List of 109 Absolutely Free Photo Sites

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The one thing we learned when creating design materials is the need to find some good or great images. Searching the web is time-consuming, so we put together a list of the site that had free (a tiny percent have both free and pay and are indicated) to help make the search easier. Now we keep the 109 Photo Sites …

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50 Tumblr Posts Award

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We have received the 50 Tumblr posts award and are working towards our 100th post. I know it may not seem like much, but any social presence will help us grow. that continued growth gives us more information to present to our great viewers. As we look forward to that growth we will continue to bring great information and help …

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10 Awesome Design Tools for 2016

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2016 is a promising year for new development and apps. There are a slew of new ones on a daily basis. so, how do you know which ones are the best? A recent design tools survey conducted by Khoi Vinh, one of Fast Company’s “fifty most influential designers in America”, shows that Photoshop is slowly losing its popularity among designers. Answers …

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Happy New Year to all our visitors and members. 2015 was a good year for The Creative Tablet. We started some new things like Podcast Radio (now with interviews of artists and designers) and Freelancing PDF’s (out in 2016) along with other new things to be announced in the beginning of 2016. We hope 2016 brings everyone peace, happiness and …

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Don’t Miss New Upcoming Projects for 2016

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2016 is almost upon us and we are getting some new projects moving forward for the new year and wanted to let you know about them ahead of time. We have started new “Freelance Interviews Podcast” of artists and designers. So, watch our podcasting page for those interviews. Click Here to hear our other podcasts. and, if you know anyone …

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23 Christmas and Hanukkah Gifts for Designer’s and Writer’s

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Christmas shopping is upon us and we are rushing to find gifts for friends and family. Well we found this article that should help designer’s and writer’s that are looking for gifts for fellow workers, clients and friends for the holidays.       By  Sharon McElwee  From Photoshop throw pillows to the newest tools of the trade, our 2015 gift guide …

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We have just finished creating a new Christmas header (look above). It took a couple of hours, some images and Photoshop work, but it came out great. This is the time of year when everyone has an opinion on the correct words for the season. We feel the politically correct police might come and give us a ticket for not …

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Food Photography – The Pro’s Guide


From foodies to top chefs, the culinary culture is a trend that’s here to stay. And, riding on its tails has been a massive opportunity for professional photographers. Unlike ever before, magazines, restaurants, bars, bloggers, artisanal producers, and recipe sites are craving top notch food imagery from skilled food photographers. In The Professional’s Guide to Food Photography, read in-depth interviews …

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Disney Studios 92 Anniversary Video

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Disney Studios 92 Anniversary Video. We all remember the Disney movies that probably got our art and design careers moving forward. The characters and animation was the basis of me getting into advertising and design. Walt Disney had a way of getting you to really believe and feel that the characters were real. Today I look back at the type …

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