Shannon DeJong, founder and owner of branding agency House of Who, talks about the philosophy, strategy and art that goes into a successful rebrand, and why rebranding her own company was the most difficult job she’s tackled. “People rebrand when how they view themselves is no longer consistent with how they’re viewed by the outside[.....]
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Operation Groundswell saw an opportunity to differentiate from competitors in the overhyped “voluntourism” industry. They coined a whole new term that adventurers and supporters could associate with their organization. They just needed the right branding and design to spread the word. When David Berkal and Jonah Brotman founded Operation Groundswell in 2006, they had a[.....]
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Born in 1902, Ansel Adams would become one of the most influential photographers that ever lived. He wasn’t just famous for producing some of the most iconic photographs of all time, but he was also responsible for contributing timeless, innovative ideas to the photography community. Apart from developing useful visualization techniques, he also invented The[.....]
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Surreal and dreamlike, double exposure is the term used for the unique effect created when two or more photographic exposures are blended or superimposed over each other to create a single image. Photo by Ivana Cajina A technique that began with film photography, some digital cameras now allow double exposures to be created in-camera, and[.....]
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Ah, the life of a freelancer. What most people call “the dream” is generally a montage of you spending the majority of your time in your pajamas, procrastinating with the odd Netflix binge (or two) and then crying when tax season hits because you realise you have no idea where half of your receipts went.[.....]
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You’re busy. Between planning lessons and grading papers, it’s hard to keep your blog up and running as it is. So why put the time into creating good graphics for your teacher blog? The fact is, good graphics matter a lot. People process visual information faster than any other kind of information, which means we’re[.....]
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Anna Vanlandingham is an award-winning economics teacher turned Pinterest Pro. Today she manages Pinterest accounts for companies of all sizes and trains businesses owners to grow through social media marketing. Here she shares her best tips for using Pinterest to generate sales, and explains why hospitality, real estate, and the wedding industry may have the[.....]
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We all know how colors alter how we feel when looking at pictures, but shapes and figures are just as potent in affecting us psychologically. They not only provide the framework for the physical world, but they also influence how we perceive the space around us. Photo by Ferdinand Stöhr For example, triangles can represent[.....]
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Design is just like fashion: almost every month, new trends from the depths. What once was creative, abstract and cutting edge is now boring, outdated and yesterday’s news. Keeping up with new emerging trends and staying on top of ones that phase out is a full-time job. But it’s necessary to keep up with if[.....]
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Photography lovers are incredibly passionate about looking for new ways of recording the world around them, so it can seem like a real challenge to create a unique image of a famed travel landmark. After all, millions of tourists with selfie sticks descend upon these same sites year after year. But there are plenty of[.....]
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We know it’s important, but it’s one of those things we tend to put on the back burner when we feel pressed for time: communication with parents. Part of creating a positive learning environment is connecting with parents and keeping them informed of their children’s progress. Whether it’s a quick note to celebrate a student’s[.....]
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There is a common misconception that when it comes to fashion photography, the only key ingredients to a successful shoot are showcasing the latest trends and booking the hottest models. In reality, there is so much more that goes into a successful photo shoot—and photography skills are only one part of that equation. Photo by[.....]
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If you’re a student who wants to be a manager one day, there’s an important skill you need to learn: visual communication. If you learn how to use visual communication properly, you’ll be able to have a real impact on the teams you manage. You’ll be able to share information clearly and concisely, have more people[.....]
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How does one nonprofit reach millions of people across the world? Think about it. Even if you have millions of followers on social media, there’s no guarantee that everyone will see or engage with your posts. “People think that if you create one thing everyone’s going to see it, and if you create a series[.....]
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Some teachers are now making six figures selling their lesson plans online. It may sound like a lot of work to organize, upload, and promote all your teaching materials when you’ve already got papers to grade and benchmarks to meet, but there are a few tricks to streamlining the process. Canva lets you do most[.....]
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Never has it been so easy to capture aerial images of some of the world’s most stunning (and sometimes hard to reach) places. The drone—a sky-high flying, unmanned camera—is undoubtedly the wildest photography development in recent memory. Almost like a remote-controlled toy for the photo obsessed, drones are as much fun as they are revolutionary.[.....]
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Don’t have a classroom newsletter but interested in starting one? It’s far less work than you might think, and you’ll be pleased how well it works to keep parents informed and students engaged. Classroom newsletters are just like they sound: newsletters about activities and projects going on in your class, what material’s being covered, important[.....]
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Minimalism is a style of art that seeks to eliminate non-essential visual elements and instead focus on the purity of its subject for maximum impact. Photo by Alex Loup And while it may go against your basic instincts as a photographer to tone down the elements in your work or to consciously try and apply[.....]
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Have you ever wondered if sunrise looks better than sunset? As far as photography is concerned, the two are mostly visually indistinguishable. However, taking photos at dawn does have some practical advantages over shooting at dusk. Photo by Alexandre Crousette Waking up early may require some commitment, but it gives you plenty of time to[.....]
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Instagram launched Stories just two years ago on August 2016, in a blatant effort to steal some of Snapchat’s thunder. It worked. In just over a year, Instagram Stories had more than 300 million daily users. And now, top influencers tend to prefer Instagram Stories over Snapchat Stories. If you haven’t used them yet, Instagram[.....]
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SoDesigner Sarah Salaverria has tips to breath new life into one of the oldest forms of marketing. Here she offers her best tips for designing business cards that look professional, modern, and memorable. Business cards have been around for a long time, originating as “visiting cards” or “calling cards” that would be handed to the[.....]
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Depth of field (DoF)—the phenomenon responsible for achieving selective focus—can be a complicated subject to understand for beginners. It’s such a vast topic that people have even written books about it. Thankfully, there are simpler ways to explain it without requiring you to read pages and pages of boring information. Photo by Jakob Owens In[.....]
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Taking photos of people is a fundamental skill in photography. Even if your true interest lies in other types of subject matter, such as landscapes or still life, you still pick up many basic techniques from shooting portraits that you can apply to other genres of photography as well. Photo by Rachel Pfeutzner Whether you[.....]
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Empowered by a new wave of feminism, more and more young women are stepping behind the lens and redefining the landscape of contemporary photography through their work. Explore the power of the female gaze through the distinct styles of these 20 rising female photographers from around the world. 01. Daria Kobayashi Ritch Photos by Daria[.....]
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Logo design is one of the most important aspects of launching a business’s brand. It’s the face of the company, and graphic designers are tasked with creating logos that are both captivating to potential customers, as well as informative of the business. Here, three leading graphic design companies discuss their experiences creating logos for local[.....]
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