Adobe Lightroom 3.5 Update Brings RAW Support For High End Compact Cameras

Adobe has today released a new update for its Lightroom 3.5  photographic software and Photoshop bringing with it support for high end compact cameras from  Sony, Panasonic, Olympus, and Pentax. Enabling users to be able to import  RAW files from the compact cameras together with new lens profiles.

As well as RAW file support the updates also bring with them a number of new bug fixes and tweaks to improve performance and stability with in the applications.

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Sling Shot Camera Designed To Capture Natural Expressions

One thing you can guarantee when you use this Sling Shot Camera concept is that the expressions on your target face will definitely be a little different when compared to that when a traditional camera is pointed at them.

Designed by Sung Young Um & Jung Eun Yim the Sling Shot camera has been designed to create a natural photographs when you take aim at an unsuspecting targets, and I’m sure it will do just that. Simply pull back on the sling and let it go to snap a picture.

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Xume Magnetic Lens Filter Mounting Adapter (video)

Xume has designed and created their new magnetic lens filter adapter to help you quickly change your lens filter making sure you never miss a shot or compromise your creativity again.

If you find yourself changing your camera lens filters on a regular basis the new Xume magnetic lens filter adapter might be well worth a look, as it removes the pain of finding the thread every time you need a filter change. Watch the video after the jump to see the Xume magnetic filter adapter  in action.

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Sony NEX-5N Clicking Issue Fixed

If you are the proud owner of a new Sony NEX-5N camera but have been experiencing the “clicking issue” you will be pleased to know that Sony has now found a fix for the problem and is issuing a “performance improvement” to all owners.

Sony is still staying quite as to what caused the clicking sound on their new 16.1 megapixel shooter capable of HD 1080p video at 60fps. But owners who experienced the issue in their NEX-5N camera reported when moving the camera during video recording, it caused a clicking noise to appear on the audio track.

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YouTube Enables 2D to 3D Video Convertor Tool

As well adding their new video editing features to user accounts, YouTube has also now enabled a new tool that will allow you to convert 2D video into 3D with a single click. In the past creating 3D video use to require specialised equipment but as from today YouTube allows you to create it by selecting “Edit Info”, then “3D Video” on a video you’ve uploaded.

The new 2D to 3D convertor is currently under beta development so expect a few changes as YouTube tweak the performance and results of the new 3D conversion tool.

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YouTube Launches Automatic Video Editing Tool Magisto (video)

YouTube has announced the addition of a new automated video editing tool to its service called Magisto, which YouTube has now been added to the YouTube user interface as a neat little icon for easy access.

Magisto has been added by YouTube to provide users with an automated video editing tool. Simply upload your video and Magisto will take care of the rest after one click of a button. Removing the blurred out of focus elements of the video and finding the best scenes automatically. Watch a demo video after the break to see how easy video editing can be using the new YouTube Magisto editing tool.


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Nikon V1 And J1 in Action (Video)

Earlier today Nikon announced its new mirrorless interchangeable lens camera system, the Nikon 1 Series, and it also announced two new cameras the Nikon V1 and the Nikon J1.

The guys over at This is My Next / The Verge got their hands on the new Nikon N1 and Nikon J1, and we get to have a good look at these new cameras on the video below.

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Nikon J1 And V1 Mirrorless Cameras Announced

We have been hearing rumors that Nikon is going to launch its own mirrorless interchangeable lens system camera, its now official Nikon has introduced the Nikon 1 system, with two new cameras.

The two new cameras in Nikon’s 1 system are the Nikon V1 and Nikon J1 and both models come with a new CX format 10.1 megapixel CMOS sensor and use Nikon’s new 1 system lens mount and both are capable of recording full HD video.

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EvoCam 4 Unveiled, Re-Engineered to Support HTML5

Evological has this week unveiled their new re-engineered webcam software EvoCam 4 which now comes with HTML 5 support. If you have not come across EvoCam before its a industry-standard H.264 video and AAC audio streaming app with support for both RTSP over HTTP and HTTP Live Streaming now using HTML5.

In its latest release EvoCam 4 its been redesigned and reengineered from the ground up as a Cocoa application, and its creators Evological say EvoCam 4 will set the new standard for the ultimate webcam software.


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Klip Announces iOS 1 Minute Video Sharing App (video)

New start-up Klip has today announced the launch of its new iOS video sharing application. Which has been designed to provide you with easy sharing and access to videos from friends and family directly from your iOS device.

Klips are 1 minute (or less) mobile videos and using Klip you can capture and store videos of unlimited length on your device with unlimited uploads. Within Klip there is an easy to use video clip editor which allows you to cut out the best parts of longer videos for upload. Watch a video showing Klip in action after the jump.


Klip iOS video sharing app

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Adobe Launches Photoshop Elements 10 And Premiere Elements 10

Adobe’s Photoshop Elements is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and has clocked up some 200 awards over the last decade. In celebration of its 10th birthday Adobe has unveiled their new Photoshop Elements 10 and Premiere Photoshop Elements 10 applications designed to tie into their Photoshop and Premiere Pro software.

The new software has been updated with a number of new features including a new “content intelligence” which centers around visual recognition of people or objects in your photos. Together with a new visual similarity search, object detection search and Facebook people tagging and recognition.

Photoshop Elements 10 And Premiere Elements 10

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