One of the most annoying aspects of Apple Aperture is that there is no API for RAW plugins. This means that you’re stuck with —and Apple has been slow to update support for the latest cameras. For instance, the Olympus E-P1/E-P2/E-PL1 series has been out since August, selling like hotcakes, but there is still no RAW support for these models, even though the E-30, which is supported, .
Well finally my workaround seems to work for my satisfaction. Whee!
Martuni’s, The Mission, San Francisco, California
Olympus E-P2, M.ZUIKO Digital ED 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6
1/3sec, iso 160, 14mm (28mm)
For those too lazy to read forward here is the step-by-step:
- Select images in Aperture and choose “Edit with…” Catapult.
- Read and save images in your favorite converter (for me and the E-P1 it is Adobe Camera RAW).
- Reimport images within Catapult and close the box.
Continue reading about How to convert after the jump.
Olympus launched a teaser site for the next E-Pnext:
When I first saw this yesterday, it said “You can’t hide creativity…” and it’s since been changed to the unimanginative, “YOUR next camera is coming soon…”
For reference, I decided to see if I could glean it for MY last camera which came last month… the E-P2
MY last camera came last month…
San Francisco, California
Nikon D3, Nikkor Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D
1/5sec @ ƒ4, ISO200, 85mm
I didn’t have a 17mm pancake like in the picture and my “man-hands” are blocking some of the details, but the E-P2 extends out to my palm, while the photo shows the next one extending out to the woman’s knuckles. The length of my hand should be about right so it’s at most about an inch smaller and just as tall.
Continue reading about Guesses about the next Pen from Olympus after the jump