Category Archives: Camera News

Nikon D5100 and D7000 Firmware Updates

If you shoot a Nikon D5100 or a D7000 you’ll want to check out the links below and update your camera’s firmware.   Nikon D5100 firmware version 1.01 Fixes: An error where the card may not have been recognized when some … Continue reading

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No more Nikon D300s or D700 for Japan

Nikon Japan just issued a press release saying they will halt the sales of the D300s and D700 DSLR cameras in Japan.  To comply with the “Electrical Appliance and Material Safety Law”, Nikon has decided to halt sales of the D300s and D700 along … Continue reading

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X-Rite Photo: Photo Contest “Landscapes”

X-Rite Photo is sponsoring a photo contest on Facebook.  The theme is “Landscapes”.     They are giving away some pretty cool stuff: 1st prize is a write up on the X-Rite Photo Blog, a Color Munki Display calibrator and a … Continue reading

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Nikon Factory Still Underwater

The Nikon Rumors Blog just posted an update regarding Nikon’s manufacturing facility in Thailand.  According to the report, the first floor of all buildings are still submerged under water.  The damage is currently estimated to cost Nikon approximately 65 billion … Continue reading

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View Your RAW files in Windows. Microsoft Releases Camera Raw CODEC pack

From the article on the Microsoft Download Page… The Microsoft Camera Codec Pack enables the viewing of a variety of device-specific file formats. Note: Clicking Download means you agree to the Microsoft service agreement and privacy statement. Additional details below. … Continue reading

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iOS app for Nikon D3100 Owners

Ken Tidwell develops apps for the iOS operating system (iPhone, iPad, etc.).  He has just released a new app which is a user’s guide to the Nikon D3100.  This app is meant to be an alternative to carrying around the … Continue reading

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Pentax Updates Firmware for Current DSLR Lineup

Pentax has posted firmware updates for its current lineup of DSLR cameras, the 645D, K-5 and K-r.  After releasing a firmware update to add functionality for its soon to be released GPS module, Pentax has now released a new update … Continue reading

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Hoya Sells Pentax Imaging to Ricoh!

From the Press Release: Tokyo – July 1, 2011 – Ricoh Company, Ltd. (TSE: 7752; President & CEO: Shiro Kondo; hereinafter referred to as “Ricoh”) and HOYA Corporation (TSE: 7741; President & CEO: Hiroshi Suzuki; hereinafter referred to as “HOYA”) … Continue reading

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Nikon Prototype Cameras!

Nikon is displaying some crazy looking prototype cameras at the “Hello Tomorrow” exhibit in France.   For more info check out the full article at Nikon Rumors.  Thanks Nikon Rumors!

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Pentax WG-1 GPS now availabe in Orange!

This just popped up on my Facebook news feed.   The waterproof, crush proof, mud proof, drop proof, cold proof etc., Pentax WG-1 with built in GPS is now available in Orange.  The darned thing looks awesome!  check out more info … Continue reading

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