On one of those typical grey, Dutch September rainy days we did a little tour of duty at an old-fashioned photo store called Camera Land, located at one of those typical grey, anonymous shopping centers; this one in the city of Alkmaar, at about 35 km. f…
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.
Cool Stuff II: lenta.ru. Probably the coolest portal on the planet, right now.
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...
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.