Writing Tips and So Much MoreBeing a writer (or trying to be), I looked up a whole bunch of deviantART guides on writing and other related articles.Writing Tips and So Much More10 months ago in Writing More Like This
So if you are in the same boat I am (one that is quickly sinking into shark infested waters). I have some tips for you, or rather, I have a list of other people's articles you should read. (With a little commentary from me. ) These aren't in any particular order, so don't assume the first article will be much more helpful than the sixth or seventh. I like the guides that talk to the reader and make it personal. Like "I know from personal experience that writer's block can be a challenge. God, don't we all know. But I have some great tips." So go ahead and check out all of these great resources.
1) So You Want To B
Hot Spot ThotsHot Spot Thots5 years ago in Photography More Like This
A hot spot is a noticeable color aberration, usually circular, that appears in varying amounts in digital infrared photographs. Some lens and camera combinations seem to be hot spot free, but most lenses show some degree of this problem.
Photographic lenses are not designed with IR in mind. IR focuses differently than visible light. It reflects and diffracts differently than visible light. The lens elements and the inside of the barrel of any given lens may be prone to uncontrolled reflection and diffusion of IR. There may even be reflection from surfaces inside the camera body. Also, different cut-off frequencies of IR filters can reveal differing degrees of hot spotting.
In its most obvious form, the hot spot is an area in the center of the photo that is a contrasting color to the rest of the image, fairly saturated and rendering the elements in that area flat and softer focus. In many cases the hot spot is less obvious and can be managed during post processing.
The most subtle hot s
CSS Tricks: Fonts and Text BasicsToday I want to talk about fonts in journal skins You probably saw this one coming And maybe you also saw coming that this will be a rather long tutorial There is just a lot to say about this! Actually this will only be the first one about fonts and text. This one will cover the basics of working with fonts.CSS Tricks: Fonts and Text Basics2 years ago in Journal and Gallery Tutorials More Like This
I will start by talking a bit about web-safe fonts and the concept behind a fallback hierarchy. Further down you'll find a selection of properties that can be styled with examples and explanations.
So, let's go!
The standard web safe fonts
A font is defined as web safe when it is installen on a great number of user's computers. They are also called system fonts, and can vary depending on your PC. Fonts on a Mac OS are not necessarily the same as fonts on a Windows OS.
Here's is a little example: on the left side is an image, an image created in PS on the right side. If both sides look the same, or at least very similar, it means they a