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A Massive 30-Part Guide to Retouching Photos in Photoshop

Want a crash course in retouching photos in Photoshop? Here’s a 4-part video series that clocks in at 4.5 hours in total, making it a very …

Portrait Tip: “Direct, Don’t Pose”

When it comes to compelling portrait photography, maybe we should just ignore Madonna’s advice and listen to Derek Heisler instead.In this short …

Photography

Auto Masking Made Easy In Lightroom | Who Says You Can’t Edit Precisely In Lightroom?

Photo editing is where the glamorous allure of photography can fade away quickly. After the initial thrill of shooting has waned, the reality that …

Tutorials

How to match the colors between different photos in Photoshop

What I’m going to do is I’m going to show you how to match the colors between backgrounds and objects once you’ve cut them out and combined the …

Tutorials

Wireframes by Top UX Designers

Wireframes are important for multiple reasons. One of them would be that they, the wireframes, focus on functionality, behavior, and priority of …

Resources to Start Learning Design

A lot of my YouTube subscribers have asked me how to start learning design — what online courses to take, books to read and blogs to follow. So, I …

5 Excellent Tools Your UX and UI Design Tasks

Advertise here via BSAUI Design – UX Design: Tightly Coupled, But Not the SameUser interface (UI), and user experience (UX), are both critical …

UX Design

Moving From Photoshop And Illustrator To Sketch: A Few Tips For UI Designers

Switching To Illustrator: The Annoyances<p>From Photoshop to Illustrator<p>Because using Photoshop for user interface design is, in my view, a needlessly …

6 things to watch out for in UX design

The world of UX design is fast-paced and always changing. It can be overwhelming to keep up with what is coming next, so we’ve rounded up a few …

Which Light Bulb is Best for Your Office?

Lighting is a powerful tool. But it can also have a much larger effect on your business too.<p>When properly optimized, lighting can set the mood and …

16 things every photographer should be able to do in less than 10 seconds

As a professional photographer, you really need to know your stuff. And there are some things you should be able to do fast, without thinking or even …

Photography

Bruce Lee’s Previously Undiscovered Writings on How to Live a Fulfilling and Successful Life

Bruce Lee was much more than a martial arts expert and movie star. He was also a Zen philosopher, and some consider him one of the most influential …

Meditation

How I Came Up With a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Idea in 20 Minutes

If people are lining up for a product, figure out how to make the line shorter and they'll buy from you.<p>Several years ago I started a hip-hop jewelry ecommerce store. My most popular products were “grillz.” For the unfamiliar, those are the shiny teeth you see a lot of rappers wear. I shipped tens …

$9 billion startup Stripe is automating the complicated process of starting a company

Now the $9 billion payments company has realized that Atlas is something entrepreneurs throughout the United States want too.<p>Atlas automates the complicated process of starting a company into a filling out a short web form. Atlas then takes care of incorporating a company in Delaware, setting up a …

FinTech

10 Free Lightweight CSS Frameworks for a Fast Start

Using a quality responsive CSS framework can give you a nice head start on any web design project. Some, like Bootstrap, are a bit bloated with …

Web Design

Don't Look for a Great Idea. Look for a Good Problem

To create anything that is truly pathbreaking, you need to look for it in new places<p>At the center of every significant innovation is always an idea. Clarence Birdseye's idea about freezing fish revolutionized the food industry and American diets. Charles Schwab's idea about flat commissions changed …

Innovation

20 Best UX Patterns Tutorials

Are you a UX designer looking forward to creating professional-looking designs or just wanting to learn more about user experience? This amazing …

UX Design

Universe, a mobile-only website builder, lets you create pages in ‘under a minute’

The business of platforms for developing websites and publishing online is a crowded one, with established players like WordPress, Wix, Zoho, Weebly, Duda Mobile and Squarespace competing against newer entrants like Medium and the likes of LinkedIn. Now make way for another one: Universe, a startup …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s …

The Coolest Couches Under $900

A Man's Home<p><i>The Coolest Couches Under $900</i><p>It's one of the most important pieces in your home. You probably spend as much time on your sofa as you do …

10 rules for making user-friendly web forms

Despite the evolution of human-computer interaction, forms still remain one of the most important types of interaction for users. People who use your …

Web Development

8-Minute, 4-Move Total-Body Dumbbell Workout

Grab a set of three to 10-pound dumbbells, set the timer for eight minutes, and let's get moving! These four multitasking moves target more than one part of the body, so you'll tone your arms, core, butt, and legs, all in just eight minutes.<p><b>Directions:</b> Do two minutes of jumping jacks or jogging in …

3 exercises for toned thighs

A lot of people struggle with toning their legs, especially because exercises like squats and lunges can be hard on the knees. The good news is that you don't need to lunge or squat your way to strong, toned legs. Use these three exercises to target this popular problem area — all while reducing …

7 phases I went through to get from waiting tables to owning a 6-figure business

I wanted everything at once. I wanted to build my dream business overnight and have an enormous community of fans and friends and make millions of dollars creating products I loved.<p>Having zero experience and a small network, those ambitions soon sputtered out. I adopted a new mindset: I figured out …

Entrepreneurship

Here's How You Figure Out That New DSLR

A step-by-step interactive guide.<p>Digital single-lens reflex cameras, better known as DSLRs, take pictures better than any smartphone. But picture quality is not why phone cameras took over the world. For one thing, we carry them everywhere anyway, and for another, they're simple. Point, shoot, and …

Cameras

CSSReference.io is a gorgeous visual guide to CSS

The best way to learn CSS is through trial-and-error. <i>You’ve got to write code in order to learn to be a coder</i>. That’s the simple truth of the matter. But it’s always nice to have a helping hand guide you through the often confusing and contradictory technology used to style and illustrate webpages, …

CSS

Expressive Portraits Capture the Soulful Beauty of Animals

The eclectic portfolio of photographer Sergey Polyushko is as comprehensive as it is captivating. With a wide range of interests, the Kiev-based cameraman finds inspiration in an array of subjects, from fast-paced fashion shoots to awe-inspiring landscapes. Like many photographers, he also has a …

12 healthy eating habits that work, according to science

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks. As a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 12 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

Nutrition

Nine things I learned from shared parental leave

The basics of keeping babies healthy are simple: keep them safe, wipe their bottoms and fill their tummies. And don’t forget your afternoon nap<p><b>You’re up to it, even if you don’t think you are.</b> “Do you fancy doing the last three months?” asked my partner before our daughter had even arrived, and …