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PRESS RELEASE: Three Digital Imaging Legends to be Inducted Into Photoshop Hall of Fame


TAMPA, Fla. -- July 15, 2003 -- Digital imaging veterans Mark Hamburg, Jack Davis, and Stephen Johnson have been named as the 2003 inductees into the prestigious Photoshop Hall of Fame, recognized for their achievements in Photoshop Business Development, Education, and Art, respectively. The induction ceremony, which takes place as part of the 2003 PhotoshopWorld Conference and Expo (sponsored by Adobe Systems, Inc.), will be held September 30, 2003, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida.

The Photoshop Hall of Fame, formed by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, seeks to honor and recognize those individuals whose contributions to the business, education, development, and art of Adobe Photoshop have enduring value. This year¹s inductees will be recognized for the following achievements:

Photoshop Business Development‹Mark Hamburg
Mark Hamburg is the leading developer of Adobe Photoshop. In 1999 he was awarded ³Inventor of the Year² by the Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association who described him as a ³mathematician-inventor, artist-innovator who has altered the graphics landscape with the invention of Photoshop.²

Photoshop Education‹Jack Davis
Jack is author (with Linnea Dayton) of the best-selling Photoshop guide, The Photoshop Wow! Book, which has trained millions in the art of Photoshop design. He himself is an award winning designer, illustrator, and photographer as well as a contributing editor to numerous other books on digital imagery, design, and online communication.

Photoshop Art‹Stephen Johnson
Digital photography pioneer Stephen Johnson received international acclaim for his 1997 photo essay in Life, the first digitally-produced story to appear in a national magazine. He was also involved with the creation of the duotone feature in Adobe Photoshop as well as writing the program¹s sample curve presets.

For more information about the Photoshop Hall of Fame, visit http://www.photoshophalloffame.com.

About NAPP
The National Association for Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) is a dynamic trade association and the world¹s leading resource for Adobe® Photoshop® training, news, and education. It is led by a world-class team of Photoshop experts, authors, consultants, trainers, and educators whose focus is to ensure that NAPP members are on the cutting edge of Adobe Photoshop techniques and technology. The NAPP has members in 107 countries and is the largest graphics-related association in the world. Visit http://www.photoshopuser.com for more information.


(First posted on Tuesday, July 15, 2003 at 12:27 EDT)

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