Month: February 2021

Inspirations

10 Quotes You Need to Read If You Struggle with Anxiety

Have you ever received well-intentioned advice while facing intense anxiety, only to feel judged, misunderstood, or condescended? Like, “Calm down!” Or “Just be positive!” Or “Don’t worry so much!” The people who try to help generally want to do just that, but it’s always easier to advise someone when you’re not feeling what they’re feeling, […]

Photography

Celebrating Black History Month Through Visual Images and Footage

In honor of Black History Month, we’re shining a spotlight on these Black and African American individuals through stunning stock images. February marks Black History Month, a month of tribute to the accomplishments, contributions, and moments of the African American community. To celebrate, Shutterstock is bringing visuals that celebrate this community to the forefront through […]

Photography

Six tips for creating unforgettable wildlife photos in your own backyard

For years, Tara Tanaka has photographed the extraordinary biodiversity of the Florida panhandle—all from her backyard. She lives on a cypress swamp and wildlife refuge, home to Great Blue Heron, Anhingas, Great Egrets, Red-bellied Woodpeckers, Roseate Spoonbills, Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks, and more. A few years ago, she and her husband, a retired state park naturalist, were […]

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Goodbye Marble and Hello to the Future of Inkscapes

Molten and mesmerizing, colorful inkscapes are set to steal marble’s crown. Let’s explore why this new trend is taking hold in 2021. Riding on the wave of a 70s-infused resurgence in graphic design, inkscapes look fabulous teamed with curvy serif type, luxurious metallics, and acid-bright colors.  A trend with deep historical roots, inkscapes are inspired […]

Photography

From Nurses to Vials: FREE Vaccine Clip Arts Pack

Download these FREE Vaccine Clip Arts to illustrate your vaccine-related information and show your appreciation for healthcare workers. During the pandemic, healthcare workers have been hit hard, risking their own lives to help those infected with the virus. So, when the vaccines finally came out, it was like a beacon of hope. Healthcare workers will […]

Inspirations

4 Ways to Overcome Alienation and Loneliness

“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” ~Kurt Vonnegut Have you ever felt like a stranger in your own life? Watching other people like you were separated by some invisible […]