Creative Tidbits #186: Valentines Madness

Fred Showker's Creative Update

Creative tidbits is a column in DTG Magazine featuring creative instpiration It's that time of year and just for fun we decided to get some crazy stuff for you to enjoy! The first item is a killer ... please enjoy that one for sure! ... here we go:

  • Top 10 list of the outrageously expensive Valentines Gifts
  • Lots of free vector starter images for Valentine's
  • Adobe Illustrator Tutorial: Be My Valentine
  • A Font with emotion : My Valentines Love
  • Adam McIver 16 Valentines
  • Happy Valentine's Day
  • ... and more !
February 8, 2018

George Engel reviews the Kodak ‘Mini Shot’ Camera, compared to the Polaroid Snap

George Engel - digital cameras that print So, I could be wrong but, it appears that Kodak just advertised a new Digital Camera with a built-in printer for $100. Is this a Wow moment or what? Is this a good thing? Worthwhile, or just a laugh-in moment?

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Let’s take a look at this... Kodak coming out against the Polaroid ‘Snap’... at $89 (Amazon)?

But is this printing-in-a-Camera thing anything worthwhile or not? Have we been here before? December 22, 2017

3 Tips to Snap Impressive Product Photos for a Business -- even if you do it yourself!

Product photography has become increasingly more important nowadays, and it is crucial that you showcase your businesses’ products in the best light in order to attract buyers. While it would be nice to be able to pay a skilled professional photographer to snap the photos that you need, that may not be in your budget – so do it yourself with these tips to help . . . November 26, 2017

Did you ever wish you could see your iPhone photos on a much bigger monitor?

Taking and proofing photos on a 3-inch screen is just about the most stupid thing you could think of for photography. Really? You're going to evaluate a photograph on an iPhone? It's really kind of crazy that 45 million people think nothing of it! Well, of course that's because they're all amateurs and bush-leagers. Trained and professional photographers know there's no such thing is proper photo image evaluation on a phone . . . any phone for that matter! Get your act together, and get a better view! November 1, 2017

Photographers and Artists are truly loving what ImageFramer does for their self publishing!

This is a cool app that everyone who takes and presents photographs should try! Plus it's just a lot of fun working with the program, coming up with cool frames for your potos. Check it out, I think you've have a ball! August 28, 2017

PhotoSync, still one of the great apps for iOS! Get your photos together

Never mind those other apps ... we've told you about PhotoSync before, and now they've given it a killer update to the app when you need to transfer, backup and share photos and videos over the air. The update introduces transfer from / to "OneDrive for Business" and over 50 further improvements. August 24, 2017

Photos on iPhone and iPad - interactive and inspirational Book released

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I don't know about you, but these days the apps and devices are getting too many features and too many problems to keep up. Yes, there are only ten thousand photo apps for the iPhone. Sheesh ... thanks Thomas Anthony, now you can actually learn something about mobile photography so your images are better, and your life is easier! June 1, 2017

ShotList 8.0 brings order to chaos for movie shoots

If you do video or photography shoots, you always need to be aware of potential troubles. If something unexpected happens during the shoot such as weather, location or cast availability problems) Shotlist makes it easy to rapidly rearrange the shooting order on the spot, and email a full-colour revised schedule to the entire team in a few taps from your mobile device. May 31, 2017

Facebook Friends: Kay Johannes, Crystal Owen, Colette Bradford, Sharla Fell and Tory Gallery

As we flow into April, we've passed the first day of spring and we continue to highlight our Designing Women friends on Facebook. I'm really impressed with so many designers who lean toward the fine arts -- and of course a fine arts background makes for good graphic designers! This edition welcomes five friends -- we are pleased to introduce you to Designing Women on Facebook Kay Johannes Designing Women on Facebook Crystal Owen Designing Women on Facebook Colette Bradford Designing Women on Facebook Sharla Fell and Designing Women on Facebook Tory Gallery! Have fun visiting their works! April 5, 2017

Designing Women : Sisters Gulassa, Missy Meyer, Gemma O’Brien and Mahima Mahajan

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As we near the end of March, our field trip brings us from Vienna to Santa Cruz, from Phoenix to India and to world-class design studios of Designing Women! In this issue we visit Designing Women on Facebook Sisters Gulassa, Designing Women on Facebook Missy Meyer, Designing Women on Facebook Gemma O’Brien and Designing Women on Facebook Mahima Mahajan! Enjoy these and don't forget if you'd like to share your favorites, just let us know! March 22, 2017