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Correct color, sharpen and reduce noise in your images at once with BullZeye 3 . The stand-alone application is designed to produce accurate colors by sampling multiple areas of neutral color saturation found in the gray, white or black portions of the image. Photographer Gary Fong and Pictographics International Corporation partnered to develop the software. List Price: $149. Contact: Gary Fong, www.garyfong.com.

Phoenix FlashIN A FLASH
Canon devotees can improve their flash photography with the Phoenix DZBIS-112Cll flash designed just for Canon D-SLRs. The flash unit incorporates an adjustable angle of illumination to match the focal length of the camera lens ranging from 28-85mm. An infrared autofocus beam ensures proper lighting in low-light conditions. Other features include an auto check indicator, automatic cut-off, bounce and swivel. List Price: $159. Contact: Omega Satter, (410) 374-3250, www.omegasatter.com.

Sunpak-Studio-TentSTUDIO TENT
Built for small studio photographers, the Sunpak Studio Tent is easy to transport and store. Setup takes seconds with the tent enveloping your subjects in soft, diffuse lighting. The tent is about 20 inches long, an inch thick when folded and weighs 3.75 pounds. A small to midsized tripod can be attached. Estimated Street Price: $45. Contact: Sunpak, (973) 627-9600, www.sunpak.com.

SimpleTech Hard Drive

Performance meets flair in a new line of hard drives from Simple Tech. Designed by Pininfarina, the firm that gives Ferrari sports cars their famous look, the SimpleDrive Portable Hard Drives are sleek, compact and fast. With USB 2.0, you'll get data transfer speeds of up to 480 MBps. StorageSync software allows for quick and easy ""one-click"" backup of your files. The drives run at 5400 rpm with an 8 MB cache. List Price: $109 (40 GB); $129 (60 GB); $149 (80 GB); $179 (100 GB). Contact: SimpleTech, (800) 367-7330, www.simpletech.com.

Look for paper from Hahnemühle's Digital FineArt Collection to start showing the Canon logo. The companies are cobranding fine art papers produced by Hahnemühle. At trade shows this year, Canon has shown high-end fine-art prints from its new 10- and 12-ink imagePROGRAF printers on Hahnemühle paper. The print driver software for the new printers will include ICC profiles for the cobranded papers. Contact: Canon, (800) OK-CANON, www.usa.canon.com; Hahnemühle, (815) 502-5880, www.hahnemuhle.com.

Give your D-SLR's sensor a thorough cleaning without touching it. The Green Clean USA cleaning system consists of a mini-vacuum with tubes that pick up dust and debris without touching the sensor's surface. The dirt is siphoned off into a mini-canister, reducing the possibility of recontamination. Estimated Street Price: $79. Contact: Green Clean USA, www.green-cleanusa.com.



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