From Darkroom to Desktop — How Photoshop Came to Light

“Ten years ago this month, Adobe shipped Photoshop 1.0. ‘Has it really been that long?’ It has. The story of one of the original ‘killer apps’ begins in An

“Ten years ago this month, Adobe shipped Photoshop 1.0. ‘Has it really been that long?’ It has. The story of one of the original ‘killer apps’ begins in Ann Arbor, Michigan (USA) with a college professor named Glenn Knoll. Glenn was a photo enthusiast who maintained a darkroom in the family basement. He was also a technology aficionado intrigued by the emergence of the personal computer. His two sons, Thomas and John, inherited their father’s inquisitive nature. And the vision for future greatness began with their exposure to Glenn’s basement darkroom and with the Apple II Plus that he brought home for research projects.”


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Date:
November 23, 2016
Author:
XPLANE