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. YAD VASHEM PHOTO ARCHIVE “Mendel takes out his camera. No more flowers, clouds, natures, stills or landscapes. Amid the horror all around him he has found his destiny: to photograph and leave behind a testimony for all generations about the great tragedy unfolding before his eyes.” Mendel Grossman’s photos constitute only a small portion of the historical photos in Yad Vashem’s Photo Archive collection. The largest of its kind in the world, this collection comprises some 200,000 photographs related to the Holocaust. The online archive currently comprises 130,000 historical photos.
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. 35 Surreal Examples of Multiplicity Photography May 27 2010 Multiplicity is a photography technique in which the same person is photographed from different angles and directions and then the bunch of photographs are digitally re-mastered in Photoshop showing clones of the person doing different things all in one photo. Today we present 35 Surreal Examples of Multiplicity Photography to inspire you. Photography and Photoshop go hand in hand. Multiplicity Photography is the real test of your patience as you may have to work for hours to get the right shots mainly because of different angles, props and clothes used in pre-production. And finally when you have the images, you have to work on different techniques (blending, layering, curving etc) in Photoshop to paste all the images in one single photo.
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.
3D ARTISTS The 3D Artists - raph.com gallery is a large collection of 3d works by artists from all around the World. Currently, the gallery features over 1000 images, from some of the most talented artists in the Computer Graphics Industry. What makes the gallery unique is that every works submitted to the gallery are judged by an international jury composed of 30 artists. This process ensures a fair judgement and guarantees the very high standards of the gallery.
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. Night Photography Tips and James Bond If you’re thinking about taking photos at night the ‘usual’ way – deleting 75% of your photos because of camera blur or excessive darkness… Alas, after several hours slaving in Adobe Illustrator (I’m no graphic designer, I’m a photographer, dang it!) here is your friendly Night Photography Tips Infographic! Oh yeah…and if this helps you in any sort of way, feel free to share it to someone else it could help.
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. The American identity according to social media #infographic What can we learn about the people of America from statistical data? According to this infograph from Hasai, we know that: 9/10 Americans are online77% report that they use social media to share their love of a TV show70% of active US Facebook users log in every day48% of bloggers are US based40% of Americans are following products, services and brands on social media platformsVideo games account for 10% of all US internet time