vertical files

lokihiddleston  asked:

Hey, where I can find your effect stars (gif) with your edit here => /post/153925981468/defenders-smoke-bomb-photography

@cpn-america also asked me something similar, so I figured I’d kill two birds with one stone and make a tutorial! 

how to make something like this:

or this:

you will need:

  • photoshop cs6 (or cs5)
  • a basic knowledge of said program
  • the top gif from this post (this is where you get the sparkly effect, so just drag it onto your desktop)

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anonymous asked:

Hello! May I please ask for advice? I have been drawing digitally for a long time but am new to tumblr. I'd like to share some of my work, but I'm not sure how to prepare my stuff to look right online! What sort of resolution or canvas size do you usually work on? How much should I scale down for posting here? Sorry and thank you!

The canvas size I use depends on the specifications of the job! But if I’m doing an illustration or something else that’s self-directed (i.e. just a print, not a job), I’ll usually pick 8.5x11″ (roughly A4), 11x17″ (roughly A3), or 13x19″ (roughly B3). Those are pretty standard sizes anyway. I always work at over 450 dpi. I do 600 dpi a lot. 

Never work below 300 dpi: 300 dpi is printing size, so if you have a 8x11″ file at 300 dpi, that means it’ll print at exactly 8.5x11″ even if it seems a good deal bigger on the screen. If it’s a smaller dpi than 300 you can’t print without scaling it up, which you don’t want to do. When you’re drawing digitally you should always keep printing in mind, even if you’re just sharing stuff online in the beginning. You’ll never know when you’ll want to be able to print something. 

When posting on tumblr I always scale down vertical files so that they’re around 600 px wide… depends on the file, of course, but that’s usually under 100 dpi. Horizontal files you’ll want bigger than that, because someone will want to full-view it. It’s usually not a good idea to have a really skinny canvas, either vertical or horizontal. 

Hope this helps ! 

The offices of the Central Social Institution of Prague, Czechoslovakia with the largest vertical letter file in the world. Consisting of cabinets arranged from floor to ceiling tiers covering over 4000 square feet containing over 3000 drawers of 10 feet long.

It has electric operated elevator desks which rise, fall and move left or right at the push of a button. to stop just before drawer desired. The drawers also open and close electronically. This work, which formerly taxed 400 workers, is now done by 20 with a minimum of effort. 26th April 1937.

Baltimore City Transit Company bus
Light Street and Redwood Street, Baltimore, Maryland
Unidentified photographer
8x10 inch silver gelatin print
Subject Vertical File (Buses)
Maryland Historical Society


Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Cumberland, Maryland
circa 1862
Unidentified photographer
Subject Vertical File
[SVF - Allegany County]


19th century Chainless Rambler (child with bicycle)
N. Tip Slee (2312 Madison Avenue)
Subject Vertical File (Bicycles & Tricycles)
Maryland Historical Society


View of Baltimore (Park Avenue) from 1st and Franklin Presbyterian Church
210 West Madison Street, Baltimore, Maryland (view from)
W.H. Weaver
Subject Vertical File (Medium Photos - Baltimore Street Views)
Maryland Historical Society

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Caroline County Courthouse
Denton, Maryland
circa 1910
Unidentified photographer
Subject Vertical File (Caroline County - Courthouses)
Maryland Historical Society

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