The Huffington Post has been acting as an adviser to brands, helping them navigate through the content-creation waters in today’s high-paced marketing world. And the way The Huffington Post sees it, brands need to move at the speed of Google search.
Instagram is great for taking snapshots of your activities but when it comes to the art of photography you need a great camera that can capture magical moment and evoke emotion in the eye of the viewer.
It’s not a secret that every ad campaign and model get Photoshop do over with heavy retouching. But have you ever wondered why the food in TV commercials makes you drool when you see the tender meat, juicy bacon and melting cheese on a fluffy bun sprinkled with sesame seeds from heavens? It surely doesn’t look the same in a cardboard box you get from the drive-through window of a local burger joint.
French blogger Christophe Courtois put together similar movie posters which depict how every idea is being copied over and over. Are we that stupid or is film industry just out of fresh ideas?
Everyone in creative fields have experienced creative blocks. Those can be hard to break through but they usually end up in epiphanies that are much more valuable that time wasting breaking through the wall of stagnation.