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Stock photos that don’t suck — Design / UX

Stock photos that don’t suck — Design / UX

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11 Best Free Stock Photo Sites As designers and visual communicators, we need to make sure to use photos to help tell a story and to convey a message. While it's best to use high quality original photos whenever possible, sometimes they just won't fit into the workflow. Either you ran out of time, don't have access to the subject matter, or you don't have the equipment or patience to take a really great photo. 5 Great Front-End Developer Tools You Must Try This is a tech post by Arnaud Breton, full-stack developer here at mention with a specific focus on the front-end side and user experience. Before joining mention, Arnaud was co-founder and CTO of UniShared and VideoNot.es, part of the Imagine K-12 2013 Winter batch. Over the last few years, we’ve seen tremendous growth in an entirely new generation of web applications. These apps have become much richer, leading to a huge increase in complexity on the front-end side.

Popular Photos Notifications See all notifications All categories A Frenchman In NY Sean Archer Георгий Чернядьев (Georgy Chernyadyev) Instagram for Business If you were asked to picture General Electric’s Instagram account, you might imagine photos of light bulbs or videos of washing machines. Try fighter jets and locomotives. The team behind @generalelectric isn’t here to push appliances. Home — Google Web Fundamentals Web Push Notifications, a new way to engage users Web push notifications makes it easy to re-engage with users by showing relevant, timely, and contextual notifications to the user, even when the browser is closed! Web push notifications allow users to opt-in to timely updates from sites they love and allow you to effectively re-engage them with customized, relevant content.

13 No Attribution Required Stock Image Sites You NEED Business Tools and Tips September 6, 2014 Following our recent post on stock image sites we actually use, some readers sent us even more sites that offer alternatives to paid stock image services. We took a look into the so-called attribution-free stock image sites to see if they were legit. Google Developers This morning we welcomed 6,000 developers to our 7th annual Google I/O developer conference. The crowd in San Francisco was joined by millions more watching on the livestream and 597 I/O Extended events, in 90+ countries on six continents. We're meeting at an exciting time for Google, and for our developer community. There are now one billion of you around the world who use an Android device.

How To Find Quality Stock Photos There’s one thing about blogging that I simply can’t do and that’s photography. No matter how hard I try, my own photography is rubbish and comes out looking like something my toddler took. Please tell me I’m not alone in this. We can’t all be awesome at everything right? Either way, to combat my dreadful attempts at taking pictures, I tend to illustrate my blog posts with images from other, more professional sources. I give them a tweak, load them up and Bob’s your teapot – they’re ready to go.

Telenor Digital - The butterfly effects of social media Some of you may be familiar with the “butterfly effect”. The phrase refers to the idea that a butterfly’s wings might create tiny changes in the atmosphere that may ultimately alter the path of a tornado, or cause one to happen in the first place. Social media is the “butterfly” of modern times. For new products or start-ups, doing small things in social channels can lead to accelerated growth further down the line. For a product or service to become the thing you talk about tomorrow, it is key to reach out and engage in a conversation with the relevant communities rather than publish monologues to drive sales or sign-ups. Be present where the influencers and early adopters are, answer questions in real-time, request feedback, show agility and iterate the product.

The 12 Best Free Photoshop Plugins for Designers While Adobe Photoshop is a powerful, creative platform, using plugins can help to extend its capabilities and use it to its full potential. Using an add-on can help you perform tedious or difficult tasks in a more efficient manner, enabling you to spend more time on design. There are thousands of plugins to choose from, but many are outdated and no longer work with updated versions of Photoshop. 25 Free Stock Photo Sites When I began the research for this article, I knew of only a handful of free stock photography sites. I set out to find as many good ones as I could, thinking maybe I’d find a dozen. I was quite surprised to find 25 good, solid resources out there. There are probably more, but these are the ones I found. If you’ve got a favorite and it’s not here, send it along. Note the terms of use for each site.

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