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Photoshop disaster strikes government of Myanmar

  • Published on March 23, 2015
Photoshop disaster strikes government of Myanmar

Photoshop disasters aren’t limited to retailers and pop-stars, as this weekend the government of Myanmar distributed a poorly edited image. The Ministry of Information or Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, shared a picture of the country’s deputy minister,Su Su Hlaing after she arrived at an airport.

The female minister has a colleague walking behind and quite close to her, in a pose that would suggest he is carrying an umbrella to shield her from the sun. The image also shows the shadow of an umbrella, yet there is no umbrella visible anywhere in the picture.

Leaked celebrity pre-Photoshop images spark debate

  • Published on March 2, 2015
Leaked celebrity pre-Photoshop images spark debate

This week images allegedly from separate photo shoots of Beyonce and Cindy Crawford appeared online, which purport to show the celebrities before Photoshop had been used on the images.

25 years of Photoshop training

  • Published on February 26, 2015
25 years of Photoshop training

It is the 25th anniversary of Photoshop this month, and at American Graphics Institute our instructors are also celebrating 25 years of delivering Photoshop training. The single biggest tool for digital imaging and design has become a young-adult. Originally developed only for the Mac platform, which was known as Macintosh back then, Photoshop became available on Windows computers a two years after the initial version was released. By 1992 you could use Photoshop on either a Mac or Windows computer.

Reimagining Boston with Photoshop to create Olympic city

  • Published on January 22, 2015
Reimagining Boston with Photoshop to create Olympic city

The images and documents that were used in Boston’s Olympic bid share a fantastic vision for reimagining different parts of Boston. Photoshop plays a key role in helping to share the vision to bring the Olympics to Boston, with images showcasing not-yet-built sports venues integrated with actual images of the city skyline.

Latest Photoshop controversy ensnares Justin Bieber

  • Published on January 16, 2015
Latest Photoshop controversy ensnares Justin Bieber

Most allegations of excessive Photoshop retouching tend to involve females, making it interesting that this most recent controversy involves the male celebrity Justin Bieber. Many recent Photoshop controversies have involved models, with publishers of fashion magazines and catalogs trying to sculpt them into unrealistic visions of perfection.

More images for Photoshop classes as Adobe buys stock photo firm

  • Published on December 13, 2014
More images for Photoshop classes as Adobe buys stock photo firm

Adobe, the maker of design software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign which is bundled together as the Creative Cloud has announced this week that they are moving more into the services business. Adobe is acquiring Fotolia, a stock photography company, and we expect Adobe to sell the stock photos to Photoshop and Creative Cloud subscribers. We already use Fotolia images in some of our Photoshop classes, and we think that creative customers will appreciate the one-stop access to these additional creative resources.

Is Photoshop Training moving to the Cloud

  • Published on December 3, 2014
Is Photoshop Training moving to the Cloud

Photoshop has traditionally been installed directly on your computer, either from a disc such as a DVD, or after downloading it from Adobe’s website. Whether you are working in your studio or office, or taking a Photoshop training classes as American Graphics Institute, the application is installed directly on the computer being used for classes. But this may be changing.

Politician uses Photoshop to create more diverse image

  • Published on October 28, 2014
Politician uses Photoshop to create more diverse image

You might think that if an American politician wants a picture with an ethnically diverse group of people, they would be able to find them and take a picture. That's not what Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett's campaign did recently, as they committed a Photoshop failure by adding people into a campaign picture who weren't anywhere near where the photo was being taken.

Photoshop Streaming brings powerful image editing to low-end computers

  • Published on October 2, 2014
Photoshop Streaming brings powerful image editing to low-end computers

Adobe is providing a version of Photoshop as a streaming application for Chromebooks, low powered computers, rarely used for digital imaging work. Adobe’s creative tools currently require powerful computers with advanced processors and additional memory. Because the streaming version of Photoshop will have all the processing work done in the cloud, lower powered Chromebooks will be able to access and use Photoshop. In addition to providing access to this advanced image editing tool for a wider audience, Adobe is also revealing the future direction for their Creative Cloud tools.

Adobe Acquires Aviary

  • Published on September 26, 2014
Adobe Acquires Aviary

Mobile photo editing service Aviary announced this week that it has been acquired by Adobe Systems (NASDAQ: ADBE) the maker or Photoshop and other Creative Cloud tools. Until now Adobe has been mostly on the sidelines as services such as Instagram, Flickr, and even Facebook expanded mobile photo sharing. Adobe tried a me-too strategy of offering a pared-down version of their Photoshop tools, but neither users nor developers were adopting Photoshop on a mobile platform.

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