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Stolen online photos?

There has been quite a bit of discussion online about protecting your photographs, watermarking photos, and various techniques for preventing your online photos from being stolen, hot-linked, or ripped off for other, unpaid uses. For the serious photographer and photography business, this might just be the solution ... October 8, 2009

Photoshop: Stock Images in Collages

Following links to what some people call "best tutorials" can often lead you down a dead-end street. Not so at Vrya's Tangled Synthesis web site! Her tutorials are quality! This one shows how she weaves stock images into movie and TV show montages and collages she's become famous for! October 3, 2009

The Internet's Last Day

Well, it has happened. Yesterday marked the last day of the internet as we know it. The body that oversees the web has ended its agreement with the US government. Good or bad, am I paranoid? Maybe. October 1, 2009

October Surf's Up for Fonts

It's October again and our annual fonts surf continues with more typographic discoveries including A Charming Font, and a special Halloween font from Graham Meade; some Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles thanks to Neale Davidson, new Ambigrams; the logo for a community website called Typedia; and a glowing love for the ampersand! September 29, 2009

Delicious typography discoveries

The 15th Annual Fall Fonts Festival fonts surf ends with and look at some spectacular examples of most unusual typography from Google Earth land mass lettering to beautiful scripts in the sand September 29, 2009

Cooper Misunderstood

The Cooper typeface is quite often misunderstood by the graphic design community -- but they're usually thinking about Cooper Black, when the Cooper Old Style type family is quite a nice face! September 29, 2009

Drew Struzan: legend in movie posters

You may not know who Drew Struzan is, but you know his work. He's the genius behind popular movie posters and a true master of this generation's painter / illustrators September 26, 2009

Jade Plugin for Adobe Photoshop

Here's the new Jade Plugin -- a digital image processing plugin for Adobe Photoshop. Enhance color, contrast and dynamic range, with this easy-to-use image enhancement tool -- automatically improve digital images directly in Adobe Photoshop. September 25, 2009

Visual Proofreading: 10 Rules

Visual proofreading helps you cull out the visual mistakes just like you would typos. It's an important step in the design process that helps you sharpen your design skills and produce better publications. September 25, 2009

Time billing gets iBiz upgrade

Creatives always find it difficult to stay on top of estimating, time tracking and billing. iBiz now offers Mac users for time-tracking, billing and project management designed to help free-lancers and small business owners stay on top of their billing September 25, 2009