Posts Tagged ‘Nik Software’

Nik Software’s Free Educational Podcast

Nik Software has announced that they are launching a new free educational podcast, Nik Radio. “Created to inspire photographers of all levels, Nik Radio delivers timely educational and inspirational content about the company’s software solutions and services through interviews and on-air lessons. The first episode of the program is available for download…on iTunes and on the Nik Software website at www.niksoftware.com/radio.”

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Midweek Photo News Roundup- A Festivus for the Rest of US

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Although this particular Wednesday—two days before Christmas— isn’t actually the middle of the work week for many of you, we’d still like to share some photo world news with you this afternoon. And since today, December 23rd, marks the unofficial day of celebration for a lesser-known December holiday called Festivus, I couldn’t resist leading with the above photo from the Seinfeld episode that spurred the Festivus phenomenon.

- Lifehacker‘s list of the most popular DIY projects of 2009 features a tutorial on how to “Deter Thieves by Uglifying Your Camera.”

- Nik Software‘s photo editing software, Viveza 2, for Photoshop, Lightroom & Aperture is now available.

- Tamron shares tips by Rick Ferro on using a shallow depth-of-field in portrait photography.

- Nikon‘s latest podcast features professional photographer, Chase Jarvis, who talks about self promotion and multimedia photography in the digital age.

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Check out the New Issue of DP!

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The new issue of Digital Photographer features profiles on top photographers, including renowned night/low-light photographer, Jill Waterman, and fine art photographer, David Julian. The issue also features hands-on reviews of new D-SLRs, compact cameras and camcorders,  including: The Canon Rebel T1i, the Sony A330, the Olympus Stylus Tough-8000, the Sigma DP-2 and the Sony HDR-XR520V. Also, check out reviews of the latest optic swap system from Lensbaby and Nik’s Dfine 2.0 noise-reducing software. Brush up on your understanding of focal length with a Back to Basics article and learn about special effects in video production.

Of course, there are always the columns you love: Digital Insider, Exposure and Inside the Image, which features the work of a DP reader. Learn how your photograph could be featured in the next issue here. We look forward to your feedback on the new issue, and as always, you can catch us on Twitter for up to the minute photo world news and Facebook for photo community discussions.

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Midweek Photo News Roundup- 7/15

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photo courtesy Hasselblad USA

It’s Wednesday afternoon and all that most people can think about is how many days, hours, minutes remain until the weekend. But not you, you’re a photographer! You’re never bored, but are always plotting your next photo shoot or researching the new D-SLR you’ve had your eye on. We’re right there with you, friend. To keep the wild world of photography on your mind midweek, here’s our roundup of what’s been happening in it lately.

- Nik Software announced its Summer 2009 Webinar schedule–six free hour-long educational webinars that will cover a range of photography topics including weddings, wildlife, portraits, landscapes, and fine art.

- Verbatim announced  its new SureFire™ line of portable combo FW800/USB2 HDDs. The palm-sized hard drives are now available with capacities of 250GB, 320GB and 500GB.

- Hasselblad will invite a limited number of photographers to join Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin and their design team at the Kennedy Space Center for an exclusive, all expenses paid weekend of seminars, professional training, and out of this world photography, in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the first lunar photographs and the launch of the new H3DII-60.

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Nik Software’s Viveza Now Available for Lightroom

Nik Software has announced that Viveza, it’s popular U-Point powered plug-in filter (reviewed in DP October/November ’08 issue), is now available for use with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 and higher, in addition to its already having been available for Photoshop, Elements and Aperture. Additionally, the complete lineup of plug-ins, including Dfine 2.0, Viveza, Color Efex Pro 3, Silver Efex Pro (see DP Winter 2009 issue soon) and Sharpener Pro, will now be on shelves at Apple Stores and apple.com.

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