Happy Birthday Photoshop!

Photoshop is 25 years old today!

In this special episode of Adobe Creative Cloud TV, Terry White, Principal Worldwide Design & Photography Evangelist for Adobe Systems, celebrates Photoshop’s 25th Anniversary with a demo of Photoshop 1.0 to show us just how far Photoshop has come in 25 years

Head over to Terry's blog for more on the anniversary.


Lightroom goes Mobile!

Adobe today announced Lightroom Mobile which allows the synchronisation of files between the desktop application and your iPad. Images can be edited, on the go, with all edits and changes synced back to the Lightroom catalogue at home.

You'll need to download the Lightroom Mobile app from the Apple app store to your iPad and then download the latest version of Lightroom which is an update for Lightroom 5. Both the app and the update are free. You'll also need to set up an Adobe ID to sign in if you don't already have one. Then you sign in using the ID on the app and also on the desktop to allow both to sync with each other.

Adobe's design evangelist, Terry White gives an initial preview here:

Check out more on the Adobe site here.



Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Workshop

lightroom-workshopWith the recent run of poor weather, which has led to the cancellation of a number of shoots, it was decided a safer bet to remain indoors this weekend for our second workshop of the year.

And so we headed to the comfort of the Midleton Park Hotel where our chairman Denis Barry presented a 3 hour workshop covering the basics of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, the industry standard software for organising, enhancing and sharing images.

Eight ECCG members were treated to a walk through of the basics from file import including tethered shooting through to image enhancement, geotagging, creating a photo book, printing and producing a slideshow and web gallery.

Thanks to Denis for a very educational morning.


Photoshop for Photographers Extended to Everyone!

Adobe has extended its Photoshop for Photographers offer to all comers!photoshopfp

That's the news from Adobe today. The existing deal is that, up to 31/12/13, for $9.99 (€12.29) per month, photographers can get Photoshop CC, Lightroom 5, 20GB of cloud storage and a Behance Prosite (professional, customisable, online portfolio), but, to qualify, you have to be a previous owner of Photoshop CS3 or newer while being an existing owner of Lightroom or Photoshop Elements doesn't matter.

Now, however, a special deal is available up to 2/12/2013, where you will be able to get the Photoshop For Photographers deal even if you’ve never owned Photoshop!

So, if it's for you, this is a chance to get Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5 and the rest for €12.29 per month. Get all the details here.