Archive for April 24th, 2006

Apr 24, 2006

Spaces open for Hands-On Fine-Art Digital Printing with Stephen Johnson

This Fine Art Printing Workshop focuses exclusively on improving your fine-art digital printing, primarily using Epson inkjet printers. Concentration will be on inkjet printing with color pigments and black/gray ink combinations on coated and rag papers. Learn from the digital pioneer how he obtains his impressive results during four days of lectures, printing, and feedback in the studio.

Apr 24, 2006

Photoshop crashes when you save files to a network volume (CS and CS2 on Mac OS X v10.4.6)

Source: Adobe Support Knolwedgebase Document 333037

Issue: When you save a PSD/PSB or TIFF file to a server or network volume, Adobe Photoshop quits.

Editor’s Note: this issue was addressed in a previous PSN Article

Apr 24, 2006

The Hand-made camera of Miroslav Tichy

Source: Michael Hoppen Gallery
Tichý is truly one of the great ‘finds’ of an unknown artists who worked on the outside edges of the art world. Following the communist takeover Tichý spent some eight years in prison camps and jails for no particular reason other than he was ‘different’ and was considered subversive. Upon his release in the early 70’s, Tichý wandered his small town in rags, pursuing his obsession as an artist with the female form by photographing in the streets, shops and parks with cameras he made from tin cans, childrens spectacle lenses and other junk he found on the street. He would return home each day to make prints on equally primitive equipment, making only one print from the negatives he selected.

Apr 24, 2006

Mamiya to sell camera business

Source: Imaging Resource
Written by Michael R. Tomkins, The Imaging Resource

A press release posted on the Japanese website of Mamiya-OP Co. Ltd. today announces that it is to sell its optical instruments business to another company.

Mamiya-OP was formed in October 1992, after the merger of Mamiya Camera Co. Ltd. with Olympic Co. Ltd., a company that manufactured both electronic equipment and fishing tackle. The newly formed company withdrew from the fishing tackle business in December 2000, and currently sells optical equipment including both film and digital cameras in medium format, as well as lenses, tripods, golf equipment, and assorted electronics.

Apr 24, 2006

Photoshop takes aim at Mac-Intel release

Source: CNET
Written by Dawn Kawamoto

Adobe Systems is gearing up to release its popular Photoshop and Creative Suite publishing software on Apple’s new Macintosh-Intel systems next spring.

Apr 24, 2006

Adobe Acquires Trade and Technologies France

Acquisition Further Extends 3D Visualization and Collaboration Technology and Expertise for Manufacturing Industry

Press Release: SAN JOSE, Calif. — April 21, 2006 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced it has acquired Trade and Technologies France (TTF), makers of computer-aided design (CAD) data interoperability software. The acquisition will help build on the existing 3D visualization and collaboration capabilities of Adobe® software and solutions for the manufacturing industry and other markets. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.