Nikon recently released the Nikon View NX 2.1.1 update, which – apart of a series of bug fixes – adds some new features plus support for its new Coolpix cameras. Adobe released the ACR & DNG converter 6.4 and Lightroom 3.4 updates, and Apple updated Digital Camera RAW for OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), Aperture and iPhoto to version 3.6.
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.
Yup, I’ve been off of the radar for quite a while. We spent most of September in Amsterdam, to meet my first grandchild, hook up with the family and do tourist–stuff. I also went to the Photokina in Cologne, held both the new Nikon D7000 and Pentax 645D while I also bought some gear. So: I have a lot to talk about.
Nikon has spent many years contributing to NASA's study of space through the development and manufacture of advanced cameras and Nikkor lenses, starting with the F1 Photomic FTN, carried aboard the Apollo 15 in 1971.
Sometimes we run into "Cool Stuff" by accident, as I did with this piece of camera equipment. However, I will start looking more conciously for particularly "cool" gadgets that might interest you and will try to post my "finds" on a regular basis.The Go-Pro HERO is a high performance, wearable, waterproof 1080p HD video and still photo camera...
Again, as predicted by Nikon Rumors, today Nikon launched its new entry level D3100 DSLR with almost exactly the same core specs as rumored.The surprise for me, however, is that the D3100 includes GPS support, a novelty in entry level DSLR's and a feature which is - coincidentally - supported in the new Nikon View NX2 software with excellent Google Maps integration.
Today, Nikon launched - as expected - two new Coolpix cameras: the 14.1 Mp. S1100 Pj with a built-in 14 Lm. projector and the 12.2 Mp. S5100.Today, Nikon launched - as expected - two new Coolpix cameras: the 14.1 Mp. S1100 Pj with a built-in 14 Lm. projector and the 12.2 Mp. S5100.Both feature a 5-25 mm 5x optical zoom lens with a 135-for…