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Friday: October 30, 2009

Everyday Halloween horror through the horrible eye of Photoshop.Everyday Halloween horror through the horrible eye of Photoshop.

Some classic scary movie monsters and characters placed in settings that you'd least expect to find them. Now let's put a smile on that face, Forrest.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:56 AM | Tags (6) | friday | funny | horror | manipulation | movies | photoshop |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 57 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 29, 2009

Eight brilliant examples of drinking straw art for you to gawk at.Eight brilliant examples of drinking straw art for you to gawk at.

Yes, it turns out that your drinking straws are a creative masterpiece just waiting to happen. Are you still using your straws for just drinking liquids? Live in the now.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 7:57 AM | Tags (7) | art | artsy | gallery | neat | photos | straws | webecoist |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 106 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 28, 2009

Liquid assets through the watery eye of Photoshop.Liquid assets through the watery eye of Photoshop.

There are some amazing displays of Photoshop effects used in this particular Worth1000 contest.  Some of the entries may cause a strong desire to go watch The Abyss again but maybe that's just me.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:44 AM | Tags (5) | liquid | assets | photoshop | worth1000 | manipulation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 26, 2009

Some early prototypes of famous products through the eye of Photoshop.Some early prototypes of famous products through the eye of Photoshop.

I'm sure the Wright Brothers would have been pleased to know their hard work in the aerodynamics field was solved via giant balloons.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 8:00 AM | Tags (6) | photoshop | prototypes | manipulation | worth1000 | early | design |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 123 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 20, 2009

Literal depictions of movie titles through glamorous the eye of Photoshop.Literal depictions of movie titles through glamorous the eye of Photoshop.

Be warned, although most of these entries are cute - some of them may be a little bit on the disturbing side (depending on your sense of humor).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 11:43 AM | Tags (6) | photoshop | movies | titles | depiction | worth1000 | manipulation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 73 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 19, 2009

A gellery of ten cars that were ahead of their time.A gellery of ten cars that were ahead of their time.

...featured several industry firsts, including seat belts, a third headlight that turned with the wheels, a perimeter frame with integrated roll-bar crash protection and a hemispherical combustion engine. It also was remarkably aerodynamic.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:58 AM | Tags (7) | autos | cars | gallery | photos | time | tucker | wired |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A handy writeup on the do's and don'ts of Photoshop retouching.A handy writeup on the do's and don'ts of Photoshop retouching.

Follow these well-written collection of tips to avoid being the Mr. Bungle of Photoshop around your home or office. No, the clone stamp can't fix everything.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:49 AM | Tags (9) | brush | clone | depot | donts | dos | photoshop | retouching | tutorial | webdesigner |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 52 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 16, 2009

A gallery of huge holes in the Earth as seen from space.A gallery of huge holes in the Earth as seen from space.

If you happen to be big fan of looking at holes in the Earth that we as a species made then you'll probably enjoy the other holes that we as a species did not make.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 4:55 PM | Tags (7) | earth | space | holes | mines | wired | gallery | photos |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Twenty-five clever costume ideas for Halloween.Twenty-five clever costume ideas for Halloween.

For me, the Beaker costume is a personal favorite (meep meep). Although the 'Dinosaur with Prisoner' comes in at a close second. Wow. Bonus link: Beaker's momentous performance of Ode to Joy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 7:54 AM | Tags (8) | beaker | dinosaur | clever | costumes | fun | halloween | photos | odetojoy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1008 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A handy tutorial on how to make your very own fisheye lens.A handy tutorial on how to make your very own fisheye lens.

Another title for this tutorial would have been 'a guide to recycling broken SLR lenses for use with your digicam' (not that there's anything wrong with that). Now excuse me while I scour eBay for a box of broken SLR lenses.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:38 AM | Tags (9) | artsy. tutorial | ebay | fisheye | instructables | lens | lenses | photography | photos | slr |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 14, 2009

A gallery of robotic dorks through the bullying eye of Photoshop.A gallery of robotic dorks through the bullying eye of Photoshop.

An interestingly-themed contest regarding the not-to-distant future of robotic losers. Plus, it's always good to start your morning with a little bit of Worth1000.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:27 AM | Tags (8) | worth1000 | photoshop | manipulation | robots | dorks | geeks | nerds | bullies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 13, 2009

Giant blobs of sea mucus apparently on the rise. Swim for the hills!Giant blobs of sea mucus apparently on the rise. Swim for the hills!

National Geographic even has a video of the said mucus blobs in action.  Some of these oversized blobs are home to many lovely bacteria and various virii.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 2:47 PM | Tags (10) | bacteria | huge | mass | mucus | natgeo | photos | sea | strange | virii | virus |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 7, 2009

FIfteen nifty pizza cutters for you to gawk at.FIfteen nifty pizza cutters for you to gawk at.

You're haven't sliced your pizza properly until you've tried a Pizza Pro 3000.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 7:34 AM | Tags (5) | pizza | cutters | photos | nifty | fun |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 6, 2009

Edible architecture through the hungry eye of Photoshop.Edible architecture through the hungry eye of Photoshop.

Another delicious contest from the newly redesigned Worth1000.com website. Take a tour of their new 3.0 digs.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 8:05 AM | Tags (7) | architecture | contest | edible | food | manipulation | photoshop | worth1000 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 1, 2009

Vintage products through the non-vintage eye of Photoshop.Vintage products through the non-vintage eye of Photoshop.

Zack Morris would've snapped up one of these phones in under a minute.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:45 AM | Tags (5) | photoshop | manipulation | worth1000 | vintage | products |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 49 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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