Topaz B&W Effects 50% off sale ends next week on November 19 (it’s $29.99 vs. $59.99 regularly).
B&W Effects is a black and white plugin for Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture – or it works standalone with Topaz’s photoFXlab app.
For the B&W Effects 50% off sale price, use the promo code novbw at checkout on Topaz Labs’ website.
onOne Software’s Perfect Photo Suite 8 is in its final beta version prior to the November 26 launch of the new version. The program is works as a plugin to Aperture, Lightroom, Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. It can also be used as a standalone for editing images from start to finish. You can download the beta here at onOne Software’s website.
You can purchase Perfect Photo Suite 8 as a standalone app for $79.95. If you want the plug-in version only, it costs $129.95. The Premium Edition works as a plug-in and standalone application for $299.95. onOne Software is offering a pre-order price for $179.95. More details here at onOne Software’s website.
Alongside several other updates today, Apple updated Aperture to version 3.5. the update adds several new features and bug fixes.
Notably, Aperture 3.5 now supports iCloud Photo Sharing and Apple Maps support. For SmugMug users, you can now publish and sync galleries directly from Aperture to your SmugMug account.
The list of new features and bug fixes is below. [click to continue…]
Apple has issued an update to Digital Camera RAW to version 4.09, which adds RAW image compatibility for the Olympus E-P5 to Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11.
It also includes changes that:
- Restore lens correction to Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 images
- Address a white balance issue with some Nikon images that were modified by third-party applications
You can download the update from Apple’s website.
onOne Software recently unveiled Perfect Photo Suite 8, which is now available for pre-order but will be released on November 26, 2013. [click to continue…]
Imagenomic has announced the release of Realgrain 2, a “finishing” plugin for achieving accurate black-and-white conversion, toning, colorizing and darkroom effects and simulates the grain patterns, color, and tonal range of conventional silver halide films. [click to continue…]