Charming Details of New York City Basketball Courts

It’s hard to notice the beauty of a basketball court when there’s a game going on, which is why we appreciate Paris-based photographer Ludwig Favre’s series New York Basketball Courts. Devoid of players, Favre lets us observe these courts without distraction, allowing us to focus on tiny details that make these New York basketball courts … Continue reading Charming Details of New York City Basketball Courts

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Benefits of Parallax Scrolling

The Benefits of Parallax Scrolling

One of the best methods to present the content of your website is by using a technique called parallax scrolling. This has the effect of creating an illusion which causes a feeling of immersion by creating interesting visual effects.  In the late 1980's and early 90's, games like Super Mario Brothers and Sonic the Hedgehog created the illusion of depth by incorporating layered background images that would scroll with the character at varying speeds.  For instance, as the player would run, a distant background image of mountains would move slowly, while closer background images would move faster.