Nikon Capture NX2.3.1 Released

Hey D4 and D800/D800E shooters - Nikon Capture NX2.3.1 is now released to enable RAW file compatibility for your new camera. Even if you aren’t buying a D4 or D800/D800E, then I still recommend upgrading for the new D-Lighting improvements and for some of the user interface improvements.
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Nik Announces Color Efex Pro 4

Nik just announced the new version of Color Efex Pro 4.0. It is a wonderful upgrade to their current software and allows using multiple filters at one time.
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Phase One Is Stepping it Up

If you are like most photographers, you are heavily invested in Adobe software. Many shooters I work with use Adobe Photoshop CS5 or Elements while also using Lightroom 3 for their organizational needs. I use these products as well and have grown to firmly rely on them over the years. However, there are lots of [...]

The Venerable S-Curve

There are many plugins and special software products designed to help you enhance your photographs. I use a lot of them and think they are extremely helpful for our digital workflow. However, I hear from lots of people that they don’t want to use all the fancy software. Rather, they just want something simple they [...]

HDRtist Free Software for Mac

I just downloaded a free copy of HDRtist from and have been having a great time playing with this new HDR program. Right now, HDRtist is only available for the Mac platform (sorry PC folks).
The program is extremely easy to use and only requires you to tell it which photographs to use for creating the HDR [...]