Photoshop CS6 Unlocked: 101 Tips, Tricks, and Techniques is a new book geared toward web designers’ use of Photoshop. It retails for $39.95, but is currently available for $25.61 on Amazon.
If you are a Mac user, then you probably are well aware that Apple released OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion this week. By all accounts, it’s an improvement over 10.7 Lion.
If you are a holdout (like I was), then you may still be using OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard. I was concerned about losing 32-bit app compatibility, quirks in other 64-bit apps and the death of Spaces (something I use all day, everyday).
Having mulled Mountain Lion over for several weeks, I bit the bullet this week and upgraded from Snow Leopard. Based on most of what I had read, CS6 app stability and speed improves with Mountain Lion. Since that’s the software suite I use more than anything else, I went for it. [Read more…]
Photoshop CS6 and Lightroom 4: A Photographer’s Handbook is a new book from Adobe Certified Instructor Stephen Laskevitch. In the new book, Laskevitch pulls from “his experience as a teacher and practitioner to create a guide that provides a clear and effective workflow for editing photographs in Photoshop CS6 and its companions Bridge, Camera Raw, and Lightroom 4. Focusing on the critical elements of a workflow rather than covering every arcane feature, this book is designed to get you working quickly in these applications.”
Photoshop CS6 and Lightroom 4: A Photographer’s Handbook retails for $44.95; however, it is currently available from Amazon for $23.71.
Noiseware 5 features several new and improved enhancements, including a faster core algorithm that retains more image detail, a newly-designed user interface and controls, the ability to create an unlimited number of presets, and a new history control for an unlimited number of history steps. In addition, Noiseware 5 plugin provides 64-bit native support for Mac OS X to complement the existing compatibility for Windows systems, as well as full compatibility with Adobe Photoshop CS6.
Noiseware 5 retails for $79.95 and is free upgrade for existing Noiseware Pro users. Noiseware 5 is available for purchase or a free 15-day trial on Imagenomic’s website.
Adobe has launched a new game for learning your way around Photoshop.
LevelUp for Photoshop is a game of missions — and points and rewards — that guide you along the way of learning basic Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 and CS6 software skills. If you are a photographer and are just starting to use Photoshop, this is the game for you.
More details on Adobe’s website.