Remove Duplicate Fonts to Speed Up Your Mac and Photoshop

Here’s another speedup tip for Mac OS X users – get rid of duplicate fonts. I found my system was spending a lot of time running a process called fontd. Also Photoshop on startup would spend time dealing with fonts. Thankfully the fix is easy. Use the Font Book application to find and disable duplicate […]

Prototyping iPad Applications using Keynote (and would even work in Powerpoint)

A really interesting thing I found was a tutorial on prototyping iPad and iPhone applications by using Keynote, Apple’s Powerpoint equivalent to build an interactive prototype that will let you test the user interface before building it. Impressive. The tutorial is on Amir Khella’s blog. He also has a website that sells the themes for […]

The Keys to getting the most out of photography and art study

Many students doing a photography or fine art study program fail completely to get out of it all they could. Here is how to improve on this. During the course of a semester of study, students are caught up in the tasks of note taking and doing projects/assignments. This dominates all thinking: the looming deadlines […]