Nikon 1 V1 Firmware Update Version 1.21

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon has issued a firmware update for the Nikon 1 V1. A and B firmware version 1.21 for the V1 adresses the following issue:

Immediately after the camera was turned on after attaching a lens, shooting display in the camera monitor or electronic viewfinder (view through the lens) sometimes appeared to move.  This issue has been resolved.

You can download the update from Nikon’s website.

Nikon Capture NX 2.4.0 Released; Offers New Camera Support and More

Nikon 1 S1

Nikon has updated Capture NX 2 to version 2.4.0 for both Mac and Windows. The new version includes the following updates:

  • Support for RAW images captured with the Nikon 1 J3 and Nikon 1 S1 has been added.
  • The following modifications have been made to White Balance in the Camera Settings portion of the Develop section in the Edit List palette.
    –     Underwater can now be selected from New WB. However, Underwater can only be selected for RAW images captured with a camera that supports Underwater white balance.
    –     Resulting colors have been corrected when Flash was selected from New WB for RAW images captured with the Nikon 1 V2.
  • An issue that, in some rare cases, prevented display of some JPEG images has been resolved.

You can download the latest version from Nikon’s website.

Photoshop 13.0.4 and 13.1.2 Update Fixes “Trial Screen” Error

Earlier this week, I tried to open Photoshop CS6 and received a message that I could continue with a free trial or put in my serial number. Even though I had been using Premiere Pro CS6 all day and they are both part of the same Creative Cloud subscription, Photoshop just wouldn’t open for me. After two hours of troubleshooting and a call to Adobe customer support, I was finally able to use Photoshop again.

As it turns out, this was a bug and an update is available to fix this problem for both Creative Cloud users and boxed-copy users with serial numbers. Details from Adobe on the update below. [Read more…]