Photo FAQ: What does “royalty free” mean and other questions

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Photo FAQ: What does “royalty free” mean and other questionsDesign tips and ideas

by Katie McGregor on October 14, 2013 with 0 comment

A picture speaks a thousand words and today, through online stock photo stores, we have access to thousands of excellent stock photos at very reasonable prices; US$1.30 (HK$11) for a web-quality photo to an average of about US$10 (HK$80) for a print-quality photo. Selecting the right photo can transform a dull piece of work into …

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Common grammar mistakes and typos to look out for

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Common grammar mistakes and typos to look out forBlog, Writing tips and ideas

by Katie McGregor on August 25, 2013 with 0 comment

In my first job editing a magazine and aged 21, I “corrected”  its to the “possessive” it’s through the entire magazine. I was mortified to receive a letter some weeks later from a reader pointing out that the copy editor was illiterate; didn’t the editor know that it’s is short for it is, and is not the possessive? That …

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