Nikita Dobrov

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Four Things to Remember While Shooting Portraits

It’s that time of year! School portrait photographers are packing up their lenses, and rolling up their laser covered backdrops – ready to photo the …

4 Ways to Enhance Your Portraits

Taking a great portrait requires so much more than having an attractive model and being able to dial in the right camera settings.Instead, you have …

Customer Service

15 Most Photogenic Places In the World You Must Visit

Travel photography is such an integral part of our experience – whether you’re an amateur or a pro, memories captured are priceless. Here are some …

How to Prep Your Photos for Print in Photoshop

If you have never printed your own work before, you might not know that some careful preparation is needed to make sure the colors in your print …

Creating Usability with Motion: The UX in Motion Manifesto

The following manifesto represents my answer to the question — “As a UX or UI, designer, how do I know when and where to implement motion to support …

How to deploy a React + NodeJS Express application to AWS?

I have a React + Webpack/Babel + Node/Express application and I want to deploy it on AWS.<p>Would I have to deploy React and Node/Express separately? Or …

JavaScript

Product Design - Replay UI/UX

Replay is a product design project created and shared by Gruev Vladimir. In a nutshell it's a concept project for a music app, as Gruev said, …

CRAFT: Create React App From Template

If you’ve ever used create-react-app and wished you could customize the code it generates, read on.<p>If you’ve never used create-react-app, start …

5 Tips to Avoid Common Lighting Mistakes in Portrait Photography

Lighting a portrait is a subtle science full of small details that together make a big difference. For example, the angle of a light or your …

Landscape Photography

This is, without a doubt, the coolest Sketch technique you’ll see all day.

Sketch Tutorials<p>Warning: More GIFs than the peanut butter aisle.<p>Yes, I pronounce it “Jiff”. Go away.<p><i>Huge shout out to</i> <i>Lloyd Humphreys</i> <i>for inspiring</i> …

15 Powerful Plugins For Photoshop And Sketch

Photoshop and Sketch are powerful tools widely used by designers and developers. Sometimes it might seem that features are endless. But it can get better.<p>What could help significantly increase the efficiency and quality of the work are powerful plugins.<p>Here you will find a list of 15 plugins for …

Tutorials

7 Great Drawing and Sketching Apps That Turn Anyone Into an Artist

Music production isn’t the only area in which smartphones and tablets can help those with no experience (or talent) push out something slick and …

Review of Popular Trends and Tools for Developers in 2016

Software technology is constantly evolving, and internet users as well as people creating digital products expect innovations and progress in this …

Capture User Actions with FullStory

Have you ever wanted to know exactly what a user did while on your website? Have you ever thought about the sheer importance of that data? It may …

Web Design

The Golden Rules Of Bottom Navigation Design

Design is more than just good looks – something all designers should know. Design also covers how users <i>engage</i> with a product. Whether it's a site or …

Web Design

Designing Card-Based User Interfaces

Web and mobile apps are moving away from pages towards completely personalized experiences. These new experiences are built on an aggregation of many …

Web Design

Case Study: SqueezeOutSwitch. Animation In Code.

UI animation has been the subject of hot debates for a long time. Designers work over the sophisticated animations to make interfaces attractive, …

UI Design

Powerful new drawing tool goes back to basics

When it comes to creating a design project, getting ideas onto the page or screen quickly is easier said than done. It's all too easy to get slowed …

Apple Pencil

This New App Makes Design Drawings Simple and More Precise

Former Facebook product designer Andy Chung has created a new drawing tool that allows you to produce shapes and lines with precision simply by using …

IPad Pro

30 Best Design Ideas For Small Apartment Ever Presented on Freshome

Do you live in a small apartment? Many of us do, whether by choice or necessity. We often get the feeling that some of the projects we present on …

How to shoot a moving day to night timelapse (With a Canon body and a Nikon lens)

Time lapses that transition from day to night (or vice versa) are considered the Holy Grail of time lapses. Aside from the actual tactics of taking a …

Time-lapse Photography

Advanced Graphics with Core Animation

Animation is one of the cornerstones of the UI experience on iOS, and thanks to the animation APIs in UIKit, it is incredibly easy. Howeve…

How to Create Perfect Color Combinations

You're reading How to Create Perfect Color Combinations, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Amazing

25 fun, affordable places to retire around the world

Retirement means more than golf and gardening for an increasing number of Americans looking for fun outdoor activities, international adventures and cutting-edge cuisine later in life.<p>And while there are countries, cities and states that offer more affordability for retirees, the best place to …

React Native Tutorial: Building Apps with JavaScript

React Native Tutorial: Build native iOS applications with JavaScript.<i>Update note:</i> This tutorial has been updated to React Native 0.22 by Tom Elliot. …

JavaScript

These Apps Will Make You Enjoy Traveling Even More

For the last 20 months, I have been traveling and working as a digital nomad. I’m extremely grateful for the technology and apps that make my everyday life so much easier and my journey more enjoyable.<p>Today I’d like to share with you 10 great apps that will make you enjoy traveling even more. …

Apps

Generate HTML, CSS straight from Sketch using Protoship

Protoship is a code generator for designers and front-end programmers that creates HTML, SASS, and React components from a Sketch design. You will be …

Quality Wireframes Inspiration

via Muzli design inspiration<p>A well produced, quality wireframe is a critical phase in the creative process and could make all the difference while …

Here's How to Avoid a Disastrous Startup Idea

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …