Monthly Archives: April 2011

Work on Photos in the Field, then Import that Work Into Lightroom

When the iPad first came out, two photographers I know tried it, didn’t like it, and handed it right back to Apple. But another photographer (Jennifer Wills, also an occasional author) tried it and fell in love. Not only was the iPad much easier to take anywhere—from the boardroom to the beach—but her photos […]

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Podcast 148

ITUNES RSS FEED DOWNLOAD Listen in your browser: InDesignSecrets-148.mp3 (21.2 MB, 37:06 minutes) See the Show Notes for links mentioned in this episode. Or view the transcript of this podcast. Interview with Russell Viers On teaching InDesign, the suite, and his favorite tips The struggles of regional newspaper publishers (his specialty) Keyboard Shortcut of the […]

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Review: QuarkXPress 9

Pros: Publishes e-books to three formats; adds helpful new features for producing text-heavy documents regardless of their final destination. Cons: The App Studio for creating iPad apps may not be available until late July; some e-book formatting must occur after the document content is completely finalized. [Editor’s note: will publish Jay Nelson’s mini-review of […]

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Are You Seriously In Love With Type? Then This Is for You.

John Boardley, the man behind the excellent blog I Love Typography, is about to publish a new quarterly print magazine called Codex. The first issue will be 144 full-color pages and have only limited ads—in other words, a whole lot of typographic treats. In addition, Linotype is including its “Fonts in Focus” publication, but only […]

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New Nikon 50mm Lens

While the general public may be wowed by the look of big lenses, savvy photographers know that the seemingly modest 50mm lens is often the best choice. They’re usually great in low light, with a small size that means they’re easy to fit in a bag (and makes you less conspicuous), and they often deliver […]

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