Archive for October 9th, 2006

Oct 9, 2006

Fake ID battle pits students vs. technology

Source: Sentinel and
Written by Jason Abbruzzese

Zach Scott, 20, a junior at Fitchburg State College, says fake IDs are a normal part of college.

“People always carry fake IDs. That’s part of the lifestyle,” he said recently. “It’s the freedom of going out, not being under the roof of your parents.”

Oct 9, 2006

Digital Film Tools Releases EZ Mask 1.0

Press Release: Oak Park, CA (PRWEB) October 9, 2006 — Digital Film Tools ( announces the release of EZ Mask version 1.0, an easy to use interactive image masking tool. Masking is the process of extracting or isolating an object in a picture. EZ Mask extracts almost any object in an image–even if you are dealing with fine hair detail, smoke, or reflections. This extraction process creates what is known as a mask–essentially a black and white cutout.

Oct 9, 2006

Project: Photoshop Lightroom Report


Project: Photoshop Lightroom with photographer Colin Finlay and Adobe’s Julieanne Kost recently visited the College of DuPage in suburban Chicago. Over the course of two days, students and faculty heard a lecture by Finlay in which he shared his career as a photographer and Adobe’s Senior Evangelist Julieanne Kost, provided students with in-depth seminars on using Photoshop and Lightroom to support a digital workflow.

The second day also comprised a small group of photo students participating with Finlay in a photo shooting assignment. Students selected images from this assignment to be placed into a portfolio and then uploaded to the Project: Photoshop Lightroom site for sharing with the extended community.

Since it was in my general neck of the woods, I drove out to the college to see what was going on (and shoot some snaps).

Oct 9, 2006

Logitech NuLOOQ Navigator Now Supports Windows, New Apps

Press Release: FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Logitech (SWX:LOGN) (NASDAQ:LOGI) today announced that its award-winning NuLOOQ navigator™, originally released with support for the Mac® OS and Adobe® Creative Suite® 2 as part of the NuLOOQ™ Professional Series bundle is now available unbundled and with added support for Windows® XP, and a host of additional applications. The NuLOOQ navigator is an innovative device used in conjunction with a mouse and a keyboard that allows people to better navigate and manipulate graphics and multimedia files. It significantly reduces repetitive use of shortcut keys or palette access typically needed to navigate images and documents, or to adjust values such as brush size, font size and even volume.