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I've for years been using a LowePro beltpack camerabag. Works great. But it's a personal preference of course, see for yourself if it's what you want/need. LowePro Toploader Pro Another option (or combine with the Toploader would be the Street&Field series belt with pouches. The 55-250 might get a bit uncomfortable banging against your leg. Apart from ...


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I recommended the Canon SX230 HS to an aunt a couple of years ago, and she and I have both been happy with the result. It is pretty fool-proof - its automatic settings work well and JPEGs are really nice. She liked the fact that it's pink, though that's not why I recommended it :) Note that this camera, just like the SX170 you have been looking for, uses ...


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The easiest way to get a list of cameras that use AA/AAA batteries is to use the camera feature search tool on dpreview.com, and under the physical features specify cameras that use AA or AAA batteries. The results will be listed in reverse chronological order (i.e., newest models will be at the top). However, the majority of digital cameras do not use ...


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Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM A Is a lens that I do not own. I thought that it fits your requirements rather well, hence I suggest looking into it. It is wide angle and very fast. How fast are your subjects relative to you? If you are on the same boat, you should be fine. I mention that because sometimes Sigma lenses have trouble with autofocus. You should ...


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If you are looking for equipment to shoot short films with, you may want to put maximum priority on auto-focus and smooth focusing. For example, if you need good focus tracking and not jerky focusing, you need a good body and also a good lens, preferably STM lens. If you plan on using wide angles mostly, like within 18-35mm range, then focusing will not ...


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I'm always confused when people say "Should I get the 300mm or the 28mm?". It's like asking "Which car should I buy - the Land Rover or the Lotus Elise?". The 2 lenses are so far apart in their intended use that there should be no hesitation whatsoever in you deciding which one is more suited to your needs. However - if you mean 'nature' photography and not ...


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Yes, and no. :D The 430EXII has no wireless eTTL master capability, just like your T2i, it cannot be used as a master unit in Canon's "smart" optical wireless system, the way your 430EXII can be used as a slave in that system. However, there is one model of Yongnuo flash that can act as an optical master (YN-568EXII), so if you used that on-camera, you ...


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Yes, your 430EX II can trigger another flash, but only if that flash has an optical slave function built in. The Yongnuo flashes all have a basic optical slave function called S1 or S2 which triggers the flash when it sees the flash of light from another flash unit. Use S1 if you are using the 430EX II in Manaual mode. (S1 fires whenever it sees any flash ...


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http://www.sonyalpharumors.com/first-video-showing-the-nikon-f-to-sony-e-mount-autofocus-adapter/ I'm waiting for more news on the adapter shown in the link above. I really don't want to sell all my Nikon glass but I do want to change to mirrorless. All rights, credit and thanks to Sony Alpha Rumors for getting the information about this adapter out to the ...


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B&H, Adorama, and others may have online sales, but they have regular phone sales as well. Just call them with your film needs. Even if they don't carry the stock, they will have other suggestions.


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The farther the subject, the smaller the part of the field of view it will cover. Therefore the picture of the object will be composed of less pixels which means that the image will effectively be less sharp.


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There are a number of places where you can buy film today. That's mostly online now, but depending on where you live that could also be a specialty shop in your city. To answer your question, 220 and 8x10 are still made, but not for all emulsion types. Ilford (BW only) for example still makes 8x10 but 120 only, Fuji and Foma also make 8x10, Kodak is the ...


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Whenever new technology comes around, it supposedly kills the older technology that it replaces. The thing is that technologies rarely fully cover the applications of another one. Sure digital has its benefits and replaced film for most applications. The thing is that this doesn't mean that film is actually dead. People really like to see things dying ...


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Remember, Nikon 70-300 (1.5x costlier than the 55-300 option) is also a FX lens and hence it can be treated as future investment. Tomorrow, when you invest in a FX body like D750 or D810, you can easily use 70-300 but not the 55-300 or 55-200 I have both the Nikon versions, the 55-200 and 70-300, and so can stress upon the fact that VR is a must when it ...


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Leica lenses (and the complimenting camera body) simply take better, sharper photos. I know this does not sound right, but one can pick out Leica shots from non Leica shots - sort of the difference between a Brownie snapshot and an Ansel Adams print. An optical physicist explained it to me this way: "With modern computers and lens design software, most ...


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Some tradtional camera stabilizers are tend to be expensive since they are serving for professional filming like hollywood-grade movies. But in recent years, some camera stabilization systems like handheld gimbals make revolutionary changes to the cinematography with lower costs and light weights. Picking a camera gimbal stabilizer for your compact cameras ...


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A camera stabilizer is a kind of camera mounting device which is used to prevent camera shake and vibration shooting video. It is widely used by cinematographers in the filming industry for capturing fast movements on unstable surfaces. The biggest benefit of using a camera stabilizer is to ensure the stability of the camera, allowing the operator to make ...


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I would like to learn and dive deeper into manual/program mode. Look at the mode dials on the top of the two cameras. IMO, it makes the Sony DSC HX9V the clear winner over the Nikon Coolpix S9100, because the dial on the HX9V clearly shows the PSAM (Programmable auto, Shutter-priority, Aperture-priority, and full Manual) modes, while the dial on the ...



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