Nikon release new versions of ViewNXi, Capture NX-D & Picture Control Utility 2

Nikon have released updated versions of the below software:

Capture NX-D 1.4.5 ViewNX– 1.2.7 ViewNX-i 1.2.7 & Capture NX-D 1.4.5 Picture Control Utility 2.3.0

NB: If 2 software apps are listed above, then the download will be for both.


Have you tried any ON1 software?

On1 RAW 2017

Recently I’ve been playing lots with On1 software. Their new On1 RAW is quite a revelation. It’s a fascinating tool & has me hooked. I’ve been doing all my recent edits using it. Several new recent releases have hugely improved the functionality. It’s a bit like Lightroom, but with layers added. It’s […]

Nikon Software Updates

In case you missed this, in December 2016, Nikon made the following software announcements. Well worth updating if you haven’t already!


Nikon Releases Software Updates with D5600 Support From Nikon:

Capture NX-D 1.4.3

Changes from Version 1.4.2 to 1.4.3

Added support for the D5600. Added a Size of Text and Icon option to Preferences […]

General Photography News June 2016

EverythingD7000 General News Update

Hi All,

Thought I’d release an update on recent general photography news that has caught my eye. A lot of free stuff here! J

D7200 Firmware Updated

On 26th April 2016 Nikon released an update for the D7200 firmware C bank, upgrading to 1.01. This is a bug fix for 4 […]

Adobe Lightroom and the D7200

Thought I’d just add some clarification around Lightroom and the D7200;

Lightroom 5 will not be updated by Adobe to support D7200 RAW files at any point in the future. If you have LR5 and don’t want to upgrade to LR6 (CC) then you can convert your D7200 RAW files to Adobe DNG format using […]

New D7100 Workbook

I’m pleased to announce version 0.0.9 of the D7100 workbook. This is very radically different to the prior D7000 workbook.

It now has a far more professional look, makes extensive use of colour, uses cell protection, has 7 columns for “genre” styles, details Picture Control details not in the manual (or on the Net anywhere […]

New D7000 Workbook

I’m pleased to announce version 3.0.0 of the D7000 workbook. This is a very radical update and a huge improvement over version 2.4.2.

It now has a far more professional look, makes extensive use of colour, uses cell protection, has 7 columns for “genre” styles, details Picture Control details not in the manual, has a […]

Firmware Bug, or “By design”

I’ve just discovered either a D7000 firmware bug, or possibly an undocumented “design feature”………………..

I discovered this in development of my movies package. I wanted to set a custom picture control and then save the “Set picture control” setting to the BIN file via Save settings.

What I’ve discovered is that while Load settings works […]

Nikon Manual Viewer for iPhone

Can’t believe I’ve only just discovered this, but Nikon have a Manual Viewer application for the iPhone;

If you have an iPhone, I highly recommend you download the free Nikon Manual Viewer.

Once installed, click “Download” within the app to download the D7000 manual, and any other manuals for Nikon DSLRs and speedlights you own.


D7000 firmware: A: 1.0.2 / B:1.03 upgrade

Nikon has released an upgrade to the B element of the firmware. Released on 10th November 2011. The upgrade fixes the following items:

An error where the card may not have been recognized when some memory cards were used has been addressed. The following issues occurred when the mode dial was rotated from U1 or […]