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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom was designed from the ground up, specifically for digital photographers. As we follow this summers photography, and learn some powerful techniques that lets photographers import, sort, and organize images, Martin Evening blazes the way! ALSO : included here a complete tutorial on tricks for importing images ; a FREE downloadable PDF chapter from Martin's book ; and a FREE tutorial from Jeff Revell : "Why You Should Be Shooting Raw" ... rounding out our summer photography section! June 26, 2012

Two Simple Steps Can Save Your Photos

MOST OF US TAKE FAIRLY LOUSY PHOTOS most of the time, and we aren't sure what our options are when the pictures don't turn out the way we hoped. But professional photographer Khara Plicanic will help you out with some of her insightful tips & tricks June 25, 2012

HDR: The Pros' Hottest Post-Processing Techniques

When it comes to HDR, only three key ingredients are needed: hardware, software, and post-processing technique. Well, it does take a little talent ... but with a shot-in-the-arm from Rafael, those summer photos will take on a whole new life! Here's the poop ... we'll even throw in a whole 2nd bonus article : "Working with Color in Photoshop" along with a downloadable tutorial on Rafael's "Austin Capitol" project! June 22, 2012

Blurred reflections in Photoshop

Here's a very basic tutorial with several really important Photoshop lessons for beginners to intermediates. The blur and mask steps will be used again and again in your Photoshop career! Special thanks to Tim Bennett for sending in this tutorial! June 21, 2012

Death of the search engine

For some time I've complained about the state of online search. Most everyone online are all about search engine optimization (SEO), but in my opinion, the SEO operators have ruined internet searching. Some segments of society are suffering for it! June 19, 2012

QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign CS6

Markzware has added Q2ID for CS6 (InDesign plugin to convert QuarkXPress to InDesign CS6) to their extensive line of plugins for data conversion and preflight technology for Adobe® InDesign®, QuarkXPress® and Microsoft Publisher®. Markzware Q2ID v6 for Mac supports Adobe InDesign CS6 on the Macintosh platform June 19, 2012

Benevolent Media Fest Celebrates Storytelling & Design for Good

Benevolent Media Festival to Celebrate Storytelling and Design for Good ... From panel discussions to performances, creative media inspire social and environmental change. June 15, 2012

The Art of Saying No

Research from the University of California in San Francisco shows that the more difficulty you have saying no, the more likely you are to experience stress, burnout, and even depression. Saying no is indeed a major challenge for most people. Anyone who suffers from the stress that comes from over commitment can get help themselves by following these simple strategies for saying no. June 11, 2012

168 Ethics in Digital Photography

As new, up-and-coming designers and photographers hit the streets in search of the perfect photo -- we want to remember the responsibility each of us has in practicing ethics in photography. This piece covers the ethics and provides a huge list of digital ethics links. June 1, 2012

DTG News for June 2012

JUNE: Design Vacation :: It's June, and in many places, people will be planning or embarking on summer vacations! When the designer goes on vacation, all design problems may be left behind at the office or studio -- or, perhaps a little bit of the studio will come along. So, this issue we're asking readers to send their best or favorite photo -- taken on vacation, or during June.
02 Ethics in Digital Photography
03 Creating an Out of Bounds Photo in Photoshop
04 A flood of Out-of-Bounds digital creations
05 More great color resources and apps
06 Using ICC Profiles in Adobe Photoshop CS5
07 Why You Need an Adaptive Website
08 Facebook Advertising: Should you bother?
09 Evolving Artist(ry): One Man, One Tool
10 Publishing Update : Revenue, trends, tweaks and peeks
11 Web Design updates
12 The Creative Animal
13 Art Nouveau Revisited
14 Stop Facebook from using YOUR pictures
15 Cookies: Will New Regulations Leave a Bitter Taste?
16 Design Graduates Speak Up...
17 Getting Ready for July "Photographic Design" June 1, 2012