8 Effects Every Photographer Should Know About

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Photography seems easy at first glance. You simply make your frame and press the shutter button. The reality is, everyone can take a photo but not all can master it. There’s more to photography than just simply “point and shoot.” Photography is a skill only a handful have the patience and the passion to stick with.

Photography students and enthusiasts must educate themselves with many technical terms such as aperture, shutter speed, focus and exposure. You’ve probably read enough about that elsewhere, so how about a few photography effects? In this post I will share some photography tips and effects. They can enhance the beauty of your photos and they can be very fun to do, too.

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Is the Art of Photography Dying Due to Digitalization?

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Photography has been my hobby ever since I got a hold of my very first camera, a Kodak C310. I think that was the start of the exponential advancement in the technology of digital cameras. After that, I received a Canon DIGITAL IXUS 80 IS. Since then I have taken a lot of photographs, and my dream was to have a DSLR of my own. Now I have a DSLR and it was like a dream come true when I took my first shot with it.

During those old times, I did not think of myself as a pro. Even until now, I am not taking photographs thinking that I’m a pro with my DSLR hanging around my neck. I just take photos because I love photography.

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All About BIG and BOLD Typography: Tips and Inspiration

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There are many ways to attract viewers’ attention when it comes to web design.Flash techniques, awesome photography & catchy color schemes are just some of the many methods used to create visual interest. There is something even simpler that can create a big impact…kick-ass Typography. Specifically, I’m talking about big and bold typography. When used correctly it can stand alone in a layout and still attract a lot of attention.

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When High Fashion Invades The Web: 50 EPIC Fashionable Websites

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Fashion is a cultural phenomena and a means of personal expression. It has been around for ages and is undeniably a big phenomena. It is important to those that follow fashion trends, and for many people fashion is an integral part of their life and identity. Getting into the hostile world of high fashion is a great achievement for those that are passionate about it as the industry is undying and it gets bigger by the minute. That’s why it has decided to take over the world wide web as well.

When it comes to fashion, everyone’s a critic. “High-fashion” means taking things over-the-edge. Seeing designs in an unusual or unique way that would actually gain signature. Sometimes, high-fashion could also mean ” going totally whacko” – Just like the ever notorious fashion icon, Lady Gaga. But of course, a high-fashion website can be played well with great Photography and cutting-edge web designs. In this article, I will be gladly sharing what websites are highly fashionable and edgy enough to get fashionistas’ attention.

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How to Safely Match Web Design and Typography

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As web designers, our designs have to be both usable and attractive, communicate information and create a name. Our designs must be technically proven and tested for our dear readers. With that in mind, web designing is definitely a form of communication and nowadays, this type of communication is very, very important. As a form of communication, we, as web designers do the speaking and we hope our readers and viewers listen.

For all types of communication, the most important thing is to be able to fully transmit the message to the receiving end. In other words, in web designing, the most important thing is to make our readers understand whatever it is we are trying to convey. This is where typography comes in. If the text in our design is too small to read, or too cramped up, or if it irritates the audience while viewing the design, the page won’t get a second glance.

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5 Crucial Photoshop Tools For All Photographers

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Photography is a technical and practiced form of art. It’s not an easy form of fascination, since several aspects are at play in a photograph: lighting, focus, composition, subject and more.

Post processing is just as important as the photo shoot. No matter how good a photographer is, everyone needs to tweak a few flaws and emphasize details. Glamour, landscape, events, micro and portrait photographers need a handy photo editing software to improve their photos. Adobe Photoshop is a must have program for designers, artists, art students and now photographers as well.

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Be Amazed With These Unbelievable Optical Illusional Photos

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Personally, I appreciate photos so much especially when they have illusion effects. Photos with illusions amaze me a lot. What could we get with these illusions? First, let us know the definition of illusion.

Wikipedia defines illusion as:

“A distortion of the senses, revealing how the brain normally organizes and interprets sensory stimulation. While illusions distort reality, they are generally shared by most people.”

Illusion tricked our brain and eyes when seeing something that is not really there or something that is not really happening.

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50 Most Outstanding Photographers’ Portfolio For Inspiration

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As aspiring photographers, we always wonder how the professional photographers take photography to a whole different level, how their photography stands out from the rest, how their lenses seem to get the right angles, and just how they seem to capture all the perfect moments.

Photography is an art, and art needs passion. With passion, there’s learning. These outstanding photographers are able to “wow!” us because they learned photography by heart. They have a passion for the art and through learning they combine all the elements to a degree of perfection!

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45 Top and Most Popular Articles of 2010 in Design Community

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2010 was a great year for everyone, even for web design bloggers. In this article, you will see a compilation of the great and most popular freebie articles, those that are inspirational and those that give tips and tutorials published by several design blogs. In this way, we can recap on what are the topics and ideas many people got interested in. I know you are all excited, so here are the best and useful design articles of the year 2010!

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How to Create a Perfect White Web Design? Tips and Inspiration

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White is clean and elegant, these are the two things we see on White. This color has always been popular that is used in different kinds of industries. For instance in interior designing, designers prefer more White to stand out as the main color in decorating a room or a house.

But how to create such design on our own?

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