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Thor – The god of thunder in 30 graphic inspirations

Who doesn’t like mythology? How about a mythological character turned into a comic book super hero? And what if the comic book super hero was given a life on the BIG screen? This summer we will be seeing more than one comic book super hero turn to live action, starting with “Thor”, god of thunder… Read This »


How to create a cool pinwheel in Photoshop

For the first part of the year 2011, I would like to thank each and everyone of my friends and regular readers who drop by here every now and then to check out what’s new at prodigalconcepts.com and I wish you all good things this year and please continue to support my site and help… Read This »


Interview: Travel photographer Ken Kaminesky

Paris-L'Ombre-de-Notre-Dame by Ken Kaminesky

An old adage goes, “Experience is the best teacher, and travelling is a great experience” combine this with an artistic eye to see ordinary things at a different light, some killer photography skills, a little knack at post production edits without fear or remorse using the latest computer software available and you will have a… Read This »


How to recreate a digital bokeh effect “a la” abduzeedo in Photoshop

In photography, bokeh (pronounced /boʊˈkeɪ/) is the blur, or the aesthetic quality of the blur, in out-of-focus areas of an image, or “the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light.” – Wikipedia A few days ago, a friend of mine asked me if I know bokeh. And thinking he meant the photograph effect of… Read This »


Fancy baby photography by Anne Geddes and more

My wife Grax and I have been waiting everyday for our first baby to arrive. Ever since our doctor informed us that D-day (delivery day) should be anytime soon. And with all the excitement surrounding the preparations we did for Iñigo’s arrival my regular posting had to suffer and be put aside. But as we… Read This »


Awesome fantasy photo manipulations from Ian Jasper Reyes

Photo manipulations is an art within an art. A designer takes a group of sometimes mediocre stock images and breathes new life into it to create something surreal, an almost magical scene that are usually found only in the artists distorted dreams. A good photo manipulation can easily teleport you to a place or a… Read This »


10+ free font resource websites

Every designer knows that getting the right typeface is an important element to consider when creating an effective user interface design. Fonts, type or typefaces are often overlooked in providing visitors a unique user experience while they navigate your site from page to page. Websites using the right type can communicate better with their visitors,… Read This »


Create a cute Twitter bird iCon in Photoshop

Twitter is such a powerful social networking and micro blogging service. It gives users the ability to reach out to a large audience with only a few line of text, which is why it’s a very popular tool with bloggers and especially online entrepreneurs because they are able to drive a lot of traffic to… Read This »


Annie Leibovitz and the Disney Dream Portraits

Rachel Weisz as Snow White

Who doesn’t read magazines, fashion, entertainment or music magazines we all love to browse through them and read the articles, but how does a magazine catch your attention? It gets you with the cover of course. Annie Leibovitz began her career working as a staff photographer for the then newly launched Rolling Stone magazine in… Read This »


Inspiration: Fish House by Guz Architects, Singapore

Whenever design meets functionality the result can always be a mixture of jaw dropping sensation with a mind boggling experience, strictly in that order. I saw this posted on Abduzeedo about a month ago and I just couldn’t keep my eyes off of it. The geniuses behind this structural phenomenon are the team from Guz… Read This »

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