On an average day, 60 million uploaded photos and 1.6 billion likes occur on Instagram.
But how can you use these photos to your advantage? Hashtags can generate vast, online conversations or compile a live photo album of your event. In fact, studies show that simply using a hashtag can double a post’s engagement.
We were pleasantly surprised to see our Online Mosaic Tool was recently featured on the Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family talkshow – what an honor! Needless to say, we were extremely happy to see our tool used on TV, but we were especially excited to watch how quickly she was able to upload her photos and create her mosaic, highlighting the super easy, 3-step creation process. Shani then shows viewers how to create their own custom photo mosaic in a matter of minutes using our Online Mosaic Tool. Taking the DIY ethos a step further, she used the hi-res digital file to create an iron-on mosaic tote bag!
Philadelphia is no stranger to street artists, both famous and infamous, especially when it comes to mosaics. Take a stroll through South Philadelphia and you’re sure to come across a number of works by local legend Isaiah Zagar. But it looks like there’s a new face in town – Chicago mosaic street artist (and foe of potholes nationwide) Jim Bachor has arrived! We’ve posted about Bachor and his vigilance against city potholes twicebefore, and it doesn’t look like he’s slowing down any time soon.
Throughout our 12+ years of photo mosaic design, we’ve managed to fine tune the elements required to create a “true” mosaic. One thing we’ve learned: it’s not easy. After toiling away with the existing photo mosaic software, we decided to create our own and we never looked back. A common shortcut we’d find is heavy colorization and source ghosting. Let’s dive into the specifics of each and how they can make – or break – your photo mosaic.