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.
  • 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

  • 24:23 Minolta XK (X1, XM) Video Manual 1 of 2

    Minolta XK (X1, XM) Video Manual 1 of 2

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    Minolta's XK was the most-complete professional-grade system camera released by Minolta and one of only two ultra-high-specification bodies they released. The XK competed with the original Canon F-1 and Nikon F2, but had specifications and capabilities in

  • 07:39 More Tips to Improve Photography

    More Tips to Improve Photography

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    In this episode of Ask David I provide some best practices for improving photography. In last week's episode we looked at specific resources and tips to help improve photography. This video focuses on habits that people can do in how they handle their wor

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