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The age old debate, is it the photographer or camera equipment? (Nikon fumble)

I just noticed on Pentax Forums that Nikon allegedly posted this message: A photographer is only as good as the equipment he uses, and a good lens is essential to taking good pictures! Do any of our facebook fans use any of the NIKKOR lenses? Which is your favorite and what types of situations do you use it for? Basically implying that photographers are only good if they are sporting … Continue reading

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Second SD and Micro SD card Speed Testing Article

The latest speed testing article (October 2017) is here. The first article on the speed of the SD cards I wrote was pretty successful. I get quite a bit of traffic from that, so I think people probably find it useful. The issue with writing follow up articles is that I’m limited to what I have on hand to test with (if you have contacts to acquire test cards let … Continue reading

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More Pentax Q Camera Talk

Now that the Pentax Q has started shipping, there is a lot more information available. I mentioned the Q back in June and I think a lot of what I said is still valid. I’m personally still on the middle road with the Q. I see positive aspects, but at the current price and lacking a few Pentax features (WR for example) it isn’t something I would be willing to … Continue reading

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Retro Digital Review: Pentax *istD Camera Body

Is it time for us to start calling some digital equipment retro? Digital SLRs go out of style pretty quickly, sometimes as soon as a few years. However, there can be benefits to using older equipment, which I’ll try to cover in this review. The most obvious benefit is using equipment that was initially for pro-level photographers, but getting it at a cut-rate price used. While the *istD is on … Continue reading

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SD Card Speed Testing (Secure Digital Memory Cards)

The latest speed testing article (October 2017) is here. Most of my largest articles happen on a whim. I think of an idea and then keep scaling it up as I think of ways to make the article even more interesting and useful. My initial though here was to see how my collection of SD memory cards faired write-speed wise. I found out that Ubuntu Linux has a disk benchmarking … Continue reading

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DSLR Camera Lens Basics

Here is an article I wrote for another one of my websites “actuallysimple.com”: If you own a Digital SLR camera, but have yet to buy a lens besides the one that came with the camera, you are missing out. In this article and video, I will go over a few lenses that you might find interesting to get more fun and quality out of your DSLR. Part 1 of 2: … Continue reading

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Digital Camera Basics

Here is an article I wrote for another one of my websites “actuallysimple.com”: Click here to view the video in high quality Are you interested in getting a digital camera, but don’t know what is available? Let me give you a quick overview of the most popular model types to help you decide which would fit your style best. 1. Digicam (Product Examples): These cameras are small and easy to … Continue reading

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