5 must knows for better night photos5 must knows for better night photos1 year ago in Personal More Like This
go to http://www.dxomark.com/index.php/Cameras/Camera-Sensor-Ratings/%28type%29/usecase_sports
Find your camera and see what iso settings you can push your camera to and still retain descent image quality, this is especially important when shooting auroras, a high iso sensitivity means you can push the shutterspeed under the magical 8 seconds to retain some of the movement of the aurora in the image.
(I personally recommend 6 or less)
Preventing STAR TRAILS
Use the rule of 600 to keep stars in the picture from trailing/streaking.
Divide 600 by the true focal lenght of your lens, true is measured by 35mm full frame, so a 30 mm full frame lens would yield this simple equation: 600/30 = 20 second (or less) exposure and stars will look nice.
For cropped sensors you have to time your focal length with 1.5 for Nikon and 1.6 for Canon.
So 16 mm wide angle lens on a Canon cropped sensor would equal 25.6mm true focal lengt (16*1.6) giving this equation: 600/25.6 = 23.43 secon
Twenty Tempting Textures 2Twenty Tempting Textures 23 years ago in Art Features More Like This
A Rainbow of colorful Bokeh and Light Textures,that are just bursting with potential.
Enhance,add depth or create an ambient dreamy atmosphere with these wonderful abstract
and colorful Textures that are just calling to be incorporated into your digital projects.
Use them as background images, or to add interest to a unique area of your designs.
With your fantasy the possibilities are limitless.
9 outfits for sale on EBAYToday I am going to model 10 brand new outfits of Westward Bounds collection. Therefore I need to let some outfits go. Safe in the knowledge that they will find a lovely home. Maybe urs9 outfits for sale on EBAY1 year ago in Personal More Like This
MY EBAY (GERMAN)
MY EBAY (ENGLISH)
Here is a short overview:
International and combined shipping is provided
Every item is available only ONCE
Llama badges, chto eto takoe?Пока официального пункта в FAQ нет, есть страничка в официальном Llama блоге GiveAllamaGetALlama.Llama badges, chto eto takoe?4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Что такое Llama Badge?
Llama это такая игра в социализацию. На манер FaceBook и др&
Femininity Stock the 3rdA wonderful collection of fabulous stock! Many thanks to all of you giving us so much inspiration!Femininity Stock the 3rd3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Mask 01 by GifsandStock Pakinka by deviant-caroline Cemetery Stock 40 by Elandria Model Sword Stock 05 by MeetMeAtTheLake2Nite Novice 17 by Kuoma-stock Reflections 01 by Elandria :thumb211126522: Anya_Stock_III by Dxlogic :thumb170840590: Jak sme potkaly uchyla by deviant-caroline Holy Queen II by PhiloetSophia model - cello021 by akio-stock :thumb182549975: :thumb201372345: Elf by Methys-stock Girl 29 by ddLinStock what the wind tells15 by Amliel persephone by magikstock Steampunk teacher 5 by Meltys-stock Fantasy Stock by LetzteSchatten-stock Pirates - Barbarian Queen 7 by mizzd-stock Fan Stock 3 by chamberstock Lady Of The Lake I by Eirian-stock :thumb253314849: Sirene I by PhiloetSophia Doll Stock 02 by MeetMeAtTheLake2Nite Game Of Chess by Eirian-stock Stock - Troll 01 by JessicaDru glampire 1 by LialiaD-stock :thumb62581171: ready to attack. 01 by Solsken-i-Hemmet :thumb227291970: 32 by La-Esmeralda-Stock 53 by La-Esmeralda-Stock Elf Ranger 34 by Tasastock Redhead Warrior 1 by Armathor-Stock Lost Bride by night-fate-stock :thumb211600170: Lady Coffey -1 by mjranum-stock DeviID by another-little-dream :thumb208573804: muertos-2 by xstockx :thumb207996
Tutorial Treasury 04In the Tutorial Treasury, you will find tutorials geared towards Photomanipulators and some that will deal with a broader subjects, such as lighting, colour etc. The tutorials will be from dA as well as from all over the web and in each episode, there will be 3 to 6 tutorials for your reading pleasure (any more than that I guess no one will have time to read anyway). If you find any good ones, shoot me a note so I can include them in the next installment!Tutorial Treasury 043 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Create realistic rose text using some simple layer styles and custom made brushes. This Photoshop rose text will not be completly made from scratch, we'll have to use a beautiful Rose PNG stock image. A nature inspired text effect can be used in so many creative ways, to decorate your scrapbook for example.
A Brief History of TypographyA Brief History of TypographyA Brief History of Typography3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
A little insight into the history of not only Typography, but also of written language. This article will be far from covering it all, but focuses on highlighting some of the major events and periods in the history of Typography.
From the Greek roots τύπος typos = "impression" and -γραφία -graphia = "writing".
~ 30th Century BC – 200 AD
Or "Script of Nails / Cuneiform Script" is probably the oldest form of written text. This calligraphic form of writing was carved into clay tablets.
The Latin Alphabet
~ 800 BC – present
This is the basic alphabet used in all Western languages. The Romans based it among others
Project Educate: Night PhotographyProject Educate: PhotographyProject Educate: Night Photography3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
A shot in the Dark
This short article coupled with Photographing Fireworks will hopefully aim to share some tips and skills at shooting in the dark and how you can make the most of the darker evenings drawing in (for most of us anyway!)
Camera it needs to be capable of long exposure to capture the best of night time photography. Bulb Settings are very important to enable you to hold the shutter open for a long time.
Lenses Wide angle, telephoto a range is best if you have access to it. Wide angle lens are fantastic for capturing those motorway shots from bridges of long distance traffic light trails. Telephoto lens are more useful for captures of the moon and other details.
Tripod This is
Photography Trouble Shooting: LightingRecently during a projecteducate week focusing on Still Life Photography we asked for you to share the issues that you might have when trying to obtain some great Still Life Shots. Through this series of articles we hope to answer some of the queries or give you that push you need to step outside boundaries and get creative. The first frustration came from 1510 who struggled with Lighting additionally a further 19 Deviants voted on the poll to indicate they had the same issues.Photography Trouble Shooting: Lighting2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
"Lighting. I always have to use just window or lamps which are never
good. kind of given up on still life photos, even I have still tons of
"1510 lamps and natural light are a perfectly good way of lighting a subject. Many 'professional' lighting solutions, particularly the ones that burn 'hot' or constantly, are not much more than high wattage incandescent light bulbs often with some sort of cooling (to prolong the lifespan of the bulb).
Resources For Artists: Colour Scheme ToolsColour Scheme ToolsResources For Artists: Colour Scheme Tools2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
So I have been thinking of doing a few articles apart from feature articles to link some useful resources for artists and this is the first one of these. While this is a mini one, it's helped me a lot on several occassions.
Sometimes it gets confusing to decide which colours to choose. "'Should I go with a turquoise and a gold for the face? What about the room? I was going for a chic cool modern palette which is minimalistic!" Surely, a lot of us have gone through those decisive moments. Below are some colour scheme tools that would help you with your colour scheme choices. Click the titles or the links in asterisk to go to the following sites.
A big resource community for colour palettes*, user named
History of Roman typefacesHistory of Roman typefacesHistory of Roman typefaces2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Typefaces are our instruments to construct words and sentences. Of course this very article couldn’t be written without type other than writing by hand and scanning it in, but I wouldn’t know how to save the file or how to access the website to upload it to if I had no access to typefaces. Of course I don’t have to say where type can be found; it’s absolutely everywhere. However, most people don’t consider where typefaces come from. Most of my life and even the first 5 years or so of my design career I was absolutely ignorant of where typefaces came from. I mean, they were just "there" on the computer and I never considered someone actually had to make typefaces for us to use—letter by letter. In this article I will discuss the history of Roman typefaces; how it progressed during the ages, how each style can be recognized and how to select typefaces consciously and logically r
Do you want to make your own 3D Anime models?Just trying to help the people that want to make stuff in 3d but are confused on where to start fromDo you want to make your own 3D Anime models?3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
3d modeling program (Free) (Let me know if you know of anymore free modeling programs)
Please ._. TRY to make your OWN models from nothing if you pick Daz as your program of choice
Don't Have Photo Shop to texture your Models? (Free):
Tutorials to get you Started (Blender) (Free):
i recommend Looking at this one first:
Get started with blender
This seams to be most peoples problem with learning blender " Hot keys " so i put this new link in, this is old but should still help you. Blender Keyboa
PixieColdBorn in Berlin, Germany, Svenja Jödicke (AKA PixieCold), has established herself as an incredible artist. Painting with watercolors, inks, and markers on watercolor paper, she's able to create a surreal world filled with nature goddesses and vibrant colors and patterns.PixieCold1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
All deviations featured are available as Prints.
Eyes have always been focus of her artwork, as "they are able to tell unspoken stories."
Besides her work with watercolor, PixieCold started experimenting with makeup and photography as well, using real insects (live and dead) in her work.
Bees by PixieCold
Whatever way you look at PixieCold's artwork
LIFELIFE8 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Mosh's Heels and Stockings by stevedietgoedde Boots by Pajunen
ceyhun by bhdrbnzt
For Haris from Paparazzi by Tigles1Artistry Sleep by a63
Train of Life II by vulezvrk
Coffee Break by Direct2Brain Andare by martaraff
time never.. by kemal-kamil-akca
Sunday by Northstar76 Time Travellers IV by ParallelDeviant
Untitled 1 by KosmoWannabe
Lisbon 64 by JACAC
Seven Deadly Sins Contest TweetSeven Deadly Sins Contest3 years ago in Official deviantART Contests More Like This
How to Enter
Rules & Judging
It's your chance to sell your favorite deadly sin.
Does that scrumptious cupcake tempt you to gluttony? Maybe road rage on the freeway brings out your wrath? The deviantART #StockProject and Fotolia are challenging you to choose a side and either entice the city into further temptation or inspire them to stand fast against their inner vices.
Using stock from #StockProject create a billboard to advertise or warn people against your favorite sin.
Seven sinful or angelic deviants will have their artwork displayed around the city. There will be one winner per sin and
Mass Effect 3 - Happy Ending Mod...Mass Effect 3 - Happy Ending Mod2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Yet again the Mass Effect Fandom proved that it will not leave the ending in the state it was presented in the game. A certain (fan!) mod was created (and is right now in the testing phase) a Happy Ending Mod for ME3. We can destroy the Reapers, Shepard lives (EDI and Geth too) and most importantly of all we don't have to worry about the Star Child.
Instruction how to install it and the mod itself can be found here:
You can also check how the mod works here on youtube:
And a few pictures:
( source of images-> http://lady-blackfish.tumblr.com )
Story WorldLe Cirque Des RêvesStory World2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Not many people know about this circus, some have never even heard about it.
Just like a dream, it comes and leaves a fleeting memory of something that may have happened... or may have not.
Faint flashbacks, grey lights, laughter. All of them linger in the back of your head without you even noticing, and yet,
they are there, omnipresent. A dream, meant to be forgotten, meant to be ephemeral, just like everything else you hold
One day ...
it just appears, out of nowhere. Enchanted monochrome and striped tents, magicians, acrobats, dompteurs, freaks,
music, joy, happiness in the moonlit night - blood red roses pave your way for a fake reality that seems so graspable,
and yet so far away at the same time. A pamphlet? You've heard of circuses, perhaps even visited some.
But have you ever heard of our circus?
It piques your interest, you can't resist -
In fact, nobody can. Nobody can resist being a dreamer, at leas
Odyssey Into 2012 Visit our Official Chatroom and Group.Odyssey Into 20123 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
Odyssey Into 2012
She has awakened before a gate she has no memory of opening. She has no name, and
no memory of how she came to be here, at the first station of a fateful quest she
does not understand but knows she must continue.
Who is she?
Only you will bring her to life.
Only you will tell her story in your words and your art.
How can I contribute to the story?
How can I contribute to the story?
Only you will bring her to life and guide her on her quest.
Only you will tell her story with your own words and your own illustrations.
Sherlock Holmes: The Ever Evolving IconSherlock HolmesSherlock Holmes: The Ever Evolving Icon3 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
The Ever Evolving Icon
What is it about a fictional character first introduced to the public in Great Britain in 1887 that has kept him being reincarnated, with generationally-correct upgrades, over and over again in film and on television? Who is this literary hero whose portrayal over the past century by such past masters as Basil Rathbone and Jeremy Brett to today’s vanguard talents Robert Downey, Jr. and Benedict Cumberbatch has inspired such a continuing outpouring of fan appreciation?
Jeremy Brett as Holmes 03 by Windfreak →
Every generation will forever have th
ProjectPorkchop Vol316:icontryskell:ProjectPorkchop Vol3167 months ago in Art Features More Like This
Suggested by WorldWar-Tori
Suggested by tatasz
Killer clowns from outer space by Ourse92
Cosplay Rules The EarthWe need your coolest COSPLAY PHOTOGRAPHY for display as part of the deviantART Benefit ART Show at the San Diego Comic-Con!Cosplay Rules The Earth2 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
Proceeds go to the Shriner Burn Hospital, which routinely invites cosplayers to join in their fundraising events and encourages cosplayers to interact with the hospital’s young burn victims as part of their therapy.
We want to include you in this worthy & fun cause!
All entries must be submitted by June 18th
All entries will need clearance from the photographer and the cosplayer as well as file sizes large enough to produce fine art quality prints.
Don't worry, we will contact you for these after making selections.
You can submit to the "cosplay" folder in the Comic-Con group
Gear up, wig out, have your weapons riot checked and let'
Character Design: An introductionCharacter Design: An introduction2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Arvalis-2012 by arvalis
What does 'Character Design' mean?
The character design is the process which comes after the characterisation and consists in defining the character through his/her physical appearance.
We need to consider a character as a little fictional creature, human or not, that aims to please its creator and the public as well.
While the basic characterization of this fictional creature (his tastes, his fears, his behaviors) may take a little mental effort, as it is a sort of list of emotions, facts and feelings that come and go in the life of a character, the process of visual realization of this creature may not be as simple. That's why many writers and characters creators prefer to rely on experienced hands.
Also many of the mental aspects of the character are not possible to gain by using 'static' visual medium. For 'static' I mean all the illustrations and drawings unable to tell a
Dessert Of Your DreamsDessert Of Your Dreams2 years ago in DeviantART Announcements More Like This
Is it better to possess a thing of beauty, or to experience the ultimate consummation of oneness with that beautiful thing by actually consuming it... and being left only with the memory of its beauty? Leave it up to our deviantARTists to think of a way to have it both ways – but left over as a feast for the eyes, preserved eternally on the digital planes of deviantART.
Craft, design, and artistry as applied to the most delicious and sinful of the culinary disciplines rises forth as we shine warming a light on this small but incredibly skilled serving of artists within the deviantART community. In an effort to taste all of the communities within deviantART, let