Archive for November 30th, 2006

Nov 30, 2006

Epson Scanners Deliver Superior Optical Density

Press Release: When it comes to reproducing the highest level of shadow detail and mid-range gray values as quantified by optical density (OD), Epson scanners outperformed competitors in a recent National Software Testing Labs (NSTL) study.

Nov 30, 2006

Vista Lands in the U.S

At a New York event, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer launches Vista, Office 2007 to businesses.

Source: PC World
Written by Elizabeth Montalbano, IDG News Service

After five years and numerous delays, customers can now get their hands on the final version of the Windows Vista operating system.

Nov 30, 2006

A different light on digital photography

059652370x_lrg.jpgSource: CNET
Written by Stephen Shankland

If you want to learn about digital photography but have had your fill of redeye reduction tips and unsharp mask tutorials, a new book by Stephen Johnson is worth a look.

On Digital Photography (O’Reilly 2006, $40) has plenty of pointers on color correction and tonal balance, but what sets it apart is Johnson’s enthusiasm for the history and mechanics of digital photography–and the abundant landscape pictures that serve as inspiration.

Nov 30, 2006

Sit! Stay! doesn’t do trick


Just getting Fido to look up as you shoot is not all there is to making a great dog portrait.

Source: Toronto Star
Written by Jennifer Brown

Nov 30, 2006

NAPP Call for Entries

The National Association of Photoshop Professionals Announces Call for Entries for Photoshop User Awards

Press Release: TAMPA, Fla.–The National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) today announced its call for entries to the second annual Photoshop User Awards – the only worldwide competition exclusively for Adobe® Photoshop® users.