Camera Reviews

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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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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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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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. Table of Contents […]

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Best Nikon D3000 Lenses for All Types of Photography

Recommended Nikon D3000 Lenses If you don't want to read, you can check out the best options for the Nikon D3000 below. Zoom Lens - Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Wide Angle Lens - Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X116 Pro DX II Telephoto Lens - Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G First Prime - Nikon AF-S DX […]

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Common Nikon D70 Camera Problems

There are several common problems that the Nikon D70 can have. Seeing how the camera is over 15 years old, problems should be expected. Table of Contents Sticky Rubber GripCHA Error / CHR ErrorCompact Flash Card Reader Pin RepairFOR error - CF ribbon cableReplacing the Ribbon CableBlinking Green Light of Death (BGLOD)Autofocus Not WorkingCheck AF/M […]

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Nikon D70s Resources: Software, PDF Manual, & More

This page has a list of resources and reference information for the Nikon D70s. Included are support phone numbers, links to PDF copies of the manuals, replacement battery information, compatible memory cards, and accessories. The Nikon D70s is the second mid-range DSLR released by Nikon in 2005. The Nikon D70 came before it and the […]

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Minolta Maxxum 5000i Dynax

The Minolta Maxxum 5000i is a second-generation A-mount camera. It was released in 1989 as a replacement for the Maxxum 5000. It was discontinued in 1992. The replacement model was the Minolta Maxxum 5xi. What's interesting about the camera is that the "i" in 5000i stands for "intelligence." This is because the camera takes Creative […]

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Canon EOS 650 - The First EOS Camera

The Canon EOS 650 was the first camera released that used the Canon EF mount. Canon sold the EOS 650 from 1987-1989, when it was replaced by the Canon EOS 600. Table of Contents Price & Where to BuyOriginal PriceBattery - 2CR5Quartz Date Back EBuild QualityEOS 650 vs EOS 620Lens Mount - Canon EFCanon EF-S […]

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Best Canon PowerShot SD20 SD Memory Card

The Canon PowerShot SD20 needs SD memory cards. The largest capacity SD card that will work in the PowerShot SD20 is 2GB. In Europe, the point & shoot camera was named the Canon DIGITAL IXUS i5. SD memory cards that satisfy the SDUC, SDXC, or SDHC requirements will not work properly in the PowerShot SD20. […]

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