Freebie: 24 Ultra Faded & Light Leak Photoshop Actions

These faded film effects are popular with many wedding and portrait photographers. They work great on high-contrast photos and they’re useful whenever your clients want the the retro/film look. With the right effect, you can change the mood of your photo. Although the faded film can look drastic, they’re actually created with only 1-2 adjustment… Continue reading Freebie: 24 Ultra Faded & Light Leak Photoshop Actions

Making Complex Selections (Part 1)

Have you ever had to make a very complex selection and didn’t know where to begin? In this tutorial, we will show you to to combine vector and pixel masks to help you make a complex selection of a furry animal. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of… Continue reading Making Complex Selections (Part 1)

Free 200 Map Icons for Google Maps in PSD Vector Shape format

WebIconSet has released Map Icons Designer, set of 200 Map icons in PSD Vector Shape & PNG format. They can be used as Google Map Icons, Location Markers, Point of Interests (POI) on any Maps. It includes icons for tourism, sports, restaurants, hotels, transportation and etc. There are 10 different style of Location Pins for… Continue reading Free 200 Map Icons for Google Maps in PSD Vector Shape format

15 Command Line Tools for Monitoring Linux Systems

Do you need to monitor your Linux server’s performance? Most Linux distributions come equipped with many built-in monitoring tools. These tools allow you to retrieve information about system activities, and can be used to find possible causes for your server’s performance issues. The commands discussed in this article are some of the most basic commands… Continue reading 15 Command Line Tools for Monitoring Linux Systems

45 Exceptionally Useful Photoshop Shortcuts

Shortcut Commands for Photoshop Photographers use Photoshop to edit their photos but this software can be a bit time consuming especially for beginners. There are different tools you can use with Photoshop and switching from 1 tool with the next one is what would consume most of your time. Here are 45 exceptionally useful Photoshop… Continue reading 45 Exceptionally Useful Photoshop Shortcuts

Designing an Advertisement

Working non-destructively doesn’t restrict your workflow. In fact, working non-destructively can help you to be more creative. In this tutorial, we will show you how to use non-destructive photo editing techniques to create a basic advertisement. In the process, we will also explain a bit about color profiles. Let’s get started!   Final Product What… Continue reading Designing an Advertisement

35+ Incredible Photoshop Metal Brush Sets

For graphic designers having a large variety of brushes, such as Photoshop metal brushes, in the toolbox is a must! Though Photoshop comes with a set of basic brushes, most users need to extend the range of brushes in order to use Photoshop professionally and do great stuff faster. In order to be able to… Continue reading 35+ Incredible Photoshop Metal Brush Sets

13 Very Useful jQuery Modal Plugins

In today’s collection, we are presenting for you 13 jQuery Modal plugins. Many websites are using jQuery currently and it is important that one should know what jQuery plugins are available there in order to stay up to date with the latest web design trends. With the help of jQuery plugins, one can keep his… Continue reading 13 Very Useful jQuery Modal Plugins

50 Things We No Longer Do Thanks to Technology [Infographic]

Thanks to our technological advancements, the world is quickly changing. The following infographic take a look at things that we used to do in the past. Remember Blockbuster?  Video streaming at that point and time was so alien to us. Look where were it’s at now… What about the Motorola Razr flip phones? They used… Continue reading 50 Things We No Longer Do Thanks to Technology [Infographic]

Create 3D Objects by Inflating 2D Photographs in Photoshop CS6 Extended

In this tutorial, Steve Caplin will explain how to use Photoshop CS6 Extended’s 3D capabilities to create 3D objects by inflating 2-dimensional photographs. Let’s get started!   Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. Lizard Beetle

20 Perfect Fonts For This Year’s Design Trends

Every new year comes with new trends, and the design industry doesn’t make an exception. 2013 will be the year of responsive design which will focus more on typography. I believe that Flash will be completely replaced by HTML5 combined with jQUery, and unfortunately for others, skeuomorphism will gain more popularity and white spaces will… Continue reading 20 Perfect Fonts For This Year’s Design Trends

30 Free Ornaments, Frames & Borders Vector Resources

The ornamental, frame, and borders resources on this page vary in complexity and potential uses – some of them are so sophisticated that they can be used on their own, while others are simple and would make a great subtle addition to the other elements of your design. I’ve also included a couple of brush… Continue reading 30 Free Ornaments, Frames & Borders Vector Resources