Peter Sawyer
I am a freelance graphics designer from Ipswich in the UK. I have a huge interest in the web and have been pottering with websites for years. Speaking of which don't forget to go check out my latest: or on twitter!/peewee1002.
  • Photo & Video
    Quick Tip: Add Some Grit to Your PortraitsPreview
    Gritty, urban-style portraits have become more and more popular in the last few years. Today, we look at a method of giving your photos this gritty look in Photoshop. All in under five minutes.Read More…
  • Web Design
    60 Clean and Minimal Websites for InspirationPreview 1
    During the last few months we have looked at using negative space and minimalist design. Today we bring you 60 of the best-looking minimalistic sites currently on the world wide web. Sit back and get inspired…Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Designing Promotional Materials and ResourcesPhotography
    Promoting yourself as a photographer can be an expensive process. Today we are going to look into how you can help promote yourself by designing promotional materials such as business cards and postcards. We don't stop at the design stage we head further and look at the different printers you can choose and what their differences are.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Can Photographers Replace their Laptops with Tablets?Preview
    Over the last two weeks, I have completed a social experiment to see if a tablet computer, in my case the iPad 2, could replace the humble laptop for my everyday photography chores. Read along and find out if it's an viable option for your needs.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    50 Stunning Photos that Tour EuropePreview
    Today, we bring you a collection of photos that will provide you with a complete European tour.  We'll start in UK, head over the channel to France, take a look around Spain, all before heading off to Italy. Then we'll pop back up and finish off our tour with Germany. The images we're featuring show a great mix of landscapes and architecture.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Quick Tip: 12 Cool Photo (and just-for-fun) Gadgets for your Home or OfficePreview
    Some photographers hate post production and others love it to bits. However, we all have to come around and upload our photos at some point. Today, we look at some of the coolest gadgets to make your life easier or a little more fun when your stuck inside doing office work.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Quick Tip: Create Perfect Panoramic Displays with ZoomifyPreview
    Today, we'll use Zoomify, a built-in tool inside Adobe Photoshop CS4 and CS5, to quickly export a webpage showcasing your panoramic image in a functional and sleek way. This video tutorial will walk you through the steps and explain how the process works.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    50 More Fantastic Photos from 50mm LensesPreview
    The 50mm prime lens is often a photographer's favourite, perfect for portraits, product photography and low light conditions. They offer sharpness that zoom lenses cannot touch. Today, we have a collection of 50 great photos from around the internet that were made with the renowned 50mm lens.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Awesome Apps for Photographers on a BudgetPreview
    Today, we're taking a look at the some of the greatest applications aimed at the photography market. All of these apps can be had for less than $50. We'll be exploring software for Windows, Mac and even a couple for mobile devices.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Copyright and Creative Commons ExplainedPreview
    Today, we are going to explore the complicated world of copyright and Creative Commons. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to protect yourself as a photographer, get some tips to stop people using your photos without permission, and get a taste of what Creative Commons is all about.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    40+ Classic Pinhole PhotosPreview
    Pinhole photography has been around for many years and today we are showcasing some of our favorites. Shot on a mixture of film, paper and digital, this article features a huge range of different pinhole photo styles. Who needs to spend thousands on lenses when you can make your own pinhole "lens" with a sewing kit?Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    9 Tips for Making Lovely LandscapesPreview
    Today, we are going to look at 9 tips for improving your landscape photography. Nature can be an incredibly difficult thing to shoot. We'll cover what equipment to bring, focus and composition issues and more. With the help of these tips, we hope to make shooting landscapes a bit easier.Read More…