Trey Ratcliff and Macphun Partner for Aurora HDR Pro Software

Aurora HDR Pro

HDR photographer extraordinaire Trey Ratcliff has teamed up with Macphun to build an all-in-one HDR application called Aurora HDR Pro.

It is a standalone application application with a ton of controls and features for creating and tweaking your HDR images. Watch the below video for a brief overview of the features from Trey Ratcliff. [Read more…]

Adobe Unveils Photoshop Elements 14 & Premiere Elements 14

Adobe Photoshop Elements 14

Adobe has revealed its annual update the Elements software series with Photoshop Elements 14 and Premiere Elements 14.

Photoshop Elements 14 adds several new features and enhances several existing features. Two new “wow” features include camera shake reduction and a dehaze tool. [Read more…]

Fusion 8 VFX Software Free Public Beta Now Available

Fusion 8

Fusion 8 is a powerful VFX program that is used on tons of Hollywood films like Maleficent, Edge of Tomorrow, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, The Amazing Spider-man 2 and The Hunger Games trilogy, as well as hit TV shows like Battlestar Galactica and Orphan Black.

Before Blackmagic Design purchased Eyeon (the previous developer of Fusion), version 7 was planned to retail for $2500. Version 6 launched at $5000.

Blackmagic released version 7 for Windows for free – with a Fusion 7 Studio version available for $995. Fusion 8 will continue that trend and, for the first time will be available for Mac OS X, as well as Windows. [Read more…]