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Reader Tutorial: Flaming Car in Photoshop by Lincoln Soares

This week’s tutorial we will show you how to create a flaming car. We saw this effect before and it’s quite simple but it’s a good exercise and the result is quite good. You can also apply this effect on other images. So let’s do that. Step 1 Open Photoshop and create a new document. Make the background with a mix of black and red (#160000). Then with the image […]


Photoshop Tutorial: Create an Amazing Greeting Card with Abstract Christmas Tree in Photoshop

In today’s quick tip tutorial, I will show you how to create a nice Christmas card for your friend using Adobe Photoshop CS5 techniques. Layered PSD file included. Let’s get started! Final Image Preview Start working by creating a new document (Ctrl+N) in Adobe Photoshop with the size 1000px by 1000px (RGBcolor mode) at a resolution of 72 pixels/inch. Use the Paint Bucket Tool (G) to fill with black color the new background layer. Create a new layer and select the Soft Round brush from Brush […]


Photoshop Tutorial: Dark Knight Rises Poster in Photoshop

A couple of weeks ago I saw the new Dark Knight Rises poster and I love it. The concept was beautiful, using negative spaces to show the Batman symbol. As usual I started to think about ways to do that in Photoshop, then last Saturday I started looking for assets and trying to put together the first concept. After a couple of hours searching for images I found good ones […]


Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Retro Futurism Photo Manipulation

In today’s quick tip tutorial, I will show you how to create a Cosmic Rocker Photo Manipulation for your friend using Adobe Photoshop CS5 techniques. Layered Let’s get started! Resources Used In This Tutorial -> Nebula Background -> Guitarist -> Light Beams Brush Set Final Image Here is a preview of the image that we are going to be creating: Step 1 Create a new document (1100X1000px). Fill your canvas […]


Adrenaline Rush: This is BASE Jumping at its Best [Video]

I stopped cliff jumping at the age of 18 when I realized I had made it this far, and it probably wasn’t worth the risk. Now, I always get that terrible tingle in my feet when I see people doing outrageous things from steep heights. Watching this video of BASE jumpers in Norway reminds me of the reckless freedom I enjoyed in my misspent youth. It’s liberating, breathtaking and beautifully […]


Beautiful Photography by Abrar Mohsin

It’s great when you find out that someone you know has a gift, specially if that gift is the ability to make beautiful illustrations, play great songs or take amazing photographs, among so many areas of creativity. Abrar Mohsin is one of those people. I got to know him during my summer internship at IFFCO and I knew he was a photographer, but never got to know the quality of […]


Beautiful Illustrations of Video Games by Patrick Brown

Patrick Brown is an illustrator in Australia and is apparently a passion for video games. His illustrations evidenced by the quality and thematic focus. (GTA, BioShock, Batman …) Very beautiful illustrations. We recommend you to visit his portfolio on Deviantart for more of his work.


NOVO7 is a $99 Android 4.0 ICS tablet with a 7″ Capacitive Screen

One of the beauties of the open and free nature of Android is that it allows the creation of very affordable devices. The Chinese manufacturer MIPS technology seized this opportunity and created the NOVO7 – a 7″ Ice Cream Sandwich slate that only costs $99. With its 1GHz single-core CPU and 444 MHz GPU (of unknown kind), the NOVO7 will hardly be a benchmark champion, but that’s hardly its purpose. […]


Scuba diver finds Canon DSLR with a working SD card in the Pacific Ocean, locates the owner using Google+

Photographer Markus Thompson came across a Canon EOS 1000D off the end of a wharf in Deep Bay, BC while he was scuba diving. Apparently, the camera was lying there for over a year now, since August 2010 to be precise. However, upon closer inspection, Thompson discovered that the SD card inside was still in working condition. The SD card in question had pictures of a family vacation of some […]


30 Wonderful Photos of National Geographic Photo Contest 2011

National Geographic is by far the best known environmental magazine around the world. From it’s earlier stages, the people around the paper try to protect and promote the world culture with great articles about amazing geographic landscapes, animals life, science and technology, history, human behavior. And how can you obtain the maximum impact from the audience if not through pictures. That’s why the National Geographic has the best photographers around […]


Creative Portraiture by Miss Aniela

Fine Art Photography by London, UK based photographer Miss Aniela. Aniela focuses on building a portfolio of edgy, avant-garde fashion images, but from the perspective of ‘fine-art’ rather than ‘fashion’. She regularly works with models and creative stylists/designers to produce impressive work. Visit her website. The hunt Storm door Something moved her She took the dog out See through Immaterial girl Grooming for an elegant lady Forward back Common creatures […]