News from the photo world focused on amateur/enthusiast and professionals.
Phase One has released version 6 of Capture One RAW processing and editing software.
Additions include non destructive local changes tool (similar to Adobe Lightroom), so called "keystone distortion correction" to correct perspective distorsions hard to be corrected since they are not linear (feature currently missing in Lightroom).
Adobe has released Lightroom 3.2, together with Photoshop plugin Camera Raw 6.2.
What's been added:
Canon has announced the EOS 60D in the mid-range segment, after a lot of rumours and expectations. Actually it is not exactly a full upgrade of the 50D, let's see briefly why.
It does offer new and upgraded capabilities like:
Adobe has released final version of Camera Raw 6.1 (raw processing plug-in for Photoshop CS5): it includes the new processing engine (used in the upcoming Lightroom v3) and the important Lens Correction feature that corrects chromatic aberration, distorsion and vignetting using a database of lens profile (user extensibile). Also support for new cameras is introduced (like Olympus E-600).
Phase One, producer of one other popular RAW development software, has announced its acquisition of Microsoft's Expression Media digital asset management (DAM) software.
DAM software provides support for importing, browsing, organizing, basic editing, sharing digital media (i.e. images and videos).