Looking to take your photography game up a notch? There are a number of free tools out there to edit pictures, but nothing as robust and reputable as Photoshop. From basic color tweaks to more advanced features like touching up or manipulating, Photoshop is great if you’re a blogger or photographer who has a business that relies heavily on stunning, original imagery. Learn more about the popular photo software and how it can elevate your photo editing skills.
Learn how to design better graphics for your business materials by using tools like Photoshop. Need a logo for your company? Use a logo creator to have a unique logo created just for you. You can also learn techniques with special design tools. So get your creative juices going by diving into these articles.
A past experience with purchasing a counterfeit version of Adobe Photoshop off Ebay has gotten us to realize just how rampant software piracy is. Use this article to help confirm that your Photoshop copy is legitimate and find out what you can do if it isn’t.
Just think of how effective Target’s logo is – simple, yet easily recognizable, even without the company’s name. You don’t have to be a multi-billion dollar company (or have thousands of dollars) to create your own logo thanks to online logo makers.
A favicon is the little icon that shows up in the corner of the current browser tab, or browser window, of the web page you are viewing. While there’s all sorts of favicon creating software out there, if you own a copy of Photoshop there’s a free plugin that will let you create favicon’s quickly and easily.
With the advent of graphic and photo design software such as Adobe’s Photoshop, it has become increasingly easier to create realistic looking (ie. more “hand-drawn”) cartoons and animations. We’re going to show you a couple techniques you can use to convert any photo into a cartoonized version. In other words, how to turn a photo into a cartoon.
Make your brochure or website homepage stand out from your competitors with compelling photos. Royalty-free media on the internet brings up an overwhelming number of services to choose from. Depending upon the type of media you are looking to serve (photos, illustrations, vector art, audio, video) and the usage license you require, the sheer number of stock image companies can be daunting. So let’s break it down and help you find the best stock images for your needs.
For those of you who already do a lot of video sharing, you probably already use Vimeo, or have at least heard of it. For funny baby babbles, your pet’s tricks or homemade videos that you hope to go viral and become the next Justin Bieber, YouTube is your bet bet. But for professional videographers, filmmakers or artists who want to share their work, there is no other video sharing service that compares to Vimeo. There are numerous benefits to the service including an online stock music library and free video tutorials, but the best thing about Vimeo is that it is clean, simple to use, clutter free and above all an easy way to showcase your work in a professionally branded way. Read more in our Vimeo Review…
iStock was the first microstock agency and had no real competition for it’s first several years. It’s been the go-to site to buy and sell stock photos and is a leading competitor today, but now there are literally dozens of other companies in the mix. Owned by Getty Images, iStock is known for its variety of images, unique features and payment options. Read on to learn more and find out how they rank in our competitive review.
Bigstock is a huge stock photography provider with relatively affordable packages. It specializes in custom photographs, illustrations, and vectors. With millions of royalty-free images, it’s up there in popularity. Word on the street is they have great customer service along with a user-friendly website and large selection of affordable images. Is it true? And who do we use for our stock photo provider here at We Rock Your Web? Read our review to find out.
An article with compelling images averages 94% more total views than one without. If that wasn’t enough, research indicates that our brain processes visual content 60,000 times faster than text. So, it’s fair to say that visuals should be a large part of your content marketing strategy to make the biggest impact on your audience, captivate new fans, and increase engagement.
You don’t have to be a professionally trained graphic designer or spend a lot to make your brand look like a million bucks. Yes, you could hire an advertising agency or a graphic design company, but if you’re feeling a little artsy and don’t mind the challenge, you can try your hand at designing your own branding using graphic design software.
Everyone seems to be a great photographer these days thanks to the smartphone in their pockets and online image editors. Instagram made everyone feel like a pro by allowing for quick and easy filters (Lo-Fi, X-Pro or maybe MayFair?) to be applied to any pic you take. But, while Instagram may have started the trend, it also raised people’s desires for more professional looking photos for every situation. Smartphones put more high quality cameras in people’s pockets than ever before which has contributed to making the photo editing space super crowded with services to enhance, edit and share those pics. With so many photo editing software to choose from, ranging from free to high-end, it can be tough to know which one is best for you. We’ll take a look at the best picture editing software including pricing and pros and cons for each one.