Mike’s Technical Tip: Extending an Image Background in Photoshop

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Mike’s Technical Tip: Extending an Image Background in Photoshop

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If you’ve ever wanted to use an image that was cropped in a bit too tightly, never fear: Photoshop has a solution for you. It’s called “Content-Aware Crop,” and despite its misleading name, you can use it to do the opposite: uncrop your image in one or more directions by creating pixels out of thin air. Read on to learn how to use it.

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Design Lesson: What is Depth of Field?

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Depth of field is a critical component to photography, and can truly make or break an image. If you’re new to photography, you may be unclear what the phrase means, exactly, and how it affects your photos. There are 3 main factors that will allow you to control the depth of field of your images: the aperture (f-stop), distance from the subject to the camera, and focal length of the lens on your camera. Let’s dive in and see how we can use these tools to get the style of photos you’re looking for.

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Why Your Logo (Or Other) Color May Not Consistently Match

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Have you ever received a batch of business cards and the logo color was not quite right? Does the logo on your website look like a different color than the logo on your pocket folder? Keeping brand colors consistent is a battle that all marketers must fight. Here are a few tips to help you win:

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Clockwork Helps with LMA New England Regional Conference Design

For the Legal Marketing Association New England’s (LMA NE) Regional Conference (with the theme of “Law Firms of the Future”), Clockwork designed a logo, created print and online ads, web and email banners, and a Save the Date postcard.

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