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Entries from April 2010

Painting in Photoshop CS5

April 21st, 2010 · No Comments · Adobe CS5, Photoshop, Photoshop CS5, Technology

The wonderful digital artist, and ex-Painter developer, John Derry has posted an excellent video demonstrating the new painting features in Photoshop CS5, including bristle tip brushes, the Mixer Brush (which lets you blend paints with wetness and mixer attributes). The video finishes with a technique for turning photographs into oil-paint-style imagery. As a photographer I’m […]

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Summer photo workshops at the Maine Media Workshops

April 16th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Adobe CS5, Adobe Photoshop & the Art of Photography, Adobe Training, Irreverent Photo Tools for Digital Photographers, Photography, Photoshop, Technology, Upcoming Events

It’s time to plan your week of photo indulgence at the Maine Media Workshops in Rockport Maine. I’m giving two workshops over the summer, one early summer and one late summer. The first is The Irreverent Side of Digital Photography, June 20-26, 2010. This workshop explores many of the techniques I demonstrate in my book […]

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Prime Time TV Show Shot With DSLR

April 13th, 2010 · No Comments · On Convergence, Photography, Technology, Video

DPReview reports that an episode of the Fox primetime series “House” was shot entirely with the Canon 5D Mark II (and Canon lenses). Anyone following the posts here on convergence won’t be surprised, but the news is welcome and a shot across the bow of video camera designers who persist in mini over-the-shoulder style designs […]

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Photoshop CS5 New Features List

April 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Adobe CS5, Adobe Training, Photoshop Extended 3D, Technology, Video

Here is a partial list of new features in Photoshop CS5. I’ll post a more comprehensive list soon, but these are the upgrades that are most likely to save you time and money, and that may make the upgrade compelling: Content Aware Fill and Content Aware Spot Healing Puppet Warp Mixer Brush and Wet Brush […]

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Adobe Creative Suite 5 – Out with the Old, In with the New

April 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Adobe CS5, Adobe Training, Photoshop Extended 3D, Technology, Video

Adobe announced today their latest version of the professional programs comprising the Creative Suite. Creative Suite 5, or CS5, will ship sometime in May of this year and include over 250 new features to the software packages in the suites. CS5 includes of course Photoshop CS5 and I’ve posted some videos featuring some of the […]

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