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Garmahis Design Magazine. 70 creative Gimp tutorials. Today, most businesses want a website. Some already have one. Others want one. They don’t want to hire IT staff and probably can’t afford any. And in most cases, an in-house IT staff, especially for your typical small business, just isn’t necessary. But, that doesn’t mean that you have to go without or will be forced to use some cookie cutter website or a personal Frontpage experiment gone awry.

What Do You Want? The first step is to decide exactly what you want on your website. . * What kinds of information do you want to have on your site? * Will your site require regular updates? * Will you be engaging in e-commerce on this website? * Will you need a database? * How fast do you need the job done? * What is your budget? Start Your Search Doing a web search for someone that has the skills you will need for your website will still give you a humongous list of possible choices.

Often, the web developers you are pondering are not located in your town. . * Is it easy to navigate? Talk With Them. Life is an aesthetic experience. How Life Works. How To Buy New Must-Have Products For Next To Nothing. The Huffington Post - UK News and Opinion. Broccoli and Cheesy Cheddar Pie.

New Media Publishing / Photography: Flat Art / Stylist: Abigail Donnelly total prep A good quality, store bought crust makes a great base for this savorytart. And don't turn your nose up at frozen vegetables, they're a healthy alternative to fresh and a real time saver. Here, broccoli's surrounded by a cheesy custard. Serve with a simple green salad. Place a foil lined baking sheet in the middle of the oven and preheat to 375F.Drain broccoli in a colander and pat very dry.Mince and mash garlic to a paste with a pinch of salt.Whisk together garlic paste, eggs, milk, nutmeg, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.Pour filling into pie shell and add broccoli, then sprinkle with cheese.

PetaPixel. How to Make Your Own Redscale Film. Redscale is a technique where film is exposed on the wrong side — rather than having the light hit the emulsion directly, you expose the film through the non-sensitive side.

How to Make Your Own Redscale Film

The name “redscale” comes because there is a strong color shift to red due to the red-sensitive layer of the film being exposed first, rather than last (the red layer is normally the bottom layer in C-41 (color print) film). All layers are sensitive to blue light, so normally the blue layer is on top, followed by a filter. In this technique, blue light exposes the layers containing red and green dyes, but the layer containing blue dye is left unexposed due to the filter. [#] The two main ways for doing this are loading the film upside down (if your camera allows it), or by purchasing film that has been “converted” already.

A third way is to make DIY redscale film by going into a darkroom, pulling out the film, cutting it, flipping it, taping it back together, and then winding it back into the canister. Make a Nifty Soda Can Fisheye Lens. Bhautik Joshi, the guy who made the Phone-O-Scope that we tweeted a while ago, has a new do-it-yourself project for those of you who enjoy this kind of hack-ish photography project.

Make a Nifty Soda Can Fisheye Lens

His latest project involves building a cheap fisheye lens using a peephole lens and a soda can. Here are some sample photographs taken with the “tin cam”: Built using a fisheye peephole as the main lens element and a decapitated soda can as the lens body (!) , this attaches directly to my SLR camera. For well under US$20, I ended up with a lens that has nearly a 180-degree field-of-view, adjustable focus, a canon EOS mount, and due to it’s stylish and sleek exterior, can generate limitless amounts of admiration ridicule confusion. To learn how to build one of these for yourself, head on over to the tutorial through the following link: The fisheye tin cam (via Photojojo) Image credits: Photographs by Bhautik Joshi and used with permission. How to Give Your Bokeh Custom Shapes. How to Make a DIY Pizza Box Ring Flash. I have always been enthralled ring flashes, but they are so expensive!

How to Make a DIY Pizza Box Ring Flash

I recently found a pizza box ring flash how to, but it didn’t go on my camera (it was meant as an off camera ring flash) so I made some changes. And here, for all to use, is my version of the pizza box ring flash. Step 1 You will need a few things: Foil tape, masking tape, duct tapePVC pipe the size of your lens (my lens is are big. Step 2 You will need to find the center of your pizza box. Step 3 After finding the center, use your smaller bowl to make the ring that will be taped to your PVC piece.

Step 4 Draw the circle with the bigger bowl, and the circle with the PVC pipe. Step 5 You will cut out all the circlues, but the one that matters most is the middle one that says “glue to PVC.” this is the one that will make the ring show up in your subjects eyes. Step 6 Cover the entire inside of the box with the foil tape. Step 7 Cut the hole for you PVC from the line you drew. Step 8 Tape the inside ring to the PVC pipe. Step 9. Verabee. What were you raised by wolves? 80 Journal Writing Prompts. 50 MORE Journal Writing Prompts. 25 Blog Post Ideas. Ever since I wrote the post 80 Journal Writing Prompts, folks have been asking me for more.

25 Blog Post Ideas

While I’ve taken a break from writing lists of writing topics, in the mean time I thought it would be better to write a list of blog post ideas. Of course, any one of the journal writing prompts could be used for a blog, but any experienced blogger will tell you that there are only so many posts one can write about their cat or their the details of their personal lives before their readers get bored. Use your job to inspire you. Hate your job?

Don’t quit. Other Stuff To Check Out: 1stwebdesigner - Graphic and Web Design Blog. 8 Effects Every Photographer Should Know About. Photography seems easy at first glance.

8 Effects Every Photographer Should Know About

You simply make your frame and press the shutter button. The reality is, everyone can take a photo but not all can master it. There’s more to photography than just simply “point and shoot.” Photography is a skill only a handful have the patience and the passion to stick with. Photography students and enthusiasts must educate themselves with many technical terms such as aperture, shutter speed, focus and exposure. 1. Bokeh refers to the aesthetic quality of blur, the out of focus area of the image. There’s good bokeh, but there’s also bad bokeh when the blur is so distracting or harsh that it takes the focus away from the subject. Example of bad bokeh. Use of Creative Bokeh by Jean Fan You can also create other shapes of bokeh, such as the heart and star bokeh photos shown below. By CT Pham Photo by Astig 2. Panning refers to the horizontal, vertical or rotational movement of an image still or video. By Sofia Duarte by Statesman 3. By Rachel Arandilla 4.

What is Lomography? Today, the technological advances in the field of photography has grown by leaps and bounds.

What is Lomography?

Cameras today produce beautiful, high-resolution images, automatic settings, high-speed shutter settings, etc. Even post-processing has improved immensely, thanks to computers and Photoshop. You can see your picture immediately, so you have the option to delete it or to keep it, an option not available with earlier film cameras. Because of this, everyone can now be a photographer. In fact, it’s almost like spoon-feeding. I once read from a book ‘Manual cameras are romantic, digital cameras are democratic’. What is Lomography? If you haven’t heard of lomography, it’s time to educate yourself. Image taken by Ethermoon Lomography is a pretty recent type of photography invented by the Lomographic Society, founded in the early nineties in Austria. According to, There are 10 rules that define ‘lomography’: Pros and Cons of Lomography Light Leaks Photo from Unpredictability Plastic lens 1. 2.