Adobe Photoshop Hits Twenty

Adobe Photoshop 1.0

Adobe Photoshop turns 20 tomorrow, February 19, 2010.  It’s kind of amazing to think that it’s been around for that long.  While DSLRs really just began to flourish 5 or 6 years ago, Photoshop has been kicking for four times as long.  There is a whole lot of celebrating and special events coinciding with Photoshop’s 20th anniversary.  There are plenty of links in the press release below that can point you to ways to connect with the Photoshop community if you’re interested. [Read more...]

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 and DSC-H55 Reviews and Resources

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5

Sony has announced two new Cyber-shot point and shoot cameras – the TX5 and H55.

The Sony TX5 is a 10.2MP compact waterproof camera up to 10 feet deep.  The TX5 features optical image stabilization as well as Sony’s Exmor R CMOS and Sweep Panorama technology.  It also carries freezeproof ratings down to 14 degrees F, and is dustproof and shockproof for up to 5-foot drops. The TX5 can also capture 720p HD video.  The Sony TX5 should be available in April 2010 at an initial retail price of about $350.  Check availability on Amazon.com.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

The Sony H55 is a 14.1MP point and shoot camera with a 10x optical zoom (25-250mm equivalent), optical image stabilization, Sweep Panorama mode and a 3-inch LCD.  The H55 can also capture 720p HD video.  The Sony H55 should be available in April 2010 at an initial retail price of about $250.  Check availability on Amazon.com.

Sony Cyber-shot TX5 Reviews

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Sony Cyber-shot H55 Reviews

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Lowepro SlingShot 102 AW, SlingShot 202 AW and SlingShot 302 AW Camera Bags

Lowepro SlingShot 102 AW, SlingShot 202 AW and SlingShot 302 AW Camera Bags

Lowepro has updated its Slingshot series with three new camera bags, the SlingShot 102 AW, SlingShot 202 AW and SlingShot 302 AW.  The new camera bags add extra space for personal items, improved organization options and the ability to carry an attached tripod. [Read more...]

X-Rite Launches Color Management Tips Website

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X-Rite, maker of a number of color management products, has launched a new website geared toward providing color management tips, tricks and technologies for both amateur and professional photographers.  You can find the new website at XritePhoto.com.

More details in the news release below. [Read more...]

Digimarc for Images Offers 3 New Editions

Digimarc for Images

Digimarc has unveiled 3 new digital watermarking solutions for photographers with it Digimarc for Images software.  The software features a new “Chroma” technology that embeds ownership and usage rights into the images themselves without affecting the quality of the image.  These digital watermarks as embedded and read with Photoshop software and can be detected with free browser plugins for Windows users.

Digimarc for Images is now available in basic, professional and small business editions at price points ranging from $99 to $499.

More details in the press release below. [Read more...]