April 14, 2014

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Photography: Crop Your Photos Like a Pro

Cropping a photo was one of the first things I learned how to do in my layout class in college. We did it by hand, with a ruler, grease pencil and your eyes all squinty-like to get an idea of how it’s gonna look when it comes back from the service bureau or printer. That … Continue Reading

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Photography: Fixing Group Photos

It never fails. You take a group shot and something (someone) always ruins it. They blink. They look away. A rabbit ear here, a nose pick there. Little Billy vomits or the dog is humping Aunt Dot’s leg. Well, I got a fix for most of those. Crate the dog Tell everyone to say “cheese.” … Continue Reading

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Philter Phun with Photoshop Elements

It’s filter week here at Dadand. First I’m changing oil filters, now I’m applying photo filters. During my first few years of using Photoshop, it seemed all I heard about was filters. “Hey man what filter did you use?” Everyone was “filter-happy.” Filters were something anyone could do easily. Open a photo, apply the filter … Continue Reading

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Photography: Lighten Dark or Uneven Exposures

Living in a town that is driven by travel and tourism, I notice two things are frequently happening around me—people taking photos, and people asking for directions to some place they will undoubtedly take more photos. We’re in the theme parks all the time and I see many photo faux pas: shooting into the sun … Continue Reading

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Dadand meets Photoshop Elements

We’ve been Photoshopped. Errr… Photoshop Elemented. You’ve heard the infamous software noun used as a verb lately—mostly when they refer to fashion mag covers and making some super skinny model even skinnier. Well Pete and I will be putting some nouns and verbs together, along with other parts of the English language, over the next … Continue Reading

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Like a G12

I had some bonus money burning a hole in my pocket. I know, I know, I should have bought a savings bond, or Sirius XM stock, or put it into a college fund, or bought a Suze Orman book, but I wanted an iPad. I REALLY wanted an iPad. I ALMOST bought an iPad. But … Continue Reading

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