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How to Protect Your Lens

We mentioned in a previous post how lenses have the biggest impact on your image quality. That’s why the good ones cost four times more than your camera itself. Here are some tips on how to protect your investment. Lens CapKeep your lens cap on when you store your camera in your bag. Sure, most […]

How to Take Care of Your Memory Cards

A lot of times, we forget how important our memory cards are and how much care they require. Here are some tips to remember when handling your digital film so you can avoid losing valuable data or getting error messages while you’re on a shoot. • Always reformat you card right after you upload your […]

Portraits: The Other Use of Macro Lenses

We all know that macro lenses are used for close-up work with small subjects. What some do not know is that true macro lenses (those capable of a magnification of 1:1) are also great to use for portraits. Lens QualityMacro lenses are designed to be extremely sharp since it is designed to capture the smallest […]

Win a D40x from Nikon World

A Nikon D40x is up for grabs! The Show Us Your Wheels contest started last October 1 and will end at 12 midnight (EST) on Decemeber 31, 2007. All you need to do to join is to submit a photo of anything with wheels. Yup, anything at all. The Nikon site even mentioned baby carriages […]

Leica To Release New Lenses

German manufacturer Leica has recently announced a release of lenses for their M system. The new line is called Leica Summarit-M, and it consists of prime lenses 35mm, 50mm, 75mm, and 90mm. These are scheduled for delivery by the end of November 2007. “All Summarit-M lenses are shipped in velour pouches, with metal lens caps […]

Kinsgton Announces New CF Card Line-Up

Fountain Valley, CA – 10/29/07 – Kingston is beefing up their CompactFlash Elite Pro line up. The improvement was built with the serious photographer in mind by allowing 25MB/second (read) and 20MB/second (write), along with capacities up to 16GB. The whole line comes with a lifetime warranty. The Elite Pro cards and their suggested retail […]

Top 10 Considerations in Buying a Digital Point & Shoot Camera

By Aimee of greeblemonkey.com Lately, several friends have purchased new digital cameras and I have been happy to help them through the process. It’s actually kind of fun, like a puzzle, to match up the right camera with the right person. But there’s also just some overall concepts I ask anyone and everyone (who will […]

Canon 40D Review

A lot has been said already about the recently released Canon 40D. We will not be giving you it’s technical specs or it’s new features since those can be found on Canon’s website already. Instead, we’ll be focusing on our experience with using this camera. First off, the camera build is amazing. The whole thing […]

Camera Straps 101

One of the things overlooked by most photographers who are just starting out is the camera strap. This is understandable since new cameras already have one included in the box. The problem is that these cloth straps were not made to feel you comfortable but rather to turn you into a walking advertisement. Not only […]

The Canon EF-S 55-250mm F/4-5.6 IS

The wife has been getting a ridiculous amount of hits on her blog regarding the yet to be released Canon EF-S 55-250mm F/4-5.6 IS lens. We first heard about this from the Canon store we usually buy our stuff from almost a month ago and at that time, the only information they had was the […]