Standing Out From the Crowd

There seems to be a lot of “vanilla sameness” everywhere these days. I watch cable news and all I hear is “blah, blah, blah”. It’s all the same.  One of my wife’s favorite sayings is – “same circus – just different clowns”.  I find the same with photography these days. The level of our craft ...Read more »

Webinar: Increase Sales with Proof Books

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We thought we would share a webinar that Collages.net and David Apuzzo led earlier this month – Using Proof Books to Increase Sales: Video Direct Link: Using Proof Books David Apuzzo walks us through his workflow for creating an Image Gallery, then ordering a proof book afterwards. He also goes into detail on how important ...Read more »

Color Management and Soft Proofing Workflow

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Screen to print matching is one of the more difficult portions of a good digital workflow to achieve.  Some of the factors involved are: the color and brightness display characteristics of the monitor, viewings conditions for evaluating the prints, the physical attributes of the person doing the evaluation, and quality control at the output side.   ...Read more »

Photoshop Tips: Using Custom Shapes to Add Studio Logos

Here is a series of movies that I did that show how to take your logo and create a custom shape from that logo. Then how to use the custom shape with layer styles to apply the logo to your images. Then automating that with an action. ...Read more »

Getting That Ideal Facebook Profile Pic

A Picture is worth a thousand words, perhaps even more on your Facebook page. What does your profile picture say about who you are. First impressions make a huge difference in social media and that profile picture is all you get to introduce yourself to others. Make it count! As an author, speaker, trainer and ...Read more »

In Praise of Digital Photography

Guest Post by Georgia McCabe In any discipline, you will always have what many refer to of as “purists”.  Purists are those who revere the way things have always been done and view new innovations in the field as upstarts and obviously of poorer quality than the tried and true methods of the past. Nowhere ...Read more »
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