Fotomagico 4.6 – Review

Fotomagico 4 Price: $99.99 Company: Boinx Software Photographers like to show their work to people around them, and on the Internet. There are multiple

About Steve Hammond

Steve is a computer geek, and he has been for many years. He has studied computer science for 15 years, with a college degree in computer science, a backchelor degree in computer with a minor in mathematics, and a Master degree in computer science. In high school he was initiated to computer on an Apple II, then his parents bought him a Commodore 64, then a Mac Plus. But in computer science, DOS and Windows PC were used mostly, so he switched to the dark side for a while. In 2000 he began doing some photography, then discovered iPhoto which make him come back to the Macintosh in 2002. Since, he became a Mac geek again and he sure won't turn back to the PC.

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Capture One Pro 8 – Review, Part II

  Capture One Pro 8: $299 (or $15 per month subscription) Phase One USA Last time, Phase One’s Capture One Pro 8 (version 8.3)

About Mark Sealey

Mark Sealey is a British expatriate working and living in Southern California with his artist/writer wife, Roberta Lannes-Sealey, whom he met in 1996, when the web, she and he were much younger. Mark's interest in computers began in the the early ‘80s when his father suggested that, If we don’t understand how to control them, they’ll creep up behind us and make life unbearable. Have they? Using the venerable Acorn system until his move to the US, Mark wrote extensively about the BBC and RISC machines. He concentrated chiefly on education, music and productivity/system software; at the time Micronet and Prestel led the way for wide area networking… he published over 2,000 articles for these outlets. After graduating with a humanities degree, Mark was a teacher for 20 years until 1994 - first in Italy then the UK. Becaming increasingly attracted to the world of information technology as a major contributor to children’s learning and development, he eventually moved to editing the UK’s chief journals in the educational computing. He has always enjoyed freelance reviewing, consulting, editing and writing. When he moved to the US, he was fortunate enough to find full time employment at a major arts non-profit as a software engineer; though it’s doubtful if there’s a single skill which he was originally hired to use that’s still in daily use. Mark is also a composer of chamber and orchestral music, music critic, a published poet, photographer and environmentalist with an enthusiasm for fitness, vegan nutrition and long distance running. He is now convinced that only humans’ humility can save our planet.

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Capture One Pro 8 – Review, Part I

Capture One Pro 8: $299 (or $15 per month subscription) Phase One USA  Apple’s Digital Asset Management (DAM) and photo editing software, Aperture, was

About Mark Sealey

Mark Sealey is a British expatriate working and living in Southern California with his artist/writer wife, Roberta Lannes-Sealey, whom he met in 1996, when the web, she and he were much younger. Mark's interest in computers began in the the early ‘80s when his father suggested that, If we don’t understand how to control them, they’ll creep up behind us and make life unbearable. Have they? Using the venerable Acorn system until his move to the US, Mark wrote extensively about the BBC and RISC machines. He concentrated chiefly on education, music and productivity/system software; at the time Micronet and Prestel led the way for wide area networking… he published over 2,000 articles for these outlets. After graduating with a humanities degree, Mark was a teacher for 20 years until 1994 - first in Italy then the UK. Becaming increasingly attracted to the world of information technology as a major contributor to children’s learning and development, he eventually moved to editing the UK’s chief journals in the educational computing. He has always enjoyed freelance reviewing, consulting, editing and writing. When he moved to the US, he was fortunate enough to find full time employment at a major arts non-profit as a software engineer; though it’s doubtful if there’s a single skill which he was originally hired to use that’s still in daily use. Mark is also a composer of chamber and orchestral music, music critic, a published poet, photographer and environmentalist with an enthusiasm for fitness, vegan nutrition and long distance running. He is now convinced that only humans’ humility can save our planet.

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Intensify Pro – Review

Intensify Pro Macphun Software Price: $60.00 Intensify Pro is a photo editing application for Macs with a seemingly magical ability to make pictures pop

About Sam Negri

Sam Negri is a desert dweller and professional journalist. During a 50 year career based in Tucson, Arizona, USA, he traveled and wrote about every corner of the Desert Southwest. Sam is an active bicyclist, photographer, opera lover, and piano student.

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PhotoPresenter 4
Review

PhotoPresenter 4 App Developer: Boinx Software Ltd Version Reviewed: 4.1.6 License: US$9.99 – Requires Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later If you like showing

About Mark Greentree

Mark Greentree is the principle blogger and podcast creator of www.everydaymacsupport.com. His aim is to inform users at all levels of experience how to get the most out of the Apple hardware and associated software. He is also the lead host on Not Another Mac Podcast, an Apple based round table discussion with Mac users and experts from all over world.

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It’s Not Happening Yet

The death of Steve Jobs did more than rob the tech industry of a visionary. It also robbed some people of confidence in Apple

About Scott Willsey

Scott is a long time Apple enthusiast whose first personally owned computer was the original 128k Macintosh introduced in 1984. He has 35 years of experience computing experience, working with Apple II, Mac OS X, Windows, and a variety of flavors of Unix and Linux, and last but far from least, iOS. Scott can be reached on Twitter at @scottaw and his website is at saw66.com.

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Review – Portraiture Plug-in Version 2.3 for Apple Aperture

Portraiture Plug-in Version 2.3 for Apple Aperture Company: Imagenomic Price: $199.95 http://www.imagenomic.com/pt.aspx Almost every picture of people you see in magazines or on the

About Steve Hammond

Steve is a computer geek, and he has been for many years. He has studied computer science for 15 years, with a college degree in computer science, a backchelor degree in computer with a minor in mathematics, and a Master degree in computer science. In high school he was initiated to computer on an Apple II, then his parents bought him a Commodore 64, then a Mac Plus. But in computer science, DOS and Windows PC were used mostly, so he switched to the dark side for a while. In 2000 he began doing some photography, then discovered iPhoto which make him come back to the Macintosh in 2002. Since, he became a Mac geek again and he sure won't turn back to the PC.

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Mac the Shutterbug

Digital photography has revolutionized the photography industry. I remember when, for most people, learning about photography primarily centered on learning the craft up to

About Scott Willsey

Scott is a long time Apple enthusiast whose first personally owned computer was the original 128k Macintosh introduced in 1984. He has 35 years of experience computing experience, working with Apple II, Mac OS X, Windows, and a variety of flavors of Unix and Linux, and last but far from least, iOS. Scott can be reached on Twitter at @scottaw and his website is at saw66.com.

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MyMac Podcast #124
Bakari and Ted Padova


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Bakari joins the show this week to chat with Guy, Tim, and Chad about Apple’s Aperture and Adobe’s LightRoom. DRM-Free iTunes music is also a big topic. Nemo interviews author Ted Padova on his new Adobe Acrobat 8 PDF Bible. And finally, Robert looks at three products, including LX Triple Display Lift Stand, the QuickCam Ultra Vision, and the IChatUSBCam

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Links from the show:
Ted Padova
Adobe Acrobat User Community
Adobe Acrobat 8 PDF Bible
LX Triple Display Lift Stand
QuickCam Ultra Vision
IChatUSBCam

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Three Aperture Books Reviewed


Any of the three books under review will effectively get you into and through Aperture. The first hurdle to understanding this massive program is understanding it’s structure and management tools. Aperture is about photo management for heavy digital photography shooters. Here are three books that may help you get the most from the application.

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From iPhoto to Aperture

I’ve been an avid fan of iPhoto since it was first introduced about five years ago. Of course the revolution in digital photography inspired me to take videography and photography to a professional level, but having an effective way to organize and edit my photos was equally inspiring.

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