Let's have some fun this week -- it's October and time for Halloween! Aside from our Halloween stuff, we have some interesting intelligence that could get some thoughts going, and a quick peek at a new iPhone photo feature or bug! Happy autumn!
- Why the iPhone 7 Has to Simulate a Shallow Depth of Field
- A designer’s tales: Role of graphic design in society
- iPhone Stand For Business, Trade-Shows And Events
- Searching for Plagiarism Checkers
BOO . . . halloween is here
Here's a cute set of free Halloween vector icons that you might like. You can use this as logo icons, stickers, greeting card or turn it into a patterns. Comes handy in fully editable AI and Sketch format, so you can customize and resize it the way you want.
This is the fine work of Salinee Pimpakun -- and when you arrive at her Behance portfolio you'll find a bunch of other projects and icon sets.Salinee is from Bangkok, Thailand
Salinee Pimpakun -- UX/UI, Web Designer, Graphic Designer --Dezainwerkz
Here's a better look . . .
NEED TO SCARE UP SOME NEW FONTS?
Dig up some wildly creative font styles that make any Halloween-inspired project a hit! This commercial use font collection now includes 45 original fonts in OpenType font format, and can be used for any personal AND business project.
FREE HALLOWEEN FONTS . . . and more !
Why the iPhone 7 Has to Simulate a Shallow Depth of Field
Why do the new iPhone 7 phones have to simulate a shallow depth of field? The short answer: physics.
Most photographers know that creating a shallow depth of field (DOF) is usually as easy as using a big aperture (of course, using a longer focal length helps). Even a 35mm lens on a full frame sensor at f/1.4 can still create a relatively shallow DOF with a close subject.
petapixel.com ~ Allen Murabayashi
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A designer’s tales: Role of graphic design in society
Graphic design is very often confused with DTP (Desktop Publishing) and that is one of the main reasons why a real professional graphic designer very rarely gets his due.
Distinguishing between what is design and what is not is Bina Nayak, who will speak about the same at the talk today
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iPhone Stand For Business, Trade-Shows And Events
A little creativity goes a long way, and if you're a graphic designer, you can probably dream up a dozen ways you could use these to promote your business or broker to your clients to promote theirs! And if you know a fab shop or signmaking department with a CnC machine and a laser burner, you could make these yourself for an eighth of what these cost -- and sell to your clients! Or, better yet -- find out if they have a to-the-trade discount / commission! Just sayin'!
Smartphone Coasters are 4 1/2" circular clear acrylic discs with non-skid clear bumpers. The center slot is large enough to hold all Smartphones and is designed to work with most cases.
Company name or logo can be engraved on the clear acrylic surface, ensuring the most prominent position. Minimum orders for custom logos start as low as 75 units with prices ranging from $5.95 to $4.95 (USD) each depending on quantity.
Cool phone holders from New Gadgets dot com
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Searching for Plagiarism Checkers
Ella Garcia, Creative writer, editor, tutor had the best answer, she writes :
I’ve tried many different plagiarism checkers free and paid and decided that better to pay some money, but have the result I need. But here’s the list of good free checkers
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Free Online Plagiarism Checker Reviews for Everyone
Plagiarism Detector with Free Checks and Reports
Plagiarism Checker Freeware to Avoid Plagiarism
The last one was launched just recently to my favorite plagiarism software it’s accurate and simple.
Ella Garcia : Writer, Editor, sleuth!
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