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What you’re looking at is probably the end of an era. Motion picture production companys are fast converting over to digital motion picture cameras. Camera shown is an Arriflex 435 ES. You can even find this model at eBay. Just viewed one that was for sale at $96,000 (Without a lens.) The camera is working … [Read more…]
This last Sunday at the computer club I attend there was a demostration of the ASUS tablet. Did I like it? Yes. Would I buy one? No. Why? I’ll tell you why. First I need to explain how I would use the tablet. It would be in the field. I would load images onto the … [Read more…]
This is a 1952 Bayside. It was purchased by the U.S.M.C. new in 1952. It’s now being used by a construction company that is repairing the beachside boardwalk here in Laguna Beach. What I find interesting about this crane is that the Marines ever got rid of it. They NEVER salvage a thing. Only thing … [Read more…]
The Fujifilm X100 went into production just prior to the Great Quake of Japan. Production was halted after the quake. But demand for the camera did not stop. There is just one Fujifilm X100 available at Amazon and you must see the price for yourself. The list price for a Fujifilm X100 is $1,199.95 (Updated: … [Read more…]
All is not what it seems. It appears that this house sits alone high atop a bluff. Probably with a great view (Yes it is.) But is it alone, and private? Not really. Photography can distort the truth to suit the photographer or the organization they work for. Think celebrities and the paparazzi. But even … [Read more…]
I’ve had a great time using my Nikon D40X. Except. It. Eats. Batteries. Let me explain. Whenever I transfer my photos in the camera to the computer I connect via USB port and wammo it’s done. Now you must turn off the camera immediately. If you don’t then Nikon will eat your battery. Twice now … [Read more…]