Archive for May, 2011

Lightroom 3.4.1 and ACR 6.4.1 update

Posted by Robert Edwards on May 25, 2011 in Blog |

Adobe have released updates to their raw image processing applications Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw. As well as adding more camera support this release fixes several bugs. The main bug had the potential to corrupt JPEG images if they contained a large amount of metadata as explained here by Tom Hogarty. Download ACR & DNG […]

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Hold off using Media Pro 1

Posted by Robert Edwards on May 20, 2011 in Blog |

Phase One Media Pro 1 has some annoying bugs. Hold off using it or judging it just yet. An update is expected *very* soon. As a small company Phase One can bring updates quickly to market. The flip side is future release cycles *should* also be more frequent including more features.

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Photographers Rights in Australia

Posted by Robert Edwards on May 11, 2011 in Blog |

Where can you make photographs without breaking the law? Arts Law have an information sheet on Street Photographer’s Rights giving you the facts on where, what and how you can do photography in Australia.

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Phase One Media Pro 1 released

Posted by Robert Edwards on May 11, 2011 in Blog |

Phase One have released an update to Expression Media/iView. Media Pro 1 is the first update by Phase One since they acquired Expression Media from Microsoft (who had purchased the product known as iView MediaPro). This remains the most solid DAM application for photographers and creatives. Phase One Media Pro 1 (image courtesy Phase One) […]

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Getty buys Photolibrary.com

Posted by Robert Edwards on May 4, 2011 in Blog |

Getty Images has acquired competitor Photolibrary.com, based in Australia. Founded in 1967 Photolibrary are one of the top five image and video libraries in the world. This is an attempt for Getty increase market share and expand into Asia and the Middle East.

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Getty Images acquires PicScout

Posted by Robert Edwards on May 2, 2011 in Blog |

Getty Images has acquired PicScout, a company that developed ImageTracker technology that scours the internet in search of unauthorised use of copyrighted images. In 2008 Getty Images itself was sold to a private equity firm Hellman & Friedman.

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