Archive for April 13th, 2006

Apr 13, 2006

Adobe Hosts Creative Suite 2 eSeminar Series for Print Professionals

Press Release: Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE) today announced a new Adobe® Creative Suite 2 print professional eSeminar series event. Hosted by industry experts, the free eSeminar series will feature two new sessions on Job Definition Format (JDF) and Variable Data Publishing (VDP), as well as providing insight into the enhanced tools and features that will help print professionals improve production workflow and productivity by getting the most out of Creative Suite 2.

Apr 13, 2006

Urban Digital

Source: Computer Arts

The 1970s and 80s saw the emergence of graffiti culture, and its transition into a respected art form. Designer Ric Blackshaw traces the roots of his own passion for a whole new graphic language.

Apr 13, 2006

Aperture 1.1 Update

Source: Aperture 1.1 Update Page

Developed in consultation with pro photographers, Aperture 1.1 — available now for $299 and as a free Software Update for current owners of Aperture 1.0 — offers increased computer and camera compatibility. The first Universal version of Aperture, the upgrade allows photographers to run Aperture on both PowerPC-based and the new Intel-based Macintosh computers, including MacBook Pro.

Apr 13, 2006

Extensis Announces Updates for Portfolio 8

Free update includes added RAW camera and MS Office support for digital asset management needs.

Press Release: Portland, Ore. – April, 12th, 2006 – Extensis, a division of Celartem Inc., today released two free updates to Portfolio 8 – the leading Digital Asset Management (DAM) solution for creative professionals. These updates include two file format support filters, which add support for Microsoft Office allowing users to catalog, find and view files from Microsoft Word and Excel on the Windows platform. Additionally, Extensis has added support for 22 new camera Raw formats on both Mac and Windows versions of Portfolio. Registered owners of Portfolio 8 are eligible to receive the free upgrades immediately through the Extensis website at

Apr 13, 2006

Students excelling in graphics design course

Source: Culpeper Star-Exponent
Written by Rhonda Simmons

Imagine Pablo Picasso using a computer program to design his masterpieces by transforming an old photo into a work of art.

At Culpeper County High School, graphic design students are already doing it – and doing it well enough to earn a free trip to Florida.

Apr 13, 2006

Lightroom Podcast Episode 4 Posted

Martin Evening by Jeff Schewe

George Jardine, Pro Photography Evangelist of Adobe has posted a new iTunes Podcast about Adobe Lightroom with Martin Evening, author of Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Photographers.