Can professional photographers survive in this Instagram age? How does it affect what designers get to use when photography budgets are wafer slim and the quality of images is generic and poor?
The online experience (and expectation) is becoming more and more about getting “exactly” what you want, and not what you could buy as is from a store.
Take a moment to watch a short but thorough overview of what the Surrey Women's Centre SMART program does and why it matters.
Maybe the real message is that content and creativity has always been key, but the new challenge is coming up with images that can impart a fresh perspective to a world of jaded eyes.
I’ve been a fan of Vivian Maier since her photos were first published…. which isn’t actually all that long ago, despite the photos themselves dating from the late 40’s to the late 90’s…. and having passed away before any of her photos were ever shown.
But in our free time, we just might be caught playing these addictive design-inspired interactive games.
You just have to be open to stopping for a second, getting off your phone, looking up to enjoy it. Creativity and inspiration can be found in the strangest places.
My first reaction to watching the new Pantene ad (before even finishing) was to be skeptical of an ad for a beauty product trying to achieve cred as an “issues” company, ultimately to garner more sales.
Undoubtedly it's becoming harder and harder to come up with completely original concepts in a world where we are exposed to creative from around the world.
I’m not naive, I know Lululemon is using inspirational messaging to sell pants, but certainly not by putting people down. They know their target demographic “gets” that the inspirational messaging is meant to be… inspirational. Things to aspire to.