Using data sets and variables in Photoshop

Hop on over to the OnWired blog where I’ve posted a brief tutorial on how to start working with variables and data sets in Photoshop. When I spoke in front of RefreshColumbia/CAUG a couple of months ago, I showed a brief demo of how to do this and many in attendance didn’t know this was…

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No Photoshop vs. Photoshop

Why We Skip Photoshop vs. Why We Don’t Skip Photoshop – I think the lesson learned here is that teams work the way that suits them best. 37Signals has the luxury of being able to design for themselves, and has established a set of design standards that they can ripple throughout their products. Whereas at…

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Adobe Photoshop Express

Adobe Photoshop Express is now available to the public. The browser-based RIA allows you to make basic edits/adjustments to your images. Either upload photos to the service, or hook it up with your Facebook, Photobucket and/or Picasa accounts.

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Basic Alternatives

Let’s face it, Adobe Photoshop CS3 isn’t ideal for every task. It’s great at a lot of things, but often I find that it’s too much software when it comes to handling basic tasks. For red eye removal, cropping basic image tweaks/adjustments, I use Google’s Picasa. Its tools are easy to use, provide pretty consistent…

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More on Photoshop Express

Man, the Adobe MAX conference has unleashed a flood of information on all kinds of new applications and technologies Adobe is working on. One of the things I am most excited about is Photoshop Express. Photoshop Express is a Flash-based image editor that runs within a web browser. CNET has new screenshots and additional details…

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Photoshop Express

A screenshot of the forthcoming Photoshop Express RIA sneak peeked today. (via John Nack) I could be wrong, but I have a feeling Express could be incorporated into sites like Flickr in the very near future.

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Add IAB Ad Sizes to Photoshop CS3 Defaults

Go to: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS3\Required Open: Default New Doc Sizes.txt Add the following somewhere in the file:You can also do this in CS3. A few IAB ad sizes are actually included by default: ; Interactive Marketing Unit (IMU) ad formats, defined by the ; Interactive Advertising Bureau, <http://www.iab.net/> “Medium Rectangle, 300 x 250” 300…

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Installing CS3 Web Premium

UPDATE: This article may be out of date. Additional information on installing CS3 is now available (Thanks to Barry Hills at Adobe!). Please read through the article “Additional Information on Installing CS3” before attempting anything on this page. A brief disclaimer… The following process enabled me to install Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Premium after…

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Unacceptable

It’s 12:30am, and I’m giving up on trying to install CS3 for the night. I’m tired and frustrated. Updating software shouldn’t be this difficult, nor should it take as long as it does. Just installing the smallest app, Contribute CS3, takes over an hour because of all of the “Components” that need to be installed.…

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