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Your photos make the perfect Wall Calendars gifts

iPhone and iPad users who want to design an amazing, full color wall calendar, either for their personal use, to give to someone special or as the perfect Christmas gift for friends and family, can now download the innovative new app PhotoCal - Your Printed Photo Calendar November 27, 2012

Cinefy is an Amazing Mobile Video Special FX Studio

Imagine creating your own version of Hollywood classics -- how about filming yourself running from a giant T-Rex; all of that is possible, and more. Cinefy will export directly to the camera roll. Users can then upload to Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, or anywhere they please -- for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch November 26, 2012

Web Critique : GoBop Festival and Event Website

In the WebDesign-Review section, the developer of the "GoBop" asked webdesign attendees to comment on their new site. Since we love travel, events, dining and so forth, we decided to take a look . . . we liked what we saw! What do YOU think? November 24, 2012

Favorite Photography books TOO

Here's the second part of yesterday's photo books list ... these being for, perhaps, the more serious photographer! Continue with this new list of selected titles to make you a better photographer . . . November 24, 2012

Favorite Photography books

Everyone has a camera ... probably a digital camera or a cell phone. Most people I know who own iPhones have dropped their cameras in favor of the phone. Then, others have purchased more expensive, SLR or better, cameras and want to expand the range of their capabilities. Here's a new list of selected titles to make you a better photographer . . .
* The Photograph: Composition and Color Design
* Sixty Tips for Creative iPhone Photography
* Create Your Own Photo Book, 1st Edition
* Great Photos - Simple Cameras
* Tone Poems - Book 1
... they also make great gifts for the photographer in your life! November 23, 2012

iWork gets a new collection of Elements for Desktop Publishing

Jumsoft creates some of the best graphic icons and spot illustrations in the industry - their designs for Mac OS X iWork are seriously unrivaled! Here are 385 new pieces, which can be used to illustrate slideshows, invitations, posters, newsletters, e-books, or just about any kind of content that lacks a creative touch. November 23, 2012

Top 10 Tips for Self-Publishing Success

The SHAKESPEARE System -- With creative marketing, self-published independent author Matthew Mather quickly reached #1 on the Amazon Science Fiction best-seller list with his first novel, The Atopia Chronicles, surpassing 40,000 copies shipped in its first ten weeks. He is now sharing his SHAKESPEARE system of 11 tips to help new authors achieve their own self-publishing success. November 23, 2012

Transform your Photos and Videos into Professional Pencil Drawings

I cannot count the times we've been asked for this technique -- Photoshop 911 has several tutorials on this, but people are lazy and don't want to learn anything new! Well here's the app -- for iPhone/iPad anyway -- that does it all for you... November 22, 2012

Logoist makes cool effects, not logos

From time to time we get releases or review copies of software they developer calls "logo" software of some kind. There are lots of software programs that help you style or produce logos, but there are NONE that can design logos for you. So no matter how compelling, never believe that software can "design" for you . . . Logoist has a lot of styling and effects power -- so you'll want to take a look! November 21, 2012

Photo Sense 1.8.0: The Easiest Photo Editing Software for Mac and iOS

Photo Sense is a powerful, but very easy to use photo editing software for Mac OS and iOS. Its younger brother Photo Sense Lite is also updated to version 1.2.0. November 21, 2012