Beautiful Black and White Nature Photography

Jan 25, 2010 / Inspiration

The beauty of nature can be very inspiring. So in this article we are showcasing examples of black and white nature photography. Without color, photographers must put more emphasis on lighting, composition, and context. Combined with this and the fact that there are no man-made objects, these photographs are an excellent source of inspiration and…

40 Amazing Examples of Macro Photography

Jan 20, 2010 / Inspiration

Macro photography, simply put, is close-up photography. This usually requires a special lens that is optimized to focus sharply on a small area. What I love about macro photography is that it allows us see an entirely different world that is filled with an abundance of detail that usually goes unnoticed by the naked eye.

80+ Photoshop Actions for Giving Your Pictures a Vintage Look

Jan 11, 2010 / Freebies

Photoshop actions are great. With just a click of a button you can apply a complicated effect to a photo instantly. One of the most popular type of actions is the vintage or retro style. With the popularity of vintage-inspired Instagram filters and film emulation, the older style is desired with many photos. Fortunately, there…

40 Breathtaking Examples of Aerial Photography

Dec 30, 2009 / Inspiration

Aerial photography can be very inspirational since it provides a view of our environment and surroundings from a perspective we are not used to. It was first practiced in the 1800’s by photographers in balloons. Today, with the advancement in equipment and technology, aerial photographers are able to get a wider variety of photos from…

40 Awesome Examples of Tilt-Shift Photography

Dec 22, 2009 / Inspiration

Tilt-shift photography refers to giving the subject of a photo a miniature look or toy-like appearance. This affect can either be achieved with a special camera lens and other shooting techniques, or it can be done in post processing with applications like Photoshop. There are a number of tilt-shift tutorials available that will show you…

40 Beautiful Examples of Black and White Photography

Dec 14, 2009 / Inspiration

Color plays an important role in how we perceive the world around us. So when you choose to shoot a photograph in black and white, it drastically changes what’s in front of the lens. Without color, other elements of the photograph take on a bigger role in telling the story. Notice how lighting, contrast, and…

10 Blogs to Help You Become a Photography Expert

Nov 20, 2009 / Resources

Photography often plays a major role in web design. So It’s no surprise that many web designers have an interest in it. However, there are so many aspects to photography such as lighting, composition, and equipment features that can make it difficult to master. In this article I’ve rounded up 10 of the best blogs…

50 Time Saving Photoshop Actions for Enhancing Photos

Sep 11, 2009 / Freebies

Adjusting and enhancing photos in Photoshop can involve a lot of trial and error, and be very time consuming. Thankfully their are actions to make our job easier. Here are 50 excellent Photoshop actions that can add professional looking enhancements to your photos with the click of a button. There are a few links below…

13 Useful Techniques for Enhancing Web Design Photography

Jun 22, 2009 / Tutorials

Photography can either make or break a web design. This starts with the photographer and the camera, but more than likely, photos coming straight from the camera will require some type of adjustments or treatment in order to match the style of it’s surrounding design. Here are 13 Photoshop techniques that you should find useful…