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September 29, 2019
Best Fujifilm X-T10 SD Memory Card

SDXC, SDHC, and SD memory cards are manufactured to operate in the Fujifilm X-T10. Burst shooting and video need cards with fast write speeds. The memory card you go with has a big effect on the performance of your camera. Just want to have an SD memory card that will work? This is my recommendation […]

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September 29, 2019
Best Fujifilm X-T1 SD Memory Card

SDXC, SDHC, and SD memory cards are designed to function with the Fujifilm X-T1. Video and burst shooting need cards with high card write speeds. You can spoil the functionality of your camera by using the wrong SD card. Don't want the tech specs? Here's my recommendation on the SD card to use with your […]

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September 29, 2019
Best Fujifilm X-Pro1 SD Memory Card

The Fujifilm X-Pro1 can use SD, SDHC, and SDXC memory cards. For video and burst shooting, it is essential the SD memory card you use has a fast write speed. The memory card you select is a big impact on the performance of your camera. Just want to have a memory card that is compatible […]

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September 25, 2019
How to Fix a Nikon D70 Sticky Rubber Grip

One of the common problems with the Nikon D70, and many older Nikon 35mm SLRs, is the rubber on the grip breaks down and becomes sticky. Unless fixed, the sticky grip makes the camera unusable. The tacky feeling makes the camera uncomfortable to hold and will leave a residue on your hands. 70% Isopropyl Alcohol […]

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September 20, 2019
An Electronic Manual Focus Camera - the Nikon N6000 (F-601M)

Released in 1990, the Nikon N6000 is a manual focus electronically controlled camera. The body and controls are similar to the Nikon N6006. Not having autofocus means the camera has a split prism focusing screen that you would see in older SLRs. The advantage of this is that manual focusing is easy. Older manual focus […]

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September 17, 2019
Canon EOS Rebel / Rebel S 35mm Film SLR

Introduced in 1990, the Canon EOS Rebel is the first camera to have the Rebel branding. The Canon EOS Rebel S is the same camera, but with a built in flash. In Europe the camera was called the Canon EOS 1000F and EOS 1000F QD. Both of those had a built in flash, with the […]

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September 2, 2019
Nikon D70 - Everything You Need to Know

Released in 2004, the Nikon D70 was the first Nikon DSLR released with an original MSRP under $1,000. That price also made it the first digital SLR from Nikon to be targeted at non-professionals. Now the D70 can be found used for much less than that. If the kit lens, the 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G is included […]

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August 22, 2019
What Cameras use Canon FD Lenses?

Finding a 35mm film camera that has an FD lens mount can be difficult if you don't know what models to look for. The Canon AE-1 camera is the best known, but there are plenty of other options. Or perhaps you have found or were given a camera and are not sure if you can […]

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August 14, 2019
A List of All the Nikon Camera Bellows

Bellows Unit 1 This bellows was designed to be used with Nikon's rangefinder cameras. It uses the S-mount. There is a rear attachment that has a reflex mirror housing. Without the reflex mirror, focusing with the bellows will not be possible. They were not produced in a large volume, so are rare and difficult to […]

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August 13, 2019
Macro Bellows vs Extension Tubes - Which is Best

Fundamentally, extension tubes and macro bellows do the same thing. They move a lens further away from the camera focal plane, which increases the magnification. Differences in size, weight, cost, and fine adjustments means that neither is outright better than the other. The best option between the two is going to come down to use […]

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