The D7100 is Nikon’s flagship camera in its DX-format DSLR lineup. If you’re just getting into DSLRs, or you haven’t upgraded your camera in more than 5 years, we highly recommend the D7100.
Manfrotto’s Magic Arm has become standard issue grip equipment for photographers seeking a flexible, durable, jack-of-all-trades solution that MacGyver would be proud of. Fans of the Magic Arm are going to love Manfrotto’s new Snake Arm, an innovative, compact, reimagined take on the flexible grip arm.
Flame Painter 2 is a unique program that’s not for everyone; however, creatives will find loads of excuses to play with this application. Flame brushes are just one small segment of the process, and the control and precision you have using these esoteric elements will make you feel bad for folks trying to do similar things any other way.
For creative professionals, tracking time spent on projects is a necessary fact of life. In an ideal world, your computer would track the time you spend on projects, and you could then adjust the numbers to account for mistakes, and include additional time spent on noncomputer tasks. If you spend most of your billable time in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, InCopy, or Flash, or in Microsoft Office, CreativeWorx offers exactly that possibility with their TimeTracker system.
Adobe has a color-to-black-and-white conversion feature in Photoshop and Lightroom but recently, there’s been a growing number of third-party conversion plug-ins. Now, enter BlackMagic from PSKiss with a different approach: It’s a set of more than 50 distinctly different, black-and-white Lightroom presets and brushes to convert color files to black and white.