Vector blueprints for car lettering

Comments (2) March 7, 2012, Author: Martin Vlčko, Categories: Tips & tricks, Tutorials
dodge-caliber-dodge-caliber-pixmac-picture-46755933 Do you want to put advertising on your company car to make your company really stand out in public? To make sure that your graphic stickers are correctly structured, be sure to use a vector drawing that will help guarantee perfect car lettering accuracy. Ford Ford Transit Ford Mondeo Ford Focus More blueprints of Ford Chevrolet Chevrolet Tahoe Chevrolet Camaro Chevrolet Corvette More blueprints of Chevrolet Dodge Dodge Ram Dodge Caliber Dodge Avenger More blueprints of Dodge Trucks MAN TGX Mercedes Actros DAF 65/75/85 [...] Read more »

Enhancing Microstock with Photoshop Plugins – the ‘PluginGalaxy’

Comments (0) May 10, 2011, Author: Lucie Navrátilová, Categories: Tips & tricks, Tutorials
Pixmac000070113523_PluginGalaxy The third Photoshop plugin we are showcasing from our friends at The PluginSite is the super cool ‘PluginGalaxy’ which  contains 7 effect groups, 160 image effects, 400+ presets and much more. (images are for illustration purposes only,  are from the Pixmac collection and subject to full copyright (c) from their original owners) : Read more »

Enhancing Microstock with Photoshop Plugins – the ‘ContrastMaster’

Comments (0) April 27, 2011, Author: simon, Categories: Showcase, Tips & tricks, Tutorials
Pixmac000059125051_ContrastMaster Looking at our second Photoshop plugin from our friends at the Plugin Site – we’ve put together some examples of the ‘ContrastMaster’ at work. It can add some striking definition to already cool images  (images are for illustration purposes only,  are from the Pixmac collection and subject to full copyright (c) from their original owners): Read more »

Pixmac’s Top 10 Tips for Searching and Finding Photos

Comments (0) April 12, 2011, Author: simon, Categories: Articles about Pixmac, The 10 most beautiful..., Tips & tricks, Tutorials, Usability
Visual similar search tool Do you search for stock photography on a regular basis or even just on the odd occasion?  Pixmac presents our Top 10 Tips to help you find what you are looking for – fast and on budget, thereby saving money and time. Who couldn’t use more of both? 1. Use ‘Search For Similar Images’ If the stock photography site you are using doesn’t have Visual Similarity Search – ditch it in the garbage! Why use this? It gives you more creative [...] Read more »

Enhancing Microstock with Photoshop Plugins – the ‘B/W Styler’

Comments (0) March 30, 2011, Author: Lucie Navrátilová, Categories: Design, Showcase, Tips & tricks, Tutorials
Pixmac000053258131_BWStyler Photoshop ‘Plugins’ can be a cool way to enhace microstock photography. We are showcasing a few from our friends at The PluginSite. There are 5 we are showcasing….. the first is the neat ‘B/W Styler’ Plugin. Images are for illustration purposes only, and are from the Pixmac collection and subject to full copyright (c) from their original owners: Read more »

Julien Tromeur – 3D Illustrator and All Round Good Egg

Comments (0) March 24, 2011, Author: simon, Categories: Interview, Tips & tricks, Tutorials
000075508199 I’d like to introduce Julien Tromeur. He’s one of my favourite illustrators based in Paris. He is new to Pixmac in terms of directly submitting content  and you can see his collection here http://pixm.ac/aaamm.  So we asked him a few questions to see what he is made out of… How did you end up getting into microstock illustrations and what are the things you like about it? “I actually worked as a graphic artist and made product design, marketing animations, [...] Read more »

Pixmac’s collection of car and truck ‘blueprints’

Comments (0) January 18, 2011, Author: simon, Categories: Showcase, Tips & tricks, Tutorials
Check out our collection of 4,500 car and truck ‘blueprints’ BMW Mini Cooper BMW X6 Read more »

Pixmac’s top 10 New Year’s Resolutions

Comments (1) January 1, 2011, Author: simon, Categories: General news, Tips & tricks, Tutorials
1. Spend more time with Family & Friends 2. Fit in Fitness 3. Tame the Bulge 4. Quit Smoking Read more »

New Simplified ‘Purchase Credits Page’ at www.pixmac.com – easy peasy lemony squeezy!

Comments (0) December 9, 2010, Author: simon, Categories: Articles about Pixmac, Tutorials
Pixmac have  just introduced our new Purchase Credits Page – even easier and simpler than before! It’s so simple even your great grandmother could buy credits (unless she just wanted a single image…which is just as easy as well – she wouldn’t even have to register!). The main problem now is which of the 12 million images do you buy? Read more »

Image formats at Pixmac: what do we offer and how do you work with them?

Comments (1) October 4, 2010, Author: Lucie Navrátilová, Categories: General news, Showcase, Tips & tricks, Tutorials
There are two standard formats of images: Raster and Vector. Let’s describe them both. Raster graphics consists of picture elements, also called pixels. We can imagine it as a grid of dots, and every dot has its own colour. A basic image can be made by 4 dots only, as you can see in the following image. If the amount of dots is sufficient and they are small enough, our eye percieves them as a continuous image. Such a picture [...] Read more »