For many aspiring designers and graphic artists on a budget, the idea of shelling out for Photoshop (or illegally downloading it) isn't very enticing. To fill the gap between high-power and high-price and, well, little else, some excellent Photoshop alternatives have surfaced over the years. Open source, intuitive, and often nearly as functional as Photoshop itself, these alternatives could be your key to improving your design and manipulation skills. 10. GIMP If you are just a tad familiar...
20 Useful Lens Flare Textures
Whenever a designer is involved in the creativity process and working on a project, he makes efficient and effective use of textures. That is not only applicable to website designers. Textures are used pretty much in every field that has anything to with creativity and especially photo manipulation and digital painting. In website design, different background textures add attraction to your overall design but the problem is that nobody has time to actually create a unique, custom texture. This is why curating the unique on most beautiful ones is so important.
The lens flare texture is one of the most used out there and it has a lot of different variations of course. In order to save you the trouble of looking for these textures we have compiled a list of useful lens flare textures that you can download and start using in your designs. Let us know what you think and as always, your comments and opinions are welcome.