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Photoshop Techniques just got easier and faster to understand. Get an opportunity to meet with the pros of graphic design as they share their insights of graphic design at the Adobe Max and Photoshop World Conference 2017 and also be the first to partake in the latest updates and product releases from the Adobe brand as they promote their latest releases.

 

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So some of you may be wondering,
 
Why Adobe and what is so special in Photoshop that would make me spend as much as $199 to attend the Adobe Max and Photoshop Conference?
 
Well let me do a brief introduction of Adobe and Photoshop.
 
Adobe Systems Incorporated is a US multinational computer software company. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California, USA. Adobe has always focused on creating multimedia software products and creativity, with a more recent development of software applications towards rich Internet incursion. It is best known for editing Photoshop software, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Portable Document Format (PDF), Adobe Creative Suite and Adobe Creative Cloud successor.
 
Adobe was founded in February 1982 by John Warnock and Charles Geschke, who created the company after leaving Xerox PARC in order to develop and sell the PostScript language description pages. In 1985, Apple Computer licensed PostScript for use in its LaserWriter printers, which helped spark the revolution in computer-aided publishing computers.
 
Beginning in 2015, Adobe Systems employs approximately 13,500 people, with approximately 40% working in San Jose. Adobe also has development operations in Waltham, Massachusetts; New York, New York; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Lehi, Utah; Seattle, Washington; San Francisco and San Luis Obispo, California in the United States.
 
Adobe products can be grouped under the following:
 

Graphic design software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat

Web Design Programs: Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Contribute, Adobe Muse, Adobe Flash Builder, Adobe Flash and Adobe Edge

Video editing and visual effects: Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Elements, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Prelude, Adobe Spark video

Audio editing software: Adobe Audition

E-learning software: Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter Video Express Adobe Connect (also a platform for web communication)

Digital Marketing Management Software: Adobe Cloud Marketing, Adobe Experience Manager (AEM 6.2) Mixamo

Server software: Adobe ColdFusion, Adobe Content Server and Adobe LiveCycle Enterprise Suite, Adobe BlazeDS

Formats: (PDF), PDF PostScript predecessor, ActionScript, Shockwave Flash (SWF), Flash Video (FLV) and slide strip (.flm)

Services hosted on the Web:
Adobe Color, Photoshop Express, Adobe Acrobat.com and Spark

 
 
With all these range of products, Adobe has been ranked as one of the best products for business enterprises because it covers a wide range of products.
Other than the over hyped prices of their products, adobe is still one of the widely used products around the world.
 

Adobe Max and Photoshop Conference

Adobe MAX is an annual event organized by Adobe Systems in North America, Europe and Japan. The goal of the event is to promote the latest versions of Adobe for those who are in the computer development and development of the IT industries. To me, Adobe Max is the best Adobe Help.
 
The event also announces the winners of Adobe MAX award. There are 6 adobe MAX Award winners in six categories:
 
Advertising and branding
Communication and collaboration
Enterprise
Mobile tools and devices
Public sector
Rich Internet Applications
 
Each year they come in droves, converging on the city for a few days away, rubbing shoulders with some of the most creative talents of all. This is the MAX, the annual “Creativity Conference”, launched in 2003 by Macromedia, Dreamweaver designers, which was acquired by Adobe, only two years later.

Adobe has supported this tradition with events in North America, Europe and Japan. After three years of changes to the Creative Suite software package and the emergence of Creative Cloud, Adobe Max became a consumer process, which was followed by more designers, photographers, web developers, illustrators and photographers than developers.

Adobe Max commences this year from 16 to 20 October 2017 at the Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada – and planning is already underway for the 2017 MAX experience better than ever: “Join more than 10,000 creative designers in a week sessions, labs, speakers, events, inspiration and fun – all you need to stay creative for the rest of the year!”

 

Save $500 on Adobe Max and Photoshop Conference 2017

Adobe MAX is October 16-20, 2017
 
Adobe MAX is an incredible experience unlike any other – its once a year opportunity to attend the first event for designers, developers and decision makers. Communicate with industry leaders, learn directly from experts, view new software and listen to success stories and best practices to create rich experiences across multiple screens.
 
More than 200 sessions and laboratories
10,000 creative pairs
100s of industry experts
Unlimited inspiration
16-17 October Preconference
October 18-20 Conference
 
Now, how can you save $500 on Adobe Max 2017?
 
Adobe discreetly launched a free pre-registration MAX 2017 portal that can quickly get a $500 US discount from the normal price if you decide to go.
Please note that pre-registration is not a commitment – it just allows potential participants to fill out a short form (no fees) and benefit on a reduced rate of $ 1,095 instead of $ 1,595 for a Full Conference Pass saving more than 30% …
So when the official MAX registration site starts in the spring, Adobe will contact all those who have pre-registered with information on how to claim your discount ticket, if desired. This pre-registration fee will give you all MAX sessions, speakers, events and experiences for less, and no financial obligation at this time – only the possibility of locking in this low price before it is gone.

The $500 savings on Adobe MAX 2017 is a limited time offer available worldwide, so if you are interested about it, complete only five fields to register now:

register here>>
We hasten to add that there are even lower prices for students / education, government, non-profit and group assistants. For example, students can attend an amazing for an $299! In addition, if you have attended a previous Adobe MAX conference, you can purchase a full conference package Adobe MAX 2017 for only $895 – and pre-registration guarantees that Adobe can contact you with the details when registrations commence.

 

Adobe Max and Photoshop Conference 2017

Analyses of Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop is a is a computer program that allows users to create and edit images interactively on the computer screen and save them in one of many “bitmap” or “raster” formats such as JPEG, PNG, GIF and TIFF (other wise known as a raster graphic editor),
 developed and published by Adobe Systems Incorporated.

 

Although you will not find on a printed calendar, 2005 was a quiet birthday for the program that you and many other designers probably used the most. 15 years ago, in February, Adobe has shipped version 1.0 of Photoshop – the most popular (and lucrative) application, and perhaps the only software that have generated its own verbal form. More real history of Photoshop goes back even further . The screen presentation program that now shows 41 names was originally the product of the two brothers, Thomas and John Knoll, as fascinated with the technology they were in the art. It was a trait they inherited from their father, a photography buff with their own darkroom in the basement and a hobby for personal computers. Thomas played with photography, learning about color correction and contrast in the room Dark, while John happily vainly with his father’s Apple II computer. When his father – clearly adopter – bought one of the first Macs in the market in 1984, both were annoyed by their abilities. However, ironically, it’s frustrating its shortcomings that ultimately lead to the application of several million dollars on the hard drive of almost everyone today.

From ImagePro to Photoshop

So, the search began for investors. It did not help that Thomas kept changing the name of the software, only to find a name was already in use elsewhere. No one is sure where the name ‘Photoshop’ originated, but the legend says it was suggested by a potential publisher during a demo, and simply stuck. 
 
…by the way, the splash screens of very early versions show the name as ‘PhotoShop’ – it looks much more in line with today’s fashion for Extraneous Capitalization. Surprisingly, in retrospect, most software companies turned their noses Corporate in Photoshop, or were already developing similar applications of their own. Only Adobe was prepared to accept it, but a proper agreement was not available. 
 
Eventually, however, a scanner manufacturer called Barneyscan decided to group it with its scanners, and a small number of copies came out under the name of Barneyscan XP. Fortunately for the future of the digital image, this was not a long-term agreement, and John soon returned to Adobe to arouse more interest. There he met Russell Brown, then Art Director, who was very impressed with the program and persuaded the company to accept it.
 
Whether through ingenuity on the part of Adobe or the canons in siblings, Photoshop was not sold wholesale, but only licensed and distributed, with royalty still going to the Knolls. It was not as if this deal meant that The Knoll brothers could sit and relax; If anything, they now had to work even harder on getting Photoshop ready for an official release of version 1.0. Thomas continued to develop all of the main application code, while John contributed separate plug-ins, to the dismay of some of Adobe’s employees who considered them little more than tricks. Interestingly, this attitude remains among some purists, who claim That most Photoshop plug-ins are somehow “cheating” and not being touched under any circumstances, while others swear by their flexibility and power when used correctly. As in the days of program training, there were always new features to add, and somehow Thomas had to make time to codify them. 
 
With John’s encouragement, Russell Brown – soon to become the greatest evangelist in Photoshop – and other creatives at Adobe, the application took shape slowly. It was finally released in February 1990.
 

This first version was certainly a success, despite the usual slaughter bugs.

 
As Apple today, the key marketing decision was to introduce Adobe Photoshop as a mass market, fairly simple tool for all those, rather than most graphics programs of the time, aimed at specialists. 
 
Via Photoshop, one could be doing the same things in his Mac office house that was previously only possible with thousands of dollars of advanced equipments 
at least that was the implied promise. 
 
There was also the issue of prices. The Letraset ColorStudio, which had been released shortly before, costs $ 1,995; Photoshop was less than $1,000.
 
The development of the version 2.0, increased the coding staff of Adobe. 
 
Mark Hamburg was incorporated to add Bézier paths, while other new features included Pen, Duotones, also crucial import files and Illustrator rasterized, support for the CMYK color tool. This was another clever move by Adobe, since the market opened Photoshop for professional printing for the first time. 
 
The first product program manager, Steven Guttman, began giving code names for beta versions, a practice that survives to this day. ‘Fast Eddy’- Version 2 – was released the year after.
 
Up until now, Photoshop was still a Mac – only application, but its success justified a graphic version for the growth of the Windows market. Porting it was not a trivial task: a brand new team, led by Bryan Lamkin, was brought in for the PC. Interestingly, although there have been other important new features such as support for 16-bit files, this iteration was delivered as version 2.5.
 
…as the third difficult album that can make or break a tape, Version 3 had to deliver really if it was to grab the market. Fortunately, the team had a whopper of an ace in his sleeve: “the introduction of layers.
 
The adding of layers was the most important aspect of Photoshop’s development, and probably the feature that ultimately convinced many Artists to try it. However, the concept of layers was non-exclusive to Photoshop. 
 
Nothing matched in later versions the features of layers to its impact but nevertheless had major changes. 
 
Version 5 introduced Color Management and Palette History, along with its extra behavior of “non-linear history” that has certainly opened up new creative possibilities. A major upgrade, version 5.5, bundled Adobe’s Package ImageReady in a completely new iteration, giving excellent features specific for Web. 
 
Layer styles and improved text management appeared in version 6, and a healing brush in version 7.


Adobe Offers New Features for Photoshop

Surprisingly, given the age and market leadership position of the application, Adobe continues to offer new features for Photoshop. With Photoshop now part of the Creative Suite 2 rebranded and remarked, Adobe seems to be focusing on interoperability through the likes of Bridge. 

 
But the program can not and will not stand still. On the one hand, it faces much greater competition from a host of rivals, many of whom claim to offer the power of Photoshop without the price. Less expensive apps for amateurs or home fans, like Paint Shop Pro on Windows, have had many years of learning from Photoshop. The solution of Adobe was to join them, launching the budget at a discounted price and featured, but still very powerful, Photoshop Tools, which itself reached version 4.
 
The future? Not surprisingly, Adobe does not say. Photoshop is the crown jewel and its development is closely monitored. The rumors that Illustrator will merge with Photoshop have also abounded for years.
 

Adobe Photoshop CS6

Photoshop CS6, released in May 2012, added new creative design tools and provided a redesigned interface with an emphasis on improved performance. New features have been added to the Content-Aware tool, such as the Content-Aware patch and the Content-Aware Move. Adobe Photoshop CS6 has provided a suite of tools for video editing. Color and exposure adjustments, as well as layers, are among the few elements that appear in this new editor. 

 
At the end of the editing, the user is presented with a handful of export options in some popular formats. CS6 brings the “straighten” tool to Photoshop, where a user simply draws a line anywhere on an image, and the canvas is reoriented so that the drawn line becomes horizontal and adjusts the media accordingly. This was created with the intention that users will draw a line parallel to a plane in the image, and redirect the image to that plane to more easily achieve certain perspectives.
 
CS6 allows backup in the background, which means that while another document is being compiled and archived, it is possible to edit an image at the same time. CS6 also has a customizable Auto Save feature, preventing any work from being lost. Adobe also announced that CS6 will be the latest suite sold with perpetual licenses for new Creative Cloud subscriptions, but will continue to support Photoshop CS6 for OS compatibility and will provide bug fixes and security updates as needed.
 

Adobe Photoshop CC 2015

Photoshop CC 2015 was published on June 15, 2015. Adobe has added several creative features, including Adobe Stock, which is a custom stored image library. It also includes and have the ability to have more than one style layer. For example, in earlier versions of Photoshop, a shadow can be used for a layer, but CC in 2015, up to ten are available. Also added other minor features like Export as, which is a form of Save for Web CC in 2014. The user interface updated from November 30, 2015 offers a clean and consistent look throughout Photoshop And you can quickly perform common tasks using a new set of gestures on touch devices such as Microsoft Surface Pro. 
 
CC 2015 also marks the 25th anniversary of Photoshop.
 

Adobe Photoshop CC 2017

Photoshop CC 2017 which was released (December 2016 and November 2016) roll out exciting new features for designers and digital photographers.

Exciting Features of Adobe Features Photosop CC 2017

Using the Touch Bar with Photoshop

 

Photoshop now supports Touch Bar, the multitouch display at the top of the new MacBook Pro keyboard.

 

Jump Starting Your Creative Projects

When you creating a document in Photoshop now, instead of starting up with a blank canvas, you can choose from a wide variety of templates from Adobe Stock. Templates include assets and illustrations that you can build on to complete your project. When you open a template in Photoshop, you can work with it just as you would work with any other Photoshop document (.psd).

In addition to templates, a document can also be created by selecting one of the numerous presets available in Photoshop or create your own custom sizes. You can also save your own presets for re-use.

 

Comprehensive Search

Photoshop now features powerful search functionality that allows you search across UI elements, documents, Help & learning content, inspiring Stock assets, and many more—all from within a unified dialog. You can search for items right after launching Photoshop or when one or more documents are open.

To begin searching, do any of the following in Photoshop:
Select Edit > Search.
Use the Cmd/Ctrl+F keyboard shortcut.
Click the Search icon () in the right extremity of the Options bar, to the left of the Workspace Switcher icon.

 
 
All
Learn Tab
 
Photoshop Tab

 

Stock Tab
 

OpenType SVG fonts

Photoshop supports OpenType SVG fonts and ships with the Trajan Concept of Color and the EmojiOne font. OpenType SVG fonts provide multiple colors and gradients in a single glyph.

Emoji fonts are an example of OpenType SVG fonts. Using Emoji fonts, you can include various colorful and graphical characters, as smileys, flags, street signs, animals, people, food, and landmarks in your documents. OpenType SVG emoji fonts, such as the EmojiOne font, let you create certain composite glyphs from one or more other glyphs. For example, you can create the flags of countries or change the skin color of certain default glyphs depicting people, usually colored , , or . Some composite glyphs also disintegrate into their constituent characters when you press the Backspace key.

forming flags of countries by the combination of glyphs

 

Combine single-person default characters with skin colors

Face Aware Liquify

You can now apply Face-Aware Liquify settings to the eyes independently or symmetrically.

 
 

Click the link icon () to lock the settings for the left and right eyes together. This option helps to apply symmetrical effects to the eyes.

 
 

Working with Adobe Experience Design CC (Preview)

Now you can bring your Photoshop CC assets directly into Adobe Experience Design CC (Preview), the new all-in-one tool for designing and prototyping user experiences for websites and mobile apps.


 

 

Do one of the following steps:
Right-click a layer in Photoshop and select Copy SVG from the context-menu >> paste the SVG asset into your Adobe XD document.

or


From the canvas in Photoshop, drag and drop an SVG asset into Adobe XD
Some design elements may not be supported when a layer is copied into Adobe XD.
 
…with all these new features of Adobe Photoshop properly explained, the question now is,
 

Are You Coming for the Adobe Photoshop World Conference 2017 in Orlando This April?

Attend this conference to and learn the most popular design techniques as Photoshop gurus demonstrates the steps, share their secrets learned, tips and tricks. This rich information event will help designers, photographers and web professionals at all levels of experience to be more creative, work faster and produce better images with Photoshop. Price per person: $ 199; $ 189 each for four or more.

 

What you will learn:

You will learn how to make the most of the Photoshop tools available in this awesome application(Photoshop), significantly reducing the time to produce with the help of tips and shortcuts of Photoshop Gurus; 

 
No more panic deadlines! 
 
You will also learn ways to avoid technical problems that can ruin hours of hard work. 
 
Also learn ways on how to produce out-of-this-world special effects which will leave other designers wondering, “how come!”
 
Finally, you will learn how to manage the programs and files on multiple computers with Adobe Creative Cloud®
 
This information-rich event will help professionals design, photography and website for all levels of experience to be more creative, to work faster and produce better pictures with Photoshop.
 

Conference Agenda

The conference is set up in a convenient two-track format, with 10 dynamic sessions that you can choose from. Attend one track from start to finish, or mix and match sessions to meet your needs.


TRACK 1

Touring the Photoshop environment

  • Discover how to collapse, expand, move, resize and even change panels the easy way.
  • Learn how to access Photoshop’s most important tools through the valuable Tools Panel
  • Photoshop’s impressive Applications, Status and Options bars—explained!
  • The many ways by which you can arrange multiple images on the screen with the new Arrange Documents option

Customizing your Photoshop

  • Methods to customize your workspace to suit your needs and work flow
  • Create, save and switch workspaces
  • How to swap out your Screen Mode to create more room to view your image
  • Using the easy Migration tool to import or export custom presets and settings or upload them to Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Discover keyboarding shortcuts the experts use and take advantage of key preference settings including tunable Auto Save and crash recovery that’ll help you protect your work and get more done faster
  • Making use of the history function: How to record all the changes you make to an image.

Taking the mystery out of layers

 

  • Understand the mysterious world of layers and other features that can make image editing easy.
  • Get rooted in the basics—everything from how to make layers transparent and utilize fill layers to how to move and stack layers
  • How to copy an object in one layer and paste it in the exact same location in another layer using the Paste in Place feature
  • How to merge, link and color-code layers
  • Take advantage of the new Color Lookup adjustment layer to quickly give your project a variety of different looks

It’s all in the selection

  • What the Marquee, Lasso, Quick Selection and Crop tools do—and when and how to use each selection tool
  • Little-known ways to precisely move, manipulate, slice, invert, grow, rotate and scale images—without wasting valuable time
  • How to delete a background or image that you’re not crazy about using the new Content-Aware Patch tool
  • Go through the latest intelligent selection technology that will allow you to make precise selections

Photoshop Bringing out the creativity in you with Photoshop

  • Learn how to quickly and easily retouch images the way the experts do it
  • Repair and restore techniques that’ll really boost your creativity
  • How to add special effects to bring life to guess what? “text”
  • How to simplify painting with new presets that offer a good starting point for creating realistic painting effects
  • Methods of adding dramatic lighting, effects, shadows and highlights to images
  • Framing your photos for that super-professional, “finished” look.

TRACK 2

Tapping the creative power of layers, masks and channels

  • Get jobs done faster, more creatively and without frustration (and failures) using Photoshop’s innovative Layers Palette
  • Step-by-step guides for using multiple layers, layer masks, blend modes and other options to turn out great-looking images
  • Take advantage of the new ability to search layers by Kind, Name, Effect, Mode, Attribute and/or Color
  • Apply the Puppet Warp feature to image layers and masks to warp and stretch any object to create amazing new looks for your designs

Ready to upgrade? Here’s the buzz on Photoshop’s most useful features

  • In a haste to upgrade to the latest version of Photoshop? Valuable information you’ll need to know
  • A good look at some of Photoshop’s best new features
  • How to automatically align 3-D objects to the vanishing point in your image
  • Croppingvimages easier, faster and with greater accuracy using the nondestructive Crop tool
  • Explore how to use the Content-Aware Move tool to easily relocate objects in a photo like magic
  • Use Photoshop’s on-image controls to quickly create photographic blur effects

Turn so-so images into sensational ones! Picture-perfect touch-ups

  • Learn to use the advanced intelligent selection technology to make complex selections quickly and more easily
  • How to use the new Content-Aware Patch tool goes beyond the Content-Aware Fill tool by allowing you to select the area to sample from when removing unwanted objects
  • Methods of sharpening images … perfect skin tones … and make dynamic nondestructive adjustments to your images
  • Solved! No more struggles with dialog boxes that lock you in and make it difficult to execute needed adjustments—it’s all explained here.
  • How to perform digital “makeovers” on people in your images

The secrets to great color and stunning special effects

  • Creative ways to enhancing your image’s color
  • Learn how to kick Photoshop into high gear and start creating flawless projects that pack a punch
  • Easy-to-remember tips for controlling the colors and lights in your work environment
  • How to work with the new Content-Aware Extend tool to easily create dramatic special effects
  • How to create HDR (High Dynamic Range) images that range from photorealistic to surreal
  • Uncover how to drag a shadow to reposition the light source and easily edit ground reflections, shadows and other effects

How to save time by automating Photoshop

  • Learn tips to using the Actions Panel to automate time-consuming and even complicated actions
  • Discover how you can create Tool presets to remember your most-used settings and speed up work flow
  • Using Layer Comps to create multiple versions of your project in a single file
  • An interesting way to renaming bulk files in an orderly system and create a Smart collection that automatically includes all photos that meet the criteria you set

Instructors that will take stage

 

A lot of cool new things this year, and what we did last year have been effected, with new masters, new workshops, new networking event, a very good party, go to bars, and much more! 

 
Register here>>

 

We hope to see you there (Adobe Max and Photoshop Conference 2017). 

 
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