Topaz Labs has announced the upgrade of its popular DeNoise plug-in to version 5. Topaz Labs claims that DeNoise 5 is twice as fast as the prior version. DeNoise 5 works with Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Aperture, iPhoto and Lightroom.
DeNoise 5 is available on the Topaz Labs website and is a free upgrade for existing DeNoise customers and retails for $79.99.
More details in the press release below. [Read more…]
Apple has updated Aperture 3 to version 3.0.3, which is intended to improve stability and fix a number of issues, including the following areas:
- Applying adjustments such as Retouch or Chromatic Aberration
- Creating and using Raw Fine Tuning presets
- Viewing, adding and removing detected faces
- Switching target printers and paper sizes when printing
- Duplicating Smart Albums
- Repairing and rebuilding Aperture libraries
- Reconnecting referenced files
- Working with GPS track files in Places
- Searching for keywords in the Query HUD or Keyword Controls
Apple has released Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.2, which extends RAW image format support in Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’09 for a number of cameras.
- Canon EOS Rebel T2i / 550D / Kiss X4
- Leica S2
- Olympus E-450
- Olympus E-600
- Olympus E-620
- Sony Alpha DSLR-A230
- Sony Alpha DSLR-A330
- Sony Alpha DSLR-A380
- Sony Alpha DSLR-A450
You can download the update from Apple’s website.
Often times you hear photographers say that a lens is fast or slow. Lens speed can be a difficult concept for beginners to grasp. So, let’s take a closer look at what we mean when we call a lens fast or slow. [Read more…]
Apple has released the Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update version 2.7 for OS X v. 10.5 Leopard and OS X v. 10.6 Snow Leopard. The new update adds RAW support in OS X, Aperture 2 and iPhoto for the following cameras:
There are certain things that people constantly and always tend to mess up when they first start using a DSLR after moving up from a point-and-shoot. Afterward, they tend to look at their images and wonder what went wrong. These are things that shouldn’t be looked past and in order to get the maximum cash value from your DSLR, you should keep these starting tips in mind while shooting.
Apple has released a new update for Aperture 2. Version 2.1.4 is now available for download.
This update, recommended for all users of Aperture 2, addresses general compatibility, improves overall stability and fixes a number of issues involving import, web publishing, and the creation and ordering of books.
Visit Apple’s website to download the update.