Last August, I went to the Atlanta area to attend a concert by Christian pianist Greg Howlett. I got some great shots that you can view in a Google Plus album here. Greg chose one of my pictures to use for the cover of the case as well as the disk image.To read a review of the recording or enter to win a copy, head on over to Piano Animato: http://bit.ly/12A7M6y
I’ve been an avid user of Adobe Photoshop Elements for over five years. Adobe has done a good job at continually adding new features to its core consumer imaging product, but at times I’ve been frustrated by its lack of pro support. When the occasional paid job comes my way, I’ve been unable to process and present my images to a client in a very polished manner. Adobe’s Lightroom product hit version 4 this year, and I was sent a copy for evaluation. If you feel that you’re hitting the ceiling of what Elements or another consumer-oriented image management software can do, then read on to find out if Lightroom might be the right upgrade for you.
|Photoshop Elements 11 available now|
Wed, Jul 4 2012 06:20
A few months ago, I attended a journalist's training session at Adobe's San Jose, California, headquarters. During that three-day event, at which Adobe covered airfare, hotel, and other expenses, a constant litany of positive comments about the Adobe Creative Cloud was met with skepticism and "what if?" questions, especially regarding activation and ongoing "check-in" status by each Creative Suite
Does Apple's elimination of the optical drive in the MacBook Pro spell the end for pro video Mac lovers?
Thu, Jun 14 2012 02:00
Following Monday's announcements from San Francisco regarding refreshed MacBook Pros, it will be a wonder if Apple doesn't run off the rest of it's dedicated professional video audience. With Final Cut X's big flop in the pro-video world last year, it would seem that Apple decided that they really don't care about appealing to anyone but consumers and themselves anymore. The decision
Fri, Apr 6 2012 08:12
Fri, Dec 30 2011 12:00 | Reviews
The AirTurn BT-105 hands-free page turning systemEarlier this year, I posted a review of AirTurn’s first hands-free page turning system, the AT-104. The 104 operated on RF technology to “turn” digital pages on a connected computer or tablet. AirTurn has now released the BT-105 which uses Bluetooth technology as the model name suggests. The company has taken an already inconspicuous and useful
My partner Tim and I just came back from last month's class on Emerging Technology from the Extron Institute in Anaheim, CA. The class was divided up into six categories taught over three days:· Streaming Technologies· Configurable Control· Digital Systems· Fiber Optic
Mon, Nov 28 2011 12:00 | Reviews
The Adobe Elements 10 Organizer interfaceAdobe Elements 10 is now available for Mac and PC. With this tenth release comes a bevy of new features for hobbyist photographers and digi-scrappers to enjoy. Having used and reviewed the Elements software since version six, I have an easy time telling whether a new version provides significant improvements over its successor or not. During
Memorophilia: the love of memoriesEvery once in a while a bit of ones and zeros come together to make a piece of software that strikes an unforgettable chord with a user. Sometimes it makes a lasting impression that a person will look back on for the rest of his or her life. One of those moments for me was the first time I played Super Mario Bros. I was at my cousin’s house, and