Apple has released Aperture 3, the next major release of its photo-editing and -management software. It includes more than 200 new features.
The new features include:
• Faces: Aperture 3 uses face detection and recognition to find and organize photos by the people in them. Users can view faces across their entire photo library or view just the faces that appear in selected projects. In addition, Aperture 3 now displays faces that have been detected but haven’t yet been named.
Dscoop is poised for its fifth annual conference—Dscoop 5—which takes place February 18-20, 2010, at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Dallas.
Mutoh America has opened a new East Cast office in Woburn, Massachusetts. The East Coast office is equipped with a Mutoh ValueJet1614, ValueJet 1608 HA, ValueJet 1628 TD printer, and a cutter to serve as a complete demonstration site and service Mutoh inkjet printers.
Ralph Terramagra has been appointed Muoth’s Eastern regional sales manager and will work out of the new East Coast office.
The Haiti Poster Project is seeking limited-edition sets of posters from artists, designers, design firms, and print providers from around the world. The donated posters will be sold online to raise money for Doctors Without Borders; the goal is $1 million.
• Posters should be specific to the earthquake in Haiti or The Haiti Poster Project;
• The posters may be graphic or typographic;
• The posters should be signed and numbered editions in quantities of 25 to 100; the posters should not be one-offs.
Getty Images has launched Thinkstock, a new image-subscription service developed for “value-conscious creative professionals.”
Nik Software, Inc., a digital imaging and photography software developer, has announced plans for its first-ever “Nik Summit,” a two day educational event aimed at helping photographers improve their image capture skills and use photo enhancement technology to improve output quality.