Category Archives: Canon

PIC A DAY: 060714: MakerBot Replicator 2

My wife bought me a MakerBot Replicator 2 for Father’s Day (I get to play with it early because the box it came in said MakerBot on the outside). Tonight, while I run through a print or two, I thought I’d grab the camera and see what I could come up with.

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Canon 5D Mark III announced

Canon has announced the upcoming release of the Canon 5D Mark III the successor to the ever popular 5D Mark II that many film and television crews love to use.  I have two 5D Mark IIs, will today’s announcement prompt me to go on a selling spree to get the Mark III?

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Pic a Day 123111 Orion

I love timelapse photography, and I love pictures of the night sky.  Earlier in 2011, I had attempted some night time work that didn’t turn out very well. I’ve been doing some reading, video watching, and consulting, and finally went out on a very cold night to see if I could do a better job than the last time.

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Pic a Day 122711: Macro LEGO

One of the main lenses people tell beginners to get is a 50mm prime lens that has a really low f-stop.  The “nifty-fifty” lens is not too expensive, and gives you something to take pictures with.  While I do have a 50mm prime, I also picked up a 50mm f/2.5 macro lens that can take regular photos.

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