Archive for the 'General' Category

A look at StockVault.net

Sunday, April 30th, 2006

I have mentioned StockVault in an earlier post about sites that offer free stock photos. Now it’s time to take a closer look at this really useful site.
Let’s start with the site’s aesthetics, since my lost post StockVault has gone through a major redesign. The new look of StockVault is really fresh and pleasant in […]

Photoshop Tutorials Blog Directory

Friday, April 7th, 2006

I was looking for a way to organize all the design resources that I have posted in past posts and the ones that I will post in the future. Wordpress, is a great blog platform but doesn’t really provide an easy way to do that with in an easily “navigatable” (is that a word?). Because […]

Photoshop TV Episode 18

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006

Photoshop Guys have released episode 18 of Photoshop TV.
In this episode
- Matt shows you a handy, automatic way to crop and rotate pictures from scanned photos, courtesy of the Photoshop CS2 Speed Clinic book.
- Scott gives you the lowdown on adding a bit of ‘bling’ to your images using glints.
- Dave shows you […]

Adobe Lightroom Beta 2 Released

Thursday, February 16th, 2006

Adobe has released Lightroom Beta 2. The main changes since the first version are:

Now available as a Universal Binary for compatibility with Intel-based Apple hardware
Crop and Straighten tools included in the Develop module
Ability to add music to slideshows
White balance support for the Nikon D2X, D2Hs and D50 cameras
Ability to create hierarchical keyword sets
XMP Import and […]

IstockPhoto joins Getty Images

Friday, February 10th, 2006

Istockphoto announced yesterday that they have reached an agreement with Getty Images and is now part of the Getty Images family. According to the reports Getty paid 50 Million $ to acquire IstockPhoto. I have mentioned IstockPhoto before in my Cheap Stock Photography post, but here is a small presentation. IstockPhoto was the pioneer […]