This has definitely not been a good year for Nikon, nor for most other Japanese international companies, for that matter. The devastating March 11 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami followed by severe flooding in Thailand in November 2011 must – even if the company has been extremely careful in its damage assessments – have servery affected normal operations. This is what Nikon did in 2011, in spite of these mayor setbacks...
According to Nikon Rumors - generally well informed - Nikon has set a date for mayor press events in various countries: August 24, 2011. This may very well be Nikon's most anticipated launch date in years, because we may finally get the next generation Professional and Prosumer cameras many people feel they have been waiting for too long. Professional - FX/Full Frame sensor Nikon D3S: October 14, 2009 Nikon D3X: December 1, 2008 Nikon D3: August 23, 2007 Prosumer - FX/Full Frame sensor Nikon D700: July 1, 2008 Professional - DX/APS-C sensor Nikon D2XS: June 1, 2006 Nik…
Adobe Labs has published the Adobe Camera RAW and DNG converter 6.3 Release Candidate (CS5 only). The ACR plug-in and stand-alone DNG converter come as separate packages, which you can download here.The ACR download also includes a slew of new lens-profiles; mostly Nikkor (22) but also Canon, Samsung and Sigma.
I thought it could not get any worse after testing Capture NX2 and View NX1.5 a while ago, but I was wrong. NX2 is worse, at least from where I am standing. So much worse that I have not been able to thoroughly test it, not on Windows XP Pro x64 nor on a "standard" XP Pro 32 system.
Nikon have launched a new version of their free, basic RAW editing software, View NX version 2. This new version includes various improvements over the previous version, such as straighten, crop and resize. It also includes options for movie editing, like eliminating unwanted footage and cropping.
With 2010 recently started, and many of us awaiting at least one important Nikon launch this year, I’m looking back on a decade that has seen jaw-dropping advancements in photography hardware.
Good news for D7000, D90, D5000 and D3100 owners: finally an economical alternative for the Nikon GPS GP-1 has arrived!Today (04/06/09) Promote Systems launched a new version of their GPS N-1 unit - called GPS-D90 - with a connector specifically designed for these two cameras.