Apple is gearing up for yet another special event - on the night before a professional photographer's event in New York.

Invitations were despatched to selected media on Friday night. The invitation is in black, and features a camera lens.

It states: "Please join us for a special press conference on the eve of PhotoPlus Expo 2005 as we unveil Apple's latest pro innovations."

The event takes place Wednesday, October 19 at 12 noon (5pm UK time). It's to be held in the Jacob Javits Convention Center.

PhotoPlus describes itself as "the largest and the most comprehensive expo in the photographic and imaging industries." It offers 200 exhibitors, 100 seminars and more.

Macworld Conference 2005

October 27-28, 2005. At MacExpo, Olympia National Hall, London

Macworld has gathered the world's best Mac experts for this year's Conference, which focuses on two areas: Mac OS X and profesional design.

Mac OS X: David Pogue (author of many best-selling Mac books, and the technology correspondent for the New York Times) leads the Mac OS X stream, alongside Macworld's hilarious back-page columnist Andy Ihnatko.

Design Pro: Deke McClelland (author of The Photoshop Bible, and inductee of the Photoshop Hall of Fame) runs a masterclass on Adobe Photoshop and other Creative Suite applications, with digital-artist Steve Caplin and photographer Martin Evening. Quark Product Architect Dan Logan flies in from the US to show the world's first full demonstration of the ground-breaking QuarkXPress 7.0.

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