Posts tagged "Photoshop"

Photoshop 20th Anniversary: Startup Memories

Photoshop 20th Anniversary: Startup Memories
In this documentary, the founders of Adobe Photoshop – John Knoll, Thomas Knoll, Russell Brown, and Steve Guttman – tell the story of how an amazing coincidence of circumstances, that came together at just the right time 20 years ago, spawned a cultural paradigm shift unparalleled in our lifetime.

Lens Trick (Dave Montizambert)

Today’s guest blogger is professional commercial photographer Dave Montizambert (bio below).
Here’s a lens trick, based on a simple but often over looked principle, that you can add to your bag of tricks: create a long lens compressed look with a short lens.

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Lightroom 2.5 and Camera Raw 5.5 released

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New Supported Cameras:
Support for the following cameras has been added in this update.
Nikon D300s
Nikon D3000
Olympus E-P1
Panasonic DMC-FZ35
Panasonic DMC-GF1

  • Camera Raw 5.5 and Lightroom 2.5 include a correction to the demosaic algorithms for Bayer sensor cameras with unequal green response. Olympus, Panasonic and Sony are among the more popular camera manufacturers affected by this change. But the demosaic correction provides only a subtle visual improvement to the processing of those raw files.
  • Lightroom 2.5 corrects for the following problem in Lightroom 2.4. Lightroom 2.4 on Windows continued to display the import dialog when a memory card was detected regardless of the preference setting “Show import dialog when a memory card is detected.”

http://www.adobe.com/downloads/updates/

Cheers!
Rick Miller
Sr. Solutions Engineer
Adobe Systems Inc.

Photos from Adobe Educator Summit 2009 (Santa Fe, New Mexico)

Greetings all,
Last week Adobe Systems Inc. hosted the Adobe Educator Summit 2009 at the highly respected and ideally located Santa Fe Photographic Workshops (SFPW) in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
We invited 25 top photographic educators from the US and Canada to participate in a 7 day Lightroom and Photoshop boot-camp that covered learning and integrating both Lightroom 2 and Photoshop CS4 into the education environment.

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Optimizing Photoshop CS4 for peak performance

Adam Jerugim (Photoshop QE Product Lead) and I recently presented to members of the Adobe Technical Exchange (ATX) user group in Southern California. Adam spoke about optimizing Photoshop CS4 for peak performance; attached is his presentation slide deck.
ATX_07_18_09.pdf
Cheers!
Rick Miller