45 Photo Manipulation Tutorials for Photoshop

When we talk about image editing or photo enhancement, Adobe Photoshop is the first thing that comes to our minds. The software itself is hard to learn and harder to master though. Thanks to the many tutorials available though, even novices can learn the tricky techniques used by the pros fairly easily. Selecting the best tutorials from a pool containing…

Managing an Organized Freelance Work Schedule

It takes a lot of time and dedication to build a freelance career. The hours are long, work can be tedious, and often you need to multitask like crazy. But the freedom of release from a regular work schedule can be fantastic. In this guide I’d like to go over a few solid techniques for getting organized in your day-to-day…

Creative Uses for QR Codes

Nowadays we look around and all over the places see QR codes embedded into the ads, buildings, billboards, newspapers, cups, clothes and even into the roads. The usage of QR (Quick Response) codes in promotional marketing is a great idea and just one more awesome way to engage people to your brand and company. Commercial texts, free coupons, URLs and…

A Showcase of Typography in Web Design

Functional typography in web design is, of course, key to usability. But functional does not have to mean boring. Big, loud and attention grabbing typography does have the presence and magnificence to truly grab the attention of your visitors. It does not quite shout at your readers, it merely says with a slightly harder-overtone ‘Look at ME!’. Its effect can…

50 Wonderful Black & White Photos with Partial Color Effects

Taking a black and white photograph and adding partial color effects to certain key points of the shot is one of the most popular techniques amongst professional photographers. You can understand its popularity when you look at the examples we have for you below. This technique can take an otherwise dull image and make it vibrant by highlighting critical areas…

How Profile Photos Can Affect the User Experience

Social networks have grown into the norm in today’s sophisticated Internet. Modern web pages have become very personalized over the past decade including a number of user interface features. One such example is the user profile picture often accompanied by each username. Web designers don’t often realize how important this profile photo can be. It distinguishes a blend of personality…