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Ford's breakout startup has one mission: go faster

<i>This article was first published in the November 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

Photoshop Tutorial Secrets: Seven Essential Steps to Digital Workflow

I’ve been shooting with digital cameras in my portrait and wedding photography studio for about five years now, and in that time I’ve taken well over …

Case study. Designing logo and branding

You could already read our previous case study, in which we told about UX/UI design for the Echo project. This time we are going to show the other …

Graphic Design

How To Build a Brand Reputation Online That's Solid

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffet<p>Sage …

7 Budget-Friendly Marketing Tips for Early-Stage Startups

Marketing a startup is not for the meek. There are several challenges to success, and the time, money and resources needed to implement them are …

7 future web design trends

Too many articles will tell you what is cool in web design. I’m going to take you past the obvious to make some <i>real</i> predictions.<p>1. Gestures are the …

Texta – Modern Text Font from Latinotype

Texta, a contemporary and useful text font family from Latinotype.<p>Type designer Daniel Hernández teamed up with Miguel Hernández to create <b>Texta</b>, a …

Typography

Ganassi Names Drivers For 2016 IMSA Ford GT Program

Current Ganassi driver Joey Hand will be joined by Ryan Briscoe, Dirk Mueller, Richard Westbrook for the Ford GT's factory racing program<p>Since its announcement at Le Mans, there had been heavy speculation that the Ford GT program's search for drivers would result in major shake-ups in driving …

How to Avoid Blown Highlights in Your Photographs Before It’s Too Late

Blown highlights, they are the bane of the photographer’s life. Once you have blown your highlights in the original exposure, it will be virtually …

Landscape Photography

The 100 best photographs ever taken without photoshop

Nature and humankind are both great artists, and when they join forces, amazing masterpieces can be produced.<p>Today <b>Bright Side</b> has collected for you …

The Scientific Secrets of What Makes a Happy Home

<i>Home</i>. The very word conjures up all sorts of warm and fuzzy feelings. But you've surely noticed that some people's houses feel more <i>homey</i> than others. They say you can't put happiness in a bottle -- and yet recent research reveals plenty of ways to boost joy based on where you buy, how you renovate, …

How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

5 Questions Guaranteed to Weed Out Bad Job Candidates

Here is some of the best questions that I use while interviewing potential employees to help find the best talent.<p>You've launched your startup, you've probably pinned down some investors, and all signs point to a "real" business. However, you are just getting started. Every time you add someone new …

Creating Photoshop Composites for a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4×4 Brochure

Mercedes-Benz Canada commissioned me in 2014 to shoot photos for the 2014 Sprinter lineup. In addition to those photos, I was also asked to piece …

The Best Ways to Organize All Your Digital Photos

Thanks to digital photography, everyone has a camera in their pocket and pictures are now instantly accessible and shareable. The only drawback is …

Apps

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Composition – How To Think Like A Pro

5 Pro Tips on CompositionImproving your composition is one of the biggest challenges in photography, and sadly there isn’t a convenient button on …

Landscape Photography

How to Improve Your Long Exposure Photography with Photo Stacking

Recently long exposure photography has been quite popular, mainly in the landscape photography arena. One of the reasons (among the others) is that …

Landscape Photography

5 Alternative Photography Processes That Challenge Convention and Realism

Some photographers live by a set of rules: they follow the standard conventions of exposure and image development to produce realistic photographs …

Ultimate Lighting Guide For Photographers In One Infographic

Having trouble setting up the right lighting when taking portraits? If so, this lighting guide will help get you picture-perfect shots every time.

Infographics

12 Stunning Never-Released Images From Disney’s Animation Studio

Didier Ghez's They Drew As They Pleased: The Hidden Art of Disney's Golden Age gathers rare and previously unseen images from four of Disney's trailblazing artists in the studio's formative years.

Art

This is How Photoshop Artist Erik Johansson Creates His Mind-Bending Images

Swedish photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson is well known for his mind-bending photo-manipulations and optical illusions, which are all made …

How to Create Basic Double Exposure Portraits in Camera and in Photoshop

Scouting the world to find the perfect shot is one of photography’s pure joys. You discover the perfect moment, carefully frame your viewfinder, and …

Tutorials

A Tool built to Rule

I’m no gearhead, but I know how to appreciate good engineering when I see one. The Adjustable Ratcheting Socket Tool (really needs a nickname, in my …