Canon DPP Software Update Due in April for 5D Mark III “Soft Image” Fix

Canon 5D Mark III

Canon Japan has issued a statement acknowledging a problem with the Canon Digital Photo Professional software when used to convert 5D Mark III RAW files.  When using DPP 3.11.10, 5D Mark III images can appear soft.  Canon says it will update the software for a mid-April release, which should provide a solution to this problem.

[Canon Japan via Digital Picture]

Adobe Lightroom 4 Launches at $149, Upgrades Only $79

Adobe Lightroom 4

Adobe Lightroom 4 is officially out of the gate after a brief leak last week.  The price for the full version at launch is $149 (half off the $299 list).  Upgrades drop $20 less, down to $79.

If you’ve been following along with the beta release, then you have a pretty good idea what Lightroom 4 is like; however, we’ll hit the highlights below for those wondering what all the fuss is about. [Read more…]