DTP


 
Lively discussions on the graphic arts and publishing — in print or on the web


Go Back   Desktop Publishing Forum > General Discussions > Software

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 10-19-2005, 05:00 PM   #1
ktinkel
Founding Sysop
 
ktinkel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: In Connecticut, on the Housatonic River near its mouth at Long Island Sound.
Posts: 11,189
Default Photoshop challenger from Apple?

Apple just announced a new product, Aperture: Designed for professional photographers ($499). Are they mad? Photoshop is queen, right?

Well, I do not know how well this will do. The printing industry is still strongly Mac-oriented. But photography? Who knows. Sounds interesting, regardless. (And who knows what could happen once Apple completes the move of the Mac to Intel hardware.)

According to the press release, Aperture is . . .
Designed from the ground up for professional photographers, Aperture provides everything you need for after the shoot, delivering the first all-in-one post-production tool for photographers. Featuring a RAW-focused workflow, Aperture makes RAW as easy as JPEG, letting you import, edit, catalog, organize, retouch, publish, and archive your images more effectively and efficiently than ever before. From capture to output, you work directly with your RAW files, never having to first convert them into another format before viewing, adjusting, organizing, or printing them.


And with the most powerful image processing in the world, Aperture is fast — whether you’re working with RAW, JPEG, or TIFF images. It supports the RAW formats from all leading digital camera manufacturers (including Canon and Nikon) and provides optimized support for such market leading cameras as the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II, Canon EOS 20D, and Nikon D2x as well as the highly popular Canon Digital Rebel and Nikon D50. It also supports the Adobe DNG format.

Whether you’re a fashion, wedding, sports, portrait, fine art, commercial, or editorial photographer, Aperture’s color-managed workflow and flexible design tools will help you easily create stunning prints, customized contact sheets, elegant books, and web pages as beautiful as the images you capture.


   
__________________
[SIZE=2][COLOR=LemonChiffon]::[/COLOR][/SIZE]
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
ktinkel is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Apple loses blogger case ktinkel General Publishing Topics 3 02-16-2007 02:39 PM
Apple font tools updated ktinkel Fonts & Typography 20 05-31-2006 07:05 PM
EFF victorious over Apple ktinkel General Publishing Topics 5 05-29-2006 08:32 AM
Rich apple colours annc The Corner Pub 31 08-11-2005 04:17 PM
Apple to move Mac to Intel ktinkel General Publishing Topics 10 06-05-2005 07:07 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 04:12 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Contents copyright 2004–2014 Desktop Publishing Forum and its members.