April 2020 archive

The Art of the Craft

Tour the history of designing brewery labels and learn how you can create your own craft beer labels for any style of brew. If you’ve ever chosen a beer based on the label, well, you’re not alone. These days selecting a beer often comes down to what’s on the can, not what’s inside. Craft beer …

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10 Free Responsive Website Mockup Templates

If you’re a designer, you probably know that showing your clients that their website will be responsive can be tricky without doing the actual coding. Designing different device mockups and resizing your design each and every time takes time but with a little help, you can easily show how a website will look on different …

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I Tried Printing iPhone Photos Really Big

I am a landscape photographer and I love printing my photos. For me the print is the realization of all the effort I have put into capturing the image. It is something tangible that you can hold in your hands and admire. I also love shooting with phones. Photography for me is a way of …

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What’s New in Cloud-Based Lightroom Desktop 3.1 and Mobile 5.1 – December 2019

Back in May we received the ability to invite individuals to contribute to our albums and to view their contributions in Lightroom Desktop, Mobile and Web. (Click here to go to instructions for doing so.) Now in all these Lightroom applications we can view and contribute to albums that have been shared with us. Once …

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The CoffeeShop Blog: CoffeeShop “8×10″ Mat” Set!

Today I have a new set of 8×10 storyboards that have digital drop-shadow mats. I personally don’t like to buy paper mats for my photos when I frame them, so I design my own custom ones with drop-shadows, add my images, and print and frame ! Super easy and no one knows the difference unless …

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Looking to the future: Sustainability in commercial photography

An estimated eight-to-twelve million tons of plastic waste enters our oceans every year; if this trend continues, experts say that by the year 2050, there could be more plastic in the sea than there are fish. More than 800 marine species have been affected by the contamination of their ecosystems, and huge numbers of them …

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A Simple Way to Create and Add Beautiful Custom Bokeh Overlays in Photoshop!

Learn this simple method to create beautiful bokeh overlays from scratch in Photoshop! We will not use a photo to create the bokeh overlay. Instead, we will use nothing but Photoshop filters and adjustments to create the overlay. Tutorial Assets Photo from …

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7 Vintage Soviet Lenses to Adapt to Your Camera

If you want to get the authentic vintage look for your digital snaps, these beautiful and budget-friendly vintage Soviet lenses are your best bet. The dreamy look of retro photography continues to be a popular aesthetic even for digital photography, and nothing is better than achieving it using the real deal. Vintage Soviet lenses make …

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Flattering Camera Angles for Portrait Photography – Pretty Presets for Lightroom

Flattering Camera Angles for Portrait Photography Let’s be honest. Most of us have had times when we head out to a photo shoot and our head isn’t really there. We’re just there to shoot, be done and go home. Sometimes we forget some of the basic skills needed to make our subjects look their best, …

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Understanding Camera Lenses (Numbers, Letters & Symbols Explained) – Pretty Photoshop Actions

What Do the Numbers, Letter, & Symbols on a Camera Lens Mean? If you are new to photography, you might find yourself wondering what all of the different numbers, letters and symbols on your camera lens mean. They may seem complicated at first, but its really easy to understand once explained. In this post, I will …

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Locations Featured In Game Of Thrones – 360Cities – Panoramic Photography Blog

Question: What do Tollymore Country Park (Ireland), Essaouira (Morocco), Grjotagja hot water lava cave (Iceland), Dubrovnik (Croatia), Mdina (Malta), Doune Castle (Scotland), Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou (Morocco) and Gerona (Spain) have in common? Answer: They are all locations featured in Game Of Thrones. Season 8 of Game of Thrones began last Sunday and we’d …

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