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Archive for September 30th, 2005


Sep 30, 2005

Alien Skin Announces General Availability of Eye Candy 5 Bundle

Press Release: RALEIGH, N.C. –(Business Wire)– Sept. 29, 2005 — Alien Skin Software today announced the widespread availability of the Eye Candy(R) 5 Bundle, a suite of 30 versatile, Adobe(R) Photoshop(R)-compatible filters. The Eye Candy 5 Bundle includes full versions of Eye Candy 5: Impact, Nature and Textures and renders a wide variety of beautiful effects.

Sep 30, 2005

Applications do not display properly on OEM computers (Creative Suite 2 on Windows)

Source: Photoshop Support Knowledgebase

Issue: When you run Adobe Creative Suite 2 applications on your OEM computer (including Dell, IBM and Compaq), palettes and windows overlap, appear in the wrong position, or are distorted and garbled.

Sep 30, 2005

Transfer Photoshop CS actions to Photoshop CS2

Source: Photoshop Support Knowledgebase

Adobe Photoshop doesn’t save individual actions, you can only save actions as part of an action set. To transfer actions from Photoshop CS to Photoshop CS2, put the actions you want to save in their own action set in Photoshop CS, export the action set, then import that action set into Photoshop CS2.

Sep 30, 2005

Perform a silent installation of Photoshop (CS2 on Windows XP)

Source: Photoshop Support Knowledgebase

What’s covered:
Run a silent mode installation
Verify a silent mode installation
Disable Adobe Updater
Suppress the Registration dialog box

Sep 30, 2005

Can’t start Help Center from within an Adobe Creative Suite 2.0 application (Mac OS X)

Source: Photoshop Support Knowledgebase

Issue: When you try to start Help Center from within an Adobe Creative Suite 2.0 application, nothing happens or you get one of the following error messages:

Sep 30, 2005

Ghosts in the Lens, Tricks in the Darkroom

Source: The New York Times
Written By Michael Kimmelman

Who knows what suddenly possessed the Vicomte de Renneville in 1859, when he and a friend visited the Paris studio of the society photographer André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri, but, bless his heart, we can be grateful that the spirit moved him as it did.

Posing for a carte de visite, the vicomte, after Disdéri had snapped several dour shots of him in the de rigueur black frock coat and top hat, decided he would remove his clothes, all except socks and shoes, don what looks very much like a hot water bottle on his head but was in fact some sort of helmet, hold a shield and pretend to be a ghost.

Sep 30, 2005

Metadata for images means always knowing your subject

Source: Yahoo News
Written By Andrew Kantor, USA TODAY

My parents have piles of photos from “The Old Days” in albums and in boxes that they’ll show me every now and again. I can usually recognize my folks, but I hardly ever know who’s with them.

Trouble is, neither do they. They didn’t write much if anything on the back, which results in descriptions like “That’s us with some friends in, oh, 1954 or 55.”