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Brownsville Photographer Wins Provincial Photographic Artist of the Year Award

Trevor Pottelberg of Brownsville, Ont. received the Artist Photographer of the Year award from the Professional Photographers of Canada (PPC) 2021 Ontario competition. Pottelberg has been a photographer for 23 years. At a recent provincial competition, he received the honor of registering at the last minute. “I was blown away, I was so surprised I […]

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Is this your house? The Corley Photography Collection of Queensland Homes needs your help

2813 Ipswich Road in Darra is no longer officially an address – just a patch of grass beside the busy Ipswich Freeway in South West Brisbane. But delve into the State Library of Queensland (SLQ) Corley Explorer website and you’ll find that in the 1960s it was the site of a cherished family home, built […]

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Photographic memories: The Razorbacks like to pose with the trophy

TAMPA, Fla. — When was the last time a coach talked about a team photo as a treasured moment in time? The idea seemed a little strange when he brought it up, but that’s the approach University of Arkansas coach Sam Pittman has taken in recent weeks to discuss the photo in detail. the Razorbacks […]

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Pittman and the Hogs savor the pose with the trophy

TAMPA, Fla. — When was the last time a coach talked about a team photo as a precious moment in time? The idea seemed a little strange when he brought it up, but that’s the approach University of Arkansas coach Sam Pittman has taken in recent weeks to discuss the photo in detail. the Razorbacks […]

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‘Venom 2’ draws on animation talent

Framestore re-enters the world of comic book heroes and villains for the latest adventures of Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) and the alien symbiote Venom. In this high-octane sequel, Brock attempts to jumpstart his journalistic career by interviewing notorious serial killer Cletus Kasady (Woody Harrelson). Showcasing a different skill set than their VFX signing job, Venom […]

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How to achieve the ideal memory?

A good memory is the dream of many of us, because it allows you to cope with a large amount of work in the shortest possible time. Many people cannot tell the difference between eidetic and photographic memory. As a result, they cannot achieve good results during training. By understanding these two concepts, you can […]

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Get over 45 hours of expert graphic design guidance and training for $30

Anyone can take a compelling photo, but not everyone can turn that image into an effective message. This is where good design basics come in. Using the right equipment and editing software really helps, but no program can make you a graphic designer. You have to learn it like any other skill. The good news […]

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Tom Barrett: A Photographic Retrospective of His Time as Mayor of Milwaukee

The US Senate unanimously confirmed the nomination of Mayor Tom Barrett as Ambassador to Luxembourg on December 16. Milwaukee Common Council Speaker Cavalier Johnson will serve as mayor of Milwaukee until an election is held. Barrett plans to meet with Johnson on Dec. 17 to begin the power transfer. After 18 years, Barrett was one […]

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Framestore adds holiday magic to “A Boy Called Christmas”

Based on Matt Haig’s book of the same name and directed by Oscar-nominated Gil Kenan, A Boy Called Noel follows the story of a young boy named Nikolas, who embarks on an extraordinary adventure through the snowy north in search of his father. Nikolas is joined by a stubborn reindeer called Blitzen and an all-CG […]

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Here are the 20 most colorful photography spots in the world

Uswitch has certainly done their homework on color theory. After analyzing color palettes, global search volumes and places earning the most Instagram hashtags, the company used this collected data to compile a list of the world’s most colorful destinations. · Read more: The best travel cameras Have you ever thought about moving to a livelier […]

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Adobe Announces Creative Cloud Express: Graphic Design for Everyone

On Monday, Adobe announced Creative Cloud Express, aka Graphic Design for Dummies. For media professionals everywhere, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Adobe Premier are essential tools for editing and content creation. The programs are also somewhat complex and require a lot of experience to master. Creative Cloud Express is a simplified version of these tools. Hobbyists […]

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Top 20 Creative Boom Graphic Design Stories in 2021

So to stay fresh, it’s good to break away from it all every now and then and immerse yourself in how other graphic designers work and how other graphic design projects have progressed to completion. Here on Creative Boom, you’ll find a ton of interviews and case studies on the latest and greatest in graphic […]

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Maryland Today | A photographic “work of a lifetime”

Feeling undervalued and overworked, many Americans are radically rethinking their jobs, quitting jobs in record numbers, or striking for better working conditions amid the stress of the coronavirus pandemic. More than 50 years after President Nixon enacted the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), work in the 21st century remains hazardous; According to an AFL-CIO […]

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The Rockies College Boy | Photographic excellence: the fall success of the photo office

During our first semester back to fully in-person classes, The Rockies College BoyThe photo bureau of has reached an incredible number. Composed of nearly 30 photographers, the photo desk took some truly incredible shots this year. Covering subjects ranging from football matches and logging sports, concerts, protests and everything in between, the photographers had their […]

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Stunning Exmoor scenes hailed in Alfred Vowles photography competition

The winners of the prestigious Alfred Vowles photography competition have been announced, capturing the essence of Exmoor. The Exmoor Society judges were amazed by the number and quality of photographs submitted, the range of subjects chosen and the different perspectives explored. Popular subjects included panoramic coastal views, moorland and woodland with free-roaming Exmoor ponies, wildlife, […]

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UI Graphic Design Program Leader Wins Black Lives Matter Poster Award

Graphic design professor Jeremy Swanston’s “Say Their Names” poster, inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, received Graphis’ Silver Award last month. Larry phan Jeremy Swanston poses next to his award-winning poster, “Say Their Names,” in his office in the Visual Arts Building in Iowa City on December 3, 2021. Swanston believes his artwork “would […]

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Payday Loans Online In Texas

Payday loans in Texas might be a wise option for those who are in the midst of a temporary decline. Making sure you are ahead of the bill and being able to appreciate the stunning sights and sounds Texas has to offer could be a challenge in the event of an economic crisis hits. Greenday is […]

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Biden tells officials to ‘just holler’ if they need anything after Hurricane Ida

President Joe Biden told Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards to ‘just holler’ for help on Monday after Hurricane Ida ravaged the gulf coast and referred to his senior adviser, former Rep. Cedric Richmond, as ‘boy.’ Biden introduced Richmond, a New Orleans native who quit Congress to serve in the White House, by a term that […]

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Food insecurity rises in US military ranks. So does honesty about it.

When her husband was a Marine Corps sergeant, Bianca Strzalkowski struggled with what, to the couple, felt like a shameful secret: Even on their active-duty military salary, which included a housing allowance, they could not afford enough food and diapers for their young family. They quietly visited food banks to pick up boxes of recently expired groceries. By the time she […]

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‘Disbarred and disgraced’ former lawyer reveals he is suing doctor who defied Texas abortion ban

A former Arkansas lawyer says he’s going to sue a Texas doctor who performed an abortion in defiance of Texas’ new laws against the procedure in an attempt to either prove or disprove their legal viability.  Oscar Stilley, a man who says he has been ‘disbarred and disgraced’ from practicing law, is suing Dr. Allan […]

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Milwaukee kids are learning how to manage money from Running Rebels

It’s just before noon on a Monday in June. Click to read Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editor explains this new partnership. The sky is brilliant blue, the streaks of white clouds betraying no trace of the thunderstorms from the night before, when a tornado touched down near Chicago. A group of teens huddles around a plot […]

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Genus-species in the use of trademark law

Brittex Financial vs. Dollar Financial (Fed. Cir. 2021) This is a trademark case. Dollar Financial owns trademarks for MONEY MART – the name it uses for its payday loan and securities vendors as well as for pawn shops and pawn shops. The company had used the name for several years in the payday lending industry […]

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The Payday Lender Battle: A State Bank’s Game

It’s a problem that many people face – the need for short-term cash before their next paycheck. Payday lenders often charge high interest rates and fees, which can put borrowers in a worse financial position than when they started. But what if there was another option? Imagine having access to an online bank that offered […]

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Federal Court Upholds Payment Provisions of CFPB’s 2017 Payday Loan Rule | Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

The Western District of Texas U.S. District Court recently upheld the payment provisions of the 2017 CFPB rule regarding salary, vehicle title, and certain high-cost installment loans. The ruling confirmed the CFPB’s ban on certain payment practices by covered lenders that the CFPB deemed “unfair, misleading or abusive”. The payment provisions prohibit lenders from continuing […]

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Congress repeals Trump-era payday lender regulations

The Senate voted 52-47 to overturn OCC rules on May 11. The bill now goes to President Joe Biden, who is expected to sign it. By overturning the Trump administration rule promulgated in late 2020, Democrats aimed to stem a practice of payday lenders that critics had called a “rent-a-bank” program. While payday lenders are […]

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Over 12% of Latino households do not have a bank account. It can cost a lot of money.

When Yanely Espinal was growing up, his family did not use a bank. Her parents had immigrated to the United States from the Dominican Republic and, like many newcomers, used only cash. “I’ve never, ever seen a credit card, a debit card, anything like that in my house,” said Espinal, director of educational outreach at […]

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CFPB Payday Rule Challenged, Possibly Paves The Way For More EWA Programs | Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

On August 31, 2021, the District Court for the Western District of Texas upheld the payment provisions of the 2017 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rule “Payday, Vehicle Title and Certain High-Cost Modment Loans”. Payday), but on October 15, 2021, Circuit 5 extended the suspension of the payday rule while it hears an appeal from […]

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Benefits of Payday Loans – BOSS Magazine

Reading time: 2 minutes Payday loans are short term, high interest loans that cash strapped people take out to meet their needs. The risks of payday loans may seem quite high but compared to their benefits the risks seem low. Many people with low incomes (less than $ 40,000 per year) typically take out payday […]

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Variety of Scams Targeting All People of Color, by Charlene Crowell | Richmond Free Press

As the annual holiday shopping and celebratory season approaches, a major federal financial regulator has released new research detailing how communities of color are being targeted not only by well-known types of predatory lenders, but new forms of lenders. fraud seek to exploit consumers in throes. of the COVID-19 pandemic. Published by the Federal Trade […]

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“Our courts, our fight” highlights the September decisions

As part of our efforts to promote qualified candidates for the Biden-Harris bench, especially women of color, as evidenced by our #HerFightOurFight campaign, People For the American Way continued to research and report on the troubling votes and rulings of Trump’s appellate judges and judges, as well as decisions by Trump’s district judges that unduly […]

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OKCupid Says Pro-Choice Men Get Double Responses On Dating App, Launches New ‘Pro-Choice’ Badge

By Stephen M. Lepore for Mailonline and Alastair Talbot for Mailonline A former Arkansas lawyer says he will sue a Texas doctor who performed an abortion in defiance of Texas’ new laws against the procedure in an attempt to prove or disprove their legal viability. Oscar Stilley, a man who says he was “struck off […]

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5th Circ. Says CFPB payday loan regulations must await appeal

By Jon Hill (Oct 15, 2021, 9:38 p.m. EDT) – The Fifth Circuit has stepped in to extend the suspension of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s payday lending regulation that is being challenged by two industry trade groups, giving small lenders suspended a compliance deadline scheduled for June. In a one-paragraph order issued Thursday evening, […]

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Shady payday lenders win big in Supreme Court – people’s world

Supreme Court weakened key consumer protections with ruling in favor of payday loan companies / APs WASHINGTON (PAI) —One of the shadiest parts of the business world, payday lenders, won a big victory in the United States Supreme Court. The same is true for the rest of the business class, as judges removed a federal […]

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5 Tips to Stretch Your Money As Your Daily Spending Grows

Image source: Getty Images It’s no secret that daily expenses have increased. Due to inflation, you are probably spending more each month to live your life. If your budget is already tight, you might find that it’s getting harder and harder to make your paycheck last. With extra consideration and making a few changes, you […]

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What are Bézier curves in computer graphics?

Bézier curves can do a lot of things. You can use them to draw shapes and design patterns, to name just one example. They can also be used mathematically, in place of a linear representation of change, moving gradually and subtly between one keyframe or value and another later. You might recognize this application in […]

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SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Computer Animation Festival Award Winners

TOKYO, JAPAN — The SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Computer Animation Festival (CAF), Asia’s premier computer-generated animation and visual effects event, will showcase a global collection of the year’s best works. From student films to professional projects, the festival once again showcases and celebrates some of the latest and most compelling technological visual art in the industry. […]

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Giantstep creates the MCM M’ETAVERSE pop-up for the brand’s anniversary

Seoul, Korea — Creative tech company Giantstep recently created a mixed reality space celebrating the 45th anniversary of luxury leather goods brand MCM. Introducing MCM’s Cubic Monogram Collection, the mixed reality retail experience represents the brand’s journey from past to future, physical to digital, and construction to deconstruction. Located on the third floor of MCM […]

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UCLA student uses creativity and graphic design skills to create zines

This post was updated on December 1 at 9:22 p.m. Philip Venkov turns his dreams into reality. After years of practice, the first year Design Media Arts student showcases and sells his art on his Instagram account and website. Launched on November 13, his website, “Philip Venkov,” features zines and print, kicking off his professional […]