Topaz Detail 3

Topaz Detail is 50% off now through April 30, which makes it only $19.99. Detail’s approach to sharpening lets you enhance true detail that already exists in your image, rather than just making edges brighter. It’s one of Topaz Labs’ most popular and highly regarded plugins.

It works as a plug-in for Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture – or it works standalone too with Topaz’s photoFXlab app.  In order to get the deal price, use the couple code aprdetail during the checkout process here on Topaz Labs’ website.

 

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

With all of the recent camera additions from Blackmagic, some users of the original Blackmagic Cinema Camera and the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera have expressed concern over the lack of firmware updates for the cameras and wondering whether Blackmagic will be supporting these cameras going forward.

Blackmagic’s own Kristian Lam took the official Blackmagic forums to address these concerns. Check out Blackmagic’s update on the firmware issues for these cameras below. [click to continue…]

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Tamron 16-300mm Len 2014 Model

Tamron has announced pricing and availability for its new 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DI II VC PZD MACRO lens. The lens follows the popular 18-270mm model, stretching the focal length at both ends of the zoom range for a 18.8x total zoom range. The new 16-300mm model retails for $629 and should be available mid-May (B&H says on May 15) and is available for pre-order for Canon, Nikon and Sony mounts. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

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Canberra_Airport_Open_Day_2014 (37) (Custom)

It’s time for our weekly break from the gear for a few minutes so we can enjoy another round of reader photos from the Photography Bay Flickr Group.

Check out the rest of the photos below. [click to continue…]

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Cintel Film Scanner

Blackmagic unveiled the Cintel Film Scanner, a new real-time film scanner for 35mm and 16mm film, at NAB 2014, which was the culmination of Blackmagic’s purchase of the film scanning company Cintel over a year ago. [click to continue…]

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Samsung 64GB SDXC Cards

Adorama has a deal on a 3-pack of Samsung Pro 64GB SDXC cards for $99.99 (compare at $58 each) through Sunday, April 13. Check them out here at Adorama.

The same deal price is available on Samsung’s 64GB microSD cards here at Adorama.

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