Monthly Archives: October 2009

Podcast 112

ITUNES RSS FEED DOWNLOAD Listen in your browser: InDesignSecrets-112.mp3 (17.2 MB, 32:59 minutes) Or view the transcript of this podcast. Blog Posts You Should Know About: Windows 7 and InDesign (Bob Levine) Story Editor Secrets (Steve Werner) Importing PowerPoint into InDesign (James Fritz) When to Use Balance Ragged Lines (Anne-Marie) Time to Get Geeky: Unicodes, […]

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Free For All: Photoshop Brushes, Fonts, and Image Tools

ColorSuckr Print and Web designers and illustrators often want to extract one or more colors from an image. Typically, it’s a tedious process of clicking the Eyedropper tool to pick up the desired color, switching to the Swatches panel, and creating and naming a new swatch, or hovering the Eyedropper tool over pixels and writing […]

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Flickr Friday: October 30, 2009

Flickr user madmolecule took the shot below with a matchbox pinhole camera loaded with 200 speed 35mm Fuji film. Exposure was “maybe a minute or two — I’ve given up trying to use a stopwatch; I just eyeball it now.” So that vignetting you see is the real thing, not software trickery. If you’re not […]

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Automatically Analyze and Enhance Images in InDesign

Press release A few months after unveiling the public beta, Elpical has released the final version of Claro Layout. With Claro Layout, print and publishing professionals working with Adobe® InDesign® now get access to Elpical’s Claro technology for optimizing images inside their documents, without leaving their trusted environment. Spotlight on the creative part Claro Layout […]

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New Courses on Photography & Social Media Marketing

Here are some of the courses recently unveiled at online training provider Photo Assignment: Backlit Portraits With Derrick Story Watch a trailer. Photo Assignment: Backlit Portraits is an interactive video course in which participating photographers can view and discuss each other’s work. Professional photographer Derrick Story shows how to make onsite adjustments in a […]

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Safari Books Online Enhances On-Demand Digital Library’s Functionality & Usability

Press release Safari Books Online, the leading on-demand digital library for technology, digital media, and business professionals, announced today the launch of Safari Books Online 6.0. This release features ground breaking advancements in the product offering, including exciting new functionality such as an interactive reading experience; dynamic content categorization; innovative community and collaboration features; and […]

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TypeTalk: Find Figure Styles in OpenType Fonts

TypeTalk is a regular blog on typography. Post your questions and comments by clicking on the Comments icon above. If Ilene answers your question in the blog, you’ll receive one Official T-Shirt! Q. You’ve written about figures in Open Type fonts, both oldstyle and lining variants and tabular and proportional spacing. But I have […]

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