Adobe Updates Photoshop Products

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Adobe has released major updates across the entire Photoshop product line. Included in this upgrade to the x.3 version is Adobe Photoshop CS5, Lightroom 3, Camera RAW, DNG converter, and more.

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.2 and Camera RAW 6.2 Updates

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Adobe has released synchronized updates for Lightroom and ACR following  Release Candidate testing.  These updates are available for download from the Adobe Systems web site. These “dot” 2 versions of the Adobe workflow and RAW conversion software add several cameras, lenses, and minor to major bug fixes in response to user feedback.

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Lens Correction in ADOBE Lightroom 3 and ACR 6

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Adobe shows  early details of Lens Correction Solution   features in the upcoming release of Lightroom 3 and the  Camera RAW 6 plug-in for CS5 in online video.

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Lightroom 3 Beta 2 – What's New

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ADOBE Lightroom 3 is coming this June. The second beta release for testing now highlights the new technology for image processing that was only hinted at in the first release.  This new beast now has twists and curves.

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Sigma Photo Pro 4.0

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Sigma has released version 4.0 of their image processing software for users of the Foveon sensor based cameras. Versions for the large sensor DP1 and  DP2 compacts and for their DSLR models SD9, SD10, and SD14 are now available.

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Hyperprime 50mm f/0.95 Lens for Micro Four Thirds

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A Micro 4/3rds lens that is faster than your eye has been announced by Noktor. Shoot by the light of one candle? That is how fast this lens is! Is it real? Is it available?  At an introductory price of $750 this is a very interesting story.

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Haiti Earthquake Relief News

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Two good corporate citizens, Kodak and Canon have made donations to assist the disaster relief resulting from the January 2010 earthquake.

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Nikon & NASA

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Nikon returns to outer space! The President of Nikon, Michio Kariya, announced a Holiday gift to Nikon from NASA with an order of Nikon D3S DSLR’s for use on the Space Shuttle.

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Liquid Images Diver Mask

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Swimming along in tranquil waters with a snorkel gently burbling and suddenly there is a great fish to be photographed. Where is that camera trailing along on a tether?? Or just reach up, click the button on the mask and make the photo! Liquid Image’s photo mask to the rescue.

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Canon DSLR White Papers

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This resource from Canon should interest photographers from beginner to professional.  First time to repeat buyers looking to upgrade will find these documents a valuable stop in the quest to gather information to make that ‘next camera’ decision.

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Adobe Lightroom 3 Beta Overview

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Browsing through the new Lightroom reveals a variety of new features. New organization implementations and an improved RAW rendering and de-mosaic algorithm are major announced features. Adobe Labs has posted intro videos that are worth browsing for details.  Allowances need to made as this is a beta but by any other name, it has a […]

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Leica bypassing PMA 2010!

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Leica Camera AG of Solms, Germany has informed its dealer network that they will not be participating in the 2010 PMA show in Anaheim, California. This is the second such announcement from an important player in the photography industry following Canon USA’s announcement of the decision to skip PMA 2010.

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Canon USA skipping out on PMA 2010

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Canon USA has confirmed the surprising news that they will not be attending the 2010 Photo Marketing Association (PMA) show in Anaheim, California.

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The Hot Shoe Diaries

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Do you know how to light an elf or an airplane? Can you do it with small flashes? Photographer Joe McNally has and shares the secrets and the results in this unusual book on photography lighting.

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Fujifilm Instax Mini 7S Instant Camera

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Instant film photography is still alive. Fujifilm, following on the success of their Instax products in European and Asian markets, introduces a new instant film camera, the Instax Mini 7S to the U.S. market.

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Novoflex adapters for Micro Four Thirds

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Novoflex has announced more lens mount adapters for Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds cameras.
The ability to now use Leica M and Leica R mount lenses on Four Thirds bodies increases dramatically the availability of the best quality glass to users of these systems.

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Sony Alpha DSLR-A850 Announced

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 The latest full frame DSLR from Sony is a 24.6 megapixel entry that is charted to sell for less the $2000! Sony uses their EXMOOR CMOS sensor and dual image processing engines to produce fine quality high resolution output. The sensor is designed with wide angle lenses and high precision units from the Sony alpha […]

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KODAK First Quarter 2009 Earnings

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Cash Management was the headline topic during Eastman Kodak Company Chairman and CEO Antonio M. Perez and CFO Frank Sklarsky Earnings Conference Call for the First Quarter of 2009.

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Pulitzer Prizes 2009

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The Pulitzer Prizes for excellence in journalism and the arts have been announced for 2009. Photographers honored were from the Miami Herald and the New York Times.

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Sigma Streamlines Service

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Sigma Corporation has made available at their US website an online repair order form and payment information. A revamped Service page at the site, Sigma Online Mall Service Page, has tabs for both United States Customers and those Outside of the United States.  Online tracking is now available via a customer generated form. Contact information […]

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The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers. by Martin Evening. ADOBE PRESS published by Peachpit Press August, 2008. ISBN 0-321-55561-9. Martin Evening guides fellow photographers through Lightroom 2 in this book. The how and why are presented like a session in Lightroom. The philosophy of flexibility is continued from Evening’s Lightroom 1 […]

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Nikon Announces AF-S DX NIKKOR 35MM f/1.8G

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Nikon adds the fastest DX format lens yet to their lineup with the new AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G. This lens mounted on the smaller sensor cameras produces an image similar to the human field of vision. Rounded diaphragm blades and a fast construction add to the desirable image production capability of this lens from […]

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DNG – Format for the Future

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The Digital Negative file format, or DNG, from Adobe Systems is a universal RAW format file created to address issues facing digital photographers. The Standard Solution Need Camera Manufacturers using proprietary formats present challenges for photographers. Each RAW file type works with contemporary software, until the Manufacturer introduces new technology. Legacy issues of how to […]

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New Sigma 18-250mm DC OS HSM Lens

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Sigma Corporation announces a new superzoom lens January 15, 2009 The Optically Stabilized (OS) lens sports a 13.8 times zoom ratio. Sigma’s new lens features a wide focal length range from 18mm to 250mm at F3.5-6.3 with a minimum aperture of F22. Equipped with a HSM (Hyper-Sonic Motor), a minimum focusing distance of less than […]

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Olympus Rebrands Stylus Line

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Olympus Imaging America of Center Valley, Pennsylvania announced December 9, 2008 that the cameras known as Stylus SW will become known as Stylus Tough. Spring 2009 will bring expansion and new products to the line that will be referred to as Tough beginning  January 2009. The increasing desire among consumers according to Olympus for such […]

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