Even though it would be nice, the reality is that many people who are interested in photography do not have the financial means to purchase expensive software to edit or retouch their pictures. And in some cases, they don’t have the time to do some of the necessary but tedious tasks without the help of automation.
These three FREE web-based tools can be a big help.
Can’t afford Photoshop or similar applications? Don’t want to have to deal with downloading big programs like GIMP? The Pixlr tool allows you to do all the basics and a lot more in your browser. It’s powerful and relatively easy to use with a professional feel layout.
Even though LunaPic is a bit less user-friendly, it’s still fairly easy to work with and gives people the ability to make all sort of filter adjustments and more. It’s like some of the filtering apps available for your phone but generally less generic and more powerful.
Resizer: Bulk Resize Photos
There are a bunch of reasons why you might need to resize photos to make the smaller. After all, if you all posting them online it’s not always a brilliant idea to have them in full resolution. You can use this to quickly resize any number of pictures.
With the exception of some rather snarky photography purists, many people like the idea of spot color photographs. And while there are many ways to get this done, some either involve expensive software or a level of expertise that takes a long time to attain. However, there is a simple and decent option for anyone that owns an Android smart phone or device.
The Color Touch application is free and allows easy adjustment.
Here is a promo sample from the app’s page.
Was there any point in computer usage that you wanted to type in a font that fit a specific look but couldn’t find one to fill your need? Well, in my research I’ve come across some ways to create my own true type files that can also be used on the Internet for blogs or sites.
At this point, I’m offering designs of these creative efforts of typography through my freelancing service.
You can check out the package of custom fonts on my Fiverr.com profile.
Name: Caylynn DuShane (Rose)
Artistic styles include –
Details about you –
I’m an 18 year old aspiring artist and actress wishing to be the very best that I could ever be.
These are some of her pieces form her portfolio.
Artistic styles include –
What does art mean to you? –
I love to draw and drawing is what I do.
Other details about you –
These are some of her pieces form her along with a portfolio here.
Customized blue whale just for me
A lot of my recent book writing ventures focus on the electronic format and have included how-to style guides on artistic concepts. But I am excited to have just competed a book for display purposes with art pieces called “Optical Artistry.” Check out some sample pages I have added to this post and buying option on my author site.
As Promised, here is the info on my new e-book and where you can find it.
The advancing technology we have available to us can be an incredible and amazing thing. However, it can also be costly and difficult to utilize in some cases. This e-book is designed as a collection of 65 online and downloaded resources to help assist creative people in doing the things they love with ease and at either no cost or affordable prices.
For those artists, photographers, writers and videographer types, this book is for you. For the people who work with audio and animation, this is for you.
Order on Amazon of my author website.
When creating any form of visual art…
having color options to work with is very important. However, sometimes with so many shades out there, we can have trouble matching the exact ones to keep them uniform over a series of several graphic design projects.
After finding this helpful site, i figured I’d give you a few tips on making it less of a challenge.
First, you going to want to pick an initial color. Once you find one either on the web or in a website template you generate yourself, just plug that URL into Color Combos in the search box and the system will do the rest to locate all colors on the website page.
No website, no problem.
Another method is to use an image that contains the color you want to use for your work. Just upload one to Image Color Picker and easily find out the HTML, RGB or HSV code for it with no problem.
For quite some time, I have been a seller on a rapidly expanding and incredibly popular website called Fiverr. And while I love the site, it does limit the number of services an individual can provide. That being the case, You can now find more services being offered though a similar site called Fiverup.com.
These currently include the following options:
- App creation
- Spot color effects
- Formatting e-books
- Editing .pdf files
- Blog ads
- Product reviews
- Removing glare from pet eye photos
- Animated .gifs
In the field of graphic design and when providing any sort of creative graphic services, chance are that from time to time you are going to want to find the perfect font for your concept. There are a lot of them out there but that doesn’t always mean they are easy to find. So, in the past I’ve used a cool little font site called Da Font.
Sure, it sounds like something goofy and unprofessional but this site is used by people ranging in profession from graphic designers to tattoo artists.
And one of the best things about it is that it’s free.
Check it out today.