Trimage Image Compressor is an open source tool for optimizing PNG and JPEG files. If you use Yahoo! Smush.it, then you should try Trimage Image Compressor. One major advantage of using Trimage Image Compressor over Yahoo! Smush.it is it’s not an online tool, you don’t have to go online for optimizing your images.
Colors on your shirt will fade by washing. It’s easy to make it vivid again on the photo by increasing its saturation level using a photo editing program. This trick work on most clothes and similar materials. Most photo retouching software has the tools to let you select certain area and adjust its saturation level. Saturation level controls the colorfulness of the color relative to its own brightness. Increasing the saturation level will make it […]
Image optimizing is a good thing every web designer should do. It will make the image load faster and save bandwidth. There are many tools available to perform this task, the free and perhaps the easiest one is Smush.it.
Finding a photo from the web for your design project is easy. But you cannot simply download and use it, most of them are copyrighted. Some are free but with restrictions. The least restricted free images you can find are those in the public domain. What is the Public Domain?
A seam is a line formed by sewing together pieces of cloth. A seamless image or some may call it tileable background, can be repeated without any seam being visible because the edges of the image blend well. This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to create a seamless background. Such images are good for use as backgrounds or textures in 2D scrolling games and 3D rendering.
Adobe Photoshop is a great graphics/photo editing program but it is expensive. Most people especially freelancers like me aren’t able to afford it. Luckily I found GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program), it’s open source software free for personal and commercial use. I’ve been looking for and trying to use many graphics editing programs for years, but now I will stick to GIMP. Because it’s really has some good reasons to love it.