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Phase One Releases Capture One Pro 8.2

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Update adds most advanced color grading options of any RAW converter COPENHAGEN, March 24, 2015 – Phase One today released Capture One Pro 8.2 with more tools to deliver a competitive edge for professional photographers. Capture One Pro is renowned for its optimal raw file conversion and intuitive image editing for more productive workflows. Customers…

Apple Patent Clues the future of iPhone photography

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by Sean Keach 25 March 2015 – TrustedReviews,com Apple has patented a new camera technology that could drastically improve the photography potential of future iPhones. The system, published yesterday by the US Patent and Trademark office, details various new technologies, including a light-splitting cube and moveable lenses. The patent, titled ‘Digital camera with light splitter’,…

Canon Cinema Cameras and Lenses Deliver the Cinematic Image Quality, High Mobility, and Low-Light Imaging Needed to Capture A Ballerina’s Tale

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  Graceful movement and precise timing are not only essential elements of ballet, they’re also vital to filming it. This was the challenge faced by cinematographer Cliff Charles when he shot the performance segments of A Ballerina’s Tale, which documents American Ballet Theatre soloist Misty Copeland’s journey back to the stage after a nearly career-ending…

The story behind the world’s most famous photograph

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 © Steve McCurry   By Jake Wallis Simons, for CNN Updated 6:09 PM ET, Mon March 23, 2015 (CNN)Three decades ago, Steve McCurry took arguably the most iconic picture of all time. Yet even after all this time, the pre-eminent photographer brims with enthusiasm when he talks about “Afghan Girl.” “I knew she had an…

Introducing Layout from Instagram

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. March 24, 2015 – Instagram Blog Today we’re announcing Layout from Instagram, a new app that lets you easily combine multiple photos into a single image. It’s fun, it’s simple and it gives you a new way to flex your creativity.When you open Layout, we automatically show you previews of custom layouts as you…

LayersXXL Enhances Photoshop Elements with 180 Photo & Design Features

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The Plugin Site (www.ThePluginSite.com) is pleased to announceLayersXXL, which adds up to 180 powerful features to Photoshop Elements for Windows that were previously only available in Photoshop. These features are available asnew menu items (in light green color), icons and dialogs, so they seamlessly integrate into the user interface of Photoshop Elements. LayersXXL upgrades Photoshop Elements…

How to Turn an iPad and iPhone Into a Negative Film Viewing Station

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Published on March 22, 2015 by Michael Zhang – PetaPixel.com A few years ago, we wrote about how phones can be used as negative film strip viewers by simply inverting the screens. Swedish photographer Adam af Ekenstam took the idea a step further by using an iPad and iPhone together as a simple yet powerful negative…

WPPI 2015 Wedding and Portrait Photography Conference + Expo Realizes Growth in Nearly Every Measure

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  Expanding Conference + Expo Sees more than 12,500 Registered Attendees; Significant Growth in Seminars & Contest Entrants; and 278 Exhibitors Spread Over 76,100 Square Feet NEW YORK, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — It is only fitting that the 2015 Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) Conference + Expo, which showed significant growth in nearly every…

Lytro Raises $50 Million in Shift Toward Virtual Reality and Video

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By Digital Imaging Reporter – www.direporter.com Mountain View, CA—Early this year, Lytro reported it raised $50 million as part of a strategic plan to shift its light field technology from photography into video and virtual reality. It also announced it would cut a portion of its workforce. “We are going to have to make some…