Archive for March, 2005

Mar 31, 2005

Adobe Collaborates with IPTC

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 , giving photographers and news services immediate access and compliance with a standard that aims to streamline data capture for images used in news outlets.

Mar 30, 2005

Photoshop CS2 leak causes confusion

Source: DPReview

In a forum thread that started on Monday, March 28th, 2005 (see original thread) a forum member stated he was a beta tester and appeared to violate his NDA by discussing aspects of Photoshop CS2 that were not revealed in the original leak of the Photoshop CS2 press release.

Mar 29, 2005

Adobe announces photographers web directory

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.

Mar 28, 2005

Canon Releases DPP 1.6.1 Updater (Mac & Win)

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.

Mar 27, 2005

Adobe accidently leaks Photoshop CS2

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.

Mar 26, 2005

Great Lakes Digital Seminars & Workshop

Great Lakes Digital presents Photoshop Soup2Nuts 2.0; a professional, internationally known Photoshop Conference located in the Great Lakes region of the United States.

Mar 26, 2005

Photoshop Email Discussion Lists

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.

Mar 25, 2005

Want to be a part of “The Development”? – Fact

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!

Mar 24, 2005

Photoshop needs 3x-5x the file size in ram – Myth

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.

Mar 23, 2005

The Evolution of the Photoshop Tool Bar – Fact

Over the years and the versions, the Photoshop Tool Bar has constantly evolved.

Mar 22, 2005

MacDesign Conference

Source: MacDesign Conference Web Site

From the people who bring you Mac Design Magazine

You are invited to join us in Tampa for an experience like no other. We have created the most incredible training experience ever with expanded learning tracks, more world-class instructors and over 60 sessions focusing on design, digital photography and video editing, making this the largest and most exciting Mac Design conference ever!

Mar 21, 2005

IPTC Releases IPTC for XMP

Source: IPTC Metadata for XMP

International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) releases ‘IPTC Core’ metadata schema for Adobe Systems, Inc.’s XMP metadata standard.

Mar 20, 2005

Adobe Evangelists Daniel Brown, Juleanne Kost and Tim Cole have a web site:

With tutorials about Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, GoLive, ImageReady, InDesign and Illustrator, offers a wide range of useful information–for free.

Mar 19, 2005

Legend of Hogzilla put to the test – Fact or Myth?

Source: The Argus
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?

Mar 18, 2005

Adobe User to User Forums

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.

Mar 17, 2005

Adobe Systems Reports Record Revenue

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.

Mar 16, 2005

Photoshop Resources on the Web

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:

Mar 15, 2005

Adobe Pushes DNG Image Format

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.

Read the entire article

Mar 14, 2005

Adobe to debut the ideas conference

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.

Mar 14, 2005

RAW Developer 1.2.1 has been released.

Source: Iridient Digital

RAW Developer 1.2.1 has been released. Support for Adobe DNG files was added in version 1.2.

Mar 13, 2005

Adobe Transient Witticisms – Fact

During the development cycle for Photoshop 3.0, engineer Kevin Johnston came up with a clever Easter Egg called “Adobe Transient Witticisms™”.

Mar 12, 2005

It’s Photoshop not PhotoShop – Fact

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.

Mar 11, 2005

Adobe Events & Seminars: Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop Events & Seminars / Photoshop.

Check the Adobe Events web site for events or seminars involving Adobe Photoshop.

Mar 10, 2005

Dean Collins Photoshop World Scholarship

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”

Mar 9, 2005

Celartem Technology Announces Merger

Press Release: SEATTLE — Celartem Technology Inc. today officially announced a merger of its three US companies; Extensis, Inc.; LizardTech, Inc. and Celartem, Inc.