Mastering the Nikon D610 – New Book

Mastering the Nikon D610

Mastering the Nikon D610 is a new book from photographer Darrell Young.

“This book explores the features and capabilities of the camera in a way that far surpasses the user’s manual. It guides readers through the camera features with step-by-step setting adjustments; color illustrations; and detailed how, when, and why explanations for each option. Every button, dial, switch, and menu configuration setting is explored in a user-friendly manner, with suggestions for setup according to various shooting styles.”

Mastering the Nikon D610 retails for $39.95; however, is currently available for $28.03 from


Apple Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 5.01 for OS X Mavericks

Aperture 3

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.