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How to Publish a Children’s Book of Your Own
22 Jun 2018

How to Publish a Children’s Book of Your Own

The children’s book you create may be the one that starts a young person on his or her lifelong love affair with books. The best children’s books have a powerful ability to shape how we see the world for the rest of our lives. They teach us empathy, a passion for discovery, and the pleasure of learning.  Most of us can remember at least one...

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Daniel Milnor: Notes on Photography │Cusco
21 Jun 2018

Daniel Milnor: Notes on Photography │Cusco

Notes on Photography is a blog series all about images. Each month, Daniel Milnor will revisit an old photograph and share his notes on what works within each shot, what he would do differently, and why. Image 2: Cusco, Peru This was an image I made while teaching in Peru. The class was in the plaza in Cusco during Easter ceremonies. One of the things...

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Going Old School with Kodak’s TMAX 3200
21 Jun 2018

Going Old School with Kodak’s TMAX 3200

The film vs digital debate has been raging for at least the past decade. There is no clear winner, other than all of us photographers, because we currently have a multitude of ways to be whatever style of photographer we want—working with whatever materials we choose. Kodak recently announced the reintroduction of a ­once-discontinued film, TMAX 3200, which prompted me to write this post. You...

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Yarn Over | Behind the Book with Delia Randall
19 Jun 2018

Yarn Over | Behind the Book with Delia Randall

Delia Randall is a blogger and maker who documents what she creates for her family over at Delia Creates. Accomplished with a crochet hook, she shares patterns and how-tos with her followers in her posts and videos. She then gathered up some favorites, added some new patterns, and offered the collection up for sale in her book Yarn Over. How I self-published my first book...

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Reordering an Existing Photo Book with Layflat Paper
14 Jun 2018

Reordering an Existing Photo Book with Layflat Paper

Photo books just got an upgrade! Photo books with Layflat paper make great gifts for holidays, anniversaries, weddings, or any other special occasion. Layflat paper allows images to spread across a two-page spread, allowing your images to take center stage and make a bigger impact. Now, I know what you might be thinking, “I already made this book, I don’t have time to recreate it,”...

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Hit the Books with Dan Milnor & X-Rite: Color Management – Webinar Recap
13 Jun 2018

Hit the Books with Dan Milnor & X-Rite: Color Management – Webinar Recap

Hit the Books with Dan Milnor is a monthly webinar about all things book-making and self-publishing. This month we’re talking about how to navigate the variables between screen and print using X-Rite’s color management tools. If you missed our latest live webinar, don’t worry! We’ve got the entire thing recorded below. June: Color Management From Screen to Print The importance of color management About X-Rite and...

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