Nikon to release three more DSLRs this year; outs new version of Capture NX 0

As if the D800 and D4 were not enough to whet our camera appetites, Nikon is at it again with a recent report that they are going to announce three additional DSLR cameras within the year.

According to Nikonrumors, the Japanese camera maker is going to unveil three new DX models, which are going to replace the D3100, D7000 and D300s.

In related news, Nikon also announced the new Capture NX v2.3.1. The latest version, which you can only install with an existing intallation of v2.3.0, includes a fix for some bugs and supports the new Nikon D4.

The Capture NX 2.3.1 comes with:

  • Support for RAW images captured with the D4.
  • Extra High 1 (Extra High) and Extra High 2 items have been added to the Active D-Lighting pulldown menu under Camera Settings in the Develop section of the Edit List.
  • Event ID can now be displayed under File Info 2 in the File & Camera Information section of the Metadata palette for images captured by, and to which IPTC information has been added using the IPTC item in the camera’s setup menu, the D4.
  • Display format for the following items in the Edit List has been modified.
    • Active D-Lighting under Camera Settings in the Develop section.
    • Color Moiré Reduction under Camera & Lens Corrections in the Develop section
  • An issue that prevented sufficient application of vignette control enhancement for RAW (NEF) images captured with the Nikon 1 V1 and Nikon 1 J1 with A firmware Ver. 1.10 or 1.11 and B firmware Ver. 1.10 installed has been resolved.
  • An issue that prevented accurate display of lens information in the Metadata palette for images captured with the Nikon 1 V1 or Nikon 1 J1 and a 1 NIKKOR lens has been resolved.
  • When certain images with GPS information attached were saved in JPEG format, Capture NX 2 sometimes quit responding. This issue has been resolved.

You can get the new Nikon Capture NX 2.3.1 on Amazon for the price of $130.