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Five Rules to Remember When Digital Storytelling
09 Nov 2017

Five Rules to Remember When Digital Storytelling

This blog post is brought to you by Adobe. Capturing beautiful imagery and creating wonderful designs is only half of the story. If you’re an amazing photographer, then, in many cases, your work will speak for itself. Or, perhaps, it will create mystery or a question in the viewer’s mind like, “what’s really going on here?” I love looking at photos that make me think....

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19 Jun 2017

Jared Platt: Your Photos are Worth More Than a Facebook “like”

In order to help you understand the concept of the proof book better, and for those who are not professionals and want to learn how to make a beautiful book, this video will help you get started making books from Lightroom. I fell in love in the darkroom. I remember the day very distinctly. I was home from college between semesters and I was about...

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Author Spotlight: Grace Domecus & Her Design Portfolio
14 May 2017

Author Spotlight: Grace Domecus & Her Design Portfolio

We interviewed San Francisco design student Grace Domecus, who made a portfolio book we really loved. Her project conveyed her personality, skills, and style so well, we asked her to talk a little about her book. What kind of book did you make? How did you decide on size and paper type? I made a portfolio book for all the projects that I have done...

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How to Make a CreativeLive Video
11 Oct 2016

How to Make a CreativeLive Video

Several years ago I did two presentations with an organization called CreativeLive. I was working for Blurb at the time but these first presentations were more about me as a creative than about Blurb specifically. Bookmaking and documentary portraiture were the areas I chose to cover. When you work with CreativeLive, in many cases, you are actually presenting, filming and broadcasting LIVE, complete with studio...

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How to Make a Travel Photo Book Using Lightroom
11 Aug 2016

How to Make a Travel Photo Book Using Lightroom

You’ve roared through the trees tops on a zip line, tasted the salty sea riding waves, and indulged in an amazing meal—and that was your first day! You have photos of every moment, and you’ve made them look their best in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. After waiting all year for your vacation, why wait to create a lasting expression of your trip? Get those images off...

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Five Tips to Improve Your Photo Book Images in Lightroom
24 Mar 2016

Five Tips to Improve Your Photo Book Images in Lightroom

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom provides a fun, simple path for making a Blurb photo book through the Book Module. There are some common problems that photographers may encounter when preparing and presenting their images. Here are the best ways to avoid them before hitting the print button. 1- “My images printed too dark!” The reason for this is usually a simple one: When viewing images on...

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