Category: Software

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Capture One Launches Capture One Studio

Mark Goldstein | Software

Capture One Studio brings all the power, flexibility, and quality of Capture One to an enterprise level production, focusing on efficiency at scale, workflow management, and automation.

Capture One Studio brings all the power, flexibility, and quality of Capture One to an enterprise level production, focusing on efficiency at scale, workflow management, and automation.

Monday, June 10, 2019

​Affinity Designer and Photo Version 1.7

Mark Goldstein | Software

Affinity Designer and Photo have received their biggest ever updates, adding market-leading performance improvements, best-ever usability and an extensive list of new features.

The new 1.7 versions of both Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer are available now with a 20% discount ($39.99 desktop, $15.99 iPad) with no subscription. Existing users can download the updated versions free.

Affinity Designer and Photo have received their biggest ever updates, adding market-leading performance improvements, best-ever usability and an extensive list of new features.The new 1.7 versions of both Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer are available now with a 20% discount ($39.99 desktop, $15.99 iPad) with no subscription. Existing users can…

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Nik Collection 2 by DxO

Mark Goldstein | Software

DxO has announced the release of the Nik Collection 2 by DxO, a major upgrade to the famous plugin suite for Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, and Elements. DxO is expanding the plugin suite with over 40 new creative presets and high-resolution monitor support for Windows. In addition, the Nik Collection 2 now comes with DxO PhotoLab 2.3 ESSENTIAL Edition, DxO’s recently released advanced RAW photo editing software.

DxO has announced the release of the Nik Collection 2 by DxO, a major upgrade to the famous plugin suite for Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, and Elements. DxO is expanding the plugin suite with over 40 new creative presets and high-resolution monitor support for Windows. In addition, the Nik Collection…

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Apple iOS 13 Introduces Advanced Photo and Camera Features

Mark Goldstein | Software

iOS 13 will bring several exciting new features to popular apps this fall, including Dark Mode, Advanced Photo and Camera Features, Sign In with Apple and an All-New Maps Experience.

iOS 13 will bring several exciting new features to popular apps this fall, including Dark Mode, Advanced Photo and Camera Features, Sign In with Apple and an All-New Maps Experience.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 16

Mark Goldstein | Software

DaVinci Resolve 16 introduces revolutionary new quick cut page, 8K editing, neural engine with face recognition, GPU scopes, faster Fusion, 3D audio and more.

DaVinci Resolve 16 public beta is available now for download from the Blackmagic Design web site .

DaVinci Resolve 16 introduces revolutionary new quick cut page, 8K editing, neural engine with face recognition, GPU scopes, faster Fusion, 3D audio and more.DaVinci Resolve 16 public beta is available now for download from the Blackmagic Design web site .

Monday, April 8, 2019

Skylum Luminar Flex Plugin for Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, Photoshop Elements

Mark Goldstein | Software

Luminar Flex is a brand new plugin that offers unique and powerful editing features to help photographers elevate the creativity of their images. Luminar Flex plugin fits into almost every photographer’s workflow, integrating with third-party tools like Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, Photoshop Elements and Photos for macOS.

Luminar Flex is priced at $59/€59/£54 and is available now.

Luminar Flex is a brand new plugin that offers unique and powerful editing features to help photographers elevate the creativity of their images. Luminar Flex plugin fits into almost every photographer’s workflow, integrating with third-party tools like Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, Photoshop Elements and Photos for macOS. Luminar Flex is priced…

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Exposure X4.5 Raw Photo Editor Adds LUT Support

Mark Goldstein | Software

Exposure X4.5 Raw Photo Editor adds LUT support, new image copy and organizing tools, configurable keyboard shortcuts, enhanced metadata options and new light effect overlays.

Exposure X4.5 is available now for $119. It is free for current owners of Exposure X4. Upgrade pricing is available to owners of previous versions of Exposure for $79.

Exposure X4.5 Raw Photo Editor adds LUT support, new image copy and organizing tools, configurable keyboard shortcuts, enhanced metadata options and new light effect overlays.Exposure X4.5 is available now for $119. It is free for current owners of Exposure X4. Upgrade pricing is available to owners of previous versions of…

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Fujifilm Improve Camera Remote App for iOS and Android

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Software

Fujifilm have launched a new version of their Camera Remote app which improves overall usability and connectivity. Version 4.0 will offer a newly designed interface with an easier pairing process, an “Album” function that allows you to browse only the images imported from the camera, and a more stable connection between the camera and smart device.

Fujifilm have launched a new version of their Camera Remote app which improves overall usability and connectivity. Version 4.0 will offer a newly designed interface with an easier pairing process, an “Album” function that allows you to browse only the images imported from the camera, and a more stable connection…

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Adobe Updates Camera Raw, Lightroom Classic CC, and Lightroom CC for February 2019

Mark Goldstein | Software

Adobe is today releasing updates to the entire Adobe photography ecosystem, including Camera Raw, Lightroom Classic CC, and Lightroom CC for Mac, Windows, Android, ChromeOS, and iOS.

In this release, Adobe is introducing an all-new Sensei-powered feature, Enhance Details. Harnessing the power of machine learning and computational photography, Enhance Details can now be found in Adobe Camera Raw, Lightroom Classic CC, and Lightroom CC for Mac and Windows, and takes a brand new approach to demosaicing raw photos. Demosaicing is an integral process to raw processing and works at the pixel level, converting the information captured by a camera into something that looks like the photos we all expect to see.

Adobe is today releasing updates to the entire Adobe photography ecosystem, including Camera Raw, Lightroom Classic CC, and Lightroom CC for Mac, Windows, Android, ChromeOS, and iOS. In this release, Adobe is introducing an all-new Sensei-powered feature, Enhance Details. Harnessing the power of machine learning and computational photography, Enhance Details…

Monday, February 11, 2019

​Recovery Pro from ProGrade Digital

Mark Goldstein | Software

Recovery Pro from ProGrade Digital is professional-grade software to assist with recovery of photo and video files that have become lost, accidentally deleted and/or corrupted. A free “try before you buy” evaluation copy is available; the full software download is $49.99 USD for a 12-month subscription.

Recovery Pro from ProGrade Digital is professional-grade software to assist with recovery of photo and video files that have become lost, accidentally deleted and/or corrupted. A free “try before you buy” evaluation copy is available; the full software download is $49.99 USD for a 12-month subscription.

Capture One Editorial Color Grading Style Pack

Mark Goldstein | Software

The Editorial Color Grading Style Pack from Capture One within reach of any user, for the first time, the editorial aesthetic of 3 acclaimed photographers and retouchers whose work can be found in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Cosmopolitan among others.

The Editorial Color Grading Style Pack from Capture One within reach of any user, for the first time, the editorial aesthetic of 3 acclaimed photographers and retouchers whose work can be found in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Cosmopolitan among others.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

ON1 Photo RAW 2019.2

Mark Goldstein | Software

ON1 Photo RAW 2019.2 includes a powerful new masking feature that leverages AI for generating masks as well as performance enhancements and new camera support.

ON1 Photo RAW 2019.2 includes a powerful new masking feature that leverages AI for generating masks as well as performance enhancements and new camera support.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

EIZO ColorNavigator 7 Colour Management Software

Mark Goldstein | Software

ColorNavigator 7 from EIZO makes calibration simple and produces predictable results for photography, design, print and video creation ColorNavigator 7, which is now available as a free download, has multiple colour modes so you can choose the one that matches your field’s target values, giving you the ability to calibrate every colour mode simultaneously and schedule automatic calibration to maintain colour accuracy.

ColorNavigator 7 from EIZO makes calibration simple and produces predictable results for photography, design, print and video creation ColorNavigator 7, which is now available as a free download, has multiple colour modes so you can choose the one that matches your field’s target values, giving you the ability to calibrate…

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Sony Imaging Edge Mobile App for Alpha Cameras

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Software

Sony has announced the release of a new ‘Imaging Edge’ mobile application plus several updates to the ‘Remote’, ‘Viewer’ and ‘Edit’ desktop applications, that will bring new features to all Sony imaging customers ranging from casual hobbyists to working professionals.

Sony has announced the release of a new ‘Imaging Edge’ mobile application plus several updates to the ‘Remote’, ‘Viewer’ and ‘Edit’ desktop applications, that will bring new features to all Sony imaging customers ranging from casual hobbyists to working professionals.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Free Affinity Photo with Selected X-Rite Products

Mark Goldstein | Software

X-Rite has teamed up with Serif to offer a free software licence of Affinity Photo for macOS or Windows worth £48.99 when purchasing a qualifying X-Rite product.

X-Rite has teamed up with Serif to offer a free software licence of Affinity Photo for macOS or Windows worth £48.99 when purchasing a qualifying X-Rite product.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

ColorChecker Camera Calibration Software v1.2 Public Beta

Mark Goldstein | Software

X-Rite have just released ColorChecker Camera Calibration Software v1.2, which provides custom ICC Camera Profiles for Capture One Pro users. Photographers can now create and save custom ICC camera profiles for virtually any lighting situation utilizing either an X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Photo or ColorChecker Classic target together with the X-Rite Camera Calibration software v1.2.

X-Rite have just released ColorChecker Camera Calibration Software v1.2, which provides custom ICC Camera Profiles for Capture One Pro users. Photographers can now create and save custom ICC camera profiles for virtually any lighting situation utilizing either an X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Photo or ColorChecker Classic target together with the X-Rite…

Friday, December 7, 2018

Hasselblad Phocus 3.4

Mark Goldstein | Software

Phocus 3.4 brings additions to both tethered shooting and image adjustment workflows, ensuring users of Hasselblad H and X Camera Systems can achieve their full creative potential.

Phocus 3.4 brings additions to both tethered shooting and image adjustment workflows, ensuring users of Hasselblad H and X Camera Systems can achieve their full creative potential.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Pre-order Luminar 3 with Libraries Now!

Mark Goldstein | Software

Skylum have just announced that pre-orders for Luminar 3 with Libraries are now open!

You can now pre-order Luminar 3 with Libraries along with additional bonuses for just $49/£43 using the coupon code "PHOTOBLOG".

Current users of Luminar 2017 can upgrade for just $39 using the coupon code "PHOTOBLOG".

Current users of Luminar 2018 will be able to update for free.

Note that the full price after the Luminar 3 with Libraries release on December 18th will be US$69/£53.

Skylum have just announced that pre-orders for Luminar 3 with Libraries are now open!You can now pre-order Luminar 3 with Libraries along with additional bonuses for just $49/£43 using the coupon code "PHOTOBLOG".Current users of Luminar 2017 can upgrade for just $39 using the coupon code "PHOTOBLOG".Current users of Luminar…

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

​DxO PhotoLab 2.1

Mark Goldstein | Software

DxO PhotoLab 2.1 offers improved performance and additional camera support for the Nikon Z 7 and the DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone.

DxO PhotoLab 2.1 offers improved performance and additional camera support for the Nikon Z 7 and the DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Capture One 12 Introduces New Interface, Masking Tools and Improved Workflow

Mark Goldstein | Software

Capture One 12 is the latest version of Phase One's RAW conversion, image editing, and asset management software.

The perpetual license for Capture One Pro 12 is available for $299, with upgrade pricing from previous versions starting at $149. Capture One Pro Sony and Capture One Pro Fujifilm are available for $219.

For those that prefer subscription models, Capture One Pro 12 is available for plans as low as $15 per month, and Capture One Pro Sony and Capture One Pro Fujifilm subscription plans start at $14 a month.


Capture One 12 is the latest version of Phase One's RAW conversion, image editing, and asset management software.The perpetual license for Capture One Pro 12 is available for $299, with upgrade pricing from previous versions starting at $149. Capture One Pro Sony and Capture One Pro Fujifilm are available for…