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Friday Wrap Up 9/26
by Eric Von Lehmden | September 26, 2014

Another week in the books.? We are just marching right through this month.? To tell you the truth, I haven't had much time this week to stumble upon some extra cool websites for you guys to check out.? But I am going to do my best to round up some interesting, creative, or maybe food related links that you might find amusing.? Hope you have a terrific weekend. Thank You Derek Jeter Pizza grilled cheese...my ...

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Halloween Wall Decor Ideas
by Eric Von Lehmden | September 25, 2014

The time for carving pumpkins, getting dressed up, and overloading on candy will soon be here.? My wife and I absolutely love this time of year.? We try to do something a little different every year for our decorations.? I think we are up to 3 tubs of potential Halloween decorating items in our garage (that doesn't even touch the number of tubs we have for Christmas...you don't want to know).? My specialty, of ...

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Framing Instagram Photos = Instant Art Gallery
by Laura McPherson | September 24, 2014

A picture is worth a thousand words, which is one of the reasons why Instagram is so accessible. Why write a lengthy blog post or social update when a picture can say it all? Still, not everyone is on Instagram and it can be easy to miss updates when friends haven?t opened the app in awhile. Make your Instagram photos tangible with an instant art gallery of framed photos on canvas taken from your Instagram folder. Between the memory-worthy ...

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Movies We Love Because They "Look" Beautiful
by Eric Von Lehmden | September 23, 2014

As a photographer I often got inspiration from the world around me.? That includes the movies I watch.? Great cinematographers can carefully craft light and tone of a movie to give it a certain look.? The look of a movie and how it was shot can have some serious pull for those who are involved in the visual arts.? Sometimes so much so that it can help us ignore a possible mediocre movie plot.? ...

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Friday Wrap Up 9/19
by Eric Von Lehmden | September 19, 2014

Came into the office today convinced that today was Thursday.? Halfway through the day today I look at my computer to see today's date and low and behold...today is Friday.? Wow, what a terrific surprise for me.? Anyways, I hope you all are having a terrific Friday as well.? I just wanted to throw some interesting links at you to check out some things we thought were interesting or cool.? Of course just because ...

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Fall Wall Decor Ideas
by Laura McPherson | September 18, 2014

Fall weather is officially making its way south through the temperate zones of the U.S. The September Equinox will happen on September 23rd this year and we?re already seeing the rebirth of pumpkin spice flavoring and other heralds of fall. To celebrate the season, here are a few fun fall wall decor ideas to bring the warmth and comfort of the season into your home. Ideas for Fall Canvas Prints Canvas prints are great display vehicles for your ...

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Dorm Room Decorating with Canvas Prints - Adding Much Needed Personality
by Laura McPherson | September 16, 2014

Despite what you might have heard, dorm rooms don?t have to be dull! With a little bit of creativity you can turn your dorm into a personal getaway that reflects your personality. One small change that goes a long way is adding artwork to your room. Canvas prints are a simple way to punch up your d?cor without looking tacky. Choosing the right canvas prints and overall d?cor scheme can make your dorm room seem larger and more of ...

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The Best Canvas Prints Come from Photos that Mean Something to You
by Eric Von Lehmden | September 10, 2014

All photos have a story behind them and the best canvas prints come from photos that mean something to you from the story they tell. A canvas print of a meaningful moment can invite you and your guests to pause and appreciate love, family, and friends. The high quality and longevity of canvas prints from Canvas Press provide the perfect medium for memorializing the special people in your life and the events that you share. Canvas Prints for Life ...

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A Quick Cheat Sheet to Getting Amazing Canvas Prints
by Eric Von Lehmden | September 9, 2014

Start With the Right Photo Sounds pretty obvious right?? But using the right photo can mean all the difference between average and amazing canvas prints. Photos can create a variety of moods. A black and white photo might create a thoughtful mood, a fun picture of a family pet can create a whimsical mood, and a cherished family photo will almost always create a loving mood. Thinking about where you want to hang your canvas prints can help ...

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Friday Wrap Up 9/5
by Eric Von Lehmden | September 5, 2014

It's Friday and I know I have missed a few wrap ups, but I am here this Friday and I have a few links to share that I thought are pretty interesting.? As you may know, I like to share a few links that have come across and think that they are share worthy.? There really is no rhyme or reason to the links...usually it is just something that caught our attention because it is creative, artistic ...

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Timing Is Everything for Candid Photos on Canvas
by Eric Von Lehmden | September 3, 2014

A candid photo is any photo of a person taken in the moment without deliberate posing and ideally without the subject appearing to be aware of the camera?s presence. While candid photos are growing in popularity, they remain one of the more challenging forms of photography. Recognizing that timing is everything is the first step to getting the best candid photos on canvas. These tips will help you get great results from your candid photography. Finding and Anticipating the ...

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Photo Tip for Better Photos on Canvas : Turn Off Your Flash
by Eric Von Lehmden | August 29, 2014

The number one tip professional photographers give those learning how to take their photography to the next level is to turn off your camera's flash. If you?ve ever caught a modelling reality show you might wonder why this is the case when so many of these high end shoots appear to be using flash. What isn?t explained is that in most cases the flash being used on the sets is professional fill lighting, which is quite different from the ...

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How To Clean Your Canvas Prints
by Laura McPherson | August 28, 2014

Your photos on canvas can last for decades and become mementos to be passed on to the next generation with proper care. Photos on canvas are an investment in your photography and the things that you love, so it makes sense to look into ways that you can extend the perfect condition of your cherished prints. Fortunately, proper care for photos on canvas is simple and easy if you follow these tips and tricks to clean your canvas prints ...

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Get Fast Canvas Prints Without Sacrificing Quality
by Eric Von Lehmden | August 27, 2014

It sometimes feels as though it?s necessary to make a choice between speed and quality, whether it?s choosing what?s for dinner or planning a d?cor update for a particular room. However, it is not always necessary to make a choice between quality and timeliness. When talking about photos on canvas, you can get superior canvas prints with a fast turnaround that never means sacrificing quality from Canvas Press. Turnaround Times Faster Than You Thought Possible Custom orders often come ...

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Decorating with Newborn Photos on Canvas
by Laura McPherson | August 25, 2014

Newborn photos on canvas add a distinctive decorative touch to any room in a home. Photos of newborns are endowed with special meanings of family, love, and youth among many others and send these messages wherever they are placed and shared. These features make decorating with newborn photos on canvas an especially fun activity, from selecting the photos to deciding where they should be placed. Here are a few fun ideas for decorating and displaying your newborn photos on ...

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Save Photos in Your Account for Future Photos on Canvas
by Eric Von Lehmden | August 22, 2014

Did you know that you can save your photos for future photos on canvas at CanvasPress.com? Being able to save your photos for future projects can save you time and make re-ordering or reviewing your past ideas for photos on canvas a snap. You?ll also have a backup of your project should anything happen to your original image! All you need to get started is a CanvasPress.com login. Here?s how. Create a Login and Upload Your Images ...

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Panasonic Lumix TS4 Underwater Camera Review
by Caroline Cohoon | August 21, 2014

Last year I was fortunate to take a trip to Australia and New Zealand, and my very first stop was the Great Barrier Reef, where I took a snorkeling excursion. When planning the trip, I knew I would want a good quality underwater camera. The excursion actually had a professional photographer on it who sold pictures they shot for a very reasonable price, but hey, I?m a pro too ? I want to do it myself! I started researching ...

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Sepia Canvas Prints = Instant Nostalgia
by Laura McPherson | August 20, 2014

Sepia tone brings a feeling of instant nostalgia to nearly any photograph. Its rich tones are known to put the focus on the subject and composition of a photograph while subtly adding warmth and complimenting skin tones in portraits. Paired with canvas prints, sepia can create a photo that feels at once modern and timeless. Why Sepia Tone Works In the early days of photography, sepia tone and black and white were the only options available for film developing ...

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How To Get a High Resolution Instagram Photos
by Eric Von Lehmden | August 19, 2014

Instagram loads incredibly quickly for how photo-based it is, but the reason why is based on a minor sleight of hand: photo resolution is automatically reduced for every photo uploaded to the platform. When viewing Instagram on a mobile phone or screens as large as an iPad this loss of resolution isn?t usually apparent. Even up to a certain size, Instagram photos printed on canvas or other mediums can retain the appearance of higher resolutions than they actually ...

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When Image Wrapped Canvas Prints Are a Bad Idea
by Laura McPherson | August 15, 2014

When most people think of canvas prints, the characteristic image wrap usually comes to mind ? where the image printed on the front of the canvas extends to the sides without breaking the image?s continuity. Image wraps can provide an ultra-finished and sophisticated look for most pictures and images, but when important parts of a photo are close to the canvas edge an image wrap might not be the best wrap option. To make sure that your canvas prints ...

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Play a game of touch football in the back (or front) yard. Make sure someone has a camera as everyone dog-piles on top of dad. Enjoy your Christmas Eve time with family!


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