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Apple's iPhoto Books
Hardcover books make great gifts
Apple's iPhoto Books

Mother's Day is coming up and a popular Mother's Day gift idea is create a personalized, professionally printed iPhoto Book of favorite family vacations or photos of grandchildren. With Apple's large-sized iPhoto Books starting at only $19.99, dads and kids can stay under budget and give a unique gift that is bound to touch a mom's heart. For more details, visit: http://www.apple.com/ilife/iphoto/print-products.html.

The Cut Off Date to get photo books printed and delivered by May 10:

Order by April 27 to get books delivered using Standard Shipping
Order by April 30 to get books delivered using Express Shipping


Photo/Graphic Edges 7.0 Platinum Edition
Features 32 edge, border and frame effects
Photo/Graphic Edges 7.0 Platinum Edition

Photo/Graphic Edges 7.0 Platinum Edition is an amazing program for adding edges, borders, frames and accents to images. With almost three times the number of effects as the previous version, this is a significant release for Photo/Graphic Edges which first debuted in 1994 as Auto FX Software’s first product. PGE 7.0 Platinum Edition now includes 32 edge, border and frame effects along with an updated interface, rendering engine, content management and previewing system.


Dxomark.com Ranks Olympus Sensors
E-410 DSLR and SP-570 UZ
Dxomark.com Ranks Olympus Sensors

Paris, France – March 31, 2009 – DxO Labs announces today the publication of detailed RAW-based image quality data and DxOMark Sensor rankings on its popular www.dxomark.com website for two additional cameras, the Olympus E-410 D-SLR, and a bridge model, the Olympus SP-570 UZ.


Nik Software Updates Color Efex Pro 3.0
Now compatible with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
Nik Software Updates Color Efex Pro 3.0

Boston, MA (Photoshop World, Booth #411) – March 25, 2009 - Nik Software announces today that Color Efex Pro 3.0, its popular digital photographic filters for retouching and creative enhancements, is now available for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.3 and higher. The update is free to current owners of Color Efex Pro 3.0.


Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.3 and Camera Raw 5.3
Updates are available now
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.3 and Camera Raw 5.3Adobe has released Photoshop Lightroom 2.3 and Camera Raw 5.3, available immediately for download at www.adobe.com/downloads/updates/. The Lightroom 2.3 and Camera Raw 5.3 updates, originally posted as release candidates for community testing on Jan. 23, provide raw file support for the newly-released Nikon D3X and Olympus E-30 cameras.

ACDSee Pro 3
Latest version available for public beta testing
ACDSee Pro 3VICTORIA, British Columbia – ACD Systems International Inc. is accelerating photography workflow with the development of ACDSee™ Pro 3, a new version now available for public beta testing. Anticipated for full release in the fall, ACDSee Pro 3 retains the same fast and flexible features photographers rely upon for their creative work and incorporates an enhanced user experience that delivers a professional level of support at a tremendous value – less than half the cost of other workflow applications.

Nik Software Plug-in Update
Viveza now available for Lightroom 2
Nik Software Plug-in UpdateLas Vegas, NV (PMA Booth #U221) – March 3, 2009 – Nik Software announces today that Viveza, its popular digital photographic plug-in filter is now available for Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 2 and higher. The update is free to current owners of Viveza.

ACDSee Pro for Mac
App enters beta testing
ACDSee Pro for MacVICTORIA, British Columbia – The wait is over for professional photographers who want a faster, affordable, all-in-one photography workflow system to use on their Macs. ACD Systems International Inc. today opened beta testing for its new ACDSee™ Pro Photo Manager for Mac, the first version of the company’s acclaimed Pro Photo Manager software for Mac applications.

Nik Software Available at Apple Stores
Updates are available now
Nik Software Available at Apple StoresLas Vegas, NV (PMA Booth #U221) – March 2, 2009 – Nik Software, Inc. announces today that its award-winning line-up of photographic plug-ins for Adobe® Photoshop®, Photoshop Elements and Apple® Aperture® are now available for purchase through Apple sales channels.  The full range of Nik Software products is now available online at Apple.com. Apple stores that focus on supporting graphics and photographic professionals now also carry the Nik Software’s Complete Collection for Aperture. This specially priced bundle of all Nik Software plug-ins includes Dfine 2.0, Viveza, Color Efex Pro 3, Silver Efex Pro and Sharpener Pro 3.

Adobe Releases Photoshop 11.0.1 Update
Fixes slowdowns and crashes
Adobe Releases Photoshop 11.0.1 UpdateAdobe has released an update to its Photoshop software, available immediately for existing Photoshop CS4 users. The Photoshop 11.0.1 update addresses key issues reported by customers that may impact performance.

Corel Painter 11 Unveiled Today
New version delivers enhanced brushes
Corel Painter 11 Unveiled TodayOttawa, ON – February 24, 2009 – Corel Corporation (NASDAQ: CREL; TSX: CRE) today introduced Corel Painter 11, the newest edition of the world's leading painting and illustration software. With more than 40 new and enhanced features, Painter 11 provides the most inventive drawing and painting tools available, making it the ultimate art studio for those ready to expand their definition of creativity.

onOne Software Plug-In Suite 4.5 and FocalPoint 1.1
Both updates are now available
onOne Software Plug-In Suite 4.5 and FocalPoint 1.1 Portland, OR - February 23, 2009 – onOne Software, Inc., a leading developer of time-saving software solutions for professional and advanced amateur photographers, today announced the immediate availability of Plug-in Suite 4.5 and FocalPoint 1.1.  Plug-In Suite 4.5 is the latest version of onOne Software's Photoshop plug-in collection, which combines the recently announced FocalPoint 1.1, Genuine Fractals 6 Professional Edition, PhotoTools 2 Professional Edition and PhotoFrame 4 Professional Edition in addition to Mask Pro 4 and PhotoTune 2.2.

onOne Software’s PhotoTools 2 Now Available
Software adds new features and effects
onOne Software’s PhotoTools 2 Now AvailablePortland, OR – February 17, 2009– onOne Software, Inc., a leading developer of time-saving software solutions for professional and advanced amateur photographers, today announced the immediate availability of PhotoTools 2 Standard and Professional Edition. PhotoTools 2 is a flexible yet powerful plug-in for Adobe Photoshop CS2, CS3 and CS4 that utilizes the power of Photoshop Actions to provide a range of imaging tools including effects, corrections and production automation in a full-featured interface.

Alien Skin Software Announces Holiday Sale
Plug-ins 20% off through December 24
Alien Skin Software Announces Holiday SaleRaleigh, North Carolina –– Alien Skin Software is beginning its first ever store-wide sale.  All of its award-winning Photoshop plug-ins are 20% off through December 24, 2008.  No coupon codes are necessary. The shopping cart in the web store will reflect the 20% discount.

Imagenomic Releases Portraiture 2
Advanced Controls to Enhance Retouching Process
Imagenomic Releases Portraiture 2Alexandria, Virginia -- December 10, 2008 – Imagenomic LLC announced today the release of Portraiture 2, a significant upgrade to its award-winning Portraiture Plug-in for Adobe® Photoshop®.  This new product edition features an array of advanced controls to further enhance the accuracy and refinement of the skin retouching process, and adds new capabilities for accelerating workflow performance, as well as new techniques for creating striking and fashionable finishing looks.  From natural-looking skin smoothening with detailed pore level retention, to high-contrast and glamour effects for professional advertising campaigns, Portraiture 2 is both a powerful productivity and special effects tool for Photoshop users, and is compatible with the latest versions of Adobe Photoshop Elements® and Creative Suite®, including full support for CS4 32 and 64-bit versions.

New Adobe Updates
Just Released: Camera Raw 5.2 and DNG Converter 5.2
New Adobe UpdatesAdobe has released an update to its Photoshop Camera Raw plug-in, available immediately as a free download on Adobe.com. Adobe Camera Raw 5.2 extends raw file support to an additional seven camera models, including the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Panasonic DMC LX3. This update provides several new enhancements including the Targeted Adjustment Tool for on-image refinements and output sharpening for print or screen output. Also, users now have the ability to create a snapshot of all adjustments made to an image as a bookmark for future reference.

Tiffen Dfx v2.0 For CS4
New Plug-in Compatibility with Adobe Photoshop
Tiffen Dfx v2.0 For CS4Hauppauge, New York, October 17, 2008 – In conjunction with Adobe’s release of its Photoshop Creative Suite 4 for Windows, Tiffen is pleased to announce the availability of a new Dfx v2.0 plug-in specifically for Adobe CS4 owners wanting to take advantage of 64 bit capability.

New onOne Software Releases
Introducing the new Genuine Fractals 6, PhotoTools 2 and Plug-in Suite 4.5
New onOne Software Releases

New York, NY (October 23, 2008) PhotoPlus Expo Booth #1055 – onOne Software, Inc., a leading developer of innovative software tools for photographers, today announced Genuine Fractals 6 Professional Edition and Genuine Fractals 6 Standard Edition. Genuine Fractals 6 adds several new features designed to help photographers get the best enlargements possible. These new features include texture presets, a new gallery wrap function, batch processing, tiling for smaller printers and support for Adobe® Photoshop® CS4, Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom® 2.


Nik Software Announces Complete Collection
Five Great Plug-ins for Apple Aperture
Nik Software Announces Complete Collection

New York, NY (Photo Plus Expo, Booth #1448) – October 23, 2008 – Nik Software today announced the availability of its new Complete Collection for Aperture, bringing all of the company’s award-winning digital imaging software products to Apple’s groundbreaking photo editing and management software. This Aperture specific bundle is available at a new low price of $299.95.


onOne Software Releases PhotoFrame 4
Includes Support for Lightroom 2 and Aperture 2.1
onOne Software Releases PhotoFrame 4

Portland, OR – October 16, 2008 – onOne Software, Inc., a leading developer of innovative software tools for photographers, today announces the immediate availability of two upgrades to their award-winning PhotoFrame plug-in. PhotoFrame 4 Professional and Standard Editions are designed to help photographers add the perfect finishing touch to digital photos.




 
 

 
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