Archive for March 8th, 2007

Mar 8, 2007

I’m Back From Antarctica But I’m On the Road Again

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After 14,000+ total air miles and over 3,200 nautical miles, I’ve returned from Antarctica only to get back on a plane Friday, March 9th to go south again. This time however, I’m stopping in the Florida Keys for a week of vacation. Boy, do I need it – Antarctica was a lot of work!

Mar 8, 2007

Backstage at the Lightroom Launch Party

Last week, Adobe hosted a “virtual” launch party for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. I was invited to attend in person at Adobe’s Minnesota offices in Shoreview, MN. As you can see, the weather was very, uh, Minnesotan. Listed in the story are Lightroom Resource URLs as well as links to movies of the Lightroom “Virtual” Launch Party.

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Mar 8, 2007

Photoshop gets HD Photo support

Source: CNET
Written by Stephen Shankland

LAS VEGAS–Microsoft announced a plug-in Wednesday that gives Adobe Systems’ widely used Photoshop the ability to read and write images stored in Microsoft’s HD Photo format.

Mar 8, 2007

Adobe Tackles Photo Forgeries

Source: Wired News
Written by Randy Dotinga

A suite of photo-authentication tools under development by Adobe Systems could make it possible to match a digital photo to the camera that shot it, and to detect some improper manipulation of images, Wired News has learned.

Mar 8, 2007

Announcing two flavors of Photoshop CS3

John Nack, Photoshop Product Manager talks about the two flavors of Photoshop CS3 on his blog. So, is it vanilla and chocolate? Or Rocky Road? Only time will tell, but there is no Photoshop “Standard” or Photoshop “Pro”. Just Photoshop CS3 and Photoshop CS3 Extended.

From John’s postI’m extremely excited about this evolution in the history of Photoshop, and I wish we could give you a demo of exactly what’s coming, but we’ll be there soon enough.”

Mar 8, 2007

Photoshop CS3 and Photoshop CS3 Extended FAQs

Adobe has announced that Photoshop CS3 will be released in two versions; Photoshop CS3 and Photoshop CS3 Extended.

Since Adobe is not releasing the exact feature set and pricing (both features and pricing are expected to be announced March 27th.), Adobe has provided the following FAQ to explain exactly what is being announced at this time.

Q. What’s the big news?
A. Adobe will expand its Photoshop product line in Spring 2007, to better meet the needs of its users. There will soon be two editions of Photoshop® CS3 software for both the Macintosh and Windows platforms: Adobe Photoshop CS3 and Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended. We want to share this exciting news so you could stay abreast of our upcoming product release plans and better understand which Photoshop will be the right one for you. Pricing and availability information will be provided at our announce in the Spring.

Mar 8, 2007

Adobe Announces Two Editions of Photoshop CS3

Adobe Stretches the Limits of Digital Imaging with Photoshop CS3 Extended

Press Release: SAN JOSE, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, Nevada – March 8, 2007 – Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced at the Photo Marketing Association (PMA) show that it will expand its digital imaging product line, offering two editions of Adobe(r) Photoshop(r) CS3. In addition to the highly anticipated Photoshop CS3 software for designers and professional photographers, Adobe will also deliver Photoshop CS3 Extended, a completely new edition of Photoshop which allows cross-media creative professionals to stretch the limits of digital imaging.

Photoshop CS3 Extended includes everything in Photoshop CS3 plus a new set of capabilities for integration of 3-D and motion graphics, image measurement and analysis. Photoshop CS3 Extended also simplifies the workflow for professionals in architecture, engineering, medical and science.

Both Photoshop CS3 and Photoshop CS3 Extended software will be formally introduced on March 27, 2007 – as part of the company’s launch of Creative Suite 3, where further details will be disclosed. The software is expected to ship in Spring 2007.