Sibelius 6 resources

On April 6, 2011, in Audio, Book Review, Features, by Mark Sealey


Resources for Avid's Sibelius 6

Resources for Avid's Sibelius 6

Sibelius 6 is far and away best-of-breed as the gold standard of music notation software. The main review examines this latest version, its strengths and what makes it so successful. But the resources to which most users will want to turn have musch to recommend them as well.

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Review – X-Rite ColorChecker Passport

On July 21, 2010, in Macintosh, Review, by Ian Scott-Parker
X-Rite ColorChecker Passport
Company: X-Rite
Price: MSRP $99.00 U.S.
Many photographers down the years have tried to bring order and discipline to their work. American readers may be familiar with Ansel Adams and his Zone System. In the UK, mountain photographer W.A. Poucher even suggested there might be a standard combination of film, aperture, and shutter speed instead of changing those values for every shot. Poucher, a perfume and cosmetics scientist by trade, went so far as to list the best routes and viewpoints for well known mountain peaks, and  that brought him a wide readership in the post-WWII world of expanding interest in outdoor recreation. All that was required was to follow the Poucher formula, then wait for the right light. You knew there had to be a catch!

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About Ian Scott-Parker

After training as a cartographic surveyor and then draughtsman, Ian worked in the haulage and manufacturing sectors before retraining to operate a short-run digital-color print studio. He spent the larger part of the last century of the previous millennium in the UK and the larger part of the present millennium in the USA, but claims to look younger than that makes him sound. Now retired, he lives as an Internet recluse with his wife Beth, whom he met through MyMac, and three unruly rescue dogs, Sammy, Tika, and Gracie.

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