Archive for January, 2012

Kodak files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Posted by Robert Edwards on January 20, 2012 in Blog |

Kodak has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Kodak, once the dominant force in photography and pioneer in digital, say they will restructure and emerge in 2013. Via Rob Galbraith.

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Phase One Media Pro 1.2 released

Posted by Robert Edwards on January 11, 2012 in Blog |

Phase One have released an update to Media Pro. As well as new camera support metadata support has been improved: Better support for exporting annotations/metadata to XMP sidecars. Catalog sets, custom fields and hierarchical keywords may be exported to XMP sidecars. Will always be included when extracting metadata. Two new general preferences increasing flexibility of […]

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Lightroom 4 beta

Posted by Robert Edwards on January 10, 2012 in Blog |

Adobe have made Lightroom 4 available as a free public beta. Nothing new for DAM but lots of improvements for image processing. There are more options for local area correction including White Balance and Noise Reduction, basic video editing, and soft proofing.

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Posted by Robert Edwards on January 9, 2012 in Blog |

Friend and colleague John Beardsworth launched a new website dedicated to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. John is a rare breed: author, avid photographer, software engineer, knowledgable image archivist,  and a straight talker.

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Bibble acquired by Corel

Posted by Robert Edwards on January 6, 2012 in Blog |

Bibble Labs who make the multi-platform raw conversion software Bibble were recently purchased by Corel. A post in the Bibble forums informs users an official announcement will be made at CES next week. Bibble was the first alternative photographers had to the expensive and/or limited raw conversion software available from camera manufacturers. I began using Bibble in […]

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