How To Remove Anything From a Photo Using Photoshop

In this episode from PHLearn Photoshop and Photography Tutorials, PHLearn will show you the techniques on how to remove anything from a photo using Photoshop. The trick is to use selection tools. In the tutorial video, PHLearn will try to remove the trashcan and street sign behind a lamp post and a stone seat. To remove objects from the background, make a selection that keeps that lamp post and stone seat from being affected. Using the Pen Tool will do the trick.

Another essential tool in this tutorial is the clone stamp tool. After you’ve made a selection use the clone stamp tool to duplicate the sampled area and fill in the gaps that went missing after you get rid of the trash can and street lamp.

 

Build a Joomla Website in 1 Hour [Video]

Joomla is a CMS tool that  is fast, safe and easy to edit. Joomla uses powerful editors that will make a person think that he/she is using a word processing software when in fact, he has already created a website. It has a powerful menu creation tool which Joomla is known for and a hackable core that can be changed by anyone with PHP experience. And because it is well-written and well-documented, anyone can hack Joomla’s core without problems.

Joomla, like WordPress is open source. Which means anyone can modify the software to suite their needs without any royalty fees or restrictions.

Interested in building a website using Joomla? Here’s a 1 hour video tutorial.

The Psychology of Colors [Infographic]

One of the challenges graphic and web designers face is the use of colors in their designs. Colors affect the mood, personality, and how a particular brand or product is conveyed. This infographic explains the psychology of color and looks at some of the common associations of different colors. This also shows the importance of colors to consumers and its characteristics to the many different individual colors.

Colors not just present the brand or design to its customers but it also triggers psychological cues like emotions, moods and feelings. Whether you are a designer or consuming, the power of psychology can help you make better decisions.

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Infographic by WebpageFX

The Evolution of Photoshop [Infographic]

Photoshop, a popular image editing tool started in 1987 when Thomas Knoll, a PhD student at the University of Michigan began writing a program on his Macintosh Plus to display grayscale images on a monochrome display. This program is called Display who later on renamed to ImagePro then Photoshop.

Photoshop does magic in images that isn’t possible with processed images. It makes image editing easy that is why developers and even photographers love to use this tool. If you’ve been using Photoshop for years then you might be interested on how this revolutionary image editing software was developed and how it all began.

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Source: http://www.photoshoplady.com/the-evolution-of-photoshop-infographic/

Why Use Responsive WordPress [Infographics]

Nowadays, the internet is not just limited to desktop computers are mobile phones are now even smarter than desktops computers. With that in mind, most users rely on their mobile phones to search for something in Google or browse Facebook from time to time. This is why you need a responsive WordPress website design.

A responsive website adapts its design to any screen resolution may it be the smallest mobile phone or a large screen. It retains your website’s original look regardless of the screen size; thus less confusion to your customers and a more user-friendly interface.

Here’s an infographic explaining why you need a responsive WordPress website:

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Source: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/129830401731731538/

Joomla Vs WordPress [Infographic]

Joomla is an award-winning Content Management System while WordPress is one of the most use CMS that powers nearly 21% of the websites. WordPress is easy to install and configure which makes it readily accessible to everyone – even those without prior experience in websites can install and configure WordPress. Joomla, on the other hand is backed by a strong community to help beginners and experts alike to learn and understand the concepts of principles of Joomla.

 

Usually, WordPress is used for blogs and websites while Joomla is best known for creating e-commerce websites. In this post, visual.ly compares Joomla over WordPress.

Which one is the best? Find out in this infographic:

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The Cost of Poor Web Performance [Infographic]

Now that you’ve created your a beautiful website, you are certain that it will be able to generate the traffic that you deserve. However, after a few months nobody has ever visited your site. If there has been any visitors, you noticed that they only land for a few seconds and leave immediately.

You know your website is a work of art – a masterpiece, your friends even envy your work. What seems to be missing?

Aside from style, function and site speed is also a main contributing factor of an effective website. Slow loading sites aren’t just a major annoyance, but they also burden your site’s traffic and conversion – turning off your visitors and leaving a bad reputation to your brand.

Here’s an inforgraphic showing you the cost of poor web performance:

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WordPress Versus Joomla [Infographic]

WordPress is an open source Content Management System. It is basically a user-friendly blog system but it can be used as a regular site that even if you don’t have any knowledge in HTML , you can manage a site on your own. What is great about WordPRess is that you can add plenty of functionalities in your site through plugins.

Joomla is also an open source CMS that is aimed at creating a community or a network with membership areas, forums, articles, newsroom etc. Joomla gives you a lot of power as you have plenty of options to customize. If you want to learn Joomla fast, you have to dig in to reading a book.

Here’s an infographic describing the difference between WordPress and Joomla:

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What is Drupal? [Infographic]

Drupal is a highly developed Content Management System (CMS). With this tool, anyone can build a website from scratch, even those without any technical know-how. Unlike its predecessor, WordPress, Drupal is known to power most business and government sites because it is more secured, management is better, has better SEO, CRO and web analytics is much easier to control.  Unlike WordPress, Drupal has free eCommerce platform with free plugins and modules.

Drupal is highly extensible, it can adapt to the changing needs of websites through integration of third-party systems, functionality, and feature enhancements.

Here’s an infographic about Drupal and the questions about it that we are shy to ask:

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What if Your WordPress Gets Hacked? [Infographic]

WordPress is the most popular CMS platform in the market. As of March 2012, WordPress powers about 72.4 million websites around the word. With that in mind, it is no surprise that your WordPress site can be hacked if you are not careful. This Inforgrapic explain why  WordPress gets hacked, what do hackers want in a WordPress site, and how much money you have to spend to recover your hacked blog.

To prevent being hacked, don’t forget to do a website backup regularly, keep your WordPress updated, use a strong password, and most of all, use your common sense.

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