Topaz Labs has released Texture Effects, a new application with a built-in texture repository with a ton of sharing and expansion capabilities (i.e., you can share your own effects and download other users’ effects to apply to your photos). [Read more…]
Red Giant has updated its Universe plugin to version 1.4, which includes 5 new effects and 3 new transitions. This brings the total number of plugins in Red Giant Universe up to 89. [Read more…]
Show Focus Points is a new plugin for Adobe Lightroom 5. The plugin does just what the name says – finally allowing you to see focus points in your photos from Lightroom.
It also reveals other focus info like focus distance and focus mode. Currently, the plugin only works with Canon and Nikon DSLRs, and only in Lightroom 5. It supports both Mac OS X and Windows installations.
Best of all though, the Show Focus Points plugin is free for now. Check it out here on the Show Focus Points website.
500px has a new plugin for Lightroom that allows you to upload images directly from your Lightroom library to your 500px account. You can download the Publisher plugin here from 500px.
Watch the tutorial video above for an overview of installing and using the 500px Publisher plugin.
HDRsoft has released version 5 of its popular Photomatix Pro high dynamic range (HDR) software. [Read more…]