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Interview with Brain Mash

Today we interview the minds behind the art design studio Brain Mash. Directly from Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russia, Brain Mash is a multimedia …

Photographer Recreates Iconic Portraits Using John Malkovich as His Model

When established photographer Sandro Miller decided to do a project to honor the photographers who had inspired him and shaped his career, he called on his longtime friend and frequent collaborator John Malkovich to help him. The Hollywood legend instantly agreed, and consequently helped bring to …

How to Turn Any Image Into an Illustration in Photoshop

Photoshop is an amazing Tool that can help you with more than just Retouching photographs; it can be used to create illustrations as well! In today’s …

What Photographers are NOT Considering When Using High ISO

It’s no secret now that modern cameras have taken photographers to new heights with their ability to shoot at and above ISO 1600. Personally, I can …

Tips and Tricks for Using Plants in Modern Interior Design + Plant Care Guide

E-design firm Decorilla’s goal has always been to flip the interior design business on its head by making outstanding design services available to …

How to Use the Elements of Composition to Complement Each Other in Your Photographs

Composition is something that every photographer wants to understand. There’s always that need to figure out how to compose an image properly to get …

Life After Dark: Helpful Tips for Street Photography at Night

To the surprise of no one, the topic of light is relatively common here on Light Stalking; search the archives and you can easily find plenty of …

Instagram Photos by Dudi Ben Simon

Creative Instagram imaging by Dudi Ben Simon.<p>In the previous article, I introduced you to the documentary “Instagram Is” by Paul Tellefsen. Now I …

Surreal Photography by Oleg Oprisco

You would expect for any surreal photographer to step out of the box, clearly. But I think that there are few of them out there that have a sense of …

Daily Inspiration #1826

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

An Ingenious Little Plastic Gizmo that Makes Up for an Apple Design Flaw

I'm a heavy Apple user and I love their products, but I'm bewildered by some of their design decisions. The one that drives me the most nuts is that …

One woman's quest to bring sustainable furniture design to Brazil

For the past several years, Brazilian design has attracted international attention – not only due to its shapes and forms, but also due to the sustainable standards some of these designs encompass.<p>Etel Carmona, owner of Etel Interiores and founder of one of São Paulo’s most well known design …

The Sixties: protest photography

Loop Portraits:Romain Laurent Reveals His Tricks

When we see a photo that just makes us say, “How in the world?!” we just have to stop talking out loud to our computer screen, hunt down the genius …

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With 24 Million Students, Codecademy Is Bigger Than You Thought

Way back in the heady days of early 2012, Codecademy became a darling of New York tech world after attracting 200,000 students in seven days through its wildly popular Code Year campaign. There were write-ups in just about every press outlet you can imagine, including this one. After that splash of …

7 Lessons You Can Learn from Shooting with a Camera Phone

What would your reaction be if someone suggested that you should cut all ties with one of your best friends and closest companions? No, I’m not …

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Become a better programmer with programming challenges

Sorting<p>When considering which algorithm to choose, think about what requirements you have and the expected input. For example, some algorithms are …

25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

Blurb Teams up with Amazon for Self-Published Photo Books

Blurb, the indie publishing platform that lets photographers self-publish their books, has joined forces with Amazon, the retail giant, to sell and distribute books produced and designed by Blurb authors. This opens up a great opportunity for photographers to propel their work into the public …

How to Remove Color Casts in Photoshop

If you’re shooting with soft lighting and a colorful backdrop, it’s all too common to find a bit of color affecting the subject—green backgrounds …

13 Things Your Camera Wishes You Knew

Your sad, old camera will start to treat you better if you learn to take care of it.Every time I go to my nephews’ soccer games and see all the …

Jenga-Like Hotel Idea Uses Shipping Containers as Rooms

At first glance, the <i>Hive-Inn</i> resembles a colorful set of stacked blocks that are reminiscent of the fun-yet-challenging game, Jenga. They are much than that, of course, and the individual elements make up a proposed hotel concept by Hong Kong-based architects at OVA Studio. The building, designed …

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