Archive for December 19th, 2005

Dec 19, 2005

Bill Atkinson updates free profile, profile target downloads

Source: Rob
Written By Rob Galbraith

Nature photographer and fine-art printer Bill Atkinson – better known to early computer geeks as one of the creators of the Macintosh computer – has updated his collection of free profiles for newer Epson wide format printers. Over the past several weeks, Atkinson has been assembling on his web site profiles for use with the Epson Stylus Pro 4800, 7800 and 9800 and three different paper stocks: Epson’s Premium Luster (250), Premium Semimatte (250) and Premium Glossy (250).

Dec 19, 2005

File system, I/O, Illegal Name errors, or system crash after you install (Photoshop CS2, Illustrator CS2, Adobe Creative Suite 2)

Source: Photoshop Support Knowledgebase

Issue: You experience one or more of the following problems after you install Adobe Photoshop CS2, Adobe Illustrator CS2, or Adobe Creative Suite 2.0 in Mac OS X v10.3 or v10.4:

– File system error
– I/O error
– Boot error
– System crash or slowdown
– Illegal Name error when you run Disk Utility

Dec 19, 2005

Photoshop, networks, and removable media (CS2)

Source: Photoshop Support Knowledgebase

What’s covered: Issues when working from networks or removable media, recommended workflow, suggestions for troubleshooting.

When you save and open files across a network or from removable media, many variables affect application performance. Consequently, some problems (for example, damaged files, denied access, or slow performance) occur more frequently when you work across a network or from removable media than when you work from a local hard disk.

Dec 19, 2005

Aperture 1.0: the Ars review

Source: ars technica
Written By Dave Girard

Apple has cojones. Let’s not pretend otherwise. Jumping headfirst into the fully mature digital imaging market requires the shameless bravado of a one-legged man at a butt-kicking contest or any number of contestants on So You Think You Can Dance? What’s at risk is not only cold, hard cash, but more importantly, their reputation as a software innovator. With Aperture, Apple is clearly hoping to have the same success it has had with Final Cut Pro. Plus, becoming a household name in imaging can’t hurt the bottom line for hardware sales.

Dec 19, 2005

Microsoft RAW Image Thumbnailer v1.0 (Build 50)

Press Release: The Microsoft RAW Image Thumbnailer and Viewer provides the ability to view, organize, and print photos captured in RAW image formats from supported Canon and Nikon digital cameras.

Dec 19, 2005

The Ultimate Photoshop Quiz

PSN missed this little nugget due to being in Antarctica…

Press Release: TAMPA, Fla. –(Business Wire)– Nov. 28, 2005 — For the first time, Adobe(R) Photoshop(R) users worldwide can test their Photoshop skills by taking the “Ultimate Photoshop Quiz” created by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP).

The quiz at lets participants determine their knowledge and expertise of Photoshop in a 20 question, 20-minutes-or-less interactive format.

Dec 19, 2005

DNG Recover Edges

Source: The Luminous Landscape
Written By Michael Reichmann

You may not realize it, but your digital camera doesn’t give you every pixel that it records. In most cases this is because the manufacturer masks off pixels at the very edges of the frame. This is done for a couple of technical reasons.