Adobe Announces New Camera Raw, Lightroom and DNG Converter Release Candidates


Adobe today announced the Photoshop Camera Raw 5.6, Lightroom 2.6 and DNG Converter 5.6 Release Candidates, available for immediate download on Adobe Labs. The term ‘release candidate’ means this update is well tested but would benefit from additional community testing to provide the highest quality experience for customers working on [...] Read more »

Leica Camera AG and Hermès Paris present the special LEICA M7 Edition ‘Hermès’ in limited quantities


Leica Camera AG, Solms presents a new, limited special edition – the LEICA M7 Edition ‘Hermès’. As the successor to the ‘LEICA MP Edition Hermès’ launched in 2003, this is now the second series of cameras created in cooperation with Hermès, the Parisian company renowned throughout the world for its [...] Read more »

X-Rite Says Show Us Your ColorMunki & Win Big


Contest For Side-splitting Videos Featuring ColorMunki On YouTube – Up To 500USD Monthly Cash Awards Plus 2,500USD Grand Prize Grand Rapids, MI – November 16, 2009 – X-Rite (NASDAQ: XRIT), Incorporated, the world leader in color management and measurement technologies, launches a Show Us Your Munki contest, featuring its award-winning [...] Read more »

Magazines Now Admit to Airbrushing Baby Shots


As unbelievable as this may sound babies are getting airbrushed to make them look more beautiful. Apparently, babies aren’t pretty enough with what nature game them since retouching removes those infant blemishes and those cute little wrinkles even though it’s supposed to be minimal. We’re not sure whether to laugh [...] Read more »

Is Robert Capa’s Photo of the Falling Soldier Really a Fake?


The controversy over Robert Capa’s Falling Soldier photograph continues. The famous shot showing a Spanish soldier captured at the very moment of his death is no stranger to controversy. So-called new evidence claims that the image was faked. Recently, we spoke with a professional photographer and educator from Spain during [...] Read more »

Mike Tyson Takes on Paparazzi with One Two Punch


Mike Tyson has gone into the ring with the paparazzi. One photographer wasn’t lucky at all with claims that blood was everywhere. Some people, although not so public, support Tyson because they feel the “paps” have really gotten out of control. The photographer was lost Round 1 describes the ordeal [...] Read more »

Ricoh Introduces World’s Smallest Digital Camera with Interchangeable Lenses


Lens, image sensor, and image processing engine integrated into a single interchangeable unit. World’s smallest and lightest*. Tokyo, Japan, November 10, 2009—Ricoh Co., Ltd. (president and CEO: Shiro Kondo) today announced the development and release of the GXR interchangeable unit camera system featuring the world’s smallest and lightest* digital camera [...] Read more »

Black Friday Deals Might Be Boon to Photographers


Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving. In the United States Black Friday is November 27. For astute photographers there might be special deals shaping up that can prove to be real bargains. This generally means anyone interested has to get up very early and wait in line with other [...] Read more »