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Photoshop Express adds new features and raw support

  • Published on July 23, 2014
Photoshop Express adds new features and raw support

The early versions of Photoshop Express, the mobile optimized version of its big-brother, Photoshop, it was little more than a tool for viewing photos and making minor edits. Although it had Photoshop in its name, it didn’t live up to expectations.

The latest version of Photoshop Express is still no replacement for the full-featured version of Photoshop, but it adds more digital imaging editing features, and now supports the RAW file format. This allows a photographer to work with a tablet rather than needing to carry a full-fledged laptop.

Apple discontinues Aperture, users migrate to Photoshop

  • Published on July 19, 2014
Apple discontinues Aperture, users migrate to Photoshop

Apple has announced they are retiring their photo editing tool Aperture along with iPhoto, impacting millions of both professional and amateur photographers that work on the Mac platform. Professional users will likely be moving to Photoshop or Photoshop Lightroom as a result. While the Apple products will still continue to run, there will not be future versions of the applications, and new development work on them is stopping.

Photoshop CC 2014 New Features Training Course Added

  • Published on July 12, 2014
Photoshop CC 2014 New Features Training Course Added

If you’ve recently upgraded to Photoshop CC 2014 and want to get the most out of the new features and capabilities, you’ll benefit from the new Photoshop CC New Features Training Course recently added at American Graphics Institute. This course can be delivered on-site at your company or organization, or at any of AGI’s classroom locations. The one-day course gets you up to speed quickly on new features added in the 2014 release of Photoshop CC. This includes both new creative features and productivity enhancements.

How to photograph fireworks: creating great images without Photoshop

  • Published on July 4, 2014
How to photograph fireworks: creating great images without Photoshop

On Independence Day here in the U.S., we frequently get questions from friends and family about the best way to photograph fireworks so that they don’t require work in Photoshop. There are some simple steps to taking great pictures of fireworks. Here’s some guidance for photographing fireworks with cameras and also smart phones.

If taking pictures of fireworks with your camera

Adobe shows full-featured Photoshop CC for Touch Devices

  • Published on June 2, 2014
Adobe shows full-featured Photoshop CC for Touch Devices

In the past, Adobe has created watered-down versions of Photoshop for use on tablets and smart phones, but there has not been a full-featured version of Photoshop that was fully optimized for touch devices. At the recent launch event for Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3, Adobe’s VP of Experience Design, Michael Gough, showed a touch-optimized version of the full version of Photoshop, and hinted that touch optimized versions of the other Creative Cloud apps are also forthcoming.

Photoshop Disaster Strikes Another Major Retailer

  • Published on May 29, 2014
Photoshop Disaster Strikes Another Major Retailer

Women’s apparel retailer Ann Taylor Loft has gone too far with their Photoshop retouching efforts, creating a painfully distorted torso on a swimsuit model.  Far too often when retailers are looking to sell swimwear, they try to make the models look thinner than necessary, and the results are often disastrous.  You might think that only a few months after Target was criticized for over-retouching a swimsuit model that other retailers might be more careful.

How Photoshop training could save 'The Bachelorette' this season

  • Published on May 14, 2014
How Photoshop training could save 'The Bachelorette' this season

"The Bachelorette" star is the latest to feel the detrimental effects of poor Photoshop skills.

Father uses Photoshop to create elaborate portraits of daughters

  • Published on May 12, 2014
Father uses Photoshop to create elaborate portraits of daughters

IT professional John Wilhelm creates family portraits using Photoshop.

Artist creates ad using 1,000 Photoshop layers

  • Published on May 5, 2014
Artist creates ad using 1,000 Photoshop layers

Utah-based artist uses 1,000 Photoshop layers to create colorful advertisement for Adobe.

When too much Photoshop work is a bad thing

  • Published on April 21, 2014
When too much Photoshop work is a bad thing

Some of the world's most famous pop​ stars can't escape Photoshop disasters.

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