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  1. Re: Experience with a SD to Compact Flash card apapter in a DSLR?

    I can tell you that the sd-cf adapters DO NOT work in the Nikon D1, D1h, or D1x bodies. I can also tell you that they DO WORK in the Canon 1d, D30, and 30D bodies. I have direct experience with all 6...
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    Re: canon 70 200 f4 l or 100 mm macro?

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    Here is an example of the 70-200mm f/4 L Non-Is. Canon 30D, ISO 1600, 1/250, f/4, internal flash. I prefer the...
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    Re: Latest And Greatest DSLR

    Oh, one more thing. How about processing the data stream for each photo receptor and adjusting exposure on a pixel by pixel basis. Imagine...perfect exposure on every part of the image! No more...
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    Latest And Greatest DSLR

    I was surveying some of my old equipment the other day and started
    messing with my 1N-RS. Then I starting thinking (day dreaming) about MY ultimate DSLR.
    Basically full-frame, 12.8mp, 15 fps,...
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    Re: 70-200 f/2.8 or f/4 + flash

    Save yourself a bundle right now and go with the 70-200 f/4. Take the leftover and get your flash equipment. While I was trying out a 30d at a skateboard competition, I used the aftorementioned...
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    Re: Worthwhile Camera Shops in Miami Area

    Sorry for the late reply Keith...I'm located in Venice (Sarasota County).
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    Re: What is causing this flare?

    Dan, I tend to agree with you about internal reflection. So, I went to the link you posted and started reading. Frankly I got bored and couldn't believe how many people had to put in their 2 cents....
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    Re: Focusing question

    Keep in mind that if your focusing is set to "closest subject" focus then one of the 9 points will focus on that closest subject. To be precise, I always set my center point on what "I" want to focus...
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    Re: Carrying camera in big city

    If your in downtown Chicago you shouldn't be worried. Every city has it bad parts and seems to be in the outskirts of every city I've been in. "Downtown" of most major cities are well lit, clean, and...
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    Re: Beware of Canon repair!

    Haven't used Canon repair since 1998 on a 1N that got flooded. I'm not even sure about CPS since the restucture, but it really sounds like just plain old bad luck. And in my experience, unless your a...
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    Re: "Canon Recertified"

    Back in my days of full time sports shooting, I would routinely purchase Canon refurbished lenses from B&H (no offense Adorama). I NEVER had ANY problems with my lenses and paid 1/3 of the retail...
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    Re: Worthwhile Camera Shops in Miami Area

    Didn't know there was such a thing in Florida. If you happen to find one, please let me know. I used to deal with Wolf Camera BEFORE they were aquired by Ritz. My local store was a Nikon, Canon,...
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    Re: Where can I get my large pans printed

    Can't recommend anyone in the UK, but in the states the best is http://www.enlargephotos.com/


    There interpolation software is the latest and their work is AMAZING!!!
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    Re: Sports Shooter Suggestions

    I didn't mean to take anything away from the 30d, but your right, I was used to pro bodies that could take a lickin and keep on tickin. I thought the 30d was light years ahead of anything I used...
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    Re: Sports Shooter Suggestions

    As mentioned in one of my other replies, since I can't use "L" lenses on a D3, it seems as though I will most likely opt for a couple MKII's. And maybe a 30d for backup even if I don't like the...
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    Re: Sports Shooter Suggestions

    I appreciate all your suggestions, thanks. As far as the Nikons...again, I came from shooting full-time motorsports using tried & true Canon 1N bodies are 300-600 "L" lenses (non-IS or course) so I...
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    Sports Shooter Suggestions

    Back in the day I was a full time sports shooter and I had the standard arsenal of 1N bodies, zooms, & super teles. Then came the divorce and all my equiptment dissapeared as did my photo career....
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