D700 firmware v1.02 introduces new GPS related options for Nikon GP-1 GPS receiver

In the just released firmware version 1.02 for the D700, Nikon added an option to sync the GPS time to the camera time and a new option to allow the camera more time to acquire GPS data. I’ll be doing a review on a Nikon GP-1 compatible on-camera GPS receiver for the Nikon D700 (and …

Aperture 2.1.3 fixes (some) missing EXIF export tags…and more!

Yesterday, Apple released a new version of it’s photo management and raw conversion software Aperture. The issues addressed include: Nikon images imported using a direct camera-to-computer connection now display thumbnails correctly in the Import window. Fixed an issue that could cause duplicate image versions to be created after rebuilding a library. Fixed a library issue that …

Aperture doesn’t export all EXIF header info

While playing around with the new geotagging Places feature in iPhoto ’09 I was pretty stunned by the fact that Aperture 2.1.2 doesn’t export the full EXIF header info when exporting photos from an Aperture project. I already found out that Aperture doesn’t include all EXIF fields for its preview pictures but I expected it to …

Review: iPhoto ’09 face detection limited but still useful

Even though I’m preferring Apple Aperture over iPhoto to post-process my RAW format photos, the new “Faces” feature in iPhoto ’09 (part of iLife ’09) sounded interesting enough to me to give iPhoto another try. To get some photos in iPhoto without having to duplicate them, I set it up to reference Aperture preview JPEGs …

BT747 GPS logger application with new user interface

My favorite GPS datalogger management application has received a major user interface overhaul. What a difference it makes! Old BT747 user interface. New BT7474 user interface. The new user interface can be started using Java Web Start. Head over to BT747.free.fr and click on Install desktop version.