January 08, 2010

San José Photoshop User Group meets Tuesday night

The next Photoshop User Group meeting is scheduled for next Tuesday evening. According to the event page,

  • Jim Tierney from Digital Anarchy will demo a range of their products, such as Primatte Chromakey, Knoll Light Factory, Backdrop Designer, Texture Anarchy, 3D Invigorator and more.
  • Photoshop PM Bryan O’Neil Hughes will show an in-depth presentation of the new Lightroom 3 Beta.
  • We’ll have pizza and drinks at 6:30, and the meeting will start at 7:00, in the Park Conference Room of Adobe Systems’ East Tower, 321 Park Avenue, San Jose. To park underneath the Adobe building, use the Almaden Avenue entrance, under the East Tower. If the security guard at the parking entrance asks for an Adobe contact, use Bryan O’Neil Hughes’s name. He’s our contact there (as well as a Photoshop PM).

    Please feel free to forward this email to anyone you know who might be interested. If they would like to be on our email list, have them respond to dan@weinberg-clark.com.

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Call for Entries: Adobe Design Achievement Awards

The Adobe Design Achievement Awards celebrate student achievement in both individual and group projects. As the awards site says, “Higher education students can submit entries created with Adobe software to earn a chance at winning recognition, travel, Adobe software, and winners receive cash prizes.”

Individuals and groups may win in one of a dozen categories from three media areas:

  • Interactive Media: Browser-Based Design, Non-Browser Based Design, Application Development, Mobile Design, Installation Design
  • Motion and Video: Animation, Live Action, Motion Graphics
  • Traditional Media: Illustration, Packaging, Photography, Print Communications

Individual category winners receive:

  • US$3,000 cash, a winner’s certificate, and a 3D award
  • Adobe® Creative Suite® 4 Master Collection education version
  • Complimentary round-trip economy class airfare to Los Angeles and two nights’ accommodation in lodgings.
  • Access to Adobe MAX for the duration of the ADAA ceremony and related ADAA events in Los Angeles, California.
  • A one-year mentorship with a design leader.
  • Be appointed to an Icograda Youth Advisory Panel.

Check out the prizes page for more info. You can also access ADAA Live! to view previous entries and currently submitted student projects in real-time. [Via]

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