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Forced Perspective Photography

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Forced perspective

When it comes to inspiration then there is no limitation on resources. Photography is one of the key sources of inspiration for some of our past work. Here we talking about photography of Specific form named as “Forced Perspective Photography” which I find usually amaze me. If you know how to shoot a photo then you can also change something fairly simple to something creative or abstract or otherwise more artistic. You don’t need any special skills for taking such shots. It all depends on the environment and perfect timing.
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Christmas snow globe icon (PSD)

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Christmas Snow globe icon

Friends, as the Christmas season is oncoming, I am excited  to release this beautiful Christmas snow globe icon in Photoshop format.  This realistic illustration can be used as icon for your Christmas related web and graphic projects. The download comes with 3 PSD files each tweaked to fit on white, red and blue backgrounds. All the layers in the PSD files are full vector shape layers, so this means you can resize it to any resolution without losing quality.
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10 Beautiful Resume HTML Templates

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Beautifuk Resume in HTML

10 Beautiful Resume HTML Templates Posted November 8th, 2011 in Inspiration by Eko S  A resume is a place to summarizing your life experiences, and you needs a resume which should represent your abilities in such a beautiful and inspiring way. However, today you are no longer limited our resume to text on a a piece of paper. You have the opportunity to be much more creative with how you present yourself to interviewers, so why not make use of it.
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2011 Logo Design Trends

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Logo design Trends 2011

Every year, it’s worth noting that this is a report on trends, not a recipe book of styles. It is also not a finite list: There are other valid trends out there that are not mentioned here.The report should serve you as an ongoing view of where logo design is headed. The word “trends” in itself can have a very negative cast, but in truth, trends aren’t bad. They reveal our growth. It’s our take on them that allows us to move even further forward.

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Interesting & Modern Use of Paper Art AKA Origami

cupModern Paper Art AKA OrigamiOrigami is the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding, which started in the 17th century AD and was popularized in the mid-1900s. It has since then evolved into a modern art form. The goal of this art is to transform a flat sheet of material into a finished sculpture through folding and sculpting techniques, and as such the use of cuts or glue are not considered to be origami.

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A 6-Step General Process for Producing a Website

planWhen it comes to building a website, it helps to have a process to follow, especially if you are just getting started as a web designer. Good guidelines can help you work better by keeping forgetfulness to a minimum.

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Vibricons – 15 Free Vibrant PNG Icons

icona collection of vibrant PNG icons that you can use for both personal and commercial purposes without attribution. Each of the icons are supplied in 128, 64, 48 and 32 pixel sizes. These icons are released free of charge for both personal or commercial purposes and can be used without attribution.

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Beautiful Blue Logos

blueLogos can be a tricky thing to get right, so we have collected 20 beautiful blue logos which will hopefully help inspire you when your next designing a logo.

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First look: OmniFocus for iPad

omnifocusOmniFocus offers a way to create to-do lists on steroids. You can brainstorm out ideas, then start organizing and classifying them into separate projects, tasks, and “contexts”; contexts allow you to make tasks relevant to where and when you are working on things.

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Amazing & Brilliantly Designed Party Posters

PostersLets look at some of the most amazing and inspirational party poster designs. The idea behind these posters is so strong that these posters attract me to share with our readers. The use of typography and fonts, awesome textures and stunning graphics make these posters a good piece of artwork .

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Close Look at Visual Identities

logoVisual Identity is the visible elements of a brand, it expresses the values and ambitions of an organization, its business, and its characteristics. Here you take a close look at some really cool visual identities with a few snaps of the process on the making.

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Fresh and Cool Fonts for Designers

free fontsFinding the appropriate font for your design purpose is important. Simple designs can become extraordinary with the correct font choice. Though a wide variety of fonts are available to download online, there is always a demand for fresh varieties to express text or copy in a brand new way.

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Download 100+ Design & Software Icons

design maniaDownload Free Icons for your next design. Theses icons are design by Omer Cetin. A talented iconist and web designer from Izmir, Turkey. Omer Design design high quality icons, web interfaces and these icons are pretty good example of his brilliant work and he is offering free download under Creative Commons License.

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Will jailbreaking your iPhone void your warranty?

design maniaApple points to a knowledgebase article here, indicating how much instability you might expect after jailbreaking your iPhone. Of course, now that jailbreaking is legal, Apple can’t really go after anyone doing it, but that doesn’t mean they have to support your functionality habit, either.

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Amazing Eye-Popping Colorful Logos

Design maniaIn this showcase, we’ll have a look at some logos that are using multiple colors in their designs. If you’re designing a logo, adding a number of colors can make or break your design. These artists, for sure, have succeeded in making memorable and inspiring logos.

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Estimated reading time in web design

design maniaUsers don’t read (more than 18%). About 2 years ago Jakob Nielsen wrote an “Alertbox” titled How little do users read?. His research suggests that users will read only 18% of your content. Given that I spend a few minutes editing each sentence I write, that’s pretty deflating.

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Top 10 HDR Mistakes and How to Fix Them eBook Giveaway

design maniaif you want to learn details about how to fix HDR mistakes… you better learn from the best! :) And this is exactly why we will giveaway 3 Top 10 HDR Mistakes and How to Fix Them eBooks to our readers. To participate just leave a comment telling us the importance about learning with our own mistakes… and good luck.

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Designing A Facebook Fan Page: Showcases, Tutorials, Resources

Facebook provides many tools for maximizing the effect of your presence on the social network, most of all by means of business pages, also known as fan pages. Using a variety of applications and Facebook API tools, one can get creative not only with the page content, but with the design, too.

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Getting some FaceTime — hints and tips about iPhone 4 video calls:

FaceTime calls over Wi-Fi work with Airplane mode enabled — this is rather interesting, since you need to have the phone number of the receiving iPhone 4 and connect at least once via voice call in order to establish that the devices on both ends are indeed iPhone 4s. After that point, you can hit Airplane mode, then turn on Wi-Fi only and still make FaceTime calls.

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Indian Rupee to get new Symbol

The Indian rupee is all set to get its own unique symbol, joining the club of other international currencies, such as, dollar, pound sterling, euro and the yen as currencies with an identity that is recognisable worldwide.

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Top 10 Beautiful Minimalist Icon Sets

Icons are an effective aid in helping users quickly find and gather information. They not only communicate information but help break it up and add visual interest to grab the users’ attention.

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30 minimalistic advertisements:

http://bit.ly/bWUm2z

Logo Process – Apple & Eve [nude] Identity Development:

http://imjustcreative.com/apple-eve-logo-process/2010/06/12/

cool wedding photography..:

http://www.fotowala.in/category/wedding-photography/

Ipad Pockets :

http://ipadpockettees.com/

57 Exquisite Angel Artworks:

http://bit.ly/bb6X98

50 examples of fantastic photo manipulations

http://bit.ly/bIu56q