Thursday, February 25, 2010
Turn your images into a professional-looking slideshow with Photodex ProShow Gold 4.1. The latest version features hundreds of changes, including a new Slide Style Manager that allows you to sort, filter and manage styles with greater speed. You also can share your slideshows with greater ease by directly uploading them to Facebook, Vimeo and Twitter. To create a slideshow, simply drag and drop photos and videos onto the Slide List and add them to your show. Each slide can have an unlimited number of layers for creating montages, adding borders and more. Estimated Street Price: $69. Contact: Photodex, (800) 377-4686, www.photodex.com.
Allow Swiss Picture Bank to safely store your images. The data storage system lets you keep images online with
unlimited access. Each photo is archived at full resolution in four separate locations for redundancy. Images are accessible online at anytime. Improvements include a redesigned interface, sharing capabilities and a Desktop Uploader application that lets you drag and drop large volumes of pictures into your account at once. Estimated Street Price: $20 (1 GB); $90 (5 GB); $340 (20 GB); $1,600 (100 GB). Contact: Swiss Picture Bank, (877) 762- 6292, www.swisspicturebank.com.
Support your HD video-capable DSLR or video camera on the Makaw VideoPerch. The versatile mounting device is designed to give support in places where a traditional tripod cannot. It can be mounted vertically, horizontally or at an angle for using on surfaces like car windows, chairs and fences. The jaws clamp on objects up to 1½ inches thick, the arm can pivot 180 degrees, and the head can rotate 360 degrees. Estimated Street Price: $69. Contact: BKA Group, Inc., (847) 821-0450, www.bkaphoto.com.
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