Art & Photography For some people, being human isn't good enough. There are people who are more interested in living in another realm and it's made "possible" thanks to various online games or even apps that allow you to "cartoon yourself" or "zombie yourself". I suppose everyone has day dreams about living in a different time period or [...] This may seem weird but I've often thought about what my "last meal" would be if I knew my time on this earth was running out. Enoch Bolles,pin-up,pinup,GGA,flapper Art-Deco pin-up master. Worked exclusively as a cover artist, painting oils for Film Fun, Screen Romances, Stolen Sweets, Gay Book, Judge, Titter, Cupid's Capers, Live Stories, Tattle Tales, Gay Parisienne, and the endless "Stories": Pep, Breezy, Snappy, Bedtime, Spicy. Often did premier issues. Excellent portraiturist, using the faces (and figures) of young starlets like Myrna Loy, Ida Lupino, etc.
99 Excellent Examples of Forced Perspective Photography Forced perspective is a technique that employs optical illusion to make an object appear farther away, closer, larger or smaller than it actually is. It is used primarily in photography, filmmaking and architecture. It manipulates human visual perception through the use of scaled objects and the correlation between them and the vantage point of the spectator or camera. There are many ways to attack photography and some are much more expensive than others.
50 Unique and Useful Websites on the Internet In the internet world when we surfing the browser we can see millions of websites, blogs, gaming sites. Websites are categorized as personal resource, travel, education, general internet etc. But if you visit a website that may be useful and interested for you but another one feels that’s not special for him. Internet is an amazing source and they offer some useful websites for the users. Here we go with the list of 50 unique and useful websites on the internet useful for everyone. National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - Alan Taylor National Geographic is currently holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30. For the past nine weeks, the society has been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well. National Geographic was kind enough to let me choose among its entries from 2011 for display here on In Focus. Gathered below are 45 images from the three categories of People, Places, and Nature, with captions written by the individual photographers. [45 photos]
33 Remarkable Photoshop Brushes That You Must Bookmark The paint brush is the medium that communicates the artist’s intention onto the canvas. An experienced artist once pointed out that, Most of the materials involved in painting are expendable. Just about the only tools worth protecting are your paint brushes." I’d like to bring this concept into today’s commercial painting programs, where the Paint Brush in Photoshop is perhaps one of the most precious and useful tools invented.
Konica Hexar The Hexar is an excellent camera aimed at "real" photography. It's one of the fastest operating cameras I've used, and thus can serve double duty as a point-and-shoot. But it's not a point-and-shoot; if you want something completely automatic that will fit in your pocket, you'll probably be happier with a Yashica T4, Nikon 35Ti, or Contax T2. What makes the Hexar stand out is its f2.0 lens, excellent viewfinder, smooth shutter release, almost spooky quietness, and operating modes designed to aid serious photography.
Website speed test Nobody Likes a Slow Website We built this Website Speed Test to help you analyze the load speed of your websites and learn how to make them faster. It lets you identify what about a web page is fast, slow, too big, what best practices you’re not following, and so on. We have tried to make it useful both to experts and novices alike. In short, we wanted it to be a easy-to-use tool to help webmasters and web developers everywhere optimize the performance of their websites. America: 50 States in 50 Photos - In Focus In the past, I've composed many photo essays that took viewers on virtual tours of distant countries. Today, I decided to do the same thing, but focus closer to home, collecting one recent photograph from each of the 50 states in the United States of America. The photographs are not necessarily meant to represent the whole of any state. They are simply interesting, noteworthy, beautiful, or otherwise caught my eye.
Digital Imaging with Photoshop Elements and KidPix Digital Imaging with Photoshop Elements and KidPix This web page lists links to tutorials and lesson plans that use Photoshop Elements and KidPix, two popular digital imaging applications. Also included are some school sites that show examples of digital imaging classes and/or lessons using other software which are comparable to Elements and/or KidPix. Photoshop Elements Tutorials and Program Overview Jay Arraich's Photoshop Elements Tips Photoshop Elements Lessons and Examples of Digital Art
The Time-lapse Photography How to Guide - Learn Time-lapse Photography Hello and welcome to the time-lapse photography how-to guide, an evolving road-map for the evolving art of altered time perception cinematography. This page attempts to weave together separately covered tutorials, tips, and resources into one location that can hopefully act as a launching pad for your own time-lapse experiments and productions. Time discovers truth. The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet Here are some of the most useful websites on the internet that you may not know about. These web sites, well most of them, solve at least one problem really well and they all have simple web addresses (URLs) that you can memorize thus saving you a trip to Google. And if you find this list useful, also check out the expanded version – The Most Useful Websites – which now offers a collection of 150+ undiscovered and incredibly useful websites to enhance your productivity. ctrlq.org/screenshots – for capturing screenshots of web pages on mobile and desktops. dictation.io – online voice recognition in the browser itself.
The Top 75 'Pictures of the Day' for 2012 *Update: The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012 have just been published. Click here to check out the most up-to-date post! After the positive reception from last year’s “Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2011“, the Sifter promised to highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘ at the end of every quarter, eventually culminating in an epic Top 100 for 2012. It’s hard to believe we’re already into the final quarter of 2012. With that, here are the Sifter’s Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day‘ for this year. If any image really intrigues you, be sure to click the title link or picture itself.
50 Awesome Opencourseware Links to Effectively Get Your Photography Degree for Free Whether you are a first time digital camera owner, or someone looking to start a professional photography business, knowledge is key. Utilize these 50 courses, guides, and more to bring out the best in your photos. For Beginners These courses are a must for the first time photographer, or those looking to brush up on their camera skills.