Category Archives: Software

Hasselblad updates Phocus software

Hasselblad has released Phocus 2.9, the latest version of its free software for Mac and Windows. The major new feature is support for closed loop colour calibration. Users can create a colour calibration made using the exact lightning setup used for the shoot and apply this directly to the raw camera data. Continue reading

Adobe calls time on Photoshop CS6

Adobe has said that the next Camera Raw update, v9.1.1, is to be the last one to support Photoshop CS6. Future updates will only apply to the Creative Cloud software. CS6 will of course continue to work but in future it won’t be possible to use it to edit raw images from newer cameras. Continue reading

Affinity image editor launched

Serif, which has quietly built up an impressive reputation for good quality, low-priced imaging software, has launched Affinity Photo. This has been highly anticipated since the company ran a pubic beta program earlier this year, mainly because it appears to be a fairly serious alternative to Adobe’s Photoshop, but at a fraction of the price. Continue reading

Xara updates Photo and Graphic Designer

Xara has released the latest version of its creative design and photo editing software, Xara Photo and Graphic Designer v11, though most of the new features seem to be around vector design rather than photo editing. Continue reading