News for the week ending November 5th

Nik Color Efex Pro 2.0 and iView MediaPro 3.0 Bundle
Nik Software announce an arrangement to bundle Nik Color Efex Pro 2.0 Select Edition and iView MediaPro 3.0. iView Multimedia Ltd., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft Corp. Nik Colour Efex is one of my favourite plug-ins and a tool I highly recommend for any imageer and photographer.

OnOne Announce Mask Pro 4.0
onOne Software has announced the release of Mask Pro 4. This upgrade to their powerful digital image masking plug-in Mask Pro 3 looks like a decent upgrade, with enhancements in many areas. Features include Wacom Tablet support, usability improvements and enhanced video tutorials should improve this already excellent tools stock with many imageers and photographers. Mask Pro should begin shipping on November 18, 2006. For more information, visit onOne Software

Fisheye-Hemi Plug-In Corrects Fisheye Distortion in Photos
Image Trends, announces the release of the Fisheye-Hemi Plug-In. It is an Adobe® Photoshop® compatible Plug-in which corrects the extreme distortions found in photos shot with a Fisheye Lens. You can obtain more information and download a demo of the plug-in at the Image Trends website.

Digital Foci announces new Image Moments Digital Photo Frame.
Digital Foci, Inc. announced last week the new redesigned “Image Moments” digital photo album frame. This new frame allows you to display and share photos directly from digital camera memory cards. Simply insert any digital camera card, with JPEG images on it, into Image Moments and the images will play back on the 8-inch LCD screen. It also supports mp3 and MPEG files. For more info visit Digital Foci.

Lowepro Shows Off the Slingshot 300 AW Camera Bag at the PhotoPlus Expo
At this year's PhotoPlus Expo, Lowepro came prepared to satisfy the wishes of the professional photographer. Joining two smaller models, they added a new Slingshot 300 AW sling backpack to accomodate larger professional camera bodies with an attached long zoom lens.

ACDSee adds Updated RAW Support to ACDSee Pro.
ACDSee Pro has been updated with RAW file support for many new models of Digital Camera. The update can be found at ACD See.