Archive for May 13th, 2005

May 13, 2005

SNAFU? FUBAR? Either way it’s Wrong

Martin Evening called from London to say that the first 2000 copies of his new book, Photoshop CS2 for Photographers are on the way to the US. So early buyers should be receiving their copies soon. He also pointed out an odd situation in regard to his book’s listing on

It seems Amazon has screwed up the book title on it’s page and re-named it How to Cheat in Photoshop. See the screen capture below.


May 13, 2005

Friday Summary / 05-13-2005

Happy Friday the 13th! (eeeek)
During the last week, PhotoshopNews had some read worthy stories, that, well, you really should read!

May 13, 2005

First Time With Photoshop – Scott Kelby

I was kind of “late to the game” when it comes to Photoshop. While most of the experts I know started either at version 1.0, or they were using Photoshop before it was even called Photoshop, I didn’t get into the game until Photoshop 2.0 was already out.

At that time, I owned a small design studio and we were still sending out all our photos to be shot with a stat camera and then we’d manually paste the resulting halftones (which were awful by the way) into our layouts.

The first time I saw Photoshop, I got really excited about the idea that we could finally have some control over how our halftones looked.