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Lifehacker: Take Impressive Macro Photographs with Your Point-and-Shoot and CHDK

This sounds awesome. I’m gonna have to pull out my SD450 and give this a shot…pun intended. ;-) Remember the Canon Hacker’s Development Kit, aka CHDK—the open-source firmware that turns your point-and-shoot into a super-camera? Here’s how bug enthusiast Tim

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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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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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Nifty Fifty! (Canon 50mm f/1.8 II Review)

I just picked up the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II lens, and so far, I’m quite impressed – much more than I thought I’d be! Until yesterday, when I purchased the 50mm f/1.8, I had been shooting almost exclusively with

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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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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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