Archive for August 15th, 2005

Aug 15, 2005

A Bevy of articles about “Acrylic”

It seems the mainstream tech media is bent on creating conflict where there really isn’t any. Case in point, Microsoft’s newly released beta of a “graphic” application code named Acrylic. See the PSN article Acrylic VS Photoshop – The Winner?.

Aug 15, 2005

PhotoshopNews inside of Adobe Bridge

In cooperation with PixelGenius, PhotoshopNews is pleased to announce the availability of a new Adobe Bridge script to put inside of Bridge. Yes, right inside of Bridge!

Aug 15, 2005

Tom Fors in Death Valley

Tom Fors, the fellow who brought you the ACR-Calibrator script is taking a little trip to Death Valley. But geek that Tom is, he’s documenting the trip in an unusual manner, he’s blogging it live (well almost) and uploading GPS coordinates and hopefully photos from the location.

Using Google Maps, he’s upload the locations of the planned photo expedition’s itinerary and will be attaching photos when he gets air time on his Verizion high speed broadband wireless card.

Aug 15, 2005

Error when you save or export a PDF or Illustrator file (Mac OS)

Source: Photoshop Support Knowledgebase

Issue: When you try to save or export a file as a PDF file from InDesign CS2, Photoshop CS2, Acrobat 7 or Illustrator CS2, or save a file in Illustrator format from Illustrator CS2, you either get an error message when you save the file, or an error message when you open the resulting PDF or Illustrator file.

Aug 15, 2005

ISO To Adopt OpenType File Format as Font Standard For MPEG-4

Adobe and Microsoft Joint Proposal Advances Text and Graphics Handling in Industry Standard Multimedia Specification

Press Release: SAN JOSE, Calif. — Aug. 15, 2005 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that the International Standards Organization (ISO) accepted, for review, Adobe and Microsoft’s proposal to use the OpenType® font file format as the basis of a new open font format for handling text and graphics, within the MPEG-4 standard.

Aug 15, 2005

EISA Awards for 2005-2006

EISA is the largest editorial multimedia organization in Europe, with a membership of 50 Audio, Mobile Electronics, Video and Photo magazines drawn from 20 European countries.

Aug 15, 2005

It’s time to attain Photoshop expertise

Source: Seattle Times
Written By Linda Knapp

Now that I own an excellent digital SLR camera, it’s time to stop dabbling in Photoshop and actually learn to use this photo-editing software. Adobe Photoshop is the standard among advanced amateur and professional photographers and it’s time for me (and maybe you?) to become a more competent user.

Aug 15, 2005

Adobe goes market specific

Source: People’s Daily

Adobe Systems Inc is to become the first foreign software company to adopt China specific prices for its products.

Aug 15, 2005

CEA Research Finds Digital Cameras Remain Primary Picture Taking Device

Survey Underscores Need for Industry Involvement in Consumer Archiving Awareness

Press Release: Arlington, Virginia 8/12/2005

Even as they increase in popularity, camera phones are not likely to replace digital cameras and camcorders as consumers’ primary picture taking device, according to a study recently released by the Consumer Electronics Association(r) (CEA), which found that some 91 percent of digital camera owners consider their digital camera to be their main photography device.