The 30 best photo apps | Photography | Creative Bloq

There’s more to shooting and photo editing on mobile than Instagram. We select the best photo apps for iPhone, iPad and Android from cool cameras to photo editor tools.

Instagram is a great app for sharing pictures and using as a photo editor, but there are only so many hipster jokes you can listen to before yearning for an alternative to those unmistakably garish filters. So here is the definitive guide to the best photo apps around, covering iOS that’s iPhone and iPad and Android apps. Some you won’t have heard of, others you’ll be more familiar with. None are going to replace a DSLR and a couple of hours with a photo editor like Photoshop CC, but they’re all great at what they do…

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The Science Behind Fonts (And How They Make You Feel)

Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.

I’ve noticed how seemingly small things like font and the spacing between letters can impact how I feel when reading online.

The right font choice along with the absence of sidebars and popups makes everything feel easier and better to read.

Websites like Medium, Signal vs. Noise, and Zen Habits are like yoga studios for content. Their presentation of content puts me at peace while reading, allowing me to fully focus on the stories without distraction.

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How to Create Clothing Zipper in Adobe Illustrator – Part 1 – Astute Graphics

In this tutorial we will learn how to make accurate vector constructions using Arc start-end direction Tool (SubScribe plug-in), Dynamic Corners Tool (VectorScribe plug-in), Dynamic Shapes Tool (VectorScribe plug-in), Line tangent to two paths Tool (SubScribe plug-in), PathScribe Tool (VectorScribe plug-in), Snap to Collisions Tool and Rotate At Collision Tool (ColliderScribe plug-in). Such an arsenal of wonderful tools provides us with complete control and comfort while creating Clothing Zipper. Have fun learning our new Adobe illustrator tutorial!

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2013 Holiday Gift Ideas for Designers and Artists | Photoshop Tutorials

We all get a little stuck picking presents for friends. A great gift should be one that is both creative and useful. Find out what to get designers and artists for Christmas this year with this list of twenty great gift ideas and one terrible one you must avoid.

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Five Best Photoshop Alternatives

Adobe Photoshop is the market leader when it comes to photo retouching, image editing, or even creating new images from scratch. However, for most people\’s uses, it may just be too many features to wade through, too much money to spend, or too complicated to use. Thankfully, there are plenty of powerful alternatives that also have tons of features. Here\’s a look at five of the best.

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