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Illustrator Coolness

 Robin Williams and John Tollett

Robin and I never get over the feeling of empowerment that comes with using software programs such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop.

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Michael Clark Twitterview Transcript

Laura Ross

On May 17, author/photographer Michael Clark sat down for a Twitterview with @Peachpit. It was fast. It was furious. It was inspirational and informative. Relive the magic with this transcript.

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Mac Productivity: Quick Scripts and Workflows - Creating Quick Notes

Ben Waldie

It's 9AM and your boss is on the phone.  She's rattling off important info you need for your 9:30AM conference call.  Quick!  You need somewhere to take notes.  Sure, you could use your email client - Mail and Outlbook both include note features.  Or, you could use on of the 50,000 note taking apps you've downloaded.  Better yet, why not use that handy Automator Service workflow you created?  You know, the one that automatically creates RTF notes into a Quick Notes folder, names them with the current date and time, and opens them in TextEdit so you can quickly begin typing?  You recall how easy it was to create.  Here's how you did it...

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Live Twitterview with John Welch

Laura Ross

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

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By Laura RossCommentsMay 3, 2012
Topics: Apple

Live Twitterview with Michael Clark

Laura Ross

Join photographer and author Michael Clark for a lively Twitterview about his adventures as a professional photographer and his advice for others looking to go pro.

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Live Twitterview with Nancy Lyons and Meghan Wilker

Laura Ross

Join authors Nancy Lyons and Meghan Wilker for a lively Twitterview about interactive project management on May 10.

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Colby Brown Twitterview Transcript

Laura Ross

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.

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More Sources of Design Inspiration

 Robin Williams and John Tollett

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.

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

Ben Waldie

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...

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Live Twitterview with Colby Brown

Laura Ross

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.

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By Laura RossCommentsApril 26, 2012
Topics: Digital Photography

Jeff Carlson Twitterview Transcript

Laura Ross

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.)

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By Laura RossCommentsApril 25, 2012
Topics: Digital Photography

Interview with Featured Flickr Photographer Cindy Farr-Weinfeld

Sara Jane Todd

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.

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