The creative tutorial home of image wrangler, Lesa Snider.

My 18 tips for InDesign at XChange

Our good friends at XChange posted my favorite 18 tips for InDesign, along with helpful illustrations. For the past 23 years XChange US and XChange UK have been our go-to sources for information and products that improve efficiency. Whether you work with color, design, multimedia, or print and publishing, they're happy to help you find the ideal product or solution for your particular need. Visit their website and read the tips here.

How to create a Lightroom slideshow and sync it to your iPhone or iPad

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom can create some of the slickest slideshows in the west. They’re easy to make and incredibly handy for showing off cream-of-the-crop shots at home, at the local photography club, or for using as a digital portfolio. In this column, you’ll learn to create a slideshow that you export and then sync to your iPhone or iPad.

Slideshows have a couple advantages over just handing someone your iPhone to flip through your Photos app: You can add captions so they know what they’re looking at, and a slideshow has an end point, so they won’t keep swiping into images you might not want them to see. Click here to read the full story on Macworld.com

How to create shared albums in Photos for Mac and iOS

iCloud Photo Sharing is a wonderfully private way to share digital memories with certain people. When you create or subscribe to a shared album, it appears on all of your devices. And since iCloud Photo Sharing doesn’t count against your allotted storage space for free iCloud accounts, it doesn’t cost you a penny...click here to read the full story on Macworld.com

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