Kubota Photoshop Actions and Dashboard 3 Pro Review

The folks from Kubota Image Tools asked me to take a look at some of the newly released Action Paks several months back and pass along my thoughts to Photography Bay readers.  After using them for a few months now, I have to say that they have changed the way I edit photos (particularly portraits) in Lightroom and Photoshop. [Read more…]


New Album Templates from Red Boot Design

Here’s something new from the Kubota world. The newest templates from Kubota Image Tool’s sister company, Red Boot Design, “give photographers new ways to easily provide amazing-looking deliverables.”  Rounded White is a fresh spin on the popular classic white template, and the Gallery Wrap set includes 5 templates available through White House Custom Colour, all with the same clean and fresh look that makes it an appropriate choice for many occasions.

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

Kubota Viva La Vintage and Pow Wow! Action Paks for Photoshop

Viva La Vintage and Pow Wow! are two new Action Paks from Kubota Image Tools.  They contain 24 Photoshop Actions each, with Viva La Vintage focusing on classic looks of past decades, while Pow Wow!’s Actions include “popping-fresh enhancements including Black & White, Color, and Creative Effects: BW Museum, Pearly Shells, and FunkTaFi.”

These new Kubota Action Paks run $109 each or can be purchased as a bundle for $179 direct from Kubota Image Tools’ website.

Kubota Image Tools Secret Italy Workshop

Kubota Image Tools has announced its sixth annual “Secret Italy Workshop” to be held October 2-8, 2011.  The workshop is hosted by Kevin Kubota and will feature “daily photo excursions, hold classroom sessions and photo critiques.”  You can register for the workshop on Kubota Image Tools’ website.

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

Lensbaby / Kubota Photo Contest

First up, Lensbaby and Kubota have teamed up to create a Kubota Creative Tools Pak specifically for Lensbaby images.  And, as a result of this new partnership, Lensbaby is launching a photo contest aimed at rewarding the best use of Lensbaby Optics.

Big Lensbaby and Kubota prizes are being offered to the winners.  The contest ends August 6, 2010.  You can enter here.

Full details below. [Read more…]