We've updated and refreshed an article, first published here several years ago by Dennis Curtin, expert professional photographer and author of the Short Course Photography books, Digital Photography from the Desktop Includes reference bibliography of best training books for Desktop Photography August 11, 2009
AUGUST is BACK to (Design) SCHOOL This month's topic is all about learning! And, as usual our readers have all joined in with some rather wonderful insights into the way they learn, favorite training resources, and keeping a sharply honed edge on graphic design and communication arts. ... grab your best and then share your creations with DTG readers and win a prize! AUGUST is brought to you by the colors GREEN for education
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Are you ready to risk your images just to save a few bucks? Is it Ok to Use Cheaper Media in Your Digital Camera? Andrew Malek provides some advice why you should purchase memory media for your digital camera with caution and try to avoid buying or Using Cheap Media August 11, 2009
Now is the time to start thinking about gifts -- particularly if you want very thoughtful yet fairly inexpensive gifts. Planning is important, and as you shoot -- keep your photo book concepts in mind and shoot for the purpose. Here, MJ Johnston shares some tips on photo books August 11, 2009
Nature photographer Kelly Paal gives sage advice for those wishing to jump into photography... film photography that is! If you've never realized the thrill of capturing the image on film, perhaps you should. Follow along as our guest author clues you in ... in the PhotoGraphic department August 11, 2009
You probably have a great treasury of photos that could be put to real use! Here, noted photographer John Huegel shares tips and guides you to create some truly great, high-quality cards you will be proud to send -- and your recipients will by happy to save your Photographic Greeting Cards August 11, 2009
The potential of high dynamic range imaging (HDRI). Now, the newest techniques based on a bracketed series of exposures make it possible to go beyond HDRI: photographers can increase resolution for ultra-sharp, detailed images, and they can extend the depth of field in these Photographic Multishot Techniques August 11, 2009
Think you need an army of skilled programmers to build a website? Think again. With this book, in the true tradition of Missing Manual books, you'll learn how to create Web pages using all of today's important tools... Creating a Web Site August 11, 2009
If you use Windows, and have not yet discovered the Joe Stewart blog, then perhaps you should. Joe is Director of Malware Research with SecureWorks and writes:
BRAVO, JOE! (Whew, I don't have the Conficker worm! Oh. I guess I wouldn't, would I? I'm running Macs! www.joestewart.org August 11, 2009
The Second Interim Report of the Board Review Working Group has been presented and ICANN appears to be moving forward to offer huge range of new top level domains -- allow almost any string of letters to be used for a global gTLD!
SEE: This and other news from the world of internet DNS August 11, 2009
Mailbag: Web site Critiques? -- A reader wrote in to ask if we 'publish' web site critiques that have been contracted.
... The answer is NO. We do NOT publish paid critiques -- however, if it is a particularly helpful critique, that we feel will benefit other readers, we will ask the owner's permission to publish. Only upon approval do we publish. (Learn about our critiques) August 11, 2009