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Sunday, April 30, 2006

Sony's Cyber-shot M2 digital camera. Courtesy of Sony, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Review posted for Sony Cyber-shot DSC-M2
19:36 EDT - The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-M2 is about as unique a digital camera as could be imagined.

It packs a 3x zoom lens and high-resolution five megapixel sensor into a reasonably compact body, and offers generally good image quality as well as movies that are much better than average. The interface... (More)

Friday, April 28, 2006

aperture_box.jpg Apple sacks Aperture dev team?
14:02 EDT - Mac news site Think Secret has published an article stating that Apple has disbanded the team responsible for creating Aperture, its flagship imaging application.

According to the article, based on information from unspecified sources and cited in subsequent articles from the likes of CNet, Slashdot and The Inquirer, some engineers have been transferred to different... (More)

Thursday, April 27, 2006

Panasonic's Lumix DMC-LX1 digital camera. Courtesy of Panasonic, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Review posted for Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1
21:22 EDT - The Panasonic LX1 is a pretty unique digital camera.

It packs a 4x zoom lens into a surprisingly compact body and mates it to a 16:9 sensor with options for 4:3 or 3:2 aspect ratios, too. Panasonic throws in their excellent Mega OIS Optical Image Stabilization... (More)

Canon's PowerShot SD430 Digital ELPH Wireless. Courtesy of Canon, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Review posted for Canon PowerShot SD430!
17:08 EDT - The Canon PowerShot SD430 is an impressive little camera, with good image quality, and the flexibility to bring back good-looking pictures from a wide range of shooting situations.

You can wirelessly transfer its images to a Windows PC directly or through a router and print to any PictBridge printer wirelessly with the included print adapter. Its tiny case is sleek and sophisticated,... (More)

Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Casio: New 10mpix EXILIM digicam
15:51 EDT - In a worldwide announcement, electronics company Casio has today unveiled a new digital camera that takes its EXILIM lineup to a new resolution high

Just when you thought the megapixel war was over, the Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z1000 offers a whopping ten megapixel resolution from a 1/1.8"-type CCD sensor, coupled to Casio's proprietary EXILIM... (More)

JulieanneKost.jpg An Interview With Julieanne Kost
11:44 EDT - Fear of flying? No problem, just whip out your camera and take pictures of what you see passing by outside your window. That's what Adobe's Julieanne Kost has done for five years. In our interview, she discussed the creative process, the images and the techniques she used.

Adobe Senior Digital Imaging Evangelist Julieanne Kost has just published Window Seat, an engaging work in three parts based on the thousands of images she has photographed as she traveled all over the... (More)

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Kodak's EasyShare V610 digital camera. Courtesy of Kodak, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Kodak press event, V610 samples
19:05 EDT - Imaging Resource Publisher Dave Etchells today attended a Kodak press event in New York, and shares his thoughts on the products and technologies on show - as well as a number of exclusive sample images from the upcoming EasyShare V610 announced earlier today.

APRIL 25, NYC: Kodak's New York press event today announced three new products (two hardware and one software), and gave an interesting glimpse into some of the near-future technology the Kodak... (More)

Kodak announces EasyShare V610
16:24 EDT - Eastman Kodak Co. has today announced its new EasyShare V610 digital camera.

The Kodak EasyShare V610 is based on the twin-lens design concept that first debuted in the EasyShare V570 - a camera that included both a 39 - 117mm optical zoom lens, and a 23mm fixed focal-length lens,... (More)

Kodak's EasyShare-One / 6 MP digital camera. Courtesy of Kodak, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Kodak: New digicams, software
15:09 EDT - Eastman Kodak Co. has today announced two new digital camera models that both offer wireless connectivity - the EasyShare V610 with built-in Bluetooth, and the Easyshare-One / 6 MP with optional 802.11b WiFi.

The Kodak EasyShare-One / 6 MP is a fairly straightforward update of the existing EasyShare-One model that was announced in January 2005. Where the original EasyShare-One featured a CCD imager with an... (More)

Monday, April 24, 2006

Olympus' SP-310 digital camera. Courtesy of Olympus, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Review posted for Olympus SP-310
18:20 EDT - The 7.1-megapixel, 3x-zoom Olympus SP-310 is an excellent performer where it counts: printed image quality.

It has a wealth of features in a surprisingly compact body; and though it's not the most attractive design (in our eyes, anyway) you'll start to like it right away when you shoot with it. Featuring a full... (More)

Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FZ7 digital camera. Courtesy of Panasonic, with modifications by Imaging Resource. Review posted for Panasonic FZ7
18:15 EDT - The Panasonic FZ7 is the latest in what's become a long line of long-zoom, optically-stabilized digital cameras from Panasonic.

Like other recent members of the line, the FZ7 combines good image quality, responsive handling, and very effective optical image stabilization in a very attractively-priced digital camera. Its range of... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: The Plugin Site Released the MacOS X Version of LightMachine
11:22 EDT - April 24, 2006 - The Plugin Site ( released the MacOS X version of LightMachine, a plugin for performing all kinds of light adjustments in photos. LightMachine combines shadow/highlight, virtual lighting and color-based correction tools for performing sophisticated corrections without the need for time-consuming selections and layer stacks. It lets you selectively correct photos... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: Mamiya Transfers Camera and Optical Division
11:10 EDT - Elmsford, NY, April 24, 2006 - Mamiya O/P has announced that its Optical Equipment Division, manufacturer of the leading medium format cameras and lenses will be transferred to a new company. The new company, Cosmo Digital Imaging Company, Ltd. was formed by Cosmos Scientific Systems, Inc., a leading company in IT technology. Cosmo Digital Imaging will be able to combine its software expertise with... (More)

Saturday, April 22, 2006

Sean Reid and
11:46 EDT - Sean Reid's unique subscription-based website should be on the destination list of every serious photographer on the 'net. Look for some of Sean's writing to come to Imaging Resource in the near future!

The Internet can be a tough place to make a living, or even to find support for efforts at serious dialog and analysis. When it comes to supporting a website, there are two basic models: Advertising (including... (More)

Friday, April 21, 2006

FotoNation's logo. Click here to visit the FotoNation website! PRESS RELEASE: FotoNation Wins John Henshall's 2006 "Chip Shop Award"
19:03 EDT - FotoNation Wins For Innovative Technology of Benefit to the Whole Digital Photographic Industry April 21, 2006, Burlingame, CA -- FotoNation Inc. ( ), one of the world's leading imaging and connectivity solutions companies for the digital photography industry, announced today that it has won John Henshall's 2006 "CHIP SHOP Award" ( ) for Innovative... (More)

Mamiya's ZD Digital SLR. Courtesy of Mamiya, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Mamiya to sell camera business
10:12 EDT - A press release posted on the Japanese website of Mamiya-OP Co. Ltd. today announces that it is to sell its optical instruments business to another company.

Mamiya-OP was formed in October 1992, after the merger of Mamiya Camera Co. Ltd. with Olympic Co. Ltd., a company that manufactured both electronic equipment and fishing tackle. The newly formed company... (More)

Thursday, April 20, 2006

PRESS RELEASE: Kingston Delivers New U3-Powered Smart Drive
23:58 EDT - Kingston U3 DataTraveler USB Smart Drive Combines Storage with Leading Software: Pass2Go, ACDSee, and Zinio FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. -- Kingston Technology Company, Inc. has introduced the Kingston U3 DataTraveler, a U3TM powered smart drive that helps streamline and support the "digital life" experience. Available in capacities up to 2 GB and smaller than a pack of gum, the latest Kingston® U3... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: Light Crafts Drops LightZone Price, Introduces LightZone RT
23:52 EDT - PALO ALTO, Calif. -- April 17, 2006 -- Light Crafts, Inc., has reduced the suggested retail price for its award-winning software LightZone to $149.95. Designed and built from the ground up for professionals and other serious photographers, LightZone is available for computers running Windows and Mac OS X. The new Universal version runs natively on both PowerPC- and Intel-based Mac computers. Version... (More)

Olympus' FE-110 digital camera. Courtesy  of Olympus, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Full review posted for Olympus FE-110!
08:32 EDT - The 5.0-megapixel Olympus FE-110 is a bare-bones, entry-level digital camera well-suited for travel snapshots.

Its body design is relatively compact, with very few external controls. Offering automatic exposure control and only a couple of exposure options, the FE-110 handles average bright shooting conditions... (More)

Sony announces DSLR branding (UPDATED)
00:01 EDT - Sony Electronics Inc. has today announced its planned brand name under which it will market digital SLR products this summer.

Sony announced DSLR plans last January, shortly after purchasing parts of Konica Minolta's camera business including the rights to the company's Maxxum / Dynax lens mount system. No details on the specifics... (More)

Wednesday, April 19, 2006

PixelGenius' PhotoKit Color logo. Courtesy of PixelGenius LLC. Click here to visit the PixelGenius website! PRESS RELEASE: PixelGenius Ships PhotoKit Color 2.0
09:01 EDT - Chicago - April 18th, 2006 - Pixel Genius, LLC ships PhotoKit(TM) Color 2.0. PhotoKit Color 2.0 replaces PhotoKit Color 1.0, an Adobe® Photoshop® Automate Plug-in that applies precise color corrections, automatic color balancing and creative coloring effects. With a retail price of $99.95, PhotoKit Color 2.0 offers a comprehensive set of coloring tools for Photoshop CS and Photoshop CS2 for... (More)

LifePics' logo. Click to visit the LifePics website! PRESS RELEASE: Woodman's Markets Partners with LifePics for Digital Imaging Services
08:02 EDT - Boulder, CO, April 18, 2006 - LifePics today announced that it is now the digital imaging services provider for Woodman's Markets, a major food retailer based in Janesville, WI. Woodman's will use the LifePics online imaging solution to allow its customers to upload digital photos and pick up prints in an hour at eleven stores across Wisconsin and Illinois. Woodman's will also offer a variety of... (More)

Digital Foci: New multi-flash reader
07:54 EDT - California-based Digital Foci Inc. has today revealed its latest flash-card reader product, the Memory Card Gateway.

Available in three colors - Lucid Purple, Midnight Gray, and Crystal Blue - the Memory Card Gateway is compatible with both Windows and Mac OS operating systems, as well as Linux. It offers USB 2.0 Hi-Speed... (More)

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Kingston Technology's logo. Click to visit the Kingston website! PRESS RELEASE: Legendary Photographer Harry Benson Offers Six Tips That Helped Shape His Amazing Career At Kingston's Icons Of Photography Web Site
14:25 EDT - Web Site Designed to Inspire/ Educate Photographers at All Levels with Tips and Techniques from World-Class Pros Fountain Valley, CA - April 15, 2006 - Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, announced that legendary photojournalist Harry Benson will be the featured photographer on Kingston's Icons of Photography Web site beginning today. Icons of Photography... (More)

Canon's EOS 30D digital SLR. Courtesy of Canon, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Full review posted for Canon EOS-30D!
13:41 EDT - The length of the "Pro" list next to the (very few) "Cons" at the conclusion of our review will give you some idea of the quality and capability of the Canon EOS-30D.

The exceptional nature of the Canon 30D should come as no surprise though, given that it's a refinement of an already superb digital SLR, brought up to date with a few features the market's been wanting.... (More)

Monday, April 17, 2006

Coin-sized LCD projector lets you see the bigger picture
13:10 EDT - A news article on the website of the Korea Times newspaper reports on an interesting new technology that promises the ability for digicams and camera phones to allow displays larger than you'd expect from a compact body.

The article discusses a technology preview by South Korean company Iljin Display, which is demonstrating a new, remarkably small LCD panel laser projector. With a width of only 0.24 inches, the LCD panel... (More)

PRESS RELEASE:™ Releases New Photographing Kids DVD
12:32 EDT - DVD Provides Expert Advice and Easy Tips and Tricks for Family Photography. REDMOND, Washington (PRWEB) April 17, 2006 --™, the worldwide leader in online photography education, today announced that President Jim Miotke's latest DVD, Photographing Kids is now available via Digital photography has become ubiquitous, and most new digital camera owners want to know... (More)

Saturday, April 15, 2006

FINALLY! - SLRgear & Photo of the Day are back online!
12:35 EDT - After much travail, the server hosting the SLRgear and Photo of the Day sites (as well as our digital camera "gallery" shots) is back online.

This took way, way longer than it should have, about the only good thing to say about it is that we're appropriately chastised and much the wiser. A disk crash took one of our servers offline Tuesday... (More)

Friday, April 14, 2006

PRESS RELEASE: Carbonite Invites Public to Join Beta Test of New Online Backup Service for Consumers
07:48 EDT - Company Will Accept Limited Number of Beta Users for Service That Automatically Backs Up PCs over the Internet for $5 per Month. BOSTON, MASS. (PRWEB) April 13, 2006 -- Carbonite ( ), Inc., the only provider of inexpensive, "set and forget" online PC backup ( ) services to consumers, is opening its public beta to 1,000 additional users on a first-come,... (More)

SLRgear & Photo of the Day Status Update
02:32 EDT - Almost there!

We've installed a new operating system and restored our applications to the new hard drive. But we've just begun testing them before going live again. The Picture of the Day Contest has tested well but... (More)

Thursday, April 13, 2006

Apple Releases Aperture 1.1
14:09 EDT - New Raw decoding and controls with other enhancements are accompanied by a new price, too. Aperture 1.1 is just $299 and available as a free update to 1.0 users.

Apple today released Aperture 1.1 with new Raw controls and improved Raw decoding using custom parameters. A new Color Meter tool can sample color values from any area of an image. And the new version... (More)

SLRgear & Photo of the Day Status Update
00:27 EDT - We've replaced the hardware and are reinstalling the software, expecting to be back up later today.

A drive failure Tuesday took down our SLRgear and Picture of the Day sites. We replaced the hardware yesterday and started the process of reinstalling the operating system and application files from our... (More)

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

PRESS RELEASE: Extensis Announces Updates for Portfolio 8
16:51 EDT - Free Updates Include Added RAW Camera and MS Office Support for Digital Asset Management Needs PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 12, 2006--Extensis, a division of Celartem Inc., today released two free updates to Portfolio 8 -- the leading Digital Asset Management (DAM) solution for creative professionals. These updates include two file format support filters, which add support for Microsoft... (More)

SanDisk's logo. Click here to visit the SanDisk website! PRESS RELEASE: SanDisk Sponsors 2006 Red Sea UnderWater Photography Competition In Israel
15:06 EDT - SUNNYVALE, CA APRIL 12, 2006 - SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) will sponsor the Red Sea International Underwater Photo competition in Eliat, Israel on April 24 - 29. The contest is already attracting photographers from all over the world, representing Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Hungary, Poland, Philippines, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, and the USA. The participating... (More)

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Hardware problems! - SLRgear & Photo of the Day are down...
17:24 EDT - Ouch! Hardware problems take SLRgear & Photo of the Day offline!

Just a quick note, thanks to those who wrote in to let us know the sites were down: The server handling the bulk of our Photo of the Day and traffic developed a file system problem earlier... (More)

Canon Japan discontinued EOS 20Da?
12:14 EDT - A report today on technology website Engadget suggests that Canon will soon end sales of its EOS 20Da digital SLR.

A little more than a year after it was first announced in Japan, notes have appeared on the company's Japanese website indicating that it will stop accepting orders from April 21st, 2006. There doesn't... (More)

Monday, April 10, 2006

BuddyBackup's logo. Click here to visit the BuddyBackup website! DataBarracks offers unusual backup solution
16:47 EDT - One of the biggest dilemmas faced by anybody who regularly uses computers - photographer or otherwise - is how to ensure that your data remains safe from harm by equipment failures, viruses and the like.

A London, England-based company called DataBarracks has today unveiled a rather unique solution to the problem, relying on the fact that large hard drives and broadband connections are fairly ubiquitous... (More)

Accessory Review: Photoflex First Studio Product Kit
16:13 EDT - A nylon tent, two lightweight stands with two 250-watt bulb lamps and you're in the product shot business -- with no compromises.

Photoflex has recently introduced its LiteIgloo kit, a nylon tent in three sizes, and bundled the medium-sized one with a couple of lights and stands to make up the $249.95 First Studio Product Kit. We... (More)

March Picture of the Month Winners + Tips!
16:00 EDT - We chose "Silk And Glitter," "bliss," and "colors in my lens" as Photo of the Month contest winners for March. Congratulations to Branko Radonjic, jcsuperstar, and Lucian Baraitaru!

Another rich month came and went, and now a new trio of winners. I got some good feedback from folks to my query about listing "honorable mentions" along with this lineup of award winners, all in the... (More)

Canon: Rebates on Rebel XT, 5D and more
13:54 EDT - Canon USA has announced a new rebate scheme offering up to $300 off on selected products including some of its most popular digital SLRs.

The rebates, which must be fulfilled by mail, offer $300 to customers purchasing the EOS 5D full-frame digital SLR, and $100 to those purchasing the EOS Digital Rebel XT. Rebates on a variety of EF-mount... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: SeeFile Introduces Revolutionary Pro Photography Software For Ordering Prints and Images Online
13:08 EDT - --New SeeFile E-Commerce module, priced at $500. --Allows photographers to price and sell images and prints individually --New shopping cart feature enables customers to buy prints or images instantly --Still enables easy file management and photographer/customer communication --No uploads or service provider required - runs from photographer's computer --For more information visit (More)

Saturday, April 8, 2006

Review Update: Kodak EasyShare V570!
12:17 EDT - The Kodak V570 presents an interesting problem for us. It's a camera with a lot in the plus column and a lot in the minus column; yet it still nets out as a positive experience.

We really like the camera for its unique dual lens arrangement that includes a surprisingly useful 23mm wide angle lens, but its image quality really isn't as good as it could be for a 5 megapixel camera.... (More)

Friday, April 7, 2006

iss-eclipse.jpg Total Solar Eclipse Photographed From Intl. Space Station
11:46 EDT - So what's a total solar eclipse look like if you're orbiting the earth instead of looking up at the sun? NASA answers that one with an image sporting the most shadow detail ever taken .

According to a post on NASA's Web site, "The International Space Station (ISS) was in position to view the umbral (ground) shadow cast by the Moon as it moved between the Sun and the Earth during the... (More)

Diglloyd Tests MacBook Pro Raw Conversion
11:16 EDT - How does Apple's new Intel-based MacBook Pro compare with the company's fastest desktop system? Lloyd Chambers converted 30 Nikon and 30 Canon images to find out.

Photographer Lloyd Chambers has posted a comparison of Raw file conversion on a MacBook Pro and a PowerMac Quad on his diglloyd Web site. He converted 30 Nikon NEF files shot on a D2X to Excellent quality... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: Canto announces support for Apple's new Intel-based Macs with up-coming Cumulus 7 Release
11:06 EDT - Cumulus 7 to deliver comprehensive workflow and authentication capabilities April 5, 2006 - San Francisco. Canto, a global leader in Digital Asset Management (DAM) solutions, today announced that Cumulus 7, the next version of its DAM product line, will run natively on both Power PC and Intel-based Macintosh computers. The groundbreaking upgrade will combine powerful workflow capabilities along with... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: Bibble Labs releases 4.7 update with Perfectly Clear Technology
10:52 EDT - Other improvements include support for new cameras and new features/fixes. WPPI 2006 Las Vegas, NV (April 7th, 2006) -- Bibble Labs, Inc. today announced immediate availability of version 4.7 of its popular Raw Workflow software. Building upon the recent seamless integration of Noise Ninja technology, Bibble 4.7 fully integrates Athentech's DIMA Award winning Perfectly Clear® automatic image... (More)

Samsung: Three new Digimax cameras
04:38 EDT - Samsung USA has recently (and rather quietly) released three new cameras which have just come to our attention.

The Samsung Digimax S500, S600 and S800 are closely related models with sensor resolutions of five, six and eight megapixels respectively. The S500 and S600 share identical bodies with 35 - 105mm-equivalent... (More)

Thursday, April 6, 2006

PRESS RELEASE: DXO Image Masters Showcase Gains Momentum
19:59 EDT - DxO Labs' photo gallery gains strength as seven new pros come on board, including Alain Briot, Katrin Eismann and Gerry Kopelow PARIS, France, April 6 -- DxO Labs welcomes seven new professional photographers to the DxO Image Masters showcase. The electronic photo gallery, which can be viewed at, features photographs by professionals and rising... (More)

Sony announces Cyber-shot DSC-T30
00:00 EDT - Sony Electronics has today announced a new digital camera model that updates the Cyber-shot DSC-T9 announced last November.

Changes in the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T30 include a new 7.2 effective megapixel CCD imager, with a higher maximum ISO sensitivity of 1000. There's also a larger 3.0" LCD display versus the 2.5"... (More)

Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Canon's EOS 5D digital SLR. Courtesy of Canon, with modifications by Michael R. Tomkins. Full review posted for Canon EOS-5D
16:05 EDT - In the "it's about time" category, we're happy to announce that we've finally posted our full-length review for the Canon EOS-5D full-frame d-SLR.

Having knocked upwards of $4,000 off the cost of entry to full-frame 35mm digital shooting, the Canon 5D is currently a hot model, or at least one that many people are seriously evaluating. We found it... (More)

FotoNation's logo. Click here to visit the FotoNation website! PRESS RELEASE: FotoNation Announces Face Tracker For Camera Phones At CTIA
15:40 EDT - "Locks" Faces in Camera Phones for Optimal Focus, Exposure, and White Balance April 5, 2006, Las Vegas, NV - FotoNation, Inc. ( ), one of the world's leading award-winning imaging and connectivity solutions companies for the digital photography industry, announced today FotoNation Face Tracker for camera phones. Face Tracker uses a radically new approach to identify and... (More)

Tuesday, April 4, 2006

Leica unveils C-LUX 1 digicam
19:48 EDT - Leica Camera AG has announced a new digital camera model that mirrors an existing camera from its partner, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Co.

The new Leica C-LUX 1 is the equivalent of Panasonic's Lumix DMC-FX01 digital camera, a compact six megapixel model with image stabilized 3.6x optical zoom lens. Changes between the two models are mostly... (More)

Jay Maisel Retrospective to Open at HMCP
7:45 EDT - Jay Maisel's bold, graphic, saturated color images are showcased in "Retrospective," the new photography exhibit opening April 6 at The Hallmark Museum of Contemporary Photography. Maisel, photographing since 1954, has selected works from his career as an advertising, corporate and editorial photographer based in New York City. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, April 8 from 1-5 p.m.... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: Iridient Digital Releases RAW Developer 1.4.7 Update for Mac OS X
17:04 EDT - The RAW Developer 1.4.7 maintenance update contains the following important changes: New Features - Support added for Canon 30D - Support added for Olympus E-330 Improvements - Much improved detection and elimination of "dead" columns and "dead" pixels for Phase One digital backs System Requirements - Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later - PowerPC G4 or G5 processor - QuickTime 6.4 or later RAW Developer... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: Prosoft Engineering Announces Universal Binary Support For Picture Rescue
17:01 EDT - PLEASANTON, Calif. -- April 4, 2006 -- Prosoft Engineering, Inc., the developers of easy-to-use, award-winning utilities, announced that the latest version of Picture Rescue now supports Intel-based Macs. Current owners of Picture Rescue are able to download the FREE update from the Web site at "Picture Rescue is the easiest and most effective... (More)

Kodak: Bluetooth camera plans?
08:36 EDT - A news article on tech website Engadget suggests that Eastman Kodak Co. is working on a new Bluetooth module for digital cameras.

The module doesn't look to be designed for user installation, and was unearthed courtesy of information disclosed as part of an FCC filing procedure. We've seen bluetooth cameras in the past, for example... (More)

Monday, April 3, 2006

XtraLean Releases Shutterbug 2.0
14:55 EDT - Web creator adds iPhoto integration, password protection and more.

XtraLean has released version 2.0 of its $49.95 Shutterbug [M] Web site builder that creates image galleries based on style templates. Version 2 adds iPhoto integration, password protection, the ability... (More)

Light Crafts Releases LightZone 1.3
14:34 EDT - The second update in a week provides an RGB mode in ZoneMapper and more Raw file support.

Light Crafts has again updated ZightZone, its cross-platform image editing solution based on the Zone System, introducing Color Cast and Color Balance tools in addition to improved noise reduction, new... (More)

Saturday, April 1, 2006

Fujifilm Offers $100 Rebate on FinePix S9000
00:32 EST - Take a hundred off on Fujifilm's 9-Mp, 10x zoom until June 30.

Fujifilm has announced a $100 rebate between April 1 and June 30 on its $699 FinePix S900, featuring a 9.0-Mp sensor, 10.7x zoom lens and articulated LCD. The rebate is valid on FinePix S9000 purchases... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: New WhiBal Reference Card Available at Lower Cost
00:19 EST - WhiBal RAW: The latest G6 version of the WhiBal White Balance Reference Card continues to offer certified neutrality in a simplified 1-card design optimized for both RAW and JPEG shooters. MELBOURNE, Fla. -- With more than 10,000 units sold worldwide, WhiBal has become a defacto standard for click based White Balance setting in all RAW converters as well as image editors including Photoshop. New... (More)

PRESS RELEASE: Take Control of your Digital Photographs with BatchPhoto
00:07 EST - DiVision Software has released BatchPhoto v. 1.3, a powerful Windows photo manipulation program that makes it easy to touch up, transform, apply effects, and rename hundreds of photos in a single operation. Instead of enhancing and adjusting pictures individually, BatchPhoto lets you select a group of images, define a series of edits, and apply them in a single operation. You can even give your files... (More)

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