Press Release: SAN JOSE, Calif. — March 31, 2005 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced results of its collaboration with the International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) and IDEAlliance with development of a new public specification, IPTC Core Schema for XMP. Exposed through Adobe® Creative Suite software, “custom panels” are now available at www.iptc.org , giving photographers and news services immediate access and compliance with a standard that aims to streamline data capture for images used in news outlets.
Archive for March, 2005
Press Release: SAN JOSE, Calif. — March 29, 2005 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced its plans to launch the Adobe Photographers Directory, a listing of professional photographers accessible directly from within Adobe’s creative professional products. The Adobe Photographers Directory will be initially available in North America and over time will be extended to include photographers from other markets.
Source: Canon USA Web Site
Digital Photo Professional 1.6.1 is software exclusively for editing and converting RAW images shot by EOS Digital cameras. Users of EOS Digital cameras can install Digital Photo Professional 1.6.1 by downloading Digital Photo Professional 1.6.1 Updater for Mac or Windows.
File this one under “oops”. . .
On Sunday, March 27th, 2005 Adobe accidently exposed a press release regarding Adobe Photoshop CS2 dated April 4th 2005. Several threads were posted on the Adobe User to User forums at around 2:00PM Pacific and threads made it out to other web sites such as DPReview and RobGalbraith.
Sources at Adobe marketing reached by cell phone on Sunday afternoon were informed of the leak but had no comment.
Great Lakes Digital presents Photoshop Soup2Nuts 2.0; a professional, internationally known Photoshop Conference located in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
Photoshop email discussion lists can be a useful tool for troubleshooting and getting the help and advice of other users. If you have a question or problem, the odds are somebody has already solved it or knows something about it.
Want to be a part of the development of Photoshop? You can by posting in the Adobe User to User Forums.
While not as “way–cool” as being a Photoshop alpha or beta tester, the ideas expressed by users in the Forum’s Feature Requests sections do get the attention of the Photoshop engineers. You CAN have an impact!
While at one point it -WAS- true that Photoshop needed 3 times to 5 times the file size in ram, that is no longer the case.
Over the years and the versions, the Photoshop Tool Bar has constantly evolved.
Source: MacDesign Conference Web Site
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Source: IPTC Metadata for XMP
International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) releases ‘IPTC Core’ metadata schema for Adobe Systems, Inc.’s XMP metadata standard.
Adobe Evangelists Daniel Brown, Juleanne Kost and Tim Cole have a web site: AdobeEvangelists.com
With tutorials about Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, GoLive, ImageReady, InDesign and Illustrator, AdobeEvangelists.com offers a wide range of useful information–for free.
Source: The Argus
By John Kessler, COX NEWS SERVICE
In a story about Chris Griffin, a plantation hunting guide in the south central Georgia town of Alapaha, the claim of a 12 foot, 1,000 pound wild hog is discussed.
“Calling all swamp monster enthusiasts, legend debunkers and lurking Photoshop experts. Today’s question: Is Hogzilla for real?
The Adobe hosted User to User Forums are a valuable resource for tips, techniques and toubleshooting issues with all of Adobe’s products. The forums are free although require registration. The entire forum list shows all of the application forums.
Press Release: SAN JOSE, Calif. — March 17, 2005 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today reported strong financial results for its first quarter ended March 4, 2005.
Perhaps no other graphics application on the planet has as many web sites devoted to and created by it’s users and fans, as Photoshop. It would be impossible to list each and every one, but here’s a roundup of some of the better web sites:
Adobe Pushes DNG Image Format
By Kathy White
Many photographers work in RAW-format files from their digital cameras and are frustrated by the many versions out there—varying not just from manufacturer to manufacturer but also from camera to camera. But Adobe is trying to solve that problem with its Digital Negative Specification.
Adobe is proud to debut the ideas conference, where leaders from design and publishing industry come together to share their thoughts on industry trends and the impact of technology, and cutting-edge creative.
Source: Iridient Digital
RAW Developer 1.2.1 has been released. Support for Adobe DNG files was added in version 1.2.
During the development cycle for Photoshop 3.0, engineer Kevin Johnston came up with a clever Easter Egg called “Adobe Transient Witticisms™”.
It’s Photoshop people, not PhotoShop!
It may seem like a small point but after 15 years, one would think spell check software would have learned that the correct spelling of Photoshop is not PhotoShop.
Adobe Photoshop Events & Seminars / Photoshop.
Check the Adobe Events web site for events or seminars involving Adobe Photoshop.
Press Release: Thursday, March 10, 2005 – Scott Kelby, president of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) announced the establishment of the “Dean Collins Photoshop World Educational Scholarship”
Press Release: SEATTLE — Celartem Technology Inc. today officially announced a merger of its three US companies; Extensis, Inc.; LizardTech, Inc. and Celartem, Inc.