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Santa Monica, California, Stylized Photographs

I’ve been reworking the colors on some of my favorite photographs. Also experimenting with some effects. I thought the stylzed waves worked with the ocean theme.     Copyright © 2017 Andrea Reider. All rights reserved.

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E-book Production for Publishers and Authors

It took a while to overcome my initial dread of producing e-books. The process for creating e-books was so different from the work I was doing for print. Unlike print production, where so much effort is put into the placement and position of every element on every page, e-books look and flow differently for each […]

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New Andrea Reider Banner Ad Design

Close to the final draft of a new design and layout for a banner ad:     Save Save

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Santa Monica, California: Andrea Reider Stylized Photographs

All of these ocean beach sites in Santa Monica are within a few blocks of the Santa Monica Pier, pictured in the top photograph. I shot the original photographs on a walk along the beach a couple of years of ago, but keep returning to the images to stylize and enhance the coloring. Copyright © […]

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Producing E-books with InDesign

Are your e-books the best they can be? Many publishers produce their e-books almost as an afterthought, with very little of the time and attention given to the print editions. I know a lot about creating EPUB e-books from Adobe InDesign, but I recently learned some great new production techniques that I can’t wait to […]

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Andrea Reider Design: Services and Pricing

Each project is unique, but these are my basic services and pricing. Please contact me to discuss the details of your project. Andrea Reider 323-822-2830 andreareider@gmail.com Save Save Save

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Los Angeles Union Station, color enhanced photographs

Los Angeles Union Station opened in May 1939 and is known as the “Last of the Great Railway Stations” built in the United States.   The grand building is still used as a major Southern California transportation hub with long-distance, regional, and commuter trains and several Metro Rail subway and light rail lines.   A group […]

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Andrea Reider Design

I’m just about ready to go to press with my new Andrea Reider Design brochure. I’m expanding my services to offer copywriting and editing in additional to graphic design for print and web. The final printed version will be trifold on glossy paper. I’d appreciate any comments or suggestions! Andrea       Copyright © […]

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New Book Designs, Chapter Openers

As a book designer, typesetter, and layout artist, I produce print and e-books for traditional publishers and self-publishing authors. The history of publishing is one of constant evolution and adaptation. But the goal remains the same: to produce beautiful books with designs that look great and are easy to read. These are a few of […]

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Self Publishing with CreateSpace and Amazon

Print on Demand with Amazon’s self-publishing powerhouse, CreateSpace, is one of the easiest and best ways to self publish books today. There are virtually no upfront costs to the author or publisher for having books printed and ready for sale on Amazon. Authors can also purchase their printed books from CreateSpace for sale outside of […]

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Self Publishing with CreateSpace and Amazon

The easiest and quite possibly best way to self publish books today is with Amazon’s CreateSpace print-on-demand service. You can use CreateSpace for the entire book production process, but the authors I’ve worked with have not been satisfied with the quality of their book design and typesetting services. I specialize in designing and producing printed […]

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Los Angeles in Vivid Colors

Los Angeles is a wonderful city to live in as a photographer. I was determined to get to know my adopted city a lot better, so I took some time off from my freelance work as a book designer and typesetter, and set out every morning to a different part of the city, camera in […]

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New Book Designs from Andrea Reider

As a book designer, typesetter, and layout artist, I produce print and e-books for traditional publishers and self-publishing authors. The history of publishing is one of constant evolution and adaptation. But the goal remains the same: to produce beautiful books with designs that look great and are easy to read. These are a few of […]

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Andrea Reider Design

As a book designer, typesetter, and layout artist, I produce print and ebooks for traditional publishers and self-publishing authors. The history of publishing is one of constant evolution and adaptation. But the goal remains the same: to produce beautiful books with designs that look great and are easy to read. These are a few of […]

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Color Enhanced Hummingbird Photographs, 2017

These hummingbird photographs are the result of a lot of patience and my slowly learning to “think like a hummingbird.” When I began the series I was thrilled (and frustrated) at getting one usable hummingbird photograph per day. It took a while for me to figure out the birds’ tolerance for my presence and how to […]

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