Apple Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 5.01 for OS X Mavericks

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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:

The update is available through the Mac App Store’s Updates tab.

Nikon D610 Confirmed to Solve Sensor-Spot Problems of D600

Nikon D610

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.

Nikon D610 Spec Rumors: Same as the D600?

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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...]