Flashpoint Rovelight RL600 Review

The world of flash is rapidly changing. 12 months ago I was using my Elinchrom flashes in the studio and my collection of Speedlights on location. But new battery technology has changed what I use and how I shoot. The perfect example being the Streaklight 360ws I reviewed earlier this year and have used extensively...

How to Create an Isometric Pixel Art Vehicle in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial you'll learn to make an isometric pixel art car. Have your character ready; it's going for a ride.We'll be creating a relatively generic sedan. It won't be too flashy, which is ideal for recycling many times over on the same illustration (useful if you're making a city scene!). But...

My Adorama Streaklight Bundles

After a bit of arm twisting Adorama has just released the “Gavin Hoey Recommends…” Streaklight Essentials Bundle and the Streaklight Twin Kit Bundle. If you’ve been watching any of my recent videos you’ll have seen me shooting with one or two Streaklight flashes.You can checkout my review of the Streaklight 360ws here but if you...

Export Sprite Sheets From Adobe Photoshop

The latest release of Adobe Edge Animate supports importing sprite sheets from other design products including Adobe Photoshop CC and Flash Professional CC. While exporting sprite sheets from Flash Professional is really straightforward. Animations can be exported as an .eas file, and imported directly into Adobe Edge Animate. Learn more about that here. Exporting images...

Home Studio Essentials – Episode 2

Speedlites and flash units are great but after a while the hard light they produce can become a bit limiting. In part 1 of my home studio essential skills I used a bare flash but now it’s time to add an umbrella. It’s almost certainly the first light modifier you’ll buy and for good reason.  They’re...

QR Code Link Generator for Acrobat

"The QR Code Link Generator for Acrobat is a Flash widget that can be placed on any PDF page and configured to display a QR code that links to any web page. The widget is designed to display the QR code in Adobe Reader 9 and higher; earlier versions and other PDF viewers may not...

Adobe acknowledges another critical PDF Vulnerability

Adobe Systems acknowledges another critical vulnerability in Flash Player, Reader and Acrobat products which exposes its users to malicious attacks from hackers with an intention to steal sensitive data. The vulnerability is identified as APSA10-05 (CVE-2010-3654) and has been confirmed in Flash Player 10.1.85.3 and earlier versions for Windows, Mac, Linux and Solaris Flash Player 10.1.95. (Read...