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Fujifilm Instax Share SP-1 printer review – CNET

Fujifilm Instax Share SP-1 printer review:

Simple, fun instant photo printer for your smartphone

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InDesign Type eBook Deal of the Week | Adobe Press

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Typography is the foundation of graphic design, and the most effective way to be a better designer is to understand type and use it confidently and creatively. This fully updated third edition is a comprehensive guide to creating professional type with Adobe InDesign. It covers micro and macro typography concepts, from understanding the nuance of a single spacing width to efficiently creating long and complex documents.

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The Sketchnote Workbook VideoVideo Deal of the Week | Peachpit

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The Sketchnote Handbook author Mike Rohde is back with even more tips and techniques for taking visual notes, whether at work, at school, at home, on a bus, or in the coffee shop down the street. In this video, Mike takes you out of the conference room and shows you new venues for using visual notetaking to capture all kinds of ideas, experiences, and memories that you’ll want to return to and share with others. But that doesn’t mean you’ll stop sketchnoting during meetings

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Photoshop Down & Dirty Tricks for Designers, Volume 2 eBook Deal of the Week | Peachpit Press

Photoshop Down & Dirty Tricks for Designers, Volume 2

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Corey Barker-Executive Producer of PlanetPhotoshop.com and one of the Photoshop Guys of Photoshop User TV-brings you this completely new set of techniques, tricks, and tutorials in this second volume of the Down & Dirty Tricks for Designers series. Ever wonder how that movie poster was created, or how they created that cool ad in the magazine, or maybe even how to take a seemingly mundane photo and give it the Hollywood treatment? This is the book for you

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Hey entrepreneurs: you’re thinking too much – GDB

Have you ever considered the fact that you might be thinking TOO much when it comes to building your business?

You spend weeks and months (maybe even years) trying to figure out which email software to use, which color to make your call-to-action button, or whether to build your portfolio on WordPress or Squarespace.

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Fuel Series | Peachpit

Introducing FuelBooks

Need a little boost? Fill up on Fuel! Packed with practical tools and tips that will help you quickly advance your creative skills, FuelBooks get right to the heart of what you need to learn.

Starting at just $5 and written by top photographers, designers, and web professionals, FuelBooks offer friendly, straightforward instruction and innovative ideas to power your creativity!

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In-House Designers: Enter the Competition Just for You!

Will your logo design stand the test of time? It sits as the pillar for any brand—big or small—even if it represents your personal brand. HOW knows that the most effective logos are striking yet simple, evocative but not too expected, and translate into a wide variety of visual applications. Enter the HOW Logo Design Awards for a chance to garner wide exposure and be recognized for your logo design work.

Deadline: August 1, 2014 ENTER NOW!

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Let us reward your logo designs—which we know are the result of painstaking research and brainstorming. Enter the Logo Design Awards and your hard work could pay off in the form of:

A feature in HOW magazine’s “Behind the Design” column

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Get the recognition your logo design deserves. Send in your work by August 1!

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Exposing for the Sky | Videomaker.com

There’s a world of color out there, but your camera can’t see it all and the sky will play havoc with all that that vibrance. How do you fix it?

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Inkjet Transfers, New Vintage Tintypes Video Deal of the Week | Peachpit

Inkjet Transfers, New Vintage Tintypes

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Learn processes to create new Vintage Tintype images using inkjet emulsion transfers. You will learn several ways to age metal to create unique photographic prints by using DASS SuperSauce™ to transfer pigment inkjet prints to the aged metal. The images are reminiscent of photographic processes of the late 1800′s including tintypes, cyanotypes, and ambrotypes.

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JavaScript: Visual QuickStart Guide, 9th Edition eBook Deal of the Week | Peachpit Press

JavaScript: Visual QuickStart Guide, 9th Edition

By Dori Smith, Tom Negrino

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With the proliferation of new, standards-compliant browsers, virtually all users and Web sites can successfully use the latest JavaScript techniques. This task-based, visual-reference guide has been fully revised and uses step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots to give beginning and intermediate scripters what they need to know to keep their skills up-to-date

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