Photoshop actions are handy little tools to have in your cache of design goodies, actions allow you to very quickly add in an effect to a photo completely changing how the appearance of the photo.
The effects of these photoshop actions on photos are pretty cool as you can see below and as an aded bonus, they save you a ton of time!
You do not need to be well versed in WordPress or be a software developer to create your WordPress powered portfolio site. A majority of WordPress powered themes nowadays allow you to quickly build, customise and manage your portfolio and blog items all without needing to touch a line of code.
Today I wanted to get together a great collection of the latest photography focused themes. When selecting these themes I specifically looked for a clear, well structured design with a strong focus on how the images are presented on both web and mobile screens.
If you’re into Photography or digital effects then you’ll love this collection of tutorials. Each one is geared towards a unique effect or digital concept for retouching photographs. Both digital photos or scanned copies work perfectly and produce very similar results.
Even if you’ve never retouched a photo in your life, these guides can help you get started. By studying from people with experience you can learn plenty of great techniques. All it requires is a bit of patience and perseverance! By following these guides you can learn some amazing effects with just a few weeks of study and practice.
Photoshop actions can be a serious time saving tool when editing photos. Rather then repeating laborious steps to create a photo effect, Photoshop actions allow you to create an effect in as little as one click – pretty handy when your time is valuable.
If your new to Photoshop actions, they are created from recording the steps you took to complete a task – you can then save and replay this action again without having to go back over each step of the task. Photoshop actions can be created and saved, but crucially you can import actions that others have previously created.
Being a photographer means you will want to have a website where you can showcase your best images. The last thing a photographer wants is a website where their photographs are drowned out by an over complex design.
When displaying your best photos and galleries your want your work to be the focus, with this in mind I have put together a collection of the latest WordPress photography themes perfect for displaying your photo’s, blog posts and company information in a way that will let your work take center stage.
Instagram is arguably one of the most popular photo sharing social networks, boasting over 30 million active users happily snapping away. With this in mind its only logical that users may want to display their photos on their own website.
In this post I wanted to focus on jQuery plugins that will enable you to pull in your own Instagram pictures, I have included a selection of jQuery Instagram plugins that you can use on WordPress, Drupal and if your not using a CMS I have also included jQuery plugins that you can use directly on your site.
For a change, today I have a slightly different topic of inspiration for you, far away from the world of web design and development. Being a massive fan of the popular photographic style of lomography I thought I would share with you some of my favorite examples of beautiful lomography landscapes.
The human brain is an incredibly amazing organ. It is capable of everything from complex calculations, philosophy, social interactions, and many other tasks, all while also maintaining vital functions. Without the interactions between the hemispheres in the brain, creativity would not manifest itself in humans.
However, the brain makes use of patterns and natural observances to make inferences about an object. Optical illusions take advantage of this, by tricking the brain into making an inference about the scene that is not true.
If your a photographer capturing beautiful photos, you will want your website to showcase and present your images in a complimentary way. Using WordPress as your CMS will allow you to easily manage your content and give you the option to choose from a range of suitable WordPress photography themes. The photography websites templates featured all focus on the photographers work making these themes perfect for showcasing your best images. Take a look at 25 of the best WordPress photography themes I have collected.
Using a large background image on your website provides a new depth and impact on the user, as internet connections become faster and monitor resolutions increase it is more viable to use big background images for your website. I have collected not only websites using large background images, but also websites using illustrations and animations. […]