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Neil,

Some would still consider $265 rather "steep".  <grin>

Scott
Adrian, MI


On Sun, 27 Feb 2005, Neil Moore wrote:

> Actually, if you take a photography course at your local community college,
> you can obtain Photoshop CS8 at a significant discount, say around
> $265.  We're presently attending evening classes on Monday's and
> Wednesday's at the local community college with an excellent instructor -
> who also introduces the class in the merits of the various digital cameras
> available today as well as scanning techniques.
>
>
> Neil Moore, S.E.
> neil moore and associates
>
>
>
> At 11:37 PM 2/26/2005, Scott Maxwell wrote:
> >Charley:
> >
> >When you refer to Photoshop, are you referring to the full version (which
> >costs hundreds of dollars) or Photoshop Elements (which costs around
> >$100)?  After all, you can resize images in either and Photoshop Elements
> >is rather "cost efficient" (at least when compared with the full version).
> >Most people would be fine with Photoshop Elements.
> >
> >Regards,
> >
> >Scott
> >Adrian, MI
> >
> >On Sat, 26 Feb 2005, Charley Hamilton wrote:
> >
> > > Dennis -
> > >
> > > I use a 6MP Nikon D100 (okay, I'm a camera geek) for my research
> > > photos.  Typically, I post-process the images in Photoshop to
> > > reduce resolution to 300dpi each way for small (LxW.leq.4x6)
> > > images, and 600dpi each way for larger (full page) image.
> > >
> > > Any powerpoint presentations I do, I use the full image so
> > > that the projected image doesn't pixellate badly.
> > >
> > > I've never fiddled extensively with Word, so I'm not sure
> > > about the effects of cut-and-paste vs pre-processing the
> > > image.  I just keep the smaller images on hand to make my life
> > > easier whem communicating with funding agencies.  The larger ones
> > > get burned to CD for reference or if I want to zoom in on a key
> > > area.  One of my students used ACDSee (sp?) to batch process photos
> > > for a research program a couplle of months ago and that seemed to
> > > work quite well.  I think he said ACDSee was much cheaper than
> > > Photoshop, as long as you didn't need some of the more advanced
> > > features in the Adobe products.
> > >
> > > HTH,
> > >
> > > Charley
> > >
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> > >
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