AMS Releases PhotoSpin

Are you ready for the revolution?

PhotoSpin

Now Available at the new AMS PhotoSpin store!

Ananke  Media Systems introduces PhotoSpin. Using a backdrop you can resize to virtually any dimension, and rotate on any of the XYZ axes, PhotoSpin reinvents SL studio photography.

Offering unparalleled versatility and functionality, PhotoSpin marks a revolutionary advance in SL studio photography.

To try out a demo model of PhotoSpin, or purchase one of your own, visit the new AMS PhotoSpin store in Smaug (220, 232, 33), right next door to LionSkins.

Credits:

  • LeeZu! Vienna Dress in Black (shirt layer and dress part 4)
  • LeeZu! Lea Pants in Black (pants and jacket layers)
  • Courtisane Devoue Sandal in Black
  • Balderdash Strange as Angels Necklace and Earrings in Verdant
  • LionSkins Cana Sunkiss 1
  • Truth Melissa Hair in Espresso (black and whites pack)
  • Detour Nails in Lacquer Vamp
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PhotoStage at FootWear Expo 2009

Win a PhotoStage at FootWear Expo 2009

PhotoStage, the acclaimed photo studio from AMS, will be one of the grand prizes in the Flickr Photo Contest for SL FootWear Expo 2009.

Anyone may enter the Flickr Photo Contest, with as many pictures as they like, wearing any shoes that they like. To be eligible, shoes must be the focus of photo, and the image should reflect the Footwear Expo’s overall theme of Winter Wonderland. You can find all the DETAILS HERE ! 

Get ready to stuff your stockings with shoes, shoes and more shoes! This year’s Expo is the biggest shoe fair ever, with two full sims featuring all the best shoe designers in SL, plus much more.

The Footwear Expo gets underway at 10 am slt on November 22, and runs through to December 6.

Last Chance to Walk on the Wild Side!

Click! Click! Click! Win! Win! Win!

The LionSkins/PhotoStage Take a Walk on the Wild Side Contest ends at midnight SLT tonight! Get your wild on, and send us your best photo to win cool, fresh prizes!

Wild Side Contest Ends Today

Where’s your photo? We’re looking for images that convey something savage, mysterious, tantalizing, dangerous. See if you can capture the wild, untamed beauty of LionSkins.

Prizes for the winning photo:

  • 5000L cash
  • AMS PhotoTools Pro (includes PhotoStage, PhotoLite and PhotoStand II)
  • Photo featured in advertising material for LionSkins

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Details:

  • Images should be seductive, enticing, mysterious, and tasteful. Nothing lewd or pornographic, please.
  • Models must be wearing LionSkins.
  • Photos must be taken using the AMS PhotoStage studio. Your background must display one of the textures that come preloaded with the PhotoStage (including 15 exclusive textures by LeeZu Baxter of LeeZu!).
  • You may use the poses in the AMS PhotoStand II pose stand, or bring your own poses.
  • Photos may be lightly photoshopped, but the original image should remain clearly recognizable. Heavily photoshopped images will be disqualified.
  • Photos will be judged for effective use of poses, composition, colour, camera angle and lighting. The winning photo will capture the exceptional quality of LionSkins, as well as project a clear idea, mood or emotion about how one feels taking a walk on the wild side when wearing LionSkins.
  • Completed photos should be submitted with full perms to Devine Hunt, LionSkins Assistant Manager. Please note that by submitting a photo to the contest, you give LionSkins and/or Ananke Media Systems full rights to use the photo for display and/or advertising purposes.

CONTEST CLOSES TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT! All photos must be received by 11:59 pm SLT on September 15, 2009.

Judges:

  • dancer dallagio – Manager / Customer Service Rep / PR / Legal / Marketing, Stiletto Moody Shoes
  • Frolic Mills – CEO, BOSL & CO
  • Barbara Nicholls – Chief Operating Officer, [LeeZu!]; Co-Owner & Manager, Spork; Store Manager, Courtisane Shoes and Boots
  • Jackson Vantelli – CEO, Q Media

LionSkins and PhotoStage Announce New Contest

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

LionSkins and AMS PhotoStage have teamed up once more to offer a new Photo Contest! The theme: Take a Walk on the Wild Side

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We’re looking for photos that convey something savage, mysterious, tantalizing, dangerous. Go beyond the ordinary to find camera angles, poses, and looks that dazzle, startle or mesmerize the eye. See if you can capture the wild, untamed beauty of LionSkins.

Photos must be taken using the PhotoStage studio. Your background must display one of the PhotoStage textures, not just plain colours. You can use the PhotoStage upstairs at the LionSkins Main Store. Or set up your own PhotoStage and go wild whenever the mood strikes ,-)

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Prizes for the winning photo:

  • 5000L cash
  • AMS PhotoTools Pro (includes PhotoStage, PhotoLite and PhotoStand II)
  • Photo featured in advertising material for LionSkins

*Note: if your photo wins, and you purchased PhotoStage or PhotoTools Pro during the period of the contest (15 August to 15 September), you will receive a full refund (and upgrade to PhotoTools Pro if applicable).

Details:

  • Images should be seductive, enticing, mysterious, and tasteful. Nothing lewd or pornographic, please.
  • Models must be wearing LionSkins.
  • Photos must be taken using the AMS PhotoStage studio. Your background must display one of the textures that come preloaded with the PhotoStage (including 15 exclusive textures by LeeZu Baxter of LeeZu!).
  • You may use the poses in the AMS PhotoStand II pose stand, or bring your own poses.
  • Photos may be lightly photoshopped, but the original image should remain clearly recognizable. Heavily photoshopped images will be disqualified.
  • Photos will be judged for effective use of poses, composition, colour, camera angle and lighting. The winning photo will capture the exceptional quality of LionSkins, as well as project a clear idea, mood or emotion about how one feels taking a walk on the wild side when wearing LionSkins.
  • Completed photos should be submitted with full perms to Devine Hunt, LionSkins Assistant Manager. Please note that by submitting a photo to the contest, you give LionSkins and/or Ananke Media Systems full rights to use the photo for display and/or advertising purposes.

Contest closes on September 15th. All photos must be received by 11:59 pm SLT on September 15, 2009.

Judges:

  • dancer dallagio – Manager / Customer Service Rep / PR / Legal / Marketing, Stiletto Moody Shoes
  • Frolic Mills – CEO, BOSL & CO
  • Barbara Nicholls – Chief Operating Officer, [LeeZu!]; Co-Owner & Manager, Spork; Store Manager, Courtisane Shoes and Boots
  • Jackson Vantelli – CEO, Q Media

Introducing PhotoStand II

AMS announces new PhotoStand II with exlusive poses from :::sunflower poses:::

The much praised PhotoStage, PhotoLite and PhotoTools Pro from AMS (Ananke Media Systems) has just been updated with a fully redesigned pose stand, the PhotoStand II.

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Clean and simple in appearance, the PhotoStand II comes loaded with features that make it a breeze to find the perfect camera angle, including nifty spin controls that let you spin your model continuously in either direction, using three different speed settings.

To celebrate the release of the new PhotoStand II, Helianthus Mesmer of :::sunflower poses::: has created a set of eight exclusive poses.

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:::sunflower poses::: (above, l to r) ballroom queen, good and evil, it wasn’t me

Sunflower Poses 2 web

:::sunflower poses::: (above, l to r) i’m about to, about this size, reach out

Sunflower Poses 3 web

:::sunflower poses::: (above, l to r) wild is the wind, peace out

For all the details on PhotoStand II, please visit the AMS web page. To purchase, or check out the demo model of the new AMS PhotoStand II, please drop by any one of the AMS stores: the AMS Store in Lady Vale, the AMS PhotoStage Store at LeeZu! , or upstairs at LionSkins.

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AMS Announces 15 New LeeZu! Textures with PhotoStage

Ananke Media Systems (AMS) has just released a new update to PhotoStage featuring 15 exlusive backdrop textures by LeeZu Baxter of LeeZu! For a taste of these gorgeous textures, here’s Serenity modelling Moonlight, the latest LeeZu! dress from the Noir collection, using the new LeeZu! Femme Fatal texture with three different colour enhancements.

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Each of the 15 LeeZu! textures have been optimized for the PhotoStage backdrop by LeeZu Baxter herself.

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By loading the texture into the PhotoStage backdrop and then using the colour controls, you can achieve a multitude of different looks.

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The Femme Fatal is one of 15 gorgeous textures from LeeZu! now available with PhotoStage. You can see all the new textures at the AMS store in Lady Vale and the new AMS store in To The Nines, right next door to LeeZu!

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Femme Fatal Texture © 2009 LeeZu Baxter. All Rights Reserved.

Check back for more posts featuring all the new textures, coming soon! Credits after the cut … Continue reading

AMS Opens New Store @ LeeZu!

Ananke Media Systems (AMS), maker of the superb photographic studio PhotoStage, is delighted to announce the opening of a new AMS store at the prestigious To the Nines sim, right next door to LeeZu!

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Just up the hill to the south of LeeZu! the spacious new AMS store carries the latest version of the AMS PhotoStage, 1.1.4, which features 15 new LeeZu! textures designed by LeeZu Baxter exclusively for PhotoStage. Check out the new textures in the demo backdrops available at the store.

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The new AMS store also provides demo models of the AMS PhotoLite, a versatile on-location photographic toolkit, and the AMS PhotoStand, an elegant and sophisticated pose stand stuffed full of exclusive poses from Myllie Writer of Persona, Kali Mead and others.

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Drop by the new AMS store soon to try out all these fine photographic tools from AMS, all optimized for Windlight and specially designed for photography in Second Life.

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Please visit the AMS website for more information on all the AMS products. You can also try out PhotoStage, PhotoLite and PhotoStand at the original AMS store in Lady Vale.