Archive for May 23rd, 2005

May 23, 2005

The RAW Flaw

Editor’s Note: The Raw Flaw is an article by Michael Reichmann and Juergen Specht posted on and about the problems facing the digital photographic industry and the use of undocumented, proprietary RAW file formats by Camera Companies.


May 23, 2005

Poser 6 brings images to life

Written By Dan Lee, Mercury News

Meet James and Jessi.

These two human figures, male and female, are athletic, attractive and ready to be digitally manipulated in just about any way you could think of.

May 23, 2005

Adobe ‘Hard To Bet Against’ In The Near Term

Source: Forbes

Piper Jaffray maintained an “outperform” rating on Adobe Systems (nasdaq: ADBEnewspeople ) with a $74 target price and raised estimates.

May 23, 2005

Neat Image v5.0 and v3.0 (Win/Mac)

Source: DPReview

ABSoft has announced upgrades to its noise reduction software program Neat Image for both Windows and Mac.

May 23, 2005

Apple said to explore use of Intel chips for Macs

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Computer Inc. (Nasdaq:AAPLnews) has been in talks that could soon lead to a decision to use Intel Corp. (Nasdaq:INTCnews) chips in its Macintosh computer line, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

Source: Yahoo News

May 23, 2005


Torrent of images is leaving film in the dust. Evolution of photos creating unforeseen effects on society.

May 23, 2005

DNG Workflow / Part I

When the DNG format specification was announced at last year’s Photokina, a little touted free application was also announced called Adobe DNG Converter. The application is for the conversion of undocumented, proprietary Raw files into the publicly documented DNG format. At the time, many people played with the DNG Converter and decided that while interesting, it didn’t really add anything to their raw processing workflow except perhaps adding a step. As a result, most people don’t really use a DNG workflow.
(Updated 05/25/05 at 4:00PM Central)

Well, things have changed, and now both the DNG file format and the Adobe DNG Converter do have something substantial to offer.

May 23, 2005

Adobe Aims to Be Even More Portable

Bruce Chizen was holding his company’s future in the palm of his hand. It was a Nokia cellphone with a 3-inch-by-2-inch color display, running a series of music videos and other snippets of digital entertainment material.

Source: Los Angeles Times
Written By Michael Hiltzik

May 23, 2005

Staged photos evoke empathy from viewers

Artists in U of I exhibit provide powerful studies of how emotions are perceived.
Source: DesMoines Register
Written By Amanda Pierre