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Best SSD to Upgrade your PC

Swap your old Hard Disk Drive (HDD) for a Solid State Drive (SSD) Table of Contents Swap your old Hard Disk Drive (HDD ...

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Skillfully Hand Holding a 35mm Camera

Hand Holding a 35mm Camera When hand holding a camera (as opposed to using a tripod or other stable support), yo ...

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Free Access to Lynda.com Links

Get free access to Lynda.com! Free access to Lynda.com tutorials and courses are provided with many junior colle ...

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Best Online Learning with Lynda.com

lynda online learning Lynda online learning is a leading platform that helps anyone learn business, software, te ...

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Info, Fun & More Web Links

Info, Fun and More Web Links This section is mostly for fun, but also features some links to cool websites we li ...

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Manufacturers and Suppliers

Manufacturers and Suppliers We sometimes refer to products from manufacturers and suppliers in posts and convers ...

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Software Links

Software Links for Photographers and Artists This section offers software links to companies that produce soluti ...

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Great Non-Profit Links

Non-Profit Links We love to promote links to non-profit organizations like these that help provide needed servic ...

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Local Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations Many of our our clients are members of clubs and organizations that promote collaboratio ...

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2020 – A Matter of Perspective

2020 - A Matter of Perspective We have seen the news and learned of events in distant parts of the globe, yet go ...

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Best Way to Calibrate your Monitor

Why Calibrate Your Monitor? Learning how to calibrate your monitor is probably the single most important compone ...

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Ideal Color Output Settings

Ideal Color Output Settings The color output settings saved in your image file determine which color space, rend ...

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Creative Framing Ideas

Framing Image Groups A popular theme today is framing image groups of mixed and matched art and photos. Unlike a ...

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Framing Soft Goods

Framing Soft Goods Framing Sports Jerseys Whether your favorite sports star is a professional or in little leagu ...

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Choosing What to Frame

What to Frame Buy Art That You Love When choosing what to frame, you should always choose art that you love, no ...

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How to Choose a Frame

How to choose a frame Choosing A Frame Color There are several methods for how to choose a frame and select app ...

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Creative Mat Styles

Mat styles Bottom-Weighted Mats There are many mat styles in common use. A bottom-weighted mat is one with a wid ...

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Professional Print Mounting

print mounting Our print mounting is done using cold mount adhesive for attaching regular photo prints and poste ...

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Acrylic vs Glass in Frames

Acrylic vs Glass in Frames Which is better, acrylic vs glass in frames?  Although we offer both many of our cus ...

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What are Giclée Prints?

Giclée Prints What’s in a Name? Giclée prints (gee-clay) are fine art inkjet prints produced to exacting ...

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Basic Understanding of Rendering Intents

Understanding Rendering Intents Understanding rendering intents is vital to successfully working within a given ...

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Color Management Explained

Color Management Color management workflow will determine how well your print output will match the image on you ...

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Pixels and Print Resolution

Pixels and print resolution The number of pixels and print resolution needs to be considered when determining i ...

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Photoshop Tips

Photoshop tips We get asked all the time where to find Photoshop tips and tutorials. I have found that Lynda.co ...

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How to Backup Digital Photos

How to Backup Your Digital Photos Do you know the best way to backup digital photos? So how important is it? Do ...

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Easy Raw File Conversion

Raw file conversion The challenge of raw file conversion stops many photographers from taking advantage of the ...

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Guide to HDR Photos

Guide to HDR Photos Ferrell McCollough, published by Lark Books Number of Images and Bracketing Amount In the Gu ...

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Photo Buying Advice

Photo buying advice Written by Timothy Edberg This photo buying advice is to help you become a more informed buy ...

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Caring for Photos

caring for photos Written by Timothy Edberg Whether you’ve just bought an exciting new photograph or have ...

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Setting Depth of Field

setting depth of field Setting depth of field appropriately is one of the more crucial skills needed in success ...

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The Tripod an Essential Tool

the tripod - an essential tool Ah, the tripod an essential tool that nobody, but nobody likes to carry! Yet not ...

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Archiving Digital Images

archiving digital images In today’s digital world, many people are archiving digital images on hard drive ...

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Zoom vs Prime Lenses

zoom vs prime lenses The primary difference between zoom vs prime lenses is that “zoom” lenses that ...

color temperature

Color Temperature and CRI

Color temperature and CRI When discussing color temperature and CRI, we are most often talking about how fluore ...

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How to Read Digital Histograms

understanding digital histograms Whether you are shooting with a digital camera or are editing an image on the ...

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Simple File Naming Suggestions

file naming suggestions File Naming Suggestions For ease of handling, these file naming suggestions will help a ...

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Simple Glossary of Art and Framing

glossary of art and framing Most industries have their own unique language and a glossary of art and framing te ...

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