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Dec
19
comment Nikkor 70-200 2.8 VRII - Does Autofocus <5m really work?
@JamesSnell: The limit switch on AF-S lenses is electronic, so in theory the limit is in the firmware. On AF, it's mechanical and adds a physical obstacle to the focus ring. (It's also interesting to note that the Mk I version of the 70-200 limits at 2.5m, which makes it much more useful for portraits.)
Dec
15
comment Giving compact digital camera a Brain
If there are compact cameras that support that kind of external control and someone's written an application to do it, there's no reason why not. The cameras in mobile phones are getting to be good enough that there's not really any reason to carry a separate camera.
Dec
1
comment How should I handle the poor quality of my camera's rear LCD screen?
If your camera supports it, shoot tethered.
Nov
28
comment Why taking pictures on night time results to have a black color in bottom part [ nikon d3100 and nikon 300mm ]?
If you're using the built-in flash and your lens is (physically) long enough, it may be casting a shadow onto your subject.
Nov
25
comment How can I keep my camera warm while photographing time lapses over a few hours of 25F / - 4C temperatures?
Related: photo.stackexchange.com/questions/27800
Nov
22
comment Is it okay to store a battery in its (unplugged) charger?
Whether or not the battery will deplete beyond the usual self-discharge depends entirely on the design of the charger.
Nov
22
comment Handicapped shooter needs remote view finder display
@Ryan: I thought the questioner made live view's deficiencies pretty clear.
Nov
20
comment Handicapped shooter needs remote view finder display
If holding the camera at a lower level is an option, would you be able to use a right-angle viewfinder adapter like the DR-5 or DR-6?
Nov
15
comment Why do my vertical photos go back horizontal when transferred from camera to iPad? How to avoid that?
CameraWindow and Photos may behave differently with respect to the orientation information stored in the image or there may be a switch in the latter that isn't turned on to allow it.
Nov
5
comment Lens cap alternative to Canon cap which won't risk damaging my filter?
Here, have an upvote.
Aug
26
comment Cheap underwater equipment for d300s
If you're not planning to do this regularly, have you considered renting? Housings for the D300 are easy to find and rent for about US$250/week.
Aug
26
comment Nikon D3200 Android USB control
Can't speak for the D3200, but it works fine on with my D300.
Jul
3
comment Is it possible to add an aperture ring on Nikon G Lenses?
With most of the N80s listed on eBay right now being under $50, the number of lenses you'd gain access to makes that route's almost a no-brainer.
Jun
20
comment Usefulness of a Broken Polarizing Filter
Your best bet would be to ask Hoya if they repair their filters.
Jul
17
comment DIY motion trigger for use in High Speed Photography?
Triggertrap has an Arduino board kit that you can build and program however you like. Alternately, their mobile app and a $30 dongle gets the job done, too.
Jun
28
comment Can a photo app for Android improve image quality?
@mattdm: See my answer to this question.
Jun
26
comment How is the cold resistance of entry level DSLRs?
Have you investigated the operating temperature ranges specified in the manuals for those cameras? You may also find this question informative.
Jun
25
comment How to carry a DSLR on a motorcycle?
For safety's sake, I recommend against carrying equipment attached to you. Anything large and solid (tripod, camera body) between you and an impact surface is going to cause additional injury during a crash.
Jun
10
comment How to protect my D7100 on holiday / at sea?
What @dpollitt said. Bring a few filters. It's quicker to swap them out if they get a little bit of spray on them than it is to stop and clean your front element.
Jun
8
comment What devices transfer photos from one flash media to another?
Also related: photo.stackexchange.com/questions/924