Category: #software

  • Understanding File Formats for Images – Raster vs Vector

      Source: Images play an important role in our lives. Whether you are an educator, working with social media and advertising content or crafting. Understanding the differences with the images you work with is important. The main difference between file formats are raster and vector. Raster images are compiled using pixels, or tiny dots. […]

  • Want to Learn More About Photoshop? Improve Your Abilities With These Amazing Beginner Tutorials

    “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” — J. Lubbock I am one of those people for whom the word retirement is […]

  • Give Your Photos a Vintage Look

    As it has been in the past and always will be — everything old is new again.  While living in the present is the best, there’s no denying our unmistakable attraction to the past.  Songs we sang, clothes we wore, cars we drove, places we frequented continue to hold a special place for us. There […]

  • Image Editing Software and Online Editors

    In 1989, I was working as a journalist for a community newspaper. That meant a job description that went far beyond what it would have at a daily. Not only was I out and about interviewing and attending meetings, but also taking pictures. Back at the office I was not only busy writing and setting […]

  • Free Vector Graphics Editors

    Last summer was a busy one in our family, with a wedding for one daughter and the arrival of a new baby for another.  As a result there were parties and celebrations throughout the season.  Which meant invitations, thank you notes and other similar items were required. Our bride has always been the artsy one […]

  • No Green Thumb Needed to Make Flowers Bloom

    You don’t have to have a green thumb to appreciate flowers.  Their varied hues and textures, their fragrances and their ability to attract equally colourful critters bring a special feeling to summer, making it a vibrant season full of life and vigour. And in the world of images you don’t have to have a green […]

  • Economical Online Image Editing Software Options

    Nothing’s perfect. At least not to everyone. Not the image you find to use in your projects nor the photo you took.  A photographer friend of mine loves to ‘play’ with her pictures, adding text and clipart to them, fading hues or transforming them almost entirely to black and white while adding just a splash […]

  • Affordable Image Editing Software Options

    Regardless of how simple it may be to alter an illustration, it can’t be done without image editing software. Yet, for people starting in small business, or for everyday people working on everyday projects, it’s not always economically feasible, or even worthwhile, to purchase expensive software. Don’t despair, however. There are many online alternatives to […]

  • Basic Info on Vectors

    The fun thing about online graphics is that you don’t have to be able to draw to create wonderful projects with images.  However, if you do want to play a bit, there’s one format that allows you to alter the image you like into the image you love. Rather than being made up of pixels, […]