If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Upgrade It

Dan Moren profiles Bob Staake, the artist who still uses Photoshop 3.0:

But the way he talks about CS2 makes it clear that it’s more of an obstacle than an enabler when it comes to getting down to creative work. “When I open up Photoshop 3.0, it’s there and ready to go in four seconds flat, and when I have opened CS2 my fingernails will have grown a quarter inch before the app appears,” Staake says.

Monday, 20 October 2008