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In the world of desktop image editing, there is only one name that springs to mind in front of all others – Photoshop. But when it comes to the iPad, the choice isn’t so clear, despite Adobe’s presence in the App Store.

With this in mind, I approached this review of Photogene with the hope of discovering a more heavyweight alternative. Mobile Pond, the developer of Photogene, is hardly a household name – they only have this one iPad product in the App Store – but this is an app which is slowly gaining popularity. At $2.99, it’s certainly a cheaper alternative to the products produced by the software giants, but when it comes to serious editing, is it a better alternative?

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A picture may be worth a thousand words, but sometimes it takes nearly that many to critique a piece of artwork. In business, that usually means back-and-forth emails full of convoluted and misunderstood directives, which frustrate both the artist and the approver.

Proof not only demonstrates that “criticism can be pretty,” it proves that it can be simple. Its tap-and-type approach vividly displays feedback directly on the artwork. Afterward, insight can be condensed into a PDF and shared via e-mail.

Can Proof become the darling of designers, photographers, directors, developers and editors by saving time and streamlining comments? Let’s jump into it and find out. (more…)