Category Archives: Photography

Smash Gives Creatives What They Want: Easy, Unlimited, Ad-Free File Transfer That’s FREE!

  Free? No registration? No size limits? Mobile friendly? And specifically designed for designers?!! SMASH is a new digital content sharing service based on a model designed to truly give users exactly what we all want when sharing digital files: free, … Continue reading

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Creative Backdrops for Your At-Home Photography Studio

Operating an at-home photography business or taking photos to use in your graphic design work can be convenient, efficient and enjoyable. It also can be expensive. If you can be as creative with do-it-yourself projects as you are with your … Continue reading

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PhotoShop Makes it Easy to Quickly Straighten a Scan or Photo

    If you begin work with a raw photograph or scan, chances are the image will be off-kilter – maybe just a little bit crooked, maybe a lot. Here’s an easy fix to straighten your image that does not … Continue reading

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Retro Gizmo: Artifacts from the Pre-Digital PrePress Department

  Last year we featured a blogpost on an antique piece of bindery equipment still being used in our print shop. Today, we’re thinking about a few other vintage relics that have been gathering dust in the art department. The … Continue reading

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Acclaim or Blame, Magazine Cover Designs Show the Power of Print

If I had the time, I think I would start a blog just to feature news about dramatic, controversial, catalytic, magazine cover designs. Just in the past recent weeks, the following covers have stirred up online interest: The New York … Continue reading

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Quick Photoshop Tip: Seperate Layer Effects Onto Their Own Layer for Editing

Simple tips are often the most useful. In Photoshop, I’ve found this one to be very handy for editing Layer Effects in the Layers palette. Finding it is not the most accessible or intuitive – so hopefully this can be … Continue reading

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