Are Creative Pros Going to Have to Force-Quit Apple?

“So if Apple just becomes a place where computers are a commodity item and where the romance is gone, and where people forget that computers are the most incredible invention that man has ever invented, then I’ll feel I have lost Apple. But if I’m a million miles away and all those people still feel those things and they’re still working to make the next great personal computer, then I will feel that my genes are still in there.” ~Steve Jobs

Source: Newsweek, Sep. 29 1985

This particular blog post really should be a letter to Apple CEO, Tim Cook. And maybe when I’m done writing it, I’ll decide to send it to him.

Basic Lightroom Training free on CreativeLIVE this week

A lot of people ask me what software I use to organize and edit my photography. I use many applications, but the one that I really could not live without is Adobe Lightroom. From its first release years ago, it has changed my organization and workflow in critically positive ways. I’ll always use Photoshop for …

Photoshop Week at CreativeLive – Last day for discounted pricing

I very rarely promote other companies products or services here on the blog – unless I find something with extraordinary value. And since today is the last day for deep discounted pricing (March 2, 2013) on one of those finds, I thought I’d better get a quick blog out about it in case any photographers …

Free Photoshop related learning all next week at CreativeLIVE

I get a lot of questions about cameras, software, techniques and business practices related to my personal photography workflow from new photographers trying to find their way. I’m always happy to point them down the correct path whenever I have the time. In that spirit, I’d like to point out a week-long series of free …

One for the Nerds: Keeping Your Presets Current on All of Your Workstations – Automatically

If you’re not a digital artist, and don’t consider yourself a bit of a computer nerd, this post will probably be of little interest to you. I’ll try to entertain you with pretty pictures just to keep you from dozing off. For the rest of you who identify with the above, what follows is very …