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Is furiously appsturbating keeping you up at night? Here’s how to tap out

It’s 3 a.m., dark, and even though it’s gross, I can’t help doing it: I pick up my phone, I open my apps. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter. Instagram, …

Lifestyle

Plumber’s Tape is a Cheap Way to White Balance Photos

Want a cheap and easy way to white balance photos without having to buy a color checker or special cards? Here’s a neat hack: you can actually use …

Dynamic Underwater Photos Look Like Dramatic Baroque Paintings

Art from the Baroque period is known for its exquisite compositions and ethereal use of light. While it may seem as if oil paints are the only medium that can achieve this aesthetic, visual artist Christy Lee Rogers proves that underwater photography can be just as powerful in her dynamic series,</i> …

Painting

How to Create Call-to-Action Buttons That Work

Last modified: 31/08/2018<p>Read time:<p>The success of a website that converts visitors into clients is in the details. While lots of designers can get …

UI Design

How to Shoot and Edit Interior Photos

Taking professional-level interior photos is a surprisingly difficult skill to master. Here are five tips for improving your interior photography.<p>I …

Real Estate

This Is the Most Amazing Photo Ever Taken From a Commercial Airplane. Now, a Southwest Passenger Explains How He Did It

Remember the Great American Eclipse of 2017? For a few minutes, it seemed the entire country was relaxed and focused on the same thing.<p>Jon Carmichael was focused all right. But he wasn't exactly relaxed. Instead, he was in Seat 1A on a Southwest Airlines flight, taking more than 1,200 photographs …

Southwest Airlines

Use Design Thinking to Put Yourself in Your Customers' Shoes

How well do you put yourself in your customer’s shoes? Year in and year out, “innovation” ranks as one of the top corporate agenda items across all …

The dark age of soulless sans-serif logos is coming to an end

We may have reached the close of the era of uber-sleek, soulless, sans serif-based logos. According to the latest LogoLounge trends report, graphic designers are bringing back luscious serifs in an effort to infuse brands with personality and charm.<p>The “serif-redux” trend, as LogoLounge founder …

Here's Why You Should Blend Short and Long Exposures

What do you do if what you want necessitates a long exposure but external factors such as wind make that difficult? Well, lucky for you, this …

Mobile App Design Fundamentals: 9 Common UX Mistakes to Avoid

With today’s competitive mobile app market, it’s more important than ever to stand out and develop a unique brand identity through user experience …

Watch This Robotic Camera Rig Create 3D Animations With Light

Instead of repeatedly standing in front of a camera and waving an LED bulb to create long-exposure light paintings, Josh Sheldon automated the …

This Instagram Account Shows How Instagram Photos Look the Same

@insta_repeat is a new Instagram account that reveals the “visual sameness” of photos being posted to Instagram. Each collage shows photos by …

The Drone Photography Award of the Year

More than 4400 professional and amateur photographers participates to the Drone Photography Award of The Year 2018. This special award is divided in …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year shortlist delivers extraordinary perspectives

Running since 2009, the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is one of the world's most exciting astrophotography competitions with a grand …

Ryan McGinley's Latest Nude Series Is an Empowering Riff on Selfie Culture

"Oh my god, it's so hot," the photographer Ryan McGinley exhales, commiserating with all of New York City during this cusp-of-July heat wave. It's only fitting that the subject of our conversation—"Mirror, Mirror," his new exhibition at Team Gallery—revolves about people undressed at home. "Exactly …

French Bookstore Invites its Instagram Followers to Judge Books by Their Covers | Colossal

<p>In addition to laying claim to the title of France’s first independent bookstore, Librairie Mollat has carved a unique niche on Instagram with its …

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Miniature Models of History’s Most Famous Photographs

A pair of artists spent years recreating these iconic images in three dimensions.<p>The auction of Andreas Gursky’s photograph <i>Rhine II</i> for a …

Why Photography’s B&W vs Color Debate Is No Debate At All

In the 1950s, early color photography was widely scorned. Now it’s the default. What happened?<p>Prologue: No Space for Dreams<p>In 2015, Leica released a …

Street Photography

Designing a Portfolio Website with Oversized Typography

You're reading Designing a Portfolio Website with Oversized Typography, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to …

UI Design

I Spent 50 Dollars on Instagram and This Is What Happened

For those of us trying to expand our social media presence, Instagram has been the king for quite some time. So what happens when you put a little …

Social Media

Exclusive: Material Theming Is Google’s Ambitious New Design Tool

Google is evolving its landmark Material Design philosophy–and making it easier for everyone to use.<p>Today at Google I/O, the company revealed a major overhaul of its Material Design language with a new tool called Material Theming.<p>Material Theming, on the most basic level, is a plugin for the …

Material Design

Check Out These 5 Hidden Gems in Adobe Photoshop (VIDEO)

Adobe Photoshop is such a rich and textured (some might even say “dense”) image editing program that it’s likely you don’t even know a third of what …

Tutorials

Eight Lesser-Known Features in Photoshop That I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

Although these eight features may not be the sexiest that Photoshop has to offer, they all really do help to make my life as a photographer so much …

Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and Google is not to blame for the wide assortment of gadgets that use the Android operating …

Social Media

How to Find Good Natural Light for Portraits (VIDEO)

As part of his “Good Light: Learning to Write with Light and Shadow” series, photographer Sean Tucker has released this gem of a tutorial. In the …

Dark and Mysterious Adventure and Landscape Photography by Fran Mart

Beautiful and vibrant dreamscapes by <b>Fran Mart</b>, talented self-taught photographer and adventurer who was born and grew up on the coast of Spain in …

See the Stunning Short Film Shot at a Focal Length of 2,520mm

When you get into truly extreme focal lengths, the visual effects you can create are both beautiful and seemingly otherworldly. This amazing short …

Studio Portraits in Small Spaces: How I Make It Work

I’d love to have access to a massive studio space with all of the latest amenities. Who wouldn’t? But in many cases, a living room is all you need to …