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Five Essential Graphic Design Trends for 2020

Five Essential Graphic Design Trends for 2020 At the dawn of this new decade, we’re seeing graphic design trends shifting toward a more natural and reserved feeling, away from the bold colors of the past decade. Stay ahead of the curve and check out these five graphic design trends for 2020! 2020 Graphic Design Trends 1. Muted Color Palettes In 2019, we saw bright, bold, and vivid colors. In 2020, the graphic design trend is moving toward muted color palettes.  What are muted colors? Muted colors are vivid colors that have had their...

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Five Tips for Great Outdoor Family Photos

Five Tips for Great Outdoor Family Photos Here are some tips for capturing great outdoor family photos! These tips and tricks will help you up your game to capture frame-worthy family photos in the great outdoors. Understand Basic Camera Features If you don’t understand the basics of your camera, there is a lot that can go wrong with your outdoor family photos. Making a few minor changes to your camera’s settings can make a big difference in your outdoor photos. Here is a great outline of the most important digital camera settings for...

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Creating a Graphic Design Portfolio

Creating a Graphic Design Portfolio A graphic design portfolio is vital for proving your graphic design skills and for attracting the attention of more employers, recruiters, and clients. “Simply put, a graphic design portfolio can establish your legitimacy as a designer worth hiring.” No pressure, right? The good news is that creating your graphic design portfolio is easy and, depending on the platform you choose, can also be free. Let’s take a look at some tips and tricks for creating your very own graphic design portfolio....

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Revive your Career: Get Certified

Revive your Career: Get Certified To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.” – Leonard Bernstein There comes a time in life when you have challenges in your career. It could be technology has changed, and you need to learn new skills.  Perhaps you are seeking a way to increase your paycheck. Maybe you are in search of a new career altogether. If you are like most people, the need to learn and grow with the pace of society is critical to succeed professionally. In today’s...

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Adobe Authorized Training Center

Adobe Authorized Training Center Digital Workshop Center (DWC), headquartered in Fort Collins, has been offering graphic design, web design, video editing, and digital marketing classes for students of all skill levels for the past ten years.  Today, DWC has been certified as the first Adobe Authorized Training Center in Northern Colorado and only the second in the state. In addition, certification by Adobe requires that all Adobe instructors at DWC are now Adobe Certified Experts.  DWC and their staff has been working...

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Introduction to Long Exposure Photography: Part II

Introduction to Long Exposure Photography: Part II Photography Tutorial: Introduction to Long Exposure Photography: Part II Long exposures enable the photographer to create impressive artistic images with an illusion of time passing and a smoothing effect. Let’s revisit this topic and define the technique for long exposures outdoors. Long Exposure: Part II We introduced the basic equipment, camera settings, and technique of long exposure photography in a previous post. Here is a brief review of the most important points. A long exposure can be...

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