DxO Optics Pro 7.5 is now available and includes a number of improvements and supported cameras. Version 7.5 is now fully 64-bit compatible and touts faster processing and start-up times. Additionally, more than 200 new optics modules are included and the Nikon D800 is supported in the Elite edition.
DxO Optics Pro 7.5 is available at a 30% discount through the end of June.
More details on DxO Labs’ site.
Photoshop CS6: The Missing Manual is a new book O’Reilly Media and author Lesa Snider, who explains what the book is made of.
“This edition features all new screen shots, new and updated practical techniques, as well as a new chapter on video editing… It’s simply the most comprehensive yet conversational, Photoshop book on the market and I’m incredibly proud to have it available upon ship date of the software.”
Photoshop CS6: The Missing Manual retails for $49.99, however, you can currently find it for $27.26 on Amazon.
HDR Expose 2 is a new HDR program that leverages Unified Color’s Beyond RGB color technology. There are a gaggle of HDR programs out there and most of them seem to do very similar things. However, I had the chance to sit down for a walk-through of the pre-release version of HDR Expose 2 at PhotoPlus in October and was stoked at what I saw this program do.
Check out this intro video to the brightness histogram for a little taste of how HDR Expose 2 works. [click to continue…]
Topaz Labs has a special deal on its Lens Effects Photoshop plug-in. It usually runs $79.99, but is available for $29.99 with the coupon code “simplefocus” from now until Dec. 24.
For those unfamiliar with the plug-in, Lens Effects allows you to apply depth of field effects and other effects to your images during post processing. Lens Effects uses a depth map for fine tuning out of focus areas, which helps make the depth of field look more natural and optical-based.
Check it out here on Topaz’s website.
Tiffen has updated its Dfx v3 digital filter suite and is now compatible with Media Composer 6 and other Avid 64-bit applications. The following new features and capabilities are now available in Tiffen Dfx v3.0.5: [click to continue…]
DxO FilmPack 3.1 is an updated version that adds 25 additional film renditions, along with other improvements like the ability to share customized presets and operate in full screen mode. [click to continue…]