Jerod Chambers

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How You Can Improve UX with Microinteractions. Part II

In the first part of the article, I talked about the definitions and types of microinteractions and why they work for your product UX. Here, I will …

UI Design

Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Go from Boring to WOW in Just 7 Minutes (VIDEO)

Sometimes you’re in the right place at the wrong time, or the light just isn’t cooperating. In the quick video below, you learn a really easy …

7 Basic Questions Your Screenplay Should Answer (And How 'The Last Jedi' Answers Them 3 Times)

If your story can't answer these 7 questions, then you may not actually have a story.When it comes to screenwriting, everybody and their Aunt Ginger …

Creative Writing

You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Photography

Infographic: What belongs in your branding style guide

If you have market competition, you have to identify what makes your organization special.<p>An important part of differentiating your products is …

The truth about green screen

We’ve all seen them: green screen plugin videos where the demo artist clicks a button and all the green disappears, replaced by a perfectly …

7 Reasons Why Orson Welles Was Such a Boss at Cinematic Composition

Director Orson Welles isn't called the Boy Wonder for nothing.At just 25 years old, Orson Welles made one of the most impressive directorial debuts …

This Ivy League Expert Shows How Storytelling Is Key in Any Business - Do You Know How to Use It?

Telling stories is absolutely necessary for effective communication. This Columbia University expert shares what you need to know.<p>Lots of people think they're good storytellers, but not everyone has the gift. The truth is that many of your friends may just be suffering through your boring …

Columbia University

How Netflix Taps Into Font Psychology to Tell a Story and Find Its Audience

Netflix knows that its ever-expanding subscriber base is made up of countless personalities and preferences, and its library of original content …

Tony Awards

Give Your Photos a Dramatic “Cinematic Effect” with This Simple Photoshop Technique (VIDEO)

The term “cinematic effect” refers to a popular method of editing photographs so they look like a frame grab from a movie. There’s no one “right way” …

Tutorials

Free High-Quality Typefaces To See Your Projects Through In 2018

‘Neon’, free for personal & commercial use<br>Image via Aga Magdziak<br>If you’re not done and dusted with free, shiny new typefaces, this new list might …

What Is the Difference Between Marketing, Advertising, and Branding? A Simple Analogy to Help Explain

To understand the differences between these concepts, simply apply them to you.<p>In my work with entrepreneurs and business students, I often hear marketing strategies explained as "having social media," "having an online brand," or "advertising a lot."<p>These explanations make me cringe because, while …

Marketing

This Super Bowl Coach Ignited Nick Foles's Performance By Doing 1 Research-Backed Thing

The turnaround performance of the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback traces back to a wily adjustment made by his coach, Doug Pederson--a play you can run for your team too.<p>The Philadelphia Eagles backup quarterback, the igniter of a great team performance that earned him Super Bowl MVP, the man who …

NFL

Google Publishes Free Typographic Guide To Help You Master Web Fonts

Screenshot via Google Design<p><b>If your goal</b> for 2018 is to have keener design senses, you’ve come to the right place. The start of the year has …

Typography

Pixar's Biggest Mistakes Were Just Leaked--by Pixar

Pixar has a strategy so simple you'll want to laugh. Don't.<p>Here's some news you may find hard to believe: Even Pixar makes mistakes. In fact, the details in a new video recently released by the animated film studio juggernaut would suggest it makes some doozies.<p>But that isn't how we imagine our …

Animation

Watch: 15 Graphic Design Trends For 2018

<b>Philip VanDusen,</b> founder and chief creative officer of NYC-based Verhaal Brand Design, lays bare 15 trends that graphic designers should note for …

Here’s How to Shoot Beautiful Portraits at Home with Just One Flash (VIDEO)

If you’re a bit envious of the beautiful portraits made by pros with well-equipped studios, this tutorial is a must-see. That’s because in just six …

Photography

A Cinematographer's Best Friend: How to Use a Light Meter

Light meters are one of the most helpful and powerful tools that DPs have at their disposal, but how exactly do you use them?As a cinematographer, …

Control the Contrast in Beauty Portraits: Shaping a Model's Face with light

Join Daniel Norton OnSet in his studio in New York City as he demonstrates a simple technique to control the contrast in beauty portraits using the …

Some Helpful Sound Design Tips for Filmmakers

Sound and image go together like chocolate and peanut butter, so if one is a little off, the whole concoction is spoiled. This helpful video will …

Why religion isn't going away and science won't destroy it

Wallace's vision was not exceptional.<p>On the contrary, the modern social sciences, which took shape in 19th-century western Europe, took their own recent historical experience of secularisation as a universal model.<p>An assumption lay at the core of the social sciences, either presuming or sometimes …

This app will do all the SEO heavy-lifting for you

In today's digitally driven world, it's no longer a surprise to any business that in order to remain viable and competitive, it's essential to have a …

Google Search

A Myriad of Resources to Help You Better Color Grade Your Photography

Color grading is a critical tool involved in the production of a truly impressive image. Through the use of grading a photographer can completely …

Cinematography

The 1970s Design Manual That Quietly Shaped Everything You Use Today

Humanscale is as relevant today as it was in the 1970s–and it’s being reissued through Kickstarter.<p>The 1970s has been a frequently revisited decade in the design world lately, most notably in the resurgence of reissued graphic standards manuals from that era. For many graphic designers, the …

Product Design

10 beautiful fonts that are hard to resist

With fonts, as with people, beauty is often in the eye of the beholder. After all, one designer's Futura could be another's Jokerman.<p>With that in …

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …

Graphic Design: Adobe Light and Shadow Explorations

After a long time of flat design with solid colors it's always good to share something different. Adobe and their Instagram account are exploring …

Graphic Design

7 best new fonts of 2017

Like any design element, we all have our favourite fonts to fall back on. But you don’t want your work to get stale. So it’s good once in a while to …

Photoshop Trick: Learn How to Expand Dynamic Range and Make Your Photographs POP! (VIDEO)

Here’s a simple but powerful Photoshop tutorial demonstrating how to rehabilitate flat and boring images with a few tips and tricks for expanding …

Tutorials

Here’s Something Every Photographer Needs to Hear

<i>SLR Lounge</i> recently published this 8-minute video on 10 ways you can light and shoot the same scene. But it’s the short monologue at the end, …