Monthly Archives: April 2009

Camera Filters So Good, You'll Call Them Magic

The Hollywood Black Magic is Schneider Optics’ latest development in professional diffusion filters for high definition digital cameras. Building on the success of the HD Classic Soft filters with their Micro-lenslet design and the Black Frost filters using Black Micropore technology, Schneider has developed a new line of diffusion filters that combines the best attributes […]

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TypeTalk: Get Typographically Correct Text from Word

TypeTalk is a regular blog on typography. Post your questions and comments by clicking on the Comments icon above. If Ilene answers your question in the blog, you’ll receive one Official T-Shirt! Q. I often receive copy with dumb quotes, double spaces between sentences, and double hyphens instead of dashes, all of which have […]

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Calling All Couch-Owning Creative Suite Lovers

The online business MySuiteStuff is selling pillows emblazoned with the icons of Adobe After Effects, Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop. These 12″ x12″ fleece pillows are hand-made. Because of that, MySuiteStuff needs between two to five weeks to fulfill each order. Individual pillows are $15, or, like the Creative Suite itself, you can save […]

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Peachpit's Ebooks & Videos 40% Off

David Blatner (editorial director of’s sister publication, InDesign Magazine), reports on that Peachpit Press is discounting all of its PDF ebooks and its videos by 40%. The long list of available ebooks is here; the video list is here. To receive the discount, enter the coupon EARTHDAYPP during checkout. The offer is good […]

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New NetDiagrammer Plug-In for ConceptDraw

CS Odessa announces the release of ConceptDraw NetDiagrammer, a $49 new plug-in for ConceptDraw PRO 8, that is specifically designed to enable users to rapidly plan, design and document computer networks. With the addition of ConceptDraw NetDiagrammer plug-in, ConceptDraw PRO, the comprehensive professional business graphics software package, that supports both Mac and PC, can now […]

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