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The Power of a single RAW file

Here's the before-and-after of creating an HDR out of a single RAW file.  I used the Sony A7r just to expose for the guard of the mausoleum, and was hoping I could pull out a few details from the darkness...  boy did it ever.  These Sony RAW files are thick as thieves! 

The final shot is a combination of a single-file HDR and pulling up the shadows and blacks from that same file in Lightroom.  
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Subject Line: HOWU workshop: Creative Strategy and the Business of Design

Creative Strategy and the Business of Design By Professor Douglas Davis

Perfect for Creatives/Designers who want to differentiate themselves with strategy, recent grads looking to crack the job market or hungry students looking to differentiate themselves and their portfolios with strategy. 

HOWU workshop: Creative Strategy and the Business of Design http://t.co/2xQorP2Y 
$179 when you register using code:ddavis 
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This is just amazing, and absolutely worth your time. I promise, it is worth your time.
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Brrr! It's too cold for me.
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JANUARY SPECIAL: Take My workshop Creative Strategy and the Business of Design for 50% off* - Register now at: http://shar.es/2R8QK 

Creative Strategy and the Business of Design By Professor Douglas Davis

Perfect for Creatives/Designers who want to differentiate themselves with strategy, recent grads looking to crack the job market or hungry students looking to differentiate themselves and their portfolios with strategy. This is an online workshop that you complete at your own pace within a 1 month period with feedback from me on your progress.

Here’s what former attendees are saying:

Creative Strategy and the Business of Design
HOW Design University Workshop Testimonials

Laura Y.- February 11, 2013
Interactive Project Manager at Openfield Creative
When I was Content Development Manager for the Design Community at F+W Media (HOW), I worked primarily with our online education brands. In early 2012, I was searching for a strong course developer/instructor for HOW Design University on the
topic of design and business, and found Douglas on LinkedIn. He certainly had the credentials I was looking for, but what I found after speaking with him and hiring him to develop a course, was that he also has a very high level of integrity in his work. I was impressed with the course that Douglas developed, which we called Creative Strategy
and the Business of Design. But when we launched the course, what impressed me most was Douglas's commitment to his students. They really benefited from the interactions they had with him, and I knew I could always rely on him to serve as a strong guide for students so that they could walk away with the kind of business understanding the course was designed to provide.


Justine D. - May 18, 2013
Graphic Designer at Direct Focus
I took Douglas's course, "Creative Strategy and the Business of Design," in the summer of 2012. I found it to be a very valuable experience; it really expanded my understanding of the advertising industry and the many business considerations that go along with
creative work. As a junior designer, I was less than six months into my first agency position when I took this course, and I hadn't had much opportunity to see the marketing side of the industry I was working in. This course really opened my eyes. I believe the knowledge I gained from this course has already helped me to become a better
designer, and it will certainly help me to further my career in the future. 

Jacquie B. - January 24, 2013
Creative Lead & Marketing Coordinator at Productivity Alberta
I recently took the 'Creative Strategy and the Business of Design' through HOW University, where Douglas was the professor. His knowledge and guidance throughout the course was critical to my success and application of the subject matter. He does not simply correct your work, but provides feedback and 'did you think about it this way' because he wants you to succeed and be able to apply your newly found knowledge in your workplace. Douglas is top notch and I also highly recommend this course for designers looking to gain a better grasp of who they are designing for within their organization. 
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It can always get more creative! Helvetica lover.. interested in Print\Graphic Design, Photography, Camera reviews, Typography, Tennis, Music and seeking inspiration in the world of web!
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    Graphic Design, 2009 - present
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