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Daniel Milnor: Notes on Photography │California
17 Jul 2018

Daniel Milnor: Notes on Photography │California

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 3: El Mirage, California If you’ve seen a car commercial in the last twenty years, then you’ve most likely seen El Mirage Dry Lake near Los Angeles. El Mirage...

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How to Self-Publish a Poetry Book – 10 Steps
09 Jul 2018

How to Self-Publish a Poetry Book – 10 Steps

Last year, some of the best-selling books in the world were poetry books, created by Instagram Poets like Rupi Kaur, Atticus, Nayyirah Waheed, and Nikita Gill. These poets, whose work appears in visual form all over social media and garners hundreds of thousands of followers, often found success in choosing to self-publish poetry. This way, they controlled the look and feel of the finished product,...

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Book Layout & Design Ideas │Layout 2
28 Jun 2018

Book Layout & Design Ideas │Layout 2

This blog series is designed to provide some basic book layout ideas for your books, magazines, or eBooks. The spreads you see here, and the added notes, are not meant to be reflections of perfect book design or book layout, only a baseline to begin your own book journey. Layout 2.1 A classic across the gutter image with a single column of copy. The image is...

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Preparing Your Images for Print – Image Optimization Tips & Tricks
26 Jun 2018

Preparing Your Images for Print – Image Optimization Tips & Tricks

Before printing images, it’s vital to make sure they are optimized for their particular use. Whether you are printing your images as part of a photo book or selling print versions of your best graphics, the following image optimization tips and tricks will show you how to prepare images for printing, so that they look great every time the ink hits the paper. Use the right...

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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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