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Most Popular Sites for Free Commercial Use Stock Photos

Photos or pictures offer a great way to make your content more engaging and appealing. A picture tells a story without using any words and captures a moment of your life. In a world where videos are increasingly becoming a powerful medium; marketers, advertisers and print media still prefer images as a better medium for visual marketing.

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How to Rotate an Object with the Rotate tool in Illustrator

Rotating an object around a circle or a reference point in Adobe Illustrator without using the rotate tool is a difficult task to accomplish. Most beginners in Illustrator, at some point in their learning curve have to discover or learn to use the rotate tool. Rotate tool is one of those indispensable tools which you need if you want to place objects around a circle or around a central reference point, like the spokes of a wheel.

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What is a Clipping Mask in Illustrator? How to use Clipping Masks

A clipping mask in Illustrator is a vector mask that masks the object or a group of objects which lay below it and just shows the area which is inside its boundary or path. Clipping masks allow you to easily hide the areas of an object or group of objects without actually editing or deleting the unwanted areas of that object or group. The following image would help you better understand what a clipping mask in Illustrator actually does.

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Some Amazing Pictures from Wikimedia Commons

Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year Contest was first run in the year 2006 and is organized every year by Wikimedia Commons Foundation which is a part of Wikipedia. It selects some of the best images from the featured images of Wikipedia’s Wikimedia Commons database which is a online repository of free use images, sounds and videos. The competition is open to everyone and the winner is decided the votes of the participants and Wikipedia users. The images have to be shared under Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) license.  Most images on Wikipedia fall under this category and are free for sharing if you giver proper attribution to the original creators.

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