best ultrabook in market?

I'm looking to purchase an ultrabook (or laptop) within the next month or two. Any suggestions

1) What is your budget?

up to $1000 (preferably around $700)

2) What size & weight consideration (if any) would you prefer?

ultrabook or relatively light laptop

3) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like?

prefer ASUS or Samsung or Lenovo, open to suggestions

4) What are the primary tasks will you be performing with this notebook?

light gaming, photoshop and lightroom

5) What screen resolution(s) & type (glossy/matte) would you prefer?

13-15", prefer 1600x900

6) Anything else you would like to say?

Touchscreen not necessary