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Archive for May 11th, 2005


May 11, 2005

Phase One Releases Capture One V3.7 Does NOT Decrypt Nikon D2X White Balance

Phase One has released Capture One 3.7 with new features and increased stability according to their web site.

However, on a separate page, Phase One makes a statement regarding Nikon D2X white balance support.

May 11, 2005

Michael Tapes Leaves Phase One and Joins Pixmantec

In a post on his RawWorkflow.com forums, Michael Tapes indicated that he had signed a consultancy agreement with Pixmantec ApS, maker of RawShooter essentials 2005, RAW conversion software that is a direct competitor of Phase One‘s Capture One. He said: “While neither Pixmantec or Phase One have asked me to stop selling Capture One software, I have made a personal decision to no longer sell the Capture One product.”

May 11, 2005

ACR Calibrator Script Beta 3.4 Posted


Tom Fors, author of the ACR Raw Calibrator Script, has posted an updated beta for use in Photoshop CS2 and Camera Raw 3.1.

You can download the Beta 3.4 script from the Chromoholics web site.

May 11, 2005

Digital Preservation

How Long will Digital Photography Last?

The long-term preservation of traditional photographic medium (AKA Cow Hooves) has a tradition backed by research and known “Best Practices”. Given dark storage and reduced temperature environments, silver based photographic materials can be preserved for hundreds of years. Given a sub-zero environment the time is estimated to be thousands of years. But, what about digital photography?

May 11, 2005

Joseph Holmes writes about the new Epson Printers

Source: Joseph Holmes

I have just made, for an exhibit to open Thursday, May 19th at the Ordover Gallery in Solana Beach, California, the most beautiful set of color prints that I’ve ever made, using a new EPSON 44″ printer and the new inkset announced today (May 10th). When considering all aspects of the resulting prints, I have no doubt that this is the best system ever for making color prints.

May 11, 2005

Improve performance in Photoshop CS2 on computers with more than 1 GB RAM

Source: Photoshop Support Knowledgebase

Photoshop CS2 uses complex memory management procedures. On computers with 1 GB of RAM, or more, you can optimize Photoshop to take advantage of the quantity of RAM in your system to manage memory more efficiently.

May 11, 2005

Functions, file names, and locations of preferences files

Source: Photoshop Support Knowledgebase

This Technical Document provides information to find or re-create preferences files for Adobe Photoshop CS2 and Adobe ImageReady CS2.

May 11, 2005

Creative Suite Technical Resources

Adobe has posted Technical Resources relating to the Creative Suite 2 including the Adobe Creative Suite 2 Bridge JavaScript reference guide. Additional topics include; PDF integration guide for Adobe Creative Suite 2, Color Workflows for Adobe Creative Suite 2, PDF/X files and Adobe Creative Suite 2 as well as others.