Cheap stock Photography

January 10th, 2006

My previous post about free stock photos, however sometimes you might not find the photo that you are looking for at those sites. In that case the solution is to look at some of the commercial stock photography agencies. Stock photos at most of the well know stock photo agencies are really expensive with a photo price ranging from about 100 up to several thousands of dollars. If you are running a big business and you are looking for that unique image that maybe ok with you, however if you are just looking for photos for your website or blog those prices are simply out of reach.
So, what is the alternative in that case? The answer is microstock photography sites. Read the rest of this entry »

Photoshop Brushes recources

January 9th, 2006

Here are a few more free photoshop brushes resources.

In Obscuro: In obscuro offers 37 free photoshop brushes sets for download. All of these sets are licenced under a creative common licence. The brushes cover a wide range of topics from Egyptian hieroglyphs to pixel glitter which by the way is my favorite set of inobscuro’s brushes. Check them out and I am sure you will find quite a few sets that are going to like.
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Clean header Photoshop Tutorial

January 8th, 2006

With this tutorial I am going to show you how to make this simple header.

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Contrast Mask Photoshop Tutorial

January 7th, 2006

Contrast masking is a technique used to correct photos that because of the high dynamic range some of it’s areas appear underexposed while the rest of the image appears overexposed. With this technique we are able to reveal details both from the underexposed areas and the overexposed areas. This technique isn’t something new, traditional photographers used to apply the equivalent of this technique in the dark room for quite sometime now while the digital version of this technique is also used by a lot of photographers for years. However, I have found that most digital photographers ignore this extremely useful technique so I decided to write this tutorial.
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Photoshop Brushes

January 6th, 2006

I have created three small Photoshop brush sets to share with you. This is the first time I am creating any brushes to share, until now I would only create a brush if I needed it for a specific project. These sets are
1. Airplanes
2. Hand signs
3. Twirls

You can find the brushes here
Comments and feedback are appreciated.

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