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Tag Archives: Adobe Photoshop

Work From Home Essentials: Photoshop Alternative – Affinity Photo

Photoshop is no longer the only heavy hitter on the block. We chose to look at Affinity Photo because it is available on Mac and PC (as well as a capable iPad edition), includes a professional feature set, and offers an affordable perpetual license that is currently just $24.99. Also important is that most of your Photoshop skills will translate directly to Affinity Photo; there are only a few areas where you might have to “relearn” certain tasks. Let's take a look.

Adobe Creative Cloud Folder with text saying "Creative Cloud 2020"

Adobe Creative Cloud 2020

Earlier this week, Adobe launched the latest version of the Creative Cloud suite, CC 2020. While we plan to offer a more detailed look at a later time, including the possibility of a couple competitive reviews (think Affinity apps), this article provides a quick overview. Overall this release is more about the improvement of existing functions and added stability and less about headline features. While that’s not as exciting to the average user, this approach is not a bad thing. For years, many long-time users complained that Adobe fell victim to the “feature bloat” trap. They perennially released new features that were designed to wow people (i.e., were easier to market) but which were either not often requested or not fully “baked.” In the meantime, many existing, commonly used features were not evolving.

What to Expect at Apple’s ‘More in the Making’ Event

On Tuesday, October 30, we'll be treated to another Apple keynote event. Rather than being held on the Apple campus in Cupertino, this event is scheduled for 10 AM ET at the Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, NY. The...

OWC Radio 2.0 – Episode #16 – Scott Kelby

Scott Kelby joins OWC Tim for a conversation this week. Scott runs KelbyOne, is a prolific author and writer, a photographer, and an Adobe Photoshop teacher. Widely admired, Scott spends almost an hour discussing his history, shooting the NFL, how...

Photoshop World 2009 Boston

Photoshop World, in Boston after a 2-year hiatus, was quite a candy-store for photography enthusiasts and professionals. In addition to hundreds of informative tutorials and speaker-led sessions on Photoshop, Lightroom, design, video, and digital photography, there was a vendor trade show. If...