News You can Use October 5

 Google buys Nik

You may have heard about Google buying Nik software and perhaps read some of the FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt) running around the interwebs. Relax. Here’s a message from a Google exec stating their aim to continue and improve Nik products.

Topaz DeNoise deal

Now through October 12 you can save 30% on Topaz DeNoise. Use the coupon code “NoiseFree” when ordering from their store website.

See the Topaz website for tutorials on DeNoise and you can read a decent review here.

Blurb Book Deal

Order before October 23rd and save. Use the promo code ASSIST at checkout before October 23, 2012 and get 20% off orders over $40, 25% off orders over $50, and 30% off orders over $60. Printed books only. Visit their deal page now.

DPP Article about Pinterest

Pinterest is photo centric, dominated by women (85% of users), and could be a good place to promote your photos. Or not.

Read this article on DigitalPhoto Pro and see if Pinterest is a good fit for your marketing/sharing goals.

One more thing

Just got an email from the Curious Theater Company.

Tell a story that speaks to the present moment by taking and submitting a digital photo by Friday, October 26 for a chance to win one of three prize packages courtesy of the Curious Theatre, Frame de Art, Blue House Photography and Metropolis Coffee. Full contest details are available on their website.