The Illusion of Success – Five Truths Revealed

Dave Clayton, baby girl, yours truly & Glyn Dewis

I’ve been kicking’ around this blog post for a while, but then I saw some updates from Justin Seeley & Glyn Dewis this week that motivated me to put hands to keyboard. How many times have you heard or even thought the following to yourself, “If I won the lottery it would solve everything.” “I’d trade places with [insert […]

Lightroom 4.2 Update Available for Download

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4

Adobe announced that the Lightroom 4.2 update is available for download. Lightroom should have prompted you to update, but if you ignored or cancelled the message simply go to the menu and choose Help–>Check for Updates. You can also download the updates directly from Adobe’s website.

Adobe Creative Cloud Adds Digital Publishing Suite Single Edition

Adobe Digital Publishing Suite

Starting today, Creative Cloud members receive a significant update to their membership with the addition of the Digital Publishing Suite Single Edition. As announced on the Creative Cloud Team Blog, DPS Single Edition typically costs $395 per submitted publication, and Creative Cloud members will be able to submit an UNLIMITED number of apps at no cost. […]

Lightroom 4 Added to Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4

Yesterday Adobe announced Lightroom 4 has been added to the Creative Cloud. As I’ve mentioned previously, the Creative Cloud will continue to grow in value as more items are added for subscribers. In addition to having access to all the CS6 software, plus 20GB online storage, future updates will include DPS (Digital Publishing Suite) Single […]

Fun at the 2012 Dallas Comic Con

AJ Wood Jump Split Kick

A spur of the moment decision led the family & I to the Dallas Comic Con over the weekend. I always forget to mark it on my calendar, which inevitably leaves me ill-prepared & without a camera at the event. Yes, I could have used my iPhone, but the visuals demand a better lens. It was jammed […]

I Am Your Humble Adobe Employee

AJ Wood now works for Adobe Systems

Good afternoon dear readers. If you follow me on Twitter or watch my Facebook page then you probably saw my announcement yesterday that I’ve joined Adobe as a full-time employee. As an employee I will be relinquishing my role as an Adobe Community Professional. It’s been an honor to serve as your community resource. I’m […]

onOne Software Releases Perfect Photo Suite 6.1 Update

Download Perfect Effects 3 for FREE

Good morning dear readers. onOne Software has updated Perfect Photo Suite to version 6.1 improving overall performance of the suite. Current PPS 6.0 users can download the 6.1 update directly from onOne’s website. Enhancements include faster performance with Perfect Portrait, brush improvements in Perfect Mask, and various performance options that can be set by the […]

Flashback Malware Affects 600,000 Macs – Five Steps to Secure Your Mac


As reported this week, as many as 600,000 Apple computers were infected with malware dubbed “Flashback” with the majority of users being in the USA. This particular variant uses a Java exploit and is NOT the same malware that was first seen in September 2011 and was associated with Adobe’s Flash Player. IT DOES NOT […]