Archive for December, 2014

Choosing a File Format and Saving Files in Photoshop

Choosing a File Format and Saving Files in Photoshop

Obviously, knowing how to effectively save your document is an important part of using Photoshop. Photoshop gives you the option to both ‘Save' and ‘Save As', just like you would use in most other programs. Both of these options are listed under the ‘File' menu. It would be preferable to […]

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What a Feature Story Writer Should Consider before Writing the News

What a Feature Story Writer Should Consider before Writing the News

A feature writer who relies on their editor for story ideas will rarely be given the juiciest assignments; they are also handing over control of a vital part of their job to a busy person who, in all likelihood, is not unduly worried about the feature writer's wellbeing. Why put […]

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Top 5 Safety Driving Habits to Avoid an 18 Wheeler Accident

Top 5 Safety Driving Habits to Avoid an 18 Wheeler Accident

It is never an easy task to drive an 18 wheeler. It is difficult to control. And in roads fraught with excessive traffic, there is every chance of an accident. With the 18-wheelers being extremely heavy, the impacts of these accidents are severe in most of the times. These can […]

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How to Choose a Good Nutritional Supplement to Lose Weight

How to Choose a Good Nutritional Supplement to Lose Weight

The hottest trend to help lose weight is nutritional supplements, but there are so many on the market. So which one do you choose for you? Do you choose the brand name, or do you pick one with the celebrity on the front of the packaging? Here are some tips […]

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How do I Improve My SEO?

How do I Improve My SEO?

For business owners who rely on online sales for all, most, or even some of their total profits, ranking high in search engines is an important part of overall success. After all, if your customers can’t find you, how can they purchase your products? Word of mouth only goes so […]

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NEWS VALUES: Do News Values Apply to Feature Stories?

NEWS VALUES: Do News Values Apply to Feature Stories?

Do news values apply to feature stories? Mostly. It is important to understand that news and features are not different worlds but different approaches to the same world. The eight most commonly identified news values—impact, relevance, proximity, prominence, timeliness, conflict, currency and the unusual—are just that, values. News does not […]

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Working with Tabbed Windows and Combining Images in Photoshop

Working with Tabbed Windows and Combining Images in Photoshop

Let's say that the image you are working with needs to be resized. You can do this by clicking on ‘Image' followed by ‘Image Size'. When you do, a window will appear that contains a number of sizing options. This window is shown in the screenshot above. As you can […]

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Understanding Document Settings in Photoshop

Understanding Document Settings in Photoshop

Creating a new document in Photoshop is a pretty straightforward process. All you need to do is click on ‘File', choose ‘New', and some options will appear. These options are shown in the screenshot above. One of the first options available is the option to change your width. Let's say […]

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Survive the Holidays and Stay Beautiful

Survive the Holidays and Stay Beautiful

We all look forward to the holiday season when we get together with our family and friends to celebrate Christmas and New Year's Eve. With all celebrations, there are often dozens of beauty hazards to deal with - weight gain, stress, lack of sleep and cold weather are just some […]

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Simple but Wonderful Home Decorating Ideas for New Year's Eve

Simple but Wonderful Home Decorating Ideas for New Year's Eve

A beautiful home is something to crave for, especially on New Year's Eve, when you are getting ready to venture into a new year of your life. This is a special occasion without any doubt, and your home should look and feel special as well on this occasion. Many people […]

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Most Common Items to Refresh Your Living Room

Most Common Items to Refresh Your Living Room

Do you feel bored and dissatisfied? This annoying winter is keeping you locked up in your home for weeks now, you have read all of your books, watched all the movies and The Big Bang Theory has just reached the season finale, and you are tired of that room you […]

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How to Care for Your Pets after Vet Surgery

How to Care for Your Pets after Vet Surgery

Those who have a lovely pet animal in their lives truly understand the old adage ‘a house is not a home without a pet'. It is true that you have been taking good care of your pet, but there are still chances that your pet will need surgery to recover […]

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