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There are three responses to a piece of design — yes, no, and WOW! WOW is the one to aim for.

A good picture from your travels is a souvenir you’ll want to keep forever. Every destination is unique and when we travel we go to see foreign places, experience different cultures, meet new people, and make fresh stories to tell. Understanding how to better capture those essential qualities of travel in your photography will help[.....]

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Food is a much bigger industry than just restaurants and chefs, and Instagram has given a platform for a myriad of talented food stylists, bloggers, photographers, enthusiasts and more to share their work. With the introduction of the smartphone camera we saw a rise in uniform depth of field photography becoming popular (hello, flatlay) and[.....]

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Photography enthusiasts are told time and time again to ‘study the light’. This is because a good understanding of light will drastically expand a photographer’s ability to create great images in the most dire lighting conditions. If you are an experienced photographer, the following article will help refresh your understanding of some common workarounds to[.....]

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Ever tried taking one photo everyday for a year? The thought alone seems daunting, but that’s exactly what Project 365 challenges you to do. Photo by Evan Kirby Although this year-long photography exercise takes real commitment, it’s a great way to develop your photography skills and boost your creativity. With the right mindset, it’s also[.....]

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Between the pressure of keeping up with the school curriculum, meeting with parents and running daily classes, it can be hard to make time for creativity in the classroom. With such little time to spare, it can be easy to think – does it really make a difference? The short answer is: absolutely. Creative classrooms[.....]

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For portraiture and fashion photography, posing your subject is as important as composing the shot. Learning this skill is essential as it shows your level of professionalism as well as your artistic vision. Professional models aside, however, many people find posing in front of a camera intimidating, and you could end up with forced smiles,[.....]

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There aren’t many nonprofit logos that become part of the cultural zeitgeist. Fun consumer brands like Coca-Cola and Nike are associated with color palettes, fonts, and shapes that are instantly recognizable. But nonprofits have rarely been known for their shareable and eye-catching designs. Until the Human Rights Campaign, the organization that advocates for LGBTQ equality.[.....]

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Taking pictures at night can be quite challenging for beginners. It requires you to manipulate ISO, aperture, and shutter speed among many other things. Follow these eight useful techniques to help you shoot in the dark. Once you learn the basics, you’ll find out that night photography is really fun. Don’t be afraid to experiment[.....]

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The students we’re teaching in tertiary institutions are different to those who came before. These are young people who have grown up with Facebook and Instagram. According to three professionals in the field, keeping these students engaged is all about disrupting classrooms and keeping things fresh. These days, teaching a classroom of mainly millennials can[.....]

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What separates street photography from other genres is that it focuses on capturing fleeting moments of life instead of staged shots. A post shared by I love documentary photography (@hamed_tajik) on Apr 22, 2017 at 11:35am PDT Every photographer strives to seize that split-second magic when everything fits together to make a perfect image. Henri[.....]

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2017 was a huge travel year for me, with extensive touring through Asia, Africa and Australia, however that has not stopped the posts on Just Creative coming consistently, thanks to guest authors who keep the blog fresh! Below are the ten top posts of 2017, based on traffic. Thanks everyone (that’s you!) for following JUST Creative, have a great 2018! On a side note, in 2017, JUST Creative saw close to 3 million visits from over 185 countries (wow!). 2017 Logo Design Trends Forecast A forecast and prediction of the top logos of 2017 and where logo design trends are heading. Stay ahead of the branding & identity curve! 2017 Logo Design Trends & Inspiration (Half Year Update) The best logo designs from 2017, as well as a look at the 2017 logo & branding design trends and an inspirational logo design gallery showcase. The Designer’s Guide To Responsive Logos Let’s take a look at how you can design scalable, responsive logos without losing the very personality of your brand. 2018 Graphic Design Trends + Inspirational Showcase Discover the top graphic design & web design trends of 2018 with this inspirational showcase gallery. 6 UX Design Trends To Follow in 2017...

Kick start your new year projects with this diverse array of best-selling fonts. Originally $3316, you can get all 377 fonts (17 font families) for just $29.

Jacob Cass has a "Creative Chat" with HUNTERHunter, discussing New York agency life and how he travels the world while working as a graphic designer & blogger.

A curated list of 12 of Udemy's top courses, in the fields of design, development, digital marketing and creativity. What will you learn in 2018?

We look at the best laptops for graphic design and art in 2018, including models from Apple, Dell, Microsoft, HP, Acer and more.

In the world of online business, ‘passive income’ is often held up as the holy grail of business. But creating an online program that sells is not easy, nor is it ‘easy money’. As online entrepreneur and creator of the successful online School of the Modern Mystic Belinda Davidson shares with us, there’s many elements[.....]

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Wonderbly have built an audience of over 1.7 million people on Facebook and sold 3 million books worldwide. They did it all from scratch with virtually no connections in the publishing industry. We discuss, with co-founder Asi Sharabi, how their team developed the idea for their first book, how they’ve scaled, and what they’ve learned[.....]

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Pencils of Promise is a nonprofit (“for-purpose”), organization that builds schools and provides quality education to children around the world. They use design to share their mission and engage social advocates across the globe. There are 250 million children around the world who can’t read and write. Pencils of Promise is changing that by providing[.....]

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Imagine stepping into the shoes of one of the most recognisable leaders in self-help, and convincing her millions of fans that the future is in safe hands? That’s what Global Hay House CEO Reid Tracy has done. And in the process, he’s learnt a lot about connecting – and building – an audience online. For[.....]

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Find the perfect gift for your creative friend! Check out our 2017 list of the best gifts for Graphic Designers.

There’s a lot to be learned from the biggest campaigns of 2017, here we take a look at just five of the best and the marketing lessons they heed.

Ecommerce business owner Lucy Estherby infuses her own infectiously positive personality into her breathtaking brand, Acorn & Pip. In this article, she shares her top 10 tips that have enabled her to grow from a pop-up shop to profitable online brand. Acorn & Pip is an ecommerce brand marketing sustainable, organic and design-led children’s clothes,[.....]

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No matter how you travel — whether it’s cross country on vacation, hiking or biking on a weekend getaway, or commuting to school or the office on your daily grind — your smartphone is always with you. This provides you with a unique opportunity to take pictures anytime, anywhere. Use it to your advantage to[.....]

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Whether you’re a beginner or a professional, attending a photo walk will inspire you to go out and take more pictures. Photo walks are essentially walking tours intended for photographers. They’re not only perfect for meeting other camera enthusiasts, but also for honing your skills as a photographer, learning new ideas, and experiencing different places[.....]

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“What does love mean” is one of the most common Google searches of all time. It’s astounding that after centuries of human development and huge advances in understanding the human brain, love is a concept we just haven’t quite grasped. Photo by Karen Rotezky Many great poets, writers and philosophers have put pen to paper[.....]

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A sharp, crisp image is something that most photographers strive for, yet it’s something that isn’t always easy to achieve. While blur is a stylistic choice for some, it can ruin your photo when it’s unintended. There are a number of reasons your photos may be turning out blurry — the most common being camera[.....]

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It’s a word often used in relation to various forms of art — in photography, composition is how you choose your subject, the things you decide to include in the frame, and the way in which you capture all of it with your camera. Composition simply means a way of putting things together. Before we[.....]

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Shooting landscapes allows you to experience the quiet, peaceful moments and jaw dropping majesty that nature inspires.   Photo by Louise Coghill Photographing landscapes was my first passion. It got me out of the house and into nature, and it became a meditation of sorts. Just me, my camera and my tripod. It inspired me to[.....]

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In this interview with Mike Smith, the art director for Aweber, he answers the most frequently asked questions on email marketing design.