Category: Software

Friday, April 20, 2018

Capture One 11.1 Provides New Resource Hub, Expanded Camera Support and Improved Workflow

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Capture One 11.1 is a new feature release to the industry’s premier RAW conversion and image editing software. Improved Styles and presets workflow, support for 11 new cameras, including Sony A7 Mk III and Fuji X-H1 and 10 new lenses, including Tamron lenses for both Nikon and Canon, and an all-new Resource Hub are among the latest updates.   

Capture One 11.1 is a new feature release to the industry’s premier RAW conversion and image editing software. Improved Styles and presets workflow, support for 11 new cameras, including Sony A7 Mk III and Fuji X-H1 and 10 new lenses, including Tamron lenses for both Nikon and Canon, and an…

Thursday, April 12, 2018

New Update to Luminar 2018 Offers Snappier Performance and 300 Improvements

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Skylum Software today released the latest free update to Luminar 2018 which brings significant performance enhancements, improved RAW conversion and key-feature parity of Mac and Windows versions with Batch processing, Free Transform, and Flip and Rotate features on Windows.

Visit the Luminar web site to try it out for free, and remember to use coupon code "PHOTOBLOG" to save $10/£9 on the asking price.

Skylum Software today released the latest free update to Luminar 2018 which brings significant performance enhancements, improved RAW conversion and key-feature parity of Mac and Windows versions with Batch processing, Free Transform, and Flip and Rotate features on Windows. Visit the Luminar web site to try it out for free…

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

​DaVinci Resolve 15 from ​Blackmagic Design

Mark Goldstein | Software
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DaVinci Resolve 15 fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, adds even more audio tools plus hundreds of new features and improvements that editors and colorists have asked for. A public beta of DaVinci Resolve 15 will be available today and for immediate download from the Blackmagic Design website.

DaVinci Resolve 15 fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, adds even more audio tools plus hundreds of new features and improvements that editors and colorists have asked for. A public beta of DaVinci Resolve 15 will be available today and for immediate download from the Blackmagic Design website.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Final Cut Pro X Update Introduces ProRes RAW Format

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Final Cut Pro 10.4.1 introduces a groundbreaking format from Apple, ProRes RAW, which combines the visual and workflow benefits of RAW video with the performance of ProRes.

Final Cut Pro 10.4.1 will be available on April 9 as a free update for existing users, and for $299.99 (US) for new users on the Mac App Store.

Final Cut Pro 10.4.1 introduces a groundbreaking format from Apple, ProRes RAW, which combines the visual and workflow benefits of RAW video with the performance of ProRes.Final Cut Pro 10.4.1 will be available on April 9 as a free update for existing users, and for $299.99 (US) for new users…

Thursday, March 29, 2018

MAGIX Software Photostory Premium VR

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Photostory Premium VR from MAGIX Software is its first virtual reality software. The program includes an extensive set of VR functions, the full functionality of Photostory Deluxe and numerous additional effects. Photostory Premium VR costs £109.99.

MAGIX has also announced Photostory Premium VR 365 which is a subscription service that allows users to enjoy all of the professional features of Photostory Premium VR for a low monthly fee.

Photostory Premium VR from MAGIX Software is its first virtual reality software. The program includes an extensive set of VR functions, the full functionality of Photostory Deluxe and numerous additional effects. Photostory Premium VR costs £109.99.MAGIX has also announced Photostory Premium VR 365 which is a subscription service that allows…

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Zoner Photo Studio X Spring Update

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Zoner Photo Studio X's Spring Update includes new presets and a major speedup to RAW file loading. The full version of the program is available to download and try free for 30 days at www.zoner.com.

Zoner Photo Studio X's Spring Update includes new presets and a major speedup to RAW file loading. The full version of the program is available to download and try free for 30 days at www.zoner.com.

Monday, March 12, 2018

NeoFinder DAM Tool Now Supports Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer Files

Mark Goldstein | Software
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The NeoFinder DAM tool can now set keywords, ratings, descriptions and many more text fields for Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer files. A free NeoFinder demo version can be downloaded from the NeoFinder website, the price for new users starts at 29,00 (EUR).

The NeoFinder DAM tool can now set keywords, ratings, descriptions and many more text fields for Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer files. A free NeoFinder demo version can be downloaded from the NeoFinder website, the price for new users starts at 29,00 (EUR).

Thursday, March 1, 2018

ON1 Photo RAW 2018.1 Update Now Available

Mark Goldstein | Software
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ON1 Photo RAW 2018.1 is the first major free update to Photo RAW 2018, a photo editor designed by photographers for photographers. Version 2018.1 includes image quality enhancements, performance improvements, and key features to optimize the photographer’s workflow.

ON1 Photo RAW 2018.1 is the first major free update to Photo RAW 2018, a photo editor designed by photographers for photographers. Version 2018.1 includes image quality enhancements, performance improvements, and key features to optimize the photographer’s workflow.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Get the Ultimate Photography Bundle for Just $97!

Mark Goldstein | Technique , Software
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Ever been hesitant to print out your photos or even post your latest capture of your kid on Instagram, because you’re not exactly proud of them? (Even if you’re so proud of the people in front of your lens?)

Then I have really good news: Photography is simply a skill, so that means you can learn and get better at it!

If you want a shortcut to photos you’ll be proud to share, you need to check out something called the Ultimate Photography Bundle.

What will this investment in a meaningful skill cost you? To take better photos that preserve those special moments, to organize (and edit!) the photos you do have, and even to earn an income from your photography (if that’s your desire), you can pick up this bundle worth over $5,000 for just $97. It contains 26 ebooks, 21 ecourses, 1 membership site, and 10 tools worth $5,030.63.

But you have to act fast — at a price like this, they can only offer it for five days! Go get yours here

Don’t forget — the bundle goes off sale on Friday, March 2nd at 11:59 p.m. EST.

And if you’re still on the fence, there’s really no risk in getting it because they’ve got a full 30-day happiness guarantee.

Ever been hesitant to print out your photos or even post your latest capture of your kid on Instagram, because you’re not exactly proud of them? (Even if you’re so proud of the people in front of your lens?) Then I have really good news: Photography is simply a skill…

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

VEGAS Movie Studio 15

Mark Goldstein | Software
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VEGAS Movie Studio 15 is the most powerful two-in-one solution for video and audio editing in its segment. 4k video editing and hardware acceleration improvements (support for Nvidia and Intel's Quick Sync Video) bring top-level standards of video excellence and speed, whilst the new HEVC support allows users to significantly compress large video content while maintaining perfect quality. For beginners, a Quick Start dashboard has been added to guide with step-by-step instructions for video production, making it even easier to get started. Pricing for VEGAS Movie Studio 15 starts at £39.99.

VEGAS Movie Studio 15 is the most powerful two-in-one solution for video and audio editing in its segment. 4k video editing and hardware acceleration improvements (support for Nvidia and Intel's Quick Sync Video) bring top-level standards of video excellence and speed, whilst the new HEVC support allows users to significantly…

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Lightroom Classic CC v7.2

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Lightroom Classic CC v7.2 has just been released. This version offers faster performance on machines with 12 GB of RAM or more, when you import and export photos, move between photos in Loupe view, or create HDR images and panoramas. 

Lightroom Classic CC v7.2 has just been released. This version offers faster performance on machines with 12 GB of RAM or more, when you import and export photos, move between photos in Loupe view, or create HDR images and panoramas. 

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Aurora HDR 2018 1.1.3

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Version 1.1.3 of Aurora HDR 2018 brings new and improved features for both MAC and Windows users.

Version 1.1.3 of Aurora HDR 2018 brings new and improved features for both MAC and Windows users.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Luminar 2018 Version 1.1.1 for MAC and Windows

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Version 1.1.1 of Luminar 2018 for MAC and Windows has been released today. The free 1.1.1 update includes numerous features enhancements and bug fixes for the Windows and Mac versions.

Version 1.1.1 of Luminar 2018 for MAC and Windows has been released today. The free 1.1.1 update includes numerous features enhancements and bug fixes for the Windows and Mac versions.

Transfer Smartphone Photos to Your Computer with ScanTransfer

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones , Software
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ScanTransfer (https://ScanTransfer.net) is a free Windows desktop software program which enables users to transfer photos and videos from their smart phones to a computer or laptop.

ScanTransfer (https://ScanTransfer.net) is a free Windows desktop software program which enables users to transfer photos and videos from their smart phones to a computer or laptop.

Monday, January 29, 2018

Create Narrated Videos With StoryPix

Mark Goldstein | Software
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StoryPix enables users to create short narrated videos quickly and easily. After taking a photo or uploading an image, users can add text and voice description as the software zooms into elements of the photo, easily saving and sharing the final product with as many people as they like.

StoryPix enables users to create short narrated videos quickly and easily. After taking a photo or uploading an image, users can add text and voice description as the software zooms into elements of the photo, easily saving and sharing the final product with as many people as they like.

Friday, January 26, 2018

VEGAS Pro 365 Subscription Now Available

Mark Goldstein | Software
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A VEGAS Pro 365 subscription is now available, allowing you to get started with professional video editing at only $16.67 month. This new version offers a complete video and audio editing solution with all the features of VEGAS Pro 15 and SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 12, along with online training courses to learn VEGAS Pro. After taking over the video editing software VEGAS Pro from Sony Creative Software in 2016, MAGIX has since then released two new versions, VEGAS Pro 14 and 15.

A VEGAS Pro 365 subscription is now available, allowing you to get started with professional video editing at only $16.67 month. This new version offers a complete video and audio editing solution with all the features of VEGAS Pro 15 and SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 12, along with online training…

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Select Subject Added to Photoshop CC 19.1

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Adobe has released Photoshop CC 19.1 today, which includes Select Subject, a tool that enables users to make selections with a single click. Other additions include Windows 10 support for for UI scale factors from 100% through 400%, a new Select and Mask slider, and changing brush settings using Microsoft Dial.

Adobe has released Photoshop CC 19.1 today, which includes Select Subject, a tool that enables users to make selections with a single click. Other additions include Windows 10 support for for UI scale factors from 100% through 400%, a new Select and Mask slider, and changing brush settings using Microsoft Dial.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Cascable Launches Shutter Robot Recipes

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Cascable Shutter Robot Recipes is a new photography automation tool available on mobile platforms. Alongside a powerful and intuitive recipe editor, Cascable provides tools to ensure your recipe works exactly as intended, including a built-in camera simulator.

Cascable is available to get started with for free from the iOS App Store. Cascable's Pro features come with a free trial when subscribing from $2 per month, or can be unlocked with a one-time $29.99 purchase.

Cascable Shutter Robot Recipes is a new photography automation tool available on mobile platforms. Alongside a powerful and intuitive recipe editor, Cascable provides tools to ensure your recipe works exactly as intended, including a built-in camera simulator.Cascable is available to get started with for free from the iOS App Store…

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Sony RX0 Wired Multi-View Shooting with Camera Control Box

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Sony has announced a new accessory Camera Control Box (model CCB-WD1) that connects to the RX0 camera and enables PC control with a web browser via a wired IP connection. Up to 100 can be controlled to produce high quality movie effects like “bullet-time” or virtual reality, or to shoot high profile events from unique angles. The new CCB-WD1 Camera Control Box will ship next month for about $700 US or $900 CA. 

Sony are also releasing version 6.2 of its PlayMemories Mobile application in January 2018, which will allow users to link their smartphone or tablet to up to 50 RX0 cameras via an access point to control them simultaneously.

Sony has announced a new accessory Camera Control Box (model CCB-WD1) that connects to the RX0 camera and enables PC control with a web browser via a wired IP connection. Up to 100 can be controlled to produce high quality movie effects like “bullet-time” or virtual reality, or to shoot…

Monday, January 8, 2018

Get Affinity Photo for Free with Select X-Rite Products

Mark Goldstein | Accessories , Software
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Purchase a select X-Rite product before 31st March 2018 and get Affinity Photo from Serif for free (worth £48.99 / €54.99).

Purchase a select X-Rite product before 31st March 2018 and get Affinity Photo from Serif for free (worth £48.99 / €54.99).