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Tips for Taking Perfect Pet Portraits on Your Phone

Tips for Taking Perfect Pet Portraits on Your Phone

We’ll walk you through some tips and tricks to mastering photos of your animal companion, while using nothing more than your phone. 

5 Tips for Recording Great Voiceovers

Professional-sounding audio is more than picking the right mic. Here are a few tips for great-sounding voiceovers in everyday environments.

How to Make Your Own Instagram Highlight Covers

Share inspiration and keep your Instagram followers engaged with this easy guide to custom Instagram highlights covers.

Creative Ideas for Getting More Podcast Subscribers

Creative Ideas for Getting More Subscribers for Your Podcast

Try these straightforward, creative tips and tricks to increase awareness of your podcast and grow your audience.

3D Modeling Part 3: Big Shapes and Tiny Details

3D Modeling Part 3: Big Shapes and Tiny Details

Learn how modeling isn’t just a way to add polygon by polygon but rather an art, where both planning and observation from reference images are critical.

6 Ways to Capture Intimacy in Photos

6 Ways to Capture Intimacy in Photos

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, check out these tips for creating a genuine sense of closeness in your images.

FREE Valentine Clip Art Pack - Download Now

FREE Valentine Clip Art Pack – Download Now

Roses are red, violets are blue. Here’s free Valentine’s Day clip art just for you. Download now and start those cards early!

11 Tips for Shooting Landscape Photography on Your Phone

11 Tips for Shooting Landscape Photography on Your Phone

Can you take stunning landscape photography on your smartphone? Yes! Master the settings and features to unlock your camera’s full potential.

How to Shoot Portraits on Your Phone in Challenging Light

Bring your portrait photography to life by harnessing these tools, techniques, and settings behind the lens of your phone. 

3D Modeling Part 2: 3D Modeling Techniques and Tips

Take your 3D modeling to the next level with these practical tips about corners, holes, and understanding quads, tris, and n-gons.

How to Shoot and Edit Videos Using Instagram Reels

How to Shoot and Edit Videos Using Instagram Reels

Okay, enough time has passed and it’s officially here to stay. It’s time we learn how to use Instagram Reels.

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How to Make Your Valentine's Day Ads More Clickable, According to Data

How to Make Your Valentine’s Day Ads More Clickable, According to Data

Love is in the air. Is it reflected in your images? Here’s how to plan romantic February marketing campaigns with creative guidance from AI.

5 Rebranding Misconceptions Every SMB Needs to Avoid

5 Rebranding Misconceptions Every SMB Needs to Avoid

Rebranding is a delicate dance, to say the least. And we’re here to guide you in the process, what to avoid, and some common misconceptions.

18 Marketing Holidays That Will Make You Go, "Huh?"

18 Marketing Holidays That Will Make You Go, Huh?

There seems to be a holiday for just about everything. That’s why we chose our favorite, weird holidays to share with you.

Data-Backed Ways to Refresh Ads with Green

Data-Backed Ways to Refresh Ads with Green

Fresh and full of life, green has the power to soothe and energize. Make the most of green’s versatility with creative insights from AI. 

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Fashion in Photos: An Obsessive Look Back at Queen Elizabeth's Hats

Fashion in Photos: An Obsessive Look Back at Queen Elizabeth’s Hats

Queen Elizabeth II is about to celebrate seventy years on the throne. As her Platinum Jubilee nears, look back at her impact on fashion.

How Cupid Became the Ultimate Symbol of Valentine's Day

How Cupid Became the Ultimate Symbol of Valentine’s Day

Perhaps you’ve incorporated the cherubic mascot into your seasonal marketing materials. But, do you know why? Here’s the backstory.

The Rise and Rise of Artist Ebony Bolt

The Rise and Rise of Artist Ebony Bolt

Meet one of the winners of Shutterstock’s Create Fund grant—and get some much-needed inspiration while you’re at it.

What It's Really Like to Get Started as a Stock Photographer

What It’s Really Like to Get Started as a Stock Photographer

Newbie OFFSET contributor Sophia Sinclair gives an inside look at the early stages of stock photography. Take notes!

15 Breathtaking Photos from the Life of Martin Luther King Jr.

Explore the most historic moments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s storied career with this image tour from Shutterstock’s archives.

How We Show It: National Blood Donor Month

How We Show It: National Blood Donor Month

We’ve collaborated with the American Red Cross during National Blood Donor Month to learn how to best showcase blood donation in photos.

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Videos

How to Create Captivating End Screens for Your YouTube Videos

Learn how to add end screens to your next YouTube video—plus some additional tips on making them more engaging.

How to Create Cinematic Fill Light

In this video tutorial, we’ll take a look at a simple way to make fill light (and lack of) blend easily into your shot.

9 Tips to Get Better Drone Shots of Fall Landscapes

9 Tips to Get Better Drone Shots of Fall Landscapes

In this video tutorial, learn some tips, tricks, and advice for getting better drone photos and videos of fall landscapes and foliage.

Video: How to Quickly Fix Bright Red Ears in DaVinci Resolve

Video: How to Quickly Fix Bright Red Ears in DaVinci Resolve

Red, hot, and earry. Let’s fix those pesky ears with these quick tips in DaVinci Resolve. Video tutorial included!

Creating Horror Lighting with Just One Light

Creating Horror Lighting with Just One Light

With Halloween fast approaching, let’s take a look at how you can create an ominous atmosphere for your short film—using just one light.

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