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No good design work is complete without a touch of pizzazz that might look more expensive than it truly is.
DesignTAXI brings you more free creative assets that could come in handy for your next project. Whether you need a stock photograph for Father’s Day or an eye-catching smoke brush pack, the list has everything you need without costing you a penny.
Scroll down to check out the freebies of the week below, or head here to check out last week’s lineup.
Canon EOS Webcam Utility Beta
Canon has released its free webcam software that transforms EOS and Powershot cameras into high-quality USB webcams for macOS users.
Meet EOS Webcam Utility Beta, a software solution for those who struggle with laptop cameras in video meetings, or just wish to obtain a better camera quality video without the need to purchase additional hardware.
Simply download the EOS Webcam Utility Beta for macOS or Windows, connect it to your computer, configure the camera with the video conference of your choice, and you are good to go. Check out the Canon’s Webcam Utility webpage for more information.
Fujifilm’s ‘Stay Creative At Home’
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Fujifilm has launched a campaign called ‘Stay Creative At Home’ on its X Stories blog for shutterbugs to stay creative during the lockdown.
Each week, the company will share new tips, exercises and techniques for you to try out alongside FAQ sessions with Fujifilm product specialists.
Photographers and creatives are encouraged to stay involved and share their results using the ‘#FujifilmFromHome’ hashtag.
Shutterstock’s Father’s Day Pack
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If you’re struggling to find an e-card this Father’s Day, Shutterstock is here to help.
The royalty-free resource giant’s new Father’s Day pack includes free goodies and curated collections of stock images and illustrations for you to add to your personal message.
The relatable images can also be used to help your brand connect to your audience on a personal level. Check out the Father’s Day pack here.
Online note-taking is important these days, as many have resorted to digital meetings during the lockdown. Meet Meeting Notes, a virtual equivalent to paper notebooks that lets you take notes quickly and store them in a much more convenient place, your device.
This extension is compatible with online meeting software like Zoom, Cisco WebEx and Zoho Meeting.
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Presenting your company and its benefits in front of strangers can be unnerving. If you are unsure where to begin, Pitch Deck Hunt has gathered professional pitch decks from big companies like BuzzFeed and Shopify.
These examples comprise what to include in your presentation, such as why your business exists, your business model and your milestones. Each pitch deck is meant to help you tell the story behind your company and differentiate your business from its competitors.
Check out some of the best pitch decks here.
Smoke Brush Packs for Adobe Photoshop
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Smoke can add an interesting effect to your project, but recreating it from scratch can be time-consuming. This pack by Liza Giannouri includes 20 brushes to add an air of enigma to your Photoshop work.
The pack is part of a lineup by Design Your Way, which recently rounded up a collection of free, high-quality smoke brush sets for an artistic flair in your personal or commercial projects.
MADE Gentle typeface for projects
Type designer Made Type has created a “modern soft serif typeface” fitting for websites, photography work, and magazine spreads. Featuring sweet rounded serifs, the ‘MADE Gentle’ serif is inspired by Cooper Black and is free for personal use.
Check here for more useful freebies for creatives.
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