Life Calculations

Just what is the cost of wasting time on Facebook? One of the things that really impressed me in my college Economics classes was the idea of “opportunity cost”. Now, thanks to my ruthlessly practical upbringing and my father’s background … Continued

Lightroom Masterclass

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Finally learn Lightroom! Remember last week, how I was saying that I used Lightroom more than Photoshop? There’s a reason for that. Actually, there are several reasons, but the big one is that Lightroom is actually made specifically for photographers. … Continued

Quick Photoshop Tutorial

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Selecting edges is hard! As a professional computer geek and an amateur photographer, everyone expects me to to know Photoshop like a graphic designer. The truth is, though, I enjoy photography because it gets me out from behind the computer. … Continued

Government Sponsored Font

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Your tax dollars at work for better design! No, seriously, this is actually US tax dollars working to develop a “better” font. Not even kidding. Believe it or not, there’s a little something called the United States Web Design System … Continued

Hilda Hoffman

Born December 8th, 2002. Departed March 13th, 2019. At 11:25am this morning, the vet told Sharon and I what we already knew; Hilda had passed on from this world into the next. I got her when she was just barely … Continued

More Free Alternatives

I’m tired and lazy, but it’s Friday, so here’s a post for you. The brave few who are regular readers here know I dig free software. I also have had aspirations of being a bit of an artist, writer and … Continued

DIY Pop Art Prints

Like Andy Warhol, but that match your decor. If you don’t know who Andy Warhol is, this post may not make sense to you. Also, you may not be old enough to be reading my blog. Seriously, though, if you … Continued

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