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Photoshop Elements 11 Available
Thursday, October 4th, 2012

In case you missed the announcement, Photoshop Elements 11 is now available from Adobe. Check out the official page from Adobe for all the details, they have a great video on the new features.  I've not had a chance to play with it yet, and am not sure when I will, but it looks like […]

The new iPhone 5 – and a new camera
Thursday, September 13th, 2012

The new iPhone 5 – best phone camera around? When cameras were first introduced into phones, 10 years ago or so, they were fun but they couldn't be used for anything but the odd fun snap as, quite frankly, the quality just wasn't there. Now there are some truly fantastic cameras built into phones. The […]

Photoshop Elements 10 now shipping
Friday, September 30th, 2011

Adobe Photoshop Elements 10, along with Premiere Elements 10 are now available for trial or purchase as of today. There is an upgrade option if you own a previous version of the product(s). Here’s a link to the Adobe site where they list some of the cool new features. Be aware that, regardless of if […]

EasyPSE Launched on the Apple Apps Store
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

I am excited to announce the launch of EasyPSE on the Apple Apps Store. With over 6 hours of, newly created, video tutorials you’ll master Photoshop Elements in no time!  I’ll also be adding more videos as time goes by.  Best of all, these 40+ videos for your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch is available as a launch […]

List of upcoming videos – over 40 of them!
Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Here is a quick list of the video tutorials for the upcoming App.  Most are about 15 minutes long. I have divided them, here and in the App, into three sections.  The first looks at the tools in detail, the second delves into the most useful techniques, and finally some projects putting everything into practice, […]

Photoshop Elements 7 Announced
Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Adobe have announced the upcoming launch of the next version of Photoshop Elements, version 7. It is due to hit the shelves in October with an expected retail price of US$99.99 (with a reduced price for an upgrade) if purchased alone, or it is also being bundled with Photoshop.com Plus and Premiere Elements 7 (US$149.99). […]

Eye-Fi Wireless Memory Card
Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

As may already be apparent, I absolutely love my gadgets. About this time last year I purchased a new gadget not because I really needed it (but  did, I really honestly did!) but because I needed to see it in person, as it just sounded too advanced to be true. The Eye-fi card (see here […]

Photoshop CS4 due this fall … maybe.
Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

Photoshop CS4 is lurking in the shadows with rumors of the launch being sometime this fall (aka Autumn for the POMS and Spring for us Aussies) or early in 2009. Photoshop CS4, which would be version 11 using the original version numbering system Adobe used, is codenamed Stonehenge, though it is most likely to be […]