100 Free Fonts You Should Have in Your Library Fonts have already been among the essential materials used by designers. Whether it is a web design project or a logo design – font is the element, capable of attracting people’s attention, rendering the key idea, and communicating the necessary message. That is why, thousands of free fonts reside today in multiple online font repositories. Below we are introducing a collection of 100 free fonts, which represent vividly only some of the most significant trends in typography, however all of these fonts feature really unique and fresh designs. Clean fonts contain the samples of free fonts of the sans serif family with classic proportions, distinct lines, and clean backgrounds. Fancy fonts introduce multiple decorative elements, used in typography – from curly fonts to eroded and distorted ones. 1. Delicious-Roman DiavloBook-Regular HattoriHanzo-LightItalic LT Oksana Bold Champagne & Limousines Vegur-Regular Caviar Dreams Bold Ageone Aldo SemiBold Zrnic Zero Threes Yanone Kaffeesatz Regular Mabella 2.
10 Websites To Learn Photoshop Online Photoshop is hard. There are all kinds of commands, actions, effects, and tools that you’ve got to figure out, and the learning curve is one of the steepest you’ll ever encounter. (But it’s still better than the alternatives!) Fortunately, the web is chock-full of amazing resources that you can use to catapult yourself past the dreaded newbie/intermediate phases. Here are 10 such resources for learning Photoshop on the web. Lynda one of the best educational sites on the web. Searching for “photoshop” results in over 450 unique tutorials, most of which are video courses that you can go through at your own pace. Lynda’s Basic plan costs $20 per month but comes with a 10-day free trial, so give it a try and see if you think it’s worth it. How to Access Lynda.com's Online Courses for Free How to Access Lynda.com's Online Courses for Free Lynda.com is immensely useful if you want to expand your technical skills and prowess. 2. TutsPlus is simply incredible. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
Top 8 Sites to Identify The Owner Of A Phone Number Phone numbers are a little like fingerprints. They can reveal a lot about a person, for example their name or where they live. If you have a missed call from an unknown phone number, you may want to identify the phone number of the person who tried to reach you before you dial that number. Chances are you’re hooking up with a telemarketer. Eventually some random person simply dialed the wrong number. Or it’s your long lost best friend who finally found you. There are several free online tools to reverse lookup and identify a North American phone number. Sadly, most seemingly free services will redirect you to a paid option, even if it’s possible to find the information for free elsewhere. 1. If you suspect that a telemarketer called you, this is the service you should try. The database at WhoCallsMe? A similar page is Who Called Us. 2. For North American landline numbers, Google is an excellent choice to identify a phone number. The following four sites are for Canada and Germany. 4. 5.
Purpose - BBCx365 The purpose of this project is to promote the awareness of global current events with the American public. ”American citizens know little about current events in general and even less about overseas events” according to The Washington Post in 2006. The article further explains that the reasons for the “unwillingness of American citizens to live up to their civic responsibilities” are due to the supply and content of our news. In the article titled “Mind the Gap,” an explanation is given as such: “Driven by market pressures, news organizations across the globe are turning to more entertainment-centered forms of reporting, making it more difficult for lazy citizens to encounter substantive political information as a matter of course. An important consequence of the shift to “soft news” has been the scaling back of international bureaus and staff.” Heavily “domesticated” news programming creates fewer opportunities for people to learn about overseas events.
Extended Definition Processing Tutorial for Photoshop CS5 Extended Definition Processing Tutorial Intro Image Introduction Extended Definition Processing is a relatively new post processing technique created by Scott Kelby of Photoshopuser.com. The technique has a style similar to HDR with a hyper reality sense to it. This process accentuates reflective surfaces and makes an image pop without over saturating the colors. In this tutorial we will be working with a shot of a motorcycle. Tips for Shooting for EDP Choose a subject with reflective surfaces to start.Lighting should be diffused and not heavily contrasted.If shooting outdoors, include clouds if possible as it gives the image an amazing looking background.Be careful about you or your lighting being seen in the reflections as it would be very visible in the final product.Shoot for just slightly under-exposed. A Warning Keep in mind that this technique, like all post processing effects, can be overused and overdone. Step 1 – Open the File in Camera Raw File Opened in Camera Raw Blacks: 56
How to: find ANYTHING on the Internet Photo by Dullhunk Tips, tricks and resources to help you find that digital needle in the huge cyber-haystack. Learning to navigate the World Wide Web effectively is an important skill, and there are lots of different ways for you to find the information you are looking for. Whilst the following list of tips and websites is by no means exhaustive – and we’ve missed out on some massive topics except travel, which deserve a post in their own right – they should be enough to get you started. Using Google Operator Hacks One of the things I love about Google is its clean layout – just type your query and hit enter. Here is a selection of some useful ones: And don’t forget if you want to visit a site that is down, or that your company’s server won’t let you access, you can view the Cached version to see a Google snapshot of that page from when it was last crawled. Photo by author. Online Research Biblical text: Find specific text from the Bible at BibleGateway. Photo by Shirone Koeuro
Livestream. Discover and Experience Live Events. Broadcast your own events live with our Platform and Services. Linear format equations and Math AutoCorrect in Word 2010 - Word - Microsoft Office To insert an equation using the keyboard, press ALT+=, and then type the equation. You can insert equation symbols outside a math region by using Math AutoCorrect. For more information, see Use Math AutoCorrect rules outside of math regions check box. In this article Type equations in linear format You can type most equations quickly by using Math AutoCorrect codes. \eqarray(x+1&=2@1+2+3+y&=z@3/x&=6)<space> which resolves to this: Here are some other examples: Note When an example is followed by two consecutive spaces, the first space resolves the typed text into the equation, and the second space builds it up. Microsoft Office uses the linear format described in Unicode Technical Note 28 to build up and display mathematical expressions. Math AutoCorrect symbols Type one of the following codes followed by a delimiting term. Important The codes are case-sensitive. Note For information on inserting a symbol that is not in the chart above, see Insert a symbol or special character.
How to Create Your Own Planets Using Your Panoramas Scene opens to solar winds gently blowing intergalactic tumbleweeds past the open porch door. An eerie quiet blankets the solar system. We don’t know about you, but ever since those astronomers kicked Pluto out of the party, we’ve been feeling mighty lonely over here on planet Earth. But wait! Best of all, once you’ve selected an image to work with, the process takes only 5 minutes. There are special moments in the life of any photographer that suddenly change his view of his hobby (or profession). Getting my first analog SLR (Nikon N2000/F301 in 1988)Getting my first digital camera (Kodak DC120 in 1997)Discovering a software that could stitch together photos into a seamless panorama (MGI PhotoVista 2.0 in 2002)Discovering the rather simple instructions to create my own planet To make a long story short: The “Polar Panorama Effect” is one of my favorite ways to process photos into unique pieces of art. Two samples: Click either image to see it larger. Looks cool, and it’s easy to do!
99 ways to make your computer blazingly fast Over the last several years working in IT for various companies as a Systems Administrator, Network Administrator, and Help Desk professional, I’ve written and learned about many ways to increase the performance of not only my PC, but also of the many PCs on my networks ranging from Windows 98 to Windows Vista. In this article, I hope to compile a complete list of all the different methods and tricks that I’ve used to get the last bit of juice out of a slow PC. Whether you are using an old PC or the latest and greatest in hardware, you can still use some of these to make your PC run faster. Note that since I write two blogs, Help Desk Geek and Online Tech Tips, I have previously written about many performance tips already which I will link back to throughout. If I have not written about it, I’ve throw in a link to a relevant article from some of my other favorite sites. This list is in no particular order, just written in the order that I could think of them. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
Frustro: The Impossible Typeface Hungarian designer Martzi Hegedűs has created a single typeface, titled Frustro, on the sole premise of making it impossible. Based on the illusion of the Penrose triangle (which is by definition, an impossible object whose creator deemed it “impossibility in its purest form”) the type appears to be facing two different directions simultaneously. His diagram explaining the structure of the Frustro “R” is the highlight of his display– it neatly puts together top left and bottom right corners of two 3D renderings of the letter, making it clear how he imagined each letter as an extension of the Penrose triangle. Fascinating– I only wish this was available for download, it looks like a typographer’s dream (or perhaps) nightmare come true. [Via Jon Lee.]