Archive for May 11th, 2005
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.”
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.
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?
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.
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.