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Adobe Reveals Parallel and Contour Apps to go With Mighty and Napoleon Hardware

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Adobe made several announcements yesterday, and one of the most talked about revolved around projects Napoleon and Mighty, the digital ruler and pressure sensitive stylus the company debuted in early May.

Back then, both pieces of hardware were basically prototypes in the “technology exploration” phase, but now Adobe has announced that Mighty and Napoleon will be hitting store shelves in the first half of 2014, and they won’t be alone. Two accompanying iOS apps — Parallel and Contour — are being designed as well. Read more…

Photographers Rejoice: Adobe Unveils a $10/Month Photoshop CC and LR Plan

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When Adobe announced its shift to a subscription-only model earlier this year, there was an outcry from photographers who balked at the idea of paying over $20 a month to use Photoshop CC. There were soon murmurings that the company was brewing a special subscription package geared specifically toward photographers.

Today, that package became a reality. Adobe has announced a new Photoshop Photography Program, a more affordable subscription plan that gives photographers access to the software they can’t (or don’t want to) live without.
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Software Lets You Tweak The Lighting of Your Scene After the Fact Until It’s Perfect

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Researchers at Cornell University recently developed a new piece of software in conjunction with Adobe that could some day help amateurs and professionals alike exert more control over how exactly certain static scenes are lit. Read more…

Heads in The Cloud

A report from the Adobe Educator Summit

Aug 08, 2013 · Randall Armor

Leica Now Including Adobe Lightroom 5 With Every S, M, X, V and D-Lux Camera

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About a month ago, Leica Camera AG made an announcement that’s bound to make prospective buyers happy, while possibly justifying the price tag of a Leica camera a tiny bit. The company has decided to begin including Adobe Lightroom 5 with every Leica S, M, X, V and D-Lux camera from here on out. Read more…

Adobe Photoshop CC Launches, Is Now Available for Download

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Adobe officially launched Photoshop CC to the public today after announcing its major move to the cloud at its Adobe MAX conference in Los Angeles last month. The program is now available for download through the Creative Cloud website.
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Adobe Lightroom 5 Out Now for Windows and Mac for $149

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Back in April, Adobe released a Lightroom 5 public beta, a preview version meant to iron out bugs. Today, Adobe brought the program out of beta testing and has officially launched it in its final form for both Windows and Mac systems. Read more…

Adobe Pranks Pedestrians at a Bus Stop with Real-Time Photoshopping

Adobe recently came up with a clever and funny way of promoting its Adobe Creative Day event that’ll be held next week. The company visited a bus stop in Sweden and pranked people by Photoshopping them in real time into a digital movie poster advertisement displayed next to the bench. The whole thing was documented with hidden cameras and shared in the video above.
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Adobe Attempts to Reach Out to Address Creative Cloud Concerns

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There has been no lack of controversy surrounding the announcement of Adobe’s new Creative Cloud product line, and the California-based company is well aware. So much so, in fact, they’ve come out with an update to address some of the major concerns in moving from their traditional boxed-copy to subscription-based model.
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Researchers Develop ‘Content Aware Fill’ for 3D Photographs

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For many user who use Adobe’s Photoshop software, the “Content Aware Fill” tool has been a welcome addition in their arsenals of retouching tools. And while the vast majority of Photoshop users are editing 2D imagery, a partnership between Adobe and Brigham Young University has produced algorithms that’ll do with 3D images what Content Aware Fill does with 2D images.

BYU grad student Joel Howard and professor Bryan Morse worked with Adobe’s Scott Cohen and Brian Price to make the algorithm a reality. Adobe also provided funding for the project.

3D pictures are a pair of images of the same subject taken from slightly different angles. It is extremely difficult to edit them in a manner that won’t be distracting in the final version. “If you try to show it stereoscopically and it’s not quite right, it’s very bothersome to the eyes,” says Bryan Morse. “You have to fill the space in a way that preserves the left-right consistency.” Read more…