HOLIDAY-WALLPAPER-BLOG-POST Happy Holidays from Nicole's Classes! I created these free, fun & festive holiday screensavers and phone backgrounds for you! And if you're feeling especially industrious, it would make an adorable background for a holiday party invite!
Today I wanted to share one of my favorite easy lighting setups I used for a collaboration with Naomi that maximizes contrast and gives an image that added punch. Getting strong contrast comes from a stronger light source. Outside, it's the sun. In the studio, it's a strobe without much (or any) diffusion. This lighting setup is similar to on-camera flash, but is more flattering because the light is slightly higher than the subject's face. If you don't have a strobe unit, you can easily use the flash off-camera with the appropriate accessories. Naomi's pictures were shot at home, and so were mine seen in this tutorial. It took only a 7' x 4' amount of space (my small kitchen nook), and I even propped the background boards up on the chair I was sitting on. The close distance of my body to the board also helped strongly illuminate the background since I was only using one light. Get Punchy Light with One Light
DesktopImage_December_JordanBlaser It's the beginning of December, which means it's time for you to deck the halls of your tech with new holiday themed desktop and mobile backgrounds! We have 6 new designs for you after the jump!
Tuesday_insta_560 Today is the last day of our daily deals... if you missed our previous sales this weekend, then this is your last chance to save at Nicole's Classes this holiday season! We've held a different percentage promo every day and today is Last Chance Tuesday! All items in our store are now 10% off! When you enter the promo code LASTTUESDAY at checkout (and you do have to enter it!): – All online classes will be just $112.50 (regularly $125) and $292.50 (regularly $325)! – All denominations of gift certificates will be 10% off! – Our textbooks are just $9+ shipping (regularly $10 for Photoshop 101) and $36+ shipping (regularly $40 for Photo 101)! If you've missed our other sales (and we're really sorry if you did!), Last Chance Tuesday is truly your last chance to save this holiday season! Happy Last Chance Tuesday everyone!
Monday_insta_560 If you missed our previous sales this weekend, you still have time to save at Nicole's Classes! We've held a different percentage promo every day and today is Cyber Monday! All items in our store are now 20% off! When you enter the promo code CYBERMONDAY at checkout (and you do have to enter it!): – All online classes will be just $100 (regularly $125) and $260 (regularly $325)! – All denominations of gift certificates will be 20% off! – Our textbooks are just $8+ shipping (regularly $10 for Photoshop 101) and $32+ shipping (regularly $40 for Photo 101)! If you've missed our other daily deals (and we're sorry if you did!), there's still time for you to save on your entire purchase. Don't miss out yet again -- load up that cart and save 20%! Happy Cyber Monday everyone!
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