Adobe Offering 50% Off for Final Cut Pro Switchers

Adobe’s marketing machine is taking advantage of the Final Cut Pro X dilemma by enticing Final Cut Pro users with a 50% off discount of competing Adobe products and packages, including Premiere Pro CS5.5 and Production Premium CS5.5.  Adobe’s promo (shown above) takes a dig at Apple’s recent bad press with its switch slogan: “You’re a pro. Make sure your toolset is too.” [Read more...]

Is the Apple Store Blackballing Competitive Adobe Software?

I was in the Apple Store a few days ago and wanted to try out After Effects on the new Core i7 MacBook Pro; however, it was nowhere to be found.  I was almost certain that I’ve used After Effects on Macs in the Apple store before – but it wasn’t on a single computer there.

It turns out though, that there are a number of professional Adobe software applications that are entirely absent from the Apple Store – either as demos on the display Macs or as boxed software available for purchase. [Read more...]

DSLR Video Editing for Photographers

DSLR Video Editing in Premiere Pro CS5

Adobe Evangelist Jason Levine recently uploaded his final chapter in his 5-part series that covered DSLR Video Editing for Photographers using Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.  Previously, I passed along parts 1 through 3.  Since this is the final video in the series, I’ve embedded all 5 in this post below.

It’s good content, especially for those of us knew to the video side of DSLRs.  Enjoy.

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Tiffen Updates Dfx Digital Filter for Photoshop CS5

Tiffen Dfx

Tiffen has updated its Dfx Digital Filter software for Adobe Photoshop CS5 and other Creative Suite 5 programs.  The plug-ins for Photoshop, After Effects and Premiere Pro CS5 are now fully compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit Mac and Windows platforms.

You can get more info on Tiffen Dfx Digital Filter software on Tiffen’s website.