Anne Bontogon

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Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

SoHo Photo Walk

23 More eBooks For Photographers That Are Completely Free

The internet is a wealth of information. So much information, in fact, that it can be a real pain trying to sort the useful from the not-so-useful. A …

Graphic Design and Typography by Jessica Svendsen

Sophisticated Graphic Design and Custom Typography.<p>Jessica Svendsen received a MFA in Graphic Design from the Yale School of Art in 2013 and a BA in …

Steven Heller and Gail Anderson's Typographic Universe – in pictures

Since 1990, graphic designers Steven Heller (<i>New York Times</i> art director for 33 years) and Gail Anderson (former art director of <i>Rolling Stone</i>) have compiled books about typography and illustration. In their latest, <i>The Typographic Universe</i> (Thames & Hudson £24.95), they explore 'the alphabet of …

A beautiful shot of a hiker in Sólheimajökull, Iceland. http://on.natgeo.com/1ou4jRc Photograph by LuAn Young, Your Shot

Kostic Serif Font Family

The Kostic Serif – Pan European Type Family.<p><b>Kostic Serif</b> is a classic transitional font family in the tradition of fonts such as Baskerville, …

A Quick Way To Correct Skin Colour For A High End Look

Retouching has come a long way and today’s industry supports it in every way. Yes, there may be occasional moments where post production is not …

Tutorials

8 Fashion "Rules" To Break Now

Debunking the 8 most common styling myths.<p>While trends are constantly evolving and changing, there is one thing we can be sure of when it comes to fashion—rules were meant to be broken. Come to think of it, we're not even sure who even made these rules, so it's time to debunk the 8 most common …

The World's Best Rooftop Bars

Because whether you're in Bangkok or Barcelona, there's nothing like a high-rise mojito.<p>Because whether you're in Bangkok or Barcelona, there's nothing like a high-rise mojito.<br>Plus, see the best new rooftop bars in NYC.<i><br>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

Swimming Pools

Free Wireframe Icons

Wireframing is a crucial part of the design process. Usually it can be easily done by simple sketches but when you work with big design teams it's …

Wireframing

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Three Techniques You Can Use to Dodge & Burn in Photoshop

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Anup Ghimire.</i><p>Dodging and burning is one of the most confused and highly underestimated techniques in …

Back to Basics: Your Camera’s Histogram Explained

The ability to read and understand your camera’s histogram is a skill every beginner should master early. And for those of you just starting out, …

Free PSD UI Kit by Studio Unity

A fun and simple flat UI Kit, which is free for download!<p>Zagreb, Croatia based Unity studio specializes in the design and development of web and …

Graphic Design

15 Brilliant Hacks from the TNW Conference Kings of Code Hack Battle

The ‘Kings of Code Hack Battle‘ is always a highlight at TNW Conference. The projects – developed over 30 hours – are often quirky, inventive, beautiful, or a mixture of all three. The batch this year were equally impressive, stunning the crowd and our expert jury.<p>We had nine API partners for the …

10 Reasons Women Need to Solo Travel

In August 2007, I sent myself to Edinburgh, Scotland as a graduation (I graduated with a Master of Science, Management degree) and birthday gift. This wasn't my first time to Edinburgh, but it was my first time as a solo traveler. Was I nervous? Yes, I was. And it surprised me.<p>I stayed in a hostel, …

Sochi 2014: 10 high contrast shots at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

The Winter Olympics are immensely colourful, but sometimes you don’t need much colour to make a beautiful picture. Here are 10 examples of images which excel on account of the simple contrast between light and dark

Surreal Portrait Series of Women in a Whimsical World

Megan Christine, who also goes by the moniker Earthreader, is another talented artist to emerge from the burgeoning surrealist scene that is …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist

The World Photography Organization has just recently announced the shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist. The annual contemporary photography competition includes entries from professionals and amateurs covering a variety of subjects. Competitors enter into one of three …

Snow Is All Around You? Go Out And Shoot It

If you're anywhere outside of California, good chances you're kind of sick of this winter by now. More specifically - sick of the all that snow and …

These 31 Photography Links Will Keep You Busy For a Really Long Time

Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to …

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Where to Find the Perfect Croissants in Paris

As dawn breaks in Paris, doughy smells permeate the air, and locals line up at neighborhood <i>boulangeries</i> for freshly baked croissants to enjoy alongside their morning coffee–and as an afternoon <i>goûter</i>, or snack.<p>These yeast-leavened pastries from Vienna—known there as <i>viennoiserie</i>s—reportedly arrived …

I AM – Russian Fashion Label Identity by The Bakery Design Studio

Fashion Label Identity.<p>Moscow based ‘The Bakery‘ graphic design studio was asked to create the visual identity for ‘I AM’, a Russian fashion label. …

Graphic Design

Getting Hired: To Work at Smart Design, Be Organized, Show Your Passion—and Check Out These Four Illustrations

<i>This post is part of our Getting Hired interviews, in which we solicited job-seeking advice from key hiring personnel at LUNAR, IDEO, Philips, BMW</i> …

Sites of the Week: Media Temple, Runrun.it, Exposure and more

Huge images and nice us of scroll is what you can find on this selection! Take a look on the new Media Temple website and TSC portfolio, they are …

Social Media

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Nee, Railway, Rose

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Typography

Adobe Campaign Illustrations by David Mascha

Adobe – Social Analytics.<p>Illustrator and designer David Mascha from Vienna, Austria has designed this set of Adobe campaign illustrations. The …