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Laura Ross

Live Twitterview with John Welch

By Laura RossMay 3, 2012

Join author John Welch for a fun and informative Twitterview about iOS device management.

Laura Ross

Colby Brown Twitterview Transcript

By Laura RossMay 1, 2012

On May 1st, Colby Brown joined us for a lively Twitterview about how photographers can use Google+ to build a following and connect with other photogs and customers. Relive the magic with this transcript.

 Robin Williams and John Tollett

More Sources of Design Inspiration

By Robin Williams and John TollettMay 1, 2012

Robin recently gave a keynote presentation at Santa Fe University of Art & Design. The event, Hire Education, was a day-long event and portfolio review, sponsored by AIGA New Mexico.

Ben Waldie

Mac Productivity: Quick Scripts and Workflows - Print PDF to FTP Server

By Ben WaldieApr 30, 2012

In Mac OS X, it’s a snap to convert almost any document to PDF.  From the print dialog, simply choose Save as PDF... from the PDF popup button.  If you’ve done this before, then you may have noticed there are some other options in this popup, as well, such as Mail PDF.  These are print plugins, and, using Automator, it’s possible to create your own and add them to the list.  Suppose you upload PDFs to your FTP server on a regular basis, so you can share them with your family, coworkers, or whoever.  Every time you do this, you have to save your document somewhere as a PDF, launch the popular FTP client Transmit, connect to the server, and upload the PDF.  This is a perfect time to create a custom print plugin to do this for you.  Here’s how...

Laura Ross

Live Twitterview with Colby Brown

By Laura RossApr 26, 2012

Join author Colby Brown for a lively Twitterview on how photographers can use Google+ to build a following and connect with other photogs and customers.

Laura Ross

Jeff Carlson Twitterview Transcript

By Laura RossApr 25, 2012

On April 25th, Jeff Carlson joined us for a lively Twitterview about the latest tool for photographers: the iPad. Relive the magic with this transcript. (You can also snag his entire eBook, The iPad for Photographers, for only $9.99 this week: http://www.peachpit.com/deals.)

Sara Jane Todd

Interview with Featured Flickr Photographer Cindy Farr-Weinfeld

By Sara Jane ToddApr 25, 2012

Every month in our Photography newsletter, we feature the work of a new photographer who has contributed to our Photography Newsletter Flickr group. This month, we chose the photo Pemaquid Point Sunset 6763 by Maine-based photographer Cindy Farr-Weinfeld.

Ben Waldie

Mac Productivity: Quick Scripts and Workflows - Convert Rich Text to Image

By Ben WaldieApr 23, 2012

Your wife’s surprise birthday party is tomorrow.  You’ve prepared a top notch slideshow on your Mac using Keynote, and transferred it to your iPad.  Great!  Now you can present directly from the iPad.  There’s only one problem.  The fonts in your presentation are no longer appearing properly because the iPad doesn’t have all the same fonts your Mac does.  It looks like you might have to lug your Mac along too.  No, with Automator’s help, you can just replace the problem text with images.  Here’s how...

Laura Ross

Adobe Announces Adobe Creative Suite 6

By Laura RossApr 23, 2012

Adobe unveils Adobe Creative Suite 6! Get up to speed with books, videos, articles, and tutorials at our new CS6 Resource Center.

Sara Jane Todd

Interview with Featured Flickr Photographer Lance Cunningham

By Sara Jane ToddApr 20, 2012

Every month in our Photography newsletter, we feature the work of a new photographer who has contributed to our Photography Newsletter Flickr group. This month, we chose the photo “Sunburst, Harbor, Ship.” by Pasadena-based photographer Lance Cunningham.

 Robin Williams and John Tollett

The Garage Experiments

By Robin Williams and John TollettApr 16, 2012

Cleaning out the garage can provide a nostalgic trip down Graphics Memory Lane, plus stir up lots of ideas for new projects.

Ben Waldie

Mac Productivity: Quick Scripts and Workflows - Scaling Images in the Finder

By Ben WaldieApr 16, 2012

There are tons of apps that allow you to manipulate images on your Mac.  iPhoto and Preview are two from Apple, and there are lots more available from the Mac App Store and third-party software vendors.  What you may not know, however, is that you don’t need a third-party app to do some basic image manipulations with your existing operating system.  Using Automator, you can create your own custom image processing plug-ins, which you can run right within the Finder.

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