How’d They Do That?

In a recent issue of Layers magazine, we asked readers to submit their favorite print, Web, and video designs currently in the marketplace. In turn, we promised to track down the original creators and force them to tell us their secrets

Olympus E-620

The 12.3-megapixel Olympus E-620 is one of the lightest, most compact DSLRs on the market. It succeeds Olympus’s E-520 and inherits features from the higher end E-30 DSLR.

Fixing Panorama Alignment in Photoshop CS4

Photomerge in Photoshop CS4 does an amazing job of aligning and blending panoramas, but occasionally you run into an image where there’s a glitch that has to be fixed manually.

Formatting UV Maps for 3D Models in Photoshop CS4

Stephen Burns moves 3D models between Lightwave and Photoshop and edits UV maps in this tutorial. Click here to watch Part 1 of this series. Look for Parts 3, and 4 coming soon!

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

The SX1 IS includes full HD video capture (1920×1080 at 30fps), 25 shooting modes, and a host of other features.

Swift 3D 6

Thank goodness for Swift 3D 6. It’s a 3D application made specifically for Flash designers.

Prezi

Prezi is a Flash-based visualization, storytelling, and presentation tool that allows you to create nonlinear presentations.

NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800 for Mac

The new professional-level Quadro FX 4800 with 1.5 GB of memory brings a much-needed performance upgrade to the Mac Pro lineup.

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