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Alien Skin: Exposure X2 Update – Portrait Touch Up Presets and More

https://www.alienskin.com/blog/2017/exposure-x2-7-update/

“We just released the 2.7 update to Exposure X2 that introduces several great new features. …

… One new feature is the addition of several new portrait touch up presets. These help you quickly refine your photos. The presets add several portrait retouching layers in a single mouse click. Each covers the fundamental touch ups you’ll need – soften skin, enhance iris, and whiten teeth – and two add additional refinements: deemphasize background or red eye removal….

… We’ve also added new features to Exposure’s layering that make layering even easier to use. You’ll find the layer opacity slider in the panel control area, above the layers. This streamlines Exposure’s user interface. New visual drop indicators provide visual cues that make it easier to drag and drop layers, and to drag and drop presets onto layers. Similarly, brushing pins now have the same Show options as Exposure’s Spot Healing tool, giving you more control of how brush pins appear onscreen….”

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Fujifilm: The GFX system expands further with exceptional glass: Fujifilm announce FUJINON GF110mmF2 R LM WR and GF23mmF4 R LM WR

https://www.fujifilm.eu/uk/news/article/the-gfx-system-expands-further-with-exceptional-glass-fujifilm-announce-fujinon-gf110mmf2-r-lm-wr-and-gf23mmf4-r-lm-wr-1

“FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) has today announced that it will release the FUJINON GF110mmF2 R LM WR Lens and FUJINON GF23mmF4 R LM WR Lens in June 2017. Both products are professional interchangeable lenses for GFX 50S 43.8×32.9mm format digital camera. Fujifilm has also unveiled new accessories to complement the GFX system….

… The FUJINON GF110mmF2 R LM WR Lens is a medium telephoto lens for portraits. With a focal length equivalent to 87mm in the 35mm format, it achieves a brightness of F2.0 when used wide open to deliver beautiful bokeh. The high resolving power of the area in focus and the rich bokeh unique to medium-format fast-diameter lenses depicts portraits with a realistic three-dimensional feel.

The FUJINON GF23mmF4 R LM WR Lens has a focal length equivalent to 18mm in the 35mm format and is perfectly suited for landscape and architectural applications. Despite the super-wide angle of view, distortion is kept to a minimum, and with the high-resolution performance extending all the way to the edges, the resulting image is outstandingly sharp….”