Archive for November 3rd, 2005

Nov 3, 2005

iView MediaPro 3 Released

Press Release: iView Multimedia releases iView MediaPro 3, an all new version of our professional digital asset management and cataloging application.

MediaPro 3 provides the following new features, improvements and enhancements:

Nov 3, 2005


Press Release: Copenhagen, October 28th 2005: Danish digital imaging software specialists Pixmantec announce the release of the latest addition to their Photographers’ Toolbox applications for the camera RAW format, RawShooter | premium 2006. Building on the incredible success of the FREE RawShooter | essentials 2005 product (now with several hundred thousand copies installed worldwide), RawShooter | premium 2006 provides unsurpassed RAW workflow functionality and professional image quality at an unbeatable competitive price. In addition to a state of the art feature set, RawShooter | premium 2006 adds camera RAW support for several new DSLRs including the Canon EOS 5D and Canon EOS 1D II N.

Nov 3, 2005

Nikon launches the D200

Press Release: Nikon launches its powerful, feature-packed D200 digital SLR camera, delivering a high-precision, high-performance package and creating a new class of camera between entry-level and professional digital SLRs.

The Nikon D200 combines the solid look and feel and advanced camera operation of Nikon’s D2 professional series with the approved user-friendliness and stunning image quality that are the hallmarks of all Nikon digital SLRs.

Nov 3, 2005

China – In The Bag What Worked & What Didn’t

Written By Michael Reichmann–The Luminous Landscape

Every photographic trip is an education. One thing that I always learn is what equipment worked out, and what was either ineffective or redundant. Two weeks shooting several thousand frames in a foreign country under adverse conditions can tell me more about a given piece of gear than a year or more of occasional use at home.

Nov 3, 2005

Thumbnail previews of Camera Raw images do not display as expected (Adobe Bridge 1.x)

Source: Adobe Bridge Support

Issue: Thumbnail previews of Camera Raw images in Adobe Bridge 1.0 do not display as you expect them to.

Nov 3, 2005

Upgrade plug-ins, shortcuts, and layouts from Photoshop CS to Photoshop CS2

Source: Photoshop Support Knowledgebase

What’s covered:
Custom Presets (Brushes, Gradients, Patterns, Shapes, Styles, Swatches, Tools)
Keyboard shortcuts
Picture Package layouts
Web Photo Gallery layouts
New document sizes
Third-party plug-ins
Metadata templates
Color settings

Nov 3, 2005

Optimize performance of Photoshop CS2

Source: Photoshop Support Knowledgebase

Adobe has posted Tech Documents for optimizing Photoshop CS2 perfomance on the Photoshop Support pages.

Optimize performance in Photoshop (CS2 on Mac OS)

Optimize performance of Photoshop (CS2 on Windows)

Nov 3, 2005

Bringing Aperture into focus

Source: Rob Galbraith

In case you missed it, Rob Galbraith has an indepth preview to Apple’s new Aperture application. Worth the read…

At an invitation-only media event earlier this month, Apple introduced Aperture, the company’s new professional photo workflow application. Simultaneous with Apple pulling back the covers on Aperture, they posted pages of information, screenshots and slick QuickTime videos showing the software in action.