Posts Tagged ‘Software’

Adobe Lightroom 6 Will Only Be Compatible with 64-Bit Operating Systems

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If you want to stay up to date with Adobe’s Lightroom software, you’ll need to make sure you’re up to date with the latest operating systems. Adobe has announced that Lightroom 6 will only be compatible with 64-bit operating systems.
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Stay Focused: An App That Brings Focus Stacking to Your iPhone Camera

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Stay Focused is a new app that brings focus stacking to the iPhone. By shooting multiple photos at different focus distances and then combining them, the app allows users to capture images with a greater depth of field than a single iPhone snap may allow.
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Android Lightroom Mobile Comes to Android, But Just Phones for Now

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Adobe has announced Lightroom mobile for Android phones. It’s an app that helps extend your workflow beyond your desktop and allows you to use your phone to review and edit your photos. Changes made through the app are automatically synced back to your Lightroom catalog on your computer.
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Snapselect: A Simple Mac App That Wants to Make Sorting and Selecting Photos Easier

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Launched today, Snapselect is a new Mac app by Macphun that’s designed to help picture takers cut down on clutter and save disk space. It’s a photo management app that’s described as “a new smart way to quickly pick your best images.”
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Lytro Unveils ‘Focus Spread’, A Feature That Lets You Pinpoint Where Focus Starts and Ends

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Lytro has released Version 4.1 of its desktop light field photo editing software, and one of the main new features is something called “Focus Spread.” It’s a revolutionary feature that takes advantage of Lytro’s “shoot now, focus later” abilities, giving photographers the ability to control where focus starts and stops in a photo.
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Lytro Branches Out from Photography, Offers Unprecedented Access to Their Tech for $20K

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The folks at Lytro have always believed that light field technology is the future, and not just for photography and storytelling. They believe that anything with a lens and a sensor can benefit from the technology, and with today’s announcement of the Lytro Platform, they’re opening up their proprietary tech to anybody who wants to partner up with them and expand light field into new markets. Read more…

Mylio: A Compelling New Way to Organize and Access All Your Photos from Anywhere

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One of the most interesting products at this year’s PhotoPlus wasn’t a camera, or a lens, or a quirky accessory hiding in one of the out-of-the-way booths. It was a service called Mylio, and it has somehow managed to get everybody (including us) very excited about, of all things, organizing and accessing your photos. Read more…

Red Giant Software Unveils Offload: A Dead-Simple Application for Transferring and Backing Up Footage

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Red Giant Software has unveiled their latest piece of programming built for videographers of all kinds. It’s called Offload, and it offers a dead simple way to securely and simultaneously transfer and backup your footage from your camera to your computer.

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Light Meter Google Glass App Allows You to Measure Light Simply by Looking Around

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Here’s a new reason you might want to consider picking up a Google Glass if you’re a photographer: it can be used as a light meter.

A new app called Google Glass Light Meter is trying to pioneer a new way of metering light — with a device strapped to your face instead of held in your hand.
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Researchers Create Software Capable of Intelligently Averaging Thousands of Photos Into One

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Researchers at UC Berkeley have created software that automatically averages hundreds or thousands of similar images to create the pinnacle of amalgamations.

Unveiled last month, AverageExplorer lets users see the average image that represents whatever collection of images they’re looking at. The idea is to break down the overwhelming amount of images given when searching through Google Images, Flickr or Bing and combining it into one visual summary of the result.
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