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30 Amazing Photographers Who Will Do ANYTHING for the Perfect Shot

Getting the angle and perspective for a photo just right can sometimes be very tricky, but these crazy photographers don’t mind – when it comes to taking the perfect shot, they will do whatever it takes. The acts of devotion to their craft that some of the world’s best photographers perform can be truly outstanding. Wildlife photographers have spent weeks camped out in the wild, allowing animals to get accustomed to their presence so that they can get the rare or intimate glimpses at their lives that others only dream of. The Design Inspiration


Jenny Ayrton and Her Miniature Wonderlands in Molten Glass

Devon-based Jenny Ayrton captures miniature wonderlands in molten glass. She encases delicate metal drawings within blocks of glass using a sand-casting technique. The unpredictable flow of the glass brings each scene to life, and ensures that each piece is unique. Ayrton tells us her scenes are directly influenced by her life as a Devon-based mum; following visits to the towns, beach and moor, and she creates tiny wire sketches based on the day’s observations. But she feels like her work sits slightly awkwardly between art and craft so she supposes she’s going in both directions to see what works best,…


How to Print a Webpage [Complete Guide]

At first printing a website may seem like a silly task, but it’s exactly the request I got from a client once. They called and said, “we have a big meeting with our board and we want to print out our website – can you fax it to us.” This task was going to take a lot of paper as the site had over 1,500 pages. We instructed them it might be best to show just the most important pages via a printout. Though this request seems absurd, there are times when printing out a page makes sense. It is…


Artist Heather Theurer Brings Disney Princesses to Life in Realistic-Looking Oil Paintings

Heather Theurer’s paintings are the product of decades of observation of people, environments, animals and textiles. Themes in her work include religious symbolism, fantasy realism, equine and wildlife, and bold reworking of Disney characters. In this Disney Princesses series you’ll see Merida, Rapunzel, Mulan, and Cinderella! Theurer creates these gorgeous oil paintings that turn otherwise flat-looking Disney characters alive! She tries to make these paintings as realistic as possible, a far cry from the more cartoonish illustrations of the princesses that we are used to. This technique results in some wonderful and surprising works of art. The Design Inspiration


47 Best Free Stock Photo Sites [Search All At Once]

We have compiled a list of our 47 favorite free stock photography sites. Combined these sites offer over 50,000 and royalty free images which can be used for commercial use. All you have to do is click on the image after searching on the site and you can download for free. Maybe thinking, but it’s going to take me forever to search for “cute dog stock photography” across 47 different sites. While that is pretty crazy but we found a way that you can search all of them at the same time. Kind of like a better version of Google…


Sanilpimp Art Maybe Good or Not

Snails are adorable; they carry the beautiful homes on their backs all the time. But being cute animals, snails are fragile when living among humans. This inspired some people to paint snails’ shells to make them much more noticeable and protect them from trampling. Artist Stefan Siverud just does the same project “Snailpimp”. He paints living snails with the most varied designs, achieved with non-toxic paints. But after all, snails live in the nature; most animals may try to avoid bright colors that signal danger and mean that the animal may be poisonous, this may protect them from other creatures,but…

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