The designer is often faced with customer-supplied photos. Many times there's little you can do to save them. One rule you can always count on is Isolation. Add drama and focus the readers' attention by isolating the subject of an image. While there are many ways to do this, here's my favorite way to add depth of field to perk up those dull photos July 16, 2009
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Part two of our cropping tutorials -- when you need to crop a photo, but keep the aspect ratio the same. You may even want to scale the photo, right? Well, without looking, here's how to Keep Aspect Ratio while Croppping July 16, 2009
The Gallery at the Design & Publishing Center sometimes runs across particularly outstanding art, that we like to share it with the rest of the Design Center readership. Please enjoy the exhibits ... July 7, 2009
Several readers recently requested a very old page from DTG about unique folding designs. Here are several great folding tricks (updated) that are sure to involve your reader as your message unfolds! June 30, 2009
Do you shoot digital photos? Fred reflects on old photographs and preserving today's history for tomorrow's generations. Today's storage and media will probably not last -- putting our future history in jeopardy. June 30, 2009
Since Photoshop was first introduced, our Photoshop Tips & Tricks appeared in the pages of DTG. In fact, we invented the term. Then, when the internet and web became graphical, we began including Photoshop Tips & Tricks in the Design & Publishing Center as well. Here are past articles too numerous to move into this new content management system ... June 25, 2009
Design is the cornerstone of this web site, and for over 20 years DTG has focused on the techniques for creating great design including: logos, layout, typography, desktop publishing, Quark XPress, Adobe InDesign, PageMaker, Serif, and historic encounters with some of the leading designers in the world ... the Design Center's DTG Magazine Archives Index June 11, 2009
PHOTOGRAPHICS brings focus to everything surrounding photography, digital cameras, digital photographs, stock photography, photo products, online photo and camera resources, tips, tricks, and techniques. Post your web site or photography samples for possible review and a visit from our readers ... and continue enjoying the Photographics Department June 11, 2009
It's hard to believe that in a short fifteen years or so the internet has grown so ubiquitous that the majority of the world truly believes it's 'just there.' The internet is rapidly approaching a turning point. What's at stake? The difference between right and wrong. June 11, 2009
Sooner or later, you'll want to learn Google Apps, which includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and other office productivity programs, now poses serious competition to Microsoft Office's dominant position on business desktop applications June 1, 2009