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High dynamic range, HDR WOW

Trey Ratcliff's writings and tutorials in high dynamic range photography has spawned a huge following in this dramatic technique for taking pictures. When you see it, you won't be able to resist the camera to Photoshop results February 15, 2010

High Dynamic Range Photography

High Dynamic Range Imaging is a technique that lets you to portray a much greater range of tonal detail than a given camera could capture in a single photo. Utilizing HDR in Photoshop makes for some spectacular photos. Let's take a look February 15, 2010

Apple spoofs Microsoft?

I was searching in Google for pages related to "user groups" and a rather interesting link turned up as #2 in the Google search engine. Wait a minute? Apple doesn't go with Windows? Here's what I discovered... February 4, 2010

DTG February 2010

This Month: Black History Month * Which type styles are best? * Designing in White ... paper * Throw Your Press Release in the Trash * Russian Paintings * Mark Dunn Photography * Trampoline * Gallery: Myster Nof * Confessions of a Public Speaker * iPhone aids the Color Blind * Avatar inspires innovation in 3D * News & Else along with the ever popular DTG Mailbag ... February 1, 2010

Designing Women

Each year we feature the works of outstanding women in the design, illustration, photography, typography and publishing fields in honor of Women's History Month. If you are a woman in the visual arts and communications fields, this is your invitation to participate or nominate your favorite designing woman. February 1, 2010

Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month we take this fun and educational field trip to visit the leading archives and prestigious educational institutions to discover more wonderful visual art works by African American Artists & Designers. January 30, 2010

Which type styles are best?

Which type face to use has been a frequent question since there were fonts... and particularly with the advent of desktop publishing. Everyone is a designer, but not everyone knows which fonts to use. January 29, 2010

Designing in White ... paper

White space is often called negative space. But in this instance, we're designing with the pure characteristics of paper, mixed with some very creative talent. Try some of these and discover the treasures found in paper January 28, 2010

Throw Your Press Release in the Trash

This was originally published as the Top Ten Reasons to Throw Your Press Release in the Trash, and I've refreshed it about three times since 1989. However recently a new generation of press writers have arrived and need these lessons again January 26, 2010

Promo, Promo Slow Month Blues

Here we are in February, and business is slow. Take this advice for a quick, short, low cost, powerhouse promotion for Valentine's day and your customers will be calling you back! January 26, 2010