Update: My Thoughts on Adobe Creative Cloud

Well, the backlash against the big dark Creative Cloud looming over us creatives’ heads has been amazing to say the least. Here’s what I’ve been seeing:



And a really entertaining video expressing the sentiments of so many. Watch at your own risk — there’s strong (subtitled) language.

You may have read my first post about Creative Cloud, and I was generally positive about it. But, the more I think about it, the more I’m swinging the other way. What really bothers me isn’t the monthly subscription (as long as it stays where it is) — it’s the … Read the rest

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Adobe Drops Creative Suite, Introduces Creative Cloud

This news has taken me by surprise, but really I’m not surprised at all. Read about the big change at Videomaker’s website:

I use multiple Adobe programs every day — mainly Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Audition, and After Effects — and I also often need Acrobat, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, and a few others. Owning the Master Collection, yearly upgrades could easily cost $600 or more. It’s very important to me that I keep current, as I’m constantly looking for ways to become faster and more efficient.

I wasn’t initially thrilled with the reality of having to deal out a monthly … Read the rest

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I just designed and launched an new website for my friends at Wesley Church in Erie. The goal of the site was to be stylish and attractive, while making it easy for visitors to get where they wanted to go. It’s simple for the church staff to update, allowing them to quickly post news, photos, articles, and sermons (along with audio).

I’m thankful to have worked with such wonderful people!

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Over the New Year, I launched a brand new website for 2Krew Security & Surveillance. The challenges with this site were to modernize the look and simplify the information. I branded the different services of the company, while unifying them all with the original 2Krew logo. I introduced dynamic elements, such as the news section, rotating graphic, and testimony quotes that change every time you reload the page.

Visit my friends at… Read the rest

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