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Design Psychology and the Neuroscience of Awesome UX

Human cognition is complex, and many factors play into instant impressions. Design psychology is coming to the forefront as more and more companies …

Eye Tracking

Want to Take Stunning Photographs? Turn Your Camera Upside Down

The first step to taking a halfway decent photograph is making sure you're holding the camera right-side-up ... unless you’re Arnau Rovira Vidal. The …

The secret to creativity – according to science

Whether you get mesmerised by Vincent van Gogh’s painting The Starry Night or Albert Einstein’s theories about spacetime, you’ll probably agree that …

Top 5 Instagram Automation Tools For Marketers

With roughly 800 million active users, Instagram is one of the main players in the social media ecosystem. Generation Z now uses the platform as one of their primary sources of interaction.<p>But, as digital marketers have come to learn, Instagram is far more valuable than an amusing consumer product. …

Social Media

15 Free Design Resources Filled with Freebies for Your Creative Projects

Who doesn't like a good freebie? Designers are no different than the rest of us, and there's no shortage of free design resources to help jumpstart your next project. Whether you are in need of some cool free Photoshop brushes or vector files to enhance your design, it's incredible how much is out …

Graphic Design

14 Lightroom Tricks You NEED to Know

Photographer and filmmaker Evan 5ps gives you 14 Lightroom Tricks he USES EVERYDAY to speed up your workflow.

HBO Announces iOS App-Based TV Show 'Mosaic' With Branching Narrative and Multiple Endings

HBO recently announced a new TV project in the works by director Steven Soderbergh called "Mosaic." The show will air as a six-part linear narrative in early 2018, but in addition to the traditional distribution, HBO is launching an app where viewers can watch the show, make decisions, and help …

Photoshop Raw Smart Objects for Dodge Burn Skin Retouching by Nino Batista

When you are especially particular about your adjustments, and want your dodging and burning to utilize the maximum amount of image data possible, …

Ikea’s Crazy New Cookbook Literally Cooks You Dinner

It turns out that while Ikea’s assembly instructions can be infuriating, they’re actually great for cooking.<p>Ikea may not be known for having the clearest of instructions regarding its furniture, but the company can teach me how to make dinner anytime. Because The Ikea Recipe Series is the …

10 Tips for Advanced Lightroom Users

If you’ve been using Lightroom for a while maybe you’re ready to take your processing to the next level. Here are 10 tips for advanced Lightroom …

Advanced Photo Manipulation Techniques: Document and Foreground Setup

This is part two of our seven-part video series on Advanced Photo Manipulation Techniques.If you haven't already, make sure to catch up on the …

Photo Manipulation

Here are some ways to use foam board and improve your photography on the cheap

There are some non-photographic things photographers always have around. It’s not only gaff tape, but Foamcore or foam board can be your best friend …

Want better portraits? Rotate your canvas while retouching.

Once, the idea of rotating my canvas when retouching was jarring to me. I knew it was something my peers were doing but I just couldn’t be bothered …

Leonardo da Vinci's Ingenious Design for a Self-Supporting Bridge

Or, "How to build a bridge in 10 minutes that's strong enough to support a car"<p>Of the many structures Leonardo da Vinci designed, perhaps none made …

Photographer Visits 20 Catholic Churches to Capture the Grandeur of Pipe Organs

Fascinated by the pipe organs he grew up surrounded by in Germany, photographer Robert Götzfried‘s new series <i>Pipes</i> captures the grandeur of these musical instruments. To complete the work, he obtained permission to enter 20 Catholic churches in Southern Germany and photograph the behemoths.<p>The pipe …

This video explains linear perspective and geometry when shooting portraits

Remember the animation showing how focal length impacts the portrait? When you shoot with different focal lengths and your subject takes the same …

Mysterious Photography by Mika Suutari

Mika Suutari is a nature photographer from Southern Finland who likes photos to have a powerful atmosphere as you see on this post.<p>For more from Mika …

Photography

Mosh is a Simple Web App for Glitching Your Photos

Web developer Felix Turner has created an interesting new browser-based app called Mosh that can apply a large number of “glitch” effects to your …

Web Applications

Tutorial of the Week #14: How To Create a Realistic Painted Effect in Photoshop

There’s some talented artists out there who can hand paint stunning hyper-realistic art, but those kinds of skills are something us mere mortals can …

5 Fundamental Photo Tips for Aspiring Wedding and Portrait Photographers | Rangefinder

Sponsored by NYIP<p>Photos courtesy of NYIP<p>For wedding and portrait photographers who want to sharpen their skills, but already have a full schedule, …

10 Essential Adobe Illustrator 2017 Tips

January 14, 2017, Adobe Illustrator Tutorials, 242 views<p>10 quick mini tutorials on essential tools and how to speed up your illustration process, in …

3 Video Tutorials - Portrait Retouching Tips Using Lightroom

Many of our readers use Photoshop to edits portraits, but what if all you have is Lightroom? Or you don’t know Photoshop as well? You can certainly …

I Spent A Lot Of Time Processing My Photos… For Some Reason

Hey there, Panda Nation! I recently commented on one of the articles here on Bored Panda and the response to it was quite surprising to me. Not …

Sonder Font - Free Family

Following up from our previous article, we would love to pay another homage to Friday Fresh Free Font Series that we unfortunately stopped doing. Is …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work curated by …

50 Best Color Sites for Graphic Designers — PRINT Magazine

Get featured in PRINT’s all-new book when you win a Regional Design Award!<p>Fire up your bookmarks: These are 50 of the best color sites for designers. …

Graphic Design

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Dogs Pose with Their “Dads” for Quirky Father’s Day Portraits

With Father's Day fast approaching, photographer Chantal Adair of <i>The Dog Styler</i> has found a hilarious way to celebrate a certain set of dads who often go unacknowledged: dog dads. Her portraits pose owners with their puppies dressed in human garb, demonstrating the way the four-footed pets take …

Pets

Artist Creates Spellbinding Salt Labyrinth Inside a 13th Century French Castle

Japanese artist Motoi Yamamoto wields ordinary table salt as the primary component in his awe-inspiring sculptural pieces. He has recently completed two new monumental salt installations that suffuse the halls of a castle tower of Algues-Mortes, a medieval walled city preserved from the 13th …

Change Your Background To Any Color In Photoshop

Whether you’re shooting a product, person, pooch or child, there may come a time when you want to change the color of your background. I’ve seen lots …