Store and Go
Take your valuable files wherever you roam with the Verbatim 12 GB Store 'n' Go USB drive. The compact device lets you quickly transfer and store image or audio files. Using the preloaded Mobile Launchpad software, you also can download and run programs directly from the drive, giving you total access to personal files and data. List Price: $179. Contact: Verbatim, (800) 421-4188, www.verbatim.com.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
Breeze through importing, managing and editing your digital /images/ with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. This new application introduces a powerful workflow for nondestructive editing of RAW, JPEG and TIFF images. All of the tasks featured in the main interface—Library, Develop, Slideshow, Print and Web—are designed to act independently, so you can quickly switch between tasks. Tools include a precision white-balance correction, tone-curve adjustment for making midtone, shadow and highlight modifications, and a powerful loupe for checking critical details. Windows and Macintosh. List Price: $299, but you can pick it up for just $199 until April 30. Contact: Adobe Systems, (800) 833-6687, www.adobe.com.
Steady your shots with the Cam-Pod by Adorama. The bean bag-like pad has bi-folding cushions that let you mould the shape of your camera and lens in order to take stable shots on just about any surface. You can rest it on a fence, rock, wall and other objects. Ideal for travel photography, Cam-Pod comes in two sizes—regular or mini. The regular size works for D-SLR or SLR cameras and camcorders. The mini version fits more compact models. List Price: $19 (Cam-Pod); $15 (mini). Contact: Adorama, (800) 223-2500, www.adorama.com.
Eliminate dirt from your digital camera's sensor with the Copper Hill /images/ Brush-on-the-Fly kit. Use the SensorSweep, a one-size-fits-all brush with a half-inch static-charged head, for liquid-free cleaning. Then clean off the brush with a battery-operated blower so you don't redistribute dust from the sensor. SensorSweep works on camera sensors of all sizes, and the kit's compact size makes for easy travel. List Price: $31. Contact: Copper Hill /images/, www.copperhill/images/.com.