Arslan Zahid

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Father Illustrates Animals Every Day to Teach His Son the Alphabet

Web designer Kyson Dana decided that he wanted to take a break from his career to beautifully illustrate the entire alphabet. The imaginative artist's mission went beyond practicing his skills at rendering all 26 letters. This project meant creating a solid sketch every single day, with an animal …

Web Design

The DxO ONE Is A Plug-In iPhone Camera With A 1-Inch Sensor

Your iPhone camera is already one of the better mobile cameras available, but a new accessory from imaging technology leader DxO could up the iPhone’s game considerably. The Lightning-enabled DxO ONE has a super bright f1.8 aperture lens, and a 20.2 megapixel, 1-inch sensor. That sensor size is on …

Cameras

India Has Some Utterly Jaw-Dropping Hotels

<b>Alyssa Bird for Architectural Digest.</b><p><i>(photo: Samode Hotels)</i><p>Many of India's architectural wonders -- palaces, forts, and noble houses -- have been transformed into magical boutique hotels, giving travelers a unique view into the country's past. These incredible properties are at the top of our …

Testing the Sigma 24mm f/1.4 Art Lens Against Lenses by Major Manufacturers

Most of you know I’ve been very impressed with Sigma’s new Art lenses. Their 35mm f/1.4 Art I still think is the sharpest 35mm prime lens made. The …

Photography

Adorable Minimalist Illustrations Have a Hilariously Sharp Wit

Illustrator and designer David Olenick has a knack for pairing adorable characters with a biting wit. His minimalist artworks grace a variety of products like pillows and greeting cards but are most popular on t-shirts. Smiling foods, unhappy umbrellas, and puzzled dinosaurs accompany short sayings …

Cute

ZoomIn Studios

6 Helpful Functions of the Shift Key When Working in Photoshop

I was working on a commissioned artwork in Photoshop today and I noticed something. I keep my left hand over the shift key pretty much the entire …

Tutorials

How to Shoot Product Photos With One Light

Screenshot taken from the video<p>Dan over at Adorama Pro has come up with one of the coolest and smartest ways to shoot product photos on seamless …

How To Make a DIY Handpainted Backdrop

With winters lasting for 6 months in Toronto, I find that outdoor shoots are put on hold for pretty much the entire time. Because of that, I try …

13 Steps To Perfecting Your App Store Optimization

<i>Shlomo Garbi is the North America GM/VP Business Development at Moburst, a global mobile marketing agency helping first tier startups and brands grow their mobile business.</i><p>When it comes to ASO, there are two types of people: one will admit to not having a clue what that is, and the other will tell …

Heartwarming Portraits of Newborn Babies Smiling Sweetly

West Ealing, London-based photographer Sandi Ford has perfected the art of capturing a baby's precious smile in enchantingly sweet portraits of sleeping newborns. Curled up on soft blankets, these bundles of joy make for a heartwarming sight with their fluffy wisps of hair, soft skin, innocent …

Photography

How OnePlus One's Marketing Strategy Made it So Desirable

It’s relatively new, and you can get it by invitation only.<p>It’s the smartphone that’s managed to dominate the market in a very short amount of time, an impressive feat accomplished largely due to a clever marketing plan. OnePlus One has earned the title as the new king of mid-range smartphones, and …

Amateur Photographer Captures Breathtaking Image Of Meteor Streaking Over Loch Ness

It was a “beautiful night,” says Scotland-based tour guide John Alasdair Macdonald. So he went outside with his camera to snap some photographs of the stars.<p>That’s when Macdonald, who runs the tour company The Hebridean Explorer, says he enjoyed a stroke of “sheer dumb luck,” and captured a …

Loch Ness

The New MacBook Will Succeed, Lack Of Connectors And All

When the MacBook Air first debuted in 2008 there was a lot of media carping about “compromises” and it being too thin for its own good.<p>I ran out and got it anyway. At that time, I thought it was the most amazing computer I had ever held in my hands, despite the solitary USB connector and occasional …

MacBook Air

Polls show 3 percent (or 10 percent or 30 percent) will buy Apple Watch

Technically Incorrect: Now that Apple has presented its watch, the largest question emerges: how many people will buy it. Can anyone know?<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I love a good poll.<p>I think of each one as the lovechild of Nate …

Apple Watch

YouTube may launch subscription video service for a monthly fee

YouTube may soon have a subscription option for its best original content. A comment buried in a <i>Variety</i> report reveals that the Google-owned video site is "exploring the prospect of launching its own subscription VOD service." The service would presumably offer ad-free streaming of certain video …

Televisions