StackShot

Both macro and small product photography share the problem of shallow depth of field (DOF) with a single shot, and with it, loss of detail that might otherwise strengthen the image.

Motion Pulse BlackBox Edition

Video Copilot has been the Apple of the motion graphics industry for years. From lens flares to bringing 3D into After Effects, Video Copilot has been the gift that keeps on giving.

Nodes 2

Completely Overhauled Compositing Powerhouse Nodes 2 is a video plug-in that works with Apple’s Final Cut Pro X and Motion, and Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro. Using Nodes 2, you can create lower thirds, titles, and infographics, and if you run it inside After Effects or Motion, you can also create images and image [...]

G-RAID with Removable Drives

There are a lot of external storage solutions with many different configurations available today. Depending on your specific needs, it’s no longer just about size and speed, but about connections and compatibility.

Exposure 6

New Features Make Images Look Handcrafted Bringing the analog film world to digital photography is what Exposure does for photographers. From discontinued (as most are) film emulation to push and pull effects and creative manipulation, Alien Skin continues to lead the pack with this latest update. Over time, I’ve reviewed each software version, and the [...]

Elinchrom ELC Pro HD

Look out mono strobe lovers, there’s a new sheriff in town and its name is ELC, short for Elinchrom Compact. Elinchrom’s ELC Pro HD 500 and 1000 Ws mono heads are the new product to beat.

Ray Flash 2

Ray Flash 2 is a universal ring flash adapter that emulates the classic studio ring light look that studio photographers cherish for portrait and macro photography and makes it available for photographers on location shoots.

PortraitPro 12 Studio

Professional retouching in Photoshop requires years of experience and hours of meticulous work, but with life moving a thousand miles per hour, it’s rare we have the luxury to devote that time to every image. Coming to our aid is PortraitPro 12 Studio, which improves upon an already rich collection of features and adds a couple of great new ones.

Profoto Umbrella Deep and Shallow

World-renowned lighting manufacturer Profoto has introduced 12 new high-quality umbrellas in four sizes, two different shapes, and with three different fabrics. The 12 umbrella models are divided into two types: Deep and Shallow.

ArcSoft Portrait+ 3

There’s so much software that chases Photoshop with regard to correcting and retouching photographs. The fine line between images that have been corrected almost undetectably and those that seem like unrealistic plastic surgery is often crossed. When it comes to faces, however, there’s an easy way to retouch with just a few clicks.

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