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24 Iconic Celebrities Photographed During The 1970's

In the 1970's there was certainly a lot of new trends in fashion emerging, but when we look back on patterns, shirts, flares and haircuts some 40 …

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

Coinchat Is A Chatroom Where Talking Sense Earns You Bitcoin

Coinchat is a Bitcoin-incentivised browser-based chatroom where you can shoot the breeze with strangers online and earn Bitcoin in the process. Where’s the catch? Well, there isn’t really one. The Bitcoin you’re earning through chatting with other users comes from the site’s own revenue generation …

How Video Games Revived The Dying Art Of Japanese Woodprinting

A successful Kickstarter campaign that depicts classic video characters like Mario and Zelda in medieval Japan has injected new designs into an ancient but stagnating craft.<p>Whether Hyrule or the Mushroom Kingdom, we’re used to video game heroes saving their own respective pixel worlds. This is the …

First Ouya Free the Games campaigns surpass funding goals

<i>Elementary, My Dear Holmes</i> and <i>Gridiron Thunder</i>, two titles from Ouya's Free the Games campaign, achieved their Kickstarter goals and will receive matching contributions from the company.<p>The two games are the first to meet Ouya's requirements. For eligible games that reach their Kickstarter goal and …

New Trends in Web Design

Trends and tendencies come and go, we all know that, it's part of our industry's business model. There's the ever present need to come up with …

From Google Ventures: How To Hire The Best Designer For Your Team

The key to recruiting for a startup is to craft a realistic job description. And stop looking for unicorns–they don’t exist, writes Google Ventures’ Braden Kowitz.<p>Finding the perfect designer to join your team is tough–there’s no way around it. I’ve struggled for months searching for the right …

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The Best Mail-Order Ice Cream Pints (PHOTOS)

There are a few ice cream brands that are <i>so</i> good that they are worth ordering by mail. Sure, these will set you back a bit more than the products at your local Ben & Jerry's store. But for a special occasion (or major ice cream craving), some ice creams are worth the extra few dollars. Especially …

The 5 Basic Ways To Publicize Your Photography Business Online

Many novice photographers have grand designs on becoming a professional photographer and getting paid to take photographs all day long, but the …

Food for thought

Food for thought.

A Rare Peek At The Guidelines That Dictate Google’s Graphic Design

A pair of “Visual Assets Guidelines,” posted by one of the company’s senior graphic designers, outline precisely how Google designers are supposed to sweat the small stuff.<p>In April 2011, Larry Page took the reins as Google’s CEO. He didn’t waste any time getting down to business. On his very first …

Quick and Easy Trick For Adding a Black Background to Your Shots Anywhere

Photographer Glyn Dewis shared this cool little technique that lets you work with a black background even if you don’t have an actual backdrop with …

Letterpress Poster

Love Hurts: A Breakup Kit To Mend Your Broken Heart

Breakups are hard and even harder to get over. No one could possibly understand what you’re going through, unless their names are Chocolate and Alcohol. Designer Melanie Chernock feels your pain and has produced a readymade breakup kit that’s guaranteed to lift your spirits.<p>Love Hurts takes its …

How To Shoot a Live Band Without a Flash

Shooting gigs, in my opinion, is the second hardest form of photography, the first being landscapes. As a photographer, in a mosh pit of excited …

Shutter Speed

Trend Hand Made

Is a font made of layers, taking as a basis a sans and a slab font.<p>It is the result of observation, search and study of the last global trends. Trend tries to capture the aesthetics of fashion or even fashion itself, integrating elements of a very popular and current trend.<p>It is a typeface designed to be used without need to add anything external to it, because it has all components required for this.

My One-Shot, Zero-Setup, Sure-Fire Guide to Photographing Wedding Cakes

This guide is what I do during wedding days, and I typically photograph the cake right when I enter the reception location. Overall, I take 4 shots …

How To Take Professional Quality Portrait Photography

Portraiture can be one of the most satisfying forms of photography for an enthusiastic amateur. The tips below can be of use whether you are using a …

13 Traits That Make a Photographer “Professional”

This appears to be a big week for Yahoo! with their $1 billion Tumblr acquisition announcement followed by a number of changes to their Flickr …

How to Create a Reflection in Photoshop in 6 Easy Steps

Creating a reflection using Photoshop is one of those things that at first glance looks really hard, but really isn’t, once you break down the steps …

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Seth Godin at Creative Mornings - The Fox Is Black

“There’s no room to be the next Seth Godin, cuz’ I’m still here for now. So you need to be the next whatever your name is. The first one.”<p>Seth Godin …

IMDB's Greatest Movies Ever, Beautifully Organized By Genre [Infographic]

Sorry, animated movies. Drama is top dog.<p>You probably have your own choice for Greatest Movie Of All Time. But what do the masses say? The Internet Movie Database (IMDB) has a set of picks, rated by users, that you can peruse. And if you want to know a little more about what <i>kind</i> of movie makes it …

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95 Amazing Photography Links

It's been a really exciting week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching everywhere for the very best links to …

Clipping Magic Helps You Easily Remove Picture Backgrounds

Here’s a tool you may not have heard about but may useful at some time in the future. It’s called Clipping Magic, and it’s designed to remove …

How to Take Great Product Photos

If you’ve ever scrolled through a page of thumbnails while searching for products, you’ve probably noticed how much more inclined you are to take a …

With Over 15M Sites Built, Weebly Launches New Planner And Mobile Editor, Brings Website Creation Service To Android

In this day and age, if you own a small business, you need a web (and mobile) presence. It’s just the way it is. Some might opt just to go for a social media approach, a Twitter account and a Facebook page, but the likelihood is that you want something a little more flexible, high-quality and …

See a Professional Photographer’s Workflow in Adobe Lightroom

The life of a professional photographer can be strenuous at times. Photo shoots often consist of hundreds to thousands of photographs that need to be …