Pentax K-5 II

As a first impression, this tough, compact (5.2×3.8×2.9″) DSLR is rock-solid, with a rugged, stainless-steel chassis covered by a magnesium alloy. It also has a weather-sealed, coldproof design that makes it resistant to moisture, dust, and more.

Nikon D600

Nikon carved out a new niche with the release of the Nikon D600, which targets new-to-intermediate DSLR users who want a full-frame (FX) sensor camera but don’t need all the features and functions of a pro-level DSLR.

Perfect Photo Suite 7

Perfect Photo Suite 7 is sold in three different versions: Standard Edition, Lightroom & Aperture Edition, and Premium Edition. All editions work as standalone applications, but the Lightroom & Aperture and Premium Editions also work as plug-ins.

HDR Express 2

HDR Express 2 takes a complicated process and simplifies it, especially for people new to creating HDR images. HDR Express 2 expands your dynamic range in a photorealistic way instead of the more prevalent stylistic or surreal effects.

CSSTurbo

CSSTurbo is an Adobe Photoshop extension that generates CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) code that’s automatically copied to the clipboard to be pasted at code level in a Web editor.

Carry Speed FS-PRO Camera Sling Strap

Carry Speed’s FS-PRO Camera Sling Strap comes with a complete strap system containing a shoulder pad (the largest and widest I’ve ever seen); the strap itself with a heavy-duty metal connector; an extra wrist strap; a special shorter strap with 1/4″ screw for attaching to a telephoto lens; and a camera plate.

ColorMunki Smile

X-Rite’s ColorMunki Smile is an affordable, introductory monitor-calibration and -profiling kit, with an emphasis on ease of use. The results are very good and it’s the perfect solution for color-management holdouts.

Camtrol Prime 22 Camera Rig

The Camtrol Prime 22 is an inexpensive video or DSLR camera-stabilizing rig for equipment with a maximum load of 7 lbs.

Capture One Pro 7

Capture One Pro 7 from Phase One has an improved processing engine with an advanced Bayer Interpolation algorithm, and it comes with integrated digital asset management (DAM). Further improvements include better noise reduction, a new lens setting for tilt-shift lenses, a new Clarity setting for adding punch to photos, new export formats, and more.

FontAgent Pro 5 for Mac

FontAgent Pro is arguably the best font manager for the Mac, and this new version 5 makes it even better, with several new features and improvements.

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