SpyderHD from Datacolor is a comprehensive color-management system that allows photographers and videographers to deliver accurate, uniform color from capture to image editing to presentation.

OmniFocus 2

OmniFocus 2 is a next-generation, gorgeously designed GTD (Getting Things Done) app for Mac OS X. Install it on both your Mac and iPhone, and you can manage anything from single photo shoots to all the tasks that you need to finish (sequentially or parallel) when you’re working on a fashion project or product catalog.


Fledgling professional photographers quickly realize that running a successful photography business is about a lot more than just making great pictures.

Portraiture Video Plug-in

Photographers often retouch portraits for skin blemishes, and you can do the same when editing a video. The algorithm to make skin smoother and improve its looks is the same, but to accommodate a moving subject, you must have the means to follow the subject’s face as it moves across the frames.


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.

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