Portland, OR – April 27, 2007 – onOne Software, Inc., announces today the immediate availability of its Photoshop® CS3 compatible Genuine Fractals 5 and Genuine Fractals Print Pro 5 Photoshop plug-ins. Featuring improved scaling technology, faster performance, several new features, a new user interface and greater ease of use, Genuine Fractals 5 now enables users to enlarge their digital images over 1000% (10,000% area equivalent) with no loss in image quality.
Tewksbury, Mass., April 24, 2007 – Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID), today announced that its Consumer division, Pinnacle Systems, Inc., is launching the next-generation Pinnacle Studio line of video editing software, the first choice in consumer video editing software solutions. Slated to reach store shelves in May 2007, the Pinnacle Studio 11 family is designed to meet the needs of a wide range of video enthusiasts with three products – Studio, Studio Plus and Studio Ultimate. The product family offers powerful video creation and sharing capabilities that address the latest consumer video trends, including support for new HD media types like AVCHD, the new operating system Microsoft Windows Vista, and Web publishing for online video sharing.
April 21, 2007 — Digital Film Tools releases new versions of 55mm, Digital Film Lab, EZ Mask, Light, Ozone, Snap and zMatte for Adobe Photoshop versions 7 through CS3 and Photoshop Elements as well as new Intel Mac compatible versions of 55mm, Digital Film Lab, Composite Suite, and zMatte for Avid Editing Systems– specifically Avid Media Composer 2.5.1 and higher and Avid Xpress Pro 5.5.1 and higher.
Now here’s your chance to really make your mark as a photographer. Take a picture of a natural or manmade landmark from anywhere on the four corners of the globe and submit it to Tamron’s 2007 Photo Contest: “Make Your Mark: Photographing Natural or Manmade Landmarks Around the World.” The leading photo lens company is looking for images from photo enthusiasts that creatively capture a natural or manmade landmark. Images can range from natural splendors like the Grand Canyon or Niagara Falls, or manmade wonders such as the Eiffel Tower or the Taj Majal. The Tamron photo contest is open to Tamron lens owners residing in the USA.
Raleigh, NC (April 17, 2007) — Alien Skin Software today released Macintosh Universal updates for all their Photoshop plug-ins: Snap Art, BlowUp, Exposure, Eye Candy 5: Textures, Eye Candy 5: Nature, Eye Candy 5:Impact, Xenofex 2, Image Doctor, and Splat!. These updates are compatible with the upcoming Photoshop CS3 release from Adobe Systems, Inc. Alien Skin’s Universal plug-ins provide a significant performance increase on Intel-based Macintosh computers.
Transcend Information, Inc., a global leading company in flash memory cards, is very pleased to announce its 8GB high-speed SD High Capacity (SDHC) Class 6 card. Formatted in FAT32, the SDHC is the new generation of SD cards (Version 2.0) that can reach up to an enormous 32GB capacity.
PORTLAND, OR (April 2007) – LaCie today announced its first wide format, wide gamut LCD. The LaCie 526 Monitor, a 25.5” LCD in the new 500 Series range, is ideal for digital photography, prepress, CAD, video editing and creative design. It offers a combination of the best LCD panel technology available and advanced calibration tools for professional applications where color accuracy is a critical requirement.
WHEAT RIDGE, CO. The second annual Nature Photography Day will be observed on Friday, June 15. According to Kathy Adams Clark, president of the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA), “June 15 is the perfect date to celebrate nature photography. The birds, butterflies, trees, and flowers are in perfect condition with the onset of summer. I encourage everyone to get out and capture a scene by using a camera.”