7 steps for taking better photos-beginner's guideHello and welcome to my little guide on how to make better photos*.More Like This
*Photos that are technically correct; with little grain, right exposure, right composition, etc.
So, some of you have probably gotten a new camera during the holidays and it's so shiny and look at all the details, is that a pore on my face, and everything is great, but what are all these numbers and letters on my screen, let's just use auto mode. And then it all begins. The depression. The photos lack something... That sparkle of life, you know. You ask why? Is this the way of god trying to tell me that I have no talents and that I wasted my money?
You just need a bit of guidance, that's all. Here are some tips for beginners and those who might need it.
It's safe now to turn off auto mode.
What are you saying?! These are too complicated to understand, why should I?
You remember that thing that lacks? That thing is - you, your touch. All the numbers seem hard, but
You May Say I'm An Artist...More Like This
I am haunted in this holiday season by the opening lines of Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities, his novel about a society 250 years ago coming apart in its seemingly irreconcilable divisions. Could it be these lines define where we have come to find ourselves today?
“It was the best of times,
it was the worst of times,
in the age of wisdom,
it was the age of foolishness,
it was the epoch of belief,
it was the epoch of incredulity,
it was the season of Light,
it was the season of Darkness,
it was the spring of hope,
it was th
Making a new Price guide for CommissionsJust to let everyone know, I'm making a new price guide regarding point commissions and Paypal USD.More Like This
Back a few years ago, I started doing commissions because some people have asked. To my surprise I got quite a few people who wanted to commission me for my artwork; especially animated icons. To those who have commissioned me in the past, the prices were quite cheap because I was dabbling around with prices and didn't really know how much anything was worth until I started looking around.
Now that I have an idea, my plan is to make a simple website to my price information and whether have the option to pay using paypal US Dollar or deviant art points. The website's purpose is to explain what exactly you will be receiving and in some cases, there are pre-requisite purchases before you can purchase certain items, such as buying a 3D model before having an animated piece with a 3D model.
I'll keep working on the website as I go, and there shouldn't be too much of a price change after this
Holiday Card Project 2012 Wrap-UpMore Like This
After a 3 year absence, the Holiday Card Project returned in 2012 and was more successful than ever! Over 2500 deviants from 60 countries participated this year, with more than 3500 cards received. With such an excellent response, we wanted to ensure we were spreading the love as much as possible. We asked for volunteers to help distribute cards to their local hospitals, and with the extra assistance of a few super deviants, we were able to distribute cards to 23 hospitals around the world!
Most hospitals were comfortable taking the cards and distributing them to patients on food trays or through hospital volunteers. While we aren't always able to interact