DxO has announced updates to both PhotoLab and its recently-acquired Nik Collection software. These products are likely to prove key to the company’s future as it restructures its financial activities around its software portfolio. Nik Collection review DxO PhotoLab review Nik Collection 2018 DxO acquired the Nik Collection from Google late last year and its … [Read more...] about DxO brings PhotoLab 1.2 update and launches Nik Collection 2018
DxO is a French company based in Paris that specialises in high-end optical corrections and RAW processing. Its flagship product is DxO PhotoLab, but it has recently acquired the Nik Collection from Google, which it has updated and now sells as a commercial product. DxO also publishes ViewPoint, a perspective correction program that can be used on its own but also integrates with DxO PhotoLab, and DxO FilmPack, which simulates analog film and darkroom effects but also integrates with PhotoLab.
Your camera’s sensor, your lens’s image stabiliser and the latest photo-editing software technology may surprise you with what they can do together. When you’re on vacation or on a once-in-a-lifetime trip or just strolling through warm city streets at night, you’re going to want to capture the sights with your camera but you don’t want break the mood by wrestling with a … [Read more...] about Don’t be scared of high ISOs!
Verdict: 5 stars ★★★★★ With the inclusion of local adjustment tools, DxO has transformed a great RAW conversion and optical correction tool into a powerful image editor. To get the most from this software, however, it's best to get the Elite edition and the DxO ViewPoint and FilmPack applications to go with it. DxO has sprung a surprise with two major announcements. The … [Read more...] about DxO PhotoLab review
In one of the best pieces of news we've heard this year, DxO has announced it has acquired the Nik Collection and plans to "continue to develop the Collection for the benefit of the photographer community". “The Nik Collection gives photographers tools to create photos they absolutely love,” says Aravind Krishnaswamy, an Engineering Director with Google. “We’re thrilled to have … [Read more...] about DxO acquires the Nik Collection and launches DxO PhotoLab
DxO Optics Pro 11 has been replaced by DxO PhotoLab. Read the DxO PhotoLab review here. There’s a line on the DxO Optics Pro website that explains its aim perfectly: “Upgrade your images without upgrading your equipment”. DxO Optics Pro 11 does this in two ways. First, it uses lab-developed lens profiles to correct aberrations in over 950 camera lenses, fixing distortion, … [Read more...] about DxO Optics Pro 11 review
DxO ViewPoint 3 is the latest version of DxO's perspective and distortion correction program. It works as a standalone application, as a plug-in for Lightroom, Photoshop and Elements and as a fully-integrated panel within DxO Optics Pro, DxO's flagship optical correction and raw processing tool. DxO Optics Pro 11 review ViewPoint is designed to correct the converging … [Read more...] about DxO ViewPoint 3 review
DxO has updated all three of its key image correction and enhancement applications. DxO Optics Pro 10.5.4 comes with support for six new cameras and 50 additional lens combinations to bring the total to more than 28,000 – camera and lens profiles are used together to provide the software’s automatic RAW conversion and lens correction features. • DxO Optics Pro 11 … [Read more...] about DxO Optics Pro 10.5.4 update and half price offer
DxO Optics Pro 10 comes with a whole bunch of interesting-looking presets, but it's really easy to create your own. Once you've perfected a 'look' that you like, you can then apply it to your photos in the same way as the built-in presets. Here's how it's done. DxO Optics Pro 11 review 01: Start from scratch or from a preset you like If you know exactly the look … [Read more...] about How to create and save your own DxO Optics Pro presets
DxO built its reputation on scientifically-derived lens correction profiles, building them into DxO Optics Pro, an application designed to remove all possible imperfections from digital images. DxO Optics Pro 11 review But it also produces an application that sets out to recreate all the flaws, quirks and inaccuracies of traditional films and darkroom processes. DxO … [Read more...] about DxO FilmPack 4 review (v4.5)
I had a horrible thought today. Like everyone else, I’ve been saying non-destructive editing is fantastic. It’s smart, it’s efficient, and it changes the way we work. It’s the most important innovation in digital imaging this century… But wait a minute. What if I had to stop using Lightroom or Aperture tomorrow? How many images have I non-destructively enhanced in these … [Read more...] about The ticking time-bomb of non-destructive editing