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Astro photography for beginners
Upgrade or deal-breaker? Seven reasons not to buy the Nikon D7500 and get a D7200 instead
Your telescope as a super-tele lens: methods, tools, pros & cons of eyepiece projection and prime focus astrophotography
DIY heavy duty woodshop Crayford-type focuser with building plans
Is my camera motorized or motor-less, compatible with NAI, AI, AI-S, AI-P, AF-D, AF-I, AF-S lenses and GPS or not? Answers.
The Nikon F-mount. Manual focus NAI, AI, AI-S, AI-P, Series E and auto-focus AF-D, AF-I, AF-S, D- and G-Type lenses. A compatibility inventory
Why DxO Mark's lens “tests” are utter nonsense
Got a new camera? Problems with Photoshop or Camera RAW? Check out Nikon Capture NX-D. FREE!
Autofocus reloaded. AF-S, AF-C, AF-A, AF-F. 11, 39 and 51 point AF systems. Dynamic area AF, focus areas and 3D
When and how to use fill-in flash, high speed sync and slow sync flash
Adobe adds support for the Nikon Df, D610, D5300, D4S, D3300 and D810 in ACR 8.x (CS6 and CC ONLY)
Compatibility chart for Nikon DSLR and Adobe Camera RAW & DNG Converter (Updated 2016-06-12)
25-02-2014: Nikon launches the top-of-the-line 16.2 Mp. D4S
Cool Stuff V. Godox Witstro AD-180 & AD-360 portable bare-tube flashes
Good news for wildlife and sports shooters: Tamron launches the Di SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 VC USD
The Quick & Dirty Focus Test
Back Focus, Front Focus or Spot-on? Do the Domino Test
October 17, 2013. Nikon replace the D5200 with the D5300
October 8, 2013. Nikon launches the D610 to replace the 13 month-old D600
Nikon's numbers are dropping. Why?
Geotagging test of the Nikon D7100 and the Promote GPS N-90
How the DNG Converter makes your RAW files compatible with any version of ACR
Some very useful tips for shooting Video with your DSLR
Nikon announces to have produced the 80 millionth Nikkor
Adobe surveys potential CC customers. Mostly address the right issues, except the single most essential.
Flickr make a mayor change to their interface. Just in time or just too late?
Adobe Creative Cloud or CC. Cash Cows for Creative Criminals
Adobe adds support for the D5200 in ACR 7.3 and D7100 in 7.4 (CS6 Only)
Promote GPS 10-pin CA10 to D90-type CA90 connector conversion.
The D5200: Nikon’s most unnecessary launch ever.
Nikon's Premium Pricing and Pixel Overkill: A New Dead End Street?
Adobe adds support for the Nikon D600 in ACR 7.2 (CS6 only).
Adobe adds support for the D3200 in ACR 7.1 (CS6 only). D600 not yet supported.
Nikon D600 vs. D800. For what it offers, the D600 should cost $500 less.
EN-EL15 battery recall
To Goog Almighty: how do I get my search traffic back?
Adobe publishes Camera RAW and DNG Converter 6.7 final releases. The last for CS5.
Nikon launches the long overdue AF-S 28 mm f/1.8G Nikkor
Nikon launches the D3200, the WU-1a wireless mobile adapter and the 28mm f/1.8G prime lens
Flickr is dead. Long live Facebook
XQD vs. Compact Flash on the Nikon D4. Which is the fastest?
Adobe ACR 6.7 RC (CS5 only) and Nikon updates add support for the D4, D800/800E. Nikon software now also x64 native.
The new Nikon D800. Medium Format akin or not? A spec comparison with the Pentax 645D
January 2012. Nikon launches the D4. Time for a review of its product strategy.
That's it for Nikon in 2011
October 5, 2011. A farewell to Steve Jobs.
September 21, 2011. Nikon launches Nikon One: 2 mirror-less cameras, 4 lenses, and a host of accessories.
August 24, 2011. Nikon may finally give us the launches we have been waiting for. (Edited) Well, I guess not.
Sigma discontinues the 100-300mm f/4. Time to call upon Nikon for an affordable 400 and 500 mm
EN-EL3 rechargeable battery recall (D50, D70, D70s, D100)
Nikon launches the D5100 and the ME-1 stereo microphone for digital SLR
Cool Stuff IV. The Strobies XS bracket: turn your hot-shoe flash into a studio flash.
New software releases from Nikon, Adobe and Apple
Mac OS X 10.6 Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update. Support for the Nikon D7000 and CP7000, among others.
Cool stuff III. The Superclamp: don't leave home without one (or two)
Adobe launches Camera RAW (CS5 ONLY) and DNG converter 6.3 RC. Support for the Nikon D7000 and D3100, among others.
Missed the D7000 launch, but went to Amsterdam, played the tourist, met my grandson and “tested” the D7000, Pentax 645D at Photokina
Nikon launch their own on-line store in the US. Unfortunately, it's outrageously expensive.
Nikon & NASA. Almost 40 years together in space.
Cool Stuff II: lenta.ru. Probably the coolest portal on the planet, right now.
Cool Stuff I: GoPro HERO wearable, waterproof 1080p HD digital video and still “sports” camera
The rumors were not too far off: Nikon launch the D3100 with the 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6G VR.
Nikon View: could it get any worse? A crash test review of View NX2.
The rumors are no longer rumors. Nikon launch their new Coolpixes S1100 Pj and S5100.
NEW! Nikon View NX 2 now available for download.
Adobe Labs publishes the Camera RAW ACR 6.2 release candidate (CS5 Only) and DNG Converter v.6.2.
It's that time of the year again. Rumors about new Nikon DSLR cameras: D3100 and D7000 (D95).
JPG vs. RAW, 8-bits vs. 16-bits, sRGB vs. wide-gamut RGB. Which to choose, when and why
Shot befittingly with a Nikon: my grandson
Nikon EN-EL3e false low-battery warning problem. Possible solutions.
Swamped in comment Spam
Geo-tagging Flickr images: the coolest game on (Google) Earth.
Adobe releases Camera RAW ACR 5.7, probably the last update for CS4.
The earthquake in Chile and the power of photography.
Nikon updates software. Now compatible with Apple Snow Leopard (OS 10.6.x) and Windows 7, Vista 32/64 bits.
I'm not the only one who thinks Adobe is Lazy...
Nikon introduce 7 new Coolpix cameras. Finally move their butt, um, sensor. Launch their first BSI-CMOS in the P100.
Can I use Nikkor AI and AI-S manual focus lenses on my Nikon DSLR? Yes, you can!
Nikon's greatest hits, 1999-2009
Adobe Camera RAW ACR 5.6 RC (CS4 only) now available for download. Support for the Nikon D3S, among others
Green pictures in Nikon View?
Nikon View NX does not work on Snow Leopard (OS 10.6)
14-10-2009. Nikon launch the D3S with 12.800 standard ISO plus the DX 85mm f/3.5 micro-Nikkor
RIP: the Nikon D300, officially discontinued
Which is the best RAW converter: Camera RAW, Nikon View, Capture or Phase One Capture One?
Adobe Camera RAW 5.5 Release Candidate (Free, CS4 ONLY). Support for the Nikon D300S and D3000
New Nikon camera? Photoshop or Camera RAW Trouble? Check out Nikon View NX! (Updated)
30-07-2009: Nikon Launch the D300s and D3000 cameras. Specs here.
Nikon service advisory for a power related problem with the D5000 (certain serial numbers only)
The rumors confirmed: launch date for the Nikon D300s and D3000.
A good laugh for our Dutch friends...
My Nikon wish list. Some of it I can afford, some not (yet).
D5000 & 18-55, 55-200 Outfit for the price of a D90 (Body alone)
In depth D5000 review on DPreview
Competition for the Nikon GP-1(a). Promote Systems GPS N-90 for the D90, D6x0, D7K and D5K series, the D3100 and D3200
Nikon D300, D90 & D80 EN-EL3e false low-battery warning problem.
Let's stick it to Adobe and Nikon! 3 Alternatives to upgrading RAW software every time you get a new camera
Plausible rumors about the specs of the new Nikon D300s and more...
Adobe Camera RAW 5.4 Release Candidate (CS4 ONLY). Support for the Nikon D5000 and other cameras.
Teaser Campaign for the D400? More rumors: D400, D750.
Nikon D300, out of stock or discounted in stores in the US, France and Sweden. D40 and D80 discontinued in Europe.
Adobe now officially WORSE than MS. Sell by NOT doing, rather than doing.
“Geotagging” with your Nikon. Review of the Promote GPS N-1
Review: Nikon D40 + AF-S DX 18-55 mm. f/3.5-5.6GII ED kit. Maybe the best Nikon ever?
My Nikon cameras, the ones to come and why.
Review: 18-200 mm. f/3.5-6.3D IF DC Sigma. You can't have it All.
Review: APO 100-300mm f/4D EX HSM Sigma. Sharpness on a Shoestring
Review: AT-X PRO 12-24mm f/4G DX Tokina. Big Bang for your Buck
Dictionary of (digital) photography terms and abbreviations