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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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Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L USM

Wow. Features: Lens construction: 13 elements in 10 groups (protective glass and drop-in filter included) Diagonal angle of view: 2°-5° Focus adjustment: Inner focusing system with USM Closest focusing distance: 14m / 46ft Filter size: 48mm rear drop in Canon’s

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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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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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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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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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