Photoshop World is now offering One Day tickets. If you don’t have half a week to devote to the conference, you can just choose one (or two) days to go. The price is $349 for each day ($299 if you’re a NAPP member). You can always visit the Expo Hall for free if you don’t like spending money and happen to be in the area.
HP just announced the HP Z1 Workstation, a powerful all-in-one PC workstation designed to be upgraded.The HP Z1 is a 27″ LED-backlit all-in-one style workstation, a la iMac, but without the locked down internals. You can easily open and upgrade all of the major components without voiding your
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Adobe Photoshop turns 20 years old today. Not quite the U.S. legal drinking age, but the party should still be good fun. If you didn’t get an e-vite to the party (which you probably didn’t), you can still attend virtually by watching the live streaming webcast of the event. The fine folks at NAPP (National Association of Photoshop Professionals) are putting on the show, so a lot of their top talent, including Scott Kelby, Matt Kloskowski, Dave Cross and Corey barker, will be there. There will also be a few Adobe celebrities including Russell Brown, Johnny Loiacono and more. The festivities begin at 7:30PM PST. Don’t worry if it’s too late for you Right-Coasters, the video will available for download shortly after the live stream ends.
Adobe has released their latest public beta of their popular photography management software, Photoshop Lightroom 3.
Here are some of the new features:
- Brand new performance architecture, building for the future of growing image libraries
- State-of-the-art noise reduction to help you perfect your high ISO shots
- Watermarking tool that helps you customize and protect your images with ease
- Portable sharable slideshows with audio—designed to give you more flexibility and impact on how you choose to share your images, you can now save and export your slideshows as videos and include audio
- Flexible customizable print package creation so your print package layouts are all your own
- Film grain simulation tool for enhancing your images to look as gritty as you want
- New import handling designed to make importing streamlined and easy
- More flexible online publishing options so you can post your images online to certain online photo sharing sites directly from inside Lightroom 3 beta (may require third-party plug-ins)*
Of course, NAPP already has a Lightroom 3 Beta Learning Center for you to see exactly what’s changed without having to stumble around. It’s hosted by the premiere Lightroom trainers Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski, so you know it’s good.
Then you’ve come to the right place. Photoshop World 2009, which is coming to the Mandalay Bay in Vegas on October 1st, is the world’s largest Photoshop convention. But it’s not just a big press release event, it’s learning and training from the experts. Photographers, illustrators, graphic designers and beginners can all learn something at this huge 3 day event. So go, learn, and come back better at Photoshop. You can impress your friends, co-workers and even your boss.
Oh yeah, and save $100 by using this Discount Code: Continue Reading »
Scott Kelby and friends have started a new podcast series revolving around the Nikon digital SLR series called “D-Town TV” (D Series, D Town, get it?) and the premiere episode is this week. The first episode features Scott and Matt Kloskowski showing you some quick tips and techniques as well as getting into Capture NX and showing you some cool accessories. Check out the website at www.dtowntv.com or watch the premiere episode below:
In an effort to make urban photographers feel more comfortable in crowded situations, Think Tank Photo went and slimmed down some camera backpacks so you can feel a bit less conspicuous. These new StreetWalker backpacks come in three different flavors for now; The Streetwalker, Streetwalker Pro and The Streetwalker HardDrive, which provides room for a 15″ laptop. These bags provide a massive amount of storage and utility, all while keeping your pricey camera goodies safe. Check out the full press release after the jump.
onOne Software is getting into the holiday spirit by offering $100 off of their new Plug-In Suite 4 software package. All you have to do to take advantage is use the coupon code: PHTSHPS4 when checking out. Happy (early) Holidays!
onOne Software just sent me a big package with lots of great new announcements. onOne Software creates some great and incredibly useful plug-ins for Adobe products like Photoshop and Lightroom. They’re latest supplements come to the aid of the brand-new Photoshop CS4 and Lightroom 2. The two big announcements come in the form of PhotoTools 2 and Genuine Fractals 6. To make it convenient for you, onOne decided to wrap these great new products in a nice, clean package for you called Plug-In Suite 4.5, which includes: Genuine Fractals 6 Professional Edition, PhotoTools 2 Professional Edition, PhotoFrame 4 Professional Edition, Mask Pro 4, PhotoTune 2.2, and FocalPoint 1.0.
As always, you can get yourself a 10% discount on ANY onOne product by using the code:
Next in the line of upcoming onOne Software products is PhotoTools 2. PhotoTools is a large collection of imaging tools for use in Photoshop CS4 and Photoshop CS4 extended. Also, like the rest of the onOne Software products, coupon code PHTSHPLB saves you 10%.
onOne Software, Inc., a leading developer of innovative software tools for photographers, today announced the upcoming release of PhotoTools 2 Professional Edition and PhotoTools 2 Standard Edition. PhotoTools is a flexible yet powerful plug-in for Adobe® Photoshop® CS4 software that utilizes the power of Photoshop CS4 and Photoshop CS4 Extended Actions to provide a wide range of imaging tools including effects, corrections and production automation in a full-featured interface.
Available in January 2009, PhotoTools 2 features an expanded range of photographic effects and a significantly improved user experience through a new effects library and additional new features. Continue Reading »
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