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    Tough camera with minimum shutter speed?

    Hi all-

    Need a camera that is drop resistant, and ideally water resistant. Looking for one that also has a minimum shutter speed feature (i.e. so the camera cant take a picture slower then 1/125)....
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    Have you guys seen the DOF from the new Iphone 4s...

    Have you guys seen the DOF from the new Iphone 4s camera? I was really pretty surprised. I didnt think a small sensor could get DOF like that.

    I was thinking of getting this phone for my wife, to...
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    As I understand it, there was an enormous...

    As I understand it, there was an enormous breakthrough, or at least development, on speech recognition a couple of years ago. Historically speech recognition has faltered because people speak in...
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    For comparison, its similar to the vibration that...

    For comparison, its similar to the vibration that the 70-200 gives off when it comes off of IS.
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    You can check with Thom Hogan, the Nikon expert....

    You can check with Thom Hogan, the Nikon expert. Of course he predicted that the D700 replacement would be out in February.

    2010.

    Not trying to bust on Thom, just pointing out that even the...
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    Ok thanks. I definitely feel vibrations as well,...

    Ok thanks. I definitely feel vibrations as well, just not sure if Im used to the softer SB 600 so am overfeeling the SB 700.

    Thanks again.
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    Thanks, Id appreciate that.

    Thanks, Id appreciate that.
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    Americans Try

    I was lucky enough to have a pretty good seat for the American try against Australia. Sadly I had to leave the game shortly thereafter, but the score was 10-5 at the time, I assume the Americans...
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    SB 700 vibrations?

    Hi guys-

    I hope everyone is well. I recently picked up an SB700 to replace my great, but aging SB600 (thanks Rooz!). The first thing I noticed was a vibration that occurs when the flash changes...
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    Hi there, thanks again for the replies. The...

    Hi there, thanks again for the replies.

    The crowd and zipline shots are with the 16-85. The roof shots are with the 35 1.8G.

    If a lens is back focusing, wouldnt it back focus on all shots?...
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    Thanks for your response Rooz. Yes, 3 of the 4...

    Thanks for your response Rooz. Yes, 3 of the 4 things were moving. The one that wasnt moving at all wasnt a unique shot though, I was getting around a 50% yield from those (half were OK, half were...
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    Lol yes K1W1 I suspected easy one would be easy....

    Lol yes K1W1 I suspected easy one would be easy. No sign of the Yachties though. In fact running on that roof seems to be a popular pastime. You were right about the park at Oriental Bay as well, I...
  13. The 'Against' part of that article seems to...

    The 'Against' part of that article seems to largely rest on 'Someone else took a better shot so dont bother'.

    But thats not really the point.

    As others have mentioned, when you start to compose...
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    lol, almost! The password is 'thanks'

    lol, almost!

    The password is 'thanks'
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    The D90 had an incredible price/performance ratio...

    The D90 had an incredible price/performance ratio when it was released a couple of years ago. It was my first DSLR, and I absolutely loved it. It has since been replaced by the D7000 which is a...
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    Single Point AF tolerance levels

    Hi there-

    I have been having some problems with the Single Point AF on my D7000. I know the size of the AF sensor is larger (and a different shape) then the 'box' in the viewfinder, but I am...
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    I love the sky Turo, especially as it took me a...

    I love the sky Turo, especially as it took me a minute to notice it.
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    Grab a copy of 'Understanding Exposure' by Bryan...

    Grab a copy of 'Understanding Exposure' by Bryan Peterson. It was recommended to me when I first came here, and it a very useful place to start learning.
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    Whats the expected life of an SB-600?

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    It seems my SB-600 has given up the ghost. It refused to flash for a few minutes, and now I cant even turn it on. I have the batteries charging now just in case, but they were pretty...
  20. Thread: lens purchase

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    Thanks alot Rooz. If I could ask, why do you...

    Thanks alot Rooz.

    If I could ask, why do you find the 85mm 1.4G sublime? Thats the next lens Im thinking about, trying to decide between that and the 1.4D.

    Thanks.
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    Thanks for trying. Yes, in one of the photos there were a few grass strands on the glass itself.

    And Merry Christmas everyone!
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    Im not sure MS should be blamed. Its an OS, cant...

    Im not sure MS should be blamed. Its an OS, cant be expected to run RAW from camera manufacturer X natively well, if even at all.

    In my other life, I spent a lot of time castigating MS for the...
  23. Thread: lens purchase

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    Rooz, do you also think the 50mm 1.4g focuses too...

    Rooz, do you also think the 50mm 1.4g focuses too slow?
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    Great I really appreciate it.

    http://mclanahan.smugmug.com/Other/Reflections/15153863_VM2xp#1133282307_Hzddz

    pw is thankssomuch

    For discussion, picture #1 is the one where you can read the...
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    Its a bit different, having a retail outlet give...

    Its a bit different, having a retail outlet give the opportunity to actually feel the camera and the ergonomics. Having retail outlets helps the camera manufacturer.

    Should the manufacturer do...
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