Monday, November 12, 2007
Recover pictures from a deleted, broken or reformatted memory card with Klix recovery software from JoeSoft. In just a few mouse clicks, the program will search for and reconstruct all pictures on your camera or media card. It works with Windows and Mac systems, and recovers all types of files including JPEG, TIFF, GIF and PNG. It also recovers MOV, MPEG and AVI movies. List Price: $29. Contact: JoeSoft, (877) 477-6763, www.joesoft.com.
Carry your image library in your pocket with the Iomega Portable Hard Drive Hi-Speed USB 2.0. The drive comes in 200 GB and 250 GB versions. At roughly 5.0x3.0x0.5 inches, it's about the size of a PDA. Features include automatic plug-and-play hook-up and Iomega's Drop Shock technology for protecting data from drops or dings. Both 5400 rpm drives feature 8 MB cache and maintain transfer rates of up to 480 MBps. Estimated Street Price: $215 (250 GB); $168 (200 GB). Contact: Iomega, (888) 516-8467, www.iomega.com.
|Real World Nikon Capture NX by Ben Long (Peachpit Press, 2007; ISBN: 0-321-48999-3). The guide shows you how to use Nikon's Capture NX software program. Topics covered include composing images from JPEG, TIFF and RAW files, nondestructive editing techniques, how to make selective corrections and efficient workflow solutions.|
Adobe Photoshop & the Art of Photography by Steve Weinrebe (Thomson Delmar Learning, 2007; ISBN: 1-4283-1209-9). Get a full introduction to CS3 with step-by-step instructions exemplified by real-world examples. No matter your level, the book focuses on how to use the software as a tool for enhancing your photography.
KODAK The Art of Digital Photography: Mood, Ambience & Dramatic Effects by Joseph Meehan (Lark Books, 2007; ISBN: 1-57990-970-1). Learn how to control exposure, white balance and depth of field to enhance the mood of your photographs. The book is full of award-winning images to illustrate each concept.
Rick Sammon's Canon EOS Digital Rebel Personal Training Photo Workshop DVD by Rick Sammon. In this 90-minute video, the popular speaker and Canon Explorer of Light covers a range of topics including exposure, lens selection, sports shooting, photographing in low light and more. Sammon goes on location to various places to give you a better understanding of how to take great pictures.
Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Photographers: A Professional Image Editor's Guide to the Creative Use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PC by Martin Evening (Focal Press, 2007; ISBN: 978-0-240-52028-5). Full coverage is provided on what's new in the latest version of the popular software with before-and-after pictures, practical techniques and step-by-step tutorials. A DVD with sample images is included.
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