David Hancock


I write and I photograph and that's pretty much enough. You can check out my photography website (linked below) or buy my novel (it's really good) for your Amazon Kindle.
  • 01:27 What is Panchromatic Film?

    What is Panchromatic Film?

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    In this episode of Ask David I talk about panchromatic film. Panchromatic film is what we, in general, use today for black and white photography. Panchromatic means that film can see a wide aray of light. Pan (wide) chroma (color) tic (adjectival suffix.)

  • 31:26 Nikon F4 Video Instruction Manual 2 of 2

    Nikon F4 Video Instruction Manual 2 of 2

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    Nikon's F4 reimagined what a professional camera could -- and causally should -- be. The camera added innovations that Nikon had worked into previous, lower-tier cameras and made them professional-grade. With extensive quality control on each unit, these

  • 10:45 Nikon FM2 Video Instruction Manual 1 of 2

    Nikon FM2 Video Instruction Manual 1 of 2

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    Nikon's FM2, probably their most robust and reliable camera, introduced the world to mechanical shutters capable of reaching 1/4,000th of a second. The FM2 had three variations through its production run to improve reliability and performance. Each iterat

  • 15:54 Nikon F4 Video Instruction Manual 1 of 2

    Nikon F4 Video Instruction Manual 1 of 2

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    Nikon's F4 reimagined what a professional camera could -- and causally should -- be. The camera added innovations that Nikon had worked into previous, lower-tier cameras and made them professional-grade. With extensive quality control on each unit, these

  • 03:01 What is a Megapixel?

    What is a Megapixel?

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    In this episode of Ask David I answer a question about what a megapixel actually is. I also talk briefly about how image sensors are structured and how they work. I also address how many megapixels are enough, too few, and too many. My Photography Website

  • 05:05 Hasselblad Film Loading, A12 Back, 500 Series Cameras

    Hasselblad Film Loading, A12 Back, 500 Series Cameras

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    Hasselblad cameras have reputation for being very difficult to load. In fact, back in the day, photography programs, the top-tier ones, had days or multiple days dedicated to students learning how to load Hasselblad film backs and develop the muscle memor

  • 11:55 Hasselblad 501CM Video Instruction Manual 1 of 2

    Hasselblad 501CM Video Instruction Manual 1 of 2

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    Hasselblad's 501CM ended the Hasselblad film lineage. The camera has a number of features that make it a fantastic user camera and some removed items that make a lot of people prefer the 500CM. Mechanically a brilliant camera and with a very good lens lin

  • 15:36 Hasselblad 501CM Video Instruction Manual 2 of 2

    Hasselblad 501CM Video Instruction Manual 2 of 2

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    Hasselblad's 501CM ended the Hasselblad film lineage. The camera has a number of features that make it a fantastic user camera and some removed items that make a lot of people prefer the 500CM. Mechanically a brilliant camera and with a very good lens lin

  • 15:00 Nikon FE2 Instructions Video Manual 2 of 2

    Nikon FE2 Instructions Video Manual 2 of 2

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    Nikon's FE2 was the last of the great cameras with its shape and style. The FE2 provided an electronic, stepless companion to the FM2. The FE2 worked well as a mid-range camera for demanding shooters or a backup body for professionals. Compatible with mos

  • 10:22 Nikon FE2 Instructions Video Manual 1 of 2

    Nikon FE2 Instructions Video Manual 1 of 2

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    Nikon's FE2 was the last of the great cameras with its shape and style. The FE2 provided an electronic, stepless companion to the FM2. The FE2 worked well as a mid-range camera for demanding shooters or a backup body for professionals. Compatible with mos

  • 02:52 What are Barrel and Pincushion Distortion?

    What are Barrel and Pincushion Distortion?

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    In this episode of Ask David I describe and draw what barrell and pinchusion distoriion are. My Photography Website: http://www.5119photography.com/ Follow me on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+DavidHancock

  • 20:31 Minolta Alpha (Maxxum, Dynax) 9 Video Manual 2 of 3

    Minolta Alpha (Maxxum, Dynax) 9 Video Manual 2 of 3

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    The 9, Minolta's last professional film camera, represented an amazing achievement in camera design, engineering, and construction. Using the 9 presents a photographer with an opportunity to experience a camera like no other. The 9 was the finest 35mm cam

  • 15:55 Minolta Alpha (Maxxum, Dynax) 9 Video Manual 3 of 3

    Minolta Alpha (Maxxum, Dynax) 9 Video Manual 3 of 3

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    The 9, Minolta's last professional film camera, represented an amazing achievement in camera design, engineering, and construction. Using the 9 presents a photographer with an opportunity to experience a camera like no other. The 9 was the finest 35mm cam

  • 10:09 Minolta X-700 Video Manual 1 of 2

    Minolta X-700 Video Manual 1 of 2

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    Minolta's X-700 is one of only a few cameras -- the Pentax K1000 and Nikon F3 -- to remain in production for almost two decades. It rested at the top of the Minolta Rokkor-mount lineup and wasn't suitably replaced by a Maxxum camera until the second gener

  • 18:54 Minolta X-700 Video Manual 2 of 2

    Minolta X-700 Video Manual 2 of 2

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    Minolta's X-700 is one of only a few cameras -- the Pentax K1000 and Nikon F3 -- to remain in production for almost two decades. It rested at the top of the Minolta Rokkor-mount lineup and wasn't suitably replaced by a Maxxum camera until the second gener

  • 12:10 Minolta Alpha (Maxxum, Dynax) 9 Video Manual 1 of 3

    Minolta Alpha (Maxxum, Dynax) 9 Video Manual 1 of 3

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    The 9, Minolta's last professional film camera, represented an amazing achievement in camera design, engineering, and construction. Using the 9 presents a photographer with an opportunity to experience a camera like no other. The 9 was the finest 35mm cam

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