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.
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.
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.
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.
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…