Past Columns

Adobe Announces Upgrade to Camera Raw

May 08, 2006 at 10:15 am by staff

New Books Fit Nicely on Newspaper Library Shelf

Mar 01, 2006 at 10:09 am by staff

Three excellent books for newspaper designers and technology staff persons arrived in the mail this week. All three should be available by the time you read this: Real Worl.... Read More

Apple Announces Editing Software for Photographers

Dec 07, 2005 at 03:04 pm by staff

Adobe, watch out! Here comes Apple with its own photo editing application. Announced in late November, Aperture is built to lure the professional photographer with powerfu.... Read More

These Plug-ins Are Anything But Lowly

Dec 07, 2005 at 02:38 pm by staff

Our friends at A Lowly Apprentice Production have been coming up with good ideas for years. I call them "friends" because they create products that make the designer's life a.... Read More

Slimp Recommends Three Books for Newspaper Designers

Nov 08, 2005 at 02:14 pm by staff

Three new design-related books caught my eye in recent weeks: Mac OS X Support Essentials (Peachpit Press 2005), by Owen Linzmayer, has been fully updated for Mac OS X 10.4.... Read More

Disk Jockey Makes Duplicating Hard Drives Much Easier

Sep 30, 2005 at 03:02 pm by staff

OK. I need to sit down. I just had one of those ?Oh, wow!? moments that computer folks have from time to time. Unfortunately, ?Oh, wow!? moments have become less common as we?.... Read More

My Dell Story

Sep 16, 2005 at 03:26 pm by staff


Adobe Studio Exchange: Gems for the Designer

Sep 01, 2005 at 03:20 pm by staff

It never fails. After six or so hours of Photoshop or InDesign training, the students - usually newspaper designers - start putting away their outlines and pens. Knowing the e.... Read More

Remembering basic settings crucial to quality photo output

Jun 30, 2005 at 04:15 pm by staff

When you spend your life teaching classes most of the time, it

Adobe improves a good thing with Creative Suite 2.0

May 05, 2005 at 11:57 pm by staff

Adobe began shipping the first copies of Creative Suite 2 in May and newspapers have a vested interest in this latest crop of design tools. Eighteen months have passed since.... Read More