Photography Software News
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Imagenomic Introduces Noiseware 5
Features include faster processing, an improved algorithm and unlimited presetsNew York – July 12, 2012 – Imagenomic, an independent software vendor specializing in digital imagery enhancement solutions, has announced the release of Noiseware 5 plugin, the latest generation of its award-winning noise correction technology. Noiseware 5 features several new and improved enhancements, including a faster core algorithm that retains more image detail, a newly-designed user interface and controls, the ability to create an unlimited number of presets, and a new history control for an unlimited number of history steps. In addition, Noiseware 5 plugin provides 64-bit native support for Mac OS X to complement the existing compatibility for Windows systems, as well as full compatibility with Adobe Photoshop CS6.
Nik Software Releases HDR Efex Pro 2
New version offers improved interface and performanceSan Diego, CA—July 9, 2012—Nik Software (www.niksoftware.com) today released HDR Efex Pro 2, a powerful new version that enables professional and amateur photographers to create exceptional natural and artistic images. HDR Efex Pro 2 represents the next generation of high dynamic range photography that produces exceptional results. This new version not only adds a wide range of new features, but is also built on a proprietary and even more powerful tone mapping engine, providing unrivaled speed and quality. The company's patented U Point® technology enables precise, selective fine-tuning, simplifying and speeding up the process for creating extraordinary high dynamic range images. To watch videos and join live online training sessions, visit www.niksoftware.com/hdrefexpro.
Adobe Creative Suite 6 Now Available
Adobe Creative Cloud Coming May 11
SAN JOSE, Calif. — May 7, 2012 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the immediate availability of Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 software. The CS6 product line includes powerful new releases of Photoshop®, InDesign®, lllustrator®, Dreamweaver®, Adobe Premiere® Pro, After Effects®, Flash® Professional and other products as well as four suite versions – Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium; Creative Suite 6 Design Standard; Creative Suite 6 Production Premium; and Creative Suite 6 Master Collection.
Photoshop CS6 Beta Now Available
First major release since April 2010Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced Adobe Photoshop CS6 beta, a preview of what’s to come in the next release of the industry standard in digital imaging, is available as a free download from Adobe Labs. Customers can download the beta, try out the experience and provide feedback to the product team. Packed with groundbreaking new innovations, features and incredible performance enhancements, Photoshop CS6 beta is available for the Mac OS and Microsoft Windows platforms. The final release is expected in the first half of 2012.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4
New adjustment controls maximize dynamic rangeAdobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the availability of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 software for Mac OS and Windows. Lightroom is the essential digital photography workflow solution helping amateur and professional photographers quickly import, manage, enhance and showcase their images. First released as a public beta in January 2012, the final version of Lightroom 4 is now available for US$149 for the full version and US$79 for the upgrade, providing an incredible value for photographers. Lightroom 4 introduces refined technology for superior shadow and highlight processing, ability to create photo books, additional local adjustment controls, and enhanced video support.
Tamron MyPhotoExhibits App for iPad
Dynamic 3D virtual exhibit for showcasing photosFebruary 28, 2012, Commack, NY - Tamron USA, Inc., has announced the launch of MyPhotoExhibits (MPE) app for iPad to enhance the convenience and user-friendliness of the MyPhotoExhibits site. MPE is an innovative way for photographers looking to showcase their favorite images in a unique, free online venue. Unlike traditional static online galleries, Tamron's SoHo-like MPE interface, available at http://myphotoexhibits.com, allows users to create customizable 3D exhibits with a vibrant interactive experience.
Adobe Photoshop Touch for iPad
App brings image-editing power to Apple iPad 2BARCELONA, Spain — Feb. 27, 2012 — At Mobile World Congress, Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq: ADBE) today announced that Adobe Photoshop Touch is now available for iPad 2, via the iTunes App Store. Adobe Photoshop Touch offers core Photoshop features, as well as new capabilities for creating and sharing in an app custom-built for tablets. The app is a central component of Adobe Touch Apps, a family of six intuitive touch screen applications, inspired by Adobe Creative Suite® software. iPad versions of the other Adobe Touch Apps are expected later this year.
Viewer application and ZUIKO 70-300mm lensToday Olympus announces a software update for the Olympus Viewer application along with a firmware update for the ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 70-300mm F4.0-5.6 lens.
Corel AfterShot Pro
Speedy, flexible workflow solutionCES - Las Vegas, Nevada - January 9, 2012 – Corel is pleased to announce the exciting expansion of its digital photography portfolio with the introduction of Corel® AfterShot™ Pro. The total photographic workflow solution for professional and enthusiast photographers will be displayed today at Pepcom®’s Digital Experience!® and tomorrow at ShowStoppers® at CES. Providing complete RAW workflow, flexible photo management, advanced, non-destructive editing and breakthrough performance, AfterShot Pro offers a powerful and affordable alternative to products like Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® and ACD Systems ACDSee™ Pro. Based on technology from Corel’s acquisition of Bibble Labs, Corel AfterShot Pro provides Windows®, Mac OS® and Linux® users with the tools they need to get the most out of their photos.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4
Free download until March 31Lightroom software provides a comprehensive set of digital photography tools, from powerfully simple one-click adjustments and features to cutting edge advanced controls. With Lightroom, you can organize, enhance, and showcase your images all from one fast and nimble application that's available on Macintosh and Windows® platforms.
New tools for comparing cameras and lensesJune 24, 2011 – DxO Labs has announced the launch of the latest version of DxOMark (www.dxomark.com), its online, freely-accessible resource for image quality data and analysis of digital cameras and lenses. In addition to reporting on more than 1,700 lens/camera combinations, the updated DxOMark site includes new features that enable users to select cameras and lenses that meet their performance metrics, price range, and other important criteria.
Adobe Photoshop Touch Apps for iPad
Available in the iTunes App StoreSAN JOSE, Calif., — May 10, 2011 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the immediate availability of the Adobe® Photoshop® Touch apps – Adobe Color Lava, Adobe Eazel and Adobe Nav – for Apple iPad in the Apple App Store. These three apps from Adobe were developed using the Photoshop Touch Software Development Kit (SDK) to demonstrate the potential for new interaction between Photoshop and tablet devices.
Rob Sheppard's Digital Landscape
A new app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod TouchThe Magic of Landscape Photography boils down key landscape photography tips you need to know in order to take better pictures of landscapes and is based on Rob Sheppard's book, The Magic of Digital Landscape Photography, Lark Books, 2010.
Adobe Lightroom 3.4 and Camera Raw 6.4
Adding support for popular Raw file formatsAdobe today announced the Lightroom 3.4 and Camera Raw 6.4 updates are available for immediate download on Adobe.com. Originally posted as release candidates on Adobe Labs, the final updates bring raw file support to 13 popular camera models including Canon EOS Rebel T3i, Nikon D5100 and Fuji FinePix X100, and add over 25 new lens profiles to help photographers automatically correct unwanted distortion and chromatic aberration.
Adobe Creative Suite 5.5
For working with smart phone and tablet platformsSAN JOSE, Calif., — April 11, 2011 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the new Adobe® Creative Suite® 5.5 product line (see separate releases), enabling designers and developers to target popular and emerging smartphone and tablet platforms, as the revolution in mobile communications fundamentally changes the way content is distributed and consumed. Substantive advances to HTML5, Flash authoring, digital publishing and video tools as well as new capabilities that kick-start the integration of tablets into creative workflows, anchor the new Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 product family.
Free Content from onOne
Album templates and backgrounds now availablePortland, OR– January 18, 2011 – onOne Software, Inc., (www.onOneSoftware.com) a leading developer of innovative, timesaving solutions for professional and advanced amateur photographers, today announced the immediate availability of free album templates, backgrounds, edges and textures for photographers who create album and book layouts. The free content, which includes over 300 album pages, edges and template design variations, is available on onOne Software’s website for download as layered PSD files that can be edited with Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. Continuing its mission to provide unprecedented value to the photographic community, onOne Software will be adding new content on a regular basis.
Nik Software Silver Efex Pro 2
For Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom & Apple ApertureSan Diego, CA –January 17, 2011– Nik Software (www.niksoftware.com) announces today Silver Efex Pro 2, a major upgrade to its award-winning Silver Efex Pro software, widely regarded by photographers as the leading black-and-white software solution on the market today. Silver Efex Pro 2 introduces new features that offer even more control over detail, contrast, and tonality, making it easier than ever to transform color photographs into stunning black-and-white images. Silver Efex Pro 2 includes new features such as the History Browser, Dynamic Brightness, Amplify Blacks, Amplify Whites, Soft Contrast, Fine Structure, Image Borders, and selective colorization, as well as a variety of speed and quality improvements.
Corel VideoStudio Pro
Takes advantage of the power of Intel's new chips
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA--(Marketwire - Jan. 5, 2011) - CES
Corel today announced that it is building new versions of Corel® VideoStudio® Pro and Corel® WinDVD® Pro optimized for 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processors – codenamed Sandy Bridge – to give users an even more fun and enjoyable video experience. Upcoming versions of VideoStudio Pro and WinDVD Pro will take advantage of the power of Intel's new chips to deliver enhanced performance and 3D capabilities.
Digital Anarchy Backdrop Designer
The plugin is for Adobe Photoshop CS5San Francisco — Jan. 5, 2011 — Digital Anarchy, a leading provider of smart image enhancement software for photographers and digital artists, today announced the availability of their Backdrop Designer plugin for Adobe Photoshop CS5. The software creates beautiful resolution-independent digital backdrops, very similar to expensive muslin drapes used in a photography studio. Backdrop Designer 1.5 is fully compatible with Photoshop CS5, Photoshop CS4 and 64-bit systems.
Adobe Releases New Updates
For Lightroom 3.3 and Camera Raw 6.3Adobe today announced the Lightroom 3.3 and Camera Raw 6.3 updates are available for immediate download on Adobe.com. Originally posted as release candidates on Adobe Labs, the final updates bring raw file support to 15 new popular camera models including Nikon D7000 and Canon Powershot S95, as well as lens profiles for over 60 new Nikon, Canon, Pentax and Sigma lenses. Available on Adobe Labs, the Lens Profile Downloader 1.0 - a free companion application to Lightroom 3, Photoshop CS5 and Camera Raw 6 - allows customers to search, download, rate and comment on over 300 lens correction profiles provided by the community. Photographers can create custom profiles for their own lenses and share them with the user community.