Archive for the 'Guest Editorials' Category

Mar 24, 2006

Scott Byer on the Mac Intel Switch

From his Living Photoshop Adobe Blog, Photoshop engineer Scott Byer had this to say regarding the switch to Universal Binary using Xcode.

By now you have probably figured out that we aren’t releasing Universal Binaries of our current application versions. If you haven’t, all you need to know is pretty explicitly spelled out here.

“But, c’mon”, I hear people saying, “Steve said it was just a recompile!” Or, “Back during the PowerPC transition, you guys released a patch!”

Well, this time is different. And I really wish it weren’t. But let me tell you how…

Mar 1, 2006

PMA 2006-A View of the Photographic Industry From 30,000 Feet

Source: The Luminous Landscape
Written by Michael Reichmann

Trade shows are always a good opportunity to gauge the state of health of any industry. Walking the isles and talking with both exhibitors as well as attendees provides insights into what people are thinking as well as what they may appear to be doing.

With this as preamble, here are some highly subjective observations on the current (March, 2006) state of the photographic industry. No gospel here, just opinion.

Oct 24, 2005

What John Nack Thinks About Aperture

John Nack is a senior product manager for Adobe Photoshop. His duties also cover Adobe Bridge as well as Adobe Camera Raw. (Read the PSN interview with John Nack). John wrote a short opinion piece on his Adobe Blog about Apple’s new product, Aperture. While John is under certain constraints regarding what he can and can not say, what he does say is honest and straight forward.

Jun 6, 2005

Photoshop First Time-Martin Evening

My first digital imaging experience probably happened around 1987 when I was invited to see a demo of the Quantel Paintbox.

May 5, 2005

First Time With Photoshop – Bert Monroy

While in Chicago recently, I was having lunch with my good friend Jeff Schewe, when he asked me if I remembered the first time I saw Photoshop. I will admit, it did not have the same impact as the question “where were you when you heard JFK got shot” so I don’t remember the exact moment, but. . .

I do remember the excitement it caused.

Sep 1, 2004


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