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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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The White Balance Lens Cap at The Photojojo Store

This is awesome. I’m definitely going to pick one of these up as soon as I can. I just need to figure out which diameter I want. (My lenses are 72mm, 58mm, and 52mm.) You may think automatic white balance

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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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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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BoBShotS Photography – Exposure Calculator

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

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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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