Archive for October, 2005

Oct 7, 2005

JPEG format not available in Save As format menu (Photoshop CS2)

Source: Photoshop Support Knowledgebase

Issue: When you select File > Save AS in Adobe Photoshop CS2, the JPEG format is not an available format.

Oct 7, 2005

Camera Raw 3.2 DNG images open with artifacts in Photoshop CS2

Source: Photoshop Support Knowledgebase

Issue: When you convert images to DNG using the Camera Raw 3.2 plug-in and open them in Photoshop CS2, they contain artifacts.

Oct 7, 2005

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Official JavaScript Reference

Do you spend too much time doing repetitive production tasks such as placing and replacing images, resizing them, dragging them from one document to another, and preparing images for printing instead of being creative? Do you use Adobe Photoshop CS2 and have some experience with scripting? You’re in luck.

Since Adobe Creative Suite 2 was created with built-in support for scripting, virtually every repetitive or time-consuming task that creative professionals have to do in the Adobe Creative Suite can be streamlined with the help of a script.

Oct 7, 2005

GretagMacbeth prepping new Eye-One software, hardware

Source: Rob Galbraith

GretagMacbeth is readying both a new release of Eye-One Match software as well as new hardware for inclusion in certain Eye-One colour management packages.

Oct 6, 2005

X-Rite Premium Profiles Bundled with Epson R2400 Printer

Press Release: Grandville, MI — October 5, 2005 — X-Rite (NASDAQ: XRIT) today announced that Epson will bundle X-Rite premium ICC profiles, Complete Guide to Color Management publication, and a demo version of MonacoEZcolor color management software with each Epson Stylus Photo R2400. The Epson Stylus Photo R2400 is a revolutionary printer that uses the new Epson UltraChrome K3™ ink and delivers large, archival prints worthy of gallery display.

Oct 5, 2005

Autodesk announces buyout of Alias

Source: ars technica
Written By Jeremy Reimer

Autodesk, the company that develops the industry standard drafting package AutoCAD and the 3D modeling application 3D Studio Max, has announced that it is purchasing Alias, makers of the popular 3D modeling program Maya, in a cash transaction worth US$182 million.

Oct 5, 2005

3 execs leaving Adobe, 5 join from Macromedia

Source: Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Adobe Systems Inc. (ADBE.O: Quote, Profile, Research), which makes the popular Photoshop and Illustrator design software programs, said on Wednesday in a regulatory filing that three senior vice presidents would resign from the company for personal reasons.

Oct 5, 2005

Epson Sponsors TES Newsday 2006 Competition

Epson UK announces sponsorship of school newspaper competition: TES Newsday 2006

Press Release: 05 October 2005 – Epson UK, provider of printers and projectors to the education market, is to sponsor Newsday 2006, the Schools Newspaper of the Year competition. Now in its 14th year, the competition typically attracts around 700 entries ranging from primary schools to sixth form colleges across the world, who are given a day to create a newspaper or news portal for their school.

Oct 5, 2005

Photoshop Magic Melts Prison Bars

Photo by Friends Beyond the Walls

Source: Wired News
Written By Christopher Null

Judging by the photo of the happy couple, they’ve just returned from a fabulous ski trip to Aspen, where they spent the weekend snuggling up in a rustic lodge in the mountains and schussing down the slopes.

Oct 4, 2005

I’m an Artist, But Not the Starving Kind

We have as much training as other professionals. Imagine if we had their business sense, too.

Source: Newsweek via MSNBC
Written By J. D. Jordan-Newsweek

Sept. 19, 2005 issue – “I could get an art student to do it for $35 and a six-pack.” I remember the first time a prospective client said that to try to intimidate me into accepting dramatically reduced fees for Website design services. I was newly self-employed and hungry for work, so I conceded. I delivered a great Web site, but I hated my client for making me work for so little—and myself for not knowing how to get what I deserved.

Oct 4, 2005

DxO Optics Pro v3.5 Announced

Free upgrade to DxO Lab’s flagship application delivers even greater value for all demanding Digital SLR

Press Release: New York, NY, USA, October 4, 2005 – DxO Labs announced today an upgrade to its flagship application DxO Optics Pro. DxO Optics Pro v3.5 is a free upgrade from version 3.0 that further consolidates DxO Optics Pro’s position as the leading automatic image enhancement tool for demanding photographers in several key areas and includes DxO Optics Engine version 2.

Oct 3, 2005

Software Cinema Teams up with Julieanne Kost-again

Adobe’s digital imaging evangelist headlines latest edition.

Press Release: San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 13, 2005 –- Software Cinema, a leading software training company supporting the imaging industry of photographers, videographers and graphic artists, today announced the latest release of Adobe® CS2 (Creative Suite 2) Product-On-Disc training tutorials featuring Julieanne Kost, a leading expert on Adobe Photoshop® and current Digital Imaging Evangelist for Adobe Systems.

Oct 3, 2005


Kodak Names CHROMIX New Channel Partner For Award-Winning KODAK COLORFLOW Custom Color Tools

Press Release: ROCHESTER, N.Y., September 30 – Kodak today announced an agreement with CHROMIX, a new channel partner for distribution and customer support for the award-winning KODAK COLORFLOW Custom Color Tools profile editing software in North America.