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.
  • 08:54 How do I use Film Indoors?

    How do I use Film Indoors?

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    There are a number of complications when using film indoors -- indoor ISO, the way that lighting alters color on color film stocks, and flash use. This video provides a general overview of how to use film indoors and provides some tips on different film s

  • 04:35 What is Slit Scan Photography?

    What is Slit Scan Photography?

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    Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_David_Hancock_ Gear I used for Filming and Editing: Video Capture and Film Digitization- Pentax K-3 (http://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/english/products/k-3/) Secondary Capture- Sony CX330 (http://www.sony.com/electr

  • 03:07 Are Third-party Lenses Worth Buying?

    Are Third-party Lenses Worth Buying?

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    In this installment of Ask David, I address third-party lenses and whether they're any good. In short, some are really fantastic and others aren't. In general, right now is a great time to buy third-party lenses, many of which have specifications that OEM

  • 07:27 Should I Buy New or Used Cameras and Lenses?

    Should I Buy New or Used Cameras and Lenses?

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    Pentax Forums Legacy Film Camera Buying Guide https://www.pentaxforums.com/articles/photo-articles/film-camera-buying-guide.html Video detailing how to inspect a film camera https://youtu.be/gP9osK11B9s Playlist of videos showing lens flaws https://www.yo

  • 02:01 What Social Media do you use?

    What Social Media do you use?

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    Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_David_Hancock_ Gear I used for Filming and Editing: Video Capture and Film Digitization- Pentax K-3 (http://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/english/products/k-3/) Secondary Capture- Sony CX330 (http://www.sony.com/electr

  • 02:34 Why does the Camera add Ten Pounds?

    Why does the Camera add Ten Pounds?

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    Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_David_Hancock_ Gear I used for Filming and Editing: Video Capture and Film Digitization- Pentax K-3 (http://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/english/products/k-3/) Secondary Capture- Sony CX330 (http://www.sony.com/electr

  • 02:40 If you had to Choose One Camera

    If you had to Choose One Camera

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    Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_David_Hancock_ Gear I used for Filming and Editing: Video Capture and Film Digitization- Pentax K-3 (http://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/english/products/k-3/) Secondary Capture- Sony CX330 (http://www.sony.com/electr

  • 02:46 David's Camera Wishlist

    David's Camera Wishlist

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    Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_David_Hancock_ Gear I used for Filming and Editing: Video Capture and Film Digitization- Pentax K-3 (http://www.ricoh-imaging.co.jp/english/products/k-3/) Secondary Capture- Sony CX330 (http://www.sony.com/electr

  • 05:02 How does Macro Image Focus Stacking Work?

    How does Macro Image Focus Stacking Work?

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    Macro stacking is a great technique to add a lot of depth to macro photos, something that was very hard to obtain in the film photography days due to lens physics. This video shares some keys tips on how to perform a successful macro stack. Follow me on T

  • 02:44 Are Super Zooms Worth Buying?

    Are Super Zooms Worth Buying?

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    I'm an unabashed fan of prime lenses. They deliver better image quality, contrast, and sharpness compared to any zoom. Super zooms require far more lens compromises than I'm willing to make and their large zoom range is offset by some significant technica

  • 01:23 Does Fixer Brand Matter like Developer Type Does?

    Does Fixer Brand Matter like Developer Type Does?

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    Does the brand of fix matter like the developer chemistry? No not really. Fresh fix is important as old fix can cause film to lose a good deal of image quality. Beyond that, the specific fixer brand is unimportant. Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.co

  • 05:17 How do I Stay Interested in Photography?

    How do I Stay Interested in Photography?

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    Creativity is like Breathing, by The Oatmeal: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/creativity Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_David_Hancock_ Gear I used for Filming and Editing: Video Capture and Film Digitization- Pentax K-3 (http://www.ricoh-imaging.

  • 01:47 Does my Camera take Color or Black and White Photos?

    Does my Camera take Color or Black and White Photos?

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    Probably my most-asked question, I answer whether or not your camera takes color or black white photos. And with the exception of a select few black and white digital cameras, the answer is that your camera can take both. Follow me on Twitter: https://twi

  • 13:02 Nikon FM2 Video Instruction Manual 2 of 2

    Nikon FM2 Video Instruction Manual 2 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

  • 02:25 Why do DSLRS only Record Video for 29:59?

    Why do DSLRS only Record Video for 29:59?

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    This video examines why DSLRs, and other digital cameras, won't record takes longer than half an hour. In short: Thank,s EU! Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_David_Hancock_ Gear I used for Filming and Editing: Video Capture and Film Digitization

  • 01:59 Dark Room Flash Photography

    Dark Room Flash Photography

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    This installment looks at how to use a flash in a dark room. Not a darkroom used for photo printing, but a room with no lights on. This technique offers a lot of creative flexibility for stopping motion or taking striking portraits. Follow me on Twitter:

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