Astrophotography is a discipline dedicated to photographing the night sky in all its splendor. For this exercise to be successful, there are a series of environmental conditions, equipment demands and photographic operational- plus post-production techniques that we will explore in broad lines in in this arti
The Nikon F-Mount was launched with the Nikon F camera in 1959 and has remained virtually unchanged since, making it the only lens mount still in production over 5 decades after its introduction. The camera mount comes essentially in 3 flavors: F, AI-S and AF, with some minor adaptations for particular cameras, mostly the digital entry-level models, which feature 2 extra screws and the minimum aperture confirmation notch, discussed later on.
This is pretty big news. Like the kind you get every ten years or so… When the new Nikon NX-D software got out of beta, I was skeptical, to say the least. But the release of Capture NX-D could not be more opportune. Although I have only reviewed Nikon NX-D briefly, the program is awesome, sofar! This is pretty big news. Like the kind you get every ten years or so… When the new Nikon NX-D software got out of beta, I was skeptical, to say the least. From where I am standing, Nikon has not given us any productive RAW processing so…
Fill-in flash is useful in many situations, even if we only have the built-in flash at hand. Even though an external flash offers a wide range of additional options and is recommended to achieve more professional results, the built-in flash is useful in many situations and can be slightly more versatile if we either make or buy an accessory called flash diffuser, which has the objective to “soften” the light.
The latest update of the Adobe Camera RAW plug-in and DNG converter – v.8.6 – supports all current and recent new Nikon cameras, including the D810.
Compatibility chart for Nikon DSLR cameras and Adobe Camera RAW, DNG converter. Includes all Nikon models Nikon since 1999, from the D1 to the D810 and all Photoshop versions since v.7. and ACR 1. Last update: June - 2016.
Adobe DNG Converter is - apart from View NX2 - the only free alternative if you run a version of Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) that is incompatible with your new Nikon. In this article I enlist a number of software alternatives and extensively describe the RAW-DNG conversion process, which is the same for any RAW format, independent of brand. DNG files can be opened by ACR ever since the first version of Adobe Creative Suite.