Nikon’s stackable instant rebate program, which includes several DSLRs and lenses (even the new Nikon Df and D610) has been extended through Dec. 28. Check out all of the eligible products here at B&H Photo.
Apple has issued an update to Digital Camera RAW to version 5.01, which adds RAW image compatibility for several new cameras in Aperture 3.5 and iPhoto.
New camera support in Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 5.01:
- Canon PowerShot G16
- Canon PowerShot S120
- Fujifilm X-A1
- Nikon COOLPIX P7800
- Nikon D610
- Olympus PEN Lite E-PL6
- Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX7
- Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LF1
- Sony Alpha ILCE-3000
- Sony Alpha NEX-5T
The update is available through the Mac App Store’s Updates tab.
Roger Cicala over a Lens Rentals, who initially brought to the D600 sensor-spot problems to the forefront, has evaluated several Nikon D610 bodies using the same testing methods. The initial conclusion is the the new shutter in the D610 has, in fact, solved the problem that plagued the D600.
Of course, Nikon has never acknowledged a problem with the D600. It just introduced the D610 a year later that is virtually the same camera with the new shutter mechanism. You can read Roger Cicala’s full report here at Lens Rentals.
The rumored Nikon D610 specs have surfaced and appear to be the same as the Nikon D600. Again, the Nikon D610 is rumored to be a fast replacement to the D600 due to sensor spot issue. Accordingly, it makes sense that the D610 wouldn’t feature any significant updates other than an improved shutter mechanism (one that doesn’t produce residue that leads to sensor spots). [Read more…]