Archive for February 7th, 2008

Feb 7, 2008

You Suck at Photoshop #5


Watch You Suck at Photoshop #5. Previous Installments: 1, 2, 3 & 4.

Donnie’s definitely over the edge…

Feb 7, 2008

Ultra-Orthodox press digitally erases women from images

Neta Sela Haredi print, internet media refuse to publish photos of women, even those in prominent positions; female member of Winograd Commission omitted from photograph on news website

Source: ynet news
Written by Neta Sela

So how many members were there on the Winograd Commission? A prominent ultra-Orthodox website, (site is in Hebrew) chose Thursday to digitally erase the image of Winograd Commission member, Professor Ruth Gavison, from their coverage of the commission’s report.

What is seemingly a simple Photoshop function translates into a very thorny dilemma for the haredi print and internet media.

Read entire article

Feb 7, 2008

Nik Software Announces Viveza™

Press Release: Nik Software, Inc. announces Viveza, the latest addition to its line of award-winning photographic plug-ins for Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. Nik Software’s Viveza is a powerful and intuitive software tool designed to enable photographers of all skill levels to precisely select and control the light and color in photographic images while working within Photoshop.

Feb 7, 2008

AKVIS SmartMask V.1.2. Now for Windows and Macintosh!

Press Release: New version of AKVIS SmartMask is available for Macintosh and Windows! The SmartMask plug-in is an efficient masking tool that saves you time on complex selections and is fun to use.

Macintosh-version is Universal Binary. It works with both Intel and Power PC mac-computers.

Feb 7, 2008

Photoshop User TV Goes On “Real TV” on Fox Business News Channel


According to Scott’s blog (Photoshop Insider) “Photoshop User TV goes from Internet Podcast to national TV broadcast, as each week’s show will now be aired on the new Fox Business News channel (here’s the link), which reaches into 20 million homes nationwide (none of which will be watching us). Check your local cable provider or Satellite service for Fox Business News, and we’ll see you then!!!”

The show started airing on Feb 5th and will air weekly.

Feb 7, 2008

Adobe ACE Exams Now Available for CS3

Adobe Certified Expert exams are now available for the Creative Suite 3 product line including the Photoshop CS3 re-certification and ACE exams. Additional information including Prep Guides is available on the Adobe Partners site. Prices are $50 for re-certification and $150 for the ACE exams.

Feb 7, 2008

Kelby Once Again Top-Selling US Computer Book Author

Press Release: Berkeley, CA—February 6, 2008—For the fourth consecutive year, Peachpit author Scott Kelby has been recognized as the top-selling computer book author in the U.S. according to Nielsen BookScan data.

Kelby’s Peachpit titles continue to lead the pack with the number one iPod® book, The iPod Book: Doing Cool Stuff with the iPod and the iTunes Music Store, Fourth Edition; the number one digital photography book, The Digital Photography Book; and the number one Photoshop Lightroom book, The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers.

Feb 7, 2008

$100 Discount For Photoshop World


Receive $100 Off Registration to the World’s Largest Adobe Photoshop Educational Event

Press Release: TAMPA, Fla. — Advance registration for the world’s largest educational event for graphic artists, photographers, graphic and Web designers, and Photoshop users of all skill levels — Photoshop World Conference & Expo – is underway with a $100 discount at or calling 800-738-8513 by Friday, Feb. 29. Sponsored by Adobe Systems Incorporated and produced by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP). Photoshop World will be held April 2-4 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.