Tagged: Update

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Canon Updates EOS 7D Firmware to 2.0.3

Just last month Canon released the new EOS 7D Firmware 2.0 and today they have pushed out a little maintenance release. This firmware release doesn’t add any new features but corrects a few issues...

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RAW vs. JPEG – Deciding which is best for you

Yes, RAW vs. JPEG, the seemingly endless debate, almost as bad as Mac vs. PC or Film vs. Digital and people have been asking me to write up an article on this based on my opinion and experience and I have really put this article off for a long time as I wanted to be as unbiased in how I write this given that this is a very biased topic.

Lightroom 3.3 and Camera Raw 6.3 are now available 0

Lightroom 3.3 and Camera Raw 6.3 are now available

Lightroom 3.3 and Camera Raw 6.3 are now available as final releases on Adobe.com and through the update mechanisms available in Photoshop CS5 and Lightroom 3.  These updates include bug fixes, new camera support and...

Lightroom Update for Leica M9 Customers 0

Lightroom Update for Leica M9 Customers

The Lightroom 2.6 update included a bug that could cause Lightroom to crash unexpectedly when encountering certain raw files from the Leica M9 camera. This bug is an unfortunate consequence of attempting to tune...

Canon Firmware Update for 5D Mk II Adds Manual Video Control 1

Canon Firmware Update for 5D Mk II Adds Manual Video Control

While the Canon EOS 5D Mark II was a revolution in the fact that it supported full motion, full definition HD video recording, one of the major drawbacks with the video mode was the lack of control over the camera’s settings. Not that the lack of manual control made the video unusable, but for such a high-end camera, photographers wanted more control over the different settings.

ControlTL Firmware v4.250 Optimizes HSS/FP Sync 0

ControlTL Firmware v4.250 Optimizes HSS/FP Sync

South Burlington, VT — Through-the-shoe communications allow PocketWizard radios, with version 4.250 ControlTL firmware, to significantly boost the performance of the High Speed Sync (HSS) feature of Canon Speedlite flashes. This means more light (which equals greater working distance), faster recycling times and more flashes per battery set when shooting in Canon’s HSS/FP Flash mode.

Lensbaby Composer and Optic System 7

Lensbaby Composer and Optic System

In the beginning there was the original Lensbaby lens, a simple bellows system with push-pull focus and left/right and up/down sweet spot selection. Then came the Lensbaby 3G that allowed you to fine tune the sweet spot after locking it down so that you can easily repeat the same shot and settings.

Now, the Lensbaby Composer promises a lens that is easier to use, better control over focusing, and a selection of different optic inserts to give you a variety of different effects.

Lightroom 2.3 and Camera Raw 5.3 Now Available 0

Lightroom 2.3 and Camera Raw 5.3 Now Available

Lightroom 2.3 and Camera Raw 5.3 have graduated from Adobe Labs and are now available as final releases on Adobe.com. These updates include camera support for the following models:(Previously provided in the release candidates of these updates)

Canon Announces Two New Tilt-Shift Lenses 3

Canon Announces Two New Tilt-Shift Lenses

Today Canon dropped two new tilt-shift lenses that update the previous models that were discontinued recently. The new TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II offers enhanced functionality and image quality in its most popular tilt-shift focal length. Designed with UD glass to minimize and compensate for chromatic aberrations and specially coated aspherical elements for the highest possible glare-free image quality, this tilt-shift lens features an angle of view of 74°. New TS revolving lets users freely combine tilting and shifting within the range of +/- 90° in the direction of movement.

OnOne Software’s Genuine Fractals 6.0

OnOne Software’s Genuine Fractals 6.0

If you have ever re-sized an image you know that you always lose a lot of image quality whenever you do that, especially when having to blow things up really large. The solution may just be with OnOne Software’s Genuine Fractals 6. This tool is designed purely to handle your image resizing needs. For myself, I often have to scale things like screenshots for use in the books that I have been writing so that the images look good in the books.

List of Free Adobe Lightroom Presets 5

List of Free Adobe Lightroom Presets

We get asked all the time for more and more Lightroom presets and were do find good free ones. I have been working on this list for a while now and will do my best to keep it updated. If you have suggestions for us to add to the list, please leave a comment. I have tried to only list sites that have more than just a couple of presets but if you know of some really good ones, be sure and let me know.

Camera Raw 5.3 and Lightroom 2.3 Available on Adobe Labs 0

Camera Raw 5.3 and Lightroom 2.3 Available on Adobe Labs

Camera Raw 5.3 and Lightroom 2.3 Release Candidates are now available on Adobe Labs.(Camera Raw 5.3, Lightroom 2.3) The release includes new camera support for the following models:

* Nikon D3X
* Olympus E-30

There are several bug fixes in this update

Canon Releases EOS 40D Firmware 1.1.1 0

Canon Releases EOS 40D Firmware 1.1.1

Firmware update Version 1.1.1 incorporates the following fixes and improvements.

1. Fixes a malfunction that in rare occurrence causes a low battery indication to be displayed when using the EF 85mm F1.2L II USM lens. Depending on the battery check timing of the camera, the battery level displayed on the camera’s LCD data panel may shows Battery will be exhausted soon or Battery must be recharged, even though the battery capacity is sufficient.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.2 Released 1

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.2 Released

Lightroom 2.2 is now available on Adobe.com. (Mac, Win) The release includes new camera support for the following models:

* Canon EOS 5D Mark II
* Canon PowerShot G10
* Panasonic DMC-G1**
* Panasonic DMC-FX150**
* Panasonic DMC-FZ28**
* Panasonic DMC-LX3**
* Leica D-LUX 4**