Category Archives: Software

Adobe Deal

The move to subscription software is in full swing and the pressure to sign up is getting stronger.  Adobe is now offering the Photoshop CC/Lightroom 5 package for $9.99 a month even if you don’t own a previous version of … Continue reading

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New Creative Cloud package from Adobe

Looks like “crowd-voicing”—as in large numbers of people complaining very pointedly and loudly—can sometimes have an effect, even on really big companies. If you use an Adobe photo editing product, you’ve probably followed the mini-firestorm of debate that ensued after … Continue reading

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Forced Change

Get ready to say goodbye to Adobe’s Creative Suite. It’s the end of the road for the array of conventional boxed software applications previously available as individual programs like Photoshop, Premiere Pro, or InDesign, or packaged as targeted suites.  Adobe … Continue reading

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Good News

With the rapidly changing digital landscape it’s difficult to bank on anything for very long.  When Google acquired Nik Software a while back, there was considerable concern as to the future of the whole family of extremely popular Nik programs … Continue reading

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Software Transitions

Things change in business and industry all the time.  Some changes have little or no impact on personal/professional activities while others can (at least potentially) become a direct hit. Nik Software has gained a sterling reputation in the image editing … Continue reading

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Imaging Computers

While much of the emphasis in discussions of digital photography hardware revolves around camera bodies and lenses, the computer component is critically important too, at least if you value your time as part of the equation.  It’s the combination of … Continue reading

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Real, and Maybe Real

Real. Some things we know are going to happen—like the next iteration of Adobe Photoshop.  This comes around every couple of years or so and there’s always a lot of grumbling… some at the cost of upgrades, and some at … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

It’s been a busy year so far and without a doubt there’s more to come.  Here’s a short rundown. Adobe Lightroom 4 has just been released.  There are some pretty big changes that should appeal to most users and the … Continue reading

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Data Loss

If you’ve been shooting for any length of time you’ve probably had the extremely unsettling experience of having something go wrong with image files somewhere along the chain.  It can ruin your whole day!  Sometimes you can recover from the … Continue reading

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More News

Canon. It’s official—within a month or so you’ll be able to add a PowerShot G1 X to your photo tool kit and have a fairly small but serious “go almost anywhere” camera with a sensor more than 6 times larger … Continue reading

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