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It's All in the Software
Manage your images, projects, and studio with cutting-edge entries from the market’s most innovative players.

Nurizon Software
Category: Image Editing, Processing
Acolens offers lens correction on a highly professional level with the option to use preset lens profiles or create custom profiles for lenses even in special applications, like shift and tilt, using the unique Acolens calibration target. Acolens works with TIFF and JPEG files and can be used with all RAW converters. The software is fully ICC-compatible and allows batch-processing. A user-friendly interface makes professional optics management easy and fast.

onOne Software
Category: Image Editing
onOne Software develops time-saving software solutions for professional and advanced amateur photographers in the digital photography and graphic design industries. onOne Software solutions have been created to help photographers spend more of their time behind the camera taking pictures instead of the computer workstation. Solutions include a wide range of easy-to-use plug-in enhancements for Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, including Genuine Fractals, PhotoFrame Pro, Mask Pro, and Intellihance Pro.

“PhotoFrame Pro is the only product that I use to create edge effects, which look as if I did them in the darkroom. When it comes to adding border and edge effects to my images, PhotoFrame Pro is simply the best.”
—Jim DiVitale, DiVitale Photography, Atlanta, GA

Phase One
Category: Image Editing, Workflow
Based on an understanding of how pro photographers work, Capture One PRO is the RAW workflow software that helps give you a creative edge. Renowned for producing exceptional image quality with fine details, accurate colors, and virtually no noise, Capture One allows you to load in RAW files from the most commonly used DSLR cameras or shoot tethered to the computer. The intuitive Capture One RAW workflow guides you through image capture, editing, and enhancement in a few steps, and converts your RAW files into TIFF-RGB, TIFF-CMYK, or JPEG images on the fly. Capture One RAW means less work, better image quality. Ninety percent of RAW images will be ready for print after Capture One RAW processing. That’s why it’s used and recommended by pro photographers around the world.

“I use Capture One every day, on every job, without fail. My favorite thing about Capture One is how intuitive it is to adjust and manage color. No other software has ever proven so effortless and dependable for the work I do. It’s simply the best tool for the job. Capture One gives me the immediate gratification of high-resolution, great-looking digital files. This lets me move quickly into the next stage of the process, confident that I’ve shot everything I need.”
—John Scarpati, Studio Scarpati, Nashville, TN

Category: Slideshow, Workflow
The right tool makes all the difference, and for professional photographers, that tool is ProShow Producer. From digital proofing to high-end multimedia slideshows, ProShow Producer has introduced photographers to a new way of presenting their images to the world.

“Quickly creating a digital slideshow for my clients is the cornerstone of my business. With ProShow Producer 3.0, I can easily provide each of my clients with a unique and professional-looking slideshow that they will cherish and share with others for years to come.”
—Mark Ridout, Ridout Photography, Ontario, Canada

Photo One Software
Category: Studio Management
Photo One is state-of-the-art software that manages a studio’s customer database, including invoicing, order tracking, cash flow, demographic-based marketing and promotions, scheduling, order batching, gift card management, credit card processing, and off-site backup. Photo One interfaces with QuickBooks, MS Word, and MS Excel, as well as popular presentation programs such as ProSelect, More Photos, Proshots, LabPrints, and many more.

“Photo One is the most sensible and flexible of all the programs out there. It has worked well with our existing studio system. I see there are new programs popping up all the time, but we’re sticking with what works—Photo One!”
—Gary Box, Box Portrait Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Category: Workflow
PXL Soft’s flagship solution, Dg Foto Art, is a unique concept designed to end the woes and complexities involved in digital album creation. Dg Foto Art is a fast and easy digital album creation tool. Simple to use and stand-alone, this software requires no third-party tools or any artistic skills for creating exclusive album pages within minutes.

StudioPlus Software
Category: Studio Management, Workflow
StudioPlus is the all-in-one solution for digital workflow and business management. Organize your clients and schedule, and track invoices. Streamline workflow from image capture and archiving to rendering and sending lab orders. Increase sales with presentations, email marketing, and financial tracking. It’s the only complete studio software. StudioPlus revolutionizes your studio’s operations, turning your creativity into a successful business.

“The integration of StudioPlus’ scheduling and financial tracking have been great for our bottom line. The digital imaging functions have completely streamlined ordering and production workflow.”
—Scott Gloger, Myron Photographic Elegance, Beachwood, OH

Category: Studio Management
SuccessWare makes the complete line of award-winning SuccessWare photography studio management software, designed to help you improve your bottom line by automating proven photography business management practices developed by Charles Haynes, past president of PPA, and other photography industry experts. The consultants in PPA’s Studio Management Services Program use SuccessWare to determine how studio owners can improve their businesses.

Tribeca Labs
Category: Image Editing
Instantly improve the color accuracy of your digital images with Full Spectrum RGB, the digital color model that expands the digital camera’s spectral capabilities. Full Spectrum RGB allows you to reproduce all of the colors of the visible spectrum.