The Essentials by Trek-Tech

“Includes £80 worth of free accessories”

The Essentials from Trek-Tech is a new collection of multipurpose photography and video stabilization tools. The Essentials packs a Go! PRO (monopod, tripod and hiking staff), table-top tripod, pan and tilt video head and a versatile clamping arm into a single compact bag that fits in a carry-on.

The Essentials retails at £154.99 Inc VAT & includes £80 worth of free accessories. Continue Reading

Adobe Delivers Lightroom 3 Public Beta Update

Adobe today released an update to its Photoshop Lightroom 3 beta software, available immediately through Adobe Labs. Building on the success of the first Lightroom 3 beta, which was downloaded by more than 350,000 photographers, Lightroom 3 beta 2 incorporates feedback from the first iteration of the beta while offering users several new features and greatly improved performance throughout the application. Continue Reading

PaintShop Photo Pro X3 Review

PaintShop image editing software seems to have been around since the invention of the computer, that’s not saying or implying that this software is old and out of date, in fact far from it.

The first obvious difference from previous versions is in the name, it now has an added “Photo” in the title. Besides a new name there are plenty of other new features to make this a worthwhile upgrade or a first choice for an image editing application, photo-i takes an in-depth look

New free versions of award-winning software products PhotoTools 2.5 and PhotoFrame 4.5 provide free resources for photographers, including free presets for Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw, onOne Exchange and the new onOne University.

onOne Software, has now released two fully-functional Photoshop plug-ins: PhotoTools 2.5 Free and the new PhotoFrame 4.5 Free. The free plug-ins for Photoshop are based on the award winning versions of PhotoTools 2.5 Standard Edition and PhotoFrame 4.5 Standard Edition and are compatible with Photoshop CS2, CS3 and CS4. Continue Reading

Wacom, today introduces its newly redesigned Cintiq 21UX interactive pen display, delivering state-of-the-art pen performance and innovative ergonomics. Designed specifically to meet the demanding needs of professional photographers, designers, artists and animators, the new Cintiq 21UX offers unparalleled creative control, comfort and productivity. Continue Reading

Nikon ‘I AM’ ad. campaign shot in HD video on Nikon D3S
Nikon today launches a new advertising campaign throughout Europe, which highlights the brand’s rich heritage of professionalism and innovation, along with its appreciation of the fun and emotional rewards of capturing special moments. The new ‘I AM Nikon’ campaign incorporates television, print and digital media and positions Nikon ‘at the heart of the image’ and the creative photography process. Continue Reading

acdsee pro 3 review

I have been a loyal user of ACDSee photo management applications for a number of years. ACDSee  provides a fast and easy way to manage digital files, whether it is just downloading from camera or card reader, or simply trying to locate images in a large collection of pictures. Now ACDSee have introduced the Pro 3 version and I am keen to take a close look at what’s new and see how this performs. Read our full review

The Panasonic DMC-G2 LUMIX G Micro System

Part of the highly commended Lumix G Micro System of digital still cameras, the 12.1 megapixel DMC-G2 is stylish, sophisticated and packed with features – whilst remaining committed to ease of use even for beginners. Standing out from the crowd, the new DMC-G2 is the world’s first interchangeable lens system camera with touch-control shooting1, offering consumers an entirely new kind of system camera shooting. Continue Reading

The Panasonic DMC-G10 LUMIX G Micro System

Boasting a host of advanced digital functions, with outstanding image quality and a compact DSLR style body, Panasonic’s new DMC-G10 is the latest addition to the award winning Lumix G Micro System of cameras. Joining a family of innovative members – the DMC-G1 was the first interchangeable lens system camera based on the Micro Four Thirds System standard with dramatic downsizing of the body adopting the mirror-less structure. Continue Reading