2015 New Year’s Resolution to Organize Your Photos in 4 Easy Steps

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On the top ten list of New Year’s resolutions made on the eve of 2014, getting organized came in second (losing weight was number one… no shocker there!) and of those who made said resolution less than half were still committed to it after 6 months and only 8% actually fulfilled their goal. These numbers …

5 Holiday Gifts with a Big Impact

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Holiday gift giving can feel like something that’s become part of the yearly grind, between it being just another thing on your to do list and the pressure of the extra financial stress it can easily lose it’s personal touch. With Snapily’s products you can personalize you presents for a gift with a big impact …

Top 5 Animated and 3D Photo Gifts to be Thankful for this Thanksgiving

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Today is a day of thanks and gratitude, which we often spend with appreciating great food and lively gatherings with our loved ones … and tomorrow the holiday gift shopping begins! In honor of keeping in line with the theme of gratitude and appreciation for your loved ones, choose a gift this year that has …

Back to School Preparation Tips for Your child (and Yourself)

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The last weeks of summer are upon us, which means taking advantage of a few more weeks of family fun, and preparing your children to head back to school. Whether your child is returning to a school that he/her is already familiar with or heading to a new school, back to school is always a …

Class of 2014: Graduation Gift Ideas

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The cap and gown have arrived forcing you to wake up to the fact that your baby is growing up. Time to start planning the graduation party and shopping for the perfect gift … a task easier said than done. Luckily, Snapily is here to help with graduation gift ideas. 3D and Animated iPhone Case …

Turnowsky Goes 3D for the Holidays

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In my last post, I introduced you to the Turnowsky Art House, one of the most respected names in printing design. With their fun and innovative images, Turnowsky has gained a reputation for quality and creative designs that you won’t find anywhere else.  Turnowsky’s classic artwork has already graced calendars, notebooks, gift cards and the …

Turnowsky’s Art, Taking Design to New Depths

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For many people familiar with the design and printing industry, the name Turnowsky is synonymous with the culture and style. Created in 1926 by Viennese artist Walter Turnowsky, Turnowsky’s Art began as a printing house in Tel Aviv, Israel where they produced posters, books, and calendars.  Back then, Turnowsky’s original style borrowed from the old …

PETA Pushes Boundaries with Lenticular Ad

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It looks like PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) is the latest brand to utilize lenticular effects to send audiences dual-messages in their latest print ad campaign.  Known for using controversial tactics, PETA is once again pushing boundaries with their messaging, this time by way of a lenticular element in their Thanksgiving ad. …

Time For Easter Eggs!

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With Easter Sunday nearly upon us, the Easter Bunny readies in preparation for Egg Hunts across the country.  While pastel and floral colored eggs have reigned as traditional choices for painting, todays egg decorators can take creative control putting a graphic and geeky twist on this time honored spring activity.  Lacking inspiration?  Take a gander …

10 Great Winter Panoramas

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Snow is a tough cookie when it comes to photographing it in 3D.  But it still lends itself to be an amazing photographic element, especially with scenes of winter panoramas of snow and snow-covered streets.  These 10 shots, including some HDR panoramas, are an awesome display of the snowy features of the winter season:

20 Great Falling Snowflake Shots

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Sometimes it’s wet.  Sometimes it packs.  Sometimes it’s annoying but most of the time it’s exhilarating.  Our views change about snow, but certain scenery always gets a warm feeling out of us for the cold weather.  Here are 20 beautiful pictures of falling snow, many with different views in front lens of falling snowflakes 3D …

The Queen of England will Broadcast her Christmas Message in 3D

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On December 25th, Queen Elizabeth II’s pre-recorded Christmas message will be broadcast in 3D for the first time. Those with 3D TVs will be able to watch it on Sky, BBC and ITV in the United Kingdom. The move caps a year where her grandson refused to film his royal wedding with 3D cameras in …

13 Awesome Christmas Tree Shots: Tips for Photographing your Christmas Tree

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Looking for inspiration photographing Christmas trees or snapping shots of Christmas lights this year? We think that the lights make this a prime time for colorful photos and we want to help you find some ideas. Check out this collection of 13 illuminated, detailed Christmas trees from Flickr. The above captures every single ray of …

Snow & Ice for 3D Art

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There’s more to snow’s possibilities than just snowmen and snow angels.  The temperature and your own ingenuity can make the winter a funner, brighter time than it already is. Check out these simple and sophisticated ideas from moms and professional artists to inspire your winter front-lawn antics with 3D art and other projects: 1. Giant …

The Festival of Lights: 8 Tips for Candlelight Photography this Chanukah

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The Hanukkah festival gives us a special opportunity to take striking pictures, often using techniques special for candlelight photography. This holiday is also known as The Festival of Lights for good reason. Below, we’ve come up with a strong list of 8 tips and how-tos to improve and make sure you have the best family …

Gift Giving: The Evolution of Christmas Cards

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The modern tradition of greeting cards – Chanukah and Christmas (whether personalized 3D Christmas cards or personalized animated Christmas cards) all began  with a controversy over underage drinking. Way back in 1843, an English civil servant, by the name of Sir Henry Cole, became thoroughly overwhelmed by his holiday greeting list. How was he supposed to …

All about Chanukah: Snapily’s Holiday Products for the Festival of Lights

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As we introduce you to our Chanukah line-up of products like Chanukah photo cards and animated Chanukah greeting cards, also read up on the history and main customs of the Festival of Lights! The Miracles of Chanukah The Miracle of Victory. Over 2,000 years ago, a small bandit of guerrilla warring Jews, known as the Maccabees, overcame …

Santa Claus: The Myth and The Man

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Some will tell you that the modern image of Santa Claus is nothing more than a creation of Coca Cola Company’s ad campaigns starting in 1931. While Coca Cola was influential on the origins of Santa Claus in the modern era, it too followed on previous influences.  So, where is Santa Claus, as we know …

Helge Hackbarth and the Challenge of Modeling in 3D Photography

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This is a short guest post from German 3D photographer, Helge Hackbarth.  Check out his other feature gallery on Snapily.  He answered our questions on the challenges of photo shoots for models in 3D. Photographing models in 3D is challenging because a typical shooting distance is about 2 meters and typical focal lengths are 75 …

17 Illustrious Autumn Shots with HDR Photography

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HDR lends itself well to 3D – 3D photography or post-conversion.  Its level of detail and ability to identify color vibrancy allows for a lot of leeway in terms of color loss or providing plenty of detail that might be lost otherwise in a simpler 3D photograph.  Autumn is the perfect example – deep gray …