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Adobe’s Project: Photoshop and Lightroom Education Road Show Tours U.S.

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August 31, 2006 – Adobe Systems Inc. announced yesterday that an educational show is hitting the road, touring 25 colleges and art schools in the U.S.. Starting September 5 and ending December 8, Adobe's Project: Photoshop and Lightroom education road show will make multiple stops in California, New York, and Massachusetts.

The two-day conference will center on Adobe Photoshop CS2 and Adobe Lightroom public beta. Adobe also launched a new corresponding website, www.projectphotoshoplightroom.com in which students of the seminar and lecture will be able to post portfolios and blogs.

'This program enables students and educators to experience the Lightroom beta first hand, get in-depth training on Photoshop as well as serve as a conduit from which they can freely share their work, ideas and tips through a dynamic online community,' said Adobe senior evangelist Julieanne Kost in Adobe’s news release yesterday.

The first day of the project will feature a lecture by documentary and commercial photographer Colin Finlay, who has won Picture of the Year four times, according to the photographer’s website. The second portion will feature a seminar given by Adobe representative Kost, allowing students to access Photoshop CS2 and Lightroom. Selected students will also participate in a workshop with Finlay.

Project: Photoshop and Lightroom education road show will tour the following locations:

September 5-6: Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI

September 7-8: Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX

September 11-12: Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA

September 13-14: San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

September 15-16: Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, CA

September 18-19: Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

September 20-21: Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

September 26-27: Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

September 28-29: Syracuse University, The Newhouse School of Communications, Syracuse, NY

October 5-6: College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

October 9-10: Antonelli Institute, near Philadelphia, PA

October 11-12: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

October 16-17: Art Institute of Colorado, Denver, CO

October 18-19: Brigham Young University, Salt Lake City, UT

October 23-24: Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, NY

October 27: New York University Tisch School of the Arts, New York City, NY

October 28: Parsons – The New School for Design, New York City, NY

November 6-7: Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

November 15-16: Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL

November 27-28: New England School of Photography, Boston, MA

November 29-30: Hallmark Institute of Photography, Turner’s Falls, MA

December 4-5: Art Institute of Seattle, Seattle, WA

December 7-8: School of Visual Arts, New York City, NY

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