Archive for April 3rd, 2005

Apr 3, 2005

Photoshop CS2– What’s new?

Posted 12:01AM Eastern
(-5 GMT) April 4, 2005

Okay folks, this time it’s for real. . .

On Monday, April 4, 2005 Adobe is officially announcing Adobe® Photoshop® CS2. In fact, Adobe will be announcing and showing the entire Creative Suite 2 at the Adobe ideas conference, where leaders from design and publishing industry will come together to share their thoughts on industry trends and the impact of technology, and cutting-edge creative.

PhotoshopNews will be covering the event LIVE FROM NEW YORK!
Live coverage begins at 9:00AM Eastern time (GMT-5).

So, what’s new in Photoshop CS2? Well, there’s a lot:

Apr 3, 2005

Kate doesn’t like Photoshop – Digital Ethics

In a recent article Kate Winslet is described as “not a fan of Photoshop, preferring to remain as natural and real as she is in the flesh”. The most recent brouhaha is about a movie poster for the soon to be released film Romance and Cigarettes (note, the movie’s web site currently redirects to MGM’s site).

Kate it seems, has a bit of a history with being “excessively” retouched. Or perhaps it would be more accurate to say poorly-retouched. There is a difference.

Apr 3, 2005

In the digital age, a clash over fading photos

Source: Wall Street Journal–April 1, 2005; Page B1 (paid subscription required)
By William M. Bulkeley
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The boom in digital photography has sparked a backbiting squabble over the longevity of pictures made on home printers. The clash pits printer makers eager to market their own lines of expensive specialty photo paper against big paper purveyors like retailer Staples Inc. and photo giant Eastman Kodak Co., neither of which makes inkjet printers of their own.

As more people use digital cameras, many are making homemade prints. Yet many shutterbugs could end up disappointed by the shelf life of their photos. Wilhelm Imaging Research, a testing lab in Grinnell, Iowa, that was hired by Hewlett-Packard Co., Seiko Epson Corp. and several other printer makers, recently publicly criticized Staples’ top-of-the-line photo paper as a “disaster,” saying photos printed on it fade rapidly from exposure to ozone pollution.