Free Photoshop Plug-ins Collection Photoshop plug-ins are the add-ons that power a Photoshop user. They make a complicated task much easier & help creating amazing effects, designing faster & better. There are lots of free Photoshop plug-ins which can fire your skills. This post aims to present most of them (150+) in a comprehensive way. How to install Photoshop plug-ins? Photoshop plug-ins are .8bf files.
PhotoTech Tutorials Advertisement Over the recent months we’ve been presenting various showcases of photography – while many readers hated the showcases, most readers found them inspirational and perfect for a lousy workday’s morning. However, what we should have done in the inspirational posts is not just provide you with some inspiration for your work, but also present useful photographic techniques which can help you to achieve optimal pictures for your designs. And as requested by many of you, now it’s time to correct our mistake. 40 Incredibly Inspirational Retro & Vintage Photoshop Tutorials The memories of yesteryears invoke in us a sense of nostalgia as we long for the days gone by when life seems so much simpler. Technology was not as advanced as it is today, and things were changing at a slower pace. Retro and vintage years usually refer to the decades before our present day, up to the last century. Images of the early 1900s to the 1980s comes into mind as we think about the designs of this era.
Web Applications Products, Mobile Applications Products, Mobile Games flauntR flauntR is a free online suite of digital photoediting tools that provides a range of features that are typically only been available in expensive photoediting software. RIA Application build on Adobe Flex The FlauntR RIA (Rich Internet Application) application has been widely cited as an example of intuitive user interface design and use of cutting edge technology. The FlauntR interface engineered using Adobe Flex, Flash and J2EE technologies has been featured on Flex.org and the Yahoo Gallery among others. Camera Exposure: Aperture, ISO & Shutter Speed A photograph's exposure determines how light or dark an image will appear when it's been captured by your camera. Believe it or not, this is determined by just three camera settings: aperture, ISO and shutter speed (the "exposure triangle"). Mastering their use is an essential part of developing an intuition for photography.
Photoshop CS4: A Picture Worth a Thousand Words I love Photoshop techniques that offer all kinds of possibilities for experimentation—and the following tutorial is a perfect example of one of those techniques. In this issue, we’re going to take a portrait and replace the person’s image with text (think 2009 Grammy posters). Pick a portrait that offers good contrast—a photo that’s very dramatic and dark probably won’t work as well. I’ve had the best success with straight-on head and shoulder shots, but again, feel free to experiment with all types of photos. Design Seeds®: For All Who Love Color #ededed #e8dcca #b08a61 #66503c 5 Great Google Analytics Alternatives If you manage a website, there’s a good chance you are using Google Analytics (GA) to keeping track of your visitors, or you are considering using it. GA is an excellent product, and given the fact it’s free makes it a very viable and attractive solution to many website owners. But it has its flaws and imperfections, some of which are: It’s Google They already know so much about you, should they know your web site stats too? Real-Time GA does have a feature to view real-time stats, but it could use some improvement so it can be more than just a fancy counter. Time spent on page GA can’t really keep track of time spent by a visitor unless he or she moves forward to the next page.
Pixel Spreadsheet Microscope image of an iPhone screen.It really is just a spreadsheet. Digital photographs are actually just spreadsheets. When you take a photo, your camera measures the amount of red, green and blue light hitting each pixel, ranks them on a scale from 0 to 255 and then records those values as a spreadsheet. Matt Parker found a way to actually open digital photos as spreadsheets in Excel. The process involves cracking the digital photo file open, scraping out all of the numbers and putting them into the cells of an Excel spreadsheet.
Comparing 7 Common Light Modifiers Guest post by Robert Mitchell. Hit the bottom of the post to see his links. When assembling a lighting kit, it’s very difficult to know which modifiers are best for the type of work you want to do, and sometimes you don’t know or are discovering what you want to shoot. Sequences re-visited from SBC Skier magazine » Dan Carr Photography - Photography Product Reviews + Ski, Snowboard and adventure photography tips Apologies for the lack of updates in the last couple of week, it’s been busy times here in Whistler.Â Today I’d like to post some sequences that were shot last year for SBC Skier magazine here in Canada.Â The first four were to be used for “Trick Tips” , where a pro skier describes how someone would go about performing that trick.Â The fifth sequence was not shot for that purpose, but it was run as a double page spread so I thought I’d throw it in the mix too.Â For anyone wanting to know how to create a sequence photo in photoshop I did a video tutorial on this a while back which I will re-post at the bottom of this article.Â I might re-do this tutorial over the summer to upgrade it to an HD version so if there is anything you want clarification on please leave a comment below so that I can address it in the re-make! Sequence Animation for blog post from Dan Carr on Vimeo. Leigh Powis at Whistler Blackcomb with the misty flip off the canon box. Like what you read?