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Windows Phone Wallpapers by Sony NEX and Levi Freeman

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Here's a nice story of a NEX photographer and graphic designer, Levi Freeman, getting recognized by the Windows Phone design team. Mr. Freeman carries the designation of producing the first set of official Windows Phone wallpapers with the design team's full endorsement.

from the Windows Phone blog:
Our fans have created some fantastic Windows Phone wallpapers over the years. Today we’re unveiling a new nature series from Windows Phone fan and London-based graphic designer Levi Freeman. What’s unique about these is that they’re the first to carry our design team’s official seal of approval. We also hope they’re the first of many collaboration efforts with artists to come.Read the official Windows Phone announcement here.


from Levi Freeman
This is the short account of the story behind how my photographs ended up on Windows Phone. It explains the beginnings, meetings and the joy of shooting with my camera knowing full well that millions of people will perhaps set them as their own …

NEX-5N Firmware Version 1.01 Update Released

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NEX-5N Firmware Version Check
Mark R. emailed us to let us know that Sony has released Firmware Version 1.01 for the NEX-5N. Here are the features of this upgrade.
This utility updates the NEX-5N Camera Firmware to version 1.01 and provides the following benefits:
Improves the AF response for situations where the distance of the subject changes considerably
Improves stability when operating the camera using the [Lens Compensation: Distortion] "Auto" and [Picture Effect] "Miniature" settings at the same time
Improves camera operations when using the [Exposure Compensation] and [Intelligent AF] settings

NEX-5N Firmware Update
Check your local Sony Support website to download NEX-5n Firmware 1.01 Update for Windows or Mac OS. Read the instructions twice before doing the update and make sure your battery is at 100%.
Sony US Support for NEX-5N
Sony UK Support for NEX-5N

Unfortunately there is still no 7 shot exposure bracketing.

NEX-5N Autofocus Speed Firmware 1.00 vs 1.01

Than…

Adobe Updates Photoshop and Lightroom to Support NEX RAW files

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Adobe has released the Adobe® Photoshop® Camera Raw 6.2 plug-in and Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 3.2 updates which support the Sony NEX-5 and NEX-3 RAW files. We can now edit RAW files taken with the NEX in Windows machines with either Photoshop CS5 or Lightroom 3.

Camera Raw 6.2 and Lightroom 3.2 also adds Lens Profile Support for the Sony E 18-55mm OSS Lens which corrects distortion, chromatic aberration, and vignetting.

Apple released Sony NEX RAW support about a week ago.

•Newly supported camera models include:
Casio EXILIM EX-FH100 (DNG*)Leica S2 (DNG*) Panasonic DMC-FZ100Panasonic DMC-FZ40 (FZ45)Panasonic DMC-LX5 Pentax 645D Samsung NX10 Samsung TL500 (EX1) Sony A290 Sony A390 Sony Alpha NEX-3 Sony Alpha NEX-5
You can read more about the updates here, Lightroom Journal.

Download Lightroom 3.2 Release Candidate with NEX RAW support for Macintosh and Windows.

Download Camera Raw 6.2 plug-in with NEX RAW support for Macintosh and Windows.