After testing your website with Google PageSpeed Insights tool you may need to reduce number of loaded resources for mobile devices to fasten the loading speed. One of possible solution could be do not display images for mobile viewport. And for that images should be used as background images.
If you work with Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) plugin for WordPress, probably, you faced the same problem as I did: alt tags for images. The idea is clear – you want to upload and select an image as you do it usually with native WordPress media popup and get the alt tag value for this image filled in also.
As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words – and in our case it’s the photographs that do the talking for you. If you work on creating print production like me, you know the significal role of photos. Except the overall quality of the design itself, photos used in an issue can impact the reader experience – in a good or bad way. At its best, photography can act with the rest of magazine’s layout elements, which are arranged to create a cohesive whole. And at its worst, low-quality shots can damage all the hard work the magazine designer has put into her ;) creation.
For me there are 3 main components of any well-done photo – composition, technical side and idea, they are a base of successful photography. Using this knowledge while taking your shots, you’ll be able to achieve better results.
– Good Light
The best times to take photos are early in the morning or late in the afternoon – natural light is the best and easiest one to take shots, the more if you are not a professional. You can measure this time by your own shadow – it should be longer then you are. Read the rest of this entry »