It’s official – the winners of the Urban Scenes photo and video contests have been selected! Thanks to all of you who shared with us a glimpse of the cities you where you live or visit, work or play. […]
Summer is here, and there is no better time to get out and be “one with nature”. From birds and bees to mountains and trees, the Great Outdoors provides some of the most breathtaking and awe-inspiring photography subjects and […]
The bride and groom have their special day coming up and they’ve asked you to produce a video of their wedding. Something cute, romantic, with music. No problem, right?
Not so fast. Even if you have wedding videography experience and […]
Prom season is is full swing and I was looking for some interesting photos of prom dresses to share with you. I thought I would find some wonderfully bizarre pictures of 70’s and 80’s prom dresses, with equally fantastic […]
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What is urban decay photography?
Urban decay is the process of an urban area becoming abandoned and falling into disrepair, and some might think that this type of environment wouldn’t provide any interesting photographic opportunities. But if […]
It’s been a long, cold winter here at Discovery Center headquarters in Ottawa, Canada. Winter weather can make us feel like hibernating, so we were really inspired to see all the photos and videos of people outdoors enjoying winter […]
High Key and Low Key photography make use of lighting and contrast (or lack thereof) to create a specific mood. Originally high key photography emerged as a solution for screens that could not correctly display high contrast ratios. Today […]
Finally, we are pleased to announce the winners of our Fall contests! The gorgeous sights and scenes of Fall really seemed to inspire you, as we received tons of wonderful entries. Thanks to everyone who submitted entries and we […]
Today we are so excited to announce the winners of our Freeze the Moment contest. If you have had a chance to browse through the contest gallery you will see that we had over 100 creative and talented entries! […]
It’s a new year (Happy New Year!), which means it’s a great time to step back and think about what we want to focus on for the next twelve months. For photographers, it’s a great time to commit to […]
Thank you to everyone who participated in our Halloween photo challenge! Below are a few of our favorites and yours.
For our next Discovery Center Challenge, and with American Thanksgiving quickly approaching, we want to see your Holiday Food photos. […]
Finally, the news you have been waiting patiently for! We are thrilled to announce the winners of our Summer Reflections video contest and Painter Mobile contest. We received so many great entries and had a very challenging time trying […]
Thanks to everyone who participated in our Fall Colors photo challenge on Facebook last week! We hope you enjoyed sharing your photos, and seeing what your fellow photography enthusiasts posted as well. Below are some of your favorites, and […]
Halloween is only a week away, and if you are planning on carving a pumpkin this year, why not try something a little different? Instead of the usual jack-o-lantern faces wouldn’t it be fun to use your own face, […]
By day I’m the CEO of Corel, a desktop software company that sells Photo, Video, Graphics, Productivity, and Utility software to millions of consumers and small businesses around the globe. By night, like many of you, I’m an amateur […]
Welcome back to this blog series on Wedding Videography. In the last blog, we went over the basic list of gear you need to make a professional-looking wedding video. Now that you have the equipment sorted out, let’s move […]
Did you know that you can create an outstanding digital painting in just 10 minutes? True story. You’ll need to visit the Discovery Center’s brand new Digital Art tips page to find out more. We have tips about digital […]
A few months ago I broke my record of Facebook profile pic likes. Not coincidentally, a few months ago I had also commissioned caricaturist Jon Casey to ‘cartoonify’ me. Obviously the result was fabulous! What I received was so […]
Did you know that this year’s Valentine’s Day falls on a full moon? Well, now you know!
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!
This is the inaugural blog post for the Corel Discovery Center. This blog is going to be all about bringing you fresh creative content – just like the Discovery Center itself. But it’s also an opportunity for us to […]