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Camera Raw 6.1 is Here, too!
Earlier in the week Adobe released the latest version of Camera Raw (version 6.1) for Photoshop CS5 users. It’s been on Adobe labs for a while, kind of marinating in testing mode, but now it’s fully baked and ready for downloading (you can use the built-in updater inside Photoshop CS5—go under the Help menu and choose Updates), or go to Adobe’s Website and download it here (Mac | Windows )

Supreme Makeover Contest
MacMall has got a really clever (and really sweet) contest that can re-equip your Large or Small studio with up to $17,000 of really juicy gear (Including CS5, of course). You gotta check his out (here’s the link).

My Moab Workshop is Sold Out
I found out on Wednesday that my Moab workshop with Bill Fortney (the one I mentioned here on Tuesday) had sold out the same day we announced it. Thanks everybody for helping me spread the word about the workshop, and for those of you who signed on (30 or so of you), I can’t wait to meet you all in person, and to go shooting together!

CS5 In The City
On Monday I announced that we’re hosting the Photoshop CS5 Summit in New York City, and by the end of the day we had nearly 1,000 people already registered (of course, it helped that we let NAPP members have the first crack at tickets), but if you want to be there with me, Matt, Dave, Corey and RC for an incredible of night, where we’ll show you how to work CS5 into your existing Photoshop workflow, make sure you reserve your free seat right this minute (before it’s too late). When you hear it about it afterward, you’ll wish you were there. (Here’s the link to save your seat).

The Topaz Bundle goes CS5, and 64-bit Compatible
Like many of you, I use plug-ins from Topaz, and many of you have been asking if they’re going to update their plug-ins for CS5, and when and if they’re going to be 64-bit compatible. Good news—it’s yes and yes. Here’s the link.

McNally Takes New York
It’s gonna be a hot summer in The City, as Joe McNally is back with a series of one day workshops in New York, and I can tell you two things: (1) It will be a day of learning and laughing you’ll never forget, taught by literally the best guy in the business, and (2) All of his workshops will be sold out way, way, way in advance. You’ve always wanted to learn from him in person. Now you can. Here’s the link with all the details (from Joe’s blog).

Have a Great Thursday Everybody!
I’m kickin’ off a new tour tomorrow—hope you’ll stop by catch all the details. Have a great Thursday gang!