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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

Evolving Artist(ry): One Man, One Tool

See some spectacular illustration here, as animator and illustrator Chris O’Riley continues to hone his craft and meet artistic challenges head-on, armed with the latest tools in NewTek’s LightWave 3D. May 30, 2012

Creating an Out of Bounds Photo in Photoshop

History repeats itself. A painting or photo within another has always been a popular subject with photographers, graphic artists and Photoshop artists. The "out of bounds" or "break-out" image is also one that should be tried by all Photoshop users, sooner or later. May 28, 2012

Using ICC Profiles in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Say you have a gorgeous image in Photoshop. How likely is your printer to give you a result exactly like what you see onscreen? Rafael Concepcion explains how to use printer profiles to tell Photoshop the settings you need for the printer and paper you're using, so you get the precise results you want. May 26, 2012

Why You Need an Adaptive Website

We are currently in the midst of one the biggest software and hardware revolutions we've ever witnessed. Here, Daniel Burrus one of the world's leading technology forecasters and business strategists says it's time to address the mobile revolution May 25, 2012

Publishing Update : Print vs 'E'

eBooks making more and more news, inroads into society, but printed books still rule! Plus more news on the publishing scene:
* Americans reading more e-books on computers than e-readers, phones
* Don't build a paywall, create a velvet rope instead
* At last, they see: E-books 'democratize' publishing
* Six Easy Tweaks for a Sleek, New Design
* E-books: The giant disruption
and more ... May 24, 2012

Web Changes continued ...

As the web changes, so does the demands on the web designer. We continue continue to share essential information for all web designers...
* 10 More Content Ideas To Improve Organic Visibility
* The best way to optimize your mobile site for SEO
* Use visitor intelligence in SEO and marketing
* Signs of linking over-optimization
* 40+ SEO tools of the trade
.. and more May 22, 2012