D200 vs 5D Head to head

“DigitalCameraInfo”:http://www.digitalcamerainfo.com/content/Nikon-D200-vs-Canon-EOS-5D-Head-to-Head-Review-.htm does An interesting comparison of the two cameras. A littl unfair since the 5D is so much more expensive and the review says you get what you pay for. At $3000 street, the 5D is the better camera if you can afford it particularly at ISO above 400 and with just that bit more […]

Switching to Qwest and T-mobile

Well, if you are concerned at all about the government looking over your phone records, it looks like T-mobile and “Qwest”:http://www.qwest.com/LongDistance/index.html are giving record voluntarily. It was a good chance to see what those folks are up to. I was amazed at how prices have come down: * “Domestic Long Distance”:http://www.qwest.com/LongDistance/index.html. If you are a […]

Shopping for the Nikon D200

“Pricegrabber”:http://www.pricegrabber.com/search_attrib.php/page_id=48/vendors%5B%5D=NIK/popup4%5B%5D=10:112/popup1%5B%5D=90:975 shows the complexity of buying a Nikon D200. Right now, they come in a couple kits, so what’s the best one? * “Body with 18-200 F3.5-5.6G DX ED VR”:http://www.pricegrabber.com/p__Nikon_D200_SLR_Digital_Camera_w_18_200mm_F_3_5_5_6_Lens,__15228650/search=d200 . “Ken Rockwell”:http://www.kenrockwell.com/nikon/18200.htm just loves this lense. It is a 12x zoom from wide angle to effective 350mm! Wow that’s amazing, it has vibration reduction […]

More on PMA 2006

“Luminous Landscape”:http://www.luminous-landscape.com/essays/pma-30000.shtml really had some other great insights from the PMA. You can read the piece, but the summary is: * The megapixel wars are over. You won’t see new cameras every 12 months anymore. What a relief! Instead, the 6-8 megapixel cameras will be for amateurs and focus on low noise and higher quality. […]

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