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Adobe releases sneak peek of depth-of-field effect in Photoshop CS6

Adobe has released another "sneak peek" of a new feature in Photoshop CS6 that attempts to simulate depth-of-field effects.

Adobe touts updated Content-Aware technology for Photoshop CS6

In a recent video, Photoshop Senior Product Manager Bryan O'Neil Hughes showed off Adobe's latest "Content-Aware" technology that will be available in the upcoming release of CS6. The demonstration makes moving and removing objects appear seamless and effortless. However, I won't be getting my hopes up about actually putting any of these features to good use, as my past experience with some of the "latest and greatest" Photoshop features has proven that these demonstrations rarely mirror real-world conditions.

Adobe releases Photoshop CS6 sneak peek video

Adobe has released a sneak peek video showcasing some of the new Camera Raw features that will be available in Photoshop CS6, which is due to be released later this year. The new controls will feature sliders for both Highlights and Shadows, as well as an improved Clarity algorithm. Also addressed in the video is rich cursor support which gives the viewer more information about brush settings right on the cursor.

EC Music and Guitar website recently launched

GTP Designs recently launched a new website for a business offering guitar lessons in Blacksburg, VA. EC Music and Guitars, LLC offers guitar lessons to students of all abilities and experience levels.

Wacom Inkling lets you transfer from paper to vector

Wacom's Inkling device looks like it could potentially remove the step of having to scan in sketches to then be traced or re-dawn with a tablet, for those who practice this method.

Lytro announces Light Field camera

Lytro™ recently unveiled a new online campaign for its Light Field camera, which uses a "light field sensor" to record vector direction of light rays. Traditional camera sensors don't record the vector direction of light rays. So, what's the advantage of capturing the direction of the light rays? Well, according to Lytro™, this technology allows for focusing to take place AFTER a photo is captured.

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