Midnight Madness: Hey look, I won a Football!

The last few days have been great, crazy fun and incredibly inspiring and informing. I have seen amazing imagery, spoken with amazing photographers and gotten to sponge off of decades of experience of all the instructors in the conference. Folks like Scott Kelby, Rod Harlan, Moose Peterson, Joe McNally, and Corey Barker just to name … Read more

A full day of Photoshop: Photoshop World Day 1

I eat this stuff up, I really do. Going to conferences is always a great way to get back in touch with creativity; both technically and artistically. So far I have sat in on classes about creative composites, Illustrator Down & Dirty Tricks, Exploring 3D in Photoshop, and Exploring HDR. Good stuff, coming from a … Read more

Photoshop World: Pre-con goodness

Not really much to report other than my excitement about being in Boston, directly across from MIT, in the area of Fenway Park, and at Photoshop World for the first time. I checked in about 5, and went upstairs to the convention center and first thing I ran into a former colleague Laurie Excell from … Read more

Torrent Droid – cool application; more bad news for the MPAA

You can see the preview of a slick new app called Torrent Droid over at androidandme.com. The first winner of Android Bounty, allows you to walk up, garb a DVD (say, in Wal-Mart), snap a picture of the UPC code, and choose to have that movie downloaded via torrent to your home machine. With minimal … Read more

Skittles and Agency.com uncorked the Rainbow

The interwebs is indeed all aflutter about the new Skittles website, or lack thereof. If you haven’t seen it or heard about it, go there and go there now. I’ll wait…. Good. It’s actually really freakin’ cool what Agency.com did for Mars and Skittles – albeit it’s nothing more than a stunt and doesn’t really … Read more

Beginning iPhone Development – Great book

As I posted the other day, I’ve been working my way through some tutorials on building iPhone applications and getting into Objective-C on the Mac. Well, the book I bought is an excellent resource and guide: Beginning iPhone Development: Exploring the iPhone SDK by Dave Mark and Jeff LaMarche. It’s pretty basic and doesn’t go into … Read more