Adobe Working to Get Users Excited with Photoshop New Feature Sneak Peaks

The Adobe Photoshop team has been out doing Photoshop Sneak Peaks, suggesting that CS6 must not be too far away.  From what they have shown so far, content aware move and expand are what I am looking forward to most:   Liquify tool performance enhancements (no lags!!) and a much larger brush size will be huge for those who use Liquify:

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Adobe Announces Photoshop Upgrade Pricing for CS3 and CS4 customers

In this post from November, I reported Adobe’s announcement that only customers on Photoshop CS5 would be eligible for upgrade pricing on CS6 when it comes out in the first half of this year. (I also reported on the alternative Cloud version and how that should factor into your upgrade decisions.) What this meant was that CS3 and CS4 customers were supposed to upgrade to CS5, right before the release of CS6, in order to get upgrade pricing.  This caused a lot of frustration among customers, so Adobe has now revised its policy. Here is the statement: We’re very excited about the upcoming release of Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 software and Adobe Creative Cloud™. CS6 will be a major new […more]

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Lightroom 3.6 and Camera Raw 6.6 Released

Next time you open Lightroom and/or Photoshop, you should be prompted to update to Lightroom 3.6 and/or Camera Raw 6.6. (If not, go to Help>Check for Updates.)  This update, as usual, includes support for new cameras, new lens profiles, and bug fixes.  Once you download the updater file, double-click on it to run the installation. Below is complete information from Adobe:

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Adobe Creative Cloud Pricing and The Decisions Lightroom and Photoshop Users Will Have to Make

Adobe Creative Cloud Subscription Plan Adobe announced at its recent Max conference, the availability of a new “Creative Cloud” pricing of its products.  For a $49.99 individual /  $69.99 workgroup monthly subscription, you will gain acess to always up-to-date versions of all of the following products ((I am quoting from this post from Adobe): Desktop Applications — Every tool that is currently in Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection, such as Photoshop®, InDesign®, Illustrator®, Dreamweaver®, Premiere® Pro, After Effects®, as well as innovative new tools that are currently in beta, such as Adobe Edge and Muse. Touch Apps – Starting with the six Adobe Touch Apps announced at MAX , 2011 – Adobe Collage, Adobe Kuler, Adobe Carousel, Photoshop Touch, Adobe Debut, Adobe Proto and Adobe Ideas. Services – A […more]

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Adobe Demonstrates Their New Photoshop Image Deblurring Technology, and More

Ever loved a photo you took, but threw it away because it was blurry due to camera shake?  Well, stop doing that!! Adobe demonstrated its new Photoshop technology for removing camera-shake blur from photos at Adobe Max 2011.  Will this make it into Photoshop CS6?  I have absolutely no idea.  They even qualify this by saying that it may or may not make it into a future version.   All I know that when they started demonstrating Content Aware Fill, it made it into the next Photoshop version. Every time I start to think that it may be time to stop upgrading Photoshop, something mind-blowing comes along. Here’s the Adobe video of this exciting image deblurring technology. Here’s another cool […more]

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Lightroom 3.5 and Camera Raw 6.5 Released Tonight

The prereleases came out a while ago on labs.adobe.com, but now the official versions of Lightroom 3.5 and Camera Raw 6.5 are out.  If you have Lightroom and/or Photoshop set to automatically check for updates, they will prompt you next time you open Lightroom 3 or Photoshop CS5. Otherwise, in your software go to Help>Check for Updates.  These include new camera support, new lens profiles, and bug fixes.

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