Adobe MAX 2017: Day 1 in pictures

The annual Adobe MAX Creativity Conference kicked off with a bang in Las Vegas earlier today. Attended by over 12,000 creative people from all over the world, it’s the biggest MAX yet. The opening keynote by Shantanu Narayen, president and CEO, Adobe; was followed by a barrage of product announcements by Bryan Lamkin, EVP and general manager, digital media, Adobe. 

It was an action-packed two-hour keynote. Adobe unveiled updates to Creative Cloud including rolling out four brand new applications. Adobe XD CC, Adobe Dimension CC, Character Animator CC and Lightroom CCAdditionally, it rolled out updates to its flagship applications Photoshop CC, InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, Premiere Pro CC and its Adobe Stock service.

The keynotes aside, there were breakout sessions, creativity workshops and lab sessions throughout the day.

Check out Day 1 in pictures.

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Adobe MAX 2017 conference happens at The Venetian, Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada from 18-20 October 2017.

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