroyed, now the bridge is designed according to the original repair.I feel like a photo only one bridge pictures will be more monotonous, then under the bridge after a ship brought me inspiration,... continue reading
This photo was taken in Beijing Chinese. In the fall of Beijing's Diaoyutai street is the most famous piece of ginkgo trees, planted here a lot of ginkgo tree, every autumn large leaves will become golden yellow, and the ground will be covered with fallen leaves, walking in the above is very comfortable, there will be a large number of visitors every day, foreign friends, lovers come here to take pictures, take a walk.This piece of wood is very large, this is also a lot of people. If you love... continue reading
The Practical Keyworder – Visual tools for Visual peopleWhat is the difference between cataloging your images and just randomly tagging them with keywords? The answer can be found in the definition of cataloging itself –Cataloguing uses langauage (words) to describe objects or works of art (images) in a way that gives a full sense of each object’s significance in relation to other objects in the collection, in other collections and in relationship to the world at large….The key... continue reading
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