Pages Navigation Menu

Digital Scrapbooking

Digital Photography

About Me

Most Recent Articles

Photoshop User Magazine’s Wedding Issue Featuring Veronica Spriggs

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 in 31 Days To Better Photoshop Design, By Designer, DSB News Vine, Photoshop, Veronica Spriggs | 0 comments

  Today’s post though short and brief is an exciting one. I am beyond thrilled to announce that I am featured in this month’s issue of Photoshop User Magazine. Having just done a series of Photoshop Tutorials it kind of gives validation to the fact that I just may know what I’m talking about. I absolutely love Photoshop and I love sharing my knowledge of Photoshop.   How did it come about? I was going through my morning ritual of browsing an overflowing inbox when I saw an email from a Jake Widman.  I thought ok I’ll come back to that. Naturally I forgot to go back it. A few days later I got another email from Jake in my Wedding Album Cafe inbox. This time I actually read it. An invitation to write for Photoshop User Magazine?!? Count me in!   As you can see from the cover this issue is all about weddings. Jake having found my site Wedding Album Cafe thought I along with 2 other wedding album designers would make up a great featured article.   This is one of my most shining moments. Though I have been featured in magazine before, NAILS Magazine several times in fact, I have never had the opportunity to be featured as a graphic...

Read More

How To Create A Photo Book

Posted by on Feb 24, 2014 in 31 Days To Better Photoshop Design, DSB News Vine, Photoshop, Tutorials, Video Tutorials | 0 comments

  Planning Your Photobook    The perfect photo book will take some planning. You’ll want to start by deciding what story you want to tell. Once you know what your photo book is about you can begin gathering photos for your book. Be sure to sort your photos chronologically or by event or occasion. However you choose to sort your photos make sure they tell a story that flows logically. Your photo book should take the reader on a journey. When gathering photos for your photo book you’ll want to make sure all photos are of the highest quality and clarity. Use images that have been directly scanned in or are straight from your camera’s digital card. Avoid using images that have been previously saved for web.    What You’ll Need To Create Your Photo Book   A Digital Camera & Memory Card – Capture your photos onto your camera’s memory card for easy transfer into Photoshop. A graphics editor. To edit your photos and insert them in a book use a graphics editing software such as Adobe Photoshop Elements. Your digital camera may also include a software you could use. A Photo book Template – By using a photo book template you not only save time but you can be assured your photo book meets correct size...

Read More

Photo Editing vs SOOC: 5 Easy Photo Edits That Will Get Your Images Pinned

Posted by on Feb 22, 2014 in 31 Days To Better Photoshop Design, In Focus, Photoshop, Tutorials, Veronica Spriggs | 2 comments

Are your images getting pinned on Pinterest? Do you want to improve your pin count? Good photo editing can help improve your pin count. The more your images are pinned the better your blog’s traffic. You may think you don’t have time or know how to make photo edits. But I’ve got 5 photo editing tips that anyone can perform in a matter of minutes.   Are you a fan of SOOC, straight out of camera? Or do you...

Read More

The Rule Of Thirds: Photography Tips To Make Your Graphic Design Shine

Posted by on Feb 21, 2014 in 31 Days To Better Photoshop Design, Photoshop, Tutorials, Veronica Spriggs | 1 comment

Photographers, movie makers and even artists employ the rule of thirds to create visual master-pieces. Today I will show you how to use the rule of thirds in your graphic design projects. Because after all, what is a graphic designer creating if not art? Even if you don’t consider yourself a graphic designer the rule of thirds can apply to all areas of design. So if you are a layout artist who just wants to make stunning scrapbook pages...

Read More

25 Free Fonts Bold Enough For Titling: Downloads & Infographic

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 in 31 Days To Better Photoshop Design, DSB News Vine, Freebies, Infographic, Photoshop, Tutorials, Video Tutorials | 0 comments

  You are a designer and let’s face it, you need fonts. Your mission should you choose to accept it, and I know you do, is too keep your font arsenal fully stocked. You need fonts for every occasion. How free fonts? Free fonts are good, great even. That’s where this list of 25 free fonts bold enough for titling comes in.   25 Free Fonts Bold Enough For Titling: The List Preview & Free Infographic Below   1....

Read More

Faking The Bold: Font Types True type vs Open type

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014 in 31 Days To Better Photoshop Design, DSB News Vine, Photoshop, Tutorials, Veronica Spriggs, Video Tutorials | 0 comments

  Font Types: Open Type vs True Type   Before you consider what style of font you want you may want to first choose from Open type or True type. What is the difference between these font types and why should it matter? No one will know the difference between a true type and open type on your completed design. However if your font type of choice is open type you will have greater options in the design process....

Read More

How to Design a Simple Business Card with Photoshop

Posted by on Feb 15, 2014 in 31 Days To Better Photoshop Design, Photoshop, Tutorials | 0 comments

How to Design a Simple Business Card with Photoshop       You can do a lot of stuff with Adobe Photoshop, but did you know you can actually use Photoshop to design custom business cards for your company? Learn how to make simple business cards with Photoshop right now!   Start Off With the Right Dimensions and Resolution for Your Business Card Template   One of the most important steps to designing a good business card in Photoshop...

Read More