Archive for August 14th, 2006

Aug 14, 2006

Russell Preston Brown in Iceland-Updated

russell.jpgRussell Brown, the chief Adobe Evangelist and all round funny guy has started a photo contest-The Best Photos of Russell.

The contest is only actually open to those photographers that went on the “Lightroom Iceland Adventure” but Russell has given PhotoshopNews permission to post them so our readers can also add to the vote tally.

The winning photographer from the trip will receive an Apple iPod (probably given to Russell by Apple).
Editor’s note: We’ve added the photo credits to the images so you can see who shot which images.

Aug 14, 2006

Lightroom Podcast Episodes 14, 15 and 16 Posted

George Jardine by Jeff Schewe

In what can be described as a podcasting orgy, George Jardine, Pro Photography Evangelist of Adobe has posted 3 new iTunes Podcasts. They were all recorded during the “Lightroom Iceland Adventure” and these new podcasts are enhanced podcasts that includes photos taken by the photographers. They can be viewed on Photo and Video iPods as well as iTunes. Audio only will be heard on other devices.

Aug 14, 2006

Lightroom Podcast Episode 13 Posted

Derrick Story’s legs by Mikkel Aaland

George Jardine, Pro Photography Evangelist of Adobe has posted a new iTunes Podcast. This is the second podcast from the “Lightroom Iceland Adventure” with Derrick Story.

Aug 14, 2006

Q&A: Adobe’s Martin Newell, David Story talk up R&D, new projects

Source: ComputerWorld
Written by Dan Tennant

The Association for Computing Machinery held its annual Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (Siggraph) conference in Boston earlier this month, paying special tribute to Martin Newell, an Adobe Fellow at Adobe Systems Inc. Computerworld’s Dan Tennant spoke with Newell and David Story, Adobe’s vice president of Digital Imaging Product Development, about their work at Adobe, how the development process unfolds, and kinds of products they’d like to be working on. Excerpts from the interview follow.

Aug 14, 2006

Ease of Alteration Creates Woes for Picture Editors

Source: The New York Times
Written by Maria Aspan

The recent discovery that a Lebanese freelance photographer, Adnan Hajj, had manipulated pictures he took for Reuters has raised questions about the standards of photojournalism at a time of widespread digital photography.

The incident also increased pressure on news photo editors, who select and edit thousands of photographs under deadline each day, to detect digital alterations.