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Hit the Books with Dan Milnor: Finishing Touches Webinar Recap
20 Feb 2018

Hit the Books with Dan Milnor: Finishing Touches Webinar Recap

Hit the Books with Dan Milnor is a monthly webinar about all things book-making and self-publishing. This month, we’re talking about putting the finishing touches on your book project. Did you miss our latest webinar live? Not to worry! We’ve got the entire webinar recorded below. If you want more info on finishing touches, you can download this PDF we put together so you can reference tips on editing and...

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5 Tips for Better Instagram Photos on the Road
20 Feb 2018

5 Tips for Better Instagram Photos on the Road

The more you travel, the less you want to carry. Even though you’re on a great trip and want great photos to show for it, sometimes a lighter load is nice. The good news is that you really can get good quality photos with that small device you always have with you: your phone. Even though phone photography feels more casual, taking time to setup...

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Capture, Collect, and Create: 5 Creative Ways to Spice up your Travel Books
20 Feb 2018

Capture, Collect, and Create: 5 Creative Ways to Spice up your Travel Books

I recently found myself wanting to document a quick trip I went on last 4th of July break, and couldn’t decide how to best get all my memories down. I had a ton of photos on my phone and an entire plastic bag of mixed up ticket stubs, postcards, and flyers (I went to three totally different cities, so it was hard to unite them all...

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Celebrate Library Lovers Day!
13 Feb 2018

Celebrate Library Lovers Day!

Ah, Valentine’s Day—chocolates, cards, and flowers galore! Whether you are celebrating the holiday or powering through your Wednesday routine, there’s one thing about February 14th you may not know: Today is Library Lovers Day! It’s a unique occasion to show your local libraries just how much they are appreciated. To help celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of things you can do to spread the library...

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Hit the Books with Dan Milnor: Photojournalism
08 Feb 2018

Hit the Books with Dan Milnor: Photojournalism

In Dan Milnor’s view, the best way for an aspiring photographer to learn the ropes is to practice photojournalism. See what he has to say about storytelling, bearing witness, and the future of photojournalism. 1) What is photojournalism and how does it differ from other genres of photography? Okay, let’s take a look at the official definition and I’ll add my two cents: “Photojournalism is a particular...

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Travelling in Style: Layflat with Liz Kamarul
08 Feb 2018

Travelling in Style: Layflat with Liz Kamarul

Liz Kamarul hit the road in a refurbished RV to travel across the United States. A stylist with a beautiful social media presence, we caught up with Liz to hear about taking style on the road, and translating her distinctive 3D spaces into gorgeous print spreads in her Layflat photo book, Lost & Found. Tell us about your work. How did you get started as...

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