On the Couch with Damian from DesignersCouch.org

Comments (0) June 13, 2011, Author: simon, Categories: Design, Interview
Damian DesignersCouch is one of my favourtite resources for today’s savvy designers. So I interviewed Damian Mandray it’s founder to find out more about the ethos behind the website….. Tell us a bit about yourself, where you are based, and how DesignersCouch came about? I’m a designer from Guyana, lived in Toronto for 5 years and now I’m based in the USA. I’m not based in any specific location, I’m quite nomadic right now travelling around the US looking for my [...] Read more »

Check out May’s Winner and Entries for Graphics.com’s Pixmac Design Challenge

Comments (0) June 9, 2011, Author: simon, Categories: Design, Showcase
Flying_together.sized Check out the winner of May’s Graphics.com’s Pixmac Design Challenge using a selection of Pixmac images: To view all the entries click here To enter the June competition – become a member with our friends at Graphics.com and follow these instructions – you could win a 1 month $199 subscription to Pixmac and a cool T-shirt Good luck and let your creative juices flow ! Read more »

Interview with Hugo De Wolf – CEO of Core[pics]

Comments (0) June 6, 2011, Author: simon, Categories: Interview
HUGO Tell me a bit about yourself. I like your name – ‘Hugo de Wolf’ sounds like a 1940′s movie star to me. A ’40′s movie star? Nah. I’d rather spent time behind the camera, than in front of it, although 40′s sounds about right, age wise. An Industrial Design Engineer by experience, and after a side step in New Business Development, I’ve spent the last 5 years as a full time photographer. I’m also a husband and father. I enjoy [...] Read more »

‘Life On White’ Collection Launched on Pixmac – 17,000 Really Cool Animal Pictures

Comments (0) May 30, 2011, Author: simon, Categories: General news
You may have already noticed the fantastic new Life On White collection. Life On White is Eric Isselée and his team and a growing collection with more than 17,000 animal pictures, about 650 different species, and almost all photographed on a white background. Part of the sales revenue is donated to help stop animal exploitation worldwide. Read more »

Pixmac’s Image Total Goes Over 11 million – WOW – Huge selection for our customers!

Comments (1) May 13, 2011, Author: simon, Categories: Articles about Pixmac, General news, Press releases
royalty-free-stock-pictures-news-information-splash-flag-of-belgium-national-symbol-illustration-clipart-wavy-pixmac-65503509 Pixmac’s image total goes over 11 million! More than the population of Belgium! We have everything you need at Pixmac 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 »

The Big Day Has Arrived!

Comments (0) April 29, 2011, Author: simon, Categories: General news
000057592053 Pixmac wish William and Kate the best of health and happiness! Check our Kate and William collection for personal and blog use 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 »

Lisa F. Young: My Love Affair with Microstock Photography

Comments (0) April 25, 2011, Author: Vitezslav Valka, Categories: Interview, Photographer, Showcase
lisa-f-young Lisa F. Young is one of the well known photographers actively participating in discussion forums.  Her collections around various themes sell well in the marketplace  and we’re delighted to welcome her at Pixmac. We’ve already been discussing a number of topics relating to the microstock marketplace and Lisa now adds some of her thoughts around a few more of my probing questions. Read more »

Chris Spooner – King of SpoonGraphics and Line25

Comments (0) April 18, 2011, Author: simon, Categories: Interview
4118893427_ab0629bd07_z I’d like to introduce Chris Spooner of SpoonGraphics and Line25, one of my favourite graphic and web design bloggers… Tell us a bit about yourself and how you ended making SpoonGraphics and Line25 so successful? I’m Chris Spooner, a designer who enjoys creating tutorials and articles to help people out on my blogs. As for how I made them successful? I guess it’s just a case of consistently posting topics that students and veteran designer alike would find useful. Combine [...] Read more »