Photoshop CC: 10 things every photographer should know
Adobe quietly announced some major changes to its Photoshop platform yesterday, chief among them re-branding the software as Photoshop CC to reinforce its commitment to its Creative Cloud service (which has also been updated with 15 new apps)
But what does this mean for you, the user? Along with new tools and technologies, as well as some key workflow enhancements, the shift to Photoshop CC also brings some long-term benefits like never having software that’s out of date. Below is our list of 10 things every photographer should know about Photoshop CC.
What you need to know about Photoshop CC: 01
Photoshop CC combines Photoshop Standard and Photoshop Extended. So all Photoshop Extended features, including 3D tools, are included in Photoshop CC.
What you need to know about Photoshop CC: 02
Photoshop CC introduces the sneak-peaked ‘deblur’ filter that’s been talked about since 2011, which is now revealed as: Camera Shake Reduction.
What you need to know about Photoshop CC: 03
Camera Raw 8 will include the new features being showcased in the Photohsop Lightroom 5 public beta, ie Advanced Healing brush, Radial Gradient tool and the Upright tool.
What you need to know about Photoshop CC: 04
Photoshop CC offers integration with Behance, the online portfolio sharing website for creative professional. This integration offers the ability to post directly into your Behance gallery from Photoshop.
What you need to know about Photoshop CC: 05
Along with the integration mentioned above, Photoshop CC subscribers get free access to the Behance Pro-site.
What you need to know about Photoshop CC: 06
Intelligent upsampling – in Photoshop CC you will be able to make big prints without compromising edge detail or introducing noise.
What you need to know about Photoshop CC: 07
Adobe is offering a special subscriber deal of $9.99 for Photoshop CS3 users and above – for the first year.
What you need to know about Photoshop CC: 08
It looks there’ll be no Photoshop CS7, and Photoshop CC will evolve with constant updates to subscribers. What this means is that there is no longer any need to wait 18 months to two years for an upgrade!
What you need to know about Photoshop CC: 09
A perpetual license of Lightroom will still be available as will Photoshop CS6.
What you need to know about Photoshop CC: 10
You do not need to be connected to the internet to use Photoshop CC. This is a very common misconception. The Photoshop CC software is installed on your computer. However, Adobe will need to periodically check your subscription is current so you’ll need to log on once a month.
PAGE 1: 10 things you need to know about Photoshop CC
PAGE 2: Official Photoshop CC press release from Adobe
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on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 4:16 pm under News.
Tags: Adobe, photo editing, Photoshop CC