November 8, 2006
Photo Plus East was held again this year at the Javits Center in New York from the 2nd-4th of November. Several members of the Pixel Genius team plus friends were there to take part in the various seminars and events. Here is a summary of what took place, in particular the Adobe Booth seminar sessions, where demos of Lightroom Beta 5 were shown for the first time in public. To find out more about what happened, read on…
November 8, 2006
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.
October 2, 2006
Adobe has released Adobe Lightroom Beta 4 for Macintosh and Windows now available for download at: Labs.Adobe.com. Windows users can now access more of the module features that were previously unavailable in the PC version of public Beta 3. But the main changes in Beta 4 have all taken place in the Library and Develop modules. In this second part review we are going to concentrate on what’s new in the Library module, such as the new interface changes to the grid layout, the ability to batch rename images, and convert to DNG and CD/DVD archiving. Read the rest of this story for an in-depth look at the Beta 4 Develop module.
September 24, 2006
Adobe has released Adobe Lightroom Beta 4 for Macintosh and Windows, and is available for download at: Labs.Adobe.com. Windows users can now access more of the module features that were previously unavailable in the PC version of public Beta 3. But the main changes in Beta 4 have all taken place in the Library and Develop modules.
In this first part review we are going to concentrate on what’s new in the Develop module. This is the first chance to see how the Raw Shooter raw processing technology has been incorporated into Beta 4, and how Adobe has added more versatility to the tone and color edit controls. Some of the key new features are that you can drag-edit the histogram and have the ability to directly edit the tone curve plus make on-image tone curve edits. Read the rest of this story for an in-depth look at the Beta 4 Develop module.
September 13, 2006
Room with a view…34th floor looking North.
Photoshop World was last week and it was both a lot of fun and educational for those who attended. This is my report of the first day of my first Photoshop World. I only shot stuff on this first day (I was speaking the other days) so this is the only posting I’ll be doing.
September 12, 2006
Last week, at Photoshop World, Epson held a special “mini” Print Academy. The question was, would people come and could we cover what we needed to cover in such a short period of time. The answer to both questions was yes!
August 21, 2006
All I’m going to give you is the link. :~)
Via John Nack’s Adobe Blog.
August 14, 2006
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.
August 8, 2006
Written by Gary Hershorn, News Pictures Editor for North America
News photographers routinely process images using Adobe Photoshop software. But there has been a basic premise in the world of photojournalism that what was allowed in making prints in the pre-digital days of darkrooms is all that is acceptable today.
August 7, 2006
Source: Reuters via Yahoo News
LONDON (Reuters) – Reuters withdrew all 920 photographs by a freelance Lebanese photographer from its database on Monday after an urgent review of his work showed he had altered two images from the conflict between Israel and the armed group Hizbollah.
Altered image on left, original on right