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Wondering about what the heck back button focus is? Either you have heard the term, a friend has mentioned it or you have just been searching for a way to keep those shots in focus and stumbled on this post. Back Button Focus is geared towards DSLR cameras, not smartphone cameras or happy snappy cameras. Settings will need to be changed in the cameras menu. As it is now, your camera focuses with the half-press of the shutter button. Full-press takes the actual photo (triggers shutter). The problem with this setup can be that each time you snap off...

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Just found some nice patterns over at Not a “texture” per say but close enough. Although if a displacement map was used, yeah you could call it a texture? Hmmm, now this has me thinking about the difference between visual textures and physical material textures?! I will leave it to you to just go there, download the file and give them the...

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Great group to skim through. Boat names, short and sweet. Having lived on a 40ft sailboat myself for over 3 years I have seen some great names. Nowadays they are usually decals, but in the days of old it was much more of a hands on brush, not hands on a mouse, art form. FLICKR FARM: SHIP NAMES &...

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Blotter Art – Trippy Tiles

I came across a great site – Blotter art is the art used on sheets of tiled and perforated paper for ingesting LSD (d-lysergic acid diethylamide). Each tiled piece is a “hit” of LSD. There are some amazing and beautiful designs that have been created throughout the years. Really an inspiration to look at. Blotter Art has become a highly collectible form of art. There are signed additions of famous blotters and such at the site. There are many sites showing examples of this cool art medium, but is a great place to feast your eyes (and...

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