Archive for the 'Education' Category

Sep 30, 2008

Julieanne Kost Posts Videos and PDFs About Camera Raw and Photoshop CS4


Check out Julieanne’s web site for new Camera Raw 5 and Photoshop CS4 video tutorials and PDFs.

ADOBE TV The Complete Picture – Episode 08
Let Julieanne show you the power behind the new features in Camera Raw 5. Discover how to make non-destructive localized corrections as well as create special effects using the Adjustment Brush, Graduated Filter, Post Cropping Vignettes and more!

ADOBE TV The Complete Picture – Episode 07
Discover the new features in Adobe Bridge CS4 as Julieanne walks through the new features, tools, refined interface and integration with Photoshop.

PSCS4 What’s new in Bridge CS4 (PDF)
Learn everything there is to get you up to speed quickly in Bridge CS4.

PSCS4 What’s New in Camera Raw 5 (PDF)
Discover the unlimited possibilities with Camera Raw 5.

PSCS4 Photoshop CS4 – But Wait, There’s More! (PDF)
Master the important but often overlooked refinements and adjustments in Photoshop CS4.

Sep 24, 2008

NAPP Launches CS4 Learning Center

Adobe Photoshop CS4 Learning Center Offers Tutorials, New Feature Overviews, Exclusive Interviews and More for the Newly-Released Photoshop CS4

TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) has launched its new Adobe Photoshop CS4 Learning Center covering the new exciting features of Photoshop CS4 as part of the much anticipated Adobe Creative Suite 4 announcement. The NAPP Adobe Photoshop CS4 Learning Center is the most comprehensive Photoshop CS4 learning experience available today jam-packed with video tutorials, interviews, helpful information, and more at

Jul 10, 2008

Photoshop World Opens Registration with $100 Advance Registration Discount

Photoshop World Conference & Expo – September 4-6, 2008 – Las Vegas, NV

Press Release: TAMPA, Fla., Jul 10, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Photoshop World – the largest Photoshop educational event in the world – is bringing the most informative and inspiring digital imaging training to the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Convention Center on Sept. 4-6.
May 15, 2008

D65 Gets a Jump on Lightroom 2.0


Learn Lightroom 2.0 with D65

Adobe released Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.0 beta which features enhancements such as dual-monitor support and localized dodge and burn corrections. It is the first Adobe application to support 64-bit for Mac OS X 10.5 Intel Macs and Microsoft Vista 64-bit operating systems.

We are now teaching the transition to 2.0 and all the features.

Feb 7, 2008

Adobe ACE Exams Now Available for CS3

Adobe Certified Expert exams are now available for the Creative Suite 3 product line including the Photoshop CS3 re-certification and ACE exams. Additional information including Prep Guides is available on the Adobe Partners site. Prices are $50 for re-certification and $150 for the ACE exams.

Jan 7, 2008

New White Paper on Non-Destructive Imaging

A new PDF has been added to White Papers & Primers in Adobe’s Digital Imaging section. The new PDF by author and photographer Peter Krogh is titled Non-Destructive Imaging: An Evolution of Rendering Technology. Peter is the author of The DAM Book as well as DAM Useful stuff on his DAM Useful web site.

Peter joins some of the other top authors who have published useful and important articles including; Karl Lang, Andrew Rodney, George Reis, John Paul Caponigro, Michael Reichmann, R. Mac Holbert and Jeff Schewe.

Additional new PDFs will be posted in the coming weeks and months. And, they are FREE!

Jan 2, 2008 Launches New Subscription Based Online Training Classes


During December, 2007, launched a new subscription based online training that includes a lot of the top Photoshop/Lightroom instructors all in one online experience.

Sep 19, 2007

Russell Brown Launches new TV Show


Dr. Brown’s Photoshop Laboratory…the mad doctor is in!

Sep 18, 2007

Bert Monroy Joins NAPP Team


World Renowned Digital Artist to Create Training Content for Association Members
Press Release: TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) is proud to announce that pioneering digital artist, author, and instructor, Bert Monroy, has joined the NAPP organization as an education and curriculum developer. Bert will be creating online content for the NAPP members only web site, contributing to Photoshop User and Layers magazines, and sharing years of know-how through books and educational DVDs. Additionally, Bert will continue to tour the country with NAPPs Adobe Photoshop CS3 Creativity Tour.

May 29, 2007

NAPP Releases New Training for Adobe Photoshop CS3


Available as Online Courses or Instructional DVD Featuring Dave Cross, Matt Kloskowski, and Corey Barker

Press Release: TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As the foremost training and educational authority on Adobe® Photoshop®, the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) is proud to announce the release of three new Photoshop® CS3 training classes: Adobe® Photoshop® CS3 for Beginners, Adobe® Photoshop® CS3 Power Session and Adobe® Photoshop® CS3 Channels.

Apr 25, 2007

Adobe Makes it Easy for Schools to Deploy Creative Suite 3

New Licensing, Certification and Curriculum for Primary and Secondary Schools

Press Release: SAN JOSE, Calif. — April 24, 2007 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced new site licensing options, curriculum and certification programs for primary and secondary schools deploying Adobe® Creative Suite® 3. The new resources will make it easier for schools to deploy Adobe’s new offering of tightly integrated, industry-leading design and development tools into the curriculum, as well as into career and technical education programs.

Apr 11, 2007

Adobe Chooses as Exclusive Producer of In-the-Box Training Solution for Creative Suite 3

Long-standing leader of training resources to produce video tutorials included in new software package

Press Release: OJAI, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–, the company specializing in self-paced career and computer training in digital media and design, announced today that it has been chosen as the exclusive producer of in-the-box video training for the new Adobe® Creative Suite® 3. More than 200 training videos will be included with all of the new Creative Suite 3 editions. Additional Creative Suite 3 training courses, created by, will be on display during the NAB conference at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth number SL2028, April 16-19, 2007.

Mar 22, 2007

Wikivid on Photoshop

wikivid.jpg Wikivid does Photoshop.

If you want to find a tutorial video about Photoshop, Wikivid has plenty. Over 550 videos listed and counting…

The top linked videos seem to be from with plenty from, as well as

An offshoot of Wikipedia, Wikivid is an encyclopedia of informative videos. Each content page is made up of links to free videos laid out as a video-course for anyone to watch and learn. Each page can be edited and moderated by anyone. In addition to Photoshop, there’s Wikivids for After Effects, Dreamweaver, Illustrator and others.

Nov 28, 2006

New Adobe Digital Photography Primers

Adobe has posted new white papers and primers available as PDF downloads. The PDFs are available from the Digital Imaging Solutions for Pro Photographers page (scroll to the bottom) and from the More Papers and Primers page.

Nov 8, 2006

UPDIG Releases Version 2.0 Guidelines

The Universal Photographic Digital Imaging Guidlines (UPDIG) working group has announced the release of version 2.0 of their guidelines for the delivery of digital photographs.

Nov 7, 2006

Deke Does Raw Announces Release of Photoshop CS2: Mastering Camera Raw In-Depth Overview of Top Database Application’s New Features

Press Release: In the world of digital photography, the raw image is the digital equivalent of a large-format negative. Working with these “digital negatives” allows photographers to have greater artistic control and flexibility during the image-editing process, while still maintaining the integrity of the original raw file. In Photoshop CS2: Mastering Camera Raw, best-selling author Deke McClelland teaches the key principles and techniques for mastering raw photography using the Adobe Camera Raw plug-in.

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).

Sep 12, 2006

Deke McClelland Joins, the leader in video-based training for digital media and design software, today announced its new relationship with author and instructor Deke McClelland and the immediate availability of Deke’s training title Photoshop CS2 Actions and Automation.

Author of more than 100 books and videos, Deke McClelland is a popular expert and lecturer on Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, and on the broader realm of computer graphics and design. Since he began writing in 1987, his best-selling books have sold more than 3.5 million copies in 24 different languages.

Jul 28, 2006

Adobe digital photography white papers and primers-Update

Adobe has updated many of the original white papers and primers available as PDF downloads from Explore these papers and primers — written by some of the biggest names in the industry — to learn more about the world of digital photography.

Jul 12, 2006

World-Renowned Photographers To Teach At Photoshop World Conference

Sept. 7-9, 2006 – Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas

Press Release: TAMPA – Tues., July 11, 2006 – Best-selling author, Photoshop® guru, and Photoshop World Conference Technical Chair Scott Kelby is pleased to announce that three world-renowned photographers – Jay Maisel, John Paul Caponigro and Jeff Schewe – are teaching at the upcoming Photoshop World Conference & Expo, Sept. 7-9 in Las Vegas ( ) at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.

Jul 5, 2006

Epson Print Academy Extended

The Epson Print Academy has extended it’s tour of U.S. cities with three new cities added for the end of 2006 and a return trip to two cities in 2007.

Track One teaches digital SLR owners how to create prints just like the pros. Track Two teaches professionals advanced techniques to take printing to the next level.

Jun 16, 2006

Lightroom Engineer Mark Hamburg to be at Photoshop Soup2Nuts

Former Photoshop engineer and current Adobe Lightroom engineering architect Mark Hamburg will be at the upcoming Photoshop Soup2Nuts Conference June 23-24, 2006 in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Mark, the second engineer to work on Photoshop (after Thomas Knoll) is actually from Midland, Michigan.

He’ll be attending the Soup2Nuts Conference where he has agreed to do several Adobe Lightroom presentations with speaker Jeff Schewe.

George Jardine, Pro Photo Evangelist will also attend and attempt to record several Lightroom Podcasts during the event.

Jun 1, 2006

Photoshop Soup2Nuts-2006

Photoshop Soup2Nuts
June 23-24, 2006 in Ann Arbor, Michigan

You’ll want to be there this year…want to see what you missed last year?

May 10, 2006

Scott Kelby does online training

Scott Kelby, World-Renown Photoshop Guru, Offers a New 21-Day Online Course – Photoshop for Digital Photographers

Press Release: TAMPA, Fla.–May 9, 2006–The National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP), the world’s leading educational and training resource for Adobe® Photoshop®, has just released Photoshop for Digital Photographers with Scott Kelby — a 21-day online training course on its newly launched training site —

Apr 18, 2006

Software Cinema Announces The Best of Dean Collins

Award Winning Tutorials Covering Lighting Techniques Re-Released onto DVD with Partial Proceeds Going Towards the Fight Against Childhood Cancer

Press Release: SAN DIEGO, CA, April 18, 2006 – Software Cinema, a leading software training company supporting the imaging industry of photographers, videographers and graphic artists, today announced The Best of Dean Collins Finelight Video DVD set, featuring the late Dean Collins, one of the most celebrated educators of lighting and camera techniques in the industry. To honor Dean Collins, a portion of all proceeds will be donated to CureSearch, the world’s largest pediatric cancer research organization working towards the cure and prevention of childhood and adolescent cancer through scientific discovery.