Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Shooting in the Dark: Night Photography Tips, Part 1

Night photography is not for the faint of heart. It can be cold, dark (well, you knew that) and exceedingly eerie. It can also be extremely rewarding. With the proper equipment and know how, you can capture some striking images at night. Here are some basic night photography tips on how to prepare and make [...]

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Eight Resources for Ebook Cover Design

We covered the top things to consider when making an ebook cover in an earlier post. But if for some reason you don’t want to make your own ebook cover, you have a few options. Here are some resources to check out for ebook cover design. Take a look at 99Designs for 100% custom-made covers. [...]

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What to Know When Designing Your Ebook Cover

Even though we’re told not to, we all judge a book by its cover. And when it comes to printed books, we also peruse the back cover, jacket flaps, and take a peek at the first few pages before purchasing. But with ebooks the cover—and the book profile page—are all we have to go by. [...]

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Three Ebook Design Tips

Making an ebook shares more similarities than differences with making a printed book, there are some things particular to the electronic medium that you should keep in mind. 1. Length doesn’t matter. As noted in this New York Times article, journalists are taking advantage of the fact that an ebook can just as easily be short [...]

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