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Storage with a Taste for Adventure

Your life is wild, to capture it and the content you create in it, you have to go to extremes. This lightweight family of rugged products are designed to go there with you, handling all the knocks, scrapes and splashes of everyday life – protecting your data no matter the terrain. Even under the best conditions, getting the killer shot rarely happens on the first try. The right moment might arrive only after thousands of shots and hours of post, so you need gear that’s always at the ready. That’s why professionals like to use the G-DOCK ev™ with Thunderbolt™ along with the G-DRIVE® ev to capture and transfer their data at blazing speeds so they can keep inspiration front and centre. G-Technology’s new family of rugged products are compatible with the Evolution Series, meaning you can now combine flexibility with increased resilience and durability, making this perfect for those who need storage that’s ready to rock and rumble. With a choice of Thunderbolt or USB 3.0 interfaces, the G-DRIVE® ev ATC can withstand a …

2015-05-14T12:39:13+00:00

On its 25th birthday, how did photoshop change photography?

Photoshop, which is celebrating its 25th birthday today, began because Thomas Knoll liked to procrastinate. In 1987, Knoll was working on a doctoral thesis in computer vision at the University of Michigan. He developed the early stages of the software almost by accident; pioneering a tool that democratised photography for a generation of people, while spawning a debate in photography, and particularly photojournalism, about the validity and authenticity of imagery that continues today. For now, in the age of Photoshop, any photograph can be manipulated by anyone. Knoll grew up using a darkroom in his parent’s basement, and was a keen amateur photographer. As a way of wasting time, he began creating a collection of image-processing utilities for his brother John, who worked as a digital-effects specialist. The program, which he called Display, was soon being used by many of John’s friends at his company, Industrial Light & Magic. It started to get passed around by word of mouth, and the Knoll brothers started to pitch the product. A number of companies thought about it, …

2015-04-17T14:08:01+00:00

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