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Of course, seeing the latest and greatest things unveiled by Adobe is a cool thing about Photoshop World.  However, another cool thing about the keynote session and other sessions withing Photoshop World is taking away little educational gems that will help you grow as a photographer and editor.

In this snippet from the keynote, we get a little taste of what happens when you combine tools like the puppet warp and content-aware fill for some content-aware lens correction in a 5-image panoramic (an image where ordinary lens correction wouldn’t hold water).

Check out the video below. (Pardon the first couple seconds of shaky-cam.) [click to continue…]

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iPhone photographers are getting improvements in panoramic efforts with the latest version of the AutoStitch iPhone app.  You can use AutoStitch 3.0 to create iPhone panoramic images up to 20MP in size.  The app will also adjust for brightness variations across a range of images.  AutoStitch 3.0 also allows you to share your images on Facebook or via email from within the app.

AutoStitch 3.0 runs $2.99 and is available through the App Store in the Photography category. The full App Store name is AutoStitch Panorama.

[Cloudburstresearch.com]

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Earlier this week, Gigapan announced the upcoming availability of the new EPIC Pro robotic panoramic mount for DSLRs with an expected release date of next month.  I just got word from Gigapan that the EPIC is already available and in stock.

You can head on over to the Gigapan store if you’ve got one of these on your shopping list.

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GigaPan EPIC

GigaPan is introducing several new EPIC robotic, panorama mounts today.  If you aren’t familiar with GigaPan products, these mounts allow you to make massive multi-gigapixel images with your camera by capturing literally hundreds of images that are stitched together in post-processing software.  Popular images shot with the GigaPan system include the Obama Inauguration and the 2009 World Series.

The GigaPan EPIC and EPIC 100 are slated for use with point and shoot cameras and smaller DSLRs.  Both models are currently available at gigapansystems.com for $349 and $449, respectively.

The GigaPan EPIC Pro is designed to work with DSLRs are larger lenses with up to a 10 lbs combined weight.  The EPIC Pro should be available in April 2010 for $895 from gigapansystems.com.

All GigaPan EPIC models come with GigaPan Stitch, which “automatically combines and blends hundreds of photos into one seamless gigapixel panorama, then uploads it to GigaPan.com, where users can zoom into the detail, discover, explore and share.”

More details in the press release below. [click to continue…]

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Sony HX1 Now Available

by on April 22, 2009

in Sony

In case you missed it, the Sony HX1 is now available at:

Amazon

B&H Photo (accepting orders)

Adorama (accepting orders)

Learn more about this awesome point and shoot, megazoom camera in Photography Bay’s Sony HX1 Reviews and Resources.

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GigaPan Epic

by on January 29, 2009

in News

GigaPan, famous for the giga-pixel panoramic of President Obama’s Inauguration, has introduced its new Epic.  The Epic is a robotic mount that enables you to captured amazingly detailed panoramic images with a point and shoot camera.

For more details, see the press release below. [click to continue…]

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