What The Duck 374

December 26, 2007

“All I want for Christmas are my two butt cheeks”

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What The Duck 358

November 30, 2007

It’s Animated Comic Strip Friday.  You can find more here.


Holiday Gift Guide: Really Right Stuff BH-40 Ballhead

November 24, 2007

The following is part of a much larger dSLR Dad Holiday Gift Guide:

Honestly, you can’t go wrong with anything from Really Right Stuff. But their new BH-40 Ballhead is that piece of equipment that makes you question why you struggled for so long with that other inferior tripod head you had. It is their mid-sized ballhead and is perfect for popular light to mid-sized gear such as 70-200mm/f2.8 and 300mm/f4 lenses. This ballhead is load-rated at 18-pounds but weighs only 13-ounces.

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The Perfect dSLR Dad Holiday Gift

November 23, 2007

The following is part of a much larger dSLR Dad Holiday Gift Guide:

For all of you dSLR Dad’s (or dSLR Dad significant others) I have here the perfect gift idea. A B&H Photo gift card (they start at $20):

For those of you who may not know, B&H is pretty much where all the professionals go for their equipment needs. They have everything, and normally at the best price. There are only two places I purchase my dSLR gear, and that’s Amazon and B&H Photo. Great sites, with great prices, without the hassle.


Happy Thanksgiving for All

November 22, 2007

Best wishes to all those dSLR Dad’s in the United States.  For all of you dSLR Dad’s in other parts of the world taking the time to read my blog, make today “Big Family Meal Thursday.”

Thanksgiving is my favorite Holiday.  It’s a time to create a large and wonderful meal to share with your Family and Friends. Let today be the day that you take a little extra time and appreciate those around you.  And while you’re at it, snap a few photographs of those around you.

Today’s Holiday Photography Tip:  When you look through the viewfinder, look at what’s behind your Loved One.  If you don’t like the background, change your angle or move to the side.  This is one way to move from a snapshot to a photograph.  This will not only make the background clearer, but also help eliminate the akward piece of furniture sticking out the side of someone’s head.


Nikon D300 now shipping at Amazon

November 21, 2007

Amazon has the Nikon D300 DX 12.3MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only) in stock and ready to ship. You can check it out here.


Canon EOS 40D Camera Raw Fix Coming

November 11, 2007

Rob Galbraith has posted that Canon USA’s customer support is telling Canon EOS 40D customers that there will be an upcoming firmware update. the update is expected to improve incompatibility between CR2 RAW files and Adobe’s Camera Raw plug-in. Expect v1.0.5 firmware to be released the end of November.

You can read more details here.