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Every now and then a topic comes up that I feel like writing about which isn’t obviously visual art or design oriented. While the original desire to explore the realm of art and design with this blog encompasses many things, music perhaps pushes the boundaries a bit… or not. Music is such a huge part […]

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I can’t remember the first time I saw a hamburger. Perhaps that’s an inside term but if you don’t know that hamburger is the word used for the three line navigation icon on web sites and apps then you probably aren’t reading my blog and for sure don’t care about my meat eating habits. I […]

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So this is the time of year that business picks up and I regularly reflect on the summer and what should have gotten done with any free time. Partially because of the break involved with working for schools and perhaps partially because summer school was etched into my routine from an early age, learning discipline […]

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I haven’t blogged about inspiring images in a good while… Recently I came across Beth Moon who I’ve found to have a great combination of concept and down right stunning imagery. Where a photograph is rarely completely non-conceptual, I grew weary and skeptical over the years of art that people seem to like once they […]

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With responsive web design becoming more common and being a needed designer skill for a couple years now, there’s a last straw for people who haven’t gone mobile. That is the Google Search algorithm update that favors mobile friendly websites. Another good reason and one that has proceeded the update for a good while is […]

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There’s so many opinions concerning the ethics of photoshopping these days. From politics with Iran cloning to make their weapons seem more ominous, to race relations with peoples skin being lightened, editing to the extreme seems to be in fashion. For sure the news media shouldn’t be using it much and actors and models show […]

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It’s sad to follow the recent events concerning The New Republic magazine. I can relate because I left my webmaster position there in part because of changes being made by short lived owners Canwest, a Canadian media conglomerate. During my time there we enjoyed expanded the blogs, the art section, and the multi-media which to […]

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There’s been a lot of talk about Facebooks continuous Terms and Conditions changes and how much they’re asking people to give up. FB wanting to track peoples location is pretty disturbing but being a photographer I thought I’d address image rights. I’ve always posted pictures small enough that they basically can’t be used for anything […]

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BYT has a good FotoWeek Preview. See you there.

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It’s a murder “who done it?” using a PSD file. Hope this is fun. Test Your Photoshop Skills

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