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Engadget: Canon EOS 5D Mark II firmware update cures ‘black dot’ ailment

Excellent news! (And one of the reasons I’m glad I got off the early-adopter bandwagon…) Those equipped with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II might’ve noticed a few continuity errors between their shots and real life, such as light from

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Photojojo » Polaroid: R.I.P. in 14 Days :(

Awww… =P Well gang, we fought the good fight, but it’s official: Polaroid isn’t making any more film after December 31st, 2008. Sad though we are, we’ve found a few bits of good news scattered amid the wreckage. via Photojojo

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Making a Pinhole Lens for SLR Cameras

Pretty cool little guide from CameraHacker.com… Ever since I started learning about photography, I have been fascinated with the art of pinhole photography. I always thought that the possibility of creating an image using the tiniest hole is amazing. If

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JSTN – Please, Canon

He’s got an excellent point – I’d love if I could set up my camera the way he’s described… Please, Canon Let me set my own lower limit for shutter speed with auto ISO. I want to shoot wide open,

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BoBShotS Photography – Exposure Calculator

BoBShotS Photography – Exposure Calculator Using Light, Film, Aperture and Shutter Speed.

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Canon Dial 35 – Camerapedia.org

Fascinating camera from the 1960’s… The Canon Dial 35 was an unconventional half-frame 35mm camera with clockwork automatic film advance. It was made in Japan by Canon from November 1963. The Dial 35 was also sold as the Bell &

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Quality control sticker? (PASSED)

I’ve always wondered what that sticker meant… Hiro Matsu , Aug 09, 2006; 08:17 a.m. Anyone recognize this sticker? Thanks. James Lai , Aug 09, 2006; 08:44 a.m. Yes, it is a quality control sticker from the Japan Camera Inspection

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E18 Error Fixed! (Canon PowerShot SD450)

Huzzah! I finally fixed the E18 error I’ve been experiencing on my Canon PowerShot SD450, which prevented my lens from extending when the power was turned on, and the fix wasn’t nearly as difficult as I had expected. I’ve even

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BobAtkins.com: Manual focus lenses on Canon EOS bodies

I found this excellent post below from BobAtkins.com about using manual focus lenses on Canon EOS bodies via this great article at Photojojo: Better Lenses for Less Money: How To Use Vintage Lenses with Your DSLR Using Manual Focus Lenses

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Canon 5200mm f/14 lens

…really looks like a cannon. ;-) This is the most mammoth camera lens I’ve ever seen, and has almost unbelievable specifications: From CanonFD.com: Focal Length: 5150mm Exposure Control: Light quantity is controlled with the use of built-in ND filters, corresponding

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Canon 5D Mark II Released!

Wow! These specs are even better than I’d hoped for! According to digital Photography School: Here’s what Canon DSLR fans have been waiting for – the new Canon EOS 5D Mark II DSLR. This 21 megapixel DSLR (CMOS full frame

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New Teaser Ad for Canon 5D Mark II, 50D compared.

Update! Release info and specs available here: http://blog.wolffmyren.com/2008/09/17/canon-5d-mark-ii-released/

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Canon EOS 50D SLR

It’s a bit surprising to me how quickly Canon is skipping over the 40D; I purchased a 30D at the end of its sales life (and was able to get the nicer 28-135mm lens shown below as part of the

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Photojojo: DIY Flash Diffuser

I posted a related link back in March (Pop-up Flash), but I just recently tried it out and found it to be so useful that it was worth reposting: Harsh, unflattering flash got you down? Grab an old roll of

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Amazon.com: Essential Gear For Wedding Photography

Great reference list for wedding photography gear. A little pricey, but it’s quite thorough. Amazon.com: Essential Gear for Wedding Photography BTW, if you have any suggestions from personal experience, please add comments to this page! Thanks!

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dPS: How To Remove Dust Spots From Multiple Photos in 4 Steps

Another excellent article from digital Photography School, about how to remove dust spots from your photos. I’m going to need to try this out on my own photos, especially after that full day of shooting with a dirty sensor (see

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Canon E18 Error (Lens Problem)

Update! I’ve fixed the E18 Error on my PowerShot SD450 and posted the steps here: E18 Error Fixed! (Canon PowerShot SD450) Found this site when I began to research the error which mysteriously began appearing on my Canon PowerShot SD450

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Canon EOS 5D Mark II…my next camera.

Update: New post, new information available here: New Teaser Ad for Canon 5D Mark II, 50D compared. From Gizmodo: The calendar tells us that the 5D, Canon’s second best DSLR range, is due for a refresh. It comes from a message

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