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Breathtaking Photographs of Urban Life and Cities

by Eric Shafer → July 21st 2014

Cities are known for hustle and bustle and the noise and activity of every day life for millions of people. New York City, for example, is known as the city that never sleeps, and cities are home to a large percentage of the worlds population. Cities are technically just large, densely populated clusters of buildings, [...]

Free Texture Friday – Old Worn Stone Wall

by Bjorgvin → July 18th 2014

We’re back this week with another great set of grungy stone textures. Like I’ve told you before, I love these kind of images and there’s plenty of decaying walls around in the town I live in. Luckily for you too, the images are high res and full of nice details. Happy downloading! Download all textures [...]

Terrifying and Fierce Dragon Artworks

by Eric Shafer → July 16th 2014

Dragons are perhaps the most well known fantasy creatures, and appear not only in modern fantasy literature, movies and art, but also were part of historical mythology in ancient Greece, India, Persia, and China. A dragon is a ferocious creature that combines qualities from snakes and reptiles, usually of a large size, and frequently with [...]

Fun and Interesting Photographs of Puppets

by Eric Shafer → July 14th 2014

Puppets are artificial creations that resemble animals, people or other animate objects that are controlled by a manipulator. Puppets come in a variety of different types depending on the type of puppetry they are meant for. Types of puppetry involve finger puppets, which are controlled by a puppeteer’s fingers, sock puppets which are created using [...]

Free Texture Friday – Wooden Chips

by Bjorgvin → July 11th 2014

Hey guys, todays textures are close-up images of wood chips using my 100mm macro lens. We haven’t had many textures like this before, so it’s a great addition to our texture arsenal. Feel free to use them as you like, personal and commercial usage allowed. Enjoy! Download all textures as ZIP from copy.com (20Mb) Did [...]

DIY Photo Prop Guides for Better Photographs

by Eric Shafer → July 9th 2014

Props are a great way to add some fun to your photographs. Whether you’re a fashion photographer, portrait photographer or events photographer, being able to creatively and effectively use props is a valuable skill. Props are often most common in portrait photographs. Engagement and wedding photoshoots frequently feature props, as do holiday family photographs. However, [...]

30 Artistic and Rhythmic Dance Photographs

by Eric Shafer → July 7th 2014

Dance is an incredibly popular activity, and permeates modern culture in a variety of forms. From club and street dancing to ballroom and formal dancing, dance can serve as exercise, intimate expression, social interaction or for religious reasons. Archaeological evidence suggests dance has been a part of human society for a long time, existing since [...]

Free Texture Friday – Rusted Door

by Bjorgvin → July 4th 2014

This weeks set of textures features a rusted metal door from an old abandoned building. The textures are grunge and abstract and a hopefully useful addition to your texture collection. Enjoy! Download all textures as ZIP from copy.com (46,3Mb) Did you like these textures? Let us know by leaving a comment, and you can even [...]

Useful Patterns to Use for Web Backgrounds

by Eric Shafer → July 2nd 2014

These days, patterns are everywhere in design, as backgrounds, textures, and more. Nowhere is their use more prevalent than on the web as backgrounds and separators. Whether you’re designing a static website, or a theme for a platform such as WordPress, choosing quality patterns as your backgrounds is important. The pattern should be seamless and [...]

Focused and Peaceful Zen Photography

by Eric Shafer → June 30th 2014

Zen is a Chinese word that refers to a school of Buddhism. Emphasizing insight and using techniques such as breath monitoring, mental observation, meditation and chanting, Zen is commonly referred to as a meditative state. Zen concepts are practiced not only in Buddhism, but also in a variety of other religions, as well as yoga, [...]

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