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  • bubby17346
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    bubby17346
    That sounds like a GREAT idea. On a calm night it would be cool to shoot out over the sea and get stars in the sky and off the water.
    Today, 09:09 PM
  • PanToshi
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    PanToshi
    You'd have to drive out pretty far from here for that!! Although, you could go the other way and sail out to sea... it gets really dark out there. Of course, you'd need a boat, and a crew...
    Today, 09:03 PM
  • bubby17346
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    bubby17346
    I wish I lived closer to a bigger city. I would love to be able to shoot both lights of the big city and a sky full of stars in one night without a whole lot of travel.
    Today, 09:01 PM
  • PanToshi
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    PanToshi
    I bet. I live in a mega-troplis. Silence is ... errm, something that doesn't happen, pretty much ever. Not to mention a night sky dark enough to see that many stars ...
    Today, 08:57 PM
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    Hi guys, I'm a newbie who is looking into getting a plotter (print + cut) to do small car decals With Corel Draw (now have X5).
    Do you recommend a specific machine that will allow me to integrate...
    Today, 08:52 PM

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  • Suggested Reading?

    Books! Those paper things that were around before the Google mindset ruined a generation of designers.

    I'm looking for excellent typography books. Currently I am finishing Bringhurst's "Elements of Typographic Style," and would like something to follow up with.

    I'm about to pick up the "Looking Closer" (1-4) series...

    Any other suggested reading? Not just for typography - but great books you've read in general. I'm not looking for annuals and simple case study showcase books - but rather critical writings on graphic design.

    I have access to OhioLink, a college resource that links like 100+ colleges in the state of Ohio through their libraries, so I can pretty much recieve any book. So - price is not an object.

    I recieved Jeff Fisher's book from some tiny school in northeastern Ohio! That was a great read for a student.

    Someone should move this to the resources forum "quick like a bunny" before I feel dumb =/
    design is the best way to touch strangers without getting arrested for it - ben ramsey

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    some good links here.. though you'll have to scroll down a ways.

    http://www.graphicdesignforum.com/fo...ead.php?t=7892
    "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

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      The Cheese Monkeys by Chip Kidd

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      • #4
        1ST, I just picked up a book last night called "Graphic Design That Works" the cool thing i like about this is it's a case by case study of real world logos, brochures, magazines and layouts and why they work. And they are popular things that we all know, not garbage.

        I also recently picked up a book called "Advertising Concepts & Copy" it goes into more depth about what goes into making an ad than any book I've ever seen. Whether you make ads or not I think it's a valuable resource.
        As God Is My Witness, I Thought Turkeys Could Fly

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