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Janie Coffey
Works at ONE Sotheby's International Realty
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this amazing tower suite has 360 views of Miami Beach and Miami, from the 4,000 sf of terraces and patios, sweeping full height windows!
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Not Impressed by Adobe Creative Cloud's Launch Features for Photographers  Are you? 
--> See full article on my blog at http://goo.gl/XUH66

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Is this how they user in the cloud era at Adobe?
 
Today Adobe announced Photoshop CC that is only available to cloud subscribers.

Adobe should not release such lame updates to Photoshop and Lightroom to convince people that the cloud-subscription software is exciting. They should make dramatic improvements – things that photograpehrs can’t live without. Can we live without “Smart Sharpen” and “Intelligent Upsampling” with Photoshop. Err, probably. The Lightroom improvements are equally underwhelming. You know that the updates are lame when one of the top bullet points is “Include video in your slideshows!” How did THAT become one of the top-most-requested features?

It also worries me that Adobe is running out of ideas for their photography-related products. Their “big features” are, at best, incremental improvements. They are certainly not exciting enough to drive millions to subscribe to their cloud subscriptions. Their biggest idea, sadly, seems to be cloud-based subscriptions.

Business model confusion with Adobe

Adobe’s PR and marketing team has a whole list of reasons about why Cloud-based subscription is so awesome for Photoshop. They have a few good points in there, such as it is easy to do incremental updates. But mostly, the reasons are lame and not exciting to amateurs and hobbyists who can’t afford to shell out a ton of money every month.

Here is the confusion: If Cloud-based subscriptions really are so awesome for Photoshop, why do they have a completely different business model for Lightroom? They tell me, well, Lightroom is more for hobbyists and casual people, and Photoshop is more for professionals. I think that sounds kind of ridiculous, don’t you?
What is especially confusing for me is, “How do I explain this to people?” I get a bunch of people that come to this website or to the HDR Tutorial ( http://www.StuckInCustoms.com/hdr-tutorial/ -- New and improved, and free as always, btw!) to get advice on what kind of software to get. We get a lot of new photographers who don’t really own any software. Now I have to give confusing advice: “Well, you really need Photoshop and Lightroom. Photoshop you have to pay every month for, but Lightroom you can just buy once.” People are like, “Whhhhaaat?” Why have two business models for such complementary pieces of software? It’s completely confusing to new people, and moderately confusing to veterans.

Anyway, these are the kind of confusing decisions that come out of committees. I hope they clarify things soon, and I also hope they have a business model that is less punitive to beginners, students, and hobbyists that can’t afford the high price of cloud-based subscriptions. It’s not like Netflix or World of Warcraft with their monthly fees. You pretty much have one kind of customer there. With photography, you have the full span of professionals and studios to ameteurs and hobbyists. In my judgment, it’s too punitive to have One-Pricing-Model to rule them all.

Photo Below:  Sunset in New Zealand before the blizzard! #HolyKaw   

We are expecting a major blizzard coming into Queenstown tonight! We just got back from the grocery store to stock up. I’ve got all my cameras fully charged and ready to go… I’ll try to hit as many places as I can with the fresh snow… chains are ready and all is good to go! Super-excited.

And, speaking of the article above, I can’t think of any of my images that could have been improved if I am using the new features in Adobe’s cloud. Sure, I subscribed to their cloud (Adobe did not gift me one, nor will they probably ever because I am so critical of them), and I am using the latest of everything… but none of these new features have really found their way into my photos yet. Comon Adobe… I know you can do better.
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RSVP Here: http://ignitemiami.com/attend/#.UIRyu2l24-N

If you had 5 minutes on stage, what would you say?

What is Ignite?
Ignite is a night of presentations on a variety of topics, with a twist. Each presentation has 20 slides that automatically advance every 15 seconds. It is a worldwide movement, and Miami is hosting our second on Thursday, October 25th at 7pm at the cozy and funky club The Stage in the Design District.
Doors open half an hour before the show, event runs till 9:30pm.
It is a 21+ event - you can buy beer and drinks at the show.
We are a volunteer run geek event that puts on some pretty fresh events. Ticketing is paperless, just come to the theater with your ID. When the tickets are gone, they are really, really gone. So since you're here, you should buy one.
 
What is it like?
On Thursday, October 25th at 7 pm, 16 artists, technologists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers will deliver their 5-minute presentations. The talks are funny, interesting, nerdy, quick and from the heart. Here is an example:
 
What is the ticket for?
The ticket gets you in and makes sure we have a namebadge for you.  We are also sponsoring some drinks at the bar when the doors open at 6:30pm!  There are quite a few costs associated with putting on an event this large (with 300 people expected!).  We think $20 sounds nice and good.  Can't afford it or rather barter for your goods?  Drop us a line and we can have you volunteer for your ticket!  contact@ignitemiami.com
 
Ignite Miami videos
The Miami Foundation did an amazing job producing the Ignite Miami videos.  See them all here!

Have an idea for a talk?
Are you passionate about something you want to teach, show, explain, or share with other creative people in Miami? Take five minutes to tell us about you and your topic and we’ll put you in consideration for the next Ignite Miami! Please use this form to submit your talk.

When you buy your ticket
You get your name on the attending page, with any sites / networks to link to.  Find out who is going and connect with them online pre show!
Follow Us on FaceBook and Twitter!

To learn more about Ignite Miami ...
go to www.ignitemiami.com  
 
(Twitter Hashtag: #IgniteMIA )
 
RSVP Here: http://ignitemiami.com/attend/#.UIRyu2l24-N

If you had 5 minutes on stage, what would you say?

What is Ignite?
Ignite is a night of presentations on a variety of topics, with a twist. Each presentation has 20 slides that automatically advance every 15 seconds. It is a worldwide movement, and Miami is hosting our second on Thursday, October 25th at 7pm at the cozy and funky club The Stage in the Design District.
Doors open half an hour before the show, event runs till 9:30pm.
It is a 21+ event - you can buy beer and drinks at the show.
We are a volunteer run geek event that puts on some pretty fresh events. Ticketing is paperless, just come to the theater with your ID. When the tickets are gone, they are really, really gone. So since you're here, you should buy one.
 
What is it like?
On Thursday, October 25th at 7 pm, 16 artists, technologists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers will deliver their 5-minute presentations. The talks are funny, interesting, nerdy, quick and from the heart. Here is an example:
 
What is the ticket for?
The ticket gets you in and makes sure we have a namebadge for you.  We are also sponsoring some drinks at the bar when the doors open at 6:30pm!  There are quite a few costs associated with putting on an event this large (with 300 people expected!).  We think $20 sounds nice and good.  Can't afford it or rather barter for your goods?  Drop us a line and we can have you volunteer for your ticket!  contact@ignitemiami.com
 
Ignite Miami videos
The Miami Foundation did an amazing job producing the Ignite Miami videos.  See them all here!

Have an idea for a talk?
Are you passionate about something you want to teach, show, explain, or share with other creative people in Miami? Take five minutes to tell us about you and your topic and we’ll put you in consideration for the next Ignite Miami! Please use this form to submit your talk.

When you buy your ticket
You get your name on the attending page, with any sites / networks to link to.  Find out who is going and connect with them online pre show!
Follow Us on FaceBook and Twitter!

To learn more about Ignite Miami ...
go to www.ignitemiami.com  
 
(Twitter Hashtag: #IgniteMIA )
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I'll be joining +Chris Smith  and +Jimmy Mackin tongiht for a #WaterCooler chat on specialty social media platforms... http://curaytor.com/water-cooler
Tune in at 9:05 PM #realestatemarketing   #realestate  
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this is such an AMAZING picture of my Friend AJ! Please +1 it, he is in a contest for a self-portrait!
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Smize of the Week (it's a tie!): U.S. President Barack Obama & Michelle Obama! 2termz and still fierce!
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Michelle Obama is the queen of smizes and of actual smiles. Beautiful first lady. On a nonpartisan note: I'm I can now see her fashions for four more years. That is all.
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please use the Promo Code "Janie" to receive a 30% discount off of the $20 ticket price (ticket includes a free drink!) please also feel free to share this discount code with your contacts!
 
RSVP Here: http://ignitemiami.com/attend/#.UIRyu2l24-N

If you had 5 minutes on stage, what would you say?

What is Ignite?
Ignite is a night of presentations on a variety of topics, with a twist. Each presentation has 20 slides that automatically advance every 15 seconds. It is a worldwide movement, and Miami is hosting our second on Thursday, October 25th at 7pm at the cozy and funky club The Stage in the Design District.
Doors open half an hour before the show, event runs till 9:30pm.
It is a 21+ event - you can buy beer and drinks at the show.
We are a volunteer run geek event that puts on some pretty fresh events. Ticketing is paperless, just come to the theater with your ID. When the tickets are gone, they are really, really gone. So since you're here, you should buy one.
 
What is it like?
On Thursday, October 25th at 7 pm, 16 artists, technologists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers will deliver their 5-minute presentations. The talks are funny, interesting, nerdy, quick and from the heart. Here is an example:
 
What is the ticket for?
The ticket gets you in and makes sure we have a namebadge for you.  We are also sponsoring some drinks at the bar when the doors open at 6:30pm!  There are quite a few costs associated with putting on an event this large (with 300 people expected!).  We think $20 sounds nice and good.  Can't afford it or rather barter for your goods?  Drop us a line and we can have you volunteer for your ticket!  contact@ignitemiami.com
 
Ignite Miami videos
The Miami Foundation did an amazing job producing the Ignite Miami videos.  See them all here!

Have an idea for a talk?
Are you passionate about something you want to teach, show, explain, or share with other creative people in Miami? Take five minutes to tell us about you and your topic and we’ll put you in consideration for the next Ignite Miami! Please use this form to submit your talk.

When you buy your ticket
You get your name on the attending page, with any sites / networks to link to.  Find out who is going and connect with them online pre show!
Follow Us on FaceBook and Twitter!

To learn more about Ignite Miami ...
go to www.ignitemiami.com  
 
(Twitter Hashtag: #IgniteMIA )
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Mac-fiend, reader of anything, student of history, lover of homes and architecture, collector of the lost and forgotten, mother of one, tech-geek.

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