Erin Root

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Tip for Using a Reflector for Portraits

When it comes to portrait photography, one of the simplest and easiest things you can do to improve your images coming straight out of the camera, is …

Low-Key Photography for Beginners - Enter the Dark Side

Low-key photography is a terrific challenge for both the novice and the experienced. It is a very simple technique that brings instant drama to an …

Baby Steps Towards a Social Media Prescence | Workology

There is a time when everyone is terrified of social media. If you are just getting started, don’t be afraid to start slow. It is probably something …

Inside the 3D-printed dress that may be the future of fashion

Creating high fashion garments using 3D printers is a dream many creators have pursued in recent years — resulting in what is, for the most part, …

Little Italy + how awesome is that #AudreyHepburn @tristaneaton piece? My fav! #BrooklynBlondexNY

Meditation in Different Traditions - Balance

Meditation brings to mind traditional methods and iconography – yet at its heart, the practice is a personal exploration, a search for meaning …

How to Shoot and Retouch Night Photos! - PLP #174

Set up and shoot: Our six favorite tripods currently available for the iPhone

Optical stabilization and shake reduction only gets you so far in this day and age. Thankfully, as any avid photographer will be quick to point out, …

Exposure Tactics • Color Control

What comes after using an incident meter to set the exposure? Setting a neutral color balance then refining the exposure, both in post production. I …

How to Effectively Combine Aperture and Shutter Speed

It’s probably safe to say that nearly everyone reading this has not only heard of the famed exposure triangle, but has also dedicated a decent amount …

80 Superb Examples & Tips

Street photography is a type of documentary photography that features subjects and people in candid situations. It's usually focused on public places …

A Showcase of Websites with Unusual Navigation

One of the most important parts of web design is the navigation bar. A good navigational system on the website is essential to direct visitors to …

30 Web & Graphic Design Studio Websites for Your Inspiration

It’s always interesting to see what design creative studios and agencies crafted for themselves. These people design websites for the whole world and …

21 Simple and Free SEO Tools to Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Whenever I dream up a home improvement project for my place, I end up working smartest and fastest when I have the right tools at my disposal. It’s amazing the difference a good tool can make – and the extra time it takes to get work done without a …

15 Best Browser Extensions for Social Media Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>There are a few actions I perform over and over again as I work through my social media marketing plan. Do you know the feeling? You click on the same few buttons or type in the same URL.<p>And then, one day, someone shows you a browser extension that …

11 Ideal Facebook Tools for Contests and Analyzation

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>The built-in tools that Facebook offers to business pages and advertisers are robust and detailed. Hence, you’re likely to uncover a smaller stash of third-party tools than you might for a network like Twitter.<p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free …

8 Ways to Delight and Reward Your Email Subscribers

In this example, Williams-Sonoma knows that its subscribers signed up to receive weekly discounts and new product announcements. These emails are a great resource for the right subscriber, but they tend to be light promotions only applicable to online purchases delivered on a regular basis.<p>Now that …

Photo of the Day: Reflected Traffic

111 years ago, the steel truss bridge which currently carries Bathurst Street traffic over the downtown rail corridor was built to move rail traffic …

11 Innovative Gifts for Artistic Friends

Looking for the perfect holiday present for your friend the artist? Help the aesthetically inclined upgrade his or her artistic toolbox with these 11 …

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Peg Fitzpatrick is the author of The Art of Social Media, a social media strategist, marketing pro, and speaker.

3 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Buying New Photography Gear

Time waits for no man, and the same could be said of photographic technology. The moment you have bought your new pride and joy, it is supplemented …

Bodyscapes: Spectacular Black Light Body Art Photography by John Poppleton

John Poppleton‘s personal motto as a photographer and artist has been to ‘cherish something different.’ The first roll of black and white film he …

Popular street artist opens solo show in Toronto

It all started at the age of thirteen when he picked up a can of spray paint for the first time. Over the years, one of Toronto's most recognizable …

Incredible 3D GIFs Created with a Simple Visual Effect

Animated gifs seem to be everywhere these days, but some gif creators are taking the visual experience of viewing quick clips of silent motion to another level. By carefully adding a couple of solid-colored (typically white), vertical lines to the moving images, an incredible three-dimensional …

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Lovely Sketch Collection on Instagram by Ink Ration

This is one of those collections where you can’t stop looking at them. Well, this is the case with the talented folks from Ink Ration based in …

Flowers in Progress: Scientific Illustrator Taunts Us with Spring | Colossal

<p>Scientific illustrator and artist Noel Badges Pugh has an incredible knack for drawing flora and fauna. He recently illustrated an entire field …

Comment on Logo Designs by Alex Tass by Clipping Creations India

Excellent work. Alex really a professional logo designer. His logo is inspiration for the designer like me who is still learning.

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Boost your brand by using the right words

Everyone knows that striking visuals are vital to building a brand, but when it comes to communicating a message, the words you choose to use can …