Creating art with that splendidly elaborate gadget known as the typewriter is nothing new. Just ask Hemingway or Orwell. But this beautifully hacked 1937 Underwood Standard takes things to an entirely different realm.
A third update to Aperture 3 improves the photo software's handling of chromatic aberration, improves stability, and includes many other tweaks.
The raw-image plug-in can now automatically fix problems such as chromatic aberration. Also: support for Canon T2i, Sony A450, Panasonic G2 and G10.
Impelled by a need to support emoji characters, Mozilla, Adobe, Microsoft, and Google are working to standardize technology for showing fonts that aren't just black and white.
A University of Oxford physicist has derived equations that describe how guitar techniques influence the pitch of a note.
Featuring the same focal length as a popular model from Canon, the new Sigma 24-105mm lens looks as though it will be a fierce competitor to the old workhorse.
The third-party lensmaker's new supertelephoto won't cost much more than an earlier 200-500mm model with no image stabilization.
The death of Apple's photo-editing software offers lots of new customers to Capture One Pro. Version 8 gets a migration tool, new editing options, and a subscription pricing option.
Adobe tucks in HDR editing and lens correction features that apparently didn't make the cut for Lightroom 4.0. Also: a high-profile Aperture user threatens to defect after feeling left in the dark.
While it's not cheap, the Sigma 50mm f1.4 lens provides great value for the money.