Jared Atkins

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How To Photograph A Beer Bottle/Product Photography

5 Quick Tips For Shooting Lifestyle Photography

Lifestyle photography is, I believe, one of the most honest forms of capturing a moment – a sense of care-free and rawness can seep through in each …

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 …

Three Types of Light: Diffused, Backlight and Reflected – What are They and When to use Them

Light: it is the main component for every image that you will take. It does however come in many different forms, producing very different results. …

10 Tips to Improve Your Food Photography

Have you ever tried shooting food? If you have, then you know how hard this can be. There are so many things you have to think about while making …

How to Sharpen Photos using Adobe Lightroom

We all want tack-sharp images. Our cameras and lenses can only do so much for us, and once a photograph is <i>out</i> of the camera, the process of …

New Webinar: The Top 3 Ways to Get More Engagement with Your Imagery on Instagram and Facebook

You might be on Instagram and Facebook, but are you using these platforms the right way to grow your photo business? After all, finding success …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

Responsive Design Frameworks: Just Because You Can, Should You?

• A designer could write their own grid system, and they probably should if they know any HTML and CSS.<br>• Websites based on frameworks load slowly.<br>• All …

How To Build a Simple Parallax Scrolling Website

The Parallax scrolling effect became popular back in the day when Nike released its stunning and brilliant design website named “Nike Better World” …

10 design concepts that every web developer needs to know

Over the last few years I've been teaching a workshop on visual design basics aimed at developers. As with most things on the web, I've found a …

50 Web Designs with Beautiful Creative Typography

<b>Typography on the web</b> comes in two formats; firstly there’s the classic image replacement technique which allows for beautiful typographic designs, …

40 Creative Typography Posters Design examples for your inspiration

Typography Poster<p>Typography Poster Designs : Typography is one of the most fascinating elements for print designers. If it’s brochure design, flyer, …

25 Examples of Big Typography in Web Design

The Great Discontent (TGD)

InterviewBrooklyn-based designer Allan Yu on how failure initially fed his daily practice, and why self forgiveness has pushed it further.<p>TGD …

When to Call Yourself a Pro Photographer

When can you call yourself a “professional” photographer?<p>Is it when you buy an expensive camera, sell a picture, or get published? No one seems to agree on the qualifications necessary for such a distinction, but I feel I’ve been flirting with that label for awhile now.<p>I started snapping pictures …

Become a Master Typographer: How to Choose the Perfect Typeface - Go Media™ · Creativity at work!

Choosing the Right Type: 10 Considerations<p>A critical question we often ask ourselves and know other designers contemplate when working on any given …

How an Exploding Meteor Turned a Great Shot Into a Once-in-a-Lifetime Photograph

I’ve been shooting photos for 20 years. I’ve made my living in the profession for the last 15. I can count on one hand the number of times that …

Free Flat Social Media Icons

My first shot! A big thanks to @Megan Martinez for the invite! Here is a little freebie for everyone! 45 free social media icons for download in …

50 Beautifully Simple Portfolio Websites For Your Inspiration

Interview with Maine Based Landscape Photographer Christopher O'Donnell

What made you decide to get into landscape photography?<p>I’ve always had a strong connection to nature, and I just subconsciously gravitated towards …

Seeking Adventure Through Timelapse Photography

We all seek comfort. And for many of us, that comfort comes through routine. But at what point should you break out of your comfort zone? What are …

50 User-Friendly Website Designs To Inspire You

50 User-Friendly Website Designs That Work<p>We’ve rounded up a massive collection of 50 user-friendly website designs to inspire you. These …

Viewport Sizes and Pixel Densities for Popular Devices

A Comprehensive Guide to Becoming a WordPress Developer

Since WordPress is one of the leading content management systems out there it spurs countless people to become developers themselves. Some of the …

Showcase of Beautiful Flat UI Design

Behold web and user interface designers, a new trend (or style) is taking the world of UI and website design by storm – flat design. It is a …

Ultimate Guide to Flat Website Design

The combination of bright colors and exotic typography has paved the way for unique flat interfaces. Minimalism is a big part of this design idea, …

5 Ways To Step Up Your Editing Game

These days, most photographers spend way more time staring at a computer screen than peering through a viewfinder. Despite this, we sure do spend a …

When Being a Good Photographer Isn’t Enough

I’ve met a lot of bitter photographers over the years, especially as high-end cameras have become cheaper and more accessible. They complain that …

Original And Innovative Web Layouts

Original Web Layouts<p>Beurre & Sel This website is just beautiful. The automatic slideshow plays in the background, with the main navigation bar at the …