Amina Tayyub

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How Fonts Impact Web Design

It is imperative to make note that around 95% of information on the web is written language. So, it is quite evident that the choice of fonts affects …

Typography

55 Hand-Picked Resources to Help You Learn Graphic Design Quickly

When I started out with learning design, I remember being absolutely overwhelmed by all the information that is out there. I was sure that knowing …

Graphic Design

50 Must See TED Talks about Creativity and Design – Learn

<i>If you’re looking for ideas about design or seeking a creative muse, TED talks can be a worthwhile watch to stir your curiosity.</i><p>From the latest web …

How To Use Blend Modes To Totally Revamp Your Photography | Brilliant Work From Jimmy McIntyre

He says, as a closing statement, that he hopes this tutorial has inspired you to explore blend modes more. He, is Jimmy McIntyre, and he needn’t …

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8 Awesome YouTube Tutorials Every Photographer Should See

<i>Jimmy Mcintyre is a travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national magazines,</i> …

How Designers Turn Data Into Beautiful Infographics

Behind the scenes of information architects’ creative processes.<p>The best infographics are clear, easy to digest, and eye-catching. But the process of distilling data into a neat little chart, bar graph, or venn diagram usually requires pages and pages of messy preparatory sketches, which are rarely …

Data Visualization

How I Improved My Typography Skills

5 resources for learning the basics.<p>It’s not <i>what</i> you say, it’s <i>how</i> you say it.<p>We’ve all heard this. It’s simplistic and obvious. But it’s true. …

Typography

The Fluid Dynamics of “The Starry Night”: How Vincent Van Gogh’s Masterpiece Explains the Scientific Mysteries of Movement and Light

In 1889, inspired by a famous astronomical drawing that had been circulating in Europe for four decades, <b>Vincent van Gogh</b> (March 30, 1853–July 29, 1890) painted his iconic masterpiece “The Starry Night,” one of the most recognized and reproduced images in the history of art. At the peak of his …

See The Most Beautiful Data Visualizations Of 2014

An infographic showcasing rappers’ relative vocabularies took first prize at the Information Is Beautiful Awards. See all the top winners here.<p>An eye-catching infographic which maps rappers according to the depth of their vocabulary won Gold for Data Visualization at the annual Kantar Information …

Make a Beautiful DIY Camera Bag from a Pair of Jeans and an Old Laptop Bag

When it comes to camera bags, there’s no such thing as perfect. But if you’re looking to get as close to perfect <i>for you</i> as possible, the best way to …

30 Amazing Links to Great Photography and Cool Tutorials Every Photographer Will Love

Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching points far and wide online …

Landscape Photography

Why Curves is One of the Most Powerful Tools in Photoshop

To a novice photographer, Photoshop can seem daunting with its countless tools. To many experienced photographers, Photoshop’s curves can bring …

Sony Zeiss FE55 review in Tibet

#212. The Sony FE55 in Tibet: A Winters Tale<p>13354 Review 4 years ago pascaljappy 3<p>This is a guest post by Philip Partridge about his recent …

How to Use Channel Mixer in Photoshop to Create Amazing Black and White Images

In the early days of digital, one of the biggest criticisms was that black and white images were nowhere near as good as their film based …

Tutorial Shows Off Effective and Efficient Method of Smoothing Out Skin in Portraits

When retouching skin on a subject, there’s a fine balance to strike between smoothing out a rough skin texture and keeping the skin looking natural. …

Back to Basics: A Refresher on the Dodge, Burn and Sharpen Tools in Photoshop

Photoshop is a program of many talents; however, there are three tools that you probably haven’t used much for some time now. As some of the first …

Top 12 Image Editing Skills Every Photographer Should Know

Before you start editing, make sure that you have a good image work flow. This means saving originals in a separate place to prevent you from …

Practical Tips to Better Understand Color Control in Post Production

Most of us understand the importance of the color or white balance setting on our camera. It is there to deal with the variations in color from …

How to Create Realistic Eye Makeup in Photoshop

Apply make up in Photoshop to your subjects using techniques similar to real life. Add eye make up, create eye lashes, and even contour, all in …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Easily Replace The Sky in Your Photos Using The Gradient Tool

In my previous article, I talked about how powerful luminosity masks are in blending multiple exposures. However, using the same exposures as last …

Design Principles: Visual Perception And The Principles Of Gestalt

This is the start of a series of posts about design principles. It begins with these principles of gestalt, because <b>many of the design principles we</b> …

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

Shutter Speed

Soar Over Surreal Turkey in a Hot Air Balloon

Could there be anything more dreamy than this? I spent a good part of this morning looking through surreal photos of hot air balloons soaring over Cappadocia. A historical region in Central Anatolia in Turkey, Cappadocia is known for its unusual, moon-like landscape. It's a mixture of naturally …