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camerphone magic

camerphone magic

I’m really stoning on a photo I took yesterday with my Motorola v220 cameraphone. Driving home yesterday I noticed a pack of flying geese. So pulled out my cameraphone, shot open my sunroof and snapped the photo. (I also changed the settings on the cameraphone so it would take a darker photo resulting in the […]

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Kramer and his Polaroid camera

Kramer and his Polaroid camera

Remember the Seinfeld episode where Elaine’s friend, a physical therapist, whom Jerry must “kiss hello,” had an old style hairdo? Jerry and Elaine pulled Kramer into the room to comment on it. Kramer compliments her hair-do and continues to take her picture with his Polaroid camera. He has problems with pushing the button and it […]

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now that's a digital camera

now that’s a digital camera

Think you’re hot stuff cuz you have a 10 megapixel camera? Try this camera on for size. The Hasselblad H2D-39. 39 megapixels. Curious about the actual image size that a 39 megapixel camera produces? It’s 7212 x 5266 pixels. That’s 24″ x 17.5″ at 300 dpi. The working layer size in Photoshop is 108.7 MB. […]

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coolest digital camera ever

coolest digital camera ever

The Canon Powershot TX1 is quite possibly the coolest digital camera ever. QUICK BASIC SPECS7.1 megapixel camera10x optical zoom30 fps High Definition (HD) 720p widescreen (16:9) video cameraOptical Image Stabilizer (IS) System3.50 x 2.36 x 1.14 in.retail price: $500 JUST AMAZING7.1 megapixels is solid. I’m not blown away by the megapixels. I am blown away […]

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top 50 tech products of all time

top 50 tech products of all time

PCWorld announced their list of Top 50 Tech Products. This list is goes back to the popularization of the personal computer. So don’t get upset if you don’t see one of those monster-sized computers of the 1950s on the list. The article doesn’t give a straight-up list, so I’m sharing it here. (The article spans […]

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the best consumer video camera for Mac users

the best consumer video camera for Mac users

I’ve been established in the world of digital photography since 1998, but am new to video. I spent a great deal of time the last month or so doing research. I’ve learned a lot and hope to share some of that knowledge here. You’ll see which camcorder I recommend for Mac users on a budget. […]

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wooden camera

wooden camera

Olympus is developing a camera with a wooden shell. It is cypress wood compressed 2.5x its gravity weight (approximately 0.40.5 to more than 1) which makes it stronger than the ABS and polycarbonate resin-based plastics used on most camera cases! I was never a fan of Olympus cameras. Their designs are clunky, bloated, cartoon-like, and […]

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canon powershot A620 review

A friend asked my about the Canon Powershot A620. I like getting questions about digital cameras. They are fun. Here’s my response: DIGITAL CAMERASI have a lot to say here. You asked. I love digital cameras. You can scroll down to my conclusion if you get bored by my ramble. WHERE TO BUYI have never […]

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lego camera

lego camera

That’s right, boys and girls. You heard it! A LEGO CAMERA. It’s a 35mm pinhole lego camera. What’s a pinhole camera? pinhole.org has some photos and explains it. Though it takes a big of reading. They are kinda techie.wikipedia has a nice overview of pinhole cameras. Basically, you have box with a tiny hole in […]

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digital SLR vs. prosumer cameras (comparison)

digital SLR vs. prosumer cameras (comparison)

laura k asked some questions from a previous post about buying a digital SLR vs. buying a prosumer digital camera. If you want to skip all the nitty gritty details, just go to the Conclusion for a summary. Here’s my two cents: Just as background info. I use a Nikon D100, a 6 megapixel SLR […]

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