Archive for July, 2005

Jul 6, 2005

Adobe Systems’ Valuation Looks Attractive

Source: Forbes

Standard & Poor’s Equity Research upgraded Adobe Systems (nasdaq: ADBEnewspeople ) to “buy” from “hold,” saying the company’s franchises are strong and that the valuation is attractive.

Jul 6, 2005

Microsoft Launches Digital Image Suite 2006

Press Release: REDMOND, Wash., July 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT – News) today launched Microsoft® Digital Image Suite 2006, a powerful package of easy-to-use tools designed to help consumers organize, enhance and share their rising number of digital memories.

Jul 6, 2005

Old collage try fails

Doctored pic embarrasses Fields campaign
Source: New York Daily News

A picture isn’t always what it seems – especially in politics.

Jul 6, 2005



Photoshop World Conference & Expo – September 7-9-2005 – Boston

Jul 5, 2005

Private Photographic Book Publishing

Producing Your Own Book by Michael Reichmann of Luminous Landscape.

Have you ever thought about publishing a book of your photographs? Not just an inkjet portfolio, but a book – hardcover, 4 colour, offset printed, about 100 pages?

Jul 5, 2005

Portfolio 7 update includes Raw, Tiger, CS2 support

Press Release: Extensis, a division of Celartem, Inc., today released a free update to Portfolio 7 – the leading Digital Asset Management (DAM) solution for creative professionals – for both Macintosh and Windows platforms.

Jul 5, 2005

Web Resources: Norman Koren Photography

If you’ve never been to Norman Koren’s web site, it’s a visit you should make. In addition to his fine photographic work, Norman Koren has made a wide array of very useful tutorials and resources available for visitors.

Jul 3, 2005

Program error – Photoshop CS2 on Mac OS X v10.4

Program error: “Could not complete your request…” or “Could not create a new document…” (Photoshop CS2 on Mac OS X v10.4)

Source: Photoshop Support Knowledgebase

Jul 2, 2005

Black & White Chronicles

B&W output has presented unique problems since the inception of digital printmaking. As photographers have migrated from a chemical matrix to a digital matrix the needs of B&W photographers have been largely overlooked.

Most manufacturers have historically targeted their technology toward the mainstream and ignored the needs of this small but influential group of photographers. When my partner, Graham Nash, and I started Nash Editions in 1989 our primary focus was to develop a B&W digital output that was visually satisfying.

Jul 2, 2005

Epson Stylus Pro 4800

Source: Luminous Landscape
Written By Michael Reichmann

Unless you’ve spent May 2005 on another planet, you’re almost certainly aware of the new generation of Epson printers using UltraChromeK3 inks; the Stylus Photo 2400 / Stylus Pro 4800 – 7800 – 9800.

Jul 1, 2005

Fluid Mask cuts out Photoshop faster

DCP Systems Limited has announced Fluid Mask, a Photoshop plug-in is designed to take the tedium out of creating cut outs.

Jul 1, 2005

Digital Picture of Britain competition

From comes a story about a new BBC TV series called A Digital Picture of Britain presented by pro photographer Tom Ang. (See original story) On the surface it may seem like a reasonable premise but the show and its web site is also running a photo competition that has raised the ire of British professional photographic community.