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#433 Recognising Fonts from Images

Ever been stuck wondering what a font is? Ever wanted to download a font that has been used in a design? Using your phone with Adobe Capture you can now snap a pic or load from your camera roll and Adobe analyses it and points you to Type Kit fonts that are the same or… Continue reading #433 Recognising Fonts from Images

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#430 Editing pictures easily with the Photos app in iOS (iPhone/iPad)

The built in Photo app on your iPhone and iPad is a powerful little tool. It allows you to make several adjustments to your pictures that include cropping, resizing, apply a number of filters as well as fine tuning settings such as contrast, exposure, balance etc. This video will give you an overview of how… Continue reading #430 Editing pictures easily with the Photos app in iOS (iPhone/iPad)

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#425 Markup: iOS Picture Annotation

There’s a great feature built in to the iOS Photos app called Markup. This allows you to annotate a picture using a variety of tools and colours directly without having to skip between apps. In this 1minutecpd video I’ll show you how easy it is to annotate a picture. It saves directly back to the… Continue reading #425 Markup: iOS Picture Annotation

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#420 Google Photo: Backup and sync device Photos and Video

The Google Photo app, available on Android and iOS is one of my must have apps on both my iPad and iPhone. It back-ups all of my device photos and videos to my own Google Photo storage area which I can access through the app, or through my Google account. There’s unlimited storage and I’m… Continue reading #420 Google Photo: Backup and sync device Photos and Video

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#415 Layout App: Make a picture collage

The layout app from the people who develop Instagram, is a great app for creating layouts with 2 or more pictures. You can then share your picture on Instagram or just save it to your photostream and distribute it how ever you want. This 1minutecpd video will briefly demonstrate the app It’s available for free… Continue reading #415 Layout App: Make a picture collage

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#410 Snapseed: Photo editing and filter app

Snapseed is described as ‘a complete and professional photo editor’ and is developed by Google. Using your iOS or Android mobile device you can easily enhance photos and apply digital filters. It’s a free app and is well worth looking at – search your app store now. Picture by Pixabay is CC0

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#408 Quick graphics using Adobe Spark

Not a power user with Photoshop? No idea what dimension a Facebook banner needs? No worries you can use Adobe Spark. It’s free and has loads of templates you can use or adapt without a huge learning curve. Just create an account, log in, make some quick choices…then you can adapt colours and content to… Continue reading #408 Quick graphics using Adobe Spark