Digital clutter keeps too many photographers, designers and other pros from quickly finding their photos. It’s the modern-day…
The UX pros claim that stock photos can become huge space-eaters on your website or social networks. This statement is somehow backed up by the eye-tracking research results, presented by Dr. Jakob Nielsen, saying that irrelevant, unnatural, and low-quality images don’t contribute to make your message clear and attractive, as users usually ignore them. How does one avoid these possible consequences? Is it actually possible to improve the overall user experience of a website, using stock photos? Let’s do a little digging.
It’s a great time to be a photographer. Technology has come so far, leading us to full-blown cameras that fit into our pockets (and, by the way, make phone calls and surf the web too!). Billions of photos are snapped everyday, shared and enjoyed by a global audience that’s almost insatiable. Software tools - AKA the “digital darkroom” - are more powerful than ever and let us tap into our inner artist with ease of a few clicks.
In our previous post, we covered one of the essential skills for photographers - how to remove a color cast. Today we’re looking at another skill that will come in handy if you have unwanted objects in your photographs. Removing objects is a lot easier than it seems. Here’s how to do it in 9 easy steps.