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Ludovic Baron, The meeting of Classical Art with Modernity

12.02.2016

Ludovic Baron, The meeting of Classical Art with Modernity

Above: La femme en bleu face à la porte du digital (The woman in blue facing the door to the digital) – 2015 – © Ludovic Baron At 14, he already had to his credit more than fifteen comics. At 16, he made his first film, followed it with a few others, won some small awards, […]

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The Age of Collage

11.02.2016

The Age of Collage

Above: Medusa, 2011 Javier Piñón, from The Age of Collage Vol. 2, Copyright Gestalten 2016 The highly anticipated second edition of critically acclaimed series The Age of Collage is released this month. A volume impressively bursting with some of the world’s best subversive digital and manual collage creators on a range of graphic, playful, sweet, titillating  and outright […]

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British Vogue’s 100 Year Celebration

10.02.2016

British Vogue’s 100 Year Celebration

Above: November 1956 – Anne Gunning in Jaipur, Photo by Norman Parkinson There is no denying the cultural impact that Vogue magazine has had on shaping the world of fashion, art and design decade after decade. This year marks the 100 year anniversary of the British edition of the fashion bible and to celebrate, the National Portrait […]

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The Ebony Collection

08.02.2016

The Ebony Collection

Black is the absorption of all colours, as well as the absence of light. It is mysterious, sexy, sophisticated, as well as rebellious, strong, and elegant.  As a designer, black gives you the possibility to work with shapes, contrasts and textures like no other color. It allows you to sculpt form and direct the viewer’s […]

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Flat Lay Photography

08.02.2016

Flat Lay Photography

They are images that will delight the inner “neat freak”: cool, geometric, clean flat lay photos. The artful arrangements from the bird’s eye view do not only guarantee “likes” on Instagram, but as a trendy version of the classic pack shots, they are also used in communication and advertising. In stock photography, the still lifes […]

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Petrovic’s Polymath Portfolio

04.02.2016

Petrovic’s Polymath Portfolio

Gold Fotolia Contributor Dusan Petrovic’s extensive portfolio is composed of amazing quality images, on a range of themes that one would imagine he must dedicate every waking moment to it. And yet it’s purely a side job to his full-time occupation as a clinical phycologist! We spoke to the multi-talented polymath to find out more about him […]

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2016 Hasselblad Masters

03.02.2016

2016 Hasselblad Masters

The winners of the twelfth Hasselblad Masters award, which recognizes ten professional photographers, have been announced! This year, 4000 photographers sent more than 10,000 shots to compete for the Hasselblad Masters award in the nine categories of Art, Landscape/Nature, Portrait, Fashion/Beauty, Product/Packaging, Architecture, Wedding, Wildlife, and Street/Urban and a category reserved for photographers under 21 […]

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The Importance of Model Releases

02.02.2016

The Importance of Model Releases

John Bobeldyk is a Legal Specialist at Adobe, specializing in technology, user-generated content, and intellectual property (copyright, trademark, patent, and publicity) rights. We spoke to him to find out the importance of model releases and for what circumstances they’re reqired. In a world full of images, intellectual property is a topic of utmost importance, and must […]

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Teardrops and Butterflies

01.02.2016

Teardrops and Butterflies

Ever looked for a strong, sexy, feminine, bold, dramatic image of a woman? No doubt therefore that you’ll have come across the work of Fotolia Contributor and digital artist Iryna Hramavataya. Her stunning image aptly entitled “Inspiration. Woman with Fantastic Teardrops and Butterflies” is a technically detailed and perfectly composed piece of which we had to find […]

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How to Make a Cinemagraph in Photoshop

28.01.2016

How to Make a Cinemagraph in Photoshop

For this tutorial I’ll be using “Copacabana Beach Street Traffic at Night Time Lapse” by marchello74 at Adobe Stock. For more information on how to download from Adobe Stock check this post: Don’t forget you can download a Preview file, this will have the Adobe Watermark on it but it’s good for practice! What is […]

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Cinemagraphs, bring your images to life!

28.01.2016

Cinemagraphs, bring your images to life!

There’s a new image trend storming the internet, adding luster and intrigue to already beautiful images. The mezmorising effect is achieved by creating simple, subtle, isolated motion within an otherwise static frame. By drawing the eye to one detail within an image, cinemagraphs are very effective at capturing emotion, texture, and the atmospher dicpted in […]

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Tech Content Wanted

28.01.2016

Tech Content Wanted

Scientific and technologic developments are growing fast, very fast. It’s crucial for visual makers to know the latest tech trends, how they operate within industry sectors, and how in turn they are shaping human behavior. To give you a little boost we’ve put together some relevant industrial advancements that require your representation this year. The […]

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