As we wrote earlier this week, in Rethinking Just How Necessary Photoshop Is, Adobe competitors, such as Corel, have been trying to take advantage of this dissatisfaction with Adobe’s new business model. However, let’s face it, there is still only one Photoshop, for many reasons. To a large extent it’s because Photoshop is the definitive high powered professional photo editing and compositing software. Partially, it’s also because of the perception that a photographer can’t possibly be a professional (or serious) if she or he uses any other program for their imaging work.
Well, Adobe appears to be listening. (more…)