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#1 GeorgeH

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 10:56 AM

Any Nikon shooters that use Nikon Capture NX 2 care to comment on the practical benefits of the two recent updates referenced below?

 

I would be especially interested in dealing with images taken with a Full Frame body and the 14-24 zoom.

 

Thanks.

 

Capture NX 2.4.4

•An Automatic (Underwater) option has been added to the Auto Distortion pull-down menu under Camera & Lens Corrections in the Adjust section of the Edit List. However, the Automatic (Underwater) option is only displayed when all of the following conditions are met:

◦The image was captured with an advanced camera with interchangeable lenses that supports underwater automatic distortion control, and a lens that also supports the function.

◦The image was captured in RAW format or in JPEG format with the camera's Auto distortion control function disabled.

 

Distortion control data

New firmware - (L) Version  1.009

[Supported cameras]

D4 / D90 / D600 / D800 / D800E /D3100 / D3200 / D5000 / D5100 / D5200 / D7000 / D7100

Distortion control data are used to correct barrel and pincushion distortion during shooting and editing. They can be loaded into cameras that support distortion control.

 

 



#2 davephdv

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 06:59 PM

Looks like it is intended for the new Nikon water resistant Nikon 1 system camera, not for housed Nikon systems
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