Shane Altwies

29 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Likes | 1 Follower | @shanealtwies | Keep up with Shane Altwies on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Shane Altwies”

Error. Page cannot be displayed. Please contact your service provider for more details. (7)

10 Tips for Designing with Type on a Photo

One of the best techniques to have in your toolkit is designing with type on and around images. But it can also be one of the toughest concepts to …

Tutorials

13 Things Every Man Should Buy Now That Will Make His Life Better In 20 Years

Many of the men we know shop for clothes like they shop for groceries: Buy what you need now, then wait to go shopping again until you've entirely run out. Repeat every few weeks.<p>But men, like women, can benefit from what fashion magazines love to call "investment pieces," clothing items that you …

Editorial Illustrations by Marco Goran Romano

Editorial Illustration.<p>Selected editorial illustrations by Marco Goran Romano, a guy who describes himself as “a bullheaded and square trunked ugly …

Italy

Sites of the Week: Marvel, Squarespace, Adam Rudzki and more

This is one more week full of services and their websites, all focused on great design and conversion. You'll realize that on sites such as MarvelApp …

Improve Your Photography for Free with PhotoWhoa - Vagabondish

They don’t call it “travel porn” for nothing. Let’s face it, most of us get travel magazines for the pictures, which regularly amaze and astound. …

4 Lessons In Minimalism - Go Media™ · Creativity at work!

Because minimalism is so spare and simple, it’s a common misconception that it would be easy to do it well. But if you really take a look at why good …

UI Design

WPin.me Blog Reviews, News, Tips & Tutorials & More

Remember the days when WordPress themes on ThemeForest didn't cost the earth? Well, I do.That being said, WordPress themes on ThemeForest now and …

Web Design

20 Minimal Designed Business Cards

25.6K<p>SHARES<p>Sometimes the best business cards are the most minimal. Instead of trying to slap every effect you can do on to a business card, you're …

8 Must-have Cheat Sheets for Web Designers and Developers

As a web designer or developer, it’s nearly impossible to remember multiple programming languages, frameworks, and keyboard shortcuts to various …

30 Fresh Websites with Modern, Clean Design

So much is possible these days in web design with CSS3, jQuery 2.0, etc, which is why so many websites include animated imagery. You can design a …

Web Design

66 New High Quality Free Fonts

Typography doesn’t exist in a vacuum, the letters often powerfully evoke specific times and places and can help us come to a clearer understanding of …

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 …

Typography

Successful 21-Year-Old Photog Shares His Inspirational World View at TEDxYouth

There’s a belief that being successful as a photographer these days runs the possibility gamut from difficult to almost impossible, but examples like …

Umbrella Lighting 101 in Photography

When most people hear the word umbrella, they think <i>rain</i>. When photographers hear the word umbrella, they think <i>72-inch shoot-through parabolic bounce</i> …

Photography

How to Hold a Camera for Sharp Photos

Blur or lack of sharpness due to camera shake is a common problem for many photographers. It’s caused by the movement of the hand(s) holding camera …

Photography Tips

Five tips for a perfect exposure

Digital cameras make it incredibly easy to take a photo at the correct exposure. There are several tools in your SLR that remove the guesswork from …

Landscape Photography

9 Features Every Photography Website Needs Now

Do you typically update your photography website on looks alone? Silly snapper! There is so much more to consider when putting together your website. …

Friday Happy Hour: Is Slow Motion Video The Next Big Thing In Wedding Photography?

Are slow motion photo booths the next big thing in wedding photography?<p>In a highly saturated market, wedding photographers need to constantly find …

Tips for Photographing Autumn Colors

Photographing autumn colors can be the most fun you have with your camera. The fall is a great time of year for photography. There are an unlimited …

Landscape Photography

Portraits of Toddlers Reacting to Tasting a Lemon for the First Time

Most of us can agree that having a toddler is a lot less fun than being one, but photographing one… well that can fall closer to the latter given the …

Portrait Tips and Techniques by Wayne Radford

Facial Recognition<p>In this ebook, you will find information on how to fine-tune and simplify the essential skills necessary for quality portraiture. …

Mobile Devices

A Picture Sells a Thousand Cents

You do not have to be a professional photographer to profit from selling your photos for use online, on mobile devices, and traditional publications. …

5 Steps to Building More Powerful Images

A Guest Contribution by Dan Bailey We photographers seem to have it easy. Whereas most artists spend anywhere from hours, to months to years to …

Digital Photography

Hey Apple: Regular People Have No Idea How To Manage Photos On Their iPhone

I’m serious, they don’t. They don’t know that they don’t, but they don’t. If you grab a co-workers iPhone and they have 2500 photos on the camera …

New Lightweight and Compact Monopods by MeFOTO Double as Walking Sticks

MeFoto manufactures perhaps one of the most popular travel tripods in the market today. The young brand, distributed by the MAC Group, has a limited …

Road Trips