Underexposed blog: Links of the day
Detailed Nikon D60 rumor, plus tilt-shift, macro, and image-stabilized kit lens...iStock reverses euro price hike...40 percent of Lightroom users convert raw to DNG
Nikon lens rumors: (24mm tilt-shift, 60mm macro, and 16-85mm VR): DPReview forum -- The 16-85mm VR looks closer to reality. The tilt-shift model would be interesting--that was a longtime Canon advantage.
Rumored Nikon D60 details: Digital Photography Review -- Some purported details of the now widely rumored Nikon D60 SLR have bubbled up on the DP Review forum.
Nikon releases D80 firmware version 1.10 --
Windows Vista compatibility, USB Media Transfer Protocol now supported, and tweaks to longer-exposure noise reduction.
iStockphoto rolls back international price increase -- A 2008 price change increased fees for European buyers because of exchange rates, but iStockphoto backed off the 1 dollar = 1 euro = 1 pound equation.
Miscjunk--Attention wilderness geotaggers: free Garmin topo maps -- Free maps for Garmin GPS units.
Adobe's Tom Hogarty: 40 percent of Lightroom users convert to DNG -- "40 percent of Lightroom users who aren't shooting with a DNG-native camera have already decided to utilize the Convert To DNG option while importing their photos." I'm not sure where the statistic comes from, but that's significant momentum. I'm among the 40 percent.
Noritsu Koki to use DNG -- Noritsu Koki signs up to use Adobe's Digital Negative format. "DNG conversion technology will be incorporated in Noritsu minilab systems." PicLens | Immersive Slideshows Across the Web -- PicLens for elaborate slideshows off Flickr, Picasa, Facebook, and other sites. Download for
Firefox, or Internet Explorer.
IBM Turns To Linux In Desktop Campaign Against Microsoft -- InformationWeek -- Lotus Notes collaboration software for Ubuntu and Red Hat Linux. Stephen Shankland
Stephen Shankland writes about a wide range of technology and products, but has a particular focus on browsers and digital photography. He joined CNET News in 1998 and has also covered Google, Yahoo, servers, supercomputing, Linux, other open-source software, and science.